Ratings Game (1984/Olive Films Blu-ray)
B Sound: B Extras: B Film: B
DeVito directs and stars in this hilarious 1984 comedy, The
Ratings Game, that is full of familiar comedic faces. Presented
by Olive Films in this packed Blu-ray edition with restored picture
and sound, is a lost gem of a film that will be sure to tickle your
funny bone and is a must watch for fans of DeVito. With a strong
supporting cast including Rhea Perlman, Gerrit Graham, Michael
Richards, Kevin McCarthy, Louis Giambalvo, George Wendt, and Steve
Allen to name a few. You'll also spot some incredible cameos by then
small time comedians Jerry Seinfeld and others.
DeSalvo (DeVito) and his brother are rich beyond belief from their
successful New Jersey trucking company and have moved to Los Angeles
so that Vic can follow his dream of being a successful Hollywood
player. Escorted out by many major networks and despite his fortune,
Vic is hitting rock bottom in tinsel town and soon told by his
brother that if he doesn't find luck soon, they are moving back home.
Meanwhile, successful network MBC is having a terrible ratings
season and many major jobs are on the chopping block. When a Network
Executive intercepts one of Vic's pilots for a television show, he
decides to use the script as a form of revenge against his boss.
Unbeknownst of this, Vic soon finds himself the star of his own
network television show, all whilst falling for a New Jersey girl
(Perlman) who also just happens to be in the ratings business.
in 1080p high definition with a widescreen aspect ratio of 1.37:1 and
a lossless DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 2.0 Mono track, the film looks
and sounds better than ever on Blu-ray disc and certainly improves
upon its original television broadcast.
insert booklet with full color photographs
of four rare shorts by Danny DeVito
you're a fan of 1980s comedy, then you will watch to give this disc a