Entries for the ‘Drama’ Category

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Unforgettable Blu-ray Disc July 25th, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Thriller, Warner on August 6th, 2017 by Dave

Unforgettable Blu-ray

Unforgettable is a new dark thriller unleashed by Warner Home Video with a July 25th, 2017 Blu-ray release.

Christina Hodson wrote the screen play for this psychological thriller.

The story follows a divorcée who begins to torment the new fiancé of her ex-husband.

Things get out of hand when an abusive ex-boyfriend is thrown into the mix.

Notably the movie has a female director and two female lead characters.


Ghost in the Shell Blu-ray Disc July 25th, 2017

Posted in Action, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Paramount, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Thriller on July 31st, 2017 by Dave

Ghost in the Shell Blu-ray

Ghost in the Shell is a key Blu-ray title released by Paramount Home Entertainment on July 25th, 2017.

This science fiction action film was written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler, and Ehren Kruger.

The film is based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow.

The story is set in a near future, when the line between humans and robots is blurred, and a cyborg supersoldier seeks out her past.


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.


Live by Night Blu-ray Disc March 21st, 2017

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Crime, Drama, Warner on March 24th, 2017 by Dave

Live by Night Blu-ray

Live by Night is the latest Blu-ray title unleashed by Warner Home Video on March 21st, 2017.

This crime drama was written, directed, and co-produced by Ben Affleck, based on the novel by Dennis Lehane.

The story follows the life on an Ybor City bootlegger who becomes a notorious gangster.

The film saw wide release on January 13, 2017 to mixed reviews and didn’t do so well at the box office.


Collateral Beauty Blu-ray Disc March 14th, 2017

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, New Line, Romance, Warner on March 17th, 2017 by Dave

Collateral Beauty Blu-ray

March 14th, 2017 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray Disc release for Collateral Beauty.

Allan Loeb wrote and co-produced the screenplay for this ‘modern fable’ set during the New York holiday season.

The film follows a man who tries to cope with his daughter’s death by writing letters to time, death and love.

While the movie was largely panned by critics, it was somewhat successful in the cinema.