Go behind the scenes with The Oscars’ Best Pictures on Blu-ray

Update: To spread the love a little, we are now giving away a Blu-Ray Disc every Monday to our blog and Twitter followers. Last week, we gave a copy of Hurt Locker to @melspur on Twitter. Today, we are giving away a copy of Disney Pixar’s Up! To enter, simply leave a comment stating what your favourite animated film of all time is.

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The highly-anticipated Oscar nominations for 2010 have finally been announced. Four of the ten nominations for Best Picture are already (or imminently) available to watch on Blu-ray, equipped with plenty of special features for delving into the reasons these films have received critical acclaim.

Both The Hurt Locker and Up (released in Europe this month) have special behind the scenes footage presented in high definition. In Up for example, one of the many short documentaries shows how the Pixar team developed their 78-year old action hero and the efforts they went through to accurately convey his moves. It also contains BD-live feature The Global Guardian Badge Game, which gives kids and families a chance to brush up on their geography skills.

On the Inglourious Basterds Blu-ray, a roundtable discussion with director Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, and film critic Elvis Mitchell is worth a watch, for additional understanding of the films’ premise.  Finally, the District 9 Blu-ray provides the option to watch the film with BD-Live features MovieIQ and Cinechat, as well as including several behind the scenes documentaries (all in HD).

All in all, the special features on these Oscar nominated Blu-ray Discs will ensure you are fully equipped with all the information to choose which you think is most deserving of the top prize. The question is, will your favourite win?

116 Responses to “Go behind the scenes with The Oscars’ Best Pictures on Blu-ray”

  1. 1 terence h May 2, 2010 at 4:31 pm

    Disney’s finest, the Jungle book

    without a shadow of doubt.

  2. 2 iain maciver April 26, 2010 at 2:20 pm


  3. 3 Annaloa Hilmarsdottir April 19, 2010 at 8:55 pm

    Has everyone completely forgotten that little gem called Fantasia ? Or am I that old???!!!

  4. 4 Hayley Dowd April 19, 2010 at 3:30 pm

    The Lion King……..LOVE IT!

  5. 6 IAN ROBERTS April 19, 2010 at 2:23 pm

    The Jungle Book – easily the best

  6. 7 Leonie Sanford April 19, 2010 at 11:31 am


  7. 8 rahul April 19, 2010 at 10:49 am

    Fantastic Mr.Fox


  8. 9 Lorraine Foster April 19, 2010 at 10:14 am

    Beauty and the Beast

  9. 10 andrea caizley April 19, 2010 at 10:03 am

    bedknobs and broomsticks is one of my favourites, although its a mixture of animation and real people. love the footie match in it.
    @andiecaz on twitter

  10. 12 jenn April 19, 2010 at 9:59 am

    for sure shrek

  11. 13 Katie April 19, 2010 at 1:14 am

    Beauty and The Beast

  12. 14 Sarah Green April 18, 2010 at 10:23 pm

    Has to be The Lion King for me.

  13. 15 Chmaine April 18, 2010 at 10:02 pm

    My fav is Up!

  14. 16 SHANE gregory April 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm

    My Favourite Is Obviously Monsters Inc – Pure Genius!!

  15. 17 Sarah Williams April 18, 2010 at 9:02 pm

    My Alltime favourite is Monsters Inc.

  16. 18 Joanne H April 18, 2010 at 7:50 pm

    My favouite is 101 dalmations. It’s an all time classic. Unfortunately my four year old daughter is scared of Cruella, so she won’t join me in watching it..I’m hoping it’s a phase that will soon pass so we can cuddle up and watch it together.

    I’m @pigtails21 on twitter..

  17. 19 H.Andrews April 18, 2010 at 6:38 pm

    monsters inc, – kept my son quite for hours on end, watching it over and over and over, _ PRICELES!!

  18. 20 Christina Massue April 18, 2010 at 4:50 pm

    My fave animated film is The Simpson’s Movie, very funny

  19. 21 Ross Fraser April 18, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    I am very romantic so when i saw UP for the first time I loved it espcially what he does for love, who said romance is dead. So although there are a lot of animated films I adore UP has a very special place in my heart and my wife even says that Carl Fredricksen reminds her of me.

  20. 22 THOMAS April 18, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    jungle book

  21. 23 Thelma April 18, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    monsters ink

  22. 24 RICHARD April 18, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    lion king

  23. 27 greig spencer April 18, 2010 at 3:20 pm

    has to be lion king!

  24. 28 Emily Hutchinson April 18, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    The first Toy Story film

  25. 29 sharonwallis April 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    Toy Story 1 – could watch it over and over again!

  26. 30 Mark Shaw April 18, 2010 at 11:57 am

    My favourite of all time is Watership Down.

  27. 31 Tara April 18, 2010 at 11:31 am

    It has to be Toy Story! The best animated film ever!

    Rt’d @Englishian 😉

  28. 32 siobhan critchley April 18, 2010 at 7:54 am

    Toy Story

  29. 33 Organic Badger April 17, 2010 at 9:14 pm

    Watership Down

  30. 34 Michelle Watson April 17, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    After just seeing it in 3D How to train your dragon has flown to the top of my list – brilliant family film!

  31. 35 Kimberley Howes April 17, 2010 at 3:19 pm

    Little Mermaid

  32. 36 Daniel Montero April 17, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    My favourite is UP… it is a really moving moving!

  33. 38 Sarah Whittington April 17, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    Mine is the Fox & Hound always has me & my daughter in happy tears!

  34. 39 Rattycat April 17, 2010 at 11:32 am

    Would be Ratatouille for me..love the story..O and i keep pet rats..lol 🙂

  35. 40 Rhoda April 17, 2010 at 11:31 am

    This is a tough one, I reckon it has to be The Jungle Book, LOVE IT! Have RTd too, @justforcomps

  36. 41 cf225 April 17, 2010 at 9:41 am

    THe Jungle Book!!!!

  37. 42 Alison April 17, 2010 at 6:45 am

    Toy Story, its fab 🙂

    Tweeted as well @ali991

  38. 43 Kaustav Sinha April 16, 2010 at 10:50 pm

    My favorite animated Film of all-time has to be the ‘Shrek’! 🙂 The Film featured a great combination of both, emotion & action; I liked all the Characters of the Film! 🙂


  39. 44 Nicky Benton April 16, 2010 at 8:48 pm

    My favourite Disney Animal has to be Dumbo.

  40. 45 Carol Rowley April 16, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    The lion king is my favorite, got to be ageless x

  41. 46 Carol Rowley April 16, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    My favorite has to be the lion king, got to be ageless x

  42. 47 melvis April 16, 2010 at 5:30 pm

    My favourite animated film of all time is Toy Story 😀 I LOVE IT!!! x

  43. 48 Lisa Pope April 16, 2010 at 5:19 pm

    After going to see this film recently it’s become my favourite

    How to train your dragon 3D

  44. 49 AMANDA LETCH April 16, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    Has to be Toy story 1!

  45. 50 Katie mackenzie April 16, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    My fav of all time is the good old “jungle book”
    oh oh oh I wana be like yoooooooo I wana walk like you talk like youuuuuu,you see it’s true …..xxx

  46. 51 Joanne B April 16, 2010 at 5:15 pm

    Lady & the Tramp! x

  47. 52 Catherine Gregory April 16, 2010 at 5:13 pm

    My fave animated film is Monsters Inc, don’t know how a cartoon managed it but it had me in tears lol

  48. 53 Jo April 16, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    Lady and the Tramp so perfect

  49. 54 David McMahon April 16, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    One of my favourites is Small Soldiers. I never tire of seeing that movie. It is computer animated and it has such an awesome soundtrack. I also thoroughly enhoyed both Toy Stories and Monster’s Inc.

  50. 55 Annie Taylor April 16, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    Shrek (the first one).

    Although I can’t look at Donkey now without thinking of Guy Secretan from the TV series Green Wing (if you’re a fan you’ll know what I mean) 🙂

  51. 56 Lorraine Johnson April 16, 2010 at 2:59 pm

    My favourite animated film is Finding Nemo. Apart from it being a fantastic familly film, it was really the first proper movie that I was able to sit down and watch with my son. It was the first film he was able to sit and enjoy whilst understanding it (age 3 at the time lol!)

  52. 57 Celia Hooker April 16, 2010 at 2:50 pm

    Cinderella brings back happy memories. I had to watch it every day with my daughter when she was younger

  53. 58 Denise S April 16, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Finding Nemo so cute looked at my own fishtank in a new light after that.

  54. 59 Linda April 16, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    I just love Shrek!

  55. 60 jenn April 16, 2010 at 1:05 pm

    shrek will always be my fave


  56. 61 Stacey Webb April 16, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    It’s gotta be Shrek, I love thats its got humour that adults & kids alike both understand

  57. 62 Lucie Aiston April 16, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    Its hard to choose between Finding Nemo and Toy Story!!! Both FAB films!!

  58. 63 Susan Nisar April 16, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    I never tire of seeing ‘Flushed Away’…

  59. 64 Rob Eves April 16, 2010 at 12:22 pm

    Got yo by Toy Story, Pixars original and still the best!

  60. 65 andrea tinkler April 15, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    Monsters Inc is fantastic. Never tire of watching it.

  61. 66 janine April 15, 2010 at 2:12 pm

    toy story – still love it after watching it tons of times

  62. 67 Hazel April 15, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    Love The Jungle Book – great songs.

  63. 68 keith lesage April 15, 2010 at 1:21 pm

    I just love Finding Nemo,colourful,fun and so superb.

  64. 69 Tina Smith April 15, 2010 at 12:17 pm

    my favourite animated film has to be Toy Story, it makes me smile every time I watch it, is funny and makes me remember how I used to see my toys as a child x x

  65. 70 Gerry April 15, 2010 at 10:22 am

    Favourite film gotta be Beauty and the Beast, in the cinema when it came out with my daughter, 1st time at the flicks for her. She loved it, cost me a fortune in toys lol. She’s 21 now how time flies

  66. 71 Phil D April 15, 2010 at 8:29 am

    Toy Story 2 has to be the best all time animated film for me. It had all the humour of the first, and I quite fancy Jessie, the yodelling cowgirl, too.

    I’ve tweeted too – @philibaldi

  67. 72 susan langton April 15, 2010 at 8:25 am

    My favorite animated film has to be LADY AND THE TRAMP! What a classic romantic love story between two dogs…The slurping of the spaghetti is a heart stopper!

  68. 73 Sarah L April 14, 2010 at 11:44 pm

    The original Shrek all the way…..

  69. 74 Julie April 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm

    my favourite is Toy Story – never get tired of watching it

  70. 75 Donna Barrie April 14, 2010 at 10:26 pm

    My favourite is Watership Down, it makes me cry everytime i see it or here the song Bright Eyes. x

  71. 76 wendy April 14, 2010 at 10:13 pm

    Watership Down wd be my fav have tweeted too @kikicomp

  72. 77 Lisa April 14, 2010 at 10:03 pm

    Wall-e – it’s both so funny and sad!

  73. 78 Ann Tofari April 14, 2010 at 9:55 pm

    Shrek. Brilliant film and so so funny.

  74. 79 claire woods April 14, 2010 at 8:55 pm

    The first Toy Story film is the best.

  75. 80 Geri Gibson April 14, 2010 at 3:31 pm

    Gotta be the Jungle Book, just love the ‘toons and toons.

  76. 81 Ron Goodwin April 14, 2010 at 3:23 pm

    I’m of that age – got to be BAMBI

  77. 82 Veronica Vasquez April 14, 2010 at 10:52 am

    My favorite animated film of all time is Shrek.. I am also following you & tweeting @ChaoticKarma23 … Hope to win! 😉

  78. 83 Kim Allen April 14, 2010 at 10:09 am

    Finding Nemo! Mine Mine Mine Mine Mine 😀

  79. 84 Kate Verrier April 14, 2010 at 10:01 am

    My favourite has to be Ariel the Little Mermaid – watched it hundreds of time when i was younger and i still enjoy it 🙂

    @grannysmither on twitter

  80. 85 Alan Martin April 13, 2010 at 10:38 pm

    My favourite movie is Toy Story

    My Twitter name is ZenGandalf and i’ve RT’d the competition

  81. 86 Rg2625 April 13, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    Monster Inc. I’d love to cuddle Sulley (the big blue fluffy monster)

  82. 87 Tammie Chocklett April 13, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    My favorite animated film of all time would have to be Shrek! (the first one)

  83. 88 Vanessa April 13, 2010 at 8:38 pm

    Howl’s Moving Castle is fantastic!!!

  84. 89 Ryan Smith April 13, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    Toy Story 😀

  85. 90 Jack April 13, 2010 at 7:19 pm

    My favourite animated film of all time is Toy Story. It’s actually made by the same people as up and not only is it my favourite animated movie, but probably my overall favourite movie too! I just love all the characters, with my favourite being Mr Potato Head of course.

    I’m also quite looking forward to Toy Story 3 which I hear is being released soon. Fingers crossed it is as great as the first two.

    By the way, retweeted the message here: http://twitter.com/Enzo3000/status/12117294043

  86. 91 Jade Clancy April 13, 2010 at 7:08 pm

    My fave animated film is a toss up between He-Man & She-Ra – The Secret of the Sword, Jem The Movie, and Disneys Alice In Wonderland, all of them just remind me of being a kid 🙂

    RT’d as @Girlyougotstyle on Twitter


  87. 92 Steven Taylor April 13, 2010 at 6:58 pm

    Has to be Toy Story.

  88. 93 Jo Young April 13, 2010 at 6:14 pm

    I love so many but my favourite is the Little Mermaid, I just love the songs 🙂

  89. 94 FionaLynne Edwards April 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm

    My fav animated feature is Aladdin. Love it!

  90. 95 Heather Shaw April 13, 2010 at 3:14 pm

    Mine must be toy story. Is it wrong that i fancy buzz and woody? :s

  91. 96 Frances Heaton April 13, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    My favourite is definitely BAMBI. Sad, emotional, colourful and funny – this movie has stood the test of time!

  92. 97 Lisa Stewart April 13, 2010 at 12:46 pm

    I know you will think I’m just saying this, but Up is definitely a strong contender! I cried and laughed so much – saw it three times at the cinema.
    Before Up came out….I’m a big Disney freak, so it’s hard to choose just one favourite Disney film! If forced I would say Hercules – controversial choice maybe but I loved greek myths as a kid and was nuts about this film. The gospel soundtrack is amazing as well.

  93. 98 C Hui April 13, 2010 at 12:07 pm

    Would say my fav would be Wall-E.

  94. 99 Martine April 13, 2010 at 12:03 pm

    Bambi is still my favourite.

  95. 100 Gavin April 13, 2010 at 11:55 am

    Got to say, I still love Ghost In The Shell and Akira, but they’re a bit way out there for most people.
    Animal Farm if you want a classic. Watership Down is just too depressing.
    Monsters Inc is my fav from modern animation.

  96. 101 sassyele April 13, 2010 at 11:45 am

    My fave is Lady and the Tramp – i saw this at the pictures when i was a young ‘un and loved it!! Also one of the first movies i cried at! lol
    More recently though…Shark Tale – this had me in hysterics!!

  97. 102 Katie mackenzie April 13, 2010 at 11:44 am

    The jungle book is my fav xx all rted from @katiemack12

  98. 103 Katie mackenzie April 13, 2010 at 11:43 am

    My fav film has to be the jungle book xx

  99. 104 Katie mackenzie April 13, 2010 at 11:42 am

    Thank you for this fantastic oppertunity blue Ray is the way forward xx & RT from @katiemack12

  100. 105 @SooperSandy April 13, 2010 at 11:41 am

    Ah that is a tough one…My joint best are: Beauty and The Beast, Toy Story 1, Snow White, Pinocchio and Wall-E..is that technically cheating? ;o)I havent seen Up yet but i have heard great things.

  101. 106 Nicola Abbott April 13, 2010 at 11:39 am

    I’m a sucker for the old animated films and my favourite is Snow White.

    Thanks for the lovely prizes x

    My Twitter name is popple79 and I’ve also RT’d this competition.

  102. 107 Hollie Cheadle April 13, 2010 at 11:39 am

    Woops spelt my name wrong earlier! Silly iPhone keypad!

    Hollie Cheadle

  103. 108 Lora April 13, 2010 at 11:36 am

    It’s got to be Shrek – Well Shrek 2 actually purely for Puss in Boots 😀 !

  104. 109 Hollis Cheadle April 13, 2010 at 10:39 am

    My favourite animation of all time is Beauty and the Beast. I even had a film/tv theme 21st party so I could be Belle!

  105. 110 Rod Curtis April 13, 2010 at 10:38 am

    It’s got to be Shrek

  106. 111 Ian April 13, 2010 at 10:37 am

    Shrek – all of them, hilarious

  107. 112 Jennifer Thorpe April 13, 2010 at 10:37 am

    My favourite animated film is shrek – very funny

  108. 113 Julie Henderson April 13, 2010 at 10:37 am

    The Lion King – Fantastic story, emotional and amazing tunes

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