5 items from 2010
There are two kinds of people in this world: people who are fans of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and people who aren’t. Either you totally get someone’s “Milk was a bad choice” tattoo or you blankly stare at the 2004 film starring Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and Christina Applegate. Those who are fans probably already own the DVD, have probably burned it out and only need to know one thing about the Blu-ray. Buy or not to buy? Well, the answer is buy. There’s plenty of new stuff to warrant a hilarious upgrade. Hit the jump for details.
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy The “Rich Mahogany” Edition is a two disc set that also comes with a copy of Ron’s diary called “The Many Months of Burgundy” and a set of playing cards from the film. They’re cute, but, that’s »
- Germain Lussier
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy isn’t a movie that demands a high-definition presentation, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pick up the Blu-ray. The “Rich Mahogany Edition” Blu-ray of Anchorman is only available at Best Buy and it’s a gift set that comes with trading cards (which have hilarious facts and a bio for each of the film’s main characters), Ron’s day planner, and the disc itself has bonus features not included in the original DVD release.
The gift set is only $9.99 at BestBuy.com plus shipping (or you can order it for in-store pick-up). Go buy it and stay classy or I’m gonna punch you in the ovary. Right to the babymaker. Hit the jump for the full list of special features. Also, in other great Anchorman news, director Adam McKay says that there’s still hope for a sequel.
- Matt Goldberg
Chicago – “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” is one of the most beloved comedies of the ’00s, a film that may have failed to crack $100 million on its initial release but has legions of fans who now know the entire script by heart after dozens of DVD and cable viewings. Like many comedy hits, Adam McKay’s directorial debut has been given the gift set treatment complete with collectibles and hours of special features. It’s exclusive to Best Buy for the next few months but we have a look at it for you now.
Blu-Ray Rating: 4.5/5.0
“Anchorman” came out when Will Ferrell was arguably at or near his peak as a comedy actor. “Old School” and “Elf” had dominated the year before and while “Anchorman” wouldn’t set the box office on fire (it actually ranks below “Blades of Glory,” “The Other Guys,” and “Step Brothers” in terms of »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Adam Fendelman)
Paramount Home Entertainment has teamed up with Best Buy to debut Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy starring Will Ferrell on Blu-ray Disc exclusively at the big box retailer on August 31. Though you may have already known that, you might not have known exactly what makes this release the "Rich Mahogany" edition.
The two-disc set will include the unrated cut of the film as previously seen on HD DVD. Packaged with the film and all-new to this release will be a 'Many Months of Burgundy' book and collectible trading cards.
Bonus features include all the previously available ones as well as approximately 50 minutes of new stuff as noted below.
Commentary with Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Lou Rawls, Andy Richter, Kyle Gass, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Christina Applegate New: Deleted & Extended Scenes Bloopers Espn Sports Center Audition . Ron Burgundy
Wake Up Ron Burgundy Feature Introduction by »
It’s not often I’m blindsided by a home video release, but that’s what just happened as I got a press release informing me of a new Blu-ray of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy that includes 50 minutes of new outtakes and extra features! The edition is called Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy The Unrated “Rich Mahogany” Edition and it’s going to be sold as an exclusive at Best Buy starting August 31st! With Anchorman being one of the best comedies of the last decade, this is a must own Blu-ray. According to the press release, the new extras include:
Deleted & Extended Scenes Raw Footage “Good Takes” “Afternoon Delight” Recording Session AMC Loews Happy Birthday Cast Auditions Table Read Trailers (HD)
Also included will be The Many Months Of Burgundy Book, Collectible Trading Cards, and more. While all too often movie studios will force fans to »
- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub
5 items from 2010
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