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'Captain America: Civil War' Comes to iTunes With Exclusive 'Immersive' Extras

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Captain America: Civil War is now available in Digital HD on iTunes. The movie comes with a host of special features exclusive to iTunes, and Forbes reports that Marvel and iTunes Movies worked together to create a new "immersive" set of bonus features for the release.


The iTunes edition of the movie comes with a feature titled "Choose Your Side," which lets viewers choose whether they're on Team Cap or Team Iron Man. Choosing a side unlocks a series of exclusive photos, videos, posters, comics and more for each team. According to Forbes, every actor in the film gets an in-depth filmography that includes the actor's photos over the years and quotes from other actors about what it's like to work with them.

iTunes movies typically include cast filmographies so users can easily purchase or rent other films a certain actor may have starred in, and they sometimes include exclusive bonus features like audio commentary.

In addition to the iTunes-exclusive bonus content, Civil War comes with deleted scenes, audio commentary, a gag reel, a preview of Marvel's upcoming film Doctor Strange and two behind-the-scenes extras. The first is a two-part making-of documentary called "United We Stand, Divided We Fall," and the other is "The Road to Civil War," which charts the journey of Captain America and Iron Man from the beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to their stand-off in Civil War.

Apple has also added Team Captain America and Team Iron Man pages to the iTunes Movies carousel. Each page lists movies, comics, music, apps and TV shows tied to the members of that specific team.

Captain America: Civil War is available on iTunes now for $19.99 in Digital HD. [Direct Link]

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Icaras

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Already in my iTunes movie collection! Been eagerly awaiting for this to come out, so I can't wait to check out these bonus features when I get home.
 
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Szarky

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$25 CDN to buy... if I rented this 3 times I'd still probably have ended up spending less money over time. Never understood people wasting their money on buying movies for home watching.
 
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MartinAppleGuy

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'Immersive' pfft; sad when this film on iTunes is the closest we will get to VR with Apple lol
 
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CBlakeston

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Today may be the official release day but iTunes actually released it a few days ago. Loved the movie and the extras. The commentary is awesome.

Aren't we past the 'iTunes sucks blu-Ray forveva' schtick? You do realise iTunes switched to CABAC High Profile encoding a while back? At a certain point you're just the old time guy who's like 'my way files are so much better then your dumb low bittate MP3s yah boo sucks to be you'. Yes, wav / blu Ray is technically better but with modern encoding its pretty much the same so who gives a crap?
 
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frumpy16

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Is this a Hollywood blog now? I come here for news and rumors about Apple products. If the site is going to just start throwing loosely related content at the wall, MR is coming off my rotation. Please advise, MR staff.
 
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69Mustang

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In between a rock and a hard place
Is this a Hollywood blog now? I come here for news and rumors about Apple products. If the site is going to just start throwing loosely related content at the wall, MR is coming off my rotation. Please advise, MR staff.
Might I suggest reading the numerous articles that are posted about Apple products. You can easily ignore the articles that don't interest you. It's not a requirement to read every post they release. Besides, this is a post about iTunes and it's exclusive content.
 
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bommai

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Enjoy it in glorious iTunes 5mbit 1080p quality. :) Seriously though, Apple should at least double the bitrate. Netflix and Amazon are both superior in quality.

While I agree that Bluray is way better than iTunes, typically iTunes is way better than Netflix and Amazon. The only online service that gives iTunes a quality competition is VUDU.
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Today may be the official release day but iTunes actually released it a few days ago. Loved the movie and the extras. The commentary is awesome.

Aren't we past the 'iTunes sucks blu-Ray forveva' schtick? You do realise iTunes switched to CABAC High Profile encoding a while back? At a certain point you're just the old time guy who's like 'my way files are so much better then your dumb low bittate MP3s yah boo sucks to be you'. Yes, wav / blu Ray is technically better but with modern encoding its pretty much the same so who gives a crap?

Bluray coding is way better for audio. I can get lossless 7.1 audio with either dts-hd-MA or Dolby trueHD and for those with immersive experience Dolby Atmos. I can't believe itunes does not even support Dolby Digital Plus which Netflix and vudu support. They are stuck with the 20 year old Dolby digital 5.1. That's like Amazon still
being stuck with MP3 for their music downloads.
 
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Return Zero

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Woefully bad film, with or without the padding.

DONT BUY IT! THIS FILM IS TERRIBLE!

What's with the overblown hate? It was very well received by critics and fans alike... I thought the movie was OK, not great, but in line with other Marvel films for sure. Do you guys work for DC or something?
 
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euvnairb

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Huh? I thought the movie was pretty good. I'd rather wait for the blu-ray with digital copy that will probably be a similar price.
 
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ThatGuyInLa

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I can't believe itunes does not even support Dolby Digital Plus which Netflix and vudu support. They are stuck with the 20 year old Dolby digital 5.1.

There are a handful of movies now in iTunes that support DD+7.1. Very few. Also, for the best quality, always stream a movie, never download. The streaming is always more up to date with the latest changes to the codec and bit rate. Still iTunes audio largest issue is the DRC that's baked in to it. Clamps the entire presentation.
 
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mdelvecchio

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Not even Capitan America himself can save the iPhone 7 from being outdated and over priced before it's released.
hmm you mean like how the year-older iPhone 6s smokes the new Note 7 in performance?

nice troll attempt on an unrelated article.
 
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