Blu-ray, DVD Release: Syrup

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Nov. 5, 2013
Price: DVD $26.98, Blu-ray $29.98
Studio: Magnolia

Syrup movie scene

Amber Heard goes corporate in Syrup.

Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood) and Amber Heard (The Joneses) star in the comedy-tinged corporate drama Syrup.

Slacker-ish business school grad Scat (Fernandez) comes up with a million-dollar idea for a new soft drink to pitch to a major beverage manufacturer, though the drink itself is seemingly a worthless potable. The drink is nonetheless embraced by the company, but Scat is screwed over by his roommate (Kellan Lutz, Immortals), who claims all the credit. Teaming up with a luscious lady executive (Heard), Scat plot to get back the credit, the money…and some serious payback.

Directed and co-written by Aram Rappaport and adapted by co-scenarist Max Barry’s 2000 book, Syrup also features Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect), Rachel Dratch and Kirstie Alley (as herself!).

Syrup premiered as a video-on-demand title in May, 2013 to little fanfare, though the thought of checking out beautiful Amber Heard in a collection of power suits has me a bit curious.

The discs contain a deleted scene and featurette as bonus features.

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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.