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2014 Academy Award® Nominee For Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor And More NEBRASKA Debuts on Blu-ray? Combo February 25

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

2014 Academy Award® Nominee For Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor And More NEBRASKA Debuts on Blu-ray? Combo February 25

08:55 EST Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Bruce Dern Gives A Career-Defining Performance In Oscar®-Winner* Alexander Payne's Critically-Acclaimed Film
"Not just a beautiful or great film, but an essential one for our time"--Todd Gilchrist, The Wrap
"?one of those movies I'll watch the rest of my life"--Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Called "poignant and hilarious" (Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service), "genuinely touching" (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly) and "damn near perfect" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), the "brilliant, wisely observed and wryly funny" (Claudia Puig, USA Today) NEBRASKA makes its Blu-ray, DVD and VOD debut on February 25, 2014 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film will arrive on Digital and Digital HD February 11.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/LA49202)

Hailed as "an American masterpiece" (Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times), NEBRASKA is nominated for six Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Director (Alexander Payne), Best Actor (Bruce Dern), Best Original Screenplay (Bob Nelson), Best Supporting Actress (June Squibb) and Best Cinematography (Phedon Papamichael). The film was also named one of the best movies of the year by the AFI, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, New York Times, The New Yorker, Los Angeles Times, Variety, Huffington Post, Slate, the National Board of Review and numerous critics associations.

From Academy Award-winner Alexander Payne, the director of Sideways and The Descendants, comes the captivating story of a father (Bruce Dern) and his adult son (Will Forte) who embark on a journey to claim a million-dollar prize; what begins as a fool's errand becomes a search for the road to redemption.

Screen legend Bruce Dern gives "a career crowning performance" (Scott Foundas, Variety) that has earned him widespread critical praise, as well as the Best Actor award from the Cannes Film Festival, the National Board of Review and the Los Angeles Film Critics and Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG, Spirit and Satellite award nominations. NEBRASKA also features an outstanding supporting cast including Stacy Keach, Oscar nominee June Squibb and a "revelatory" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) Will Forte.

The film will be available in a Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet? and an in-depth look at the making of the film, as well as on a single-disc DVD. 

NEBRASKA Blu-ray Combo PackThe NEBRASKA Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 3.0 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 3.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish 3.0 Dolby Digital, German 3.0 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and German subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 3.0 Dolby Digital, French 3.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish 3.0 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and German subtitles. The combo pack includes UltraViolet or access to a digital copy of the film as well as the following:

Blu-ray

  • Feature film in high definition
  • The Making of Nebraska
    • The Script
    • Cast and Characters
    • Locations
    • Shooting in Black and White
    • Working with Alexander
    • A Film Family

DVD

  • Feature film in standard definition

The Blu-ray release available for purchase will be enabled with UltraViolet, a new way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them?reliably and securely?to a variety of devices.  

NEBRASKA Single-Disc DVDThe single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 3.0 Dolby Digital, French 3.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish 3.0 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and German subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.

Paramount Vantage presents, in association with FilmNation Entertainment, Blue Lake Media Fund and Echo Lake Entertainment, a Bona Fide Production of an Alexander Payne film "NEBRASKA." Executive produced by George Parra, Julie M. Thompson, Doug Mankoff, and Neil Tabatznik. Produced by Albert Berger & Ron Yerxa. Written by Bob Nelson. Directed by Alexander Payne.

About Paramount Home Media DistributionParamount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC's home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for certain DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.

For more information visit: http://www.nebraskamovie.com/

NEBRASKA

Street Date:

February 25, 2014 (Blu-ray/DVD/VOD)

February 11, 2014 (Digital)

SRP:

$39.99 U.S. (Blu-ray/DVD combo pack)

$29.99 U.S. (DVD)

Runtime:

114 minutes

U.S. Rating:

R for some language

Canadian Rating:

PG for mature theme and language that may offend

* Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, The Descendants, 2011; Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, Sideways (2004)

SOURCE Paramount Home Media Distribution

For further information: Brenda Ciccone, 323.956.8091, Brenda_ciccone@paramount.com

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