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Ed Wood SE

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Ed Wood SE

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Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over.

NOTE: Contains Drug Use & Offensive Language

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Movies were his passion. Women were his inspiration. Angora sweaters were his weakness.

From Hollywood's ac­claimed director Tim Burton (Batman, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands) comes the offbeat, tru-life story of Hollywood's worst director, ED WOOD! Superstar Johnny Depp (Chocolat, Blow) portrays the eccentric filmmaker who refuses to let botched scenes and horrible reviews dash his hopes of making it in showbiz. Along with a bizarre band of misfit actors – a TV horror queen, a Swedish wrestling hulk and down-and-out screen legend Bela Lugosi (Martin Landau in an Oscar-winning* performance). Ed takes the art of bad moviemaking to an all-time low. Engrossing and often hilarious ED WOOD delivers nonstop entertainment scene by scene!

Review:

“Edward D. Wood Jr. was an actor writer-director-producer, occasionally in drag, who combined meager bursts of talent with an undying optimism to create some of the most bizarrely memorable "B” movies to ever come out of Tinseltown. Though Wood died in obscurity as an alcoholic in 1978, his films have been considered cult classics for years. He is consistently voted the worst director who ever lived. You would think this an odd subject, but director Tim Burton harnesses the undying hopefulness that made Wood such a character. Shot in black and white, just like Wood's creations, this stylized, witty production captures the poetic absurdity of Wood's films and his unconventional life. Burton's recreation of Wood's wonderfully awful Plan 9 from Outer Space looks much better than the original low-budget quickie. Burton tackled an extremely strange subject matter for a biopic, but Wood is presented as naive almost to the point of delusion, so the story works. The pace sags in the middle, as the weirdness starts to wear thin, but Depp proves himself an adroit actor, even while wearing angora and a blonde wig. Wood's unconven­tional repertoire company is faithfully reproduced, including an Academy Award-winning Martin Landau as Bela Lugosi. Landau is pathetic, droll, and charismatic as the elderly junkie who made his last screen appearances in Wood's films." –Rochelle O'Gorman

Re-released on
September 9th, 2008
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Director
Language
English, Spanish
Length (Minutes)
121
Subtitles
English, Swedish, Danish, Spanish, Norwegian, Finnish
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Genre
  • Drama
Original Release Year
1994
UPC
9398522758037
Product ID
1458726

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