Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s October 27 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
Friendsgiving Plans for a quiet Thanksgiving between two friends go up in smoke when their party is crashed by a comically chaotic group of friends, lovers, and relatives.
Ashfall In the face of a disaster that will engulf both North and South Korea, a mission is put into action to stop a super volcanic eruption. Available in original language (Korean) with English subtitles and also dubbed in English.
The Short History Of The Long Road Teenager Nola grew up living out of a van with her beloved father Clint, two nomads against the world. When tragedy strikes, Nola is confronted by the reality that life as an outsider may not be her only choice.
The Dog Doc A pioneer of integrative medicine, veterinarian Dr. Marty Goldstein attracts four-legged patients from around the world, providing holistic treatments for animals after other vets have given up hope. Director Cindy Meehl, goes behind the scenes to capture the full drama of “Dr. Marty” and his colleagues’ life-changing commitment to wellness and the astounding results they achieve.
Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine Ripping back the curtain on legendary rock rag CREEM Magazine’s wild and disruptive newsroom; a dysfunctional band of unruly outsiders who weren’t all that different from the artists they covered.
Navajo (DVD) A Navajo boy stoically endures hardship, hunger and the death of his family. He is taken away to attend a white man boarding school and escapes but is pursued to ancient Navajo caves.
Fatima (DVD) Inspired by the true story, three children witness visitations of the Virgin Mary, who delivers a message of peace for the world, angering officials and inspiring believers.
Parasite Greed and class discrimination threaten the relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan in Bong Joon Ho’s darkly hilarious modern fairytale.
The Last Starfighter When Alex conquers the Starfighter video game, he is recruited to be part of an elite legion of fighters and battle for the beleaguered Star League and hundreds of worlds – including Earth.
Daughters of Darkness (4K) International screen icon Delphine Seyrig stars as Elizabeth Bathory, an ageless Countess with a beautiful young ‘companion’ (Andrea Rau) and a legendary legacy of perversion. But when the two women seduce a troubled newlywed couple, they unleash a frenzy of sudden violence and depraved desire that shocked both art house audiences and grindhouse crowds worldwide.
Joe Kidd Clint Eastwood stars as a gunslinger hired by a wealthy land baron (Robert Duvall) to stop the rebellion of local Mexican revolutionaries who claim they’ve been cheated out of their land.
High Plains Drifter A mysterious gunfighter without a name rides across the desert landscape and arrives in the mining town beside the sea “Lago” to stay for the night. After gunning down three desperado’s who tried to kill him, the town hires the gunfighter to help defend the town from three murderous outlaws, Stacey Bridges, Bill Borders and Cole Carlin who have been released from jail after they brutally whipped to death the town’s local lawman Marshal Jim Duncan.
Cold Light of Day February, 1983. Detectives are called to a residential address in the London suburbs following reports that the drains have been clogged by human remains. One of the property s residents, Dennis Nilsen a mild-mannered and unassuming civil servant is brought in for questioning, leading to the discovery of one of the most shocking and disturbing cases of serial murder ever to rock Britain.
The Ipcress File It is the height of the cold war, and ex-thief Harry Palmer (Caine), now reluctantly working as a secret agent, has been called in to investigate a strange occurrence among a number of leading scientists. It seems the scientists have been kidnapped, but reappear only days after the kidnapping, brainwashed and useless.
The Opposite Sex June Allyson portrays the betrayed woman. Joan Collins is the siren who steals her husband. And Dolores Gray, Ann Sheridan, Ann Miller, Agnes Moorehead, Charlotte Greenwood and Joan Blondell are assorted gal pals (true-blue and envy-green) who convince their demure friend to paint her claws then use them.
Waterloo Bridge Myra and Roy meet and fall in love on Waterloo Bridge during an air raid. Their love will be one of the wars unspoken casualties. Heartbroken after Roy is reportedly killed in action, Myra turns to prostitution to make her way.
Zombie 5: Killing Birds A group of college-aged ornithologists have taken a class trip deep into the wilderness on a quest to find and study a rare and possibly extinct species of bird. Despite receiving ominous warnings, both human and avian, they set up camp in a musty old house, only to find themselves under siege from mysterious supernatural forces. But it’s not just the house or the hoards of hungry birds that they have to worry about, they quickly realize that they’re also going to have to contend with a group of bloodthirsty zombies, who have descended on the deserted farmhouse!
Shock Treatment When a career woman (Girardot) checks into the exclusive seaside clinic of a doctor (Delon), famed for his unorthodox rejuvenation treatments, she’ll discover a nightmare of bourgeois depravities, medical atrocities and the eye-popping full-frontal nudity that sparked worldwide headlines.
Patrick Still Lives When a young man becomes comatose after a freak accident, his father invites six strangers to a secluded villa for a weekend packed with relentless nudity, outrageous violence and perhaps the most depraved sex/gore death in all of Italian horror.
The Black Cat From Luigi Cozzi, the writer/director of STARCRASH, CONTAMINATION and PAGANINI HORROR, comes the over-the-top meta-shocker about a production company filming a new sequel to one of ’70s Italian horror’s best-known classics and the resurrected supernatural demon that may destroy them all.
Mr. Topaze Albert Topaze (Peter Sellers), a poor but proud French schoolmaster, loses his job after he refuses to alter the failing grades of one of his students. Seizing the opportunity to exploit his honesty, actress Suzy Courtois (Nadia Gray) convinces her lover, the corrupt city council member Castel Benac (Herbert Lom), to hire Topaze as a manager of his shady businesses. A lost classic now restored.
Tom and Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale Tom and Jerry’s holiday classic brings more laughs in a special edition with extra episodes! The duo find themselves in a wonderland set to the music of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”.
Fahrenheit 9/11 Michael Moore’s incendiary agitprop about the Bush Administration’s response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 became the highest-grossing documentary of all time.
Jack And The Beanstalk Abbott & Costello’s version of the famous fairy tale, about a young boy who trades the family cow for magic beans.
Edgar Allan Poe: Heart-quaking Double Feature (DVD) This is a special rare treat for all Edgar Allan Poe fans, a Double Feature containing two versions of one of his most macabre stories…The Tell-Tale Heart! Includes LEGEND OF HORROR (1972) and THE TELL-TALE HEART (1960)
Sci-fi 4-pack: The Galaxy 1 Collection (DVD) This is a great value for all sci-fi fans, 4 movies for the price of 1! Featuring: TIMEWARP (1981), LIFE POD (1981), STAR ODYSSEY (1979), and THE KILLING AT OUTPOST ZETA (1980)!
New On Digital HD
The Craft: Legacy (October 28) In Blumhouse’s continuation of the cult hit The Craft, an eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers.
Spell (October 30) Marquis (Omari Hardwick) awakens from a plane crash, wounded, trapped and his family missing. Held by a mysterious elderly woman practicing Hoodoo, he tries to outwit and break free from her dark magic and save his family from a sinister ritual.
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
The Flintstones: The Complete Series Yabba Dabba Doo Not Pass This Up! THE FLINTSTONES, The Complete Series is boulder-sized fun for the whole family. Fans of all ages will crack up at the misadventures of the Flintstones and Rubbles who consistently find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place. Since the stone age, The Flintstones has delivered entertainment that never shales to delight each new generation. And now all 166 episodes are available, for the first time, in high definition. So settle in for the first primetime animated television series and celebrate 60 years of history in the making.
Babylon Berlin Seasons 1 & 2 Babylon Berlin is one of the most critically acclaimed European television shows of the decade, a sumptuously paranoid thriller set in 1929 Berlin, a metropolis in turmoil. In Seasons 1 and 2, the glittering excesses of the city’s nightlife sparkle while an army of the impoverished strives for a better life.
Black Lightning: The Complete Third Season Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), respected educator and father of two, is also Black Lightning, superpowered protector of Freeland. And he does not fight alone. He is joined by his superpowered daughters, Anissa (Nafessa Williams), aka Thunder, and Jennifer (China Anne McClain), aka Lightning, as well as his ex-wife, metahuman expert Lynn (Christine Adams).