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DISC SPOTLIGHT: “The Big Lebowski”

The Big Lebowski

Limited Edition Blu-ray (R)

Movies: 3 1/2 out of 4 stars

Disc: 4 out of 4 stars

Even amongst hardcore Coen brothers fans “The Big Lebowski” is highly divisive. Some love it, others hate it and others simply pretend it doesn’t exist. Released on the heels of the multiple Oscar-winning “Fargo,” it’s a surreal comedy that is equal parts hippie manifesto, crime caper and skewed love story. Coen mainstays Steve Buscemi and John Goodman along with Julianne Moore offer stellar support for lead Jeff Bridges, aka The Dude, a clueless, bathrobe-wearing, oddly endearing cosmic prophet.

Technical specs: aspect ratio: Widescreen (1080p/1.85:1), audio: English (5.1 DTS-HD MA, Dolby 2.0, DTS-Express 2.0), French (DTS Surround 5.1) subtitles: English, French and Spanish.

Special features include:

• Interactive map + photo gallery

• Jeff Bridges’ photo book

• Five featurettes

• U-Control features

• Pocket BLU app

• Digibook cover with 28-page booklet

• Trivia

• Digital Copy option

(Universal, $29.98)