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Blu-ray Review: Massive Set For HBO’s ‘Entourage: The Complete Series’

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CHICAGO – There was a time when I actually considered how great the “Entourage” complete series set would be one day. In the show’s prime, this comedy about the intersection of friendship and fame was brilliant. Carried by stellar performances from Jeremy Piven and Kevin Dillon, the great years of this show nearly justify the purchase of “Entourage: The Complete Series.” Just ignore how drastically the program went downhill in later years.

HollywoodChicago.com Blu-ray rating: 4.0/5.0
Rating: 4.0/5.0

No one does massive TV sets like HBO. 18 discs. Hours of special features. Gorgeous, hardcover casing. This is a beautiful set although it will run you hundreds of dollars to get it. It’s for the hardcore fans at the holiday season. The one who still quotes Turtle or Ari and misses the saga of Eric and Sloane. If you’re unfamiliar with “Entourage,” get thee to HBO Go and make sure you’re ready to commit. This is for people who already love the show and are excited not only to own them all but to get the first five seasons in HD for the first time. And it should be judged on that basis. Everyone who loves “Entourage” from first to last episode will love this set. All others may want to think twice.

Entourage: The Complete Series was released on Blu-ray on November 6, 2012
Entourage: The Complete Series was released on Blu-ray on November 6, 2012
Photo credit: HBO

Synopsis:
Over eight seasons, the hit HBO comedy series Entourage followed hot young actor Vincent Chase, his three buddies (Eric, Drama, and Turtle) and his super-agent Ari along their journey through modern-day Hollywood. From star-making dream roles to career-busting fiascos, the boys from Queens were always there for their buddy Vince, while at the same time trying to make a name for themselves.

From creator/executive producer Doug Ellin - and based loosely on his and executive producer Mark Wahlberg’s experiences - Entourage chronicles the highs and lows of life in the show biz fast lane, as well as the perilous pursuit of fame, fortune and artistic fulfillment. All in all, Entourage is a non-stop hilarious thrill ride that could only happen in Hollywood. Starring Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara and three-time Emmy winner Jeremy Piven.

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Special Features:
o 21 Revealing Audio Commentaries With Cast, Crew and Special Guests
o 10 Behind The Scenes Featurettes
o 2 Panel Discussions With Cast & Crew
o A Series Retrospective Featuring Exclusive Footage And Candid Interviews

“Entourage: The Complete Series” was released on Blu-ray on November 6, 2012.

HollywoodChicago.com content director Brian Tallerico

By BRIAN TALLERICO
Content Director
HollywoodChicago.com
brian@hollywoodchicago.com

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