BLU-RAY REVIEW — “Life of the Party”
Pack your bags and head back to college with Melissa McCarthy! “Life of the Party” is now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (McCarthy) turns regret into reset by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna—now Dee Rock—embraces freedom, fun and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected.
The Blu-ray Combo Pack features a Blu-ray disc with the film and special features in high definition, a DVD with the film in standard definition and a Digital version of the movie. “Life of the Party” is also available on Movies Anywhere. “Life of the Party” on Blu-ray Combo Pack is now available for $35.99 and DVD for $28.98. Rated PG-13 for sexual material, drug content and partying, “Life of the Party” has a running time of 105 minutes.
BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS
“Life of the Party” Blu-ray Combo Pack contain the following special features:
· ’80s Party
· Mom Sandwich
· Bill Hate-O-Rama
· Gag Reel
· Deleted Scenes
“Life of the Party” Standard Definition DVD contain the following special features:
· ’80s Party
“Life of the Party” is directed by Ben Falcone (“Tammy,” “The Boss”). Alongside McCarthy, the film also stars Gillian Jacobs (“Don’t Think Twice,” TV’s “Love,” TV’s “Community”), Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids,” “Sisters”), Julie Bowen (TV’s “Modern Family”), Matt Walsh (TV’s “Veep,” “Ghostbusters”), Molly Gordon (“Love the Coopers,” TV’s “Animal Kingdom”), Stephen Root (“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”), Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver (“Silver Linings Playbook,” “Animal Kingdom”), Jessie Ennis (TV’s “Better Call Saul”), Adria Arjona (TV’s “True Detective,” TV’s “Emerald City”), Debby Ryan (TV’s “Jessie”) and Jimmy O. Yang (TV’s “Silicon Valley”).
Falcone’s behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Julio Macat (“The Boss,” “Horrible Bosses 2,” “Daddy’s Home”), production designer Rusty Smith (“The Boss”), editor Brian Olds (“Central Intelligence”), and costume designer Louise Mingenbach (the “The Hangover” franchise) with music by Fil Eisler (“How to Be Single,” TV’s “Empire”). A New Line Cinema production, “Life of the Party” will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. McCarthy and Falcone co-wrote the screenplay and produced through their production company, On the Day Production. Chris Henchy is also producing the film, with David Siegel serving as executive producer.