xXx Return of Xander Cage Blu-ray Disc May 16th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Paramount, Thriller on May 21st, 2017 by Dave

xXx Return of Xander Cage Blu-ray

xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a new key Blu-ray title released by Paramount Home Entertainment on May 16th, 2017.

F. Scott Frazier wrote the screenplay for this action thriller.

It is the third installment in the xXx franchise, following xXx and xXx: State of the Union, with the Xander Cage character returning from ‘the dead’.

The film was very successful at the box office, becoming the eighth highest-grossing film of 2017.

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May 16th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in News on May 16th, 2017 by Dave

The release week May 16th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Resident Evil: The Final Chapter from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Sony also has a 4K Ultra HD release for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

Paramount Home Entertainment has the action title xXx: Return of Xander Cage on Blu-ray this week, along with a 4K xXx: Return of Xander Cage and a Blu-ray 3D release for xXx: Return of Xander Cage.

Warner Home Video has a 4K Ultra HD release for Clint Easwood’s Unforgiven.

Shout! Factory has the Bruce Lee movies Return of the Dragon and Game of Death on Blu-ray this week.

Foreign titles include Good Morning from the Criterion Collection.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has a number of re-releases, including an Ultimate Edition for Peter Jackson’s King Kong.

They also have Fandango Cash re-releases for Mummy related titles including Van Helsing, The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

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May 9th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 3D, 4K, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Broad Green Pictures, Criterion, DTS:X, Fox, HBO, HDR, Lionsgate, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Television, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner on May 9th, 2017 by Dave

The release week May 9th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Fifty Shades Darker from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Fifty Shades Darker is also available as a 4K Ultra HD release, along with a 4K edition for Fifty Shades of Grey and a two pack Fifty Shades: 2-Movie Collectionwith all 4K versions featuring DTS:X audio mixes.

Otherwise is it a bit of a quiet week, with releases including the popular Netflix series Orange is the New Black: Season Four from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Paramount Home Entertainment has re-releases, including Chinatown and 45th anniversary releases for The Godfather trilogy.

The Warner Archive Collection has William Hurt in The Accidental Tourist, and Fox Home Entertainment has re-releases for Michael Mann’s Heat and Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

Indie titles include Serial Mom from Shout! Factory, Belgian movie Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles from the Criterion Collection, and French film Things to Come from MPI Home Video.

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May 2nd Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, DTS:X, Fox, HDR, Lionsgate, Magnolia, Shout! Factory, Sony, Television, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner on May 3rd, 2017 by Dave

The release week May 2nd Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title A Dog’s Purpose from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Paramount Home Entertainment has the horror title Rings this week, along with a Director’s Cut release for Saturday Night Fever.

Sony Pictures Classics has the animated title The Red Turtle this week, and you will also find Best Foreign Picture The Salesman and a new release for Jerry Maguire from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The critically acclaimed documentary  I am Not Your Negro hits Blu-ray this week from Magnolia Home Entertainment.

The Warner Archive Collection has Seven Days in May this week.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has a 4K release for 3:10 to Yuma featuring a new DTS:X soundtrack.

Lionsgate also has 4K releases for The Expendables and The Expendables 2, both with new Dolby Atmos audio.

Indie titles this week include Beyond the Gates from IFC and Shout! Factory, and Korean films The Age of Shadows from CJ Entertainment and Right Now Wrong Then from Grasshopper Film.

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La La Land Blu-ray Disc April 25th, 2017

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, Lionsgate, Music, Musical on April 29th, 2017 by Dave

La La Land Blu-ray

La La Land is a new key Blu-ray title released by Lionsgate Home Entertainment on April 25th, 2017.

Damien Chazelle both wrote the screenplay and directed this romantic musical comedy-drama.

The story follows a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles.

The movie has grossed $440 million worldwide on a production budget of $30 million.

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April 25th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 3D, 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Criterion, HDR, Lionsgate, Magnolia, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Sony, Television, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner on April 25th, 2017 by Dave

The release week April 25th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title La La Land from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Lionsgate also have a 4K Ultra HD release for La La Land, along with The Girl with All the Gifts on Blu-ray this week.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s big title this week is Underworld: Blood Wars, which is also available in an Underworld: Blood Wars Ultra HD release.

Television titles this week include Animal Kingdom: The Complete First Season from Warner Home Video.

The Criterion Collection is releasing the Japanese movie Tampopo this week, along with Francis Ford Coppola’s Rumble Fish.

Documentary titles include We are X from Magnolia Home Entertainment and Microcosmos from Kino Lorber Incorporated.

Kino Lorber also have the Japanese film Anatahan, and watch for the Chinese movie Kaili Blues from Grasshopper Films.

Paramount Home Entertainment is re-releasing titles formerly released through Warner, including the Coen brothers’ version of True Grit.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has special movie cash releases for Despicable Me 3 with animated titles including Sing, Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2.
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April 18th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in Blu-ray, Criterion, Lionsgate, Shout! Factory, Sony, Universal, Warner, Well Go USA on April 19th, 2017 by Dave

The release week April 18th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Split from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Universal also has the animated title Ocean Waves.

The McDonalds story The Founder is new this week from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have a new Blu-ray release for A League of Their Own.

Indie releases this week include a new special edition for the cult favourite Donnie Darko from Arrow Video.

The Criterion Collection is releasing Woman of the Year and Cuban music documentary Buena Vista Social Club this week.

Also watch for the 1950 movie Broken Arrow from Kino Lorber Incorporated, UK TV release Home Fires: The Complete Second Season from PBS Distribution, and Punching Henry from Well Go USA.

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Monster Trucks Blu-ray Disc April 11th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, Paramount, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction on April 14th, 2017 by Dave

Monster Trucks Blu-ray

This week I am taking a closer look at the Paramount Home Entertainment family movie Monster Trucks, released on Blu-ray Disc April 11th, 2017.

This action-comedy film was written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Derek Connolly and Matthew Robinson.

The story follows a high-schooler who finds an escaped monster living in his truck.

The film received mixed reviews, and grossed just $84 million worldwide against its $125 million budget.

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April 11th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Cinedigm, Criterion, Fox, HBO, HDR, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Sony, Television, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner, Well Go USA on April 11th, 2017 by Dave

The release week April 11th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Hidden Figures from Fox Home Entertainment.

This excellent movie is also available in a Ultra HD edition for Hidden Figures from Fox in 4K with HDR.

Fox also has the television title Mars on Blu-ray this week.

Paramount Home Entertainment has the family action title Monster Trucks.

Also watch for title Lion from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Criterion Collection has the Jacques Demy movies The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Young Girls of Rochefort, while Cohen Media Group has Daughters of the Dust.

Television titles include Silicon Valley: The Complete Third Season and Veep: The Complete Fifth Season from HBO Home Video.

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April 4th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in Blu-ray, Disney, DTS:X, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Sony, Universal, Warner, Well Go USA on April 4th, 2017 by Dave

The release week April 4th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Rogue One: A Star Wars Story from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Unfortunately Disney is not releasing 4K Ultra HD yet, though Blu-ray 3D can be found at retailer exclusive locations.

Paramount Home Entertainment has the comedy title Office Christmas Party on Blu-ray this week.

Jim Jarmusch fans will want to catch his latest movie Paterson from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

The Warner Archive Collection is adding a classic Western title this week with the Sam Peckinpah film Ride the High Country.

Well Go USA has the Chinese film Three complete with DTS:X object based audio in Cantonese with English subtitles.

Also watch for Dolph Lundgren in Don’t Kill It, along with the 30’s classic Mr. Deeds Goes to Town from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment this week.

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