Entries for the ‘Sci-Fi’ Category

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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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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Suicide Squad Blu-ray 3D December 13th, 2016

Posted in 3D, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Warner on December 16th, 2016 by Dave

Suicide Squad Blu-ray 3D

The latest entry in the DC Comic Universe is out with the Warner Home Video Blu-ray 3D release for Suicide Squad 3D on December 13th, 2016.

David Ayer wrote the screenplay for this action super hero film, based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name.

It is the third film in the DC Extended Universe following Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

The story follows a team of misfit criminals coerced into being superheroes.

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Suicide Squad Blu-ray, 3D and Ultra HD Coming December 13th, 2016

Posted in 3D, 4K, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Fantasy, HDR, Pre-orders, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Ultra HD, Warner on November 16th, 2016 by Dave

Suicide Squad Blu-ray

December 13th, 2016 will mark the arrival of the new Warner Home Video Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D and 4K Ultra HD releases for Suicide Squad.

David Ayer wrote the screenplay based on the DC Comics antihero team.

It is the third film installment in the DC Extended Universe.

The story follows a secret government agency that recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions.

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Outlander Season Two Blu-ray Disc November 1st, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Sony, Television on November 10th, 2016 by Dave

Outlander Season Two Blu-ray

Outlander fans will enjoy the new Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for Outlander: Season Two this month.

The show is based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon.

The second season has 13 episodes and is based on the Dragonfly in Amber novel.

It stars Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall, a World War II nurse who finds herself transported back to 1743 Scotland.

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Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray 3D November 1st, 2016

Posted in 3D, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Commentary, Paramount, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Thriller on November 2nd, 2016 by Dave

Star Trek Beyond 3D Blu-ray 3D

The big release this week is Star Trek Beyond 3D, on Blu-ray 3D from Paramount Home Entertainment on November 1st.

Simon Pegg and Doug Jung collaborated on the screenplay for the film, based on the series created by Gene Roddenberry.

It is the thirteenth film in the Star Trek franchise and the third in the reboot series.

The film is dedicated to Anton Yelchin, who died a month before release, and fellow Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy, who passed away during pre-production.

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Ghostbusters Blu-ray Disc October 11th, 2016

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Comedy, Commentary, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Sony on October 13th, 2016 by Dave

Ghostbusters Blu-ray

This week’s top new title is the Sony Pictures Home Entertainment release Ghostbusters – on Blu-ray Disc October 11th, 2016.

Paul Feig and Katie Dippold wrote the screenplay for this supernatural action comedy.

With Bill Murray’s refusal to commit to the project and the death of Harold Ramis in 2014, Sony decided to reboot the series.

The film is thus the third feature movie in the Ghostbusters franchise.

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X-Men Apocalypse Blu-ray Disc October 4th, 2016

Posted in Action, Adventure, Blu-ray, Commentary, Fox, Marvel, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction on October 6th, 2016 by Dave

X-Men Apocalypse Blu-ray

Marvel fans will enjoy the arrival of the Fox Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for X-Men: Apocalypse on October 4th, 2016.

The X-Men characters from Marvel Comics are the basis for this superhero film.

The film is a sequel to X-Men: Days of Future Past and is the ninth installment in the X-Men film series.

Simon Kinberg penned the screenplay from a story he conceived along with director Bryan Singer, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris.

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Outlander Season Two Blu-ray Coming November 1st, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Drama, Pre-orders, Romance, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Sony, Television on September 26th, 2016 by Dave

Outlander Season Two Blu-ray

Be sure to watch for the upcoming Sony Pictures Home Entertainment release for Outlander: Season Two – on Blu-ray Disc November 1st, 2016.

This television drama series is based on the series of novels by Diana Gabaldon.

The show is produced by Sony Pictures Television for the Starz premium cable network.

Fans will be pleased that Starz has renewed the series for a third and fourth season.

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Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray, 3D and Ultra HD Coming November 1st, 2016

Posted in 3D, 4K, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, HDR, Paramount, Pre-orders, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Thriller, Ultra HD on September 22nd, 2016 by Dave

Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray

Star Trek Beyond has been announced by Paramount Home Entertainment, scheduled for a November 1st, 2016 release on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, and 4K Ultra HD formats.

Amazon will also have an exclusive gift set that includes both 4K and Blu-ray 3D.

Simon Pegg and Doug Jung penned the screenplay, based on the series Star Trek created by Gene Roddenberry.

The film is the thirteenth film in the franchise and the third in the reboot series.

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