This coming November 27, 2012, one of the best animated movies to come out this year will also be making its Blu-Ray and DVD debut as LAIKA’s ParaNorman is released on 3D Blu-Ray, Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download just in time for the holidays.
ParaNorman, which was made by the same people behind Coraline, follows the story of a young boy named Norman, who must use his gift of seeing and speaking with the dead in order to save his town from a centuries-old curse that’s about to come true. Caught in a wild race against time, the young ghoul whisperer will find his paranormal abilities pushed to their otherworldly limits as he bravely summons up all that makes a hero – courage and compassion.
BONUS FEATURES (BLU-RAY™ and DVD):
· PRELIMINARY ANIMATIC SEQUENCES: With commentary from Director Sam Fell and Writer/Director Chris Butler.
· PEERING THROUGH THE VEIL: A special behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creation of the weird and wonderful world of ParaNorman from building the characters to voicing them.
· FEATURETTES: Seven short segments showcasing Norman and his extraordinarily unusual costars.
· FEATURE COMMENTARY: With Director Sam Fell and Writer/Director Chris Butler.
EXCLUSIVE TO Blu-ray COMBO PACK:
· Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound.
· UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud, and instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TV’s. Consumers can now truly enjoy their movies and TV shows anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. Currently available in the United States only.
· Digital Copy: Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of electronic and portable devices including computers, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod™ touch, Android™ and more!
· BD-LIVETM : Access the BD-Live™ Center through your Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more!
· pocket BLUTM app: The groundbreaking pocket BLU™ app uses iPad®, iPhone®, iPod® touch, Android™, PC and Mac® to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray™ player. Plus iPad® and Android™ tablet owners can enjoy a new, enhanced edition of pocket BLU™ made especially to take advantage of the tablets’ larger screen and high resolution display. Consumers will be able to browse through a library of Blu-ray™ content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go in a way that’s bigger and better than ever before. pocket BLU™ offers advanced features such as:
· Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray™ player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live™ functions with ease.
· Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.
· Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray™ discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
· Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU™-enabled titles available and coming to
· Blu-ray™ Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
· Keyboard: Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.
· uHEAR™: Never miss another line of dialogue with this innovative feature that instantly skips back a few seconds on your
· Blu-ray™ disc and turns on the subtitles to highlight what you missed.