Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s September 29 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon!
New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
The Silencing (exclusive clip) A reformed hunter (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and a sheriff (Annabelle Wallis) are caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse when they set out to track a killer who may have kidnapped the hunter’s daughter five years ago.
John Lewis: Good Trouble (DVD) An intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism – from the bold teenager on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement to the legislative powerhouse.
Babyteeth One family juggles first love, suburban malaise, and heavy pharmaceuticals in this moving and fresh comedy. Eliza Scanlen and Ben Mendelsohn star.
The Shadow Of Violence (DVD) An ex-boxer turned enforcer has his loyalties tested when his ruthless employers order him to kill for the first time.
The Legend Of Tomiris Based on historical heroine Queen Tomiris of Massagetae and her cadre of female warriors (the real-life 6th century BCE Amazonians), The Legend of Tomiris recounts the tale of the nomadic ruler who overcame great personal tragedy to repel the powerful Persian empire and unite the Great Steppe.
The Secret: Dare to Dream A feel-good movie starring Katie Holmes and Josh Lucas based on the best-selling book “The Secret,” which focuses on the power of positive thinking.
Pizza A Love Story (DVD) Marinara sauce runs red through the streets of New Haven in this surprising, delectable documentary which profiles three pizza restaurants — Pepe, Sally’s & Modern — that together stand as the cornerstone of the town’s Italian-American heritage and connoisseurs of the tastiest incarnations of America’s favorite comfort food. This mouth watering documentary will make you laugh & leave you hungry.
Seniors: A Dogumentary (DVD) An animal welfare film that will bring a smile to everyone’s face. Focusing on the Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary, Chaser the Border Collie, and famed photographer Jane Sobel Klonsky, we highlight friskiness and intelligence, vitality and loving bonds, definitely proving that an old dog can teach us new tricks.
The Elephant Man Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick. “The Elephant Man” (Hurt), when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon (Anthony Hopkins). Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.
Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile David Suchet is beloved detective Hercule Poirot in this star-studded, feature-length adaptation of the mystery by Agatha Christie. While vacationing in Egypt, Poirot intervenes when a jilted woman harasses her former friend (Emily Blunt) and ex-boyfriend (JJ Feild), but their Nile River cruise turns deadly nonetheless.
Variety Christine (Sandy McLeod) takes a job selling tickets at a porno theater near Times Square. Instead of distancing herself from the dark and erotic nature of this milieu, she develops an obsession that begins to consume her life. Few films deal honestly with a female sexual pointof-view, controversial and highly personal, VARIETY does just this.
Genesis II / Planet Earth 2-Film Collection My name is Dylan Hunt. My story begins the day on which I died. So begins this sci-fi saga from visionary creator Gene Roddenberry (Star Trek). Genesis II follows NASA scientist Dylan Hunt (Alex Cord), who is buried in his own suspended-animation machine at NASAs underground Carlsbad complex following an earthquake. Revived in the terrifying 22nd century by the pacifists of PAX, descendants of his fellow scientists, he learns of The Great Conflict, a third and final world war that destroyed everything he knew. As an agent of PAX, Dylan seeks to spread the message of science and peace throughout this savage and strange new world called Earth. In Genesis II, he encounters the Tyranians, a mutant, militaristic neighboring civilization. In Planet Earth, Dylan (now played by John Saxon) journeys to the Confederacy, where a despotic matriarchy enslaves all males.
Blumhouse of Horrors 10-Movie Collection Invite yourself into the Blumhouse of Horrors 10-Movie Collection and visit the most thrilling, chilling, and unforgettable characters from Get Out, The Purge, Ouija, Split, The Visit, Unfriended, Truth or Dare, The Boy Next Door, Happy Death Day and Ma. The studio and filmmakers (including Jordan Peele and M. Night Shyamalan) that redefined the genre of horror present ten of the most spine-tingling films that will have you running for the front door!
DreamWorks 10-Movie Collection The DreamWorks 10-Movie Collection brings some of the animation studio’s most beloved films together in one set. Relive each classic moment as an ogre, a panda, a yeti, and so many more of your favorite characters embark on epic journeys across their worlds. With lots of laughs and breathtakingly beautiful animation, this collection is perfect for children and parents alike.
Illumination Presents: 10-Movie Collection Illumination presents all ten of their blockbuster comedies in one collection for the whole family. Includes all three Despicable Me films, The Secret life of Pets 1 & 2, Hop, Minions, Sing, The Lorax, and The Grinch!
Focus Features 10-Movie Spotlight Collection Since its founding in 2002, Focus Features has been synonymous with innovative and critically acclaimed filmmaking. The iconic studio presents their renowned films that illuminate some of Hollywood’s greatest writers, directors and actors in the Focus Features:10-Movie Spotlight Collection! Totaling an impressive 7 Academy Award and 11 Golden Globe wins, the film set includes Lost in Translation (Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet), Pride & Prejudice (Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen), Brokeback Mountain (Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal), Atonement (Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, and Saoirse Ronan), Burn After Reading (Brad Pitt, Frances McDormand, and George Clooney), Moonrise Kingdom (Bruce Willis and Edward Norton), The Theory of Everything (Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones), On the Basis of Sex (Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer) and Harriet (Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr.).
Love Me Tonight Mistaken for royalty, Maurice runs a gauntlet of lunatic blue-bloods, including love-happy Myrna Loy (The Thin Man) and screwball icon Charlie Ruggles (Bringing Up Baby). But it is Princess Jeanette’s (MacDonald) closely guarded heart that Maurice desires and it will take every ounce of his ingenious pluck to woo her without revealing his well-meaning romantic deception.
Massacre in Dinosaur Valley Michael Sopkiw (BLASTFIGHTER, KILLER FISH) stars as a cocky paleontologist who crash-lands into a jungle hell chockfull of fashion models, graphic violence, rampant nudity, and tasty gobs of flesh-chomping mayhem.
Cruel Jaws In 1995, legendary director Bruno Mattei – here as ‘William Snyder’ – stunned the civilized world with this ultimate sharksploitation saga that liberally borrows characters, plot and footage from Joe D’Amato’s Deep Blood and Enzo G. Castellari’s The Last Shark. Experience “the epitome of outrageous thievery cinema” (All Movie) – actually released in some countries as Jaws 5.
Primitives Four years before they rocked Asia with SATAN’S SLAVE, director Sisworo Gautama Putra, screenwriter Imam Tantowi and producer Gope T. Samtani made their collaborative debut with Indonesia’s first – and still only – Italian-style cannibal shocker. When three naïve anthropology students go in search of a lost primitive tribe, they’ll instead discover a nightmare of bloody rituals, depraved torture, jaw-dropping music cues and flesh-chomping brutality.
The Caller On a cold winter night, a woman living alone in the middle of the woods receives an unexpected visitor: a mysterious middle-aged man who asks to use her phone. Obliging the stranger, it soon becomes apparent that they might know more about each other than they’re letting on. As hours and then days pass, the two become engaged in a series of bizarre and sinister mind games uncovering unnerving secrets along the way. All the while, the ongoing confrontation begs the question of…what mysterious events are transpiring in the nearby woods?
Ghost Ship In a remote region of the Bering Sea, a boat salvage crew discovers the eerie remains of a grand passenger liner thought lost for more than 40 years.
Thomas and the Magic Railroad Alec Baldwin, Peter Fonda and Mara Wilson (Matilda) star in this combination live-action/animation feature film version of the hit TV series, Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends.
Ivansxtc Opening with the death of its titular protagonist, ivansxtc goes back in time to chart the final days of hot-shot Tinseltown agent Ivan Beckman (Huston) and his fast-paced, wheeler-dealer lifestyle, which will ultimately lead him to an early grave after a shock cancer diagnosis.
Sea Level And Sea Level 2 (DVD) Pup, a bamboo shark, discovers egg sacs while playing around the ocean with his friends. When he sees human poachers stealing the eggs from his reef, Pup makes it his mission to save his family. As he leaves the sea and enters the beautiful, yet dangerous, world of humans he’ll prove he isn’t too small to save his family.
New On Digital HD
All Roads to Pearla (exclusive clip) A small Texas town awakes when a high school wrestler gets involved with a drifter and her psychopathic lover. Lives intertwine and spiral violently out of control once he becomes her escort driver and risks everything to save her.
Ava Ava (Jessica Chastain) is a deadly assassin who works for a black ops organization, traveling the globe specializing in high profile hits. When a job goes dangerously wrong she is forced to fight for her own survival.
Misbehaviour Misbehaviour tells the sensational true story of the Women’s Liberation Movement’s disruption of the 1970 Miss World pageant and the crowning of the pageant’s first woman of color; making headlines around the world.
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America Each episode of this new documentary series focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture. Artists deconstruct their composition, revisit the impact the song had on them personally, and dissect the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired the landmark work and gave voice to a generation.