Drinking Buddies has just been announced by Magnolia Home Entertainment for release on Blu-ray Disc December 3rd, 2013.
The story is about co-workers at a Chicago craft brewery who develop romantic feelings for each another, even though they are both already in relationships.
In an interesting move, there was no formal script, forcing the actors to improvise their interactions in order to hit the main plot points they were given in an outline for the day’s shoot.
Certainly an interesting and risky way to add a lack of predictability to the movie!
The cast includes Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick and Ron Livingston.
Drinking Buddies was directed by Joe Swanberg, who previously directed like V/H/S.
The film was well liked by critics with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 80%, though not so well at the IMDb with a score of 6.2/10.
Drinking Buddies had a limited theatrical engagement, earning $338.4k at the US box office.
While video and audio specs are not available, I expect that we will have a 1080p encode and DTS-HD Master Audio, based on Magnolias preferences.
Planned supplements include behind the scenes featurettes, deleted scenes and trailer.
The retail price is $29.98, or pre-order it from Amazon for $21.98, saving 27%!
Alternatively you can add it to your Blu-rayStats Wishlist.
- Making of Drinking Buddies
- Deleted Scenes
- AXS TV: A Look at Drinking Buddies
- Theatrical Trailer
Luke (Johnson) and Kate (Wilde) are co-workers at a Chicago brewery, where they spend their days drinking and flirting. They’re perfect for each other, except that they’re both in relationships. Luke is in the midst of marriage talks with his girlfriend of six years (Kendrick), Kate is playing it cool with her music producer boyfriend Chris (Livingston). But you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really blurry? Beer.