Tuesday, March 13, 2012

New on DVD & Blu-Ray : THE DESCENDANTS (2011)

Synopsis: From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning Sideways, set in Hawaii, The Descendants is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Worldwide Box-Office: $167M

Number of Discs (Click Links to Buy from Amazon):

DVD Special Features :
  • Everybody Loves George
  • Working with Alexander
  • Hawaiian Style

Blu-Ray Special Features :
  • [same as the DVD]
  • Deleted Scenes with introductions by the director
  • The Real Descendants
  • Casting
  • Working with Water
  • Music Videos (Will I Ever See You Again, Postcards from Paradise, Honolulu's Whisper)
  • Waiting for the Light
  • The World Parade - Hawaii (Silent Film)
  • A Conversation with George Clooney and Alexander Payne

Release Date : March 13, 2012

Run Time : 116 Min.

Studio/Distributor : Fox Searchlight

Rating : R for language including some sexual references.

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