Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Academy Award Best Picture Nominee "Nebraska" Lands on DVD and Blu-Ray

Paramount Pictures recently announced that Alexander Payne's latest film "Nebraska", which was recently nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director (Alexander Payne) and Best Actor (Bruce Dern). The film stars Dern, Stacy Keach, Oscar nominee June Squibb and Will Forte.

There are no special features announces for the DVD, but the Blu-Ray will have "The Making of Nebraska" featurette. "Nebraska" hits stores on 2/25.

Press Release:

Called "poignant and hilarious" (Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service), "genuinely touching" (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly) and "damn near perfect" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), the "brilliant, wisely observed and wryly funny" (Claudia Puig, USA Today) NEBRASKA makes its Blu-ray, DVD and VOD debut on February 25, 2014 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film will arrive on Digital and Digital HD February 11.

Hailed as "an American masterpiece" (Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times), NEBRASKA is nominated for six Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Director (Alexander Payne), Best Actor (Bruce Dern), Best Original Screenplay (Bob Nelson), Best Supporting Actress (June Squibb) and Best Cinematography (Phedon Papamichael). The film was also named one of the best movies of the year by the AFI, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, New York Times, The New Yorker, Los Angeles Times, Variety, Huffington Post, Slate, the National Board of Review and numerous critics associations.

From Academy Award-winner Alexander Payne, the director of Sideways and The Descendants, comes the captivating story of a father (Bruce Dern) and his adult son (Will Forte) who embark on a journey to claim a million-dollar prize; what begins as a fool's errand becomes a search for the road to redemption.

Screen legend Bruce Dern gives "a career crowning performance" (Scott Foundas, Variety) that has earned him widespread critical praise, as well as the Best Actor award from the Cannes Film Festival, the National Board of Review and the Los Angeles Film Critics and Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG, Spirit and Satellite award nominations. NEBRASKA also features an outstanding supporting cast including Stacy Keach, Oscar nominee June Squibb and a "revelatory" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) Will Forte.

The film will be available in a Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet™ and an in-depth look at the making of the film, as well as on a single-disc DVD

Blu-ray Feature film in high definition The Making of Nebraska The Script Cast and Characters Locations Shooting in Black and White Working with Alexander A Film Family DVD Feature film in standard definition

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