War of the worlds

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Adult Blu-Ray (1st floor Audio/Video)BLU WAROn Shelf


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Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Pictures, 2010.
9781415754016, 1415754012
097360749342, 097360749366


General Note
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells.
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Title from disc surface.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
General Note
Special features: Revisiting the invasion -- The H.G Wells legacy -- Steven Spielberg and the original War of the Worlds -- Characters: the family unit -- Prrevisualization -- Production diaries -- Designing the enemy: tripods and aliens -- Scoring War of the Worlds -- We are not alone -- Gallaries -- Theatrical teaser trailer HD.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; narrator, Morgan Freeman ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Rick Carter ; visual effects supervisor, Pablo Helman.
Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez.
Ray Ferrier is a working class man living in New Jersey. He has become estranged from his family and his life isn't in order. His small town life is shaken violently by the arrival of destructive intruders: Aliens which have come up from the ground, en masse, to destroy Earth and all the humans living on it. As the aliens plow through the country in a wave of mass destruction and violence, Ray must put aside thoughts of himself and come to the defense of his children. As the world fends for itself, it's inhabitants must save humanity from a far greater force that threatens to destroy it.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening sequences of sci-fi violence and disturbing images.
Target Audience
Canadian Rating: 14A.
System Details
Blu-ray disc; 1080p high definition; DTS-HD MA 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, French, English or Portuguese subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, S., Kennedy, K., Wilson, C., Friedman, J., Koepp, D., Cruise, T., Fanning, D., Otto, M., Robbins, T., Kamiński, J., Freeman, M., Williams, J., & Wells, H. G. 1. (2010). War of the worlds . DreamWorks Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. 2010. War of the Worlds. DreamWorks Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steven Spielberg et al.. War of the Worlds DreamWorks Pictures, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Spielberg, Steven, et al. War of the Worlds DreamWorks Pictures, 2010.

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