Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, James Duval, Patrick Swayze
Directed By: Richard Kelly
Running Time: 113/133 mins
BBFC Certificate: 15
UK Release Date: January 9th 2017
Quite often, movies that were quirky, unusual flavours-of-the-month have been quietly forgotten after 15 years, and when you do come across them again, you wonder what all the fuss was about. Not so with Donnie Darko, which retains both its cult and mainstream appeal, with enough love that it recently got a small cinema re-release and now Arrow Video have come up with one hell of a Blu-ray package for it.
Not only do you get the film in both its Theatrical and Director’s Cut form, but they’re based on a brand new 4K restoration supervised by Richard Kelly (although by necessity it’s only 2K resolution on the Blu-ray), and it comes with an almost ridiculous amount of special features both old and new. [Read more…]