This Week on Blu-ray and DVD: August 18, 2015

A bunch of Disney shorts come to Blu-ray this week!

This week’s titles include Disney shorts, new Criterions and more!

Welcome to’s look at all the top entertainment hitting this week on Blu-ray and DVD. Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at the major new releases, catalogue titles and television collections hitting shelves on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.

This week kicks off with the Walt Disney Studios Short Films Collection, which includes a dozen animated Disney shorts, including: “Frozen Fever (2015),” “Feast (2014),” “Get A Horse! (2013),” “Paperman (2012),” “Tangled Ever After (2012),” “The Ballad of Nessie (2011),” “Tick Tock Tale (2010),” “Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa (2010),” “How to Hook Up Your Home Theater (2007),” “The Little Matchgirl (2006),” “Lorenzo (2004)” and “John Henry (2000).”

Alongside all the Disney shorts, this week brings us recent indie releases Little Boy, featuring Emily Watson and Kevin James, and Strangerland, starring Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes and Hugo Weaving.

Premiering directly to home video, meanwhile, is the animated DC Comics adventure Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem, a Halloween tale in which the Caped Crusader takes on the Joker and a band of super villains.

Shout! Factory delivers two cult classic catalogue titles on Blu-ray this week. The first is Nomads, John McTiernan’s 1986 supernatural thriller, starring Pierce Brosnan. The second is a 20th Anniversary edition of Hackers, the 1995 cyberpunk thriller starring a young Angelina Jolie. It arrives on Blu-ray with a brand-new, feature-length behind-the-scenes documentary.

Warner Archive this week offers up Tony Scott’s 1983 vampire tale The Hunger while the Criterion Collection inducts another classic Francois Truffaut film with a Blu-ray edition of Day For Night.

On the small screen front, this week brings us both The Blacklist: Season Two and Once Upon a Time: Season Four.

You can check out all the cover art in the gallery viewer below alongside a listing of each release’s special features (where applicable): 


Marvel and DC