Here’s what will be hitting your favorite stores shelves this week:
War For The Planet Of The Apes (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment), Planet Of The Apes Trilogy (Rise, Dawn, War) (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment), Annabelle: Creation (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment), Cars 3 (Digital HD) (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment), The EMOJI Movie (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
The Dark Tower (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment), Kidnap (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment)
Tuesday, October 24th:
War For The Planet Of The Apes (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment):
Check out my review HERE
Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Andy Serkis, Toby Kebbell, Judy Greer
Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both of their species and the future of the planet.
Planet Of The Apes Trilogy (Rise, Dawn & War):
Annabelle: Creation (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment):
Stars: Miranda Otto, Javer Botet, Stephanie Sigman, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Talitha Bateman, Anthony LaPaglia, Adam Bartley, Lulu Wilson
Former toy maker Sam Mullins and his wife Esther are happy to welcome a nun and six orphaned girls into their California farmhouse. Years earlier, the couple lost their 7-year-old daughter Annabelle in a tragic car accident. Terror soon strikes when one of the girls finds a seemingly innocent doll that seems to have a life of its own.
Cars 3 (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment):
Owen Wilson (Lightning McQueen), Larry The Cable Guy (Mater), Bonnie Hunt (Sally Carrer) and Cheech Marin (Ramone). New voice cast members feature: Armie Hammer (Jackson Storm), Cristela Alonzo (Cruz Ramirez), Kerry Washington, Nathan Fillion and Lea DeLaria. Making special appearances from NASCAR: Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty, Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney, Daniel Suarez and Bubba Wallace.
The third chapter of Lightning’s story pays homage to NASCAR with four characters based on real-life stock car racing legends. Chris Cooper (“Adaptation,” “American Beauty”) voices Doc Hudson’s crew chief Smokey; team owner and NASCAR racing legend Junior Johnson lends his voice to Junior “Midnight” Moon; three-time Emmy® winner Margo Martindale (FX’s “The Americans,” FX’s “Justified,” Amazon’s “Sneaky Pete”) provides the voice of Louise “Barnstormer” Nash; and Isiah Whitlock Jr. (HBO’s “The Wire,” “Cedar Rapids,” HBO’s “Veep”) is the voice of River Scott. The film also features NASCAR drivers and the voices behind the sport, as well as a host of returning characters from Radiator Springs and the “Cars” racing world.
The EMOJI Movie (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment):
James Corden, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Rahael Ray, Sean Hayes, Jake T. Austin, Tati Gabrielle, Jude Kouyate, Jeff Ross, Hunter March, Tony Leondis, Mellisa Sturm, Eric Siegel
Hidden inside a smartphone, the bustling city of Textopolis is home to all emojis. Each emoji has only one facial expression, except for Gene, an exuberant emoji with multiple expressions. Determined to become “normal” like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his best friend Hi-5 and a notorious code breaker called Jailbreak. During their travels through the other apps, the three emojis discover a great danger that could threaten their phone’s very existence.
HITTING 4K ULTRA HD THIS WEEK:
Warrior 4K Ultra HD (Lionsgate Home Entertainment):
Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison, Frank Grillo, Kevin Dunn, Maximiliano Hernandez, Bryan Callen, Sam Sherdian, Fernando Chien, Jake McLaughlin, Vanessa Martinez, Denzel Whitaker, Carlos Miranda, Manuel Espinosa,
An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns home and enlists his father, a recovering alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. Tommy’s estranged brother Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to provide for his family as a public school teacher, also enters the competition. Set on a collision course with each other, the two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart, all the while waging the most intense winner-take-all battle of their lives.
Next Week, Tuesday, October 31st:
The Dark Tower (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment):
Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Katheryn Winnick, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee, Jackie Earle Haley
Based on the best-selling book series by highly-acclaimed author Stephen King. The last Gunslinger, Roland (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the epic battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.
From Columbia Pictures and MRC, directed by Nikolaj Arcel from a screenplay by Akiva Goldsman & Jeff Pinkner and Anders Thomas Jensen & Nikolaj Arcel, THE DARK TOWER was produced by Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Erica Huggins and executive produced by G. Mac Brown and Jeff Pinkner.
Kidnap (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment):
Halle Berry, Dana Gourrier, Christopher Berry, Sage Correa, Lew Temple, Malea Rose, Didi Costine, Ritchie Montgomery, Kurt Krause, Robert Walker Branchaud, Chris McGinn
A typical afternoon in the park turns into a nightmare for single mom Karla Dyson (Academy Award® winner Halle Berry) when her son suddenly disappears. Without a cell phone and knowing she has no time to wait for police help, Karla jumps in her own car and sets off in pursuit of the kidnappers. A relentless, edge-of-your-seat chase ensues, where Karla must risk everything to not lose sight of her son. In this tense, action-fueled thriller from the producers of Salt and Transformers, one mother’s heroic attempt to take back her son leads her to ask herself how far she will go to save her child.