Blu-ray Release: Punching Henry

Blu-ray Release Date: April 18, 2017
Price: Blu-ray $29.98
Studio: Well Go USA

In the comedy Punching Henry, a journeyman comedian (Henry Phillips, Punching the Clown),  is lured to Los Angeles by a TV producer who wants to make him a reality star. As reality sets in, he must decide whether his legacy will be to tell jokes for a living or become the butt of them.

Henry Phillips in Punching Henry

The film’s oh-so-comedic cast includes stand-up comics Tig Notaro, Jim Jefferies and Doug Stanhope, as well as Clifton Collins Jr. (Pacific Rim), Sarah Silverman (I Smile Back) and J.K. Simmons (Whiplash).

Punching Henry received nice notices from the critics during its limited rollout in February, 2017, garnering a 91% Fresh rating at Rotten Tomatoes based upon 11 published reviews.

Directed by Gregori Viens, the Blu-ray edition of the movie includes  deleted scenes and two behind-the-scenes featurettes 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.