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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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.

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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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South Park Nineteenth Season Blu-ray September 6th

Posted in Animation, Blu-ray, Comedy, Comedy Central, Commentary, Paramount, Television on September 12th, 2016 by Dave

South Park Nineteenth Season Blu-ray

South Park: The Complete Nineteenth Season is the latest television Blu-ray release from Paramount Home Entertainment on September 6th, 2016.

Trey Parker and Matt Stone created this animated sitcom for Comedy Central.

The show follows Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick, and their adventures in and around the small Colorado town.

The show has crude language and uses surreal humor to satirize current topics.

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The Iron Giant Blu-ray Disc September 6th, 2016

Posted in Action, Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Warner on September 8th, 2016 by Dave

The Iron Giant Blu-ray

September 6th, 2016 marks the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for The Iron Giant.

This animated science fiction comedy/drama was Brad Bird’s directorial debut.

Tim McCanlies wrote the screenplay based on the 1968 novel The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.

The story is set during the Cold War in 1957, where a giant metallic robot who falls from space.

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The Nice Guys Blu-ray Disc August 23rd, 2016

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Warner on August 27th, 2016 by Dave

The Nice Guys Blu-ray

August 23rd, 2016 marks the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for The Nice Guys.

Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi wrote the screenplay for this dark comedy thriller, with Black also directing it.

The story follows a private detective and an enforcer who end up working together to find a missing girl.

The film received positive reviews, but ended up with just  moderate financial success in the cinema.

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A Hologram for the King Blu-ray Disc August 9th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, Lionsgate on August 12th, 2016 by Dave

A Hologram for the King Blu-ray

August 9th, 2016 marks the arrival of the Lionsgate Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for A Hologram for the King.

Tom Tykwer wrote this comedy-drama based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Dave Eggers.

The film features Tom Hanks as Alan Clay, a washed-up businessman who goes to Saudi Arabia to sell IT services to the Kingdom.

Clay rolls with the punches to get the job done in this strange environment.

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Keanu Blu-ray Disc August 2nd, 2016

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, New Line, Warner on August 4th, 2016 by Dave

Keanu Blu-ray

This week I am taking a closer look at the Warner Home Video Blu-ray title Keanu – released August 2nd, 2016.

This action comedy was written by Jordan Peele and Alex Rubens, and features Peele and Keegan-Michael Key who appeared together in Key & Peele.

The film premiered at the South by Southwest Festival on March 13, 2016, and saw wide release a month later.

While it reviewed well, the movie was not as successful at the box office as hoped.

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Barbershop The Next Cut Blu-ray Disc July 26th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, MGM, New Line, Warner on July 29th, 2016 by Dave

Barbershop The Next Cut Blu-ray

This week Warner Home Video released the comedy sequel Barbershop: The Next Cut for Blu-ray Disc on July 26th, 2016.

Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver wrote the screenplay for this fourth film in the Barbershop franchise.

The cast features returning actors Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Anthony Anderson, Eve, and Sean Patrick Thomas.

The story picks up some ten years after Barbershop 2, with Chicago under threat from gang violence.

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