Entries for the ‘Thriller’ 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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xXx Return of Xander Cage Blu-ray Disc May 16th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Paramount, Thriller on May 21st, 2017 by Dave

xXx Return of Xander Cage Blu-ray

xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a new key Blu-ray title released by Paramount Home Entertainment on May 16th, 2017.

F. Scott Frazier wrote the screenplay for this action thriller.

It is the third installment in the xXx franchise, following xXx and xXx: State of the Union, with the Xander Cage character returning from ‘the dead’.

The film was very successful at the box office, becoming the eighth highest-grossing film of 2017.

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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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Jason Bourne Blu-ray and Ultra HD December 6th, 2016

Posted in 4K, Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, DTS:X, Thriller, Ultra HD, Universal on December 9th, 2016 by Dave

Jason Bourne Blu-ray

The latest Bourne movie hit shelves December 6th with Jason Bourne on Blu-ray Disc and 4K Ultra HD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Paul Greengrass and Christopher Rouse wrote the screenplay for this fifth film in the action thriller franchise.

It is 10 years later and Bourne remains on the run from CIA hit squads as he delves into his father’s past.

The film saw mixed reviews but was a box office success.

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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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Mechanic Resurrection Blu-ray and Ultra HD Coming November 22nd

Posted in 4K, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Crime, Lionsgate, Pre-orders, Thriller, Ultra HD on October 31st, 2016 by Dave

Mechanic Resurrection Blu-ray

Mechanic: Resurrection has been announced by Lionsgate Home Entertainment, scheduled for a November 22nd, 2016 release on Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD.

Philip Shelby and Tony Mosher penned the screenplay for this action thriller.

It follows on from the 2011 film The Mechanic, which in turn was a remake of the 1972 film.

The film again features Jason Statham in the role of Arthur Bishop.

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Lights Out Blu-ray Disc October 25th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, New Line, Thriller, Warner on October 26th, 2016 by Dave

Lights Out Blu-ray

Lights Out is the latest horror Blu-ray unleashed by Warner Home Video, scheduled just in time for Halloween on October 25th, 2016.

Eric Heisserer wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film based on an original short film by David F. Sandberg.

The story follows a family that is terrorized by a specter that hides in the shadows.

The film has been a big financial success, grossing over $147 million against a budget under $5M.

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Jason Bourne Blu-ray and Ultra HD Coming December 6th

Posted in 4K, Action, Blu-ray, DTS:X, HDR, Pre-orders, Thriller, Ultra HD, Universal on October 21st, 2016 by Dave

Jason Bourne Blu-ray

Jason Bourne has been announced by Universal Studios Home Entertainment for release on Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD on December 6th, 2016.

Director Paul Greengrass and editor Christopher Rousehe wrote the fifth installment of the Bourne film series.

Matt Damon reprises his role as the main character Jason Bourne.

Bourne is still on the run from the CIA as he tries to learn about his father with the help of Nicky Parsons.

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