Point Break Blu-ray 3D March 29th, 2016

Posted in 3D, Action, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Crime, Sport, Thriller, Warner on April 1st, 2016 by Dave

Point Break Blu-ray 3D

The Point Break Blu-ray 3D is a key action title released by Warner Home Video on March 29th, 2016.

This crime thriller was written by Kurt Wimmer and is a loose remake of the 1991 film of the same name.

The US/Chinese co-production was released in China on December 4th, and in the United States on December 25th.

Despite poor critical response, the film went on to earn $131 million against a $105 million budget.

(more…)

The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Disc March 29th, 2016

Posted in Anchor Bay, Blu-ray, Commentary, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western on March 31st, 2016 by Dave

The Hateful Eight Blu-ray

The Hateful Eight is a new key Blu-ray title released by Anchor Bay Entertainment on March 29th, 2016.

This western thriller was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino in his eighth feature film.

The story features eight strangers who shelter in a lodge from a snow storm, some time after the American Civil War.

The movie was shot on 65mm film and the score was Ennio Morricone’s first complete Western score in 35 years.

(more…)

The Hunger Games Collection Blu-ray March 22nd, 2016

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Lionsgate, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction on March 25th, 2016 by Dave

The Hunger Games Complete 4-Film Collection Blu-ray

This week was Hunger Games week with the Lionsgate Home Entertainment Blu-ray releases for The Hunger Games: Complete 4-Film Collection andThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 on March 22nd, 2016.

The film series features four films based on The Hunger Games trilogy of novels by Suzanne Collins.

The franchise stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, and Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne.

(more…)

Game of Thrones Fifth Season Blu-ray March 15th

Posted in Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fantasy, HBO, Warner on March 23rd, 2016 by Dave

Game of Thrones Fifth Season Blu-ray

Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season is the latest Blu-ray title released by HBO Home Video on March 15th, 2016.

The show is a fantasy drama series adapted from the series of novels A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin.

The series features multiple related plot lines and a large ensemble cast of characters.

Game of Thrones is filmed all over Europe, and the sixth season will premiere on April 24th.

(more…)

Sisters Blu-ray Disc March 15th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Universal on March 18th, 2016 by Dave

Sisters Blu-ray

One of this week’s key releases is the Universal Studios Home Entertainment title Sisters – on Blu-ray Disc March 15th, 2016.

This ‘R Rated’ comedy was penned by Saturday Night Live writer Paula Pell.

The film features SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in the roles of the Ellis sisters, who return to their family home after their parents decide to sell it.

What starts as a clean out becomes a chance to relive the old days.

(more…)

The Peanuts Movie Blu-ray Disc March 8th, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fox on March 12th, 2016 by Dave

The Peanuts Movie Blu-ray

The Peanuts Movie Blu-ray was unleashed this week by Fox Home Entertainment on March 8th, 2016.

This computer-animated comedy film was produced by Blue Sky Studios and was based on Charles M. Schulz’s comic strip Peanuts.

The film was written by Craig and Bryan Schulz, and Cornelius Uliano.

Archive recordings of Bill Melendez, who made the 60’s holiday specials, were used for voicing Snoopy and Woodstock.

(more…)

In the Heart of the Sea Blu-ray 3D March 8th

Posted in 3D, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Biography, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Drama, History, Thriller, Warner on March 9th, 2016 by Dave

In the Heart of the Sea Blu-ray 3D

March 8th, 2016 marked the release of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray 3D for In the Heart of the Sea.

This biographical adventure is based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s 2000 non-fiction book of the same name.

The movie tells the story of the sinking of an American whaling ship called the Essex in 1820 – an event that inspired the novel Moby-Dick.

The film was produced by Ron Howard and written by Charles Leavitt.

(more…)

Don Verdean Blu-ray Disc March 1st, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, Lionsgate on March 7th, 2016 by Dave

Don Verdean Blu-ray

March 1st, 2016 marked the arrival of the Lionsgate Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for Don Verdean.

This comedy film was written by Jared and Jerusha Hess.

The story follows the titular character Don Verdean, a biblical archeologist who cuts some corners when delivering religious artifacts.

The film saw a limited release in the cinema, with a simultaneous release via video on demand in December 2015.

(more…)

Creed Blu-ray Disc March 1st, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, MGM, New Line, Sport, Warner on March 5th, 2016 by Dave

Creed Blu-ray

The Creed Blu-ray from Warner Home Video on March 1st, 2016 was the top Blu-ray release of the week this week.

This sports drama was written by Ryan Coogler and Aaron Covington as a spin-off and sequel to the Rocky film series.

The story follows Apollo Creed’s illegitimate son Adonis Johnson, who connects with Rocky Balboa.

Creed was released on the fortieth anniversary of the date of the opening scene in Rocky.

(more…)

The Night Before Blu-ray Disc March 1st, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Sony on February 29th, 2016 by Dave

The Night Before Blu-ray

March 1st, 2016 marks the arrival of the Sony Pictures Home Entertainment release for The Night Before Blu-ray.

This R rated Christmas comedy was written by Jonathan Levine, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir – Evan Goldberg being one of Seth Rogen’s key collaborators.

The story features three childhood friends who annually reunite on Christmas Eve, and are planning to follow their Christmas tradition of pubs, parties and Chinese food for one last time.

(more…)