REVIEW: SMASH SEASON ONE
OVERVIEW: “Smash” Season One tells the compelling story of a heated rivalry between upcoming starlets, a writing team in need of a
new hit and a Broadway producer finding her own way in a “captivating fusion of music, dance and potent storytelling” (Dorothy
Rabinowitz, Wall Street Journal). From executive producer Steven Spielberg (Jaws, Schindler’s List) comes the groundbreaking, critically
acclaimed series “Smash,” Emmy Award® winner for Best Choreography. Starring Emmy Award® winner Debra Messing (Will & Grace),
Academy Award® winner Anjelica Huston (Prizzi’s Honor), Megan Hilty (Broadway’s Wicked) and American Idol’s Katharine McPhee,
“Smash” Season One is available on DVD with UltraViolet™ on January 8, 2013. Experience all 15 “gloriously entertaining” (Robert
Bianco, USA Today) episodes back-to-back and uninterrupted in this four-disc set, filled with fantastic musical performances, stunning
production numbers and scandalous backstage dramas. Fans can also see never-before-seen bonus features including deleted scenes,
featurettes and much more!
“Smash” Season One includes an UltraViolet™ copy of each episode. UltraViolet™ is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect
movies and TV shows in the cloud to instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs. Consumers can now
enjoy “Smash” Season One anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.
SYNOPSIS: Talented newcomer Karen Cartwright
(McPhee) is up for the role of a lifetime in a new Broadway musical based on the iconic
Marilyn Monroe. The only thing standing in her way is Ivy Lynn (Hilty), a seasoned theater veteran who is determined to land the part
herself and will stop at nothing to realize her own dreams of fame.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.78:1 aspect ration preserving its
television 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
5.1 2.0 Dolby Digital
Subtitles - English
DELETED AND EXTENDED SCENES
A DREAM COME TRUE: Take an in-depth look at the amazing cast and discover why “Smash” is truly a “triple threat!”
SONG & DANCE: Go behind the scenes with composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman as we take a look at how the original
music is created for the show and see choreographer Joshua Bergasse put the cast and dancers through their paces as both
song and dance come to life!
UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud and instantly
stream and download to TV’s, computers, tablets and smartphones. Consumers can now truly enjoy their movies anytime,
anywhere on the platform of their choice. Currently available in the United States only.