“Manhattan Night” is a wonderful movie.
I enjoy movies like this that have you on the edge of your seat waiting to see how it all works out. This was definitely one of those movies. “Manhattan Night” takes you on a journey of spinning passion, deception and plot twists with surprisingly touching and lovely moments along the way. Adrien Brody was made to play roles like Porter Wren, the tormented and frustrated tabloid writer who gets caught up in the web of misdirection and seduction spun by temptress Yvonne Strahovski. The acting was spot on. I also really enjoy watching Jennifer Beals in anything that she is an actor in, so that was a plus to me.
The writing and filming of this picture is excellent. It is very hard to believe this was the first picture for writer/director Brian DeCubellis. I can’t wait to see his next film. Pick up your copy of Manhattan Night on August 2.
Due to sexual content, this film is rated R.
- Actors: Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski, Jennifer Beals, Campbell Scott
- Directors: Brian DeCubellis
- Format: NTSC, Widescreen
- Language: English
- Number of discs: 1
- Rated: R
- Studio: LIONSGATE
- DVD Release Date: August 2, 2016
- Run Time: 83 minutes
Academy Award® Winner Adrien Brody Explores the Darker Side of
New York City on Blu-ray™ and DVD on August 2 from Lionsgate
Digital HD and On Demand Now Available
SANTA MONICA, CA (May 26, 2016) – Explore the darker side of New York City in the sexy thriller Manhattan Night, arriving on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on August 2 from Lionsgate. The film is currently available on Digital HD and On Demand. Based on the acclaimed novel Manhattan Nocturne, Manhattan Night stars Academy Award® winner Adrien Brody (Best Actor, The Pianist, 2002) alongside a sizzling cast including Yvonne Strahovski (I, Frankenstein), Campbell Scott (The Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2), Jennifer Beals (Flashdance), with Linda Lavin (“Alice”) and Steven Berkoff (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo).
Based on The New York Times “Notable Book of The Year” noir thriller, this pulse-pounding mystery begins as reporter Porter Wren (Brody) meets attractive widow Caroline (Strahovski). When she asks him to solve the bizarre death of her filmmaker husband (Scott), Wren is unable to refuse — or resist — her. But when a rich mogul blackmails him into investigating Caroline, the reporter realizes this job could cost him everything.
Manhattan Night bonus features include audio commentary with Director Brian DeCubellis, Actor Campbell Scott and Cinematographer David Tumblety; a behind-the-scenes featurette; deleted and extended scenes; “The Watcher” featurette; and a look at the director’s notebook and storyboards. The film will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for $19.99 and $19.98, respectively.
BLU-RAY/ DVD/ DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES*
- Audio Commentary with Director/Producer/Screenwriter Brian DeCubellis, Actor/Co-Producer Campbell Scott, and Cinematographer David Tumblety
- Behind the Scenes with Cast & Crew
- “The Watcher” Featurette
- Deleted/Extended Scenes
- Director’s Notebook and Storyboards
*Subject to change
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