New Release: Blue Valentine DVD and Blu-ray

Blue Valentine movie sceneDrama romance Blue Valentine was issed on DVD and Blu-ray on May 10, 2011, by The Weinstein Company and Anchor Bay Entertainment, the independent film was nominated for a best actress Academy Award for Michelle Williams (Shutter Island).

The R-rated movie follows the evolution of the relationship between married couple Williams and Ryan Gosling (Lars and the Real Girl) over a number of years. Crossing between time periods, the movie examines when the couple meet, Gosling a high-school dropout and Williams a nursing student. Then on to when they’re married with a daughter and Gosling’s looks are fading, but Cindy’s aren’t, and other times.

The film, which was briefly rated NC-17 for its sexual content, had a limited release in theaters and has grossed $4.5 million.

It was nominated for Golden Globes for both Gosling (best actor) and Williams (best actress), but didn’t win. Check out all the Oscar-nominated movies on disc.

The DVD was priced at $29.98 and Blu-ray at $39.99.

On DVD and Blu-ray, Blue Valentine is uncut and uncensored, and both versions include these special features:

  • audio commentary with director Derek Cianfrance and co-editor Jim Helton
  • making-of featurette
  • home movie
  • and deleted scenes.

Check out the movie’s trailer:

 

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About Sam Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.