John Singleton’s “Boyz N The Hood” gets a tribute release on 4K Ultra HD - Feb. 4

Updated: Jan 11


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JOHN SINGLETON was only 24 when he was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Writing for his landmark modern classic "Boyz N the Hood" (1991).


On February 4, 2020, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the modern classic on 4K Ultra HD physical disc.


It's the critically acclaimed coming-of-age story of growing up in a South Central Los Angeles neighborhood. It is a place where harmony co-exists with adversity, especially for three young men growing up there: Doughboy (Ice Cube), an unambitious drug dealer; his brother Ricky (Morris Chestnut), a college-bound teenage father; and Ricky's best friend Tre (Cuba Gooding, Jr.), who aspires to a brighter future beyond "The Hood." In a world where a trip to the store can end in death, the friends have diverse reactions to their bleak surroundings. Tre's resolve is strengthened by a strong father (Larry Fishburne) who keeps him on the right track. But the lessons Tre learns are put to the ultimate test when tragedy strikes close to home, and retaliation seems the only recourse.




EXTRAS:


4K ULTRA HD: John Singleton Tribute Theatrical Press Conference Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Theatrical Trailer

BLU-RAY: Commentary with Writer/Director John Singleton The Enduring Significance of Boyz N the Hood Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend Deleted Scenes Audition Videos Featuring Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Morris Chestnut and Tyra Ferrell Compton’s Most Wanted Music Video “GROWIN’ UP IN THE HOOD” Tevin Campbell Music Video “JUST ASK ME TO”



SPECS:

VIDEO: Scanned in 4K resolution from the original camera negative and presented with High Dynamic Range

AUDIO: Includes immersive Dolby Atmos audio, in addition to the archival 5.1 and original theatrical 2.0 audio

Run Time: 1 hour 52 minutes Rating: Rated R for language, violence, and sensuality







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