The DVD of Gregory Hoblit's supernatural surprise hit Frequency includes a widescreen, anamorphic transfer, Dolby Digital and Surround Audio, and a respectable amount of extras. Commentary tracks by Hoblit, writer/producer Toby Emmerich, and actor Noah Emmerich add insight into the creative processes behind Frequency, while the documentary "The Science and Technology Behind Frequency" explores the scientific basis behind the film's premise of heightened solar activity allowing a man to talk to his long-deceased father. Likewise, the disc's animated gallery of sunspots and solar flares provides a unique perspective on the film. Another audio track isolates Michael Kamen's score and presents his commentary on the music; the theatrical trailer and DVD-ROM features, such as script-to-screen comparisons, and the film's original website round out this substantial, entertaining DVD.
Widescreen version of the film
5.1 Stereo Surround
2.0 Stereo Surround Sound
English subtitles and closed captions
Original documentary: "The Science and Technology Behind Frequency" in 5.1 audio and enhanced for widescreen TVs
Feature-length commentary with director Gregory Hoblit
Feature-length commentary with actor Noah Emmerich and writer/producer Toby Emmerich
5.1 isolated score with composer commentary by Michael Kamen
Animated solar galleries
Script-to-screen dynamic index
Original web site
"Lord of the Rings" web browser, wallpaper, and screen saver
Fully-playable demo of Sierra studios "Ground Control" game
This is an old movie, but entertaining, and a family favorite. We realized we didn't own it, and decided to buy it. I recommend Best Buy over Amazon for movies. Although we looked on Amazon, the prices were double the Best Buy price, and most were not free shipping even for Prime members. But even more confusing, a lot of them were for different regions and wouldn't play if we had gotten them. We checked with the local Best Buy, found it was available to be shipped, and not too long after ordering we had it. There was a notice of a delay in shipping, but it still arrived almost at the original estimate. I would rather buy from Best Buy because we knew we were getting the right item and it would play fine. It did, and we enjoyed revisiting an old favorite on movie night.
I would recommend this to a friend
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
Such an underrated movie. Fantastic story, great acting. The blu-ray image quality is great!
This is one of Dennis Quaid's best films I've ever seen. This is a time traveling drama happening over a ham radio. It shows what happens when you change something from your past. This is a fun and exciting movie.
I loved this movie when it first premiered and love it still today. Our family associated with this film due to the 1969 Amazin' Mets and living in Queens. But this is not the whole story. It is the story of the love between a father and son with a twist of time travel thrown in. I have seen this movie many times and now that I have purchased it (at an excellent price - thank you Best Buy) I can see it many more times at my leisure. An excellent movie which I recommend.
This movie is about second chances, regret, respect, a father teaching his son to be a man, pride and bravery. Its not the most realistic movie in the catalog, but hey, thats why we go to and watch movies right? To escape and get a break from reality. I really enjoyed everything about this movie, even the kid's nickname his father has for him. Despite the unrealistic plot, the film is quite enjoyable and is acted quite well.
I collect time travel movies and this one is thrilling and dramatic. It is a heartfelt story of a father and son communicating through time via radio frequencies! It handles time travel and plot twists in a smart way! I highly recommend it!!
Well done and thoroughly enjoyable. This film has a unique premise, a little time travel with a dash of serial killer. I know, sounds strange, but I promise you will be cheering at the end. This Blu-Ray replaces the DVD in my library, which shows how much I love this movie. Don't miss it!