The 20th Century Fox Studio has announced the release of their Filmmaker Signature Series. Releasing to Blu-ray on September 18, 2012, are some iconic films starring some of the biggest names in Hollywood directed by first time and seasoned directors.
20th Century Fox Filmmaker Signature Series – Director Edward Burns
Enjoy the directorial debut of Edward Burns. With an all-new HD transfer, the high-quality picture and sound shows off the director’s true vision. Also included with this series is an exclusive 28-page booklet that contains information on the making of the film, a detailed profile of the director, and production stills.
The 1995 film stars Jack Mulcahy, Michael McGlone, and Edward Burns. This new Blu-ray release includes a commentary by Edward Burns, director. They Fox Movie Channel’s Fox Legacy with Tom Rothman, and the theatrical trailer. Rated R
This film was released in 1996 and starred Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston, and John Mahoney. Director Edward Burns provides commentary for this movie plus there’s a music video called “Walls” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Also included in the Blu-ray premiere is the theatrical trailer. Rated R
20th Century Fox Filmmaker Signature Series – Director William Friedkin
This Blu-ray movie includes commentary by both the director William Friedkin and the stars Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider. Deleted scenes are provided with optional commentary by the director. Additional special features include an isolated score track, a featurette entitled Anatomy of a Chase, Hackman commenting on Doy, and Grosso and Friedkin are featured in Remember the Real French Connection. There’s also a Scene of the Crime feature and Cop Jazz: the Music of Don Ellis. Released in theaters in 1971. Rated R
20th Century Fox Filmmaker Signature Series – Director Oliver Stone
This film includes commentary by the movie’s director, Oliver Stone. Plus featurettes including Greed Is Good and Money Never Sleeps – The Making of Wall Street plus deleted scenes from the film with included commentary from Stone. Finally, the Fox Movie Channel Presents Fox Legacy with Tome Rothman. Originally released in theaters in 1987 – starring Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, and Tamara Tunie. Rated R.
20th Century Fox Filmmaker Signature – Director Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito may be well-known for his acting roles, but he’s stepped behind the camera several times to make some fantastic films.
This 1992 film starring Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, and Armand Assante is being released to Blu-ray with a plethora of special features! These include commentary by the movie’s director, Danny DeVito. The Music of Hoffa: A Conversation with Danny DeVito & David Newman, Danny DeVito’s Speech at the Teamsters Convention (Las Vegas 2011), excised scenes and special shots, historic news coverage, personal anecdotes from Teamsters Members, first script read-through discussion, production gallery, and Hoffa shooting script. Rated R
This iconic 1989 film which starred Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito comes complete with commentary by director DeVito, a featurette of DeVito and James L Brooks, producer, in Revisiting the War of the Roses. Plus The Music of War of the Roses: A Conversation with Danny DeVito and Composer David Newman and a deleted scenes montage, trailers, TV spots, production gallery, and the War of the Roses script. Rated R