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The Funny People of Blu-ray

Funny PeopleFunny People…here’s a film that I unfortunately did not catch in the theater, but I am anxiously awaiting my first viewing of it on the Blu-ray format.  As previously reported, Universal Studios is dropping the film on Blu-ray November 24th.  The release will see a 1080P video presentation with a 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio comedic surround track.  The Blu-ray will also feature both the theatrical and unrated versions of the film.  As usual, you can expect a pristine quality Blu-ray release from the folks over at Universal.  To wet your appetite even more the kind folks at Universal has provided us with all the extra features patrons of the disc can expect to find.  Check them out below!

Throughout the production of the film, Judd Apatow and his entire production team were mindful of home entertainment audiences, gathering exclusive footage of the filmmaking process and creating special features that they knew fans would love. Accordingly, both the two-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD come loaded with exclusive bonus features, including:

— Hilarious gag reels
— Deleted & Extended / Alternate Scenes
— Line-O-Rama: Re-watch some of the movie’s funniest scenes, but this time with alternate punch lines
— Feature Commentary with director Judd Apatow and stars Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen
— Documentaries:
— Funny People Diaries: A documentary in four parts which takes audiences inside all aspects of the filmmaking process from early cast table reads and joke brainstorming sessions, to the various filmmaking techniques employed throughout the production.
— Judd’s High School Radio Show
— Raaaaaaaandy!: This mockumentary takes fans on the road with Aziz
Ansari’s Randy character from the film.
— Music from Funny People: Listen to music from and inspired by the film from James Taylor, Adam Sandler, Jon Brion and RZA
— From the Archives: Watch Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow on a 1990 episode of The Midnight Hour with Bill Maher; Sandler’s first appearance on David Letterman; and Seth Rogen doing stand up at 13!
— The Films of George Simmons: Watch footage from George Simmons’ greatest films including Sayonara Davey and Merman
— Prank Call 1990: Watch Sandler as he performs an actual prank phone call, in this archival footage from Judd Apatow’s personal video library

— “Yo Teach…!”: Go “behind-the-scenes” of “Yo Teach…!”, the television show featured in the film Funny People

Funny People on Blu-ray Hi-Def includes everything on the two-disc Collector’s Edition DVD, plus more exclusive content and interactive features, including:

— Enjoy more hilarious laughs with two more Line-O-Rama’s
— Watch additional Deleted, Extended and Alternate Scenes
— Additional music and an extensive look at James Taylor on the set
— Over an hour of stand up performances by the film’s cast
— Additional archival material including Sandler’s second Letterman appearance, Sandler at Los Angeles’ famed Comedy & Magic Club and Judd Apatow performing on The Dennis Miller Show
— Hilarious prank calls from Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow
— Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow’s appearance on “Charlie Rose”
— U-Control: Funny People music: Universal’s exclusive signature feature puts the viewer just a click away from additional insights into the music in the film without ever leaving the movie.
— BD-Live: Access the BD-Live Center through any Internet-connected player to download more exclusive content, the latest trailers and more!
— My Chat: Using any Internet-connected player, host a text chat with friends while watching the movie in synchronization
— My Funny People Commentary: Create play-by-play video, audio or text movie commentary and share it with friends through UniversalHiDef.com and the BD-Live Center

— My Scenes Sharing: Bookmark favorite scenes from the movie to share with BD-Live buddies!

 

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ONE HECK OF A PROMOTER!!! Also a Dreamer, Producer, Agent of Love, Film Lover, Writer of Screenplays and a Devoted Apostle to all things Ford Mustangs (the real ones with V8's!). Some of my favorite films include FIGHT CLUB, MOULIN ROUGE, THE DARK KNIGHT, STAR WARS alongside television shows such as SEINFELD, 24, SANFORD & SON and even the often loathed in the geek community BIG BANG THEORY. Outside of my three lives I live I also enjoy spending time with my girlfriend and our three girls (of the furry kind).

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