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On The QT: L.A. Confidential 20th Anniversary Edition Arrives On Blu-ray This September

Well here’s a fun surprise, one of the 90s best films and one of the best police stories, in general, is getting a new Blu-ray release on September 26. Enjoy this news about L.A. Confidential. Director Curtis Hanson and a terrific cast serve up a “thrilling tale of police corruption and Hollywood glamour” (Marshall Fine, Gannett Newspapers) in this film based on James Ellroy’s novel. Three cops (Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce), a call girl (Kim Basinger), a mysterious millionaire (David Strathairn), a tabloid journalist (Danny DeVito) and the chief of detectives (James Cromwell) fuel a plot rife with mystery, ambition, romance and humor. The film captured ACADEMY AWARDS® in 1997 for Best Supporting Actress (Basinger) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson). Learn more about this 20th anniversary release in the rest of this post.

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L.A. CONFIDENTIAL – 20th Anniversary Edition
Arrives on Blu-ray & DVD September 26

L.A. CONFIDENTIAL – 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Director Curtis Hanson and a terrific cast serve up a “thrilling tale of police corruption and Hollywood glamour” (Marshall Fine, Gannett Newspapers) in this film based on James Ellroy’s novel. Three cops (Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce), a call girl (Kim Basinger), a mysterious millionaire (David Strathairn), a tabloid journalist (Danny DeVito) and the chief of detectives (James Cromwell) fuel a plot rife with mystery, ambition, romance and humor. The film captured ACADEMY AWARDS® in 1997 for Best Supporting Actress (Basinger) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Brian Helgeland & Curtis Hanson).

Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Features Include:

  • Commentary by Critic/Historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti and Danny DeVito
  • Whatever You Desire: Making L.A. Confidential
  • Sunlight and Shadow: The Visual Style of L.A. Confidential
  • A True Ensemble: The Cast of L.A. Confidential
  • L.A. Confidential: From Book to Screen
  • L.A. Confidential TV Series Pilot
  • Off the Record: Vintage Cast/Creator Interviews
  • Director Curtis Hanson’s Photo Pitch
  • The L.A. of L.A. Confidential Interactive Map Tour
  • Music-Only Track (5.1) Showcasing Jerry Goldsmith’s Score
  • Trailers and T.V. Spots
  • Digital HD

Blu-ray Specifications:
Street Date:                       September 26, 2017
Prebook Date:                    August 23, 2017
Screen Format:                  16:9 (2.40:1)
Audio:                                 English 5.1 DTS-HD MA / Spanish DD 1.0 / French DD 5.1
Subtitles:                            English SDH / Spanish / French
Total Run Time:                  Approximately 138 minutes
U.S. Rating:                        R
Closed Captioned:             Yes

DVD Specifications:
Street Date:                        September 26, 2017
Prebook Date:                    August 23, 2017
Screen Format:                  16:9 (2.40:1)
Audio:                                 English DD 5.1 / Spanish DD 1.0 / French DD 5.1
Subtitles:                            English SDH / Spanish / French
Total Run Time:                  Approximately 138 minutes
U.S. Rating:                        R
Closed Captioned:             Yes

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