Game of Thrones Season Six Blu-ray November 15th, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fantasy, HBO, Television, Warner on November 18th, 2016 by Dave

Game of Thrones Season Six Blu-ray

The Game of Thrones: Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray set has been unleashed by HBO Home Video this week on November 15th, 2016.

The season premiered on April 24, 2016 and mostly extends the story from George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

The fan favourite show is filmed primarily in Northern Ireland, Spain, and Croatia.

Game of Thrones won 12 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama.

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Outlander Season Two Blu-ray Disc November 1st, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Sony, Television on November 10th, 2016 by Dave

Outlander Season Two Blu-ray

Outlander fans will enjoy the new Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for Outlander: Season Two this month.

The show is based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon.

The second season has 13 episodes and is based on the Dragonfly in Amber novel.

It stars Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall, a World War II nurse who finds herself transported back to 1743 Scotland.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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