Finding Buck McHenry

Finding Buck McHenry

Director: Charles Burnett Cast: Michael Schiffman, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee


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Director Gus Van Sant returns to Good Will Hunting territory in this heartwarming drama that has been nicely presented on DVD by Columbia TriStar. While devoid of the usual goodies, such as a director's commentary, this disc still has plenty to offer. The picture is a pleasant 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer. The Bronx locations look very vibrant here, especially in the sequence at Yankee Stadium. Finding Forrester isn't a sound-driven film, but its Dolby Digital 5.1 presentation is effective nonetheless. Extras are sparse, but decent. There is an HBO special, a pair of deleted scenes, and a look at the discovery of actor Rob Brown, an unknown who was chosen to portray the film's lead character. One also can view the film's trailer (as well as trailers for other movies starring Forrester cast members), and peruse cast and crew bios. Some may gripe at the absence of a commentary or outtakes, but few will be displeased with Finding Forrester's excellent picture and sound.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/19/2001
UPC: 0758445302424
Original Release: 2000
Rating: PG
Source: Showtime Ent.
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Surround]
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 65,232

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Chapters
1. Opening Credits [:10]
2. Welcome To Town [2:14]
3. Big Mac's Swing [1:04]
4. Cut [3:52]
5. New Friends [5:00]
6. A Little History [6:50]
7. Expansion [11:25]
8. Forgotten Legend [5:06]
9. Recruiting Players [4:36]
10. Sleeping Ghosts [5:03]
11. Media Hype [6:22]
12. Scrimmage [2:47]
13. False Revelation [5:32]
14. Seeking the Anwswers [5:11]
15. Amends [7:43]
16. The Truth [5:09]
17. A New Game [6:34]
18. Awards Banquet [1:57]

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