The Island (UMD for PSP)

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Product Overview

From Director Michael Bay (Armageddon, The Rock) comes an action-packed thrill ride that's an "explosive, mind-blowing assault on the senses!" - Clay Smith, The Insider.

Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson lead an all-star cast as residents of an isolated, high-tech compound. But when they discover they're actually clones, and worth more dead than alive, they stage a daring escape. Battling an unfamiliar environment and an armed team of mercenaries in hot pursuit, they'll risk their lives and freedom to save those they left behind - and reveal the truth about The Island.

What is UMDTM?
UMD, Universal Media Disc, is a brand-new and groundbreaking optical storage medium, designed for the high speed and efficient delivery of digital entertainment content that can store up to 1.8 GB of digital data on a 60mm disc -- or an entire feature film on a single UMD video. All UMD DVDs are produced in Widescreen and encoded using advanced AVC compression. UMD for PSP will play on the new PlayStation Portable handheld entertainment system.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 60 mm
  • Maximum Capacity: 1.8GB (Single-sided, dual layer)
  • Laser wavelength: 660nm (Red laser)
  • Specifications

    Studio Paramount
    SKU 202104642
    UPC 678149480528
    UPC 14 00678149480528
    Release Date 1/10/2006
    Rating Rating
    Actors
    Name Mcgregor,Ewan
    Link Search Link
    Cast & Crew
    Caspian Tredwell-Owen - Story By
    Caspian Tredwell-Owen, et. al. - Screenplay
    Ewan McGregor - Actor
    Mauro Fiore - Director of Photography
    Michael Bay - Director
    Michael Bay, et. al. - Producer
    Michael Clarke Duncan - Actor
    Nigel Phelps - Production Designer
    Paul Rubell, et. al. - Editor
    Scarlett Johansson - Actor
    Steve Buscemi - Actor
    Steve Jablonsky - Original Music By
    Reviews
    ReviewSource James Berardinelli's ReelViews
    Review If there are lots of flashes and bangs, and smoke and fire, either your car has just rear-ended a Pinto or Michael Bay has made a new movie. Sometimes, both are disasters. In the case of The Island, there's enough fun to be had that it's almost possible to ignore the stupidity of the story and the cavity that replaces character development. This is a non-interactive video game demo crossed with an amusement park ride. It offers plenty of thrills but nothing else. It looks and sounds good, but satisfies only on the most primal level. For some, this will be enough. Calling The Island a "popcorn, old-fashioned summer movie" is fair, but it's also sad, since it could have been more. But movies that aim low rarely achieve any kind of altitude.
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    Reviewer James Berardinelli
    ReviewRating 6
    ReviewSource Chicago Sun-Times
    Review The Island runs 136 minutes, but that's not long for a double feature. The first half of Michael Bay's new film is a spare, creepy science fiction parable, and then it shifts into a high-tech action picture. Both halves work. Whether they work together is a good question. The more you like one, the less you may like the other. I liked them both, up to a point, but the movie seemed a little too much like surf & turf.
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    Reviewer Roger Ebert
    ReviewRating 7
    Features
    English, Spanish, French, No Longer Produced
    Product Attributes
    Video Format UMD
    Quotes
    Jeffrey Lyons, NBC-TV An enormously entertaining thriller...
    JP Sarni, Sirius Satellite Radio A full-throttle thrill ride.
    Paul Clinton, CNN Online Great Story, Great Action, Great Film!
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