Brad Bird’s “The Iron Giant” to Return to The Big Screen with New Scenes

The Iron Giant was perhaps the last masterpiece of American hand-drawn animation. The film was the directorial debut of Brad Bird, and may be the best entry in his filmography to this date, despite how crazy that sounds. When it was released in 1999, I was not aware of it and missed seeing it in theaters, but it looks like I will be getting a second chance. On September 30th, 2015, The Iron Giant will be shown in select theaters under the title The Iron Giant: Signature Edition with two new scenes added. Soon thereafter, the film will be available for digital purchase in this re-mastered state.  Apparently, Warner Bros. is not particularly interested in producing a Blu Ray edition flushed with extras, so this digital release is what we get.
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