Adam McKay Says ‘Vice’ Musical Scene & Black And White Young Dick Cheney Short Film Will Be Part Of Blu-Ray

The Playlist | 1/8/2019 | Charles Barfield
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Early buzz on Adam McKay’s “Vice” was that the Christian Bale-starring film was going to easily be in the Best Picture conversation almost immediately. And while the film has its fair share of awards season love, “Vice” has also become a lightning rod for debate among film fans and critics. However, no matter what you think about the Dick Cheney biopic, you can’t deny that McKay really swung for the fences with his film. And if you had any question before, then wait until you see the upcoming Blu-ray special features.

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In a new interview on the Playback with Kris Tapley podcast, McKay was asked about scenes that he wishes he was able to keep in the final cut of “Vice.” And in answering the question, the filmmaker reveals two special features that might be worth the cost of the eventual Blu-ray alone.

The first scene is a flashback sequence that featured the teenage Dick and Lynne Cheney falling in love. “The story of them as teenagers, Dick and Lynne Cheney. And how they met and fell in love. Greg Fraser, our DP, just shot that so beautifully. It looked like ‘Splendor in the Grass.’ It was just like luscious film. And then Nick Britell, our composer, put this beautiful music over it. But...
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