REVIEW: MAPS TO THE STARS
OVERVIEW: Director David Cronenberg (Eastern Promises, A History of Violence) returns with a provocative satire about the Hollywood film industry and the demons of celebrity obsession in the Focus World release Maps to the Stars, now available on Digital HD and debuting on Blu-ray™ with Digital HD and DVD on April 14, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
SYNOPSIS: Academy Award® winner Julianne Moore (The Hunger Games:
Mockingjay) stars with Mia Wasikowska (The Kids Are All Right), Olivia Williams (Hyde Park on Hudson), John Cusack (Being John
Malkovich), and Robert Pattinson (The Twilight Saga) in this unforgettable darkly comic thriller written by Bruce Wagner (I'm Losing You). Hollywood actress Havana Segrand (Moore) is unraveling as her career flounders. Her self-help psychotherapist
(Cusack) and his wife (Williams) are busy managing the career of their child-star son. But when a mysterious young woman named Agatha
(Wasikowska) befriends a limo driver and aspiring actor (Pattinson) all their lives get together, and nothing will ever be the same as they try to survive in a world of money, fame, ambition, envy, ghosts, and vice.
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
Widescreen (1.85:1) 16x9
English Dolby Digital 5.1 / DVS DD 2.0 and DTS Digital Surround 5.1
English SDH, Spanish,