Blu-ray, DVD Release: St. Vincent

Digital Release Date: Feb. 6, 2015, Blu-ray, DVD & On Demand Release Date: Feb. 17, 2015
Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $34.99
Studio: The Weinstein Company/Anchor Bay

St. VincentBill Murray (The Monuments Men) gets back to his odd-cap comedy roots in St. Vincent, which earned him a Best Actor Golden Globe nomination.

The movie stars Murray as a retired curmudgeon who with two loves: alcohol and gambling. When single mother Maggie (Melissa McCarthy, Tammy) moves in next door with her 12-year-old son Oliver (Jaeden Lieberher), Maggie’s long work hours force her to leave her son with Murray’s Vincent as babysitter.

Oliver and Vincent form an unlikely friendship. Along with a pregnant stripper called Daka (Naomi Watts, Adore), Vincent takes Oliver to his usual daily haunts, including a race track, a strip club and the local dive bar. Vincent helps Oliver become a man, while Oliver starts to see Vincent as a misunderstood man with a good heart.

St. Vincent Blu-ray boxSt. Vincent also was nominated for a Golden Globe in Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and Naomi Watts was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for her supporting role. The film also was nominated for Best Comedy, Best Actor in a Comedy (Bill Murray), Best Actress in a Comedy (Melissa McCarthy) and Best Young Actor (Jaeden Lieberher) with the Critics Choice Awards.

Special features on the DVD and Blu-ray include:

  • deleted scenes
  • Q&A with Bill Murray.

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.