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TV show review: CONTINUUM season 4

Blu-ray review by David Blackwell
DETAILS:  115 minutes, two deleted scenes, nine featurettes, three music videos, The World Parade- Hawaii silent film, theatrical trailer
VIDEO:  2.40:1 (Anamorphic Widescreen)
AUDIO:  English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English 5.1 DVS, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish
STUDIO:  20th Century Fox/ Ad Hominem Enterprises/ Dune Entertainment
RELEASE DATE:  3-16-2012

Matt King (George Clooney) has a lot on his plate.  His wife has ended up in a coma after a boating accident.  He finds out she was having an affair.   He tries to get to know his daughters while tracking down the man (he found out) that his wife had an affair with.  Also he has a decision to make over a big piece of land in Hawaii his family inherited in the 19th century.   The whole state is watching as Matt will soon make a choice on whether to sell the land for development (all while having to say goodbye to his wife and forgive her).


THE DESCENDANTS is a charming and moving film.   It presents a range of sympathetic characters who have been thrust into a beautiful land through bloodlines generations ago.   George Clooney gives an endearing performance that will make you relate with Matt and feel for him.



EVERYBODY LOVES GEORGE- cast and crew say why George is a great guy and a merry prankster

WORKING WITH ALEXANDER-  acclaim for cast and crew on how great it is to work for and with Alexander on a movie.

THE REAL DESCENDANTS-  real descendants tell their stories about themselves and their family histories.

HAWAIIN STYLE- a look at how Hawaii life and filming in Hawaii is different

CASTING-  a look at the casting of the movie and how some actors got cast.

WORKING WITH WATER-   the tricks used to get those water shots right.

WAITING FOR THE LIGHT-  the cast and crew wait around for the right light


THE WORLD PARADE- HAWAII is a ten minute film that shows life in Hawaii from the start of the 20th century



Two deleted scenes (with text intros on why director Alexander Payne cut them).


Three music videos and the movie's theatrical trailer are also included.


FINAL ANALYSIS:   THE DESCENDANTS is a moving film.   The scenery of Hawaii looks beautiful while proving an excellent story.  George Clooney acting keeps getting better with age.  I also think it is cool you can stop at the start of an extra and the disc remembers where you left off when you play the disc again.


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