From Walt Disney Pictures and director Joe Nussbaum (Sydney White) comes the high-school dramedy Prom on Blu-ray this summer. Aimee Teegarden (TV's "Friday Night Lights") and Cameron Monaghan (TV's "Shameless") lead an ensemble cast in this film about a group of teenagers preparing for their high-school prom.
Disney will debut the film in a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack; it will be mastered in 1080p and present Prom in a 1.78:1 aspect ratio with a DTS-HD Master Audio track. The combo pack also includes a number of special features, such as:
Putting on Prom featurette
"Last Chance Lloyd" short film about the ways ways Lloyd (Nicholas Braun, Sky High) asks girls to prom
4 deleted scenes with introductions by producer Justin Springer and director Joe Nussbaum
7 music videos: Allstar Weekend—"Not Your Birthday," Neon Trees—"Your Surrender," Moon—"Time Stand," Nolan Sotillo—"We Could Be Anything," Nolan Sotillo—"Juntos Lo Haremos Bien," Those Dancing Days—"I'll Be Yours," Girl In A Coma—"Come On, Let's Go"
Disney has yet to release a decent movie this year: Mars Needs Moms, Pirates 4, Prom, Cars 2 (the most shocking of all). Their deal with Dreamworks got off to a rough start (I Am Number Four). Not sure about their upcoming line-up as well: Real Steel, The Muppets, Winnie the Pooh.
I personally very much enjoyed Pirates 4 and Cars 2. I also think that the new Winnie the Pooh looks good and Jason Segel is writing the new Muppets movie and he is awesome so I can't wait for that one. Honestly though, Prom was going to be bad from its inception. The idea of creating an over the top film about something we all know isn't that incredible just was not going to sell to anyone who is over the age to have gone to prom. Maybe it would work with a 12-15 year old range of girls who can't wait until prom, but honestly it is just going to build up far too high of expectations for when they reach the actual event. Not to mention the fact that sex and alcohol were left completely out of the script, yea I know it is Disney but it could also be realistic. Come on, we all know that around the time that we are Seniors in high school those two things play quite a role in our lives and especially revolving around Prom, everyone had parties afterwards with drinking and a lot of people ended up in the bed room. I just graduated high school two years ago, and our prom was nothing like this movie.
I hate movies like this. It sets unrealistic expectations for younger kids who haven't reached (Jr) High School. Why couldn't they have done it around a 4th grade dance? Because thats basically the level of stuff that happens in this movie and the target audience.
I'm not even going to get into what a real prom is like but its certainly not G rated.
I don't know. I haven't seen this yet, but I did read something when it came out in theaters that they wanted the film to be like Hughes or early Cameron Crowe. If you look back at those they had a fair bit more language, sex and intensity(?) I guess.
Although, I think that while people here have been complaining about the lack of these things in this film, as stated it is Disney. Think of the amount of films that come out that have weddings, they don't show the realities of those, with people getting drunk and such, but there is a certain romanticized version often seen in movies. Why can't that exist about Prom.
Why is it these must be true to life and gritty? Not every film about prom needs to include losing virginity, getting drunk to the point of personal mutilation, and about facing the crap that can come from an overly anticipated social event.
People don't watch Thor and say: "Well that's not realistic. There's no way you could throw a hammer that fast." Why is it those films can be fantastical, and unrealistic? Although obviously some of them are more grounded than others.
I like the idea that someone below 15 could watch this, fantasize of what might be to come and enjoy it. Instead of watching another film about getting high, drunk and hoping that you'll get off with a randomer. Innocence can't be regained.
Disney should keep creating timeless films that still maintain the ideals that classic Hollywood had.
This is NOT what prom is like. It's a casual means of having fun with friends and a date, NOT how the movie makes it out to be. BTW, I agree with a lot of these comments, the Disney output this year has been less than stellar, though I would have to say that Cars 2 was a pretty fun movie.
When I saw the ad for this movie on my Tron Blu-Ray and felt like why is this ad on here. I felt it ruined the Blu-Ray and DVD just by having it on there. This movie is not the right movie to market to the Tron Audience. I am still keeping the Blu-Ray combo though because it looks quite good.
Disney always does best at what they are good at which is catering to the young audiences. Anyways this movie made money and that is mainly all that matters to a company. $1B dollars soon for Pirates 4 box office and Cars merchandising in the billions. Still Disney movies are great for the whole family.