Based on real-life reporter Kim Barker’s revealing and funny memoir about covering the war beat in the Middle East, WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT is a sharp and savvy film that critics are calling “boldly entertaining” (Stephanie Zacharek, Time). A satirical take on combat journalists and an illuminating story of self-discovery, the film follows Kim (Fey) as she decides to shake things up by taking a dangerous assignment in Afghanistan. There, in the midst of chaos, Kim discovers her true strength as she risks it all to find the next big story. The film features an all-star ensemble cast including Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street, Suicide Squad), Martin Freeman (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey), Billy Bob Thornton (“Fargo”), and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2).
The WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT Blu-ray Combo Pack with Digital HD includes over 45 minutes of bonus content. Take an extensive behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, and catch an in-depth interview with Kim Barker, upon whose memoir the film is based. The Blu-ray also includes deleted and extended scenes and much more.
WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT Blu-ray Combo Pack
The WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English DTS:X, English DTS Headphone: X, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:
- Feature film in high definition
- All In: The Making of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
- War Reporter: The Real Kim
- Embedded In Reality – Find out how the military played a pivotal role in bringing the movie to life.
- Wedding Party – Delve into the rich Afghan culture with a fun featurette on the joyous wedding celebration from the film.
- Laughing Matters – See how the characters relied on drinking, partying and other vices to cope with the constant threat of danger.
- Deleted Scenes
- Extended Scene
- Feature film in standard definition
The Blu-ray Combo Pack available for purchase includes a Digital HD version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.
WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT Single-Disc DVD
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.
Paramount Pictures presents a Broadway Video/Little Stranger production: “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.” Based on the book “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan” by Kim Barker. Music by Nick Urata. Produced by Lorne Michaels, Tina Fey and Ian Bryce. Screenplay by Robert Carlock. Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa.
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WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT
Street Date: June 14, 2016 (Digital HD)
June 28, 2016 (Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand)
U.S. Rating: R for pervasive language, some sexual content, drug use and violent war images
Canadian Rating: 14A for violence, sexual content
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