Vudu Outdoes Blu-ray with 'Avatar' Extras

Posted Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 07:00 AM PDT by Mike Attebery

Want some extras with your 'Avatar?' Vudu's got you covered.

'Avatar' came out on Blu-ray last Thursday, and there's no question that the film looks great. If you're one of those people who buys a movie and never delves deep into the disc, you'll be satisfied. If you crave documentary content, interviews, and commentary, you may be clamoring for some extra features.

That's where Vudu comes in. Unlike the Blu-ray version of 'Avatar,' there are some extras available to complement your Vudu purchase. There are a total of five mini-documentaries, one of which is labeled as a Vudu exclusive. The mini-docs are comprise a series of promotional specials available in standard definition, and they're about 25 minutes long total.

The Vudu HDX version doesn't quite compare to Blu-ray in terms of video quality though. It's not bad, but the general consensus is that Vudu's version of 'Avatar' comes off looking just a bit softer. At $25, it's also five dollars more than the current Amazon sale price.

Then again, if you're really planning to shell out for special features, you're probably gonna want the "Ultimate Edition" this November.

Source: crave

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