The Imitation Game on Blu-ray Disc Released March 31st, 2015

Posted in Anchor Bay, Biography, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Thriller, US Releases, War on April 5th, 2015 by Dave

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is the latest key title unleashed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, released on Blu-ray Disc March 31st, 2015.

This historical thriller was loosely based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges and topped the annual Black List for best unproduced Hollywood scripts in 2011.

The story is about the cryptanalyst Alan Turing, who was key in breaking the Enigma code during the World War Two, but was later convicted for homosexuality.

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Interstellar on Blu-ray Disc Released March 31st, 2015

Posted in Adventure, Blu-ray, Paramount, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, US Releases, Warner on April 3rd, 2015 by Dave

Interstellar

Chris Nolan’s space travel adventure Interstellar is the new key Blu-ray title released for Paramount Home Entertainment on March 31st, 2015.

This science fiction epic features astronauts who travel through a wormhole to another galaxy in search of a new home for the human race.

The screenplay was written by brothers Christopher and Jonathan Nolan, based a script Jonathan developed and inspired by the work of Caltech theoretical physicist Kip Thorne.

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Unbroken on Blu-ray Disc Released March 24th, 2015

Posted in Atmos, Biography, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Sport, Universal, US Releases, War on March 30th, 2015 by Dave

Unbroken

March 24th, 2015 saw the arrival of the Universal Studios Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for the war survival film Unbroken.

This biographical war drama was based on the 2010 non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand titled Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.

The film tells the story of USA Olympian Louis ‘Louie’ Zamperini, who survived in a raft on the ocean for 47 days, and was then sent to a series of POW camps.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 3D on Blu-ray 3D Released March 24th, 2015

Posted in Adventure, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Fantasy, New Line, US Releases, Warner on March 25th, 2015 by Dave

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 3D

The final film of the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 3D, is a new key Blu-ray 3D title released by New Line and Warner Home Video on March 24th, 2015.

This epic fantasy adventure was written by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro.

It is the third installment in the film adaptation based on the novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, and is effectively a prequel to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

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My Girl on Blu-ray Disc Released March 17th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, Family, Romance, Sony, US Releases on March 22nd, 2015 by Dave

My Girl

March 17th, 2015 marked the arrival of a couple of new Sony Pictures Home Entertainment nineties Blu-ray releases, with one being My Girl.

This light-drama was written by Laurice Elehwany and tells the coming-of-age story for a young girl who faces a number of emotional highs and lows.

The film is set in the early seventies in Pennsylvania and features a number of hit song from the sixties and seventies, including the titular song My Girl by The Temptations.

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Top Five on Blu-ray Disc Released March 17th, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Paramount, Romance, US Releases on March 19th, 2015 by Dave

Top Five

Chris Rock’s movie Top Five is a new key Blu-ray title released this week by Paramount Home Entertainment on March 17th, 2015.

This comedy movie was Rock’s baby, being both written and directed by the comedian.

The story follows a New York City comedian turned film star named Andre Allen, who spends the opening day of his new movie with an attractive New York Times journalist as she interviews him for her article.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Blu-ray Disc Released March 3rd, 2015

Posted in Adventure, Blu-ray, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, US Releases, Warner on March 16th, 2015 by Dave

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

March is a good month for Tim Burton fans with the Warner Home Video 10th Anniversary Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Blu-ray Disc release on March 3rd, 2015.

The film is a musical fantasy adventure film, and the second film adaptation of the 1964 British book by Roald Dahl – the first being Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory from 1971.

The story follows Charlie Bucket, who is one of five winners of a Golden Ticket to a tour of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 on Blu-ray Disc Released March 6th, 2015

Posted in Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Lionsgate, Sci-Fi, US Releases on March 12th, 2015 by Dave

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is the hottest new Lionsgate Home Entertainment Blu-ray title – released on Friday March 6th, 2015.

The sci-fi war film was adapted by Peter Craig and Danny Strong, based on The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins.

It is the third installment in The Hunger Games film series, and the first of two films based on the third book of the trilogy.

The story continues to follow Katniss Everdeen, who finds herself in District 13.

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Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife on Blu-ray Disc Released March 3rd, 2015

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, US Releases, Well Go USA on March 7th, 2015 by Dave

Let's Kill Ward's Wife

March 3rd, 2015 marked the Blu-ray Disc release for the Well Go USA title Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife.

The film is a black comedy film written and directed by Scott Foley, marking Foley’s feature-film directorial debut.

Along with Foley, the film was produced by stars Patrick Wilson, James Carpinello and Joe Hardesty.

The story follows three good friends who half jokingly plan to kill their friend Ward’s abusive wife Stacy.

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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast on Blu-ray Disc Released March 3rd, 2015

Posted in Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Commentary, Disney, Family, Fantasy, US Releases on March 4th, 2015 by Dave

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast was unleashed on Blu-ray Disc by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment this week on March 3rd, 2015.

This computer-animated film is the sixth full length film in the DisneyToon Studios’ Tinker Bell film series, and will apparently be the final installment.

The films in the series are all about Tinker Bell and her fairy friends in Pixie Hollow, and are based on the character from J. M. Barrie’s Peter and Wendy.

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