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Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

Old 03-18-09, 10:41 AM
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Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

This news was posted at thedigitalbits.com (so take this "news" with a small grain of salt.)

Still, here is what is listed:
Paramount has set Revolutionary Road for release on DVD... on 6/2 (SRP $19.99 ...). DVD extras will include audio commentary by director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe, deleted scenes with optional commentary and the Lives of Quiet Desperation: The Making of Revolutionary Road featurette.


I guess the Blu ray will have an exclusive featurette so that means I may end up waiting out of protest until this DVD hits the $5 bin at Wal-mart...
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Old 03-18-09, 05:44 PM
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

This will probably be the last big Oscar type movie released on dvd.

I hope that blu-ray exclusive feature is worthless
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Old 03-24-09, 09:56 PM
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

Specs and cover art, courtesy of DVD Times:
Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release Revolutionary Road on 2nd June 2009. Directed by Sam Mendes and adapted from the novel by Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio in an incisive portrait of a 1950s American marriage.

Extras include:

* Commentary by director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe
* Lives of Quite Desperation: The Making of Revolutionary Road
* Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe
* BD Exclusive: Richard Yates: The Wages of Truth


On DVD the film is presented in anamorphic widescreen with English, French and Spanish audio (DD5.1 Surround) and subtitle options. On Blu-ray the film is presented in 1080P Widescreen with English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, French and Spanish DD5.1 Surround and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The extras are all presented in HD.
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Old 03-25-09, 01:33 AM
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

Can't wait. One of my favorite movies of last year with possible career bests from Leo, Kate and Michael Shannon.
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Old 03-25-09, 01:34 AM
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

I loved it, one of my favorites from last year, but I don't think it would be something I'd watch again.
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

I thought it was pretty good, had no idea why it never caught on at the box office. Did it even get a wide release?
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Not much of one, no, barely over a thousand screens. It never caught fire with the nominations (aside from Kate, because, well, she's Kate), a standout performance by Michael Shannon was overshadowed by Heath Ledger's near-sweep of supporting awards, and the film was too unrelentingly bleak for closed-minded viewers. It didn't fare too badly at the box office, all told; $48 million isn't too bad for a film like this.
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Old 05-17-09, 05:21 PM
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

• Commentary by director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe
• Lives of Quiet Desperation: The Making of Revolutionary Road (29:03 in)
• Eight Deleted Scenes with optional commentary from Sam Mendes and Justin Haythe (25:14)

the blu-ray also has this featurette: Richard Yates: The Wages of Truth (26:04). Its a shame thats not on the DVD. sounds like an interesting extra. Oh, well I guess I will have to make due without it.
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

This was my favorite movie of last year until I saw Let The Right One In.
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

Does anyone know if the trailer is included with the standard DVD?
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Old 05-18-09, 08:45 PM
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Re: Revolutionary Road (6/2/09)

This is one of the few films that have taken six months to be released on home video.

The recent trend in the last several years has been a DVD release date around four months from the theatrical release.
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Old 05-18-09, 10:25 PM
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Not as good as Kate's other movie "The Reader" but still gonna buy this when it's released..can't wait!
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Old 06-03-09, 02:29 PM
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Quick question for people who bought the Blu-Ray: How many deleted scenes did it come with?
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Old 06-05-09, 12:56 AM
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14, give or take one.
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