OVERVIEW: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment invites movie lovers to discover a sexy and fun-filled place where musical dreams come true when BURLESQUE takes the stage on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD March 1, 2011. Multi-platinum recording artist Christina Aguilera and Oscar® winning* music legend Cher (Best Actress, Moonstruck, 1988; The Witches of Eastwick) dazzle in this song and dance filled extravaganza from writer/director Steven Antin about a small-town girl (Aguilera) with big vocal talent who gets a job working at a modern day burlesque nightclub. 2010 Golden Globe® Award winner for Best Song – Motion Picture (“You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me”), BURLESQUE features electrifying dance numbers, powerhouse vocal performances and a white hot supporting cast that includes Stanley Tucci (The Devil Wears Prada, Julie & Julia), Kristen Bell (Couples Retreat, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Cam Gigandet (Easy A, Twilight), Julianne Hough (upcoming Footloose, TV’s “Dancing with the Stars”) and Eric Dane (Valentine’s Day, TV’s “Grey’s Anatomy”). Now, viewers can experience BURLESQUE like never before on Blu-ray/ DVD Combo Pack, featuring eye-popping picture clarity and finger-snapping sound, plus, hours of exciting bonus features that offer a unique glimpse behind the curtain of this scintillating new movie musical.
SYNOPSIS: Ali (Aguilera) is a small-town girl with a big voice who escapes hardship and an uncertain future to follow her dreams to LA. After stumbling upon The Burlesque Lounge, a majestic but ailing theater that is home to an inspired musical revue, Ali lands a job as a cocktail waitress from Tess (Cher), the club’s proprietor and headliner. Burlesque’s outrageous costumes and bold choreography enrapture the young ingénue, who vows to perform there one day.
Soon enough, Ali builds a friendship with a featured dancer (Hough), finds an enemy in a troubled, jealous performer (Bell), and garners the affection of Jack (Gigandet), a bartender and fellow musician. With the help of a sharp-witted stage manager (Tucci) and gender-bending host (Cumming), Ali makes her way from the bar to the stage. Her spectacular voice restores The Burlesque Lounge to its former glory, though not before a charismatic entrepreneur (Dane) arrives with an enticing proposal...
DVD: The film is
presented in widescreen with a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its theatrical
Entertainment has done it again with this transfer. Not only the picture looks
excellent in this release, also the sound it is good. A
Dolby Digital English and French 5.1 Surround providing a nice complement to the
picture it also includes English, French and Spanish
Widescreen (2.40:1) [16:9 Transfer]
5.1 and French Dolby Digital
Subtitles - English, French and Spanish
The Burlesque Lounge: 6 Full Musical Performances!
Commentary with Writer/Director Steven Antin
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