The Judge on Blu-ray Disc Released January 27th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, US Releases, Warner on February 1st, 2015 by Dave

The Judge

Fans of solid family drama should watch for The Judge, on Blu-ray this week from Warner Home Video with a January 27th, 2015 release.

The film tells the story of a hot shot lawyer who returns to is home town for his mother’s funeral, where he has to face his estranged father.

However things take a turn when the father, who is also the town Judge, is accused of murder when he appears to have intentionally run down a man with his car, but has no memory of the accident.

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Justice League: Throne of Atlantis on Blu-ray Disc Released January 27th, 2015

Posted in Action, Animation, Blu-ray, Commentary, US Releases, Warner on January 30th, 2015 by Dave

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis is the latest DC Universe animated Blu-ray title, released by Warner Home Video on January 27th, 2015.

The movie is a direct-to-video animated superhero film featuring the DC Comics superhero team the Justice League.

The story is loosely based on the Throne of Atlantis story arc from The New 52 written by Geoff Johns.

The film is also a sequel to the 2014 release Justice League: War.

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Fury on Blu-ray Disc Released January 27th, 2015

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Sony, US Releases, War on January 28th, 2015 by Dave

Fury

The stark war drama Fury is the top Blu-ray title for the week, released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on January 27th, 2015.

The film was written and directed by David Ayer and portrays tank crews during the final days of World War II in Europe.

Ayer aimed for more realism in the film compared to other World War II dramas.

The film received positive reviews and proved to be very successful at the box office, grossing over $208 million.

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Annabelle on Blu-ray Disc Released January 20th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, US Releases, Warner on January 25th, 2015 by Dave

Annabelle

Horror fans will be excited to check out the Warner Home Video Blu-ray Disc release for Annabelle on January 20th, 2015.

This supernatural horror film was produced by James Wan of Saw fame, and the screenplay was written by Gary Dauberman.

The film is a prequel to The Conjuring.

The story was inspired by the Annabelle doll, which is in paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren’s collection.

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The Zero Theorem on Blu-ray Disc Released January 20th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Well Go USA on January 21st, 2015 by Dave

The Zero Theorem

The sci-fi fantasy drama The Zero Theorem is the latest Blu-ray release from Well Go USA, in stores January 20th, 2015.

The film is the story of Qohen Leth, a reclusive computer genius who starts working on a formula to determine whether life has any purpose or meaning.

Some consider the film to be the final part of the ‘Brazil Trilogy’, coming after Terry Gilliam’s Brazil and 12 Monkeys, though this has not been formally recognised by the film makers.

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Girls: The Complete Third Season on Blu-ray Disc Released January 6th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Drama, HBO, Warner on January 15th, 2015 by Dave

Girls: The Complete Third Season

HBO Home Video has kicked of 2015 with a number of television Blu-ray releases, including Girls: The Complete Third Season on January 6th, 2015.

The show that premiered on HBO in 2012 is a comedy-drama following a close group of twenty-somethings living in New York City.

The Blu-ray release was timed to arrive just before the fourth season started on HBO.

On January 6, HBO also renewed Girls for a fifth season.

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Boyhood on Blu-ray Disc Released January 6th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Paramount, US Releases on January 10th, 2015 by Dave

Boyhood

Richard Linklater’s twelve year project Boyhood is the first top Blu-ray title of 2015, released by Paramount Home Entertainment on January 6th.

This coming-of-age drama film was shot intermittently over a twelve-year period from May 2002 to October 2013.

The movie follows the growth of a boy and his sister through his school years.

Boyhood competed in the Berlin International Film Festival, and won the Silver Bear for Best Director.

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The Good Lie on Blu-ray Disc Released December 23rd, 2014

Posted in Blu-ray, Drama, US Releases, Warner on December 26th, 2014 by Dave

The Good Lie

The Good Lie is the latest Blu-ray released by Warner Home Video, which hit store shelves this holiday week on December 23rd, 2014.

The film is a drama written by Margaret Nagle and was based on the experience of the Lost Boys of Sudan, who were orphaned by civil war and kept in massive refugee camps before receiving refugee status in accommodating countries.

The movie was screened in the Special Presentations section of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

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This is Where I Leave You on Blu-ray Disc Released December 16th, 2014

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, US Releases, Warner on December 21st, 2014 by Dave

This is Where I Leave You

Today I am taking a closer look at this week’s Warner Home Video title This is Where I Leave You,which was released on Blu-ray Disc December 16th, 2014.

The film is a comedy-drama based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Tropper, who also wrote the film’s screenplay.

The story follows the Altman family whose patriarch has passed away, and the dysfunctional children are required to stay in the house for seven days to sit Shiva, as is the Jewish tradition.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D on Blu-ray 3D Released December 16th, 2014

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D on December 16th, 2014 by Dave

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D

December 16th, 2014 marks the arrival of the Paramount Home Entertainment Blu-ray 3D release for the reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

This science fiction action comedy film based on the original franchise was announced shortly before the rights were sold to Nickelodeon in 2009.

It was produced by Nickelodeon and Michael Bay’s production company.

A new sequel is scheduled to be released on June 3rd, 2016.

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