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New Disc/Streaming Announcements: A Vigilante, Leprechaun Returns, Batman on 4K, Fatso, Fighting with my Family

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A Vigilante arrives on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and Digital 5/28

A Vigilante

Street Date: 5/28/19

Blu-ray™ Comb Pack SRP: $22.99

DVD SRP: $19.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Experience Olivia Wilde’s incredible, critically acclaimed performance in the riveting, genre-bending thriller A Vigilante, arriving on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and Digital May 28 from Lionsgate. This film is currently available On Demand. “Olivia Wilde is positively brilliant” (Entertainment Weekly) as an avenger who lives to defend victims of domestic abuse in this electrifying, fight-packed action-thriller.

The A Vigilante Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD will include a never-before-seen making-of featurette, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $22.99 and $19.98, respectively.

 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

Give her a call, and she’ll give you justice. After escaping her violent husband, Sadie (Olivia Wilde) makes it her life’s mission to help free others in danger. Now, after months of rigorous training in survival skills, boxing, and lethal martial arts, Sadie is back with a vengeance in this fight-packed action-thriller.

 

BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES

  • “Catharsis: Creating A Vigilante” Featurette

 

CAST

Olivia Wilde                   TRON: Legacy, The Lazarus Effect, The Words

Leprechaun Returns arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital) and DVD June 11

Leprechaun Returns

Street Date: 6/11/19

Blu-ray™ SRP: $14.99

DVD SRP: $14.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Be careful what you wish for when Leprechaun Returns arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD June 11 from Lionsgate. This film is currently available on Digital and On Demand. The devious and deadly wisecracking Leprechaun that we all know (and love to hate) returns to reclaim his pot of gold from a sorority house property…all while gleefully going on a Leprechaun-style killing spree.

Leprechaun Returns stars Linden Porco as The Leprechaun with his signature hat and shiny shoes, Taylor Spreitler, and Mark Holton, who returns to the series for the first time since the original 1993 film. The Leprechaun Returns Blu-ray and DVD will include a making-of featurette, behind-the-scenes footage, and still gallery, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.99 and $14.98, respectively.

 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

The deadly, wisecracking Leprechaun is back in all his gory glory. When the sorority sisters of the Alpha Upsilon house decide to go green and use an old well as their water source, they unwittingly awaken a pint-sized, green-clad monster.

The Leprechaun wants a pot of gold buried near the sorority house, but first he must recover his powers with a killing spree—and only the girls of AU can stop him.

 

BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES

  • “Going Green with Director Steven Kostanski” Featurette
  • Leprechaun Returns Behind-the-Scenes Footage
  • Still Gallery

 

CAST

Taylor Spreitler           TV’s “Days of Our Lives,” Girl on the Edge, The Contractor

Pepi Sonuga               TV’s “Famous in Love,” TV’s “Ash vs Evil Dead,” TV’s “The Fosters”

Sai Bennett                 TV’s “Mr. Selfridge,” Trapped, TV’s “Knightfall”

Emily Reid                   End of Term, TV’s “Curfew,” Aquilo

Ben McGregor            The Machine, TV’s “Fresh Meat,” TV’s “The Passing Bells”

Linden Porco               Littleman, A Very Larry Christmas, TV’s “Channel Zero”

Mark Holton                Leprechaun, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, A League of Their Own

Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin Arrive on 4K 6/4

Batman 4K

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC announced today that four Batman titles will be released on 4K UHD to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the DC Super Hero created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger.  The films include 1989’s Batman and 1992’s Batman Returns, directed by Tim Burton, and 1995’s Batman Forever and 1997’s Batman & Robin, directed by Joel Schumacher.  The four films, which earned more than $1.2 billion in global box office, have been remastered in 4K UHD for the first time.

 

The films will be available as 4K UHD singles on June 4 and will also be available as a four-film collection on September 17. The 4K UHD singles and the four-film collection available in September will also include remastered Blu-ray discs of the films.

 

Ultra HD* showcases 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider color spectrum, offering consumers brighter, deeper, more lifelike colors for a home entertainment viewing experience like never before.

 

The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray discs of Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin will feature a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.

 

Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $41.99 SRP and feature an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR and digitally remastered Blu-ray disc of the films. Fans can also own Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers beginning on June 4.

The singles and the four-film collection will include collectible packaging with new art designed in stunning glossy retro colors reminiscent of the 1980’s and 1990’s era when the films were originally released in theaters.  The 4K UHD, Blu-ray and Digital versions of the film will collectively include more than 17 hours of previously released extras, including full-length commentaries by director Tim Burton on Batman and Batman Returns and director Joel Schumacher on Batman Forever and Batman & Robin.

 

 

Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

 

1989’s Batman was directed by Tim Burton and stars Jack Nicolson as The Joker and Michael Keaton as the Caped Crusader.  Produced by Jon Peters and Peter Guber from a screenplay by Sam Hamm and Warren Skaren, the film also stars Kim Basinger as Vicki Vale. The film won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction

 

1992’s Batman Returns was also directed by Burton and stars Keaton again as The Dark Knight.  Produced Denise Di Novi and Burton, the screenplay is by Daniel Waters from a story by Waters and Sam Hamm.  The film also stars Danny DeVito as Oswald Cobblepot/The Penguin, Michelle Pfeiffer and Selina Kyle/Catwoman and Christopher Walken as Max Shreck.

 

1995’s Batman Forever was directed by Joel Schumacher and stars Val Kilmer as Batman.

Produced by Tim Burton and Peter McGregor-Scott, the screenplay is by Lee Batchler, Janet Scott-Batchler and Akiva Goldsman from a story by Batchler and Batchler-Scott.  The film also stars Tommy Lee Jones as Harvey Dent/Two-Face, Jim Carrey and Edward Nygma/The Riddler, Nicole Kidman as Dr. Chase Meridian, and Chris O’Donnell as Dick Grayson/Robin.

 

1997’s Batman & Robin saw  Joel Schumacher return as director and stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dr. Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze and George Clooney as Batman.  The film was produced by Tim Burton McGregor-Scott and written by Akiva Goldsman and also stars Chris O’Donnell as Dick Grayson/Robin, Uma Thurman as Dr. Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy, and Alicia Silverstone as Barbara Wilson/Batgirl.

 

 

SYNOPSIS

Batman

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Batman Returns

When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.

Batman Forever

Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.

Batman & Robin

Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.

Fighting With My Family – Starring Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn and Dwayne Johnson – On Digital April 30 and Blu-ray/DVD May 14

Family is worth fighting for in the inspiring underdog story, Fighting With My Family, arriving on Digital April 30, 2019 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand May 14, 2019 from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Set in the competitive world of wrestling, Fighting With My Family is “a wonderful film about finding strength through family and believing in yourself” (Erik Davis, Fandango), brought to life with an electric performance from Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth), and supported by hilarious and heartfelt performances from Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”), Jack Lowden (Mary Queen of Scots), Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead), Vince Vaughn (Swingers), and Dwayne Johnson (Fast and Furious franchise), who also produced the film.

Written and directed by Emmy Award® winner Stephen Merchant (“The Office”), Fighting With My Family is a heartwarming comedy based on the incredible true story of WWE Superstar Paige™ (Pugh). Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak (Lowden) are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her family and face this new, cut-throat world alone. Paige’s journey pushes her to dig deep, fight for her family, and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

 

A “genuinely inspiring” (Nick Allen, RogerEbert.com) film that will make audiences gleam, Fighting With My Family Director’s Cut, on Blu-ray™ and DVD comes with action-packed bonus features that invite viewers into the world of wrestling and take a deeper dive into Paige’s real larger-than-life family. The Blu-ray combo pack also includes a Director’s Cut filled with new and extended scenes not seen in theaters.

Seven Bucks Productions’ Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia served as producers on the film with Hiram Garcia serving as executive producer. Kevin Misher of Misher Films produced alongside WWE Studios and Michael Luisi in association with The Ink Factory. Other executive producers are Daniel Battsek, Tracey Josephs and David Kosse for Film4, Rhodri Thomas (The Ink Factory) and Andy Berman (Misher Films). Film4, who developed the project from its inception, co-financed the film with The Ink Factory.

BONUS EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAYTM

  • Director’s Cut

BONUS FEATURES on BLU-RAYTM AND DVD

  • Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • A Family’s Passion: A Making Of – Go behind-the-scenes to see how the cast and filmmakers tell the story of this family’s passion for wrestling, their ambition for fame and success, and their undying love for one another.
  • Learning the Moves – Discover how the cast, professional wrestlers and filmmakers brought the wrestling to life.
  • Feature Commentary Writer/Director Stephen Merchant
ANNE BANCROFT’S DELICIOUS COMEDY “FATSO” ON BLU-RAY JUNE 25

New Disc/Streaming Announcements: A Vigilante, Leprechaun Returns, Batman on 4K, Fatso, Fighting with my Family 4

Fatso, the beloved 1980 comedy from Brooksfilms, starring Dom DeLuise (Blazing Saddles), and the only film written and directed by the legendary Anne Bancroft (The Graduate), will be bowing on Blu-ray™ on June 25 from Shout Select. The release features new interviews with producers Mel Brooks and Stuart Cornfeld, as well as film historian Maya Montañez Smukler, author of Liberating Hollywood – Women Directors and the Feminist Reform of 1970s American Cinema.
This boisterous, heartwarming comedy about a man caught between his health, his self-esteem and his appetite, highlights DeLuise’s genius for blending pathos and comedy. Bancroft’s deft direction brings to uproarious life the joys and struggles of our relationship with food.
All his life, Dominic DiNapoli (DeLuise) has found comfort in food. But when his sister Antoinette (Bancroft) implores him to stop eating himself into an early grave, Dominic begins bouncing from crash diets to the support group “Chubby Checkers” to all manner of binges in between. In the end, Dominic discovers that what he needs most is a steady diet of love — from his family, from a new and lovely neighborhood acquaintance … and most importantly, from himself.
Fatso is available for pre-order at Shoutfactory.com.
Special Features:
·        “Looking back on Fatso” featurette with Mel Brooks and producer Stuart Cornfeld
·        Interview with Maya Montañez Smukler, author of Liberating Hollywood – Women Directors and the Feminist Reform of 1970s American Cinema
TOM CLANCY’S JACK RYAN SEASON ONE arrives on Blu-ray & DVD June 4

Jack Ryan

John Krasinski (A Quiet Place, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi) stars as Tom Clancy’s iconic CIA analyst in the new hit series “TOM CLANCY’S JACK RYAN” Season One, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD June 4, 2019 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Called “a near-perfect show that hits dead center on every target its aiming for” (Forbes) and voted the #1 most exciting reboot/spinoff by Rotten Tomatoes, “TOM CLANCY’S JACK RYAN” Season One was embraced by critics and audiences alike.  A contemporary take on Clancy’s wildly popular character, the series also stars Wendell Pierce (“The Wire”) and Abbie Cornish (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri).

Created for television by Carlton Cuse (“Lost,” ”Bates Motel”) and Graham Roland (“Fringe,” ”Prison Break”), the show is executive produced by Krasinski, Cuse, Roland,  Academy Award® nominated* director Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) and Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes. Executive producing the series with Bay at Platinum Dunes are Andrew Form (A Quiet Place, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and Brad Fuller (A Quiet Place, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles).

Additionally, Daniel Sackheim (“The Americans”), Mace Neufeld (Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit) and Skydance’s  David EllisonDana Goldberg (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Star Trek Beyond) and Marcy Ross (“Grace and Frankie”, “Altered Carbon”) also executive produce the series with Lindsey Springer and Allyson Seeger serving as a co-executive producers.

“TOM CLANCY’S JACK RYAN” Season One will be available in a 2-Disc Blu-ray or 3-Disc DVD set that each include all eight episodes from the inaugural season, as well as deleted scenes that are exclusive to the release.  The series has already been renewed for a second and third season on Amazon Prime Video.

 

Synopsis

When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the U.S. and her allies.

 

“TOM CLANCY’S JACK RYAN” is a Paramount Television, Amazon Studios and Skydance Television production.

MAJOR LEAGUE | 30th Anniversary tomorrow April 7th! Find out if Major League fans exist outside of Cleveland

New Disc/Streaming Announcements: A Vigilante, Leprechaun Returns, Batman on 4K, Fatso, Fighting with my Family 7

MAJOR LEAGUE will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary on April 7th.  The hysterical comedy centered around America’s pastime stars Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Corbin Bernsen, Rene Russo, and Wesley Snipes.

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