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The First Rule of Fight Club – It Always Looks Better on Blu-ray!

Fight Club Blu-ray Had it not been for 2008’s The Dark Knight I would be passed out right now from the news of the OFFICAL Fight Club Blu-ray announcement.  Up until July 2008, Fight Club has always been my #1 go to movie for all my needs.  For some people this film is more than a movie, its a way of life.  For all us 30-somethings, this movie opened up our minds to all the things we were missing out or neglecting in life.  You really don’t get the message after one viewing.  This film is like a doctrine that’s need to be studied.  When I first saw it back in 1999 I thought it was horrible.  Ironically, for the next week or so after I found myself thinking about the film increasingly often and all the little pieces of the puzzle that started to suddenly make sense like an apparition appearing before me that was there this whole time.  Finally, I had to run out and buy it (on DVD of course).  I think I watched it like 7 times that first weekend.  This movie changed my life.  It did not break me of my insecurities, but it taught me valuable lessons about money, possessions and materialism.  If you have never seen Fight Club, you owe it to yourself to watch it once, devote some time to think about it and then watch it a week later.  This is your mission should you choose to accept.

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment presents an intimate setting of mischief, mayhem and soap with the 10th Anniversary Edition Fight Club Blu-ray.  Fight Club stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter and even Meatloaf (the actor/singer, not the food).  Project Mayhem battles onto Blu-ray disc for the very first time on November 17th.   Brand new bonus material includes an interactive search index, interactive sound design, behind-the-scenes at Spikes TV’s 2009 Guys Choice Awards and much more!  For full release details check out the full press release below from Fox.

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Quit your job. Start a fight. Prove you’re alive. If you don’t claim your humanity you will become a statistic. You have been warned… Tyler .

 

Clever, savagely witty and dark, Fight Club: 10 th Anniversary Edition , arrives on Blu-ray Disc (BD) November 17 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Based on the book by Chuck Palahniuk ( Choke ), Fight Club was directed by acclaimed filmmaker and Golden Globe-nominee *** David Fincher ( Se7en , The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ) and stars Edward Norton ( 25 th Hour , Primal Fear ) and Brad Pitt ( Mr. & Mrs. Smith , Inglorious Basterds ), whose characters bond over a mutual disgust for corporate hypocrisy and find release in an eccentric , shocking new form of therapy – Fight Club .

 

The Fight Club: 10 th Anniversary Edition BD is  packed full of punches with all-new bonus materials including two interactive featurettes – “A Hit In The Ear: Ren Klyce and the Sound Design of Fight Club ” which allows users to remix four key scenes themselves with the help of Oscar-nominated sound designer Ren Klyce; and “Insomniac Mode: I Am Jack’s Search Index,” giving viewers the ability to access any part of the disc’s extensive bonus material via interactive tools.

 

The BD also features behind-the-scenes with Fincher, Pitt and Norton as they accept the Guy Movie Hall of Fame honor for Fight Club at SPIKE TV’S 2009 GUYS CHOICE Awards, commentary by Fincher, Palahniuk, Pitt, Norton and Helena Bonham Carter, “Welcome To Fight Club” featurette, seven deleted scenes, a music video, photo gallery and much more.

 

Synopsis :
A lonely, isolated thirty-something young professional in an unidentified, semi-stylized city, seeks an escape from his ordinary life with the help of a devious soap salesman. They find their release from the prison of reality through underground fight clubs, where men can be what the world denies them.

 

Blu-ray Disc Specs:
The Fight Club Blu-ray Disc is presented in widescreen format (2.40:1) on a 50GB dual-layer disc authored in English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio and Dolby Surround, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and French 5.1 DTS sound with English, French and Spanish subtitles.

Special features include:

? New A Hit In The Ear: Ren Klyce and the Sound Design of Fight Club
      o Welcome To Fight Club
      o Angel Faces Beating
      o The Crash
      o Tyler’s Goodbye
? New Flogging Fight Club
? New Insomniac Mode: I Am Jack’s Search Index, Commentary Log, Topic Search
? Behind the Scenes Vignettes: Production, Visual Effects, On Location
? Edward Norton Interview
? Commentary by David Fincher
? Commentary by David Fincher, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter
? Commentary by Chuck Palahniuk and Jim Uhls
? Commentary by Alex McDowell, Jeff Cronenweth, Michael Kaplan and Kevin Haug
? Seven Deleted Scenes and Alternate Scenes
? Trailer Farm – Theatrical Teaser, Theatrical Trailer, The Eight Rules of Fight Club
? 12 TV Spots
? Public Service Announcements
? Music Video
? Five Internet Spots
? Promotional Gallery
? Art Gallery

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