Entries for the ‘Blu-ray’ Category

Geostorm Blu-ray Disc January 23rd, 2018

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Thriller, Warner on January 31st, 2018 by Dave

Geostorm Blu-ray

Geostorm is the latest thriller unleashed by Warner Home Video with a January 23rd, 2018 Blu-ray release.

Dean Devlin co-wrote, produced, and directed this near future science fiction disaster thriller.

The story follows a satellite designer who tries to save the world from storms of epic proportions caused by malfunctioning climate-controlling satellites.

The film somewhat flopped in the USA but had a stronger following overseas.
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Blade Runner 2049 Blu-ray Disc January 16th, 2018

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Thriller, Warner on January 23rd, 2018 by Dave

Blade Runner 2049 Blu-ray

Science fiction fans will love the new Blade Runner 2049 Blu-ray release from Warner Home Video on January 16th, 2018.

Hampton Fancher and Michael Green wrote the screenplay for this stylish Sci-Fi thriller.

The film is of course a sequel to the 1982 film Blade Runner.

The story is set some thirty years later, where ‘Blade Runner’ LAPD Officer K  uncovers secrets that threaten the peace between humans and replicants.

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It Blu-ray Disc January 9th, 2018

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Warner on January 16th, 2018 by Dave

It Blu-ray

Warner Home Video kicked off the year with the Blu-ray and Ultra HD release for It on January 9th, 2018.

Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film, based on the novel from Stephen King.

The film tells the story of seven young ‘outsiders’ who in live in Derry, Maine.

The children are terrorized by a shape-shifting being that forces them to face their own personal demons.

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Dunkirk Blu-ray Disc December 19th, 2017

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, History, Thriller, War, Warner on December 31st, 2017 by Dave

Dunkirk Blu-ray

Warner Home Video’s big release this month is Dunkirk – on Blu-ray Disc December 19th, 2017.

Christopher Nolan wrote, directed, and co-produced this war movie that is about the Dunkirk evacuation in World War II.

The movie features a cast of largely unknown actors, along with Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, and Tom Hardy.

Dunkirk has very little dialogue – instead it creates suspense from cinematography and music.

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Annabelle Creation Blu-ray Disc October 24th, 2017

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, Mystery, New Line, Thriller, Warner on October 31st, 2017 by Dave

Annabelle Creation Blu-ray

Annabelle: Creation was unleashed by Warner Home Video on Blu-ray Disc on October 24th, 2017.

Gary Dauberman wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film.

It is a prequel to Annabelle, and the fourth installment in The Conjuring series.

The movie is effectively the origin story for the possessed Annabelle doll.

The film has grossed over $304 million worldwide against a $15M budget.

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The House Blu-ray Disc October 10th, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, New Line, Warner on October 19th, 2017 by Dave

The House Blu-ray

The House is a new Will Ferrell movie released on Blu-ray by Warner Home Video on October 10th, 2017.

Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O’Brien wrote the screenplay for this crime comedy, with Cohen also directing.

The story follows a couple that, in order to pay for their daughter’s college tuition, opens an underground casino.

The film received predominantly negative reviews from critics, and grossed $34 million worldwide.

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August 29th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Disney, Fox, HDR, Lionsgate, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Sony, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner on August 30th, 2017 by Dave

The release week August 29th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title The Lion King from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, in a ‘Circle of Life’ edition.

Disney also has The Lion King 1 1/2, along with the animated television release Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Three.

Top title from Paramount Home Entertainment is the new Baywatch movie, along with a 4K Ultra HD release for Baywatch, both with Dolby Atmos audio.

Paramount also has re-releases for a number of catalog titles, including The Addams FamilyWayne’s World and American Beauty this week.

More from the animated DCU with Batman and Harley Quinn from Warner Home Video, who also have Batman and Harley Quinn with a figurine, and Batman and Harley Quinn on Ultra HD.

Warner also has the DC Universe television title Gotham: The Complete Third Season, along with British TV title Ripper Street: Season Five from BBC Home Video.

One of my guilty pleasures this week is Steve Martin in The Man with Two Brains, also from Warner through the Warner Archive.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has a television title this week with the Starz series Black Sails: The Complete Fourth Season.

Indie titles include a special release for Ronin from Arrow Video, Prizzi’s Honor and Son of Paleface from Kino Lorber Incorporated, the complete series (in standard definition) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz from Discotek Media, and French film Heal the Living from Cohen Media Group.

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Everything Everything Blu-ray Disc August 15th, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Romance, Warner on August 28th, 2017 by Dave

Everything Everything Blu-ray

Everything, Everything is a movie for teens, released on Blu-ray Disc by Warner Home Video on August 15th, 2017.

This romantic drama film was written by J. Mills Goodloe, based on the young-adult novel by Nicola Yoon.

The story follows a teen named Madeline, who has lived isolated from the world due to an immuno-deficiency disease.

When new neighbors arrive, Maddy must make some choices involving the risk of leaving the safety of her cocoon.

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August 22nd Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in Blu-ray on August 22nd, 2017 by Dave

The release week August 22nd Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is also the first 4K Ultra HD title with Dolby Atmos audio from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Disney and Marvel also have the Neflix titles Daredevil: The Complete Second Season and Jessica Jones: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray this week.

Other popular television titles include Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 2 and The Walking Dead: The Complete Seventh Season from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Lionsgate also has the Academy Award winner Life is Beautiful in a re-release this week.

Warner Home Video also has television releases, including Lucifer: The Complete Second Season.

Indie titles include Sid and Nancy and La Poison from the Criterion Collection, and the Coen brothers’ film Barton Fink from Kino Lorber Incorporated.

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King Arthur Legend of the Sword Blu-ray Disc August 8th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fantasy, Warner on August 19th, 2017 by Dave

King Arthur Legend of the Sword Blu-ray

August 8th, 2017 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Guy Ritchie, Joby Harold and Lionel Wigram wrote the screenplay for this epic fantasy inspired by Arthurian legends.

The film stars Charlie Hunnam in the lead role, along with Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen and Eric Bana.

The film grossed $146 million worldwide against its $175 million production budget after critics panned the movie.

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