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From the lurking corners of the internet, sometimes called LiveJournal, comes a sneak peek at the DVD cover art for the Grindhouse separately released films Planet Terror and Death Proof. Based on these pictures, it looks like they'll be housed inside of collectible tins, with a regular snapper case underneath. But, as always with things on the web that don't come straight from the source, take it with a grain of salt.

You can read all about the special features that will be included after the break, but I'm most excited about Vanessa Ferlito's restored lapdance scene in Death Proof. Hopefully that'll be worth the price of admission alone. Rodriguez' Planet Terror will include mainstays from his DVD releases, including the 10 minute film school and cooking school entries, as well as a feature-length commentary track.

Thankfully, Death Proof will have a built-in special feature on your remote called the "fast-forward" button that will let you skip through all of those interminably long talking scenes. The shots of these DVDs look like they might have been taken at Comic-Con, where they had a real amputee dressed up like Cherry Darling. I didn't get close enough to check, due to the throngs of fanboys taking her pictures while she gyrated on a pole.


Death Proof is in stores September 18th, and Planet Terror is in stores October 16th.

Special features!

Quentin Tarantino's serial-killer homage to the old school car chase film, Death Proof will hit shelves with over 30 minutes of additional, never-before-seen footage including the maddening "missing reel" (containing the excised lapdance sequence) as well as a black and white segment in the film's second act. The DVD will hit on September 18, 2007 for a price of $29.95. Features will include:
  • Finding Quentin's Gals
  • The Guys of Death Proof
  • Kurt Russell as Stuntman Mike
  • Introducing Zoe Bell
  • Quentin's Greatest Collaborator: Editor Sally Menke
  • Double Dare trailer
  • International Poster Gallery
Meanwhile, the Robert Rodriguez zombie entry, Planet Terror, will attack with more footage, deleted scenes, a full commentary and the infamous missing reel. That disc will drop on October 16, 2007 for a price of $29.95 and its features will include:
  • Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Robert Rodriguez
  • International trailer
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Cooking School
  • 10-Minute Film School
  • The Stunts
  • The Make-up and Effects
  • The Badass Babes
  • The Renegade Guys
  • The Costumes
  • The Production Design