This Week on Blu-ray and DVD: December 16, 2014


Blu-ray and DVD

Welcome to’s weekly sneak peek at all the major Blu-ray and DVD releases! Using the gallery below, you’ll be able to navigate through some of the key titles that hit stores on December 16, including recent big screen releases like Wes Ball’s The Maze Runner, adapting the book series by James Dashner, Shawn Levy’s ensemble Jonathan Tropper adaptation, This is Where I Leave You, and Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes’ franchise reboot Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

There’s also recent indie films releases like The Skeleton Twins, starring Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, and Stonehearst Asylum, starring Kate Beckinsale, Sir Ben Kingsley and Sir Michael Caine in addition to special editions of catalogue titles like Scream Factory’s new two-disc collector’s edition of Clive Barker’s Lord of Illusions and the Criterion Collection’s first ever HD release of Sydney Pollack’s Tootsie.

As far as the small screen goes, this week brings us the complete hit anime series “Cowboy Bebop,” the entire first season of the Steven Spielberg-executive produced “Extant,” starring Halle Berry and, hitting DVD only, the recent television specials Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, featuring Aubrey Plaza as the voice of Grumpy Cat, and Peter Pan LIVE!, starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken.

Check it all out in the gallery viewer below and expand to full screen to check out descriptions for each release.