REVIEW: THE FINEST HOURS
OVERVIEW: “THE FINEST
HOURS,” a heroic action-thriller based on the true story of a
1952 U.S. Coast Guard rescue, storms home on Blu-ray Combo Pack,
Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, and On-Demand on May 24th,
2016. Starring Chris Pine (the “Star Trek” films), Academy
Award® and Golden Globe® nominee Casey Affleck (“Interstellar”),
Ben Foster (“3:10 to Yuma”) and Eric Bana (“Lone Survivor”),
“THE FINEST HOURS” makes its in-home debut packaged with a host
of bonus features about the making of the movie and the
remarkable true-life events that inspired it.
SYNOPSIS: Based on the acclaimed non-fiction book of the same name by Casey Sherman and Michael J. Tougias, viewers can enjoy diving into the thrilling eye of the storm with: An all-new documentary “Against All Odds: The Bernie Webber Story,” in which real-life residents of Chatham recall the events that set the stage for the film’s historic rescue mission; Four making-of featurettes highlighting cast members experiences and reflections by members of the U.S. Coast Guard; as well as two never-before-shared Deleted Scenes.
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 7.1 DTS-HDMA, French-Canadian 5.1 Dolby Digital, Latin Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital
Subtitles -English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French
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AGAINST ALL ODDS: THE
BERNIE WEBBER STORY – Visit the quaint and close-knit
town of Chatham, and experience the events surrounding the most
heroic Coast Guard rescue ever through the eyes of the people
who witnessed them.
BROTHERHOOD – Cast
members reflect on the bonds they forged during the shoot.
TWO CREWS – Chris Pine and Casey Affleck share insights
into Bernie Webber and Ray Sybert, men who led their respective
crews against all odds.
WHAT IS YOUR FINEST HOUR? – A Coast
Guard member recounts an incredible rescue.
FINEST INSPIRATION: THE U.S. COAST GUARD Meet the people who
put their lives on the line for others.
o A Desperate Idea
o The Story of How They Met