PLANES, TRAINS AND
OVERVIEW: Arriving just
in time for Thanksgiving on November 6, 2012, the hilarious
fan-favorite PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES
celebrates its 25th anniversary with a Blu-ray
release from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Written and
directed by the incomparable John Hughes and starring comedy
greats Steve Martin and John Candy, the uproarious classic
follows a businessman (Martin) who is struggling to get home for
Thanksgiving, but burdened by one travel mishap after another,
as well as the company of an annoying traveling salesman
(Candy). Filled with outrageously funny situations and a
generous helping of warmth, the film also features appearances
by Michael McKean, Edie McClurg and Kevin Bacon.
SYNOPSIS: Written and directed by John Hughes, the hilarious classic PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES stars Steve Martin and John Candy as a businessman and traveling salesman forced together by circumstance as they try to get home in time for Thanksgiving. The Blu-ray features a brand new, in-depth retrospective on
John Hughes’ career that includes new interviews and explores his indelible impact as a writer and filmmaker.
The film is
presented in 1080P widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration
preserving its theatrical format. The picture is just
flawless, bringing to perfection the special effects of the film. 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 and Mono Dolby Digital in
Spanish and Portuguese that provides a
good complement to the picture. It also includes
English. Spanish, French,
and Portuguese subtitles.
In terms of special features
the PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES Blu-ray includes Additional features include “Getting There is Half the Fun: The Story of Planes, Trains And Automobiles”, “John Hughes For Adults”, a tribute to John Candy and a deleted scene.
2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen 1080P Enhance for 16x9 TVs
English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio,
Spanish Mono Dolby Digital and Brazilian Portuguese Mono Dolby Digital
English, English SDH, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese
John Hughes: Life Moves Pretty Fast (HD)—NEW!
John Hughes: The Voice of a Generation
Heartbreak and Triumph: The Legacy of John Hughes
Getting There is Half the Fun: The Story of Planes, Trains And Automobiles
John Hughes for Adults
A Tribute to John Candy
Deleted Scene—“Airplane Food” (HD)
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