“The Box”

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the_boxGet ready to make a choice when “The Box” arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on Feb. 23.  From Director Richard Kelly, “The Box,” follows a young couple who are presented with a life-altering proposition that extends far beyond their own fortune and fate.

What if someone gave you a box containing a button that, if pushed, would bring you a million dollars…but simultaneously take the life of someone you don’t know? Would you do it?  The year is 1976. Norma and Arthur Lewis are an average couple living a normal life in the suburbs with their young son…until a mysterious man appears and presents them with a life-altering proposition: “The Box.”  With only 24 hours to make their choice, Norma and Arthur face a momentous moral dilemma. And they soon discover that the ramifications of this decision extend far beyond their own fortune and fate.

From Director, Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko), “The Box” stars Golden Globe™ nominee Cameron Diaz (Gangs of New York, Shrek, Vanilla Sky), James Marsden (Superman Returns, The Notebook, X-Men series), Academy Award™ nominee Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon, Good Night and Good Luck) and James Rebhorn (TV’s White Collar, The International).

“The Box” will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and on single disc DVD for $28.98.

On Feb. 23, ”The Box” will be available for rent ON DEMAND through Digital Cable, Satellite TV, and select game consoles.  It is also available to buy through DIGITAL DOWNLOAD from digital movie retailers and select game consoles.

DVD ELEMENTS

“The Box” Blu-ray Combo Pack  contains the following special features:

  • Richard Mattheson: In His Own Words – an intimate inteview with the sch-fi legend, Richard Mattheson, about his career, his inspirations , the films that have been made from his books and more
  • Commentary with Richard Kelly
  • “The Box”: Grounded in Reality Director Richard Kelly is a filmmaker known for his  bizarre and unique storytelling.  Explore how his own family’s experiences – both professional and personal – helped him expand the classic short story into a feature film.
  • Music Video Prequels: Exhibits A-B-C – Go behind the story with thes short surveillance montages that expand beyond the story into a secretive world where you are the experiement.
  • Visual Effects Revealed with Visual Effects Editor Dylan Highsmith
  • Digital Copy (Windows Media and iTunes compatible)
  • Standard Definition version of the theatrical fil

“The Box” Standard Definition DVD contains the following special features:

  • Richard Mattheson: In His Own Words – an intimate interview with the sch-fi legend, Richard Mattheson, about his career, his inspirations , the films that have been made from his books and more

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