Entries for the ‘Biography’ Category

Sully Blu-ray Disc December 20th, 2016

Posted in Atmos, Biography, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Warner on December 22nd, 2016 by Dave

Sully Blu-ray

Clint Eastwood’s latest movie Sully saw Blu-ray and Ultra HD release this week on December 20th, 2016 from Warner Home Video.

Todd Komarnicki wrote this biographical drama based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Chesley Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow.

The film features Tom Hanks and follows the events surrounding Sullenberger’s 2009 emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, in which all 155 passengers and crew survived.

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Sully Blu-ray and Ultra HD Coming December 20th, 2016

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Biography, Blu-ray, Drama, HDR, Pre-orders, Ultra HD, Warner on November 21st, 2016 by Dave

Sully Blu-ray

Sully has been announced by Warner Home Video, scheduled for a Blu-ray and Ultra HD release December 20th, 2016.

Todd Komarnicki penned the screenplay based on the autobiography Highest Duty by Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow.

The film follows Sullenberger’s emergency landing of a passenger jet on the Hudson River and the subsequent investigation.

All 155 passengers and crew survived the landing.

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The New World Blu-ray Coming July 26th, 2016

Posted in Biography, Blu-ray, Criterion, Drama, History, Pre-orders, Romance on April 20th, 2016 by Dave

The New World Blu-ray

Criterion Collection is planning The New World Blu-ray release for July 26th, 2016.

This romantic historical drama film was written and directed by auteur Terrence Malick.

The story depicts the founding of the Jamestown settlement and features historical figures Captain John Smith, Pocahontas, and John Rolfe.

The production crew included renown director of photography Emmanuel Lubezki.

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Joy Blu-ray and Ultra HD Coming May 3rd, 2016

Posted in 4K, Biography, Blu-ray, Comedy, Drama, Fox, HDR, Pre-orders, Ultra HD on April 9th, 2016 by Dave

Joy Blu-ray

May 3rd, 2016 will mark the arrival of the new Fox Home Entertainment Blu-ray and Ultra HD release for Joy.

This biographical comedy-drama film was written and directed by David O. Russell.

The movie is a fictionalized portrayal of how self-made millionaire Joy Mangano overcame her personal challenges.

Jennifer Lawrence won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for her performance as Mangano.

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Ip Man 3 Blu-ray Disc Coming April 19th, 2016

Posted in Action, Biography, Blu-ray, Drama, History, Pre-orders, Well Go USA on March 17th, 2016 by Dave

Ip Man 3 Blu-ray

Ip Man 3 has been announced by Well Go USA for release on Blu-ray Disc April 19th, 2016.

This Hong Kong biographical martial arts film features action choreography by Yuen Woo-ping.

It is the third in the Ip Man film series, based on the life of the Wing Chun grandmaster Yip Man.

The film received eight Hong Kong Film Award nominations, including Best Film and Best Director.

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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.

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The Big Short Blu-ray Disc Coming March 15th, 2016

Posted in Biography, Blu-ray, Comedy, Drama, DTS:X, Paramount, Pre-orders on February 25th, 2016 by Dave

The Big Short Blu-ray

The Big Short Blu-ray has been announced by Paramount Home Entertainment for release on March 15th, 2016.

This biographical comedy-drama is based on the non-fiction 2010 book of the same name by Michael Lewis about the financial crisis of 2007 – 2008, which was triggered by the housing market bubble.

The film is nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor for Christian Bale, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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The 33 Blu-ray Disc February 16th, 2016

Posted in Biography, Blu-ray, Commentary, Documentary, History, Warner on February 21st, 2016 by Dave

The 33 Blu-ray

Warner Home Video released The 33 Blu-ray this week on February 16th, 2016.

This English-language Chilean disaster-survival drama was written by Mikko Alanne, Craig Borten, and Jose Rivera.

The film is based on the true life events of the 2010 mining disaster in Chile, when a group of miners were trapped for two months inside the San Jose Mine.

The movie features Antonio Banderas as Mario Sepulveda, who was a leader of sorts among the 33.

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Black Mass Blu-ray Disc February 16th, 2016

Posted in Biography, Blu-ray, Commentary, Crime, Drama, Warner on February 18th, 2016 by Dave

Black Mass Blu-ray

Warner Home Video’s Black Mass Blu-ray release is Johnny Depp’s latest film, which hit stores February 16th, 2016.

This crime drama was written by Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth, based on the book Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill.

The movie follows the criminal career of infamous Irish-American mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, and had its world premiere at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival.

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

Posted in 3D, 4K, Action, Adventure, Biography, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Drama, History, Pre-orders, Thriller, Warner on February 8th, 2016 by Dave

In the Heart of the Sea Blu-ray 3D

Warner has scheduled its In the Heart of the Sea Blu-ray 3D, Ron Howard’s latest film, for release on March 8th, 2016.

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.

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