THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY Blu-ray Review
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is currently available on Blu-ray and DVD. Ben Stiller directs and stars in this dramatic comedy that also stars Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn, Adam Scott, Patton Oswalt and Shirley MacLaine.
We’ve all had moments where we daydream, but not to the extent that Walter Mitty does. Mitty (Stiller) is a mild mannered daydreamer who works for Time Life Magazine overseeing the negative photo assets that are used for publication. The magazine has been bought out and is being turned into an online publication and everyone is at risk of losing their job. Mitty is in love with his co-worker Cheryl, but is too shy to ask her out on a date. He is regularly harassed by his new boss played by Adam Scott for daydreaming.
Mitty’s life is turned upside down when he loses the negative that is to be used for the cover photo of the final issue of the magazine. He decides to embark on a journey to find photographer Sean O’Connell in hopes of finding the negative. This journey helps him to not break out of his shell.
The film takes audiences on a journey to some of the most beautiful regions in the world and features breathtaking photography. I wish that I would have seen this on the big screen. but the Blu-ray provides amazing sound and picture quality that create an immersive experience.
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With sweeping cinematography and stellar performances THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, tells the story of a timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams and when a negative goes missing must embark on an incredible true-life adventure. With stand-out performances from Ben Stiller (Night At The Museum, Meet The Parents) Golden Globe** and six-time Emmy Award*** nominated actress Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live, Bridesmaids, How To Train Your Dragon), Adam Scott (Step Brothers) and Shirley MacLaine (Wild Oats), the THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY Blu-rayTM and DVD is loaded with more than an hour of behind-the-scenes special features, including deleted, extended and alternative scenes, featurettes that dive into filming in Iceland and Walter Mitty history, a gallery of exclusive reference photography, and music video “Stay Alive” by José González, and more.
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Blu-ray Special Features:
- Deleted Scenes:
- Morning Routine
- Young Odessa Fantasy
- Jester Fantasy
- Manfree Fantasy
- Impound Lot
- Extended Scenes:
- Extended Artic Fantasy
- Christmas Walk
- Alternate Scenes:
- Fly to Greenland Alternate Music
- Severance Package
- Behind The Scenes
- The History of Walter Mitty
- The Look of Life
- That’s A Shark
- The Music of Walter Mitty
- Icelandic Adventure
- Nordic Casting
- Titles of Walter Mitty
- Sights and Sounds of Production
- Skateboarding Through Iceland
- Ted-Walter Flight
- Ted-Walter Fight Pre-Viz Early Version
- Gallery: Reference Photography
- Music Video “Stay Alive” by José González
- Theatrical Trailer
You can buy The Secret Life of Walter Mitty on Blu-ray from Amazon.