Get Hard Blu-ray Disc Released on June 30th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, Warner on June 29th, 2015 by Dave

Get Hard Blu-ray

Today I am taking a closer look at the Warner Home Video release Get Hard – out on Blu-ray Disc June 30th, 2015.

This buddy comedy was written by Etan Cohen, Jay Martel and Ian Roberts, and features Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart.

The story follows James King, a clever but naive financial whiz who is sentenced to prison for fraud and wants to ‘get hard’ before he goes in.

The film was a big financial success, earning over $105 million worldwide.


Workaholics Season Five Blu-ray Disc Released on June 23rd, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Comedy Central, Commentary, Paramount on June 28th, 2015 by Dave

Workaholics Season Five Blu-ray

Workaholics: Season Five is the latest Comedy Central Blu-ray title, released by Paramount Home Entertainment on 23rd, 2015.

This Comedy Central show centers around three college dropouts who are also co-workers at a telemarketing company called TelAmeriCorp.

The three are also roommates, and their antics often involve their drug dealer Karl as they hang out and party hard at every opportunity in suburban Rancho Cucamonga, California.


Run All Night Blu-ray Disc Released on 16th, 2015

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Warner on June 21st, 2015 by Dave

Run All Night Blu-ray

Run All Night is the latest Liam Neeson thriller unleashed on Blu-ray by Warner Home Video on June 16th, 2015.

This action neo-noir crime thriller was written by Brad Ingelsby and is the third collaboration for director Jaume Collet-Serra. and Liam Neeson.

The story follows former mob enforcer Jimmy ‘The Gravedigger’ Conlon, as he goes on the run with his son Michael from his best friend and mob boss Shawn Maguire, who holds them responsible for the death of his son Danny.


Chappie Blu-ray Disc Released on 16th, 2015

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Sony, Thriller on June 17th, 2015 by Dave

Chappie Blu-ray

Neill Blomkamp’s latest movie Chappie is out on Blu-ray this week from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, with a June 16th, 2015 street date.

This science fiction acton film was written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, and based on Blomkamp’s 2004 short film Tetra Vaal.

The movie features Ninja and Yolandi Visser of the South African zef rap-rave group Die Antwoord, playing themselves in a future where they become ‘parents’ to an artificially intelligent robot.


Focus Blu-ray Disc Released on June 2nd, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, Drama, Romance, Warner on June 8th, 2015 by Dave

Focus Blu-ray

June is a good month for Will Smith fans with the June 2nd, 2015 Blu-ray release for the Warner Home Video title Focus.

This romantic crime comedy-drama was written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa.

The film, is equally about the art of the con and the issues of honor and trust among thieves.

Will Smith is joined by Margot Robbie and Rodrigo Santoro in this snappy and stylish crime caper movie.


Jupiter Ascending Blu-ray 3D June 10th, 2015

Posted in 3D, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Warner on June 1st, 2015 by Dave

Jupiter Ascending Blu-ray 3D

Science fiction epic Jupiter Ascending will be unleashed on Blu-ray 3D by Warner Home Video tomorrow, with a June 2nd, 2015 release.

The movie was written, produced, and directed by famed twin siblings Lana and Andy Wachowski.

The film centers on an immigrant cleaning woman named Jupiter Jones and an interplanetary warrior named Caine Wise.

The film was praised for its originality but criticized for being difficult to follow.


American Sniper Blu-ray Disc Released on May 19th, 2015

Posted in Action, Atmos, Biography, Blu-ray, Commentary, Thriller, War, Warner on May 21st, 2015 by Dave

American Sniper Blu-ray

The top Blu-ray title this week is the Warner Home Video release for the Chris Kyle biopic American Sniper – on Blu-ray Disc May 19th, 2015.

This biographical war drama was written by Jason Hall, based on the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice.

The film tells the story of Kyle, who became the deadliest sniper with some 255 kills during four tours in the Iraq War.


Mortdecai Blu-ray Disc Released on May 12th, 2015

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Lionsgate on May 18th, 2015 by Dave

Mortdecai Blu-ray

Johnny Depp is back on the small screen with the Lionsgate Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for Mortdecai – on Blu-ray Disc May 12th, 2015.

This action comedy film was written by Eric Aronson, adapted from the Mortdecai book Don’t Point That Thing At Me written by Kyril Bonfiglioli.

The film is a comedic farce like the Inspector Clouseau movies that featured Peter Sellers, but was unfortunately critically panned and a bit of a box office flop.


Fifty Shades of Grey Blu-ray Disc Released on May 8th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Romance, Universal on May 14th, 2015 by Dave

Fifty Shades of Grey

Universal Studios Home Entertainment had an unusual Friday May 8th, 2015 Blu-ray Disc release for the controversial movie Fifty Shades of Grey.

This romantic drama was written by Kelly Marcel, based on the novel of the same name by E. L. James.

It is the story of a college graduate who begins a relationship with young business magnate named Christian Grey.

It is currently the third-highest-grossing film of 2015, and the sequels are in play.


Lost River Blu-ray Disc Released on May 5th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Warner on May 11th, 2015 by Dave

Lost River Blu-ray

Warner Home Video had a release for the indie crowd last week with Lost River on Blu-ray Disc May 5th, 2015.

This fantasy thriller was written, produced and directed by Ryan Gosling, in his directorial debut.

The movie had its premiere in competition in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

The film saw limited theatrical release in the United States on April 10, 2015, and also through Video On Demand outlets.