Entries for the ‘Drama’ Category

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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Deepwater Horizon Blu-ray Disc January 10th, 2017

Posted in Action, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Lionsgate, Thriller on January 27th, 2017 by Dave

Deepwater Horizon Blu-ray

Lionsgate Home Entertainment kicked off the year with the Blu-ray release for Deepwater Horizon on January 10th, 2017.

Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan penned the screenplay for this action disaster film.

The story is based on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The film focuses on the dangers faced by those on board during the tragedy.

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The Accountant Blu-ray Disc January 10th, 2017

Posted in 4K, Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, Crime, Drama, HDR, Thriller, Ultra HD, Warner on January 13th, 2017 by Dave

The Accountant Blu-ray

Warner Home Video has started the year with the Blu-ray release for The Accountant on January 10th, 2017.

Bill Dubuque penned the screenplay for this crime thriller featuring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick and J. K. Simmons.

The film follows a high-functioning autistic public accountant who specializes in finding accounting discrepancies for the rich and dangerous.

The movie had mixed reviews but was a box-office success.

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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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Ben-Hur Blu-ray Disc December 13th, 2016

Posted in Action, Adventure, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Paramount on December 19th, 2016 by Dave

Ben-Hur Blu-ray

The recent Ben-Hur is the latest Blu-ray unleashed by Paramount Home Entertainment, with a December 13th, 2016 release.

Keith Clarke and John Ridley penned the screenplay for this historical epic.

The movie is the fifth film adaptation of the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace.

The film was a box office failure in the United States, though it was more successful in international markets.

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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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