9/20/2011 – ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’

Philip Yu
This Week on DVD/Blu-ray

Pick of the Week

Bridesmaids Box Art
Bridesmaids Box Art

Bridesmaids
Kristen Wiig leads an all-star cast of fantastically funny women in this summer's blockbuster comedy hit. Thirty-something Annie has hit a rough patch but finds her life turned completely upside down when she is asked to be the maid of honor in her best friend Lillian's wedding. Though lovelorn, broke and in way over her head, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals on the road to the big day. Braving one disaster after another, but determined to succeed, she'll show Lillian and her hilarious hodgepodge of bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love.

See Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper in clips from 'Bridesmaids,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Gag Reel
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Drunk-O-Rama
  • Annie vs. Helen
  • Pep Talk and More

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50th Anniversary

Breakfast at Tiffany's Box Art
Breakfast at Tiffany's Box Art

Breakfast at Tiffany's
Audrey Hepburn stars in her most iconic role as the free-spirited New York party girl Holly Golightly. Director Blake Edwards' romantic comedic adventure about finding love in the big city, based on Truman Capote's best-selling novella, celebrates its 50th annivesary with a full restored and remastered Blu-ray release. A lonely, struggling writer becomes enchanted with his neighbor: an independent young woman who strives to be a high-climbing socialite with a penchance for high-fashion and wild parties. But, soon he uncovers the vulnerability she has at heart.

See Audrey Hepburn in the Blu-ray trailer for the 50th Anniversary edition of 'Breakfast at Tiffany's':

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Commentary by producer Richard Shepherd
  • A Golightly Gathering
  • Henry Mancini: More Than Music
  • Mr. Yunioshi: An Asian Perspective
  • It's So Audrey: A Style Icon and More

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And Don't Call Me Shirley

Airplane! Box Art
Airplane! Box Art

Airplane!
The zany, off-the-wall comedy masterpiece crash-lands for the first time on Blu-ray, with special features that include a trivia track, deleted scenes, interviews, commentaries and more. Robert Hays stars as an ex-fighter pilot who is forced to take over the controls of airliner when the flight crew succumbs to food poisoning -- skewering disaster flicks, religious zealots, television commercials and everything else in its path along the way. The wildly quotable comedy also stars Leslie Nielsen, Julie Hagerty, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and more.

See Leslie Nielson and Robert Hays in a clip from 'Airplane!,' available for the first time on Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Commentary by producer Jon Davison and writers/directors Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and David Zucker
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Interviews
  • Trivia Track
  • Theatrical Trailer

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Those Aren't Pillows

Planes, Trains and AutomobilesBox Art
Planes, Trains and AutomobilesBox Art

Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Steve Martin and John Candy star as strangers forced together by circumstance as they try to get home in time for Thanksgiving. Marketing consultant Neal Page races to catch a plane to Chicago, only to find that his flight has been delayed. Hours later, he boards the plane and ends up next to obnoxious salesman, Del Griffith. When the flight is detoured to Wichita, the mismatched pair are forced to find their own way to Chicago -- by any means necessary. This Blu-ray debut features an all-new, nearly hour-long restrospective on the work and legacy of writer/director John Hughes.

See Steve Martin and John Candy in clip from 'Planes, Trains and Autmobiles,' available for the first time on Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • John Hughes: Life Moves Pretty Fast
  • Getting There is Half the Fun
  • John Hughes for Adults
  • A Tribute to John Candy
  • Deleted Scene

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