Storks Blu-ray Disc December 20th, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, Warner on January 4th, 2017 by Dave

Storks Blu-ray

Storks is a new computer animated Blu-ray title released by Warner Home Video on December 20th, 2016.

This buddy comedy film was written by Nicholas Stoller.

The movie follows the premise that the storks that used to deliver babies have moved on to the more lucrative package delivery service.

Things get more complicated though when the baby factory gets accidentally restarted.


Ben-Hur Blu-ray Disc December 13th, 2016

Posted in Action, Adventure, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Paramount on December 19th, 2016 by Dave

Ben-Hur Blu-ray

The recent Ben-Hur is the latest Blu-ray unleashed by Paramount Home Entertainment, with a December 13th, 2016 release.

Keith Clarke and John Ridley penned the screenplay for this historical epic.

The movie is the fifth film adaptation of the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace.

The film was a box office failure in the United States, though it was more successful in international markets.


Suicide Squad Blu-ray 3D December 13th, 2016

Posted in 3D, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Warner on December 16th, 2016 by Dave

Suicide Squad Blu-ray 3D

The latest entry in the DC Comic Universe is out with the Warner Home Video Blu-ray 3D release for Suicide Squad 3D on December 13th, 2016.

David Ayer wrote the screenplay for this action super hero film, based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name.

It is the third film in the DC Extended Universe following Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

The story follows a team of misfit criminals coerced into being superheroes.


The Secret Life of Pets Blu-ray 3D December 6th, 2016

Posted in 3D, Adventure, Animation, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Universal on December 11th, 2016 by Dave

The Secret Life of Pets Blu-ray 3D

The Secret Life of Pets 3D is the latest animated Blu-ray 3D title released by Universal Studios Home Entertainment on December 6th, 2016.

Brian Lynch, Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio wrote the script for this animated adventure comedy, which has become the highest grossing original animated film not produced by Disney or Pixar.

This buddy comedy produced by Illumination Entertainment follows Max and Duke – dogs forced to cohabitate after Max’s owner Katie adopts a new dog.


Jason Bourne Blu-ray and Ultra HD December 6th, 2016

Posted in 4K, Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, DTS:X, Thriller, Ultra HD, Universal on December 9th, 2016 by Dave

Jason Bourne Blu-ray

The latest Bourne movie hit shelves December 6th with Jason Bourne on Blu-ray Disc and 4K Ultra HD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Paul Greengrass and Christopher Rouse wrote the screenplay for this fifth film in the action thriller franchise.

It is 10 years later and Bourne remains on the run from CIA hit squads as he delves into his father’s past.

The film saw mixed reviews but was a box office success.


War Dogs Blu-ray Disc November 22nd, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, Drama, War, Warner on November 23rd, 2016 by Dave

War Dogs Blu-ray

November 22nd, 2016 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for War Dogs.

Todd Phillips, Jason Smilovic and Stephen Chin wrote the screenplay for this dark comedy based an article by Guy Lawson.

The story follows arms dealers Efraim Diveroli and David Packouz, who win a $300 million US Army contract to supply munitions for the Afghan National Army.

The film uses artistic license and events have been quite heavily fictionalized


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.


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.


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.