Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s June 5 Digital HD, Blu-ray 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!
A Wrinkle in Time
It’s time to give Ava DuVernay’s visually colorful and vibrant adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s YA classic another consideration as it heads to Blu-ray. Three mystical guides lead the young Meg (Storm Reid) on an epic journey, tessering through time and space to find her father following his mysterious disappearance.
The Hurricane Heist
The Fast and the Furious director Rob Cohen helms this high-octane action flick about a treasury agent and a storm chaser out to stop a high-stakes heist during a Category 5 hurricane.
Angourie Rice and Justice Smith star in this YA teen romance about a girl who falls in love with a soul named “A” who moves into a different body every day.
Bruce Willis steps into Charles Bronson’s shoes as a mild mannered doctor who takes the law into his own hands after his family is attacked. The vigilante classic is remade by Hostel director Eli Roth.
This creature feature takes place over the course of 24 hours and follows an FBI agent (Milo Ventimiglia) and a deputy sheriff (Shawn Ashmore) as they search a booby-trapped farmhouse for a missing woman and her son.
The Midnight Man
Freddy himself Robert England stars in this horror entry about two teenagers who discover a mysterious game in a mansion that unleashes all their greatest fears.
The new 65th Anniversary edition of Walt Disney’s 1953 classic features tons of great bonus features as well as a digital copy of the animated film. Click here to read our interview with Kathryn Beaumont, the voice of Wendy!
Escape Plan (4K)
Before the sequel arrives on Blu-ray at the end of the month, check out the original 2013 prison break action vehicle that paired Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Frank & Eva
Released in the US in 1973 as Living Apart Together, this classy piece of Dutch erotica is best known as the movie debut of the late Sylvia Kristel before she lit the world on fire with her sexiness in Emmanuelle.
Sweet Sweetback’s Baaadasssss Song
Credited as the first blaxploitation film, this 1971 feature directed by and starring Melvin Van Peebles as a sex show performer framed for murder by two corrupt white cops. The new Blu-ray from Vinegar Syndrome features a restored 4K scan from the original 35mm negative, along with interviews with the filmmaker and more!
Pacific Rim: Uprising
John Boyega plays the son of Idris Elba’s Stacker Pentecost in this wild sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 kaiju monster mash.
211 (exclusive clip) (available on VOD June 8)
Officer Mike Chandler (Nicolas Cage) and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist in progress by a fearless team of highly trained and heavily armed men. Check out an exclusive clip featuring Cage below!
The Workers Cup (exclusive clip) (available on VOD June 8)
In 2022 Qatar will host the biggest sporting event in the world – the FIFA World Cup. But right now, far away from the bright lights, star athletes and adoring fans, migrant workers from Africa and Asia toil exceedingly long hours for scant salaries, and live isolated in labor camps which are by law kept outside city limits. Check out an exclusive clip from the documentary below!
I Can Only Imagine (exclusive clip)
The inspiring true story behind Christian band MercyMe’s beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many with the power of true love and forgiveness. Check out the exclusive clip below!
The Last Ship: Season 4 (exclusive clip)
The fourth season of the series is a modern-day retelling of Homer’s “The Odyssey,” and the Blu-ray/DVD includes an exclusive 13-minute documentary that dives into Tom Chandler’s “hero’s journey” and the parallels between the two storylines. The below clip features commentary from star Eric Dane and a USC Professor of Classics & Comparative Literature about Tom Chandler’s overall transformation in the latest season and his “Odyssean characteristics.”
RWBY Volume 5 (exclusive clip)
Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long are four Huntresses in training whose journeys will take them far past the grounds of Beacon Academy. These four girls must come together to work as a team if they truly hope to become the next generation of Remnant’s protectors, but can they succeed at each other’s side when dark forces gather to divide and destroy humanity? The Blu-ray combo pack features a beautiful manga booklet. Check out an exclusive clip below on five years of RWBY!
South Park: The Complete Twenty-First Season (exclusive clip)
ComingSoon.net is debuting the commentary clip below from the new Season 21 collection with Trey Parker and Matt Stone in which they speak about Facebook and Marc Zuckerberg.
The Invaders: The Complete Series (DVD)
All 43 episodes of the classic alien invasion saga come to DVD, starring Roy Thinnes as a man whose sighting of a UFO sparks an urgency to warn people of the threat. Features an extended 60-minute version of the pilot and episode intros by Thinnes.
Jericho: The Complete Series (DVD)
Skeet Ulrich and Lennie James star in the complete collection of the series which ran from 2006 to 2008 about a small Kansas town cut off from the rest of the world after aa nuclear blast.