Disc two has a whole raft of behind the scenes featurettes loosely divided into Pre-production, Production, and Post-production sections. It will take a good 3 hours to get through all of these sections and they are exhaustive and absorbing. Eighteen extended or deleted scenes, interviews with all the cast and crew, with Steve Norrington being the only notable absentee, a look at the special effects and CGI work, you name it and you will find it here.
The movie is a modest disappointment for me. The graphic novel by Alan Moore is a superior effort, but the film fails to generate the same level of suspension of disbelief, still it was a notch above the mediocrity of some recent “blockbuster” efforts. Some of the CGI is substandard stuff, but this could just be the highly detailed image, that shows it up for what it is. The disc however is a class act, a superb DTS track, a corking crystal clear image, and lovely packaging (although the sumptuous booklet is all in Japanese). If I was going to own any version of LXG it would probably be this one.
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