Licorice Pizza - Press Release

NOMINATED FOR THREE ACADEMY AWARDS® INCLUDING BEST PICTURE,

PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON’S COMING-OF-AGE LOVE STORY
IS AVAILABLE TO OWN ON BLU-RAY™ & DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH
NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN BONUS CONTENT AND LIMITED-EDITION POSTER!

 

Licorice Pizza

 

OWN IT ON BLU-RAYTM AND DVD MAY 17, 2022

FROM METRO GOLDWYN MAYER (MGM)
AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

“PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON'S MOST ENDEARING FILM YET” - VARIETY

 

Universal City, California, April 5, 2022 – Alana Haim, from the Grammy® nominated musical group HAIM, and Cooper Hoffman deliver incredible star-making performances in LICORICE PIZZA, available to own for the first time on Digital now and on Blu-ray™ and DVD May 17, 2022 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From multi-Oscar® nominated director, writer, producer and cinematographer Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights, Phantom Thread), the Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh film received an impressive score of 91% and is hailed by critics as “unforgettable,” “laugh out loud hilarious” (Deadline) and “magical” (Indiewire). A delightful depiction of one of life’s most treasured feelings, MGM’s LICORICE PIZZA on Blu-rayTM and DVD includes a special limited-edition poster and double-sided cover art. Additionally, viewers can go behind-the-scenes with all-new bonus features such as camera tests, a deleted scene and in-universe commercials featuring cast and crew exclusively on the Blu-ray™ and DVD.

 

Showcasing an all-star, Critics Choice Award® nominated ensemble cast, LICORICE PIZZA stars Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Academy Award® winner Sean Penn (Mystic River, Milk), Academy Award® nominee Tom Waits (Seven Psychopaths, The Dead Don’t Die), Academy Award® nominee Bradley Cooper (A Star is Born, Silver Linings Playbook) and Benny Safdie (Pieces of a Woman, upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi).

 

LICORICE PIZZA is a timeless story of Alana Kane (Haim) and Gary Valentine (Hoffman) growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley in 1973. Nominated for over 150 awards to-date including three Academy Awards®, eight Critics Choice Awards, and a total of 22 Best Picture nominations, the film is “an exhilarating reminder of what joy is like” (The New Yorker) and “reminds us why we love movies so much” (Slashfilm).

 

With the purchase of LICORICE PIZZA on disc, fans are eligible to earn points towards special rewards via the Universal All-Access Rewards program. Members can redeem their points for digital movies, signed collectables, box sets, win exclusive prizes and more! For FREE registration and details please visit www.MyUniversalRewards.com.   

 

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAYTM & DVD:

  • Camera Tests – Pre-production camera tests and unused takes
  • The Handman Scene – A deleted scene from the film
  • Fat Bernie’s Commercial – An in-universe commercial for Fat Bernie’s as shot by Gary Valentine
  • Behind the Scenes – A glimpse behind the scenes of Licorice Pizza through a collection on-set photos and videos

 

LICORICE PIZZA will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital.

  • Blu-ray unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly buy or rent.

 

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Press Release: https://www.uphe.com/press-release/licorice-pizza-press-release

 

Website: https://www.uphe.com/movies/licorice-pizza

Trailer: https://uni.pictures/LicoricePizzaAnnounce

Facebook: @LicoricePizza

Twitter: @LicoricePizza

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FILMMAKERS:

Cast: Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper, Benny Safdie

Casting By: Cassandra Kulukundis

Score By: Jonny Greenwood

Costume Designer: Mark Bridges

Editor: Andy Jurgensen

Production Designer: Florencia Martin

Director of Photography: Michael Bauman, Paul Thomas Anderson

Produced By: Sara Murphy, Paul Thomas Anderson, Adam Somner

Written and Directed By: Paul Thomas Anderson

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY:

Street Date: May 17, 2022

Selection Number: 1000809909 (US) / 1000809911 (CDN)

Layers: BD-50

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Widescreen

Rating: R for language, sexual material and some drug use

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French-Canadian and Latin American Spanish

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0, French Canadian DTS Digital Surround 5.1

Run Time: 02:13:16

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:

Street Date: May 17, 2022

Selection Number: 1000809910 (US) / 1000809912 (CDN)

Layers: DVD 9

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Anamorphic Widescreen

Rating: R for language, sexual material and some drug use

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish

Sound: English and French Canadian Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0

Run Time: 02:13:24

 

ABOUT METRO GOLDWYN MAYER:

Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content as well as the premium pay television network EPIX, which is available throughout the U.S. via cable, satellite, telco and digital distributors.  In addition, MGM has investments in numerous other television channels and digital platforms. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.

 

ABOUT UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT:

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE – www.uphe.com) is a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television.  UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.  NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.