Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s July 31 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!
New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
Overboard (exclusive clip) Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez do a role-reversal remake of the classic 80’s comedy which originally starred Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. Check out an exclusive clip from the Blu-ray release below!
Tully Charlize Theron stars in Jason Reitman’s brilliant dramedy about a woman saved from the brink of mental collapse by a helpful night nanny, played by Mackenzie Davis.
Dark Crimes Comedy superstar Jim Carrey delivers a rare dramatic turn in this story about a murder investigation of a slain businessman in which clues are found in an author’s book about an eerily similar crime.
Aquaman: Rage of Atlantis After losing the throne of Atlantis, Aquaman must escape the threat of the Red Lanterns and learn what it means to be a hero, in order to save the Justice League and the entire planet! Both the Blu-ray and DVD editions come with an exclusive LEGO minifigure of a DC hero.
Kings (DVD) Halle Berry and Daniel Craig star in this harrowing drama about a family in South Central Los Angeles a few weeks before the city erupts in violence following the verdict of the Rodney King trial.
Final Portrait (exclusive clip) Directed by Stanley Tucci, this film stars Armie Hammer as American writer James Lord and Geoffrey Rush as sculptor Alberto Giacometti, alongside Tony Shalhoub, Clémence Poésy and James Faulkner. Check out an exclusive clip below!
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey Arrow Video puts out a gorgeous transfer of Vincent Ward’s 1988 breakout film. Shot in New Zealand and highly inspired by the medieval art of Hieronymus Bosch, this film features stark black and white imagery of Cumbria in the year 1348 as the black plague looms… only to suddenly turn to color as our heroes travel through a tunnel into 1980’s New Zealand. The disc features a vintage 1989 documentary on the making of the film.
Piranha II: The Spawning James Cameron’s inauspicious directorial debut, arguably the best movie about flying piranhas ever made, comes home to Blu-ray from Scream Factory featuring a spiffy-looking new 2K scan of the camera negative. The disc also features interviews with actor Ricky Paull Goldin and special effects man Brian Wade.
The House of the Dead Also known as Alien Zone, this obscure 1978 anthology movie put out in a loving package by Vinegar Syndrome features the stories of four different corpses and how they each arrived on the slab.
New on Digital HD
Avengers: Infinity War The fourth-highest-grossing film ever at the worldwide box office comes home to Digital platforms. The first part of Marvel Studios’ epic culmination involves nearly every major hero in their roster, with Iron Man, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and the Guardians of the Galaxy being standouts. Josh Brolin truly delivers as the antagonist and central character trying to bring about a universal genocide for the good of the universe. A must-own for all Marvel fans!
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Four The crew of The Ghost makes their final stand against the Empire as every episode of the final season of the fan favorite series comes to home video. The Blu-ray features several exclusive featurettes, including an excellent one with executive producer Dave Filoni dissecting the concept of The Force!
Counterpart: Season 1 (exclusive clip In Season 1 of Starz’s hit show, Academy Award Winner J.K. Simmons plays Howard Silk, a cog of a Berlin-based United Nations spy agency. Howard is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue and danger, where the only man he can trust is “Prime”.