Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Blu-Ray/DVD Releases: Jan 15, 2013

Look's like we're into the third week of the new year, and with that comes a few new titles ready be inserted into the ole Blu-ray player. The most exciting releases are the Liam Neeson actioner, Taken 2, and Ghost House Picture's new fright fest, The Possession. If you regularly view the blog, you might have noticed that I've previously written a review on The Possession, which you can find a link to inside. If those two titles don't strike your fancy, don't fret, those aren't the only ones I've handpicked.

-Special Features are for Blu-ray editions only-





Taken 2 (Blu/DVD)

Actors: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser, Jon Gries
Director: Olivier Megaton
Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Dubbed: French, Spanish
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Number of discs: 2
Rated: PG-13
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Run Time: 92 minutes
-Special Features-
  • Unrated and Theatrical Cut
  • Black Ops Field Manual and Kill Counter
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes
  • Alternative Ending and More




The Possession (Blu/DVD)

Review
Actors
: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedwick
Director: Ole Bornedal
Format: AC-3, Closed-captioned, Dolby, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: PG-13
Studio: LIONSGATE
Run Time: 103 minutes


-Special Features-
  • Audio Commentary with Director Ole Bornedal
  • Audio Commentary with Writers Juliet Snowden and Stiles White
  • The Real History of the Dibbuk Box Featurette 
  • Theatrical Trailer



To Rome with Love (Blu/DVD)

Actors: Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Penélope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page
Director: Woody Allen
Format: AC-3, Dolby, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English
Region: Region A/1
Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: R
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Run Time: 112 minutes
-Special Features-
Con Amore: A Passion for Rome




About Cherry (Blu/DVD)

Actors: James Franco, Ashley Hinshaw, Heather Graham
Director: Stephen Elliott
Format: Widescreen
Language: English
Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: R
Studio: MPI HOME VIDEO
Run Time: 102 minutes


-Special Features-
Not yet announced







Won't Back Down (Blu/DVD)

Actors: Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter, Oscar Isaac, Rosie Perez
Director: Daniel Barnz
Writers: Daniel Barnz, Brin Hill
Producers: Mark Johnson, Ron Schmidt, Tom Williams
Format: AC-3, Dolby, Dubbed, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Dubbed: French, Spanish
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: PG
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Run Time: 121 minutes
-Special Features-
  • Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director Daniel Barnz 
  • A Tribute to Teachers 
  • The Importance of Education 
  • Audio Commentary with Director Daniel Barnz 
  • Theatrical Trailer 
  • Sneak Peek 
  • Ultraviolet Copy





Branded (Blu/DVD)


Actors: John Laskowski, Andrey Kaykov
Format: Closed-captioned, DTS Surround Sound, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: R
Studio: Lions Gate
Run Time: 106 minutes


-Special Features-

  • Commentary with Writers, Directors and Producers Jamie Bradshaw and Alexander Doulerain.
  • Theatrical Trailer 1 
  • Theatrical Trailer 2