Excerpt: Over the years, I’ve become more and more of a fan of Brad Pitt. While comparisons to Tom Cruise will almost certainly exist, I feel that Pitt’s roles have been a bit more daring and off the map. Pitt burst onto the Hollywood scene in 1991 with a small part in Ridley Scott’s excellent “Thelma & Louise” and the rest, as they say, is history.
Summary: Brad Pitt has certainly had his fair share of interesting roles over the past few decades. He's played everything from a demented psycho ward patient in 12 Monkeys to the infamous Tyler Durden. Seven Years in Tibet arrived in theaters in 1997 as a guaranteed piece of Oscar bait for Mr. Pitt. Unfortunately, the film was a flop and went almost completely overlooked. Here, Mr.
Conclusion: 'Seven Years in Tibet' isn't a perfect film, but it does do a good job of telling the intriguing true story of a chance encounter that changed the course of history. While the audio package on this Blu-ray edition is merely acceptable and there isn't a special feature to be found, thankfully the video quality is very good and provides an impressive visual upgrade to those who own the original standard DVD.