Criterion Release: Broadcast News
Today, James L. Brooks’ beloved 1987 film Broadcast News is being released on the Criterion Collection. Staring William Hurt, Albert Brooks and Holly Hunter in her breakout role, this is a quintessential classic that offers a satiric look at a Washington news network and is widely considered among the best movies ever made about the world of television and journalism.
The Blu-ray includes a commentary track with James L. Brooks, a new documentary on Brooks, several featurettes, an alternate ending and deleted scenes. Also included in the package is a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Carrie Ricky.
Broadcast News is 132 minutes and rated 14A.