Entries for the ‘Drama’ Category

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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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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Game of Thrones Season Six Blu-ray November 15th, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fantasy, HBO, Television, Warner on November 18th, 2016 by Dave

Game of Thrones Season Six Blu-ray

The Game of Thrones: Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray set has been unleashed by HBO Home Video this week on November 15th, 2016.

The season premiered on April 24, 2016 and mostly extends the story from George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

The fan favourite show is filmed primarily in Northern Ireland, Spain, and Croatia.

Game of Thrones won 12 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama.

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Game of Thrones Season Six Blu-ray Giveaway Winner

Posted in Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Contests, Drama, Fantasy, HBO, Warner on November 16th, 2016 by Dave

gameofthronesthecomplete6thseasonI am excited to announce the Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Giveaway winner.

JD from Mattawan Michigan has won the complete sixth season of Game of Thrones on Blu-ray Disc from HBO Home Video, which comes with with Dolby Atmos audio and a collection of supplements.

Congratulations to JD and thanks to Warner and HBO for supplying the product for this giveaway.

 

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

Posted in Action, Adventure, Blu-ray, Drama, Paramount, Pre-orders on November 14th, 2016 by Dave

Ben-Hur Blu-ray

Be sure to watch for the upcoming Paramount Home Entertainment Blu-ray release Ben-Hur – on Blu-ray Disc December 13th, 2016.

Keith Clarke and John Ridley wrote the screenplay for this historical action drama.

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

The film was not very successful in the United States, though it was more successful internationally.

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Game of Thrones Season Six Blu-ray Giveaway

Posted in Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Contests, Drama, Fantasy, HBO, Warner on November 11th, 2016 by Dave

gameofthronesthecomplete6thseasonI am excited to announce the Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Giveaway courtesy of our friends at HBO Home Video.

Up for grabs is the complete sixth season of Game of Thrones on Blu-ray Disc from HBO Home Video, which comes with with Dolby Atmos audio and a collection of supplements.

To enter the contest, simply head to this page and enter your information. To qualify for the contest I am asking that you Like the Blu-ray Stats page on Facebook.

If you already like the page, you are good to go!

Feel free to share the Facebook posting about the contest with your friends and/or to add any additional comments at the end of the form.

Rules – Form must be filled out complete with proper email, address and ZIP code. Must be a resident of the United States. One entry per person. Must claim prize within 48 hours of notification. Contest closes November 14th 2016 at midnight, Pacific Time. Winner must be following the Blu-rayStats Facebook page when the contest closes.

Thanks and best of luck!