Broadcast news
(DVD)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Published
[New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, ©2010.
Rating
MPAA rating: R.
Status
Cherrydale - Adult DVD
DVD COMEDY BROAD
Plaza - Adult DVD
DVD COMEDY BROAD
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Cherrydale - Adult DVD
DVD COMEDY BROAD
Available
Plaza - Adult DVD
DVD COMEDY BROAD
Available
Description
Loading Description...
More Details
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Language
English
ISBN
9781604653700
UPC
715515066716

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1. New, restored high-definition digital transfer; Commentary with James L. Brooks and Richard Marks; Original theatrical trailer. Disc 2. "James L. Brooks-a singular voice" documentary on Brooks' career in television and film; Alternate ending and deleted scenes (with commentary by Brooks); "Susan Zirinsky" interview featurette; "Featurette" on-set footage and interviews. Booklet: "LInes and deadlines" essay by Carrie Rickey.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Michael Ballhaus ; editor, Richard Marks ; music, Bill Conti ; costume designer, Molly Maginnis ; production designer, Charles Rosen.
Participants/Performers
William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, Peter Hackes.
Description
"This caustic inside look at the Washington news media, stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman (William Hurt) and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter (Albert Brooks). James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing." -- Back of container.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Language
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Brooks, J. L., Platt, P., Ballhaus, M., Marks, R., Conti, B., Maginnis, M., Rosen, C., Hurt, W., Brooks, A., Hunter, H., Prosky, R., Chiles, L., Cusack, J., & Hackes, P. (2010). Broadcast news. Widescreen ed. [New York, NY]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

James L. Brooks et al.. 2010. Broadcast News. [New York, NY]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

James L. Brooks et al., Broadcast News. [New York, NY]: Criterion Collection, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Brooks, James L., et al. Broadcast News. Widescreen ed. [New York, NY]: Criterion Collection, 2010. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Loading Staff View.