DVDs Unwrapped - Hancock

Combine the box office success of Hancock with the fact that it's a superhero movie that appeals to people who really like to geek out with their DVDs, and you would expect a goldmine of extras on the DVD, right? Well, you would be sorely disappointed, because all you get here are the unrated version of the film (I honestly couldn't find the differences between the theatrical edition, though if you saw this a million times, maybe you will), a gazillion featurettes and (if you spring for the two-disc version instead of the cheaper single-disc edition) a digital copy of the film that you can transfer to your computer or PlayStation. I'm going to assume the digital copy of the movie is the same as the version on the disc and jump straight to the only extras that leaves us with: the seven (sorry; gazillion was an exaggeration) featurettes.

"Superhumans: The Making of Hancock": This is your typical documentary featurette that's made during filming and includes interviews with cast and crew members. It tries to be all-inclusive, telling you where the story came from, how it was cast, and how it was made. If you only watch one featurette, this should probably be it from purely an informational perspective, though the stunt doc, "Building a Better Hero" is better to my mind (see below). There's nothing real groundbreaking or anything, but it's always fun to hear actors, director, producer, and writer talk nice about each other (even though it would probably be more fun if they talked bad about each other).

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