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Armageddon

Michael Bay

 
Armageddon (Criterion DVD)
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  • United States
  • 1998
  • 153 minutes
  • Color
  • 2.35:1
  • English
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  • Spine #40

Bruce Willis and an all-star cast of roughneck oil drillers blast off on a mission to save the planet in Michael Bay’s doomsday space epic.

Cast

Harry S. StamperBruce Willis
A.J. FrostBen Affleck
Grace StamperLiv Tyler
Dan TrumanBilly Bob Thornton
Charles "Chick" ChappleWill Patton
Lev AndropovPeter Stormare
Lt. General KimseyKeith David
RockhoundSteve Buscemi

Disc Features

DIRECTOR-APPROVED DOUBLE DISC SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

DISC ONE: THE MOVIE

  • The exclusive director’s cut, containing previously unseen footage, in a new digital transfer personally supervised by Michael Bay
  • Discrete 5.1 channel Dolby® Digital soundtrack
  • Two commentary tracks: One featuring Michael Bay, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Bruce Willis, and Ben Affleck; the second featuring cinematographer John Schwartzman, NASA consultant Dr. Joe Allen, and asteroid consultant Ivan Bekey
  • Subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

DISC TWO: SUPPLEMENTS

  • Michael Bay’s gag reel
  • Deleted scenes compiled by Michael Bay
  • Storyboards and production design drawings
  • Analyses of the special effects by visual effects supervisors Richard Hoover, Pat McClung, and Hoyt Yeatman
  • Production designer Michael White on the look of Armageddon
  • Trailer, teaser, and television spots
  • The Aerosmith music video “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing,” plus interviews with band members

    Cover design by Basia Grocholski, based on a theatrical poster

Film Essays

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Armageddon

By Jeanine Basinger June 21, 1999

Despite what you may have heard, Armageddon is a work of art by a cutting-edge artist who is a master of movement, light, color, and shape—and also of chaos, razzle-dazzle, and explosion. (It . . . Read more »

Clippings

QUOTE OF THE DAY

July 23, 2009

The New York Press’s Armond White on Made in U.S.A and 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her—by way of Michael Bay (we knew it would happen someday!): “Both these widescreen spectacles can help remind . . . Read more »


Film Essays

Armageddon_feature_current_thumbnail

Armageddon

By Jeanine Basinger June 21, 1999

Despite what you may have heard, Armageddon is a work of art by a cutting-edge artist who is a master of movement, light, color, and shape—and also of chaos, razzle-dazzle, and explosion. (It . . . Read more »