Entries for the ‘Comedy’ Category

Going in Style Blu-ray Disc August 1st, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, New Line, Warner on August 7th, 2017 by Dave

Going in Style Blu-ray

Warner Home Video kicked off August with the Blu-ray release for Going in Style on August 1st, 2017.

Theodore Melfi wrote the screenplay for this crime heist comedy film.

The movie is loosely based on the 1979 film of the same name.

The story follows retirees who plan to rob a bank after their pensions are cancelled.

The film received mixed reviews and grossed $84 million worldwide.

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CHIPS Blu-ray Disc June 27th, 2017

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, Warner on July 3rd, 2017 by Dave

CHIPS Blu-ray

June 27th, 2017 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for the buddy cop film CHIPS.

Dax Shepard wrote the screenplay for this action comedy, based on the 1977–1983 television series of the same name.

The movie imagines an origin story for the main characters and takes CHIPS into the R Rated comedy realm.

It received largely negative reviews from the critics and went on to earn $25 million worldwide.

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The Lego Batman Movie Blu-ray Disc June 13th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Animation, Atmos, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, Warner on June 18th, 2017 by Dave

The Lego Batman Movie Blu-ray

June 13th, 2017 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for The Lego Batman Movie.

Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern and John Whittington again teamed up for this computer-animated superhero comedy.

The film is of course a spin-off installment of The Lego Movie.

It is the third feature film to be produced by Warner Animation Group, and the second to be based on Lego properties.

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Fist Fight Blu-ray Disc May 30th, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, New Line, Warner on June 6th, 2017 by Dave

Fist Fight Blu-ray

Warner Home Video closed out May with the R rated comedy Fist Fight on Blu-ray Disc May 30th, 2017.

Van Robichaux and Evan Susser wrote the screenplay for the film that features Ice Cube and Charlie Day.

The premise of the movie is that one teacher challenges another to an after-school fight.

The film premiered in Los Angeles on February 13, 2017 and grossed $41 million worldwide.

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La La Land Blu-ray Disc April 25th, 2017

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Drama, Lionsgate, Music, Musical on April 29th, 2017 by Dave

La La Land Blu-ray

La La Land is a new key Blu-ray title released by Lionsgate Home Entertainment on April 25th, 2017.

Damien Chazelle both wrote the screenplay and directed this romantic musical comedy-drama.

The story follows a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles.

The movie has grossed $440 million worldwide on a production budget of $30 million.

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Monster Trucks Blu-ray Disc April 11th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, Paramount, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction on April 14th, 2017 by Dave

Monster Trucks Blu-ray

This week I am taking a closer look at the Paramount Home Entertainment family movie Monster Trucks, released on Blu-ray Disc April 11th, 2017.

This action-comedy film was written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Derek Connolly and Matthew Robinson.

The story follows a high-schooler who finds an escaped monster living in his truck.

The film received mixed reviews, and grossed just $84 million worldwide against its $125 million budget.

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Storks Blu-ray Disc December 20th, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Fantasy, Warner on January 4th, 2017 by Dave

Storks Blu-ray

Storks is a new computer animated Blu-ray title released by Warner Home Video on December 20th, 2016.

This buddy comedy film was written by Nicholas Stoller.

The movie follows the premise that the storks that used to deliver babies have moved on to the more lucrative package delivery service.

Things get more complicated though when the baby factory gets accidentally restarted.

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The Secret Life of Pets Blu-ray 3D December 6th, 2016

Posted in 3D, Adventure, Animation, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Comedy, Commentary, Family, Universal on December 11th, 2016 by Dave

The Secret Life of Pets Blu-ray 3D

The Secret Life of Pets 3D is the latest animated Blu-ray 3D title released by Universal Studios Home Entertainment on December 6th, 2016.

Brian Lynch, Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio wrote the script for this animated adventure comedy, which has become the highest grossing original animated film not produced by Disney or Pixar.

This buddy comedy produced by Illumination Entertainment follows Max and Duke – dogs forced to cohabitate after Max’s owner Katie adopts a new dog.

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Storks Blu-ray, 3D and Ultra HD Coming December 20th, 2016

Posted in 3D, 4K, Adventure, Animation, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, HDR, Pre-orders, Ultra HD, Warner on December 1st, 2016 by Dave

Storks Blu-ray

Watch for the upcoming Warner Home Video Blu-ray, 3D and 4K Ultra HD releases for Storks on December 20th, 2016.

Nicholas Stoller wrote the screenplay for this computer-animated adventure buddy comedy film.

The movie follows the lives of delivery storks who have moved on from delivering babies and now deliver packages instead.

That is until the baby factory creates a new unauthorized baby girl.

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War Dogs Blu-ray Disc November 22nd, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Crime, Drama, War, Warner on November 23rd, 2016 by Dave

War Dogs Blu-ray

November 22nd, 2016 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for War Dogs.

Todd Phillips, Jason Smilovic and Stephen Chin wrote the screenplay for this dark comedy based an article by Guy Lawson.

The story follows arms dealers Efraim Diveroli and David Packouz, who win a $300 million US Army contract to supply munitions for the Afghan National Army.

The film uses artistic license and events have been quite heavily fictionalized

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