One of the most beloved American films of all time,Â The GraduateÂ earnedÂ Mike NicholsÂ a best director Oscar, brought the music ofÂ Simon & GarfunkelÂ to a wider audience, and introduced the world to a young actor namedÂ Dustin Hoffman.Â Benjamin Braddock (Hoffman) has just finished college and is already lost in a sea of confusion and barely contained angst when he becomes sexually involved with the middle-aged mother (Anne Bancroft) of the young woman he s dating (Katharine Ross). Visually imaginative and impeccably acted, with a clever, endlessly quotable script byÂ Buck HenryÂ (based on the novel by Charles Webb),Â The GraduateÂ had the kind of cultural impact that comes along only once in a generation.BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES- New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack- Optional 5.1 surround remix, approved by director Mike Nichols, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio- Audio commentary from 2007 featuring Nichols in conversation with filmmaker Steven Soderbergh- Audio commentary from 1987 featuring film scholar Howard Suber- New interview with actor Dustin Hoffman- New conversation between producer Lawrence Turman and actor-screenwriter Buck Henry- New interview with film writer and historian Bobbie O Steen about editor Sam O Steen s work onÂ TheÂ Graduate- Students of The Graduate, Â a short documentary from 2007 on the film s influence- The Graduate at 25,Â a 1992 featurette on the making of the film- Interview with Nichols by Barbara Walters, from a 1966 episode of NBC sÂ TodayÂ show- Excerpt from a 1970 appearance by singer-songwriter Paul Simon onÂ The Dick Cavett Show- Screen tests- Trailer- PLUS: An essay by journalist and critic Frank Rich
Never Too Young to Die (Bluray/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray]
Manufacturer: Shout! Factory
Listen up, my little turdballs! A once-in-a-lifetime cast rocks the silver screen in director Gil Bettmans masterpiece of cult cinema, Never Too Young To Die. When a top secret agent (George Lazenby, On Her Majestys Secret Service) is murdered, his estranged gymnast son Lance Stargrove (John Stamos, Full House) teams up with his dads seductive and deadly associate, Danja Deering (Vanity, The Last Dragon) to face his fathers killerâ€¦ the fiendish mastermind Velvet Von Ragner (Gene Simmons, the fiendish mastermind behind Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee KISS.) The hermaphroditic heel is hell-bent on a scheme to poison the citys water supply: and its up to Stargrove to crush Velvet once and for all! Never Too Young To Die also features Peter Kwong (Big Trouble In Little China), Robert Englund (A Nightmare On Elm Street, duh), and enough leather-clad, mohawked henchmen to fill a dozen Road Warrior knock-offs. You think youve seen it all? Its never too late to see Never Too Young To Die!
The Nice Guys (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD Ultraviolet Combo Pack)
Manufacturer: Warner Home Video
Brand: Warner Manufacturing
Nice Guys, The (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Combo Pack) (BD)Set in 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired leg-breaker Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.]]>
Manufacturer: Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat) stars as Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry who is sent to prison for insider trading. After doing her time, Michelle emerges, ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, but not everyone she steamrolled is so quick to forgive and forget. With nowhere to go and no one to scam, Michelle is forced to move in with former assistant Claire (Kristen Bell - Frozen, Showtime's House of Lies) and her young daughter, Rachel. Now at her lowest point, Michelle wastes no time in devising a winner-take-all plan to rebuild her empire. Can she reclaim her status as the No. 1 screwer, or will the love of one family screw her for good?