Monday, October 20, 2014

Justified: The Complete Fifth Season Will Hit the Bullseye on Blu-ray and DVD on December 2nd!

The Emmy Award-winning "Justified" returns for its fifth season with Dewey Crowe heading north to invest a $300,000 settlement from the Marshals Service in a brothel owned by Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins), but it isn’t long before his cousin Daryl Jr. and the rest of their Florida crime family arrive to cash in, too. As Daryl looks to consolidate the business in Harlan, Boyd’s efforts to help Ava (Joelle Carter) fix her murder trial run aground, forcing him to reach out to ruthless crime bosses from Lexington, Detroit, and even Canada and Mexico. With the Crowes complicating life in Harlan, Boyd enters into a series of ill-fated alliances that threaten to bring him down and expose Raylan Givens’ (Timothy Olyphant) involvement in a mobster’s questionable death. With Raylan’s future in doubt, a revenge attack catches Art (Nick Searcy) in its crosshairs, unleashing a federal investigation that throws the Crowes into turmoil and puts Boyd on a collision course with the law.

The Dead 2 Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Allie Schembra
Two years ago, filmmakers Howard J. Ford and Jon Ford took international audiences on an unforgettable journey through a zombie-infected African veldt with the critically acclaimed and audience favorite The Dead. The first international zombie film production to be shot in India, The Dead 2 utilizes the spectacular vistas of Rajasthan, Delhi and Mumbai to create yet another unforgettable journey into the heart of darkness baked in sunlight. Unfolding across an epic vista of breathtaking scope, thrilling action, death-defying stunts and spine-chilling fright, yet always keeping the emotional resonance in focus, The Ford Brothers’ The Dead 2 once again melds the terror of the end of the world, with the inspiration of the human drive to survive.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Words and Pictures Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Allie Schembra
Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche (Best Actress in a Supporting Role, The English Patient, 1996) and Academy Award nominee Clive Owen (Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Closer, 2004) deliver "a great Hepburn/Tracy rapport" (Entertainment Weekly) in "one of the best films of the year," (NPR) Words and Pictures. Prep school English teacher Jack Marcus (Owen) meets his match in Dina Delsanto (Binoche) - an abstract painter, and new teacher on campus - and challenges her to a war between words and pictures...and, in the process, sparks an unlikely romance.

Clive Barker's Lord of Illusions: Collector's Edition Will Appear on Blu-ray on December 16th

In the world where magic is real, death is the ultimate illusion. From best-selling author and celebrated director Clive Barker comes a supernatural thriller that rips apart the boundaries between sanity and madness, and between the art of illusion and the terrifying forces of magic. Written and directed by Clive Barker (Nightbreed) and based on his popular short story, The Last Illusion (from Books of Blood Vol. 6), the 1995 cult film classic LORD OF ILLUSIONS stars Scott Bakula (Quantum Leap), Kevin J. O’Connor (The Mummy), Famke Janssen (X-Men, Taken,Hemlock Grove) and Daniel Von Bargen (Crimson Tide, The Faculty).

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The November Man Will Journey to Blu-ray, Digital HD, and DVD on November 25th

Pierce Brosnan stars in this action-packed spy thriller set in the ruthless world of international espionage. Code named The November Man; Peter Devereaux (Brosnan) is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent, who has been living in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement to safeguard a beautiful witness targeted for assassination (Olga Kurylenko), he’s drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse with his former friend and protégé David Mason (Luke Bracey). With no one to trust, Peter must survive Mason’s relentless assault, and root out a suspected CIA mole who may pose the greatest threat of all.

Draft Day Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Jami Ferguson
Leading up to the 2014 NFL Kickoff, Lionsgate will release the thrilling sports drama, Draft Daystarring sports movie icon and Academy Award winner Kevin Costner (Best Picture and Best Director, Dances with Wolves, 1990; Bull Durham, Field of Dreams), written by Rajiv Joseph & Scott Rothman, and directed by legendary director Ivan Reitmanthe film was made in exclusive partnership with the NFL, allowing unprecedented access to the actual 2013 NFL Draft, an event drawing higher ratings than the playoffs for baseball, basketball and hockey. Featuring an all-star cast including Jennifer Garner (Dallas Buyers Club), Denis Leary (The Amazing Spiderman), Frank Langella (Superman Returns), Sam Elliott (The Big Lebowski), Sean Combs (Monster’s Ball), Terry Crews (The Expendables franchise), Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (feature film debut), Tom Welling (TV’s “Smallville”), with Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn (Best Actress, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, 1974) and Chadwick Boseman (42), Draft Day goes behind-the-scenes of the high-stakes, action-packed world of the NFL Draft. 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Intruders Invade Blu-ray and DVD on December 23rd

BBC Home Entertainment will release the eight-part suspense series Intruders on Blu-ray and DVD on December 23, 2014. From writer and executive producer Glen Morgan (The X-Files), Intruders is a chilling tale that spins a fascinating and complex web of drama in the moody Pacific Northwest. John Simm (Doctor Who, Life on Mars) and Academy Award-winner Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite, Norma Jean & Marilyn) star in this paranormal thriller about a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of the living. The Hollywood Reporter called the series “…spooky and riveting, a paranormal thriller as addictive as anything on television.” The Blu-ray and DVD includes “Inside the Intruders” a special behind-the-scenes look at the series featuring interviews with John Simm, Mira Sorvino, Glen Morgan and more.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Americans: Season Two Will Come to DVD on December 16th

One of television’s most exhilarating series, The Americans, returns for Season 2 – with more danger, more intrigue and more steamy alliances. Technological advances have escalated Cold War tensions to an all-time high, and undercover KGB operatives Elizabeth and Philip Jennings (Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys) face the growing threat of discovery. As their assignments grow more deadly, their family is in more danger, and their loyalties are tested like never before in this thrilling series.



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