REVIEW: 99 HOMES
OVERVIEW: The critically-acclaimed, award-winning 99 HOMES, starring 2016 Golden Globe® nominee for Best Supporting Actor Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road, Man of Steel, The Iceman), Andrew Garfield (The Social Network, The Amazing Spider-Man franchise) and Laura Dern (Wild, The Fault in Our Stars), takes up residence on Blu-ray™, DVD, VOD and Digital HD on February 9, 2016. Directed by Ramin Bahrani (At Any Price, Chop Shop), who also co-wrote the screenplay with Amir Naderi, 99 HOMES is a propulsive thriller about a single father who is evicted from his home and his only chance to win it back is to go to work for the charismatic and ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. Bonus features include director’s commentary and a deleted scene.
Landing on numerous film critics’ top 10 lists including Associated Press, Film Comment and The Hollywood Reporter, 99 HOMES features a riveting performance by Michael Shannon, who in addition to his Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Golden Globe nomination for this film, has won Best Supporting Actor awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, San Francisco Film Critics Circle and Kansas City Film Critics Circle. Shannon has received additional Best Supporting Actor nominations from 16 other organizations including Screen Actors Guild, Independent Spirit Awards and Gotham Independent Film Awards.
SYNOPSIS: In this timely thriller, single father Dennis Nash (Andrew Garfield) is evicted from his home and his only chance to win it back is to go to work for Rick Carver (Michael Shannon), the charismatic and ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. It’s a deal-with-the-devil that provides security for his family; but as Nash falls deeper into Carver’s web, he finds his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles - English Spanish