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Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Big Sick Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Allie Schembra
This acclaimed comedy is based on the real-life relationship and culture clash between comedian Jumail Nanjiani and his future wife, Emily Gordon. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail has to force himself to face her feisty parents, temper his family’s expectations, and follow his heart.




Cult of Chucky Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Allie Schembra
Confined to an asylum for the criminally insane for the past four years, Nica (Dourif) is wrongly convinced that she, not Chucky, murdered her entire family. But when her psychiatrist introduces a new group-therapy tool — a “Good Guy” doll — a string of grisly deaths plague the asylum and Nica starts to wonder if maybe she isn’t crazy after all. Andy (Vincent), Chucky’s now-grownup nemesis from the original Child’s Play, races to Nica’s aid. But to save her he’ll have to get past Tiffany (Tilly), Chucky’s long-ago bride, who will do anything, no matter how deadly or depraved, to help her beloved devil doll.

Slither Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Jami Ferguson
Writer Director James Gunn’s gag-inducing horror/comedy Slither has been re-released on Blu-ray and DVD. The Blu-ray contains new special features including an audio commentary with Gunn and actors Nathan Fillion and Michael Rooker. The film is not for the faint of heart and is inspired by many cult classics.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Jami Ferguson
Hold onto your capes! Based on the bestselling book series by Dav Pilkey, DreamWorks Animation presents Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. This outrageous family comedy tells the story of two overly imaginative best friends, George (Kevin Hart) and Harold (Thomas Middleditch), who hypnotize their principal (Ed Helms) into thinking he’s the hero from their comic books: Captain Underpants. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie also features the voice talent of Nick Kroll as Professor Poopypants.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Mummy (2017) 4K Ultra HD Review

Reviewed by Sean Ferguson
An ancient evil is unleashed after centuries of captivity and her lust for revenge threatens to destroy the world in The Mummy. Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible franchise, Top Gun) battles the ultimate evil in a breathtaking version of the legendary and mystical monster that has captivated and terrified humankind for centuries. Thought safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella, Star Trek Beyond,Kingsman: The Secret Service) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day. Her malevolence has grown over millennia and with it come terrors that defy human comprehension. From the sands of the Middle East through modern-day London, The Mummy balances wonder, thrills, and imagination. With more than an hour of never-before-seen bonus features, The Mummy 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD reveal the deepest secrets behind this sumptuous and wonder-filled epic.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Baywatch 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Jami Ferguson
When a dangerous crime wave hits the beach, legendary Lt. Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson, The Fate of the Furious) leads his elite squad of badass lifeguards on a mission to prove you don't have to wear a badge to save the bay. Joined by a trio of hot-shot recruits including former Olympian Matt Brody (Zac Efron, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising), they'll ditch the surf and go deep undercover to take down a ruthless businesswoman (Priyanka Chopra, TV's "Quantico"), whose devious plans threaten the future of the bay. Fans will appreciate the cameos and homages to the original and newcomers will find much to love about the band of lifeguards acting way outside their job descriptions.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Star Wars Rebels: The Complete Season Three Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Sean Ferguson
Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Three delivers all 22 action-packed episodes of the hit CG animated series’ third season, plus exclusive, never-before-seen bonus material on Blu-ray and DVD! The story threads begin to tighten in this thrilling season of Star Wars Rebels, drawing connections to "The Clone Wars," Rogue One and the original Star Wars trilogy into the series’ epic story-line. Having established a secret base on Atollon, the Ghost crew, now led by a more powerful Ezra, strengthens the Rebel fleet by acquiring new resources and recruits eager to stand against the Empire. However, the Imperial efforts to eliminate the Rebellion are now being led by the coldly analytical Grand Admiral Thrawn, whose strategic, tactical and cultural insights make him a threat unlike any they have faced before. Ezra and Sabine must take on new roles and challenges as the Rebels prepare for their biggest mission yet – a direct assault on the Empire.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Snatched Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Jami Ferguson
Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn get more action than they bargained for in the mother of all comedies! After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mom, Linda (Hawn), to travel with her to paradise. When the trip takes an unexpected turn, the polar opposite mother/daughter duo realize they must settle their differences and work together to escape the outrageous jungle adventure they’ve fallen into.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Cinematic Universe Edition) 4K Ultra HD Review

Reviewed by Sean Ferguson
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 marks the Studios first in-home title to release in stunning 4K Ultra HD format, providing consumers with the ultimate home entertainment experience with next-generation high dynamic range visuals and Dolby Atmos immersive audio. Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, the film’s storyline continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians (Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, and Bradley Cooper as Rocket) must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. This blockbuster sequel featuring the world’s favorite band of intergalactic misfits, blasts into homes Digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD on Aug. 8 and 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray on Aug. 22.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on October 10th

Written and directed by the incomparable John Hughes, the celebrated comedy Planes, Trains, and Automobiles makes an on-time arrival for its 30th anniversary on Blu-ray Combo Pack with a Digital HD copy and on DVD October 10, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Starring comedy greats Steve Martin and John Candy, the uproarious classic follows a businessman (Martin) who is struggling to get home for Thanksgiving, but burdened by one travel mishap after another, as well as the company of an annoying traveling salesman (Candy). Filled with outrageously funny situations and a generous helping of warmth, the film also features appearances by Michael McKean, Edie McClurg and Kevin Bacon.
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