Also inside the case is an insert containing a code for a digital copy of the extended version of the movie only the flip side of the insert has an advertisement for 'The Martian' video game app. The Extended Edition includes 10 minutes of new footage not seen in theaters, as well as over two hours of behind-the-scenes content. While not quite that dramatic, I did experience a longer than usual handshake on disc boot here, followed by a momentary stutter where it seemed like video information was trying to load but not quite getting there. While most writers would have delved into the horrors of such a predicament, both Weir's book and Goodard's screenplay present Watney as a man of extreme exuberance. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But, unknown to them, Mark is still alive.
I think the extra minutes are worth seeing. I think fans of the novel will especially appreciate these additions. Note that audio is also available in English 5. Extras: Now this is the Ridley Scott Blu-ray I was looking for. I also found the black levels in this presentation to be good, but not great the color of space was brighter than the letter boxing.
There are also visible details in spectral highlights look for any scene with solar panels. With a couple Golden Globe wins and seven Oscar nominations, director Ridley Scott has made his best film in a decade, as The Martian delivers on being an exciting visual success, with a tremendous cast making it all the more worthwhile. This is the kind of film a director can only really make after a long career of honing his or her craft. Again, while all of these additions may seem minor when looked upon individually, the sum total is an even more satisfying viewing experience that the original version. What it lacked in prose, it more than made up for in genuine and honestly written humor, heart, and a keen effort towards scientific accuracy. Double dipping may not be an absolute imperative here, but the good news is for those who do choose to buy this again, there is copious new material here, even if the bulk of it is extracurricular, as it were. For more about The Martian 4K and the The Martian 4K Blu-ray release, see the published by Jeffrey Kauffman on June 20, 2016 where this Blu-ray release scored 4.
This could also have been used as an effective promotion trailer for the movie, although I'm not sure if it was or not. Again, it would have fit the anti-'Hollywood' feeling that so much of the movie had up until those final scenes. The highlight of the disc is the new 6-part feature-length documentary on the making of the film, The Long Way Home: Making the Martian 79:21. Produced by longtime Ridley Scott documentarian Charles de Lauzirika, this piece covers damn near every aspect of the production. I love the texture and tension of Alien and the visual poetry of Blade Runner.
Additional audio options include English 5. I thought this bit was rather entertaining. But let there be no doubts: 'The Martian' is a wonderful movie, and quite possibly the best movie to be set on Mars that has ever graced the silver screen sorry,! Believing him dead, the rest of the crew escapes into orbit and begins the journey back to Earth. The character moments especially really enhance the drama. This is an Under Armour sports clothing commercial with Matt Damon in character as Watney. Six astronauts are busy exploring the terrain, gathering samples, and doing scientific research, when an unexpectedly strong dust storm overtakes their landing site. Watch for 4K screenshots at a later date.
It certainly helped me get mine in line. You also get the same audio commentary with Scott, Goddard, and Weir and again there are optional subtitles for the commentary too in English, French, and Spanish. Not every beloved scene in the novel carries over to the screen notably an incident in which Watney rolls his rover , but this is true of any such adaptation. The extended edition includes an extended cut featuring 10 minutes of brand new footage not shown in theaters as well as more than two hours of behind-the-scenes content. Now it has returned to Blu-ray with an all new extended cut and hours of new special features.
Matt Damon leads the way in a film about one man surviving 140 million miles away from earth and keeping a positive attitude about everything, while everyone else tries to help. Read the rest of the original review. Finally, Why Science Fiction Inspires Me 26:23 is moderated by Adam Savage of Mythbusters, and features a discussion with Weir, Scott, and Goddard. It all resolved after about 25 seconds or so. The 'video diary' and other video camera shots seen in the movie made use of GoPro Hero4 equipment.
Once the dust storm kicks in, you really start to hear the activity overhead. They will not impact your overall love of the movie, but are interesting in regards to the thought process of what directors and editors choose to leave out of certain cuts of a particular film. During a manned mission to Mars, American astronaut Mark Watney Damon is presumed dead and left behind by his crew. The movie is presented here in the 2. Matt Damon is exactly the right actor to play Watney.