Nine (Blu-ray)

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A vibrant and provocative musical filled with love, lust, passion and glamour. A world famous film director reaches a creative and personal crisis of epic proportion, while balancing numerous women in his life. With its incredible all-star cast, amazing performances and stunning visuals, this razzle-dazzle extravaganza will make you long to BE ITALIAN.


Studio Sony
SKU 214685965
UPC 043396352858
UPC 14 00043396352858
Format Blu-Ray DVD
Release Date 9/6/2011
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Anamorphic Widescreen  1.85:1
Oscar (2010) Colleen Atwood, Nominee, Best Achievement in Costume Design,John Myhre, Gordon Sim, Nominee, Best Achievement in Art Direction,Maury Yeston, Nominee, Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song,Penelope Cruz, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2010) Daniel Day-Lewis, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy,Marion Cotillard, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy,Maury Yeston, Nominee, Best Original Song - Motion Picture,Nine, Nominee, Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy,Penelope Cruz, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild (2010) Daniel Day-Lewis et, al., Nominee, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture,Penelope Cruz, Nominee, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
ReviewSource ReelViews
Review Nine represents director Rob Marshall's second big-screen musical spectacle. His previous effort, Chicago, won an Oscar; although Nine is likely to win its share of praise, it probably won't come close to achieving the same level of acclaim. Although the production numbers are equally impressive, this film is neither as inspired nor as rousing. Part of the problem may be that there are too many high profile actresses vying for the spotlight and each has to be given her moment to shine. Also, despite following its stage inspiration and bringing structure to Fellini's 8 1/2 (the ultimate source material), Nine still suffers at times from a lack of narrative drive and it doesn't have the surreal, dreamlike quality of 8 1/2 to fall back upon...Daniel Day-Lewis, one of today's most serious method actors, channels equal parts Fellini and Marcello Mastroianni. As far as he's concerned, this is a serious endeavor that just happens to feature a few songs. Day-Lewis' performance brings a level of dramatic heft to Nine that at times makes the tone funereal. This is not a happy motion picture, which makes the peppy, poppy nature of "Cinema Italiano" seem especially out of place as compared to the bitter, angry "Take It All." Nine's handling of two key themes from 8 1/2 - the struggle between commerce and art in motion pictures and the difficulty of breaking a creative block- are watered down to the point where they're minor elements. They're present, but the film doesn't do anything interesting or unique with them...Nine, which was awarded numerous Tony awards during both its original 1982 run and a 2003 revival, works better on stage, where the audience is there experiencing things live. Marshall experiences difficulty melding the inherent spectacle of the musical numbers with the intimacy of the drama and the mix of fantasy and reality that are carry-overs from 8 1/2. Nine is entertaining (particularly when someone is singing), but this isn't on the crowd-pleasing level of a Chicago or a Dreamgirls. However, there's little shame in being "merely" engaging in an era when big-budget musicals are members of an endangered species.
Reviewer James Berardinelli
ReviewRating 7
Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 2.40:1, Dolby Digital (5.1)
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Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal The carnival is loud, brash, brassy, sexy and sometimes tacky or silly, but always entertaining.
Todd McCarthy, Variety Sophisticated, sexy and stylishly decked out, Rob Marshall's disciplined, tightly focused film impresses and amuses.

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