DVD Release: Digging for Fire

DVD Release Date: Nov. 3, 2015
Price: DVD $29.98
Studio: Paramount


Jake Johnson (No Strings Attached) and Rosemarie DeWitt  (Kill the Messenger) star in the drama Digging for Fire, written and directed by Joe Swanberg (Drinking Buddies).

Jake Johnson and Rosemarie DeWitt in Digging for Fire

Jake Johnson and Rosemarie DeWitt in Digging for Fire

Tim (Johnson) and Lee (DeWitt) are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim’s discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn’t want him to dig any further, preferring that he focus on the family taxes, which he promised to do weeks ago. This disagreement sends them on separate and unexpected adventures over the course of a weekend, as Tim and his friends seek clues to the mystery while Lee searches for answers to the bigger questions of marriage and parenthood.

Also in the film’s cast are such notable performers as Orlando Bloom (The Three Musketeers), Brie Larson (Don Jon), Sam Rockwell (The Way, Way Back), Anna Kendrick (The Last Five Years), Sam Elliott (The Big Lebowski), Ron Livingston (Dinner for Schmucks), Melanie Lynskey (Win Win) and Jane Adams (Restless).

Released to U.S. theaters on a limited basis in August, 2015, the R-rated film fared acceptably with the critics, garnering a 64% rating at Rotten Tomatoes based on 59 published reviews.

 

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.