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Become Infinite With ‘THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER’ on Blu-ray & DVD on February 12th

So here’s a film that I know connected with a lot of people that were able to see it in theaters and will probably connect with those who seek it out on Blu-ray, when it arrives this coming February.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a wonderful coming-of-age film, with nice performances all around, and it hits shelves on Blu-ray and DVD on February 12, 2013.  It is a film based on the best-selling novel from author Stephen Chbosky, who actually wrote and directed the film as well.  From the reaction it received, the film seems to be in line to take up the mantle as one of the best films about surviving in high school, akin to some of the work from John Hughes, among others (I’ll support Rushmore in this case).  I know I certainly liked it (review HERE).  From what I can tell, the Blu-ray does not seem to be lacking in more content to explore, regarding the film and those involved in bringing the novel to life.  Read on to learn more about this upcoming Blu-ray release.

“Grade A: Graceful and beguiling.”

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly

“A first-rate coming-of-age film.  Hilarious and heart wrenching and so real.”

Karen Durbin, Elle

 

BASED ON THE BEST-SELLING NOVEL

 

 

Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller and Mae Whitman Star in the Critically Acclaimed Film Arriving On Blu-ray Disc, DVD,

Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View February 12, 2013

Early Digital Download Window Begins January 22

LOS ANGELES, CA November 13, 2012 – Acclaimed author Stephen Chbosky makes his screenwriting and directing debut with The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the adaption of his acclaimed best-selling coming-of-age novel.  The film, which has been heralded as The Breakfast Club for a new generation, arrives on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital Copy and UV), DVD (plus Digital Copy and UV), Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View on February 12 from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE company. The Perks of Being a Wallflower will also be available on EST January 22, three weeks prior to the Blu-ray, DVD and Video On Demand release.

Featuring stellar performances from a young ensemble cast, The Perks of Being a Wallflower centers around a freshman named Charlie (Logan Lerman, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief) who is always watching from the sidelines until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing.  Beautiful, free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson, the Harry Potter franchise) and her fearless stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller, We Need to Talk About Kevin) shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, wild parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the quest for the perfect song. The film also stars Mae Whitman (TV’s “Parenthood”), Nina Dobrev (TV’s “The Vampire Diaries”), Dylan McDermott (TV’s “American Horror Story”), Kate Walsh (TV’s “Private Practice”), Joan Cusack (Showtime’s “Shameless”) and Paul Rudd (upcoming This is 40).

The Blu-ray Disc and DVD will include two audio commentaries; one featuring screenwriter/director Stephen Chbosky, and the other with Chobsky and the cast, deleted scenes, dailies and a featurette.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower Blu-ray Disc and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

·        Audio commentary with Screenwriter/Director Stephen Chobsky

·        Audio commentary with Director Stephen Chbosky and the cast

·        “Best Summer Ever” featurette

·        Deleted scenes with optional audio commentary with Stephen Chbosky

·        Dailies

*Subject to change

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