REVIEW: LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER
OVERVIEW: Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER, grossing over $115 million in box office, will be available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack with Digital HD Ultraviolet™, On-Demand and Pay-Per-View on January 14, 2014. The film will also be available early in Digital HD on December 31.
The LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER DVD & BD share a street date with equally stirring and powerful films Fruitvale Station and Twenty Feet from Stardom marking three critically acclaimed features from The Weinstein Company and TWC-RADiUS.
SYNOPSIS: Inspired by a true story, Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) stars as Cecil Gaines, the devoted husband, father and White House butler who served seven presidents during some of the most tumultuous and defining moments of the 20th century. Academy Award® nominee Oprah Winfrey (The Color Purple) co-stars with a stellar supporting cast that includes John
Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny
Kravitz, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber, Robin Williams and Danny Strong in this powerful drama from the Oscar® nominated director of Precious (2009).
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.85:1 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 (1.85:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish DTS Digital Surround 5.1
French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Subtitles - English Spanish
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Lee Daniels' The
Butler: An American Story
The Original Freedom
"You And I Ain't
Nothin' No More" Performed By Gladys Knight and Lenny