REVIEW: THE BOOK OF HENRY
OVERVIEW: Follow the journey of a single mother and her genius 11-year old son in the powerful film The Book of Henry, available on Digital on September 19, 2017 and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on October 3, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The highly original and thrilling story stars two-time Academy Award®-nominated actress Naomi Watts (Birdman), Sarah Silverman (Wreck-It Ralph), Lee Pace (The Hobbit), Maddie Ziegler (Dance Moms), and Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) and has spectacular performances from young actors Jaeden Lieberher (It) and Jacob Tremblay (Room). The Book of Henry on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital comes filled with exclusive bonus content including an inside peek into the making of the film.
SYNOPSIS: Susan (Watts) is a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry (Lieberher), is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother Peter (Tremblay). When Henry discovers that the girl next door has a terrible secret, he implores Susan to take matters into her own hands in this imaginative and emotional drama from director Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) and acclaimed writer Gregg Hurwitz (Orphan X).
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 Master Audio in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes
English and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.00:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and French DTS-HD Master Audio
English SDH, French
Filming The Book of Henry – Filmmakers and cast
discuss the long process of getting this passion project
to the big screen.
The Book of Henry: The Cast – Hear the cast talk about what drew them to their roles. Filmmakers also weigh in on what each cast member brought to their part, and why they were the perfect ensemble.