Annabelle Creation Blu-ray Disc October 24th, 2017

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, Mystery, New Line, Thriller, Warner on October 31st, 2017 by Dave

Annabelle Creation Blu-ray

Annabelle: Creation was unleashed by Warner Home Video on Blu-ray Disc on October 24th, 2017.

Gary Dauberman wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film.

It is a prequel to Annabelle, and the fourth installment in The Conjuring series.

The movie is effectively the origin story for the possessed Annabelle doll.

The film has grossed over $304 million worldwide against a $15M budget.

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The House Blu-ray Disc October 10th, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, New Line, Warner on October 19th, 2017 by Dave

The House Blu-ray

The House is a new Will Ferrell movie released on Blu-ray by Warner Home Video on October 10th, 2017.

Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O’Brien wrote the screenplay for this crime comedy, with Cohen also directing.

The story follows a couple that, in order to pay for their daughter’s college tuition, opens an underground casino.

The film received predominantly negative reviews from critics, and grossed $34 million worldwide.

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August 29th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Disney, Fox, HDR, Lionsgate, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Sony, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner on August 30th, 2017 by Dave

The release week August 29th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title The Lion King from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, in a ‘Circle of Life’ edition.

Disney also has The Lion King 1 1/2, along with the animated television release Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Three.

Top title from Paramount Home Entertainment is the new Baywatch movie, along with a 4K Ultra HD release for Baywatch, both with Dolby Atmos audio.

Paramount also has re-releases for a number of catalog titles, including The Addams FamilyWayne’s World and American Beauty this week.

More from the animated DCU with Batman and Harley Quinn from Warner Home Video, who also have Batman and Harley Quinn with a figurine, and Batman and Harley Quinn on Ultra HD.

Warner also has the DC Universe television title Gotham: The Complete Third Season, along with British TV title Ripper Street: Season Five from BBC Home Video.

One of my guilty pleasures this week is Steve Martin in The Man with Two Brains, also from Warner through the Warner Archive.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has a television title this week with the Starz series Black Sails: The Complete Fourth Season.

Indie titles include a special release for Ronin from Arrow Video, Prizzi’s Honor and Son of Paleface from Kino Lorber Incorporated, the complete series (in standard definition) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz from Discotek Media, and French film Heal the Living from Cohen Media Group.

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Everything Everything Blu-ray Disc August 15th, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Romance, Warner on August 28th, 2017 by Dave

Everything Everything Blu-ray

Everything, Everything is a movie for teens, released on Blu-ray Disc by Warner Home Video on August 15th, 2017.

This romantic drama film was written by J. Mills Goodloe, based on the young-adult novel by Nicola Yoon.

The story follows a teen named Madeline, who has lived isolated from the world due to an immuno-deficiency disease.

When new neighbors arrive, Maddy must make some choices involving the risk of leaving the safety of her cocoon.

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August 22nd Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in Blu-ray on August 22nd, 2017 by Dave

The release week August 22nd Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is also the first 4K Ultra HD title with Dolby Atmos audio from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Disney and Marvel also have the Neflix titles Daredevil: The Complete Second Season and Jessica Jones: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray this week.

Other popular television titles include Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 2 and The Walking Dead: The Complete Seventh Season from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Lionsgate also has the Academy Award winner Life is Beautiful in a re-release this week.

Warner Home Video also has television releases, including Lucifer: The Complete Second Season.

Indie titles include Sid and Nancy and La Poison from the Criterion Collection, and the Coen brothers’ film Barton Fink from Kino Lorber Incorporated.

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King Arthur Legend of the Sword Blu-ray Disc August 8th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fantasy, Warner on August 19th, 2017 by Dave

King Arthur Legend of the Sword Blu-ray

August 8th, 2017 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Guy Ritchie, Joby Harold and Lionel Wigram wrote the screenplay for this epic fantasy inspired by Arthurian legends.

The film stars Charlie Hunnam in the lead role, along with Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen and Eric Bana.

The film grossed $146 million worldwide against its $175 million production budget after critics panned the movie.

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August 15th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in Blu-ray, Criterion, Disney, Fox, Lionsgate, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Sony, Universal, Warner, Well Go USA on August 16th, 2017 by Dave

The release week August 15th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Alien: Covenant from Fox Home Entertainment.

Along with a 4K Ultra HD release for Alien: Covenant, Fox also has an Ultra HD release for Prometheus and a re-release of Logan in Ultra HD this week.

Kino Lorber Incorporated has a 50th Anniversary release for the Clint Eastwood classic western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Popular television titles this week include The Blacklist: The Complete Fourth Season from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and the animated Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Second Season from Warner Home Video.

Warner also has the new release Everything, Everything, and Night Moves from the Warner Archive Collection.

Ultra HD fans will be interested in the catalog title The Lincoln Lawyer from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, complete with a new Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

Paramount Home Entertainment has the boxing movie Chuck on Blu-ray this week.

Criterion Collection releases this week include Hopscotch and Meantime.

Other indie titles this week include Japanese movie After the Storm from Film Movement, and the British television release Murdoch Mysteries: Season 10 from Acorn Media.

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August 8th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Criterion, Fox, HBO, HDR, Lionsgate, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Television, Ultra HD, Warner, Well Go USA on August 9th, 2017 by Dave

The release week August 8th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title King Arthur: Legend of the Sword from Warner Home Video.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is also available as a 4K Ultra HD release from Warner, with both versions featuring Dolby Atmos audio.

Fox Home Entertainment has Amy Schumer in Snatched this week, along with a 4K release for Snatched and the latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul movie.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment releases this week include The Exception.

Indie releases include new Collector’s Editions of Re-Animator from Arrow Video and Fargo from Shout! Factory, as well as The Breaking Point from Criterion Collection.

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Going in Style Blu-ray Disc August 1st, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, New Line, Warner on August 7th, 2017 by Dave

Going in Style Blu-ray

Warner Home Video kicked off August with the Blu-ray release for Going in Style on August 1st, 2017.

Theodore Melfi wrote the screenplay for this crime heist comedy film.

The movie is loosely based on the 1979 film of the same name.

The story follows retirees who plan to rob a bank after their pensions are cancelled.

The film received mixed reviews and grossed $84 million worldwide.

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Unforgettable Blu-ray Disc July 25th, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Thriller, Warner on August 6th, 2017 by Dave

Unforgettable Blu-ray

Unforgettable is a new dark thriller unleashed by Warner Home Video with a July 25th, 2017 Blu-ray release.

Christina Hodson wrote the screen play for this psychological thriller.

The story follows a divorcée who begins to torment the new fiancé of her ex-husband.

Things get out of hand when an abusive ex-boyfriend is thrown into the mix.

Notably the movie has a female director and two female lead characters.

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