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We've got both critical highs and lows this week, with a relatively well-received action blockbuster followed by a couple of duds. Then, we've also got a couple of Certified Fresh picks, including an indie comedy and a terrifying documentary, and, as always, we finish up the list with a few choice reissues. Read on for the full list.
Another relatively thin week for new releases on home video, with the exception of one outstanding television series. We've got a middling actioner, a lazy biopic, a terrible B movie, a bizarre melodramatic thriller, and Breaking Bad (thank you for saving, the week, Walter White). There are also some notable smaller films and reissues, so bear with us.
This week on home video, we've got a number of notable new releases, but they're sort of hit or miss. The biggest titles we have are Edgar Wright's latest comedy, a Disney Toon animation, and a Jason Sudeikis/Jennifer Aniston comedy, as well as a tech thriller, a Mark Wahlberg/Denzel Washington actioner, and an indie coming-of-age comedy. Then, of course, we've got a number of smaller movies and reissued films, so read on for the full list.
We've got quite a selection this week, beginning with the mega blockbuster hit Man of Steel, along with DreamWorks Animation's Turbo, a slew of smaller, critically acclaimed films, and a couple of worthy reissues. On the TV side, there's the complete series for Showtime's hit drama Dexter, the first season of Last Tango in Halifax, and a pair of older complete series collections.
We've got a lot to cover this week on home video, including a Roland Emmerich actioner, the Extended Edition of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a box set of Mad Men's sixth season, complete collections for shows like Seinfeld and Saved by the Bell, and notable indie releases like Lovelace, As I Lay Dying, and more. Click through for the full list.
There are only three big releases to talk about this week, but a lot of smaller releases that might be worth a watch. We've also got a couple of notable releases in TV and a pair of rereleases of interest. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, we don't have a lot of TV releases to talk about, but we've got quite a few from the world of film. The biggest titles include James Wan's haunted house hit, Richard Linklater's third Before romance, a respectable coming-of-age film, the latest from Nicolas Winding Refn, and a failed Owen Wilson-Vince Vaughn collaboration. Then we've got a few well-reviewed docs and indies and a few notable film collections. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, we've got Guillermo del Toro's affectionate homage to classic Japanese monster movies, a female buddy cop comedy, a high seas hijacking, and a slasher remake, followed by a slew television shows and smaller films. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, we've got a lot of things to cover, including the latest Hangover film, a home invasion thriller starring Ethan Hawke, and a popular horror-themed TV show. Then, we've got a pair of sci-fi flicks -- one highly rated and the other, not so much -- as well as a wealth of other movies and TV shows. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, we've got an irreverent end-of-the-world comedy, an animated prehistoric adventure, a serial killer thriller, and classic film anniversary. On the TV side, there's a popular period drama from the UK and a couple of 1980s classics. Then, of course, we've got a slew of other notable titles, including a beloved Disney film and a couple of films from WBs deep catalog. Click through for the full list.
We've always covered the biggest movies coming out on home video for RT on DVD, but in years past, TV coverage has been limited to just a handful of releases we thought were particularly notable. Now that the Rotten Tomatoes TV Zone is up and running, you can expect to see a lot more television showing up here, and it all begins this week with Iron Man 3, Room 237, Hannibal Season 1, and the complete seventh series of the BBC's Doctor Who, plus more. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, we've got a pair notably different book adaptations (a biopic of Liberace and a zombie outbreak movie), Sofia Coppola's ripped-from-the-headlines crime drama, and a bunch of limited releases you may not have seen. Then, we've got a couple of scary movies ahead of Halloween (more surely to come in subsequent weeks), and two more choices from The Criterion Collection. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, we've got one blockbuster, a couple of highly rated documentaries about controversial subjects, and a Tyler Perry production. Then we've got a decent low-budget horror flick, a well-reviewed drama, a solid romance, and a smart mystery, plus some new Blu-rays, a couple of choices from The Criterion Collection, and an iconic horror box set. Click through for the full list.
Happy Labor Day, folks! For those of you recovering from your BBQs and margaritas, here's what we've got on tap for home video this week: First off, we have a heist movie full of magic, a sentimental coming-of-age film from Studio Ghibli, and a cheesy SyFy Channel original. Then we've got a chilling crime story, an acclaimed documentary, a Rob Zombie flick, and a curious direct-to-DVD release starring Dwayne Johnson. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, our list is headlined by Baz Luhrmann's extravagant adaptation of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel and Michael Bay's action comedy. Then, Mira Nair offers up an ambitious post-9/11 tale, and we get an acclaimed historical adventure from Norway, followed by a couple of indie dramas that flew under the radar and a few notable reissues. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, we've got an interesting mix of critical darlings and big name duds, but the biggest release is an animated fantasy adventure that fits somewhere in the middle. Following that, we've got an Oscar-winning drama, a thriller from another Oscar-winning director, a bad spoof comedy, and an underwhelming clash between two iconic actors. Click through for the full list.
This week on home video, we've got a shootout at the White House and a couple of star-studded films -- one of which did okay, and the other... not so much. Then we've got a little-seen indie film, a historical drama, and a handful of reissues. Click through for the full list.
After several so-so weeks of home releases, we've finally got one really worth talking about. Not only do we have a Tom Cruise sci-fi actioner, but we've also got one of the best-reviewed movies of the summer. Then we've got a feelgood musical bio, a dark family drama, a powerful documentary, and Terrence Malick's latest. Still not enough for you? There's also Eli Roth's survival horror flick, Brandon "Son Of" Cronenberg's body horror thriller, Walter Salles's Kerouac adaptation, and a handful of notable reissues. Read on for the full list.
There really isn't a lot to talk about this week, as far as home releases are concerned. There is the big, explodey blockbuster franchise sequel, of course, and an indie thriller, plus a few very small films and a handful of reissues, but not a whole lot to get excited about (unless you're a Guillermo del Toro fan). Click through for the full list.
There isn't a whole lot to report on home video this week, but we do have Danny Boyle's latest feature, a surprising coming-of-age film with a terrific Elle Fanning performance, and a message movie wrapped inside a romantic drama. Then we have a number of smaller films that saw very limited theatrical runs and, of course, a couple of new releases from the Criterion Collection. Click through for the full list.