REVIEWSBlu-rayBill & Ted’s Bogus Journey: Steelbook Edition

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey is better than the original. Now that is out of the way, let’s examine why. The first film was a fun Doctor Who riff on the Valley Girl phenom, but given to the loosely defined metalheads of the era. So many people forget that Keanu Reeves is rocking a Loverboy shirt throughout that first movie. Either way, that film was shelved for a year as Orion tried to figure out...
December 2, 201893/1003 min
In Theaters
July 19th, 1991
On Blu-ray
Nov 20th, 2018
Length
1 hr and 34 mins
MPAA Rating
PG
Studio
Orion / Shout Factory
Overall Score
Rating Overview
Video
93%
Audio
94%
Special Features
93%
Content
93%
Rating Summary

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey is better than the original. Now that is out of the way, let’s examine why. The first film was a fun Doctor Who riff on the Valley Girl phenom, but given to the loosely defined metalheads of the era. So many people forget that Keanu Reeves is rocking a Loverboy shirt throughout that first movie. Either way, that film was shelved for a year as Orion tried to figure out how to sell the film. That wasn’t the case for Bogus Journey.

Arriving three years later as a mid-summer release, there seemed to be a greater confidence with this flick. The idea of Bill & Ted shaping the future got bigger. Time travel went way-side, as bigger issues about death, extraterrestrial life and global peace were explored. Plus, the world got to experience the magic that is Station. It was a good time.

This makes about the 7th version of this film I own on home video. You never purposefully set out to have that many copies, it just happens. Thankfully, this Steelbook arrived to me in a functional form.

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey special features

  • Audio Commentary With Actor Alex Winter And Producer Scott Kroopf
  • Audio Commentary With Writers Chris Matheson And Ed Solomon
  • “Bill & Ted Go To Hell – Revisiting A Bogus Journey” Featuring Interviews With Actors Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves, And William Sadler, Producer Scott Kroopf, Production Designer David L. Snyder, Composer David Newman And More!
  • Theatrical Trailer

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