Mr. Saturday Night

Crystal, Billy

SKU: 887090113304

UPC 887090113304
Release Date 2015-11-24
Studio Olive Films
Discs 1
Length 119
Format Color
MPAA Rating R (MPAA)
Synopsis Billy Crystal stars as the legendary Buddy Young, Jr. An ambitious, wise-cracking comic who claws his way to the top with the help of his brother/manager, who's always ready to catch him when he falls. Academy Award Nominations: Best Supporting Actor--David Paymer.Directorial debut for Billy Crystal. Crystal first unveiled his character, Buddy Young, Jr., on the 1982 HBO comedy special A Comic's Line and utilized him again on Saturday Night Live. In 1986, Crystal's HBO special Don't Get Me Started, also featured Young; the show won an ACE award. Rabbi Gilbert Kollin served as Rabbinical Consultant. Bernard Hiller was the Yiddish Dialogue Coach. Shot in Technicolor. Titles and Opticals by Pacific Title. Rated BBFC 15 by the British Board of Film Classification. Laserdisc includes never-before-seen footage selected and hosted by Crystal.In the 1990's, aging comedian Buddy Young, Jr. attempts a comeback while reminiscing about his show-biz beginnings and his glory days in the 1950s. Through his selfishness and abusiveness, he has alienated his family, his employers, and his friends. Despite all of this, Buddy's brother and manager Stan has been the one constant all through the years, sticking with him and serving his every whim....As sharp as a wicked one-liner......[Crystal] is explosively funny......Evidence of just how funny [Crystal] can be......Hunt leavens the maudlin sentiment with no-nonsense determination... -- Rating: B...This is as funny a film as Crystal has done......This has a real poignancy....Crystal plays Buddy with love and perception, finding the rhythms of the old comedian, combining them with the double-reverse irony of Borscht Belt humor...
Cast Billy Crystal (Star)
Julie Warner (Star)
Billy Crystal (Director)
Helen Hunt (Star)
Ron Silver (Star)
David Paymer (Star)
Jerry Orbach (Star)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Note: Feature commentary Theatrical trailer Widescreen - 1.85 Audio: DTS
Language English
Weight 0.25000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Comedy,Feature Film Drama
Attribute Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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