Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: August 1, 2006
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Package Note: Blue BD Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital Surround Sound 5.1 - English
- Subtitles - English SDH, English, French, Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Featurette: "GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK Companion Piece"
- Audio Commentary: George Clooney - Director/Screenwriter and Grant Heslov - Producer/Screenwriter
- Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 09/23/2005
"[A] passionate, thoughtful essay on power, truth-telling and responsibility."
Rolling Stone - 10/20/2005
3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Clooney emerges as a powerhouse filmmaker....Clooney has crafted a period piece that speaks potently to [the] here-and-now..."
USA Today - 10/07/2005
"David Strathairn plays Murrow, a performance eerily on the money and tinged with irony....The extensive footage of McCarthy is artfully integrated."
Los Angeles Times - 10/07/2005
"[A] marvel of classic restraint in a hopped-up film culture. Shot in elegant black and white with impeccable ensemble acting and moody jazz riffs for a soundtrack, it wouldn't exist except for the lonely passion of director, co-writer and costar George Clooney."
Premiere - 11/01/2005
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[W]hen the movie's at is smartest, it's dazzlingly bright....David Stratharin, playing Murrow, follows his writers' lead beautifully, delivering a performance that's all understatement on the surface and searing fire underneath."
Entertainment Weekly - 10/14/2005
"[A]n energized sliver of history, smart, sharp, and lively, staged with enjoyable panache..." -- Grade: B+
Sight and Sound - 11/01/2005
"David Strathairn's extraordinary performance dominates the film with its gravitas, pathos and even a streak of deadpan humour."
Uncut - 03/01/2006
5 stars out of 5 -- "[C]ontinually astonishing for its poise and its impeccable attention to detail....Clooney achieves his objectives with clarity and concision."
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 03/01/2006
"Righteous and superbly evocative of the era, the film also reacquaints us with a more sophisticated yesteryear, when media stars had principles, spoke in full paragraphs, and faced down the corrupt..."
Widescreen Review - 05/01/2006
"Strathairn's subtle and serious Oscar-nominated performance demands the respect of his audience."
Total Film - 06/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] well-judged and well-timed Clooney lament about the state of television journalism in a trying age..."
Ultimate DVD - 07/01/2006
3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] healthy reminder that in any political crisis, history is always the final judge."
Journalists / Journalism |
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical Release: October 7, 2005