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USHE Press Release: End of Watch (Blu-ray)


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#1 of 1 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted November 21 2012 - 09:47 AM


 


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A Heart-Pounding Cops-Eye-View of Life on The Streets of L.A. From the Writer ofTraining Day


 


Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña


 


END OF WATCH


 


Coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet, DVD & Digital Copy January 22, 2013


 


“One of the year’s best pictures! Exciting, emotional and, in a word, unforgettable.”
-Pete Hammond, BoxOffice Magazine



 


Universal City, California, November 21, 2012—Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña are a pair of LAPD officers patrolling one of the city’s most violent and gang-ridden areas in End of Watch, coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on January 22, 2013, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. A gut-wrenching, first-person account of life on the streets from writer and director David Ayer (Training Day), End of Watch offers audiences a rare window into the world of law enforcement, packed with action, humor and emotion. With its incomparable high-definition picture and perfect hi-def 5.1 surround sound, the End of Watch Blu-ray™  immerses audiences in a dark and chaotic world, and includes an hour of exclusive bonus features including deleted scenes and director’s commentary.


 


Shot from the point of view of police officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, dashboard cams and citizens caught in the line of fire, End of Watch uses gritty handheld footage to create a powerful story of family, friendship, honor and courage among the brave men and women protecting our city streets. Marlow Stern of Newsweek calls the film “Riveting!  The best cop movie in years,” while Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, says End of Watch is “Great!”


 


The Blu-ray™ Combo Pack allows consumers to view End of Watch anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. It includes a Blu-raydisc, a DVD, a Digital Copy and UltraViolet for the ultimate, complete viewing experience.


·  Blu-ray™ disc unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring perfect hi-def picture and hi-def sound.


·  DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.


·  Digital Copy provides consumers with a choice of formats from a variety of partners, including options to watch on iPhone®, Android, computers and more.


·  UltraViolet™ is a revolutionary new way for consumers to collect their movies and TV shows in the cloud. UltraViolet lets consumers instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs. Now available in both the United States and Canada.


 


Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Source CodeJarheadBrokeback Mountain) and Michael Peña (CrashTower Heist) head up a talented cast that includes Anna Kendrick (Up in the AirThe Twilight Saga), America Ferrera (“Ugly Betty,” Real Women Have Curves), Cody Horn (Magic Mike,Twelve), Natalie Martinez, (Death RaceBroken City) and Frank Grillo (The GreyWarrior).


 


Bonus Features on Both the Blu-rayTM and DVD


 


·      Fate with a Badge


·      In the Streets


·      Women on Watch


·      Watch Your Six


·      Honors


·      Deleted Scenes


·      Feature Commentary with Writer and Director David Ayer 


SYNOPSIS



 


From the writer of Training Day comes a gripping, action-packed cop drama starring Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña. In their mission to abide by their oath to serve and protect, Officers Brian Taylor (Gyllenhaal) and Mike Zavala (Peña) have formed a powerful brotherhood to ensure they both go home at the end of watch. But nothing can prepare them for the violent backlash that happens after they pull over themembers of a notorious drug cartel for a routine traffic stop. Seen from the point of view of the officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, dash cams and citizens caught in the line of fire, 360° perspective creates a gritty, compassionate and intense portrait of the city’s darkest streets, and the brave men and women patrolling them.  


 


http://www.endofwatchfilm.com


 



FILMMAKERS



CastJake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera, Cody Horn, Natalie Martinez, Frank Grillo


Directed By: David Ayer


Written By: David Ayer


Produced By: David Ayer, Matt Jackson, John Lesher, Nigel Sinclair


Executive Producers: Remington ChaseRandall EmmettGeorge Furla, Adam Kassan, Stepan MartirosyanChrisann Verges, Guy East, Tobin Armbrust, Jake Gyllenhaal


Director of Photography: Roman Vas’yanov


Production Designer: Devorah Herbert


Edited By: Dody Dorn


Costume Designer: Mary Claire Hannan


Music By: David Sardy


 



TECHNICAL INFORMATION


BLU-RAY


Street Date: January 22, 2013


Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.


Selection Numbers: 2022922


Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes


Layers: BD-50


Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1


RatingR for strong violence, some disturbing images, pervasive language including sexual references, andsome drug use.  


Technical Info: DTS HD Master Audio 5.1


Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish


 


 


TECHNICAL INFORMATION


DVD


Street Date: January 22, 2013


Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.


Selection Numbers: 2022921


Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes


Layers: Dual Layer


Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1


RatingR for strong violence, some disturbing images, pervasive language including sexual references, andsome drug use.  


Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 5.1


Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish


 


 


About Universal Studios Home Entertainment


In honor of its Centennial anniversary, Universal Pictures proudly salutes 100 years of unforgettable films that have entertained audiences and touched the hearts of millions around the globe. In celebration of its first 100 years, Universal Studios Home Entertainment is proud to present a selection of its many beloved movies as part of an extensive year-long program that underscores the studio’s rich cinematic history and indelible cultural impact.


 


Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing ofentertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stationsgroup and world-renowned theme parks.Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.


 




 

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