The only segments really worth tuning into are a longer version of the movie’s clever propaganda film-within-a-film and an all too brief featurette called “Preparing for the Games: A Director’s Process.” In that chapter, Ross walks us through a couple of scenes from the movie, splitting the screen into three parts. He simultaneously shows us the shooting script, the cool storyboards, and what we ended up seeing in theaters. It’s fascinating stuff for film nerds, offering a real sense of the nuts and bolts of how movies get made. Sadly, it’s only on the Blu-ray version and it’s only three minutes long. The movie: A–; the extras: B–
Bummer that there’s not more and better special features. But then, I almost always feel that way about the first home video release of films. Maybe we’ll get better content in a later release.