As you know, today has been the day for the DVD and high-def Blu-ray Disc releases of Lost - The Complete 5th Season: The Journey Back, Expanded Edition, available in both the regular packaging (Blu-ray version shown above) and the collectible limited-edition "Dharma Initiation Kit" packaging (at bottom). As a reminder, folks who pick this title up for the Blu-ray Disc format (in either package version) get the ability to enroll in Lost University, via the BD-Live capabilities of a "Profile 2.0" Blu-ray player. Below we have ABC/Disney's description of this bonus feature, and further down we have some video clips of what the "courses" are like, and the terrific line-up of people (both cast members and actual university professors) who give lectures through this supplement. Check it out:
LOST University is a captivating new immersive bonus experience powered by BD-Live technology on the "LOST: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON" Blu-ray that will expand the world of "LOST," giving viewers around the world an unprecedented interactive experience unlike any other before it. As a LOST University student, you will be encouraged to explore a wide range of academic courses that delve into the themes and storylines regularly explored on the groundbreaking television series including: "Foreign Language for Beginners," "Ancient Writing on the Wall," "Jungle Survival Basics," "I'm Lost Therefore I Am" and "New Physics with Jeremy Davis." A full course catalogue is available on the site. Classes begin on December 8, 2009. For more information, please visit www.lostuniversity.org.
JUNGLE SURVIVAL BASICS WITH THE CAST OF “LOST”:
Class Clip with Professors Josh Holloway, Terry O'Quinn and Evangeline Lilly
NEW PHYSICS WITH JEREMY DAVIES:
Class Clip with Professor Jeremy Davies
I’M LOST THERFORE I AM:
Class Clip with Dr. Shlomo Sher, Fellow at the Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics,
and Ethics Consultant at the Marshall School of Business at USC
INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS OF TIME TRAVEL:
Class Clip with Dr. Clifford Johnson, Theoretical Physicist at USC;
Sean Carroll, Senior Research Associate in Physics at the California Institute of Technology;
Dr. Nick Warner, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Professor of Mathematics at USC.
ANCIENT WRITING ON THE WALL:
Class Clip with Dr. Kara Cooney, Assistant Professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at UCLA