With the maximum security secrecy surrounding the making of the movie, coupled with producer J.J. Abrams' Lost mystique, Cloverfield was one of the most buzzed-about films in recent history. And when it finally hit theaters with its unapologetic, Godzilla-like "monster attacks metropolis" premise, audiences embraced it to the tune of $80 million, shaky-camera first-person perspective and all.
Cloverfield proved two things: first, people still dig fun disaster flicks in which a crazy, rampaging monster is destroying everything in its path; and second, people love them some Lizzy Caplan (from TV's The Class), who stole the show as Marlena, the cute, sarcastic chick who clocks out in most unfortunate fashion. Poor Marlena...
Fans will find the Cloverfield DVD loaded with a few interesting extras, including deleted scenes, featurettes on the making of the film, and a couple of alternate endings. And what post-Lost J.J. Abrams project could be complete without a wild goose chase? To that end, there are some easter eggs to taunt fans and waste valuable man-hours...
As an added bonus, select retail outlets are also giving away various goodies with every purchase of Cloverfield: Suncoast and FYE are issuing their copies in limited edition swank steel book packaging; Best Buy is throwing in a bonus disc entitled "TJ Miller's Video Diary" that features 30-minutes of behind-the-scenes footage; Kmart and Sears are giving away Cloverfield ringtones; and Target is including "Rob's Goin' to Japan Party Mix" music CD that sports nine tracks.
To commemorate the release of the DVD, we're giving away three copies in a random drawing. To enter for your chance to win, just fill out the form below...
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