Standing in the Shadows of Motown and T2: Extreme DVD Include Windows Media 9 DVD-ROM

Artisan Home Entertainment Inc. announced they will issue Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Extreme Edition), a two-disc DVD set that will feature a digitally remastered theatrical version of the film in high-definition video and full surround sound on a single DVD-ROM in Microsoft Windows Media 9 Series. T2: Extreme DVD will offer consumers using today’s Windows XP-based computers nearly three-and-a-half times the resolution of standard DVD video and will include previously unseen extras. T2: Extreme DVD is available now for a suggested retail price of $29.98.

In addition, Artisan Home Entertainment’s Standing in the Shadows of Motown two-disc DVD package, released April 22, includes a Microsoft Windows Media 9 Series enhanced DVD-ROM secured with Windows Media Digital Rights Management. This technology presents the movie in a high-resolution format for PC viewing, offering almost two times greater resolution than standard DVD video.

The Standing in the Shadows of Motown DVD also offers a Virtual Recording Studio extra feature with software from Sonic Foundry that will enable viewers to actually compose and record their own hit tune by arranging original music created exclusively for the DVD by the Funk Brothers, the musicians responsible for the extraordinary sound of Motown and the focus of this film. The software allows viewers to create endless variations and even add their own vocals and instruments. The DVD is loaded with several other intriguing extras, including featurettes, commentary, music videos, and a series of this year’s short films from

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