Entries for the ‘Western’ Category

Magnificent Seven Blu-ray and Ultra HD Coming December 20th

Posted in 4K, Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Pre-orders, Sony, Western on November 7th, 2016 by Dave

The Magnificent Seven Blu-ray

The Magnificent Seven has been announced by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, scheduled for a December 20th, 2016 release.

Nic Pizzolatto and Richard Wenk wrote the screenplay based on the 1960 western film.

That film was in turn was a remake of the 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai.

It is the story of a town who hires a group of seven mercenaries and outlaws to help them against a corrupt industrialist.

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The Revenant Blu-ray Disc April 19th, 2016

Posted in Adventure, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fox, Thriller, Western on April 21st, 2016 by Dave

The Revenant Blu-ray

The Revenant Blu-ray is big release from Fox Home Entertainment with an April 19th, 2016 release.

This survival drama was directed, co-produced, and co-written by Alejandro G. Inarritu.

The screenplay was based in part on Michael Punke’s novel inspired by the experiences of frontiersman Hugh Glass.

The story follows Glass’ quest for survival and revenge after one of his men betrays him and leaves him to die.

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The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Disc March 29th, 2016

Posted in Anchor Bay, Blu-ray, Commentary, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western on March 31st, 2016 by Dave

The Hateful Eight Blu-ray

The Hateful Eight is a new key Blu-ray title released by Anchor Bay Entertainment on March 29th, 2016.

This western thriller was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino in his eighth feature film.

The story features eight strangers who shelter in a lodge from a snow storm, some time after the American Civil War.

The movie was shot on 65mm film and the score was Ennio Morricone’s first complete Western score in 35 years.

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The Revenant Blu-ray Coming April 19th, 2016

Posted in 4K, Adventure, Blu-ray, Drama, Fox, Pre-orders, Thriller, Ultra HD, Western on March 2nd, 2016 by Dave

The Revenant Blu-ray

Be sure to watch for the upcoming Fox Home Entertainment Blu-ray release The Revenant – on Blu-ray Disc and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray April 19th, 2016.

This historical adventure was directed, co-produced, and co-written by Alejandro G. Inarritu.

The screenplay is based in part on Michael Punke’s novel with the same title.

The story is inspired by the experiences of Hugh Glass in 1823, in what is now Montana and South Dakota.

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The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Coming March 29th

Posted in Anchor Bay, Blu-ray, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Pre-orders, Thriller, Western on February 19th, 2016 by Dave

The Hateful Eight Blu-ray

The Hateful Eight Blu-ray release has been announced by Anchor Bay Entertainment, scheduled for March 29th, 2016.

This western thriller was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.

It is the story of eight strangers who seek refuge from a blizzard in a stagecoach stopover some time after the American Civil War.

The score was composed by Ennio Morricone, and was his first complete western score in 35 years.

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Slow West Blu-ray Disc Released on July 7th, 2015

Posted in Action, Blu-ray, Commentary, Lionsgate, Thriller, Western on July 10th, 2015 by Dave

Slow West Blu-ray

Today I am taking a closer look at the Lionsgate Home Entertainment release for Slow West – on Blu-ray Disc July 7th, 2015.

This western was written and directed by John Maclean in his directorial debut.

The story follows Jay Cavendish and Silas Selleck as they journey across the west in search of Jay’s lost love Rose.

The film premiered at Sundance, where it was awarded the World Cinema Jury Prize: Dramatic Winner.

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