Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray 3D November 1st, 2016

Posted in 3D, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Paramount, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Thriller on November 2nd, 2016 by Dave

Star Trek Beyond 3D Blu-ray 3D

The big release this week is Star Trek Beyond 3D, on Blu-ray 3D from Paramount Home Entertainment on November 1st.

Simon Pegg and Doug Jung collaborated on the screenplay for the film, based on the series created by Gene Roddenberry.

It is the thirteenth film in the Star Trek franchise and the third in the reboot series.

The film is dedicated to Anton Yelchin, who died a month before release, and fellow Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy, who passed away during pre-production.


Lights Out Blu-ray Disc October 25th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, New Line, Thriller, Warner on October 26th, 2016 by Dave

Lights Out Blu-ray

Lights Out is the latest horror Blu-ray unleashed by Warner Home Video, scheduled just in time for Halloween on October 25th, 2016.

Eric Heisserer wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film based on an original short film by David F. Sandberg.

The story follows a family that is terrorized by a specter that hides in the shadows.

The film has been a big financial success, grossing over $147 million against a budget under $5M.


Legend of Tarzan Blu-ray Disc October 11th, 2016

Posted in Action, Adventure, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Romance, Warner on October 15th, 2016 by Dave

The Legend of Tarzan Blu-ray

The Legend of Tarzan is the latest big Blu-ray to be unleashed by Warner Home Video this week on October 11th, 2016.

This action adventure film is based on the fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Adam Cozad and Craig Brewer wrote the screenplay for the film.

Principal photography was largely done Leavesden Studios in the United Kingdom, since shooting on location would have been prohibitively challenging.


Ghostbusters Blu-ray Disc October 11th, 2016

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Sony on October 13th, 2016 by Dave

Ghostbusters Blu-ray

This week’s top new title is the Sony Pictures Home Entertainment release Ghostbusters – on Blu-ray Disc October 11th, 2016.

Paul Feig and Katie Dippold wrote the screenplay for this supernatural action comedy.

With Bill Murray’s refusal to commit to the project and the death of Harold Ramis in 2014, Sony decided to reboot the series.

The film is thus the third feature movie in the Ghostbusters franchise.


Prince Movie Collection Blu-ray October 4th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Warner on October 9th, 2016 by Dave

Prince Movie Collection Blu-ray

October is a great month for Prince fans with the Blu-ray release of the Prince Movie Collection from Warner Home Video on October 4th, 2016.

The collection brings together the iconic movie Purple Rain, along with the followups Under the Cherry Moon and Graffiti Bridge.

Purple Rain was somewhat of a biographical film about Prince and was quite a collaborative process, while the latter feel more like vanity projects for the famed musician.


X-Men Apocalypse Blu-ray Disc October 4th, 2016

Posted in Action, Adventure, Blu-ray, Commentary, Fox, Marvel, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction on October 6th, 2016 by Dave

X-Men Apocalypse Blu-ray

Marvel fans will enjoy the arrival of the Fox Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for X-Men: Apocalypse on October 4th, 2016.

The X-Men characters from Marvel Comics are the basis for this superhero film.

The film is a sequel to X-Men: Days of Future Past and is the ninth installment in the X-Men film series.

Simon Kinberg penned the screenplay from a story he conceived along with director Bryan Singer, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris.


Central Intelligence Blu-ray Disc September 27th, 2016

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, New Line, Warner on September 30th, 2016 by Dave

Central Intelligence Blu-ray

September 27th, 2016 saw the release of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray title Central Intelligence.

Rawson Marshall Thurber, Ike Barinholtz and David Stassen penned the screenplay for this action comedy.

The story follows two old high school acquaintances who team up to save the world from a terrorist who plans to sell top secret satellite encryption codes.

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart feature in the lead roles.


The Neon Demon Blu-ray Disc September 27th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Broad Green Pictures, Commentary, Horror, Thriller on September 28th, 2016 by Dave

The Neon Demon Blu-ray

Today I am taking a closer look at the Broad Green Pictures release The Neon Demon – on Blu-ray Disc September 27th, 2016.

Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws, and Polly Stenham wrote this psychological horror film.

The story follows an aspiring model in Los Angeles whose beauty and youth cause fascination and jealousy in the industry.

The movie was the third by Refn to compete for the Palme d’Or at Cannes.


Twin Peaks Original Series, Fire Walk With Me & Missing Pieces Blu-ray September 20th

Posted in Blu-ray, CBS, Commentary, Drama, Mystery, Paramount, Television, Thriller on September 24th, 2016 by Dave

Twin Peaks Original Series Blu-ray

Twin Peaks fans can rejoice with the Paramount Home Entertainment release Twin Peaks: The Original Series, Fire Walk With Me & The Missing Pieces – on Blu-ray Disc September 20th, 2016.

Mark Frost and David Lynch collaborated to create this television serial drama.

The show follows an FBI investigation headed by Special Agent Dale Cooper into the murder of Laura Palmer.

It takes place in the fictional town of Twin Peaks, Washington.


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.