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USHE Press Release: Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Dazed and Confused (Blu-ray)

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    TWO OF THE MOST HILARIOUS DECADE-DEFINING COMEDIES IN HISTORY AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF


    FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH

    &

    DAZED AND CONFUSED


    AVAILABLE ON August 9, 2011 FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT



    OVERVIEW: Universal Studios Home Entertainment presents two decade-defining high school comedies, Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Dazed and Confused, both debuting August 9, 2011 on Blu-rayTM for the first time ever. Laugh out loud this summer with some of today’s biggest stars including Sean Penn, Ben Affleck and Matthew McConaughey as they suffer through the highs and humiliations of high school. Fans can revisit both hilariously irreverent comedies on Blu-rayTM, featuring perfect picture and the purest digital sound.



    FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH: Academy Award® winner Sean Penn (Milk) stars as the unforgettable Jeff Spicoli in the film that defined the outrageous and bold teen comedy genre, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Follow a group of Southern California high school students as they explore sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll. Directed by Amy Heckerling (Clueless) and written by Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous), this rollicking portrait of 1980s American teen life features film debuts of future stars and Academy Award® winners Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) and Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), plus decade-defining music from The Go-Gos, Oingo Boingo, and The Cars. Jennifer Jason Leigh (Margot at the Wedding), Phoebe Cates (Gremlins) and Judge Reinhold (Beverly Hills Cop) also star.



    DAZED AND CONFUSED: Complete with bongs and bell bottoms, macrame and mood rings, Dazed and Confused follows a group of high school students on the last day of school and one wild night they’d never forget...if only they could remember. Featuring a superb ensemble cast including Academy Award® winner Ben Affleck (The Town), Matthew McConaughey (The Lincoln Lawyer), Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil) and Parker Posey (Superman Returns), Richard Linklater’s (School of Rock) critically acclaimed cult favorite that features classic rock music by Aerosmith, Black Sabbath and KISS delivers an enduring film that Rolling Stone calls “spectacularly funny!”



    FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH BLU-RAYTM BONUS FEATURES: Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect picture and the purest digital sound available. BD-LIVETM: Access the BD-LiveTM Center through your Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more!

    • U-ControlTM: Universal’s exclusive feature that lets the viewer access bonus materials without leaving the movie! o Scene Companion: Watch behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, bios and more during key scenes with this

    picture-in-pictures companion. o The Music of Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Instantly identify the songs heard while watching the film, create a

    custom playlist of your favorites and even purchase them from iTunes®! • pocket BLUTM: The groundbreaking pocket BLUTM app uses iPhone®, iPod® touch, AndroidTM, PC and Macintosh to work

    seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-rayTM player. Also available on the iPadTM, owners can enjoy a new, enhanced edition of pocket BLUTM made especially to take advantage of the tablet's larger screen and high resolution display.Consumers will be able to browse through a library of Blu-rayTM content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go in a way that's bigger and better than ever before. pocket BLUTM offers advanced features such as:

    o Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-rayTM player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-LiveTM functions with ease.

    o Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.



    FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH BLU-RAYTM BONUS FEATURES CONTINUED: o Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-rayTM discs to save to their device or to

    stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere. o Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLUTM-enabled titles available and coming to

    Blu-rayTM Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device. o Keyboard: Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.

    • uHEARTM: Never miss another line of dialogue with this innovative feature that instantly skips back a few seconds on your Blu-rayTM disc and turns on the subtitles to highlight what you missed.

    • RELIVING OUR FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH: Hilarious documentary featuring interviews with the cast and crew including Sean Penn and director Amy Heckerling

    • FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR AMY HECKERLING AND SCREENWRITER CAMERON CROWE THEATRICAL TRAILER




    DAZED AND CONFUSED BLU-RAYTM BONUS FEATURES: Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect picture and the purest digital sound available.


    • U-ControlTM: Universal’s exclusive feature that lets the viewer access bonus materials without leaving the movie! o The Music of Dazed and Confused: Instantly identify the songs heard while watching the film, create a custom

    playlist of your favorites and even purchase them from iTunes®! • BD-LIVETM: Access the BD-LiveTM Center through your Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more! • pocket BLUTM: The groundbreaking pocket BLUTM app uses iPhone®, iPod® touch, AndroidTM, PC and Macintosh to work

    seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-rayTM player. Also available on the iPadTM, owners can enjoy a new, enhanced edition of pocket BLUTM made especially to take advantage of the tablet's larger screen and high resolution display. Consumers will be able to browse through a library of Blu-rayTM content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go in a way that's bigger and better than ever before. pocket BLUTM offers advanced features such as:

    o Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-rayTM player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-LiveTM functions with ease.

    o Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film. o Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-rayTM discs to save to their device or to

    stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere. o Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLUTM-enabled titles available and coming to

    Blu-rayTM Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device. o Keyboard: Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.

    • uHEARTM: Never miss another line of dialogue with this innovative feature that instantly skips back a few seconds on your Blu-rayTM disc and turns on the subtitles to highlight what you missed.

    • DELETED SCENES THE BLUNT TRUTH: Side-splitting institutional filmstrip on the dangers of partying • RETRO PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS



    FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH - TECHNICAL INFORMATION:



    Street Date: August 9, 2011 Copyright: 2011 Universal Studios Home Entertainment Selection Number: 61106282 Running Time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes Layers: BD-50 Picture Format: Widescreen Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 Rating: R Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 and DTS 2.0 (Bonus Content only)



    FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH - CAST AND FILMMAKERS:

    Cast: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus, Brian Backer, Phoebe Cates, Ray Walston Directed By: Amy Heckerling Written By: Cameron Crowe Executive Produced By: C.O. Erickson

    Produced By: Irving Azoff, Art Linson Director of Photography: Matthew F. Leonetti Art Direction By: Dan Lomino Film Editing By: Eric Jenkins Costume Design By: Marilyn Vance Casting By: Don Phillips



    DAZED AND CONFUSED - TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

    Street Date: August 9, 2011 Copyright: 2011 Universal Studios Home Entertainment Selection Number: 62106311 Running Time: 1 Hours, 43 Minutes Layers: BD-50 Picture Format: Widescreen Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 Rating: Rated R for pervasive, continuous teen drug and alcohol use and very strong language Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, French (European) DTS 2.0 Stereo, English Dolby Digital 2.0/DTS-Express 2.0 (Bonus Content Only)''



    DAZED AND CONFUSED - CAST AND FILMMAKERS: Cast: Jason London, Rory Cochrane, Wiley Wiggins, Sasha Jensen, Michelle Burke, Adam Goldberg, Anthony Rapp, Matthew McConaughey, Milla Jovovich, Ben Affleck Produced, Written and Directed By: Richard Linklater Produced By: Sean Daniel, James Jacks Co-Produced By: Anne Walker-McBay Director of Photography: Lee Daniel Production Designer: John Frick Film Editing By: Sandra Adair Costume Design By: Katherine Dover Casting By: Don Phillips
     
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    Well, there are some new contenders for the "worst cover art" title. Jeez, aren't they even trying anymore?
     
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    I think Photoshop has taken over the planet. Should have bought stock years ago..........................
     
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    That's okay, the actual movie content probably won't be any better. I'm guessing it will be another port from the same master used for the HD-DVD except with more DNR applied. Oh, but at least all the extras will be on the same disc instead of placed on the "DVD side". I'm referring to Fast Times in this case.
     
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    Glad I put off upgrading my first release Fast Time and never scratched my itch for Dazed. Definite purchases for me.
     
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    This would have been a better cover. Why can't they go back to this stuff???


     
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    Geez, that got me and my buddy in the theater seats toot sweet. It's clear they don't design things for nostalgia too often. Removing the girls? They really didn't even have to do that. It's a mystery.
     
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    It's certainly easier on the eyes than the cover they're going to use.
     
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    He goes from stoner, surfer playboy to messy student thanks to their hack Photoshop work.

    It's the Adventures of Spicoli and his odd friends. :(


    I"m sure Hamilton in the pirate hat will appeal to the droves who've already bought tickets to POC 4. :p
     
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    Whoah, don't know if I can figure out all those special features dude. My skull hurts just looking at all that robot istuff.
     
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    That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older...they stay the same age."


    Street date purchases for me, both of them!
     

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