||Forever Young [DVD](1992) DVD
Romantic fantasy stars Mel Gibson as a daredevil Air Force pilot who is cryogenically frozen in 1939 after his girlfriend enters a coma. He reawakens in 1992 and becomes involved in the lives of a fatherless boy and his feisty mother (Jamie Lee Curtis). With Elijah Wood, Isabel Glasser, George Wendt. 102 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; interactive menus; production notes; scene access; theatrical trailer.
The Adventures Of Huck Finn [DVD](1993) DVD
Mark Twain's classic tale of the adventures of a young boy on the Mississippi and the fascinating characters he meets is given a rich treatment by the Disney Studios. Elijah Wood is the adventurous Huck, who befriends runaway slave Jim (Courtney B. Vance) and meets the crafty con men King (Jason Robards, Jr.) and Duke (Robbie Coltrane). 110 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: Spanish, French; audio commentary; featurette.
The War [DVD](1994) DVD
From "Fried Green Tomatoes" director Jon Avnet comes this heartfelt drama set in Mississippi in 1970, where 11-year-old twins build a treehouse, then join their friends in defending it from neighborhood toughies. Meanwhile, father Kevin Costner returns home from Vietnam, devastated by his own combat experiences. Elijah Wood, Mare Winningham also star. 126 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; biographies; theatrical trailer; scene access.
Exciting and moving family drama, based on the popular '60s TV series and films, stars Elijah Wood as a troubled Chicago youth who goes to spend the summer in Florida with fisherman uncle Paul Hogan and finds a dolphin whom he names Flipper. The pair become friends as they cope with dangers both natural and man-made. 96 min.
The Ice Storm [DVD](1997) DVD
Set in a suburban Connecticut community in 1973, director Ang Lee's stark, ironic look at familial and sexual detachment stars Kevin Kline and Joan Allen as a married couple for whom the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend could provide a chance to reach out to each other and teenage children Christina Ricci and Tobey Maguire. However, Kline is busy having an affair with neighbor Sigourney Weaver, the teens are pursuing their own romantic targets, and a bitter winter storm that hits the region brings all these human dramas to a surprising climax. 110 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.0, Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; "making of" featurette; theatrical trailer; sc
The Faculty [DVD](1998) DVD
Director Robert Rodriguez and scripter Kevin Williamson blend "The Breakfast Club" and "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" for this creepy sci-fi tale about a small-town Ohio high school whose teachers and staff begin acting strangely. A small group of students discovers that the adults are the first victims of an alien invasion. Well-made chiller stars Elijah Wood, Laura Harris, Robert Patrick, Piper Laurie and Bebe Neuwirth. 105 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; theatrical trailer; scene access.
Deep Impact [DVD](1998) DVD
A special-effects-filled disaster epic with a sensitive side, this hit stars Tea Leoni as a TV reporter who uncovers the suppressed news that a newly-discovered comet is on a collision course with Earth. With time running out, a NASA team led by veteran astronaut Robert Duvall is sent to try and destroy the comet, while a lottery is held to pick the million Americans to be housed in specially-built caves to survive the coming catastrophe. Morgan Freeman, Elijah Wood, Maximilian Schell and Leelee Sobieski also star. 121 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; theatrical trailers; scene access.
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring [DVD](2001) DVD
In the first installment of director Peter Jackson's ambitious and successful film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy trilogy, Elijah Wood stars as plucky Hobbit Frodo Baggins, whose bequest of an arcane ring from his uncle Bilbo (Ian Holm) spurs a perilous journey to prevent an overpowering evil from enveloping Middle Earth. Ideally-cast support is provided by Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Liv Tyler, Cate Blanchett, Sean Astin, Hugo Weaving, Christopher Lee. 178 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, DD-EX 5.1; Subtitles: English; documentaries; featurettes; music video; TV spot; theatrical trailers; more. Two-disc set.
Ash Wednesday [DVD](2002) DVD
Set in the mean streets of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, director/writer/co-star Edward Burns' taut drama of vengeance and redemption finds Irish-American bar owner Burns surprised by the sudden appearance of brother Elijah Wood, thought to have been killed in a gang-related crime three years earlier. Rosario Dawson, Oliver Platt co-star. 99 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary by Burns; theatrical trailer.
The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers [DVD](2002) DVD
With the Fellowship of the Ring splintered, the war for Middle Earth continues in the second Tolkien tale from Peter Jackson. As warriors Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen), Legolas (Orlando Bloom) and Gimli (John Rhys-Davies) help defend the fortress of Helm's Deep from the monstrous forces of dark lord Sauron, ring-bearing hobbit Frodo (Elijah Wood) and pal Sam (Sean Astin) are joined in their quest to Mt. Doom by the ring's twisted, tormented former owner, Gollum (Andy Serkis in a "voice and virtual performance"). With Christopher Lee, Miranda Otto and Ian McKellen. 175 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, DD-EX 5.1; documentaries; featurettes; music video; game; theatrical trailers; TV spots; previews; DVD-ROM content.