New Release: Charlie’s Angels Blu-ray

Charlie's Angels movie sceneSony Pictures Home Entertainment brought its 2000 action comedy movie Charlie’s Angels out on Blu-ray on Aug. 3, 2010, priced at $24.95.

Starring Cameron Diaz (Knight and Day), Drew Barrymore (Everybody’s Fine), Lucy Liu (TV’s Ally McBeal) and Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), Charlie’s Angels is an adaptation of the 1970s TV series about three beautiful secret agents who fight crime with the help of their sidekick. In the film, the angels become the targets of an assassination plot and save themselves by solving the mystery.

The movie, which also stars Sam Rockwell (Iron Man 2, Moon), grossed $125.3 million in theaters and spurred a sequel, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.

The Blu-ray edition of Charlie’s Angels includes these special features:

· MovieIQ+sync

· commentary with director McG and cinematographer Russell Carpenter

· featurettes

o “Getting G’d Up” profile of McG

o “The Master and the Angels” about the martial arts and stunts in the movie

o “Welcome to Angel World” behind-the-scenes look at the film’s set design

o “Angelic Attire: Dressing Cameron, Drew and Lucy” with costume designer Joseph G. Aulisi discussing the film’s costumes and how he styled each angel

o “Angelic Effects” discussion of the special effects

· scene deconstruction – “Wired Angels”

o scene deconstruction of the Chinese Alley scene and the wiring work used during filming

· deleted scenes

· blooper reel

· two music videos

o “Independent Women Part 1” by Destiny’s Child

o “Charlie’s Angels 2000” by Apollo Four Forty

· two Easter eggs

All of the bonuses except MovieIQ also are on the movie’s special edition DVD, released in 2001. MovieIQ is Sony’s movie database, available through BD-Live, Blu-ray’s Internet connection.

Here’s the comedy film’s trailer:


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About S. 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.