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TCFHE Press Release: The Verdict (Blu-ray)

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#1 of 16 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted March 13 2013 - 01:41 AM

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The Verdict
Nominated for five Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best director and Best Actor, The Verdict is “stirring, entertaining cinema” (Us)! This Blu-ray™ release is packed with compelling special features including on-camera interviews with Oscar® winner Paul Newman* and legendary director Sidney Lumet and is the perfect way to experience “one of the finest courtroom movies ever made” (New York)!
Frank Galvin (Newman) is a boozy washed-up attorney with a losing streak a mile long. so when he’s handed a lucrative out-of-court settlement, everyone expects him to take the money and run. But Frank is tired of running. In a desperate bid to reclaim his self-respect, he recklessly brings the case to court – only to discover that if finding the whole truth is a little like trial and error, then finding real justice is a lot like trial by fire.
*Actor, The Color of Money, 1986.
The Verdict Special Features
  ● Paul Newman: The Craft of Acting   ● Milestones in Cinema History: The Verdict   ● Sidney Lumet: The Craft of Directing   ● Audio Commentary with Director Sidney Lumet and Star Paul Newman   ● Two Additional Featurettes
The Verdict Blu-ray Street Date: May 7, 2013 Prebook Date: April 10, 2013 Screen Format: Widescreen 1.85:1 Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1   English DTS-HD MA 1.0l   Spanish Dolby Digital 1.0   French DTS 5.1 Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French Total Run Time: 129 Minutes U.S. Rating: R Closed Captioned: Yes

 

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#2 of 16 OFFLINE   Noach Kowalski

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Posted March 13 2013 - 02:44 AM

Great news! Thx Fox!:dance:

#3 of 16 OFFLINE   Richard V

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Posted March 13 2013 - 02:50 AM

Nice!!
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#4 of 16 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted March 13 2013 - 03:06 AM

Absolutely one of my all-time favorite Paul Newman films.

#5 of 16 OFFLINE   Charles Smith

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Posted March 13 2013 - 06:37 AM

Truly.  A must-have.

#6 of 16 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted March 14 2013 - 04:41 AM

Now available for preorder

 

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#7 of 16 OFFLINE   Stephen_J_H

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Posted March 14 2013 - 06:01 AM

Makes a great double feature with To Kill a Mockingbird, as the two films cover the spectrum of portrayals of lawyers on film.
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#8 of 16 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted March 14 2013 - 06:05 AM

Never saw THE VERDICT or BRUBAKER, but judging from the responses in both threads they look like blind-purchases. ...so, I ordered them both for $13.99 each.  Great price.

 

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#9 of 16 OFFLINE   Richard V

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Posted March 14 2013 - 08:50 AM

Never saw THE VERDICT or BRUBAKER, but judging from the responses in both threads they look like blind-purchases. ...so, I ordered them both for $13.99 each.  Great price.
Don't think you'll be sorry, Ron. I've pre-ordered both as well.
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#10 of 16 OFFLINE   David Weicker

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Posted March 14 2013 - 09:01 AM

IMO, Paul Newman's Oscar for The Color Of Money was really given to him as a make-up for his performance here in The Verdict. Great movie

#11 of 16 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted March 14 2013 - 09:57 AM

Originally Posted by David Weicker  IMO, Paul Newman's Oscar for The Color Of Money was really given to him as a make-up for his performance here in The Verdict. Great movie
I agree completely. This is one of, if not his greatest performances.

#12 of 16 OFFLINE   lukejosephchung

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Posted March 14 2013 - 06:57 PM

Fox is having a red-letter blu-ray catalog release day on May 7th..."Brubaker", "The Verdict" AND "The Great Escape" via their distribution deal with MGM/UA...can't wait for these to reach my video library!!!

#13 of 16 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted March 14 2013 - 09:12 PM

Originally Posted by MattH.  I agree completely. This is one of, if not his greatest performances.
I always thought his greatest acting performance was in Hud. Crawdaddy

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#14 of 16 OFFLINE   Richard V

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Posted March 15 2013 - 12:04 AM

I always thought his greatest acting performance was in Hud. Crawdaddy
Cool Hand Luke for me. The Verdict a close second.
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#15 of 16 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted March 15 2013 - 01:50 AM

Originally Posted by lukejosephchung  Fox is having a red-letter blu-ray catalog release day on May 7th..."Brubaker", "The Verdict" AND "The Great Escape" via their distribution deal with MGM/UA...can't wait for these to reach my video library!!!
And they announced a real rarity the other day - In Old Arizona which I never expected to see on Blu-ray in a zillion years.

#16 of 16 OFFLINE   Noach Kowalski

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Posted March 15 2013 - 01:55 AM

One Hour Photo is also coming on May 7th.





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