REVIEW: NEW YEAR'S EVE
OVERVIEW: Relive the most romantic night of the year with "New Year's Eve," arriving onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on May 1st from Warner Home Entertainment Group. "New Year's Eve" celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts with intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year.
Director and producer Garry Marshall ("Valentine's Day,""Pretty Woman") is joined by an all-star ensemble cast including Academy AwardŽ winner Halle Berry ("Monster's Ball"); Jessica Biel ("Valentine's Day"); Jon Bon Jovi ("Pay It Forward"); Academy AwardŽ nominee Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine"); Chris "Ludacris" Bridges ("Fast Five"); two-time Academy AwardŽ winner Robert De Niro ("The Godfather: Part II"); Josh Duhamel ("Transformers"); Zac Efron ("High School Musical"); Hector Elizondo ("The Princess Diaries"); Katherine Heigl ("Knocked Up"); Ashton Kutcher ("No Strings Attached"); Seth Meyers (TV's "Saturday Night Live"); Lea Michele (TV's "Glee"); Sarah Jessica Parker ("Sex and the City"); Academy AwardŽ nominee Michelle Pfeiffer ("Dangerous Liasions");Til Schweiger ("The Three Musketeers"); two-time Academy AwardŽ winner Hilary Swank ("Million Dollar Baby") and Sofia Vergara (TV's "Modern Family").
The Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD include an UltraViolet Digital Copy of the standard definition theatrical version of the film, which allows consumers to download the film to a PC or Mac plus instantly stream it from a digital cloud to many computers, tablets or smartphones.
Ingrid (Pfeiffer) is a woman looking for her purpose in life, helped along the way by Paul (Efron). Tess (Biel) and Griffin (Meyers) are in a race against the clock to have the first baby of the New Year. Randy (Kutcher) and Elise (Michele) are trapped in an elevator, one desperate to get out and one not eager to leave. Claire (Swank) is the in charge of making sure the Times Square ball drops at midnight but she runs into a major problem.
Following the converging stories of dozens of characters, "New Year's Eve" tells these stories and more, showcasing love, hope, excitement, sadness, joy, laughter and sorrow on the most exciting night of the year.
The film is
presented in 1080P 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 DTS-HD Master
Audio (48kHz/24bit) in English, Spanish and French that provides a
good complement to the picture. It also includes
English Spanish French
2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen 1080P
English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital,
French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
English, French & Spanish English SDH, French & Spanish
Commentary by director Garry Marshall
Magic of Times Square
New Year's Eve Secrets of the Stars
Jon Bon Jovi & Lea Michele Rock New Year's Eve
Deleted Scenes with Garry Marshall
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