The Expendables 3 on Blu-ray Disc Released November 25th, 2014

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Lionsgate, Thriller, US Releases on November 27th, 2014 by Dave

The Expendables 3

The latest in the franchise The Expendables 3 has just been released by Lionsgate Home Entertainment with a November 25th, 2014 Blu-ray release.

This new Expendables movie was written by Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt, and Sylvester Stallone.

In this story the Expendables come into conflict with arms dealer Conrad Stonebanks, an Expendables co-founder.

It is the first film in the Expendables series to be rated PG-13 instead of an R rating.

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Jeff Dunham: All Over the Map on Blu-ray Disc Released November 18th, 2014

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Comedy Central, Commentary, Paramount, US Releases on November 22nd, 2014 by Dave

Jeff Dunham: All Over the Map

Jeff Dunham: All Over the Map is the latest Jeff Dunham special for Comedy Central, released on Blu-ray by Paramount Home Entertainment on November 18th, 2014.

The special was released just days after the premiere on Comedy Central.

The film is part documentary and part performance as it follows Dunham and his family and crew on a world tour.

Jeff takes his wooden friends to places as diverse as Iceland, Norway, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, London, and Israel.

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

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, New Line, Thriller, US Releases, 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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Jersey Boys on Blu-ray Disc Released November 11th, 2014

Posted in Biography, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Music, US Releases, Warner on November 13th, 2014 by Dave

Jersey Boys

The biographical musical drama Jersey Boys is another new key Blu-ray title released by Warner Home Video this week on November 11th, 2014.

The screenplay was written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and is based on their Tony Award-winning musical of the same name.

The film tells the story of the musical group The Four Seasons, from their inception to their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction performance, and the challenges they faced throughout.

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Tammy on Blu-ray Disc Released November 11th, 2014

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, US Releases, Warner on November 11th, 2014 by Dave

Tammy

This week Warner Home Video has a number of new Blu-ray releases – including the comedy Tammy – on Blu-ray Disc November 11th, 2014.

The film is a road movie with a hard drinking Grandmother and her unemployed Granddaughter ostensibly making their way to Niagara Falls, with a number of unexpected events on the way.

The screenplay was written by husband and wife Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy, and produced by McCarthy, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.

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The Dog on Blu-ray Disc Released November 4th, 2014

Posted in Blu-ray, Cinedigm, Commentary, Documentary, Universal, US Releases on November 9th, 2014 by Dave

The Dog

An interesting independent documentary of Blu-ray this week is The Dog, released by Cinedigm on November 4th, 2014.

The film covers the life of John Wojtowicz, a bisexual man who became infamous for robbing a bank in Brooklyn in order to finance a sex-change operation for his gay lover.

The story caught media attention at the time and led to the release of the Hollywood movie Dog Day Afternoon, with Al Pacino playing the role of John in the movie.

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Hercules 3D on Blu-ray 3D Released November 4th, 2014

Posted in 3D, Action, Adventure, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Paramount, US Releases on November 4th, 2014 by Dave

Hercules 3D

Hercules 3D is the latest key Blu-ray 3D title released today by Paramount Home Entertainment on November 4th, 2014.

This action adventure film was based on the graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian Wars and was jointly by Paramount Pictures and MGM.

The film was actually one of two Hollywood-studio Hercules films released this year – the other being Summit Entertainment’s The Legend of Hercules, which screened theatrically in January but was panned by critics.

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Edge of Tomorrow 3D on Blu-ray 3D Released October 7th, 2014

Posted in 3D, Action, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, US Releases, Warner on October 10th, 2014 by Dave

Edge of Tomorrow 3D

One of my favourite films this year, Edge of Tomorrow 3D, is a new key Blu-ray 3D title released by Warner Home Video on October 7th, 2014.

Freshly marketed with the tagline Live Die Repeat, the film was based the Japanese light novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka.

The story takes place near future, where an alien race has invaded the Earth and has so far been largely unstoppable, just as the world armies are about to embark on one final push!

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Transformers: Age of Extinction on Blu-ray 3D Released September 30th, 2014

Posted in 3D, Action, Adventure, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Paramount, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, US Releases on October 6th, 2014 by Dave

Transformers: Age of Extinction

September 30th, 2014 marked the arrival of the Paramount Home Entertainment Blu-ray 3D release for the action sci-fi movie Transformers: Age of Extinction.

The film is the fourth installment of the live-action Transformers film series, this time with Mark Wahlberg in the lead ‘human’ role.

The film takes place five years after the Decepticon invasion of Chicago, features an entirely new cast of human characters, and is the first in the series to feature the Dinobots.

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Chef on Blu-ray Disc Released September 30th, 2014

Posted in Amazon Pre-orders, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, Universal on October 2nd, 2014 by Dave

Chef

Fans of indie cinema will want to check out the September 30th Blu-ray release of Chef from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

The comedy-drama film was written, produced, and directed by Jon Favreau, who also starred in the movie.

Favreau plays a professional chef who quits his job at a popular Los Angeles restaurant after a public altercation with a food critic, and returns to his home town of Miami to fix up a food truck to bring back to L.A..

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