This week, here are the Movies and TV Shows that will be hitting your favorite stores shelves:
Baby Driver (Sony Pictures), The House (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment), Open Water 3: Cage Dive (Lionsgate Home Entertainment), Wish Upon (Broad Green Pictures), Michael Jackson: Searching For Neverland (Lionsgate Home Entertainment), Dreamgirls Director’s Extended Edition (Paramount Home Entertainment)
Next Week (Tuesday, October 17th):
Girls Trip (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment), Spider-Man: Homecoming (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment), American Gods Season One (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)
Baby Driver (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Eiza Gonzalez, Micah Howard, Lily James, Morgan Brown, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, CJ Jones, Morse Diggs, Sky Ferreira, Lance Palmer, Hudson Meek, Viviana Chavez, Hal Whiteside
“Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman (Lily James) of his dreams, he sees a chance to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break. Coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), Baby must face the music as a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.”
The House (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment):
You can check out my review of THE HOUSE HERE
Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Jason Mantzoukas, Nick Kroll, Jeremy Renner, Allison Tolman, Michaela Watkins, Ryan Simpkins, Jessie Ennis, Rob Huebel, Christina Offley, Rory Scovel, Lennon Parham, Cedric Yarbrough, Kyle Kinane, Andrea Savage,
When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate (Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler) learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to afford.
With the help of their friend and neighbor Frank (Jason Mantzoukas)—also in need of a major payday—they decide to open an illegal casino in his suburban house, risking everything together on a Vegas-style bacchanal where money flows, inhibitions are checked at the door, and all bets are off.
Open Water 3: Cage Dive (Lionsgate Home Entertainment)
Joel Hogan, Josh Potthoff, Megan Peta Hill and Pete Valley
“In this intense thriller, three friends from California head to the rugged Australian coast for a cage-dive encounter with deadly Great Whites. But after attracting a swarm of vicious sharks, their tour boat is destroyed by a massive rogue wave. As clouds gather and darkness descends, the three friends find themselves alone and defenseless, afloat in the chilly ocean as hungry man-eaters begin to circle. With little hope of rescue, they must fight to survive using only their courage.”
Wish Upon (Broadgreen Pictures)
Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Shannon Purser, Ki Hong Lee, Mitchell Slaggert, Alice Lee, Sidney Park, Kevin Hanchard, Sherilyn Fenn, Elisabeth Rohm
After her father (Ryan Phillippe) presents her with a mysterious music box, Clare Shannon (Joey King) is surprised to find her every wish coming true. Her joy slowly morphs into terror as she begins to realize the bloody price of each new wish.
Michael Jackson: Searching For Neverland (Lionsgate Home Entertainment):
Chad L. Coleman, Navi, Sam Adegoke
Based on the best-selling book Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, this Lifetime® Original Movie is told through the eyes of the King of Pop’s trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard. Navi, the world’s #1 Michael Jackson tribute artist, stars in his acting debut alongside Chad L. Coleman as Bill Whitfield and Sam Adegoke as Javon Beard. The movie reveals firsthand the devotion Michael Jackson had to his children, and the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of his life.
Dreamgirls Director’s Extended Edition (Paramount Home Entertainment):
Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Sharon Leal, Hinton Battle, Mariah Iman Wilson, Loretta Devine, Michael-Leon Wooley,
Set in the 1960s, singers Effie (Jennifer Hudson), Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose), and Deena (Beyoncé Knowles) are discovered at a local talent show by ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx). The trio known as “the Dreamettes” is soon offered the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of opening for popular singer James “Thunder” Early (Eddie Murphy). Subsequently molded by Taylor and propelled into the spotlight as “the Dreams,” the girls find their bid for the big time taking priority over personal friendship, and begin to realize that the true cost of fame may be higher than any of them ever anticipated.
Next Week (Tuesday, October 17th):
Girls Trip (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment):
Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Kate Walsh, Mike Colter, Kofi Siriboe with Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah
When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment):
Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Marisa Tomei, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Bokeem Woodbine
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America:
Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark
(Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine–distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man–but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened.
American Gods Season One (Lionsgate Home Entertainment):
Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning, Pablo Schreiber, Peter Stormare, Gillian Anderson, Crispin Glover, Bruce Langley, Demore Barnes, Chris Obi, Omid Abtahi, Orlando Jones,
When Shadow Moon is released from prison, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday and a storm begins to brew. Little does Shadow know, this storm will change the course of his entire life. Left adrift by the recent, tragic death of his wife, and suddenly hired as Mr. Wednesday’s bodyguard, Shadow finds himself in the center of a world that he struggles to understand. It’s a hidden world where magic is real, where the Old Gods fear both irrelevance and the growing power of the New Gods, like Technology and Media. Mr. Wednesday seeks to build a coalition of Old Gods to defend their existence in this new America, and reclaim some of the influence that they’ve lost. As Shadow travels across the country with Mr. Wednesday, he struggles to accept this new reality, and his place in it.
New To 4K Ultra HD:
How The Grinch Stole Christmas (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment):
Jim Carrey, Tayor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon, Clint Howard, Josh Ryan Evans, Mindy Sterling, Rachel Winfree, Rance Howard, Jeremy Howard, T.J. Thyne
Discover the true meaning of the holiday season with the live action adaptation of the beloved classic, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Starring Jim Carrey as the Grinch, director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer reimagine one of the most enduring holiday stories of all time. Why is the Grinch (Carrey) such a grouch? No one seems to know, until little Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen) takes matters into her own hands and turns both Whoville and the Grinch’s world upside down, inside out… and funny side up. Filled with dazzling scenery, special effects, makeup and costumes, this is an adventure “that can make your heart grow three sizes – if you’re not laughing too hard!” (Steve Murray, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Apollo 13 (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment):
Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Miko Hughes, Emily Ann Lloyd, Max Elliott Slade
Nominated for nine Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Apollo 13 is the inspiring and riveting story of the real-life space flight that gripped the nation and changed the world. It had been less than a year since man first walked on the moon, but as far as the American public was concerned, Apollo 13 was just another “routine” space flight – until these infamous words pierced the immense void of space: “Houston, we have a problem.” Produced by Brian Grazer and directed by Ron Howard, Apollo 13 stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise and Ed Harris in NASA’s epic operation to save the lives of 3 astronauts battling to survive an ill-fated mission to the moon.
Serenity (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment):
Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Ron Glass, Chiwetel Ejiofor, David Krumholtz, Michael Hitchcock,
A passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime that will destroy anything — or anyone — to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But, the greatest danger of all may be on their ship. From the mind of Joss Whedon (The Avengers, Firefly) comes an edge-of-your-seat adventure loaded with explosive battles, gripping special effects and fantastic new worlds!
Some other releases from this month that might interest you:
Tuesday, October 24th:
War For The Planet Of The Apes (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment):
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):
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.
Tuesday, October 31st:
Terminator 2: Judgement Day 4K (Lionsgate Home Entertainment):
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick
Terminator 2: Judgment Day shattered the definition of action-filmmaking to become one of the most celebrated sequels of all time. Even in an age of anything-is-possible digital blockbuster filmmaking – with onscreen action often entirely fabricated and “unreal” – T2 remains a touchstone for both filmmakers and movie fans on the use of visual effects, fusing high-tech thrills with an emotional and compelling story.
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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.