Showing posts with label Steve McQueen. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Steve McQueen. Show all posts

Monday, 23 March 2015

The Towering Inferno (1974)

Directed by John Guillermin and starring Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, 
Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Jennifer Jones, Richard Chamberlain, Susan Blakely, Robert Wagner, 
Robert Vaughn and OJ. Simpson.

DVD bought in 2003

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2006

Blu-ray bought in 2012
164m 52s


 2-disc DVD

Commentary by Film Historian F.X. Feeney
Inside the Tower: We Remember
Innovating Tower: The SPFX of an Inferno
The Art of Towering
Irwin Allen: The Great Producer
Directing the Inferno
Putting Out Fire
Running on Fire
Still the World's Tallest Building
The Writer: Stirling Silliphant
Vintage Promotional Material
Extended and Deleted Scenes
Theatrical Trailer

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

The Getaway (1972)

Directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson and Al Lettieri

DVD bought in 2005

Audio commentary by Peckinpah biographers/documentarians Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons and David Weddle, moderated by Nick Redman
"Virtual" audio commentary featuring edited recordings of Sam Peckinpah, Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw from a variety of sources
Theatrical trailer

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Bullitt (1968)

Directed by Peter Yates and starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2005

Blu-ray bought in 2014
113m 45s


Blu-ray extras - 

Audio commentary by director Peter Yates
Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (87mins)
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing" documentary (99mins)
Bullitt: Steve McQueen’s Commitment to Reality (10mins)
Theatrical Trailer

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Directed by Robert Wise and starring Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen and Mako.

DVD bought in 2005

Audio commentary by Director Robert Wise and actors Candice Burgen and Mako
Radio Documentaries:
- Changsa Bund and the Streets of Taipei
- A Ship Called San Pablo
Theatrical Trailer 

Thursday, 26 February 2015

The Great Escape (1963)

Directed by John Sturges and starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, 
James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasance, James Coburn and David McCallum.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2002

Blu-ray bought in 2013
172m 14s


Audio commentary with James Garner, James Coburn, Donald Pleasence and David McCallum.
Bringing Fact to Fiction (12mins)
Preparations for Freedom (20mins)
The Flight to Freedom (10mins)
A Standing Ovation (6mins)
The Untold Story (51mins)
The Untold Story - Additional Interviews (10mins)
The Real Virgil Hilts: A Man Called Jones (25mins)
Return to The Great Escape (24mins)
Theatrical Trailer

Sunday, 22 February 2015

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter and Horst Buchholz.

2-disc Ultimate Edition DVD bought in 2007

50th Anniversary Blu-ray bought in 2011
128m 06s


Audio commentary by Walter Mirisch, Eli Wallach, James Coburn and Robert E. Relyea
Guns for Hire: The Making of The Magnificent Seven (47mins)
Elmer Bernstein and The Magnificent Seven (15mins)
The Linen Book: Lost Images from The Magnificent Seven (15mins)
Still Gallery
Theatrical Trailers