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One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest Bluray Box Set!!

1 October 2010 1:47 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

Gosh this is a nice set. You get a sturdy box, a deck of cards, a beautiful little 52 page hardback book detailing the production history and a a small manilla envelope, title Patient File  containing headshots of the cast. Poster art on the same nice cardstock is included in theBluray box itself as well as a booklet with phtos and press clippings. 

There's one Bluray disc containing the film and extras features, which are extensive. You get Completely Cuckoo," a fabulous feature length documentary featuring  interviews with the author and an up-close and personal discussion with director Miloš Foremen (Amadeus, Valmont, People vs. Larry Flynt), producer Saul Zaentz (The English Patient, Amadeus) and members of the cast such as, Christopher Lloyd, Danny DeVito and Vincent Schiavelli.

The collection also includes an all new interview with producer Michael Douglas, a full-length commentary with Forman, Douglas and Zaentz, deleted scenes and the original trailer for the film. »

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‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ Ultimate Collector’s Edition: Blu-ray

28 September 2010 11:30 AM, PDT | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ Ultimate Collector’s Edition: Blu-ray

Directed by: Milos Forman

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd

Running Time: 2 hr 13 mins

Rating: R

Due Out: September 14, 2010

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Plot: A nice rest in a state mental hospital beats a stretch in the pen, right? Randle P. McMurphy (Jack Nicholson), a free-spirited con with lightning in his veins and glib on his tongue, fakes insanity and moves in with what he calls the “nuts.” Immediately, his contagious sense of disorder runs up against numbing routine. No way should guys pickled on sedatives shuffle around in bathrobes when the World Series is on. This means war! On one side is McMurphy. On the other is soft-spoken Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher), among the most coldly monstrous villains in film history. »

- Jeff Bayer

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[DVD Review] One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: Ultimate Collector's Edition

28 September 2010 7:00 AM, PDT | | See recent JustPressPlay news »

In 1975, filmmaker Milos Forman adapted to film Ken Kesey's novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and the result was a stark, realistic portrayal of adjustments at a mental hospital to the newly committed Randall P. McMurphy (Jack Nicholson); as patients of the hospital adjust to the newcomer's eccentricities, the staff, headed by Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher), do their best not to adjust, and do as much enforcing as humanly possible to keep McMurphy in line.

McMurphy, after all, is under an extra amount of supervision, as the hospital administrators have doubts as to whether McMurphy suffers from any sort of mental illness that would allow him to stay at the hospital, rather than fulfill his obligations as mandated by the judge's sentence; he has quite a rap sheet, consisting mostly of assaults, and one of statutory rape from a girl who lied about her age. In a single »

- Ryan Katona

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Blu-ray Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (35th Anniversary Collector's Edition)

28 September 2010 12:18 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Warner Home Video's 35th Anniversary Edition of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a true collector's item offering up an impressive package of extras as well as a Blu-ray disc that's not exactly like the previously released 2008 Digibook edition. However, packaging and extras aside the real bonus here is the film. It's a film that doesn't age and simply seems to get better each time you watch it.

I can't remember the last time I watched One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and I didn't own it until now, and now that I do it's hard to imagine not having it as part of my collection. First instinct would be to say this isn't a film that tremendously benefits from a high-definition upgrade, but when comparing screen captures from the previously released DVD edition to this Blu-ray release you can see improved detail, flesh tones seem far more »

- Brad Brevet

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Blu-Ray Review: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Ultimate Collector’s Edition’

19 September 2010 8:55 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Chicago – One of the most-beloved films of arguably the most important period in film history hits Blu-ray this week in a lavish “Ultimate Collector’s Edition” courtesy of the studio that does this kind of thing better than anyone else. With unique physical collectibles to go with great special features and a new HD transfer of the 35-year-old film, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” has lost none of its power.

Blu-Ray Rating: 4.0/5.0

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” has long been one of those films that I admire and respect more than thoroughly love as much as I do some of its ’70s colleagues. It’s not my favorite film of its era, not my favorite Jack Nicholson performance, and not even my favorite Milos Forman film. And it won Best Picture in a year when that category was Stacked. I simply adore fellow nominees “Barry Lyndon, »

- (Adam Fendelman)

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Don't Fly Over This Exclusive Clip From 'Cuckoo's Nest'

14 September 2010 6:15 PM, PDT | Cinematical | See recent Cinematical news »

If you're at all like me, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' is one of those movies that sits on your list of all-time favorites, but that automatic appreciation also makes it seem like one you may only seldom feel the need to either watch or own. Warner Home Video, however, is making the film one of this month's must-have releases with their new Ultimate Collector's Edition, which not only includes high-definition presentation of the film, a commentary track by the filmmakers, and a generous collection of bonus materials, but a 52-page commemorative hardcover book, a deck of cast-inspired playing cards, and reproductions of the film's marketing materials.

To celebrate the release of the new Blu-ray set, Whv offered Cinematical an exclusive clip from "Completely Cuckoo," a "comprehensive 87-minute retrospective" about the making and the legacy of 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.' In the video below, »

- Todd Gilchrist

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Flies Back to DVD and Blu-ray on September 7th

10 May 2010 4:10 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

You can bring home one of the most celebrated films of all time home just in time for its 35th Anniversary in a brand new edition this September. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest will be released in a massive Ultimate Collector's Edition set on DVD and Blu-ray on September 7. The standard DVD set will be priced at $39.92 Srp and the Bd set will be priced at $49.99 Srp. Along with the special features, the sets will also come with collectible items such as playing cards, character cards, posters, pre-production correspondences and movie trivia as well. You can take a look at the cover art and special features below. The film stars Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher, who both received Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Actress for their performances in the film.

R.P. McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) is a misbehaved con who shirks authority and finds himself in an »

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Jack Nicholson’s “Cuckoo’s Nest” coming to Blu-ray in September

10 May 2010 8:15 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

By Sean O’Connell “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” Milos Forman’s Best Picture-winning black comedy from 1975, will receive a special anniversary release from Warner Home Video on Sept. 7, Arriving in an Ultimate Collector’s Edition DVD or Blu-ray loaded with more than four hours of bonus content.

The highlight of the set might be “Completely Cuckoo,” a making-of documentary that touts rare interviews with author Ken Kesey and a frank discussion with Forman, producer Saul Zaentz, and cast members Christopher Lloyd, Danny DeVito and Vincent Schiavelli.

The collection also includes an all new interview with producer Michael Douglas, a full-length commentary with Forman, Douglas and Zaentz, deleted scenes and the original trailer for the film. In addition to that bonus content, the 35th anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition will contain unique collectibles honoring the film and its legacy, such as playing cards, posters, character cards, »

- Sean O'Connell

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