The 26th edition of the Critics’ Choice Awards took place on March 7 and recognized the best in TV and film
When the winners were announced, the acclaimed animation “Soul” took home the statuette for Best Soundtrack, composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
Recalling that the film will be released in 4K, Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD versions on March 23.
The announcement was made by Casa do Mickey, who also revealed the full list of attractions featured in the Blu-ray and DVD releases:
Deleted Scenes Introduction – Writer Mike Jones and Story Supervisor Kristen Lester present the deleted scenes from “Soul.” Mentor Tips – Joe sneaks into the You Seminar mentoring program, trying to figure out how he can get back to … Earth. Fake Clubhouse – Joe follows 22 to his “secret lair” as she reluctantly agrees to help him find his way back to Earth. Run Home – Trapped inside Joe22’s body, he tries – awkwardly – to help his neighbor downstairs. Living the Dream – Joe has a candid conversation with 22 about his fear of living on Earth, so he tries to get home through a dream portal. Press Shot – Joe, trapped in a cat’s body, and 22-year-old trapped in Joe’s body, take the subway to the jazz club for a publicity photo shoot. Audio Commentary – Watch the film with audio commentary from Director Pete Docter, Co-Director / Writer Kemp Powers, and Producer Dana Murray. Not Your Ordinary Joe – See the thought and care involved in creating Joe and his story in the first Pixar film to feature a black main character. Astral Taffy – Take an in-depth look at the artistic and technical innovation that involved creating the sets and characters in the “Soul” world. Pretty Deep for a Cartoon – Filmmakers are faced with big questions, like where does a newborn baby’s personality come from, what is the meaning of life and more! Into the Zone: The Music and Sound of Soul – Explore the different sound worlds of the film and learn how music animates and adds specificity to Joe’s journey. Improvised ‘Soul’ – Find out how the Pixar Systems team and the ‘Soul’ team managed to complete the film on time during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jazz Greats – The giants of the jazz world who have looked up on “Soul” share their passion and hard-earned wisdom about what music and what it does for all of us.
Check out our interview with the voice cast:
Watch the trailer:
“Soul” is now available on the Disney + streaming platform.
In the plot, Joe Gardner is a high school music teacher who dreamed of becoming a jazz musician and eventually got the chance to impress other musicians during an open rehearsal at the Half Note Club. However, an accident causes her soul to separate from her body and transport to “You Seminar”, a center in which souls develop and acquire passions before being transported to a newborn baby. Joe has to work with trained souls, like 22, a soul with a dark outlook on life after being imprisoned for years at You Seminar, in order to return to Earth.
Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey lead the main cast, bringing Professor Joe Gardner and the soul known as 22 to life, respectively. Questlove, Daveed Diggs, Angela Bassett and Phylicia Rashad also lend their voices for the feature film.
Pete Docter and Ken Powers are the directors.
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