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Justice League Blu-ray Disc March 13th, 2018

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Super Hero, Warner on March 22nd, 2018 by Dave

Justice League Blu-ray

Justice League is the new key Blu-ray title this month for Warner Home Video, released on March 13th, 2018.

Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon wrote the screenplay for this superhero film.

This fifth installment in the DC Extended Universe features Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg saving the earth from Steppenwolf.

With an estimated production budget of $300 million, Justice League is one of the most expensive films ever made.

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Blade Runner 2049 Blu-ray Disc January 16th, 2018

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Thriller, Warner on January 23rd, 2018 by Dave

Blade Runner 2049 Blu-ray

Science fiction fans will love the new Blade Runner 2049 Blu-ray release from Warner Home Video on January 16th, 2018.

Hampton Fancher and Michael Green wrote the screenplay for this stylish Sci-Fi thriller.

The film is of course a sequel to the 1982 film Blade Runner.

The story is set some thirty years later, where ‘Blade Runner’ LAPD Officer K  uncovers secrets that threaten the peace between humans and replicants.

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It Blu-ray Disc January 9th, 2018

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Warner on January 16th, 2018 by Dave

It Blu-ray

Warner Home Video kicked off the year with the Blu-ray and Ultra HD release for It on January 9th, 2018.

Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film, based on the novel from Stephen King.

The film tells the story of seven young ‘outsiders’ who in live in Derry, Maine.

The children are terrorized by a shape-shifting being that forces them to face their own personal demons.

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Annabelle Creation Blu-ray Disc October 24th, 2017

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, Mystery, New Line, Thriller, Warner on October 31st, 2017 by Dave

Annabelle Creation Blu-ray

Annabelle: Creation was unleashed by Warner Home Video on Blu-ray Disc on October 24th, 2017.

Gary Dauberman wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film.

It is a prequel to Annabelle, and the fourth installment in The Conjuring series.

The movie is effectively the origin story for the possessed Annabelle doll.

The film has grossed over $304 million worldwide against a $15M budget.

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August 29th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Disney, Fox, HDR, Lionsgate, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Sony, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner on August 30th, 2017 by Dave

The release week August 29th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title The Lion King from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, in a ‘Circle of Life’ edition.

Disney also has The Lion King 1 1/2, along with the animated television release Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Three.

Top title from Paramount Home Entertainment is the new Baywatch movie, along with a 4K Ultra HD release for Baywatch, both with Dolby Atmos audio.

Paramount also has re-releases for a number of catalog titles, including The Addams FamilyWayne’s World and American Beauty this week.

More from the animated DCU with Batman and Harley Quinn from Warner Home Video, who also have Batman and Harley Quinn with a figurine, and Batman and Harley Quinn on Ultra HD.

Warner also has the DC Universe television title Gotham: The Complete Third Season, along with British TV title Ripper Street: Season Five from BBC Home Video.

One of my guilty pleasures this week is Steve Martin in The Man with Two Brains, also from Warner through the Warner Archive.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has a television title this week with the Starz series Black Sails: The Complete Fourth Season.

Indie titles include a special release for Ronin from Arrow Video, Prizzi’s Honor and Son of Paleface from Kino Lorber Incorporated, the complete series (in standard definition) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz from Discotek Media, and French film Heal the Living from Cohen Media Group.

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King Arthur Legend of the Sword Blu-ray Disc August 8th, 2017

Posted in Action, Adventure, Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Fantasy, Warner on August 19th, 2017 by Dave

King Arthur Legend of the Sword Blu-ray

August 8th, 2017 marked the arrival of the Warner Home Video Blu-ray release for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Guy Ritchie, Joby Harold and Lionel Wigram wrote the screenplay for this epic fantasy inspired by Arthurian legends.

The film stars Charlie Hunnam in the lead role, along with Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen and Eric Bana.

The film grossed $146 million worldwide against its $175 million production budget after critics panned the movie.

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August 8th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Criterion, Fox, HBO, HDR, Lionsgate, Paramount, Shout! Factory, Television, Ultra HD, Warner, Well Go USA on August 9th, 2017 by Dave

The release week August 8th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title King Arthur: Legend of the Sword from Warner Home Video.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is also available as a 4K Ultra HD release from Warner, with both versions featuring Dolby Atmos audio.

Fox Home Entertainment has Amy Schumer in Snatched this week, along with a 4K release for Snatched and the latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul movie.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment releases this week include The Exception.

Indie releases include new Collector’s Editions of Re-Animator from Arrow Video and Fargo from Shout! Factory, as well as The Breaking Point from Criterion Collection.

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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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July 18th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 3D, 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Criterion, Dolby Vision, HDR, Shout! Factory, Sony, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner, Well Go USA on July 19th, 2017 by Dave

The release week July 18th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title Kong: Skull Island from Warner Home Video.

There is also a Blu-ray 3D Kong: Skull Island release and 4K Ultra HD Kong: Skull Island release, all with Dolby Atmos audio.

Warner also has the television title The 100: The Complete Fourth Season from Warner Archive Collection.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has Resident Evil: Vendetta this week, along with Resident Evil: Vendetta on Ultra HD with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.

Other television titles this week include The Expanse: Season Two from Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Grantchester: The Complete Third Season from PBS Home Video.

Foreign titles include the Russian film Stalker from the Criterion Collection.

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July 11th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery

Posted in 4K, Atmos, Blu-ray, Broad Green Pictures, Criterion, Dolby Vision, DTS:X, HDR, Lionsgate, Music Box Films Home Entertainment, Sony, Ultra HD, Universal, Warner on July 12th, 2017 by Dave

The release week July 11th Blu-ray Cover Art Gallery for 2017 features top title The Fate of the Furious from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Universal also has The Fate of the Furious on 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision HDR – both versions feature DTS:X audio.

Also watch for Peter Jackson’s King Kong on Ultra HD, with DTS:X on a triple layer 100GB disc, and an anniversary Blu-ray release for Smokey and the Bandit from Universal.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has the animated family title Smurfs: The Lost Village this week, with only the 4K Ultra HD version of Smurfs: The Lost Village featuring Dolby Atmos audio.

Sony also has Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element on Ultra HD this week.

Indie titles this week include The Lost City of Z from Broad Green Pictures, A Quiet Passion from Music Box Films Home Entertainment, and The Man from Planet X from Shout! Factory.

Meanwhile the Criterion Collection is releasing the French movie L’argent and the Italian Roberto Rossellini’s War Trilogy on Blu-ray this week.

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