History was made this year in Major League Baseball. That is because next year finally became this year for the Chicago Cubs. After 108 years, America’s favorite lovable losers finally ended the curse of the billy goat and won baseball’s most coveted prize. Baseball fans can relive that history making moment for themselves and more thanks to MLB Productions and Shout! Factory beginning December 6th with The 2016 World Series. This double-disc set looks back on the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs. The program’s central story is its key element. It will be discussed shortly. The program’s bonus material is just as important to its presentation as its central story. It will be discussed later. The platforms on which the film will be made available round out is most important elements. One could also note the program’s editing is worth noting in examining its presentation, too. All things considered, Shout! Factory and MLB Productions’ presentation of The 2016 World Series is another home run for any baseball fan regardless of team loyalty courtesy of MLB Productions and Shout! Factory.
The 2016 World Series official film from MLB Productions and Shout! Factory is a home run for any baseball fan regardless of fans’ team allegiance. That is due in part to the program’s central story. The story, narrated by actor Vince Vaughn (Wedding Crashers, The Break-Up, Fred Claus), follows the Cubs’ road to the Major League Baseball Championship. It includes interviews with members of both teams’ lineups. They add even more emotion to the store and in turn make the story even more gripping. From the high of winning the second game to the come from behind climb that the Cubs had to make to eventually win Game 7, baseball fans will be left on the edge of their collective seats even if they got to see each game live on TV or in person. The teams’ interviews, Vaughn’s narration, and the use of the game footage join together to keep viewers completely enthralled throughout the course of the story’s 90-minute run time. The editing used in the footage makes the story even more powerful. It will be discussed later. Getting back on topic, the story, with all of its combined elements, proves to be one of the most important of this program’s elements if not its most important element. It’s just one of the program’s important elements, too. The program’s bonus material is just as important to note in examining its overall presentation as its central story.
The story at the center of The 2016 World Series official film is an important part of the program’s presentation. It could be argued, in fact, to be the program’s most important element. It is just one of the program’s key elements, too. The program’s bonus material is just as important to its presentation as its story. It is important first and foremost because it covers not just highlights from all seven games of the 2016 World Series, but also from the Cubs’ historic season and even the parade in which the team was welcomed home as heroes. Audiences get to see in the regular season highlights, key moments from the Cubs’ games against the Phillies, Reds, and others as they made their way to the top of the league. The clinching moments include highlights from even more games. Much like the regular season highlights, they show the team’s power and what made the Cubs this year’s team of destiny. The World Series highlights put the finishing touch on the central story, reminding audiences once more what made this year’s World Series one of the game’s best in ages. The parade highlights put the finishing touch on the bonus material, rounding out their mini-story and is just as certain to leave baseball fans (and especially Cubs fans) shedding tears of joy without the slightest regret. Of course the story that is told through the bonus material is itself just one reason that the bonus material stands out. Audiences will note in watching the bonus material that it is presented chronologically. It takes viewers through the regular season, into the post season and to the end of the road this year. This is hardly the first time that MLB Productions has done this, and MLB Productions is to be applauded for once again taking such an approach. When all of this is set alongside the program’s central story, the two elements make even clearer why The 2016 World Series official World Series film is so enjoyable presentation. They are not its only important elements, either. The program’s triple-platform presentation rounds out its most important elements.
The story at the center of The 2016 World Series official film and its companion bonus material are both key to the program’s overall presentation. Both by themselves and together, they tell a story that will keep baseball fans across the broad completely enthralled. This applies even for fans who watched every game live on TV or in person. They are not its only key elements, though. The platforms on which the film will be made available round out its most important elements. Audiences will be happy to know The 2016 World Series will be offered on a single disc DVD/Digital package and deluxe DVD/BD/Digital combo pack. The DVD/digital combo pack features the film, obviously, on DVD and includes a digital download code while the deluxe edition features the film on a double-disc presentation that also includes a digital download code. One of the discs is a DVD presentation of the film and the other a Blu-ray presentation. The DVD/digital combo pack’s average price is $20.22. That is important to note because that average price is right along the lines of Shout! Factory’s own price point of $20.99. So while Shout! Factory’s price for the DVD/digital combo pack might not be the cheapest price on the surface, it is actually very affordable considering the combo pack’s average price. The average price for the DVD/BD/Digital combo pack is $27.61. Its list price is $34.99. Considering this and Shout! Factory’s price of $27.99, audiences will pay about the same regardless of which outlet they choose. That makes Shout! Factory’s store a great place from which to order both the BD/DVD/digital combo set just as much as the DVD/digital combo pack. When this is set alongside the film’s central story and its bonus material, all three elements show clearly why The 2016 World Series official film is a home run for any baseball fan. It boasts a gripping story, enjoyable bonus material and a relatively affordable price point across the board. That’s not even touching on the program’s editing, which adds even more depth and enjoyment to the program. All things considered The 2016 World Series proves to be one of 2016’s top new sports documentaries and a piece that every baseball fan should have in his or her own home DVD/BD library.
The 2016 World Series official film is one of this year’s top new sports documentaries, and a piece that every baseball fan should own regardless of team allegiance. That is due to a number of reasons beginning with its story. It presents a story that will keep baseball fans across the board completely engaged. The bonus material included in the program’s presentation adds even more depth and enjoyment to the program with its chronological presentation of the Cubs’ 2016 season. The program’s price point both on DVD/digital combo pack and BD/DVD/digital combo pack is relatively affordable, too. Considering the general price of similar combo packs, those price points are especially important to note. Each element is important in its own right, including even the program’s editing. All things considered, The 2016 World Series official film is, again, one of this year’s top new sports documentaries and a doc that every baseball fan should own regardless of team allegiance. It will be available Tuesday, December 6th online and in stores. More information on this and other titles from Shout! Factory is available online now at:
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