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xXx: Return of Xander Cage X-plodes on 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray This May!

I was not a huge fan of this franchise going in, but I did manage to have a lot of fun with this one.  Hailed as “a crazy, stunt-filled action spectacular” (Scott Mendelson, Forbes) and “a shot of pure adrenaline” (Joey Nolfi, Entertainment Weekly), xXx: Return of Xander Cage x-plodes on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 16, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  X-cited fans can be the first to get it two weeks early on Digital HD May 2. Continue reading ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage X-plodes on 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray This May!’

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“THE RED TURTLE” Comes Ashore On Blu-ray This May

A remarkable collaboration between Academy Award®-winning director/animator Michael Dudok de Wit (2000, Best Animated Short Film, Father and Daughter) and the legendary animation house Studio Ghibli (2003 Academy Award®-winner, Best Animated Feature Spirited Away; My Neighbor Totoro), THE RED TURTLE arrives on Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital on May 2 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  A stunning, wordless examination of one man’s solitary search for survival and companionship, THE RED TURTLE was an Academy Award®-nominee for Best Animated Feature Film, won both the Annie Award for Best Independent Animated Film and the Un Certain Regard Prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and has a “Certified Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. THE RED TURTLE was also an official selection at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.

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TANK 432 Rolls Onto Blu-ray 411!

“Visually stunning, frequently terrifying, viscerally disturbing and genuinely thought-provoking… Tank 432 really, truly marks the arrival of a genuine talent.” – UK Horror Scene.  Available April 4th, 2017 from Scream Factory in conjunction with IFC Midnight comesTank 432,  a mind-bending plunge into hallucinatory terror from executive producer Ben Wheatley (Kill List, High-Rise).

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Exits The Franchise With A 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray This May

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the sixth and final installment in the worldwide franchise phenomenon, premieres on digital May 2 and 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD May 16 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil franchise) is back as the iconic zombie slayer Alice, who is forced to return to The Hive, where her story began. The Umbrella Corporation is gathering its undead forces for a final strike against the survivors of the apocalypse and Alice must prevent complete human extinction before it’s too late. Returning with Jovovich are franchise regulars Ali Larter (Final Destination), Shawn Roberts (Resident Evil: Retribution) and Iain Glen (“Game of Thrones”), alongside all-new cast members Ruby Rose (“Orange is the New Black”), Eoin Macken (“The Night Shift”) and William Levy (The Single Moms Club). Continue reading ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Exits The Franchise With A 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray This May’

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Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition Takes You To The Red Room on 4K Blu-ray This May! Ooh La La!

My fiancee is going to be excited about this!  The countdown begins for one of the most highly anticipated home entertainment debuts of the year. In 50 days, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will unleash Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition, plunging fans even deeper into the mesmerizing, hidden world of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, as the year’s hottest romance comes home on Digital HD on April 25, 2017 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand, on May 9, 2017.  The global film phenomenon sparked by E.L. James’ best-selling book trilogy returns with the second chapter of the darkly alluring tale that captivated the world. Fans can now stay in and have the ultimate at-home movie night with Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition, and this time, there are no rules and no secrets. Continue reading ‘Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition Takes You To The Red Room on 4K Blu-ray This May! Ooh La La!’

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Straw Dogs, Hitchcock’s The Lodger and More Coming to The Criterion Collection in June 2017

This June, Criterion will bring three of the most beloved classics of French cinema to Blu-ray for the first time with a newly restored edition of Marcel Pagnol‘s Marseille Trilogy, a sweeping saga set in the author’s native Provence that tracks the lives and loves of its characters over the course of a generation. A legend is born in The Lodger: A Story of the London Fogthe silent serial-killer thriller that Alfred Hitchcock considered his true debut, which is accompanied in our release by Downhillanother variation on the “wrong man” theme that the Master of Suspense returned to throughout his legendary body of work. Nicholas Ray kicked off his own renowned career with They Live By Nighta lyrical film noir that would be imitated by decades of lovers-on-the-run thrillers to come, now on Blu-ray for the first time. Dustin Hoffman stands his ground in Sam Peckinpah‘s notorious shocker Straw Dogspresented in a new 4K transfer with extensive features that explore the film’s production and controversies. And not to be missed: Kenji Mizoguchi‘s Ugetsuan indisputable classic of world cinema and perhaps the finest achievement of the master whom Jean-Luc Godard called “quite simply one of the greatest of filmmakers.”

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MONSTER TRUCKS Comes To Blu-ray April 11th!

Get ready for “big, big fun” (Max Evry, Coming Soon) when the “perfect family film” (Mike Reyes, Cinemablend) MONSTER TRUCKS revs up on Blu-ray Combo Pack April 11, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Get in the driver’s seat two weeks early with the Digital HD release on March 28.

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SXSW Review: The Honor Farm

SXSW“The Honor Farm” wants to simultaneously be a coming of age story and a horror story, but cannot overcome its bland mediocrity. It’s not focused enough to sustain interest, but it’s short enough to not walk out on. That’s the deceptive brilliance of the film; at under 80 minutes, by the time you realize just how meaningless the story is, it quickly comes to an end.

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Short Time Best Picture Winner LA LA LAND Comes To 4K UHD Blu-ray April 25th!

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) announced today that the dazzling Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-winning music-filled masterpiece La La Land arrives on Digital HD on April 11 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand April 25 from Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate Company. Written and directed by Academy Award® winning director Damien Chazelle and starring Oscar® Best Actor nominee Ryan Gosling and Oscar® Best Actress winner Emma Stone,La La Land tells the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern-day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. Continue reading ‘Short Time Best Picture Winner LA LA LAND Comes To 4K UHD Blu-ray April 25th!’

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The Ball Is Back With This Tall Order PHANTASM COLLECTION From Well Go USA!

Well Go USA Entertainment announced today the all-new bonus materials included in the upcoming THE PHANTASM COLLECTION, scheduled to release in a limited edition, six-disc Blu-ray box set on April 11. In addition to the previously released archival material included in the box set, Phantasm creator Don Coscarelli has produced hours of never-before-seen material, featuring new interviews with cast and filmmakers, as well as rare archival materials.

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Ice-T’s BLOODRUNNERS Sinks Its Fangs Into Blu-ray This March

Speakeasy Pictures and IMPULSE-FX have announced the March 7th Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and Digital HD release of the period action thriller Bloodrunners.  The latest feature from writer-director Dan Lantz (Blind Love, Felix Melman), Bloodrunners centers on a turf war between a crooked cop and a power-hungry vampire (Ice-T, “Law and Order: SVU”) over a small town soaked in illegal hooch during the height of Prohibition. Bloodrunners will be available to rent or own globally on iTunes and Steam and across the US and Canada on iTunes, Steam, Google Play, Xbox, Playstation and various cable platforms, including Comcast, Dish, Rogers and Shaw.  The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, featuring 1080p video, 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound and bonus features will be available on Amazon and the Bloodrunners official site.

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TALES FROM THE HOOD – Collector’s Edition From Scream Factory April 18th!

It’s a place where your worst fears can come to life. A place where it’s hard to tell nightmares from reality. A place where you will discover Tales from the Hood. Lauded for its take on complex social issues like police brutality and domestic abuse, this cult horror anthology from director Rusty Cundieff and executive producer Spike Lee makes its Blu-ray debut  April 18th, 2017 as a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray from Scream Factory. Tales from the Hood comes loaded with bonus features, including the new documentary Welcome to Hell: The Making of Tales from the Hood, which features new interviews with director/writer Rusty Cundieff, producer/writer Darin Scott, actors Corbin Bernsen Wings Hauser and Anthony Griffith, special effects supervisor Kenneth Hall, doll effects supervisors Charles Chiodo and Edward Chiodo; audio commentary with director/writer Rusty Cundieff, a making of Tales from the Hood featurette, original theatrical and TV spots, and more! Fans can preorder their copies now from ShoutFactory.com. Continue reading ‘TALES FROM THE HOOD – Collector’s Edition From Scream Factory April 18th!’

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James McAvoy Stars In The New Psychological Thriller SPLIT, On Blu-ray April 18th!

SplitWriter and Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, The Visit) delivers his most gripping film yet with SPLIT, an original psychological thriller available on Digital HD on April 4, 2017 and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on April 18, 2017, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Jason Blum (Insidious, Ouija, The Visit, The Purge series) returns to collaborate with Shyamalan in the box-office hit, starring James McAvoy (X-Men: Apocalypse, Victor Frankenstein). The frightening thriller SPLIT delves into the mysterious depths of one man’s fractured mind as a terror unlike the world has seen prepares to be unleashed. SPLIT offers viewers a closer look at the movie fans are raving about with a never-before-seen alternate ending, deleted scenes, character spotlight, and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film. Continue reading ‘James McAvoy Stars In The New Psychological Thriller SPLIT, On Blu-ray April 18th!’

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THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS Arrives On Blu-ray April 25

3D_RGB_THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS BLURAY OCARDStep into a future dystopia when the post-apocalyptic zombie thriller, The Girl with All the Gifts, arrives on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and Digital HD April 25 from Lionsgate. The film is currently available On Demand. Six-time Academy Award® nominee* Glenn Close stars alongside Gemma Arterton and Paddy Considine in this story of society’s breakdown after the outbreak of an unprecedented plague. Hailed as “an effective, scary, and emotional zombie movie” by ComingSoon.net, it was shown during Midnight Madness at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Based on the critically acclaimed, Edgar Award-winning short story, “Iphigenia in Aulis“ by M.R. Carey, continue on to learn more about this release.

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Underworld: Blood Wars Slays On Blu-ray and 4K This April

Underworld Blood Wars 4KThe fifth installment in the blockbuster franchise, the high-octane sci-fi thriller, Underworld: Blood Wars, debuts on digital April 11 and 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD April 25 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Kate Beckinsale (Underworld franchise) returns as iconic Death Dealer Selene, more powerful than ever before. As the war between Vampires and Lycans escalates, Selene must end the battle that has raged for centuries, once and for all. Underworld: Blood Wars also stars Theo James (The Divergent Series), Lara Pulver (Edge of Tomorrow), Tobias Menzies (“Outlander”), Bradley James (“Damien”), James Faulkner (“Game of Thrones”) and Charles Dance (“Game of Thrones”). Continue reading ‘Underworld: Blood Wars Slays On Blu-ray and 4K This April’

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Saturday Night Fever’s Director Cut Boogies onto Blu-ray This May

Saturday Night Fever Director's CutThis announcement has the power to turn a frown upside down!  The film that both captured and defined a generation celebrates its 40th anniversary with the Director’s Cut of Saturday Night Fever arriving on Blu-ray and Digital HD for the first time ever on May 2, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  With John Travolta’s electrifying Oscar-nominated performance, the Bee Gees’ explosive soundtrack and, of course, the unforgettable dancing, Saturday Night Fever captured the angst and brio of the time and had an indelible impact on popular culture.  40 years later, the film about a Brooklyn kid with no prospects who lives for Saturday night continues to be revered and celebrated. Continue reading ‘Saturday Night Fever’s Director Cut Boogies onto Blu-ray This May’

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What Rhymes With 4K? PATRIOT’S DAY! Own It Own 4K UHD Blu-ray March 28th!

Patriots-DayWitness the heroism behind one of the most sophisticated manhunts in law enforcement history in the critically acclaimed film PATRIOTS DAY, arriving on Digital HD March 14 and 4k Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD, and On Demand March 28 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and CBS Films.

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The BYE BYE MAN Says Hello on Blu-Ray 4/25 and Digital 4/11

ByeByeMan cropThe Bye Bye Man introduces a psychological force of evil who grows in power every time you think of his name or say it out loud. When three college friends stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man, they discover that there is only one way to avoid his curse: don’t think it, don’t say it. But once the Bye Bye Man gets inside your head, he takes control, making you see and do the most unspeakable acts committed by man. Is there a way to survive his possession?  Starring Douglas Smith (Ouija) and Carrie Anne-Moss (The Matrix). Be the first to own the all-new unrated version with shocking never-before-seen footage, available on Blu-ray and Digital HD! Continue reading ‘The BYE BYE MAN Says Hello on Blu-Ray 4/25 and Digital 4/11’

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