Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s January 8 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon!
New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
Hell Fest A serial killer in costume at a Halloween theme park kills off visitors, unbeknownst to bystanders who think it’s part of the fun.
Mid90s Written and directed by Jonah Hill, this film follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.
Time Freak (exclusive clip) A college student builds a time machine to stop his girlfriend from breaking up with him. Based on the short film of the same name. Check out our exclusive clip below!
Let the Corpses Tan After stealing a truckload of gold bars, a gang of thieves absconds to the ruins of a remote village perched on the cliffs of the Mediterranean. Home to a reclusive yet hypersexual artist and her motley crew of family and admirers, it seems like a perfect hideout. But when two cops roll up on motorcycles to investigate, the hamlet erupts into a hallucinatory battlefield as both sides engage in an all-day, all-night firefight rife with double-crosses and dripping with blood.
Asher Asher (Ron Perlman) is a former Mossad agent turned gun for hire, living an austere life in an ever changing Brooklyn. Approaching the end of his career he breaks the oath he took as a young man when he meets Sophie (Famke Janssen) on a hit gone wrong. In order to have love in his life before it’s too late, he must kill the man he was, for a chance at becoming the man he wants to be.
The Oath (DVD) In a politically divided America, a man struggles to make it through the Thanksgiving holiday without destroying his family. Ike Barinholtz and Tiffany Haddish star.
An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn After getting fired by her scheming husband Shane Danger from his cappuccino shop, dissatisfied Lulu Danger (Aubrey Plaza) is stunned when a TV commercial for “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn For One Magical Night Only” reveals a mysterious man from her past (Craig Robinson).
OddSockEaters (DVD) Based on the best-selling books by Pavel Srut, we’re introduced to the lives of the Oddsockeaters, small bandits responsible for socks that go missing when we only have one left from a pair.
What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? Oscar winners Geraldine Page and Ruth Gordon sharpen their claws on each other in this chilling thriller about a lost fortune, a mad heiress and a housekeeper hell-bent on digging up the truth.
The House That Would Not Die Ruth Bennett (Barbara Stanwyck) has inherited an old house in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Amish country. She moves into the house with her niece, Sara Dunning (Kitty Winn). The house was built before the Revolutionary War and is said to be haunted by the spirits of its original inhabitants.
8MM A private investigator (Nicolas Cage) is hired to discover if a “snuff film” is authentic or not. Joel Schumacher directs.
When Harry Met Sally Shout Factory is releasing a 30th Anniversary Edition of Rob Reiner’s romantic comedy classic starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan.
Nemesis Los Angeles, 2027. Troubled cyborg cop Alex (Olivier Gruner) is ordered by police commissioner Farnsworth (Tim Thomerson) to apprehend his former partner and lover Jared (Marjorie Monaghan), accused of smuggling data to information terrorists plotting to kill government officials.
New on Digital HD
First Man The riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon focuses on Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.
The Hate U Give In this powerful drama based on the best-selling novel, when a teenager witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood friend, she must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.
Sgt. Will Gardner (exclusive clip) (in theaters and on VOD January 11) A troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to reintegrate into society sets out on a cross-country journey with the hope of reuniting with his young son. Check out our exclusive clip below!
Ashes in the Snow (exclusive clip) (in theaters and on VOD January 11) In 1941, a 16 year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin’s brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl’s passion for art and her never-ending hope will break the silence of history. Check out our exclusive clip below!
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
Castle Rock: Season 1 A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock is an original story that combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.