Comedy on Blu-ray this Summer

Universal Studios Home Entertainment have announced four catalogue Blu-ray titles for release in the USA this summer. Arriving on 26th July 2011 is a double-bill of films directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi - National Lampoon’s Animal House and The Blues Brothers. Both films are newly remastered in high definition…

Animal House

  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French (EU, CAN), Italian, German, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, Norwegian
  • U-Control:
    • Scene Companion: Watch cast and crew interviews during key scenes with this picture-in-picture companion.
    • The Music of Animal House: Instantly identify the songs heard while watching the film, create a custom playlist of your favourites and even purchase them from iTunes
  • The Yearbook: An Animal House Reunion - An original documentary featuring interviews with Director John Landis, Producers Ivan Reitman & Matty Simmons, cast members Tim Matheson, Karen Allen, Stephen Furst, Peter Riegart, John Vernon & Kevin Bacon, Composer Elmer Bernstein and Writers Chris Miller & Harold Ramis plus behind-the-scenes footage and clips with John Belushi.
  • Where Are They Now? A Delta Alumni Update: A hilarious mockumentary featuring the original cast.
  • Scene It? Animal House: Relive all your favourite moments from your favourite fraternity through real movie clips, trivia questions and an array of on-screen puzzlers with these two games
  • Theatrical Trailer

The Blues Brothers
  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • French 5.1 DTS Surround (Theatrical only)
  • Spanish 5.1 DTS Surround
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Original theatrical version plus extended version with 15 minutes of additional footage
  • Stories Behind the Making of The Blues Brothers: Go behind the scenes with Director John Landis, Dan Aykroyd and the Blues Brothers band.
  • Transposing the Music: Highlights of the many spin-offs, tributes and merchandising developments, as well as stage shows, impersonators and pop culture inspired by the film.
  • Remembering John: Friends, family and co-stars share their personal stories about the late great comedian.
  • Theatrical Trailer

Arriving on 9th August 2011 are Fast Times At Ridgemont High and Dazed and Confused.

Fast Times At Ridgemont High
  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • U-Control:
    • Scene Companion: Watch behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, bios and more during key scenes with this picture-in-pictures companion.
    • The Music of Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Instantly identify the songs heard while watching the film, create a custom playlist of your favourites and even purchase them from iTunes
  • Reliving our Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Hilarious documentary featuring interviews with the cast and crew including Sean Penn and director Amy Heckerling
  • Feature commentary with director Amy Heckerling and screenwriter Cameron Crowe
  • Theatrical trailer

Dazed and Confused
  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • French (European) 2.0 DTS Stereo
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • U-Control:
    • The Music of Dazed and Confused: Instantly identify the songs heard while watching the film, create a custom playlist of your favourites and even purchase them from iTunes
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Blunt Truth: Side-splitting institutional filmstrip on the dangers of partying
  • Retro Public Service Announcements

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