Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s October 20 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
Spree Seeking social media fame, rideshare driver Kurt comes up with the perfect way to go viral: murdering his passengers via livestream.
Amulet (DVD & Digital) (exclusive clip) Tomaz, an ex-soldier is living in a decaying house, inhabited by a young woman and her dying mother. He starts to fall for his new companion but cannot ignore his suspicion that something insidious might also be living alongside them.
Scare Package In this riotous anthology, a video store owner shows a new employee the ropes and the tropes of terror.
Cut Throat City From hip hop icon and director RZA comes the explosive Cut Throat City. After Hurricane Katrina, four boyhood friends return to NOLA’s Lower Ninth. As FEMA fails to provide aid, they reluctantly turn to a local gangster for help. When the job tanks, they must outrun, and outsmart, a system rife with corruption.
The Owners When a group of friends break into an empty house, the elderly couple that lives there comes home early and the would-be thieves suddenly must fight to save themselves.
Haunt: Collector’s Edition On Halloween, six friends encounter an extreme haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears.
The Captains Collection William Shatner’s incredible in-depth look at the creation, evolution and legacy of Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek comes to life, for the very first time on Blu-ray, in this collection of four documentaries!
The Vanished (DVD) A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when a couple’s young daughter disappears without a trace. As the list of suspects grows, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.
The Gunfighter Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn’t want to see him. He hasn’t come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner.
Back to the Future: The Ultimate Trilogy (4K) Experience one of the most popular movie series of all time like never before with Back to the Future: The Ultimate Trilogy! Join Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) and a time traveling DeLorean for the adventure of a lifetime as they travel to the past, present and future, setting off a time-shattering chain reaction that disrupts the space-time continuum! From filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, this unforgettable collection features hours of bonus features and is an unrivaled trilogy that stands the test of time.
Killdozer A small construction crew battles the ultimate assassin in the cult classic Killdozer. Stationed on a small island off the coast of Africa, six men find themselves terrorized when a ruthless life-form takes over a bulldozer and then sets off on a killing rampage. Despite limited fuel, the renegade machine methodically hunts down the men one by one in a full-throttle drive to death. Buckle up and hold on tight in this turbo-charged thriller!
The Haunting In this edge-of-your-seat supernatural thriller featuring Hollywood’s hottest stars, a study in fear escalates into a heart-stopping nightmare for a professor and three subjects trapped in a mysterious mansion.
Fear No Evil/Ritual of Evil This double-feature special edition includes new 2K restorations of Fear No Evil (1969) and its sequel Ritual of Evil (1970), both starring Louis Jourdan.
Outside the Law In this early collaboration with director Tod Browning (Dracula, Freaks), Lon Chaney delivers a dual performance of dramatic intensity, starring as Ah Wing, a kind-hearted student of Confucian philosophy, and Black Mike Sylva, a murderous rake of the San Francisco underworld.
Drifting/White Tiger After the runaway success of Outside the Law, director Tod Browning reteamed with star Priscilla Dean on Drifting, another hard-boiled crime picture flavored with Orientalism. Set in a remote Chinese village, and staged on an epic scale, Dean stars as Cassie Cook, an opium trafficker caught between an undercover government agent (Matt Moore) and a fellow smuggler (Wallace Beery).
The Ape A crazy scientist keeps human life in test tubes and roams around in an Ape skin.
Adaptation From the creator of Being John Malkovich comes a very original comedy about a screenwriter struggling to adapt a best-selling book about orchid thieves into a movie. Things get really crazy when he writes himself into the screenplay.
Sunrise at Campobello Academy Award-nominated biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt from the time he was stricken with polio to his presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention.
New On Digital HD
After So Many Days (exclusive clip) A raw personal account of Jim and Sam, a singer-songwriter duo, who uproot their lives by attempting to play one show every day for a year -putting their music, health, career, and first year of marriage to the test.
Ghabe (exclusive clip) Monir is a refugee from Syria who just arrived in Sweden where he meets Moa, a young Swedish woman escaping the rush of modern society. Their curiosity brings them together, but fear and prejudice push their love toward a devastating end.
Tremors: Shrieker Island When a group of wealthy trophy hunters genetically modify Graboid eggs to create the ultimate hunting experience, it isn’t long before their prey escapes the confines of their small island and begins terrorizing the inhabitants of a nearby island research facility.
J.R. “Bob” Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius What started out as an inside joke amongst two self-proclaimed weirdos in Ft. Worth, Texas soon becomes much more than they bargained for when they decide to turn their conservative southern ideology on its head and invent a new religion all their own.
The Secrets We Keep A survivor of WWII, rebuilding her life in suburban America with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor who she believes is responsible for the murder of her family during the war.
Love and Monsters Living underground after giant creatures took control of Earth, Joel Dawson (Dylan O’Brien) reconnects with his girlfriend Aimee (Jessica Henwick) on the radio. Against all logic, Joel decides to risk it all on an epic 80-mile journey to find her.
The Devil Has a Name An ambitious oil executive leaves the whole industry exposed when she attempts to outwit a widowed farmer whose water she has poisoned.
The Mothman Legacy Many believe the Mothman to be a 1960’s phenomenon, an omen only appearing before tragedy, and disappearing after a flap of sightings and the subsequent Silver Bridge collapse in 1967. And what if…the sightings never ended?
The Sounding Off the coast of Maine, after years of silence, Liv begins to weave a strange new language out of Shakespeare’s words. What starts as a fascinating love story ends in a personal revolution as she fights for her voice and her freedom.
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
NOS4A2: Season 2 Eight years on, Vic remains determined to destroy Manx. But Manx now sets his sights on her son.
The Great: Season One (exclusive clip) A satirical, comedic drama about the rise of Catherine the Great (Elle Fanning). From creator and Academy Award nominated writer, Tony McNamara, comes a fictionalized, fun and anachronistic story of an idealistic, romantic young girl who honors an arranged marriage to the mercurial Russian Emperor Peter (Nicholas Hoult). Instead of love and sunshine, she finds a dangerous, depraved and backward world. Catherine becomes driven to change Russia and fulfill her destiny as longest-reigning female ruler in Russia’s history. All she has to do is kill her husband, beat the church, baffle the military and get the court on her side.
Quiz: Season 1 The incredible true story of the biggest game show scandal in UK history. When a simplistic, ‘question and answer’ quiz show, ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’, goes on the air in the UK. the nation is gripped.