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USHE Press Release: Burn After Reading (DVD/Blu-ray)


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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted October 29 2008 - 08:52 PM

AN ALL-STAR CAST INCLUDING GEORGE CLOONEY, BRAD PITT,
FRANCES MCDORMAND, TILDA SWINTON AND JOHN MALKOVICH
COME TOGETHER IN THIS OUTRAGEOUS SPY COMEDY ABOUT
MURDER, BLACKMAIL, SEX ADDICTION, AND PHYSICAL FITNESS!

BURN AFTER READING

AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY HI-DEF DECEMBER 23, 2008
FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

“A Comedic Masterpiece” –Larry King

OVERVIEW: Intelligence is relative in this hilarious new spy comedy from Joel and Ethan Coen, the Academy Award® -winning directors of No Country for Old Men and The Big Lebowski. Academy Award® winners George Clooney and Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, and Academy Award® winner Tilda Swinton star in this brilliantly clever and endlessly entertaining comedy of errors.

SYNOPSIS: When a disc filled with some of the CIA’s most irrelevant secrets gets in the hands of two determined, but dim-witted, gym employees, the duo are intent on exploiting their find. But since blackmail is a trade better left for the experts, events soon spiral out of everyone's and anyone's control, resulting in a non-stop series of hilarious encounters!

BONUS FEATURES (AVAILABLE ON DVD AND BLU-RAY HI-DEF):

• FINDING THE BURN: The making of Burn After Reading from inspiration to the big screen.
• DC INSIDERS RUN AMUCK: We show the strength in putting together some of the most amazing talent in the world to create a world of Washington, DC insiders all trying to get ahead or find true love.
• WELCOME BACK GEORGE: This is a companion, comedy piece, focusing on Mr. Clooney as he returns for his third collaboration with Ethan and Joel Coen.

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAY HI-DEF:

• Get Connected with BD-Live!
o Access the BD-Live Center through your Internet-connected player and download even more bonus content, the newest trailers and more!
o Plus, explore MY SCENES and collect your favorite clips from the movie then share with your BD-Live buddies!

Burn After Reading -- Official Site

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

Selection Number: 62102034 Anamorphic Widescreen
Price: $29.98 SRP
Running Time: 1 hour 36 minutes
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Rating: R for pervasive language, some sexual content, and violence
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAY™:
Selection Number: 62105851 Widescreen
Price: SRP $39.98
Running Time: 1 hour 36 minutes
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Sound: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, DTS Surround 5.1

CAST AND FILM MAKERS:

Cast: George Clooney, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Richard Jenkins
Written, Produced and Directed by: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
Executive Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner
Executive Producer: Robert Graf
Director of Photography: Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, A.M.C.
Edited by: Roderick Jaynes
Production Designer: Jess Gonchor
Costume Designer: Mary Zophres
Associate Producer: David Diliberto
Supervising Sound Editor: Skip Lievsay
Music by: Carter Burwell

 

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#2 of 4 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted October 29 2008 - 09:09 PM

Looking forward to this one. I missed it in theaters and wanted to see it.

#3 of 4 OFFLINE   TravisR

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Posted October 30 2008 - 02:10 AM

This was one of the silliest movies that I've ever seen... and I mean that as a compliment.

#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Paul Arnette

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Posted October 30 2008 - 03:30 AM

Ditto.
Universal Blu-ray Discs I will not be buying while they're offered only as Blu-ray + DVD 'flipper' discs:

The Jackal
, Out of Africa, and Traffic.




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