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WHV Press Release: Any Given Sunday Director's Cut (Blu-ray)

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#1 of 3 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted October 20 2008 - 01:32 AM

“The Most Earthshaking Game of Football Ever Put on Film.”
- David Ansen, Newsweek


Scores on Blu-ray Hi-Def with a Full Line-Up of Exciting Extras

January 27 from Warner Home Video

Burbank, Calif., October 20, 2008 – Oliver Stone’s Any Given Sunday Director’s Cut, the Academy Award®-winning director’s epic yet intimate look at the modern-day gladiators of the gridiron -- will make its Blu-ray High-Def debut January 27, just in time for the next Super Bowl.

Any Given Sunday Director’s Cut will sell for $28.99 SRP. Order due date is December 23, 2008.

Any Given Sunday Director’s Cut boasts the invincible all-star line-up of Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, James Woods, Ann-Margaret, Dick Butkus, Jim Brown, Lawrence Taylor and Charlton Heston, all contributing to provide a front-row seat and inside look at the sport and business of professional football. The action-packed film focuses not just on the players, but also on the coaches, the players often beleaguered families, the moneyed team owners and corporations attempting to control the game as big business, the hungry sports media and the hangers-on trying to get a taste of the glamour.

Director Oliver Stone is one of American cinema's most prolific innovators and the recipient of three Academy Awards®. Among his memorable films are Platoon, Wall Street, Born on the Fourth of July, JFK, The Doors, Nixon, Alexander, and World Trade Center. His most recent project is the soon to be released and sure to be controversial W.

Special Features:

Behind the Story
Commentary by director Oliver Stone
Commentary by Jamie Foxx
Full Contact: The Making Of Any Given Sunday HBO’s First Look documentary
Jamie Foxx audition tape and screen tests
Football Home Video
Screen Test #1 “The Lunch”
Screen Test #2 "Willie and Vanessa at the Cordoza Hotel”
Additional Footage
14 deleted/ extended scenes with optional commentary by director Oliver Stone
Madman's pre-game ritual
Game 1 - Sanderson tunnel speech/Madman and angry fan
Game 1 - Sharks tackle/Beastman's broken finger
Game 1 - Press conference
Viscaya party - Dr. Mandrake sets the rules for Dr. Powers
Tony and son breakfast
Game 3 - Butkus vs. referee
Post Game 3 - Miami win over Crusaders
Sharks locker room - Willie and Christian
Sharks party - Hot tub scene/Willie meets Ray Fields
J- Man at home/watching Willie
Pre-game 5 -- J-Man makes up with Willie/Monte urges on the team
Game 5 - Sanderson and Dr. Powers14
Post Game 5 – Victory
Gag Reel
Football outtakes montage
Miscellaneous landscapes and outtakes montage
Music-Only Audio Track
"Rock and Roll Part 2" by Gary Glitter
"Cruisin" by Smokey Robinson
"Stompbox" by Overseer
“My Niggas" by DMX
"Take California" by Propellerhead
"Revolution" by Kirk Franklin
"Como Ves" by Ozomatli
"Willie Beamen" by Jamie Foxx
“Garciosa” by Moby
“Twilight Zone” by 2 Unlimited “Use Me” by Bill Withers
“Soul Sunday” by Goodie Mob featuring Outkast
“Twisted Hair” by Robbie Robertson“
Introduction from “Run Lola Run” by Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil
“My Weakness” by Moby
“Any Given Sunday” by Jamie Foxx
Instant Replay (direct access to exciting game moments)
Hit on "Cap"
Beam throws first TD
Beam runs with the Football
Beamen runs for a TD
The Monsoon Bowl
"Cap" runs for a TD
Dallas game scoring drives
4th and 1 - Shark goes down
4 seconds left
The Art of Selling - theatrical poster campaign and design exploration slide show
Stills Gallery – production stills slide show with music
Music Videos
“Shut 'Em Down” by LL Cool J
“My Name is Willie” by Jamie Foxx
“Any Given Sunday” by Jamie Foxx

· Theatrical trailer

Any Given Sunday Director’s Cut Blu-ray High-Def
Street Date: January 27, 2009
Order Due Date: December 23, 2008
Blu-ray High-Def $28.99 SRP
Rated R
Run Time: 156 Minutes
For more information: WB HI-DEF Experience the Difference


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#2 of 3 OFFLINE   Chad Ferguson

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Posted October 20 2008 - 10:07 PM

I really wish they would release both cuts and maybe its just me but warner is pushing these releases out so fast that I see a box set in the future.

#3 of 3 OFFLINE   Geoff_D


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Posted October 21 2008 - 09:00 AM

Great news. I love this flick.

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