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Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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This week on home video, we've got the latest installment of Michael Bay's Transformers franchise, Jon Favreau's indie hit, and the complete series of a hit Fox show that came back to television for a limited run earlier this year. On top of that, we've got a bunch of smaller releases starring the likes of Amy Poehler, Aaron Paul, Sam Shepard, Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, and more. Read on for details.
This week on home video, we've got Seth Rogen and Zac Efron facing off in a comedy, Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson facing off in a post-apocalyptic road film, and Brenton Thwaites and Laurence Fishburne facing off in a sci-fi thriller. Then we've got the requisite smaller releases, a ton of recent TV seasons (and one complete collection of a popular sitcom), and three big horror franchise sets. Read on for details.
This week on home video, we've got a couple of Certified Fresh releases: Gareth Edwards' reboot of an iconic Japanese monster movie franchise, and a YA novel adaptation that was a hit with fans and critics alike. Then we've got a ton of TV being released, along with a comedy sequel, a Criterion edition of a David Lynch film, and a 40th anniversary of a horror classic. Read on for details.
This week on home video, we've got a major blockbuster sequel from Marvel, a remake of a sleeper action hit from France, a slew of acclaimed indie films, some popular TV series, and a couple of notable rereleases, including a Mel Brooks classic. Read on for details.
This week on home video, we've got a number of fairly decent smaller films and a handful of popular TV shows, but we kick things off with a sports drama directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Kevin Costner. Then, for all of you horror buffs getting ready for Halloween, Universal is releasing a number of collections dedicated to their iconic monster lineup, including a 30-film set that gathers some of the best stuff in one place. Read on for details.
The only big release in the movie department this week is Adam Sandler's latest rom-com, but we've also got a number of solid indie films to choose from. Then, on television, we've got AMC's hit zombie apocalypse series, FX's gritty biker gang drama, and a notable collection of Twilight Zone episodes from the 1980s. Read on for details.
Although most of the available titles are either indie films or TV series, we have a slew of new releases on home video this week, beginning with the Spider-Man sequel, Jim Jarmusch's moody vampire flick, and the latest film of the Hammer revival. Then, we've also got a new film written and directed by John Turturro, John Sayles' indie thriller, and Alejandro Jodorowsky's return to the big screen. On TV, we've got new seasons of Boardwalk Empire, The Good Wife, Parks and Recreation, and the miniseries adaptation of Rosemary's Baby, among others. Read on for details.
This week on home video, we've got a poorly reviewed horror spoof sequel, Disneynature's latest adventure, and a powerful one-man drama to head things off. Then, we've got a James McAvoy-powered Irvine Welsh adaptation and a number of smaller releases, as well as a couple of notable choices on TV. Read on for details.
Though critics weren't particularly kind to all of the films available this week on home video, we've got a number of titles that cater to specific audiences, and if you're part of one of those audiences, you should find something worthwhile here. The biggest films this week include a racing action film, a dystopian YA adaptation, a well-reviewed horror thriller, and a faith-based drama. Then we've got some smaller choices, including an Australian film currently playing select theaters, and some noteworthy choices on television. Read on for details.
There aren't many huge releases this week, but you're probably more interested in the development news coming out of Comic-Con, so we'll keep this one relatively short. Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic hits shelves this week, along with Nick Cassavetes' scorned woman revenge comedy. Then we've got a handful of films that got a limited release in theaters, a Criterion edition of a celebrated Lawrence Kasdan drama, and a collection of Werner Herzog films. Read on for details.
This week on home video, all of the major releases are unfortunately Rotten, including Wally Pfister's directorial debut, a spiritual book adaptation, Tyler Perry's latest, and a Schwarzenegger-powered action movie. Lucky for us, there are some worthy pickups in the reissue department, including a couple of films from Billy Wilder, an iconic miniseries, and Criterion releases of an acclaimed Norwegian thriller and a Jacques Demy collection. Read on for details.
This week on home video, we've got an animated sequel, a puzzling sci-fi tale, and the second season of a much buzzed-about BBC America TV series. Beyond that, we've got a handful of notable smaller movies, as well as two excellent choices from the Criterion Collection. Read on for details.
The biggest film available in home video this week comes in the form of Jason Bateman's directorial debut, but the smaller releases may warrant more attention. These include a Certified Fresh follow-up to an Indonesian action hit, an erotic two-part drama from Lars von Trier, and a documentary on one of the greatest movies never made, among others. Read on for details.
There aren't any major releases at all this week on home video. So if you're looking for something to play in the background while you're setting off your fireworks, you might be better off looking at some of the other releases that have come out in recent weeks. That said, here's what you can pick up tomorrow.
This week on home video, we've got the stylized sequel to a historical action film, a doppleganger thriller, and a magic-filled misfire from Akiva Goldsman. Then, we've got a couple of acclaimed television series and a bunch of smaller films and TV shows. Read on for details.
This week on home video, we've got a surprise animated hit from the typically dreary movie month of February, Wes Anderson's latest winner, and the second season of Netflix's Emmy-winning political drama. Plus, we've got some notable smaller releases, including an Oscar-nominated animation, a well-received David Gordon Green drama starring Nic Cage, and a handful of other indie films. Read on for details.
This week on home video, the most notable choices may be a highly talked-about television series, but we begin with a couple of action films that opened earlier this year. Liam Neeson's latest thriller kicks things off, followed by a Jack Ryan reboot starring Chris Pine. Then we've got a Certified Fresh British comedy, an Oscar-nominated documentary, and a few smaller films. The big news is that HBO's hit mystery series, True Detective, finally hits shelves this week, but there are also a couple of other notable choices on the small screen, including Neil deGrasse Tyson's science series. Read on for details.
We've got a couple of explosive action films headlining the column this week, along with another retelling of the greatest story ever told, a new box set for an iconic TV series, a few indie films, and a handful of TV season sets. Read on for details.
It looks like the home video departments at all the studios decided to take Memorial Day off, because hardly anything worth mentioning is hitting shelves this week. We start off with a romance remake critics didn't like very much, and a handful of TV shows and small movies only a handful of people chose to see. Read on for details.
This week on home video, we've got a good number of big releases, but titles most worthy of your weekly DVD budget are probably the smaller films on the list. We've got George Clooney's most recent directorial effort, a Paul W.S. Anderson historical disaster movie, and a McG spy thriller starring Kevin Costner. Then, we've also got another failed YA novel adaptation, an unusual psychological thriller, and a surprisingly successful remake of a 1986 David Mamet adaptation, plus a John Wayne collection and some other noteworthy choices. Read on for details.