Blu-ray Release: Eureka

Blu-ray Release Date: May 10, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Directed by Nicolas Roeg (Don’t Look Now, Insignificance), the quirky 1983 drama Eureka tells the tale of a Klondike prospector (Gene Hackman, The Conversation) who becomes the richest man in the world, only to find himself beset, classically, with terrible problems.

Gene Hackman in Eureka

Gene Hackman in Eureka

The problems come in the form of a soul-destroying daughter (Theresa Russell, Track 29) and a passel of schemers (Rutger Hauer, Joe Pesci, and Mickey Rourke among them) bent on stripping him of his fortune.

Bonus features on the Blu-ray include the following:
Isolated Music & Effects Track (with Partial Isolated Score)
-Q&A Audio Commentary with director Nicolas Roeg at the World Premiere
-Writer Paul Mayersberg on Eureka
-Producer Jeremy Thomas on Eureka
-Editor Tony Lawson on Eureka
-Original 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.