‘Before Midnight’, Bruce Lee, ‘Only God Forgives’, ‘Conjuring’ and More on DVD & Blu-ray This Week


This Week On DVD and Blu-ray: October 22, 2013

Before Midnight
Before Midnight on DVD Blu-ray today
I haven’t watched this yet, primarily because I want to sit down and watch all three — Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight — right in a row and I just haven’t found the time. However, the best thing about this release is that we finally get special features. Until now, the only special feature on any of the previous Before films was a trailer, now we get a commentary track with Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, a “Revisiting Jesse and Celine” featurette and a Q&A with the trio.

Now, if you don’t own the two previous films, but are preferring to wait until they too come available on Blu-ray, the best option is probably to buy the Before Sunrise / Before Sunset double feature at Amazon, which costs only $10.78. Not a lot of money to make sure you at least have both on hand whenever you need them. You can buy that right here or just click the “Buy Now” button to check out more options.

Buy Before Midnight

Bruce Lee Legacy Collection [Blu-ray]
Bruce Lee Legacy Collection [Blu-ray]
An 11-disc (four Blu-rays, seven DVDs) collection from Shout that contains The Big Boss, Fist of Fury, Way of the Dragon and Game of Death along with two documentaries — Bruce Lee: The Legend and I Am Bruce Lee — as well as two hours of bonus content exclusive to this set. I will hopefully be able to say more soon as I’m expecting a review copy to arrive any day now. However, for now you can check out DVDBeaver.com‘s review in the meantime.

I have never seen any of these films so, for me, it will be a fun exploration and will hopefully make for some fun reviews.

Buy Bruce Lee Legacy Collection [Blu-ray]

The Conjuring
The Conjuring on DVD Blu-ray today
Pretty good little horror movie, though I’m not sure I need to see it again. Of course, we all expect The Conjuring 2 to be released within a year or so, so why not just wait? After all, do you really need to see this one again right away?

Buy The Conjuring

The Way, Way Back
The Way, Way Back on DVD Blu-ray today
Great little movie, perfect rental. You can read my theatrical review right here.

Buy The Way, Way Back

Only God Forgives
Only God Forgives on DVD Blu-ray today
I watched this just last night with Nicolas Winding Refn‘s audio commentary track on and not only do we learn he believes his daughter can see ghosts, but I am almost quite certain he has as many answers about this movie as any of us do. Upon second viewing it’s easier to watch Only God Forgives as more of an art piece than the narrative we were hoping for and in 50 years it may be looked back on as something worthy of a Criterion Collection spine, but for right now it seems like a go-between from Drive to whatever he tackles next.

Buy Only God Forgives

The Internship
The Internship on DVD Blu-ray today
Eh, not a very funny movie, but I’m positive it will play better at home. Rental at best.

Buy The Internship