[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Jungle Book’: Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Disney 1

[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Jungle Book’: Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Disney

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Director: Jon Favreau

Cast: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley

Release Date: August 30, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 9.5/10
Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2,” “Chef”) and produced by Favreau and Brigham Taylor (executive producer of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Tomorrowland”), “The Jungle Book” is a live-action epic adventure based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories, inspired by Disney’s classic 1967 animated film and centered on Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Jungle Book’: Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Disney”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Arrow: The Complete Fourth Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros

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Cast: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

Release Date: August 30, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 7.5/10

 

Synopsis:

After defeating his most formidable foe to date and riding off into the sunset with longtime flame Felicity Smoak, Oliver Queen (aka The Arrow) left Star City with the hopes of beginning a new life. But will Oliver ever truly be able to leave behind his past as The Arrow, and, if so, what becomes of the team he has worked so hard to assemble? Will military vet John Diggle, Oliver’s sister Thea Queen, and lawyer-turned-vigilante Laurel Lance continue Oliver’s fight without him? And with Malcolm Merlyn having ascended to the top of the League of Assassins as the new Ra’s al Ghul, is anyone really safe? Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Arrow: The Complete Fourth Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Two’: Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 30, 2016 From Disney & Lucasfilm

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Cast: Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall (VOICES)

Release Date: August 30, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 7/10

 

Synopsis:

Amid growing Imperial oppression on Lothal, the rebels are forced to seek out new allies throughout the galaxy and additional resources to sustain their fight against the Empire. With the help of Ahsoka Tano, the crew of the Ghost bands together with a secret rebel cell and ex-soldiers from the Clone Wars to join a fledgling alliance determined to restore peace and freedom to the galaxy.

As Ezra continues his journey to become a Jedi under Kanan’s guidance, the threat of the dark side looms large over the fate of the growing rebellion. Darth Vader himself will dispatch new Inquisitors to snuff any spark of resistance, setting the stage for a climactic showdown in which past lives will be revealed, terrible truths will be discovered, and the lives of our heroes will be changed forever. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Two’: Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 30, 2016 From Disney & Lucasfilm”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Nice Guys’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From Warner Bros

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Director: Shane Black

Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice

Release Date: August 23, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 9.5/10
Disc Rating: 7/10

Synopsis:

Set in 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Nice Guys’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow: The Complete First Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros

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Cast: Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill

Release Date: August 23, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 7.5/10

 

Synopsis:

From the creators of The Flash and Arrow comes this Super Hero team-up that combines characters from both series, as well as new heroes from the DC Comics pantheon.  Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront the unstoppable threat of the immortal Vandal Savage— a threat which not only puts the world at stake, but all of time itself. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow: The Complete First Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Ash Vs Evil Dead: The Complete First Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From Starz & Anchor Bay

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Cast: Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo

Release Date: August 23, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 7.5/10

 

Synopsis:

Campbell reprises his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons –personal and literal. Destiny, it turns out, has no plans to release the unlikely hero from its “Evil” grip. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Ash Vs Evil Dead: The Complete First Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From Starz & Anchor Bay”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Gotham: The Complete Second Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros

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Cast: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Robin Lord Taylor

Release Date: August 16, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

Darkness saturates Gotham in its triumphant second season as the city’s villains continue to rise from the shadows, each more ambitious and depraved than the last. As Penguin continues to solidify his control over Gotham’s underworld, the battle for power in the city has become a game of interesting alliances on both sides of the law – with detectives Jim Gordon and Harvey Bullock at the forefront of the fight against crime in the dangerously corrupt city. Season Two witnesses Gordon’s moral compass wavering as he confronts Gotham City’s most notorious criminals while simultaneously attempting to gain the trust of young Bruce Wayne, a boy now clearly on the path toward the man he is destined to be. And all the while, Gotham follows the intriguing origin stories and evolution of some of the city’s most infamous personalities, including Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Hugo Strange and Mr. Freeze. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Gotham: The Complete Second Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Clown’: Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 23, 2016 From TWC & Anchor Bay

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Director: Jon Watts

Cast: Andy Powers, Laura Allen, Peter Stormare

Release Date: August 23, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 8/10
Disc Rating: 6.5/10

Synopsis:

Clown is a story of a loving father who dons a clown outfit and makeup to perform at his son’s sixth birthday, only to later discover that the costume – red nose and wig included – will not come off and his own personality changes in a horrific fashion. To break the curse of the evil outfit, the father must make grim choices with his own family facing danger. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Clown’: Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 23, 2016 From TWC & Anchor Bay”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros

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Director: Sam Liu

Cast: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong (VOICES)

Release Date: August 2, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 7.5/10
Disc Rating: 7.5/10

Synopsis:

Based on the acclaimed graphic novel of the same name, Batman: The Killing Joke takes a journey into the dark psyche of the Clown Prince of Crime – from his humble beginnings as a struggling comedian to his fateful encounter with Batman that changes both of their lives forever. Years later, and now escaped from Arkham Asylum, The Joker devises a plan to prove that one bad day can make anyone as insane as he is – setting his sights on Commissioner Gordon. It’s up to the Dark Knight to put a stop to The Joker’s latest scheme and save one of Gotham City’s finest. Following a gripping prologue introducing Barbara Gordon’s heroic adventures alongside Batman as Batgirl, Batman: The Killing Joke stays true to the authentic tale that has held fans’ imaginations for nearly three decades – spotlighting the birth of a Super-Villain, the fortitude of a Super Hero and the punchline that will leave you speechless. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Angry Birds Movie’: Available On Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD & DVD August 16, 2016 From Sony

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Director(s): Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly

Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride (VOICES)

Release Date: August 16, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 6.5/10
Disc Rating: 8.5/10

Synopsis:

In the animated comedy-adventure, THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE, we’ll finally find out why the birds are so angry.  The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red (Jason Sudeikis), a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck (Josh Gad), and the volatile Bomb (Danny McBride) have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Angry Birds Movie’: Available On Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD & DVD August 16, 2016 From Sony”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ’11.22.63’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From Warner Bros

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Cast: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, George MacKay

Release Date: August 9, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 7/10

 

Synopsis:

Viewers hurtle deep into the unpredictable darkness of the American dream. James Franco stars as Jake Epping, a high school teacher at a loss with his life, who wants to make a difference and do something meaningful. Encouraged by his ailing friend (Chris Cooper), Jake journeys back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The story transports audiences into the world of 1960s Texas as Jake explores the multiple mysteries surrounding the alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald (Daniel Webber). But Jake’s mission faces threats not only from Oswald, but from Sadie (Sarah Gadon), a beautiful librarian he falls in love with, and from the Past itself… which doesn’t want to be changed. And if the Past doesn’t want to be changed, it will push back ­–often violently. With something for everyone, this edge-of-your seat mystery offers an epic and emotional thrill ride. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ’11.22.63’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Supergirl: The Complete First Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros

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Cast: Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh

Release Date: August 9, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 7/10

 

Synopsis:

Born on the doomed planet Krypton, Kara Zor-El escaped at the same time as her cousin, Superman, but didn’t arrive on Earth until years later after being lost in the Phantom Zone. Raised by her adopted family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex, and learned to hide the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin. Years later, at age 24, and now living in National City while working as an assistant for Catco Worldwide Media mogul Cat Grant, Kara has spent so many years trying to fit in that she forgot to ever stand out. All that changes when she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always destined to be. With the help of Daily Planet photographer James Olsen, her bioengineer sister Alex, and the research of the super-secret, off-the-grid Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO), who are tasked with keeping the Earth safe from aliens, Kara takes to the skies to protect her world.
Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Supergirl: The Complete First Season’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From DC Comics & Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Scooby-Doo! And WWE: Curse Of The Speed Demon’: Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 9, 2016 From WWE & Warner Bros

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Director: Tim Divar

Cast: Frank Welker, Matthew Lillard, The Undertaker (VOICES)

Release Date: August 9, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 8.5/10
Disc Rating: 7/10

Synopsis:

It’s pedal to the metal as Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the gang team up with the superstars of WWE in this hi-octane, all-new original movie! When Scooby and Mystery Inc. visit an off-road racing competition, it’s not long before strange events start to occur. A mysterious phantom racer, known only as Inferno, is causing chaos and determined to sabotage the race. It’s up Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and their new driving partner, The Undertaker, to save the race and solve the mystery. Along with other WWE superstars such as Triple H, Paige and Shamus, it’s time to start your engine and your appetite because Scooby-Doo and WWE are chasing down adventure and laughs just for you! Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Scooby-Doo! And WWE: Curse Of The Speed Demon’: Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 9, 2016 From WWE & Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Keanu’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From Warner Bros

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Director: Peter Atencio

Cast: Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Method Man

Release Date: August 2, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 7.5/10
Disc Rating: 7/10

 

Synopsis:

When Rell’s beloved kitten, Keanu, is catnapped, the hopelessly straight-laced pair must impersonate ruthless killers in order to infiltrate a street gang and retrieve the purloined feline. But the incredibly adorable kitten becomes so coveted that the fight over his custody creates a gang war, forcing our two unwitting heroes to take the law into their own hands. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Keanu’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Lobster’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From A24 & Lionsgate

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Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Cast: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux

Release Date: August 2, 2016

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 9/10
Disc Rating: 7/10

Synopsis:

In this highly imaginative, delightfully absurdist comedy, Colin Farrell stars as David, a man who has just been dumped by his wife.  To make matters worse, David lives in a society where single people have 45 days to find true love, or else they are turned into the animal of their choice and released into the woods.  David is kept at the mysterious HOTEL while he searches for a new partner, and after several romantic misadventures, decides to make a daring escape to abandon this world. He ultimately joins up with a rebel faction known as The Loners, a group founded on a complete rejection of romance. But once there, David meets an enigmatic stranger (Rachel Weisz) who stirs up unexpected and strong feelings within him. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Lobster’: Now Available On Blu-ray & DVD From A24 & Lionsgate”

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[GIVEAWAY] Win An Ultimate ‘The Bronze’ Blu-ray Olympics Prize Pack!: Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 2, 2016 From Sony

The.Bronze-Giveaway.Image-01In celebration of ‘The Bronze’ arriving on Blu-ray & DVD and the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics, we are working with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to offer a lucky reader the opportunity to win a giveaway bundle (aka ‘Hope’s Olympic Home Viewing Kit) including a ‘The Bronze’ Duffel Bag filled with a collector’s cup, random snacks and of course a Blu-ray copy of the film. Hit the jump for the simple instructions on how you can enter for your chance to win. Continue reading “[GIVEAWAY] Win An Ultimate ‘The Bronze’ Blu-ray Olympics Prize Pack!: Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 2, 2016 From Sony”

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Own ‘The Nice Guys’ On Blu-ray & DVD August 23 Or Own It Early On Digital HD August 9, 2016 From Warner Bros

The.Nice.Guys-Blu-ray.Cover-SideWarner Bros. Home Entertainment has sent over a press release officially announcing and detailing the home entertainment releases of Shane Black’s ‘The Nice Guys’ which is set to arrive home early on Digital HD August 9, followed by the Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD releases on August 23, 2016. Hit the jump to check out the full announcement. Continue reading “Own ‘The Nice Guys’ On Blu-ray & DVD August 23 Or Own It Early On Digital HD August 9, 2016 From Warner Bros”

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‘Ash Vs Evil Dead: The Complete First Season’; Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 23, 2016 From Starz & Anchor Bay

Ash.Vs.Evil.Dead.Season.1-Blu.ray.&.DVD.CoversAnchor Bay Entertainment has officially announced the Blu-ray and DVD releases of ‘Ash vs Evil Dead: The Complete First Season’. The debut season of the Starz Original series will arrive in both formats on August 23, 2016. Hit the jump to read the full announcement. Continue reading “‘Ash Vs Evil Dead: The Complete First Season’; Available On Blu-ray & DVD August 23, 2016 From Starz & Anchor Bay”