Blu-ray Release: Nixon

Blu-ray Release Date: May 21, 2019
Price: Blu-ray $26.52
Studio: Kino Lorber

Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs) electrifies the screen as Richard Nixon, whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power, in Oliver Stone’s (JFKSavages) 1995 epic drama Nixon.

Nominated for four Academy Awards, Nixon takes a riveting look at a complex man who became the first American president to resign, due to the threat of impeachment and his involvement in conspiracy jeopardizing the nation’s security. The phenomenal all-star cast includes Joan Allen (Pleasantville), Powers Boothe (TV’s Hatfields and McCoys), Ed Harris (The Way Back), Bob Hoskins (Made in Dagenham), E.G. Marshall (Interiors), Paul Sorvino (Goodfellas), Mary Steenburgen (Melvin and Howard), J.T. Walsh (The Lasdt Seduction) and James Woods (Salvador).

Led by a newly recorded audio commentary, Kino Lorber’s new edition includes the following:

-Both the original 191-minute theatrical cut and the extended 212-minute director’s cut
-Two Audio Commentaries with Director Oliver Stone (Director’s Cut): Oliver Stone Discusses the Film’s Performances, Style & Scrip/Oliver Stone Discusses the Politics & History of the Era
-NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Jim Hemphill (Theatrical Cut)
-Deleted Scenes Introduced by Oliver Stone (58:16)
-Beyond Nixon Documentary (35:19)
-Charlie Rose Interviews Oliver Stone (55:09)
-Making-of Featurette
-5.1 Surround and 2.0 Stereo
-Theatrical Trailer

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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.