Special features include the following featurettes: The Making Of The Scorpion King 2: Rise Of A Warrior (14 minutes), Fight Like An Akkadian: Black Scorpion Training Camp (six minutes), On The Set With The Beautiful Leading Ladies (four minutes), Creating A Whole New World (nine minutes), and The Visual Effects of The Scorpion King 2: Rise Of A Warrior (seven minutes); a five-minute interview Becoming Sargon: One On One With Randy Couture; four minutes of deleted scenes; and a two-minute gag reel.
See how the legend of The Scorpion King began when young Mathayus (Copon) witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of the powerful King Sargon (Couture). Mathayus' quest for vengeance leads to his transformation
With adequate resolution and good color saturation, the anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD looks better than other direct-to-DVD titles I have seen, but black levels are elevated and can show excessive noise, and shadow delineation is somewhat lacking. Browns and greens dominate the color scheme, and colors are not very vibrant. Edge enhancement is used but is not overly distracting, but heavy compression can cause the image to appear harsh and overly digitized. (Danny Richelieu)
While the surround channels can be ignored at times, the Dolby
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