Spike Lee Joint Vol 1 and Vol 2 Blu-ray releases in June

Debuting on Blu-ray is the Spike Lee Joint Collection Vol. 1 & 2. Volume 1 Includes 25th Hour & He Got Game. Volume 2 Includes Summer of Sam & Miracle at St. Anna. Both sets release on June 10th and they’re packed with features.

Volume 1:
-25th Hour

-Synopsis: In 24 short hours, former king of Manhattan Monty Brogan (Ed Norton) will go to prison for seven long years. In his last day on the outside, Monty tires to reconnect with his father, reunite with two old friends and figure out if his girlfriend was the one who tipped off the cops.

-Cast: Ed Norton (Fight Club, American History X), Brian Cox (Troy, Braveheart), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote, Doubt), Barry Pepper (Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile), Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Seven pounds)
-Director: Spike Lee (Inside Man, Malcom X)
-Writer: David Benioff (Troy, “Game of Thrones”)

-Bonus Content:
Audio Commentary By Director Spike Lee And Actor Edward Norton
The Evolution Of An American Filmmaker (RT: 22:21)
6 Deleted Scenes (RT: 10:16)
Audio Commentary By Director Spike Lee
Audio Commentary By Screenwriter David Benioff
Ground Zero – A Tribute (RT: 5:32)

-He Got Game

-Synopsis: A convict given one shot at a second chance to be a father to his estranged son Jesus. Jake Shuttlesworth (Denzel Washington) is granted temporary release from state prison in order to persuade his son, the nations’ top college basketball recruit, to play ball for the Governor’s alma mater.

Cast: Denzel Washington (American Gangster, Training Day), Ray Allen (NBA Star) Milla Jovovich (The Fifth Element, Resident Evil) Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Seven pounds)
-Director: Spike Lee (Inside Man, Malcom X)
-Writer: Spike Lee (Inside Man, Malcom X)

-Bonus Content:
Audio Commentary By Director Spike Lee And Actor Ray Allen

Volume 2:
-Summer of Sam

-Synopsis: During New York City’s infamous summer of 1977, friends in a small Italian neighborhood become convinced that the notorious killer is someone close to home, the madman’s reign of terror sparks a wave of distrust that tears relationships apart.

-Cast: John Leguizamo (Moulin Rouge, Romeo + Juliette), Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite, Mimic) and Adrien Brody (The Pianist, King Kong)
-Director: Spike Lee (Inside Man, Malcom X)
-Writer: Victor Colocchio (Inside Man, Goodfellas), Michael Imperioli (Goodfellas, The Lovely Bone), Spike Lee (Inside Man, Malcom X)

-Bonus Content:
Audio Commentary By Director Spike Lee And Actor John Leguizamo

-Miracle at St. Anna

-Synopsis: The untold story of courage and brotherhood in this World War II epic is based on the celebrated novel of James McBride. Stationed in Italy, four members of the U.S. Army’s all-black, 92nd Infantry Division, the Buffalo Soldiers, are trapped behind enemy lines after one of them risks his life to save a traumatized young boy.

-Cast: Derek Luke (Antwone Fisher, Captain America: The First Avenger) Michael Ealy (Seven Pounds, Underworld: Awakening), Laz Alonso (Avatar, Fast and Furious), Omar Benson Miller (9 Mile, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice)
-Director: Spike Lee (Inside Man, Malcom X)
-Writer: James McBride (Red Hook Summer)

-New Bonus Content:
Audio Commentary By Director Spike Lee And Screenwriter James McBride
Deeds Not Words (RT: 17:21)
The Buffalo Soldier Experience (RT: 19:53)
9 Deleted Scenes (RT: 20:11)

Spike Lee joint vol 1 cover

Spike Lee joint vol 2 cover

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