The Conjuring 2 Blu-ray Disc September 13th, 2016

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, Mystery, New Line, Thriller, Warner on September 16th, 2016 by Dave

The Conjuring 2 Blu-ray

The Conjuring 2 is the latest Blu-ray title from Warner Home Video, released on September 13th, 2016.

Carey and Chad Hayes, James Wan and David Leslie Johnson penned the screenplay for this horror thriller.

It is a direct sequel to The Conjuring from 2013, though is the third movie in the franchise if you count the spinoff Annabelle.

The story again follows paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren.

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Creed Blu-ray Disc March 1st, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, MGM, New Line, Sport, Warner on March 5th, 2016 by Dave

Creed Blu-ray

The Creed Blu-ray from Warner Home Video on March 1st, 2016 was the top Blu-ray release of the week this week.

This sports drama was written by Ryan Coogler and Aaron Covington as a spin-off and sequel to the Rocky film series.

The story follows Apollo Creed’s illegitimate son Adonis Johnson, who connects with Rocky Balboa.

Creed was released on the fortieth anniversary of the date of the opening scene in Rocky.

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The Gallows Blu-ray Disc October 13th, 2015

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, New Line, Warner on October 29th, 2015 by Dave

The Gallows Blu-ray

Warner Home Video is getting into the Halloween theme this month with the Blu-ray release for The Gallows – on Blu-ray Disc October 13th, 2015.

This found footage horror film was written by Travis Cluff and Chris Lofing.

The story follows a high school stage production twenty years after a tragic ‘live on stage’ death of a student.

While it was met with negative reviews, the film was a big commercial success, taking in $38.2 million against a $100,000 budget.

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Rumble in the Bronx Blu-ray Disc October 6th, 2015

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, New Line, Warner on October 10th, 2015 by Dave

Rumble in the Bronx Blu-ray

Rumble in the Bronx is one of two Jackie Chan movies unleashed on Blu-ray Disc by New Line Home Entertainment with an October 6th, 2015 release.

This 1995 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy is credited with bringing Jackie Chan into the American mainstream.

The story follows Hong Kong cop Ma Hon Keung as he visits New York to attend his uncle’s wedding, but gets into a feud with a local gang while he helps out at his uncle’s market.

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The Cell Blu-ray Disc Released on July 7th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Fantasy, New Line, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Thriller, Warner on July 6th, 2015 by Dave

The Cell Blu-ray

Catalog title The Cell is being unleashed on Blu-ray Disc by New Line Home Entertainment and Warner Home Video this week on July 7th, 2015.

This fantasy sci-fi thriller imagines the possibilities of entering the subconscious of another human being.

With an effectively unlimited canvas and palette, the movie is visually remarkable and features homages to many works of art, including music videos shot by the director and the art of Damien Hirst, Odd Nerdrum and H. R. Giger.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 3D on Blu-ray 3D Released March 24th, 2015

Posted in Adventure, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Fantasy, New Line, Warner on March 25th, 2015 by Dave

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 3D

The final film of the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 3D, is a new key Blu-ray 3D title released by New Line and Warner Home Video on March 24th, 2015.

This epic fantasy adventure was written by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro.

It is the third installment in the film adaptation based on the novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, and is effectively a prequel to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

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Into the Storm on Blu-ray Disc Released November 18th, 2014

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, New Line, Thriller, Warner on November 17th, 2014 by Dave

Into the Storm

Found footage disaster movie Into the Storm will see Blu-ray release from Warner Home Video tomorrow, scheduled for a November 18th, 2014 release.

The film was written by John Swetnam, and produced by Todd Garner through Broken Road Productions.

The film recounts the relentless pummeling a small town and its inhabitants receive after they become the center of a storm system that consists of various tornadoes, hail storms and lightning, as told by the various video cameras in action.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D (Extended Edition) to be Released on Blu-ray 3D November 5th, 2013

Posted in Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Pre-orders on July 31st, 2013 by Dave

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D (Extended Edition)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D has just been announced by Warner Home Video for release on Blu-ray Disc November 5th, 2013.

This new cut includes 13 minutes of extra film footage that extends individual scenes to their original shooting length, making this the ‘must-see’ definitive version for Hobbit fans.

Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray Disc versions (and DVD versions) of the Extended Edition will include nearly nine hours of new bonus features.

These will hit store shelves just ahead of the December 13 theatrical release of the second film of the trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

The cast includes Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm and Christopher Lee.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D was directed by Peter Jackson, who directed The Lord Of The Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy, along with films like The Frighteners, Dead Alive, Heavenly CreaturesThe Lovely Bones, and King Kong.

The film received predominantly positive reviews, with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 65%, and an IMDb score of 8.1/10.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D had a great run in the cinema, reaching $303M at the US box office.

Planned supplemental features include a commentary by Peter Jackson and Philippa Boyens, along with extensive new behind the scenes featurettes covering all aspects of production.

The retail price is $54.98, or pre-order it from Amazon for $38.49, saving 30%!

Alternatively you can add it to your Blu-rayStats Wishlist.

Synopsis:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first in Peter Jackson’s highly anticipated trilogy adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome Dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the Wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of 13 Dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild, through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins, Orcs and deadly Wargs, as well as a mysterious and sinister figure known only as the Necromancer. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain, first they must escape the Goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever… Gollum. Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of ingenuity and courage that surprise even him; he also gains possession of Gollum’s “precious” ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities… A simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know.

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone on Blu-ray Disc Released June 25th, 2013

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary on June 26th, 2013 by Dave

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

June 25th, 2013 marked the Blu-ray release of Steve Carell’s latest comedy – The Incredible Burt Wonderstone from – New Line Home Entertainment.

The film follows Las Vegas magician Burt Wonderstone as he attempts to reboot his career, in competition with street magician Steve Gray.

The movie is a pretty over the top take on the magic business, especially the Las Vegas magic shows, and features cameo appearances from David Copperfield.

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Lord of the Rings Extended Blu-ray Trilogy Deal of the Day

Posted in Amazon Bargains, Blu-ray, Deals on February 26th, 2012 by Dave

Today Amazon has listed the New Line Home Video release The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy as its Gold Box Deal of the Day!

For today only this box set of the Extended Editions of all three films is on sale for only $49.49, $29 off their usual price.

This is almost 60% off retail pricing and available today only!