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In the 1970s, the name James L. Brooks was synonymous with intelligent television comedy - his shows were insightful about work and love and always tapped into the zeitgeist. With his transition to film in the 1980s, he became a master Hollywood storyteller, and none of his films was more quintessentially Brooks than "Broascast News". This caustic inside look at the Washington news media stars Holly Hunter, in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman (William Hurt) and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter (Albert Brooks). Brooks's witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing.
New, restored high-definition digital transfer, New audio commentary featuring Brooks and Marks, New documentary on Brooks's career in television and film, Deleted scenes and an alternate ending, with commentary by Brooks, New video interview with veteran CBS news producer Susan Zirinsky, Featurette containing on-set footage and interviews, Original theatrical trailer, PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Carrie Rickey.
|Starring:||William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Joan Cusack, Jack Nicholson|
|Studio Name:||Sony Pictures Home Entertainment|
|Blu-ray Release Date:||01/25/2011|
|Run Time (in minutes):||132 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.26|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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