The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes DVD review: More than two hours of special features

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Take a look at everything included in the release.

Tom Blyth as Coriolanus Snow and Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Baird in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes. Photo Credit: Murray Close
Tom Blyth as Coriolanus Snow and Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Baird in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes. Photo Credit: Murray Close /
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You’re invited to witness the 10th Annual Hunger Games with The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes on DVD and Blu-ray. You’ll get more than two hours of bonus features when you get it.

The Hunger Games prequel is out on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, Feb. 13. We got an advanced copy of the DVD for an honest review, and this is worth adding to your Hunger Games collection.

The movie follows the story of the prequel novel by Suzanne Collins. It’s time for the first milestone Hunger Games, and it promises to be spectacular. A young Coriolanus Snow becomes the mentor to Lucy Gray Baird, the female tribute from District 12. Their battle of good and evil begins, but who is the songbird and who is the snake?

What you’ll get on The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes DVD

Of course, you’ll get The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. That’s a given. It’s not everything, though.

There is two-and-a-half hours of bonus footage. Those hours are:

Audio Commentary with Producer-Director Francis Lawrence and Producer Nina Jacobson (not on the Blu-Ray)
Predator or Prey: Making The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes 8-Part Documentary (not on Digital)
The Hanging Tree Song by Rachel Zegler
A Letter to the Fans
Theatrical Trailers (4K Only)

The DVD features and the Apple TV copy include the audio commentary as well as:

Welcome Back to Panem
The Music of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
The Costumes of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
The Casting of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
The Hanging Tree
Song by Rachel Zegler
A Letter to the Fans

The Amazon Digital copy includes its own bonus features:

Imagining a Retro Future: The Look of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
The Arc of a Tyrant: Creating Coriolanus Snow in The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Which version will you get?

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K on Tuesday, Feb. 13.