Rupert Pupkin Speaks: Just the Discs - Bonus Episode - GHOST WORLD on Blu-ray from Criterion ""

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Just the Discs - Bonus Episode - GHOST WORLD on Blu-ray from Criterion

On this Bonus Episode, Brian discusses Terry Zwigoff's 2001 film GHOST WORLD, based on the underground comic by Daniel Clowes. Included are interview clips with Zwigoff, Clowes, plus actors Thora Birch, Illeanna Douglas, Scarlett Johannson and Steve Buscemi as well as some samples from the film's soundtrack and some talk of the excellent new Criterion Blu-ray and its supplements.

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As mentioned on the episode, this Criterion Collection Director Approved Special Edition includes the following supplements:

-New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by cowriter-director Terry Zwigoff, with 5.1 surroundDTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
-Audio commentary featuring Zwigoff, Ghost World comic creator and film cowriter Daniel Clowes, and producer Lianne Halfon
-New interviews with actors Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, and Illeana Douglas
-Extended excerpt from Gumnaam (1965) featuring the Bollywood number that appears in Ghost ---World’s opening title sequence, with commentary
-Deleted scenes
-PLUS: An essay by critic Howard Hampton, a 2001 piece by Zwigoff on the film’s soundtrack, and reprinted excerpts from Clowes’s comic Ghost World

-Also - A New cover by Daniel Clowes

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