The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Dare to live your dreams! Get Ready To Let Life In. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment takes movie-lovers on an uplifting adventure with the release of ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,’ now available on Blu-ray and DVD and Digital HDTM – perfectly timed for Easter gifting. Led by director Ben Stiller and an all-star cast, the film has been hailed by critics worldwide – ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ is a must-own for every collection. With sweeping cinematography and stellar performances ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,’ tells the story of a timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams and when a negative goes missing must embark on an incredible true-life adventure. With stand-out performances from Ben Stiller (Night At The Museum, Meet The Parents) Golden Globe and six-time Emmy Award nominated actress Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live, Bridesmaids, How To Train Your Dragon), Adam Scott (Step Brothers) and Shirley MacLaine (Wild Oats), the ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Blu-ray and DVD is loaded with more than an hour of behind-the-scenes special features, including deleted, extended and alternative scenes, featurettes that dive into filming in Iceland and Walter Mitty history, a gallery of exclusive reference photography, and music video “Stay Alive” by José González, and more. Buy the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack right here
Celebrated for its inventive crimes, charming scenery, and subtle humor, ‘Midsomer Murders: Village Case Files’ returns to DVD in a value-priced collection from Acorn, an RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand. This 8-disc collection includes sixteen feature-length, stand-alone mysteries (Series 8-9, 2004-2006) in broadcast order from the beloved, best-selling U.K. series that counts Johnny Depp and the Queen among its legion of fans. The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary mysteries, available in this distinctively packaged collection. Midsomer Murders premiered in the U.K. in 1997 and one hundred feature-length episodes have aired with new episodes still in production. In the U.S., the series has been seen on A&E, The Biography Channel and public television. The English village mystery gets a contemporary spin in this hit British television series that has earned a worldwide following. Bucolic settings harbor macabre crimes and eccentric characters that are no match for nice-guy detective Tom Barnaby (John Nettles, Bergerac) and his assistants Sergeant Dan Scott (John Hopkins, Love in a Cold Climate) and Detective Constable Ben Jones (Jason Hughes, This Life). Guest stars of Series 8-9 include: Jane Wymark (Poldark 2), Laura Howard (So Haunt Me), Diana Quick (The Phantom of the Opera, Brideshead Revisited), Elizabeth Spriggs (Doctor Who), Simon Callow (Amadeus), Harriet Walter (Atonement), Annette Crosbie (The Six Wives of Henry VIII), George Baker (The Ruth Rendell Mysteries), Siân Phillips (Dune), Peter Capaldi (The Thick of It; In the Loop) and Julia McKenzie (Marple, Notes on a Scandal). Buy the Village Case Files DVD right here.
Return to the meanest streets of East London with the Blu-ray and DVD release of BBC America’s critically acclaimed crime drama ‘Ripper Street‘ from BBC Home Entertainment. ‘Ripper Street: Season Two’ provides a vivid, violent look at Victorian London as it staggers toward the Twentieth Century. The long shadow of Jack the Ripper may be gone, but the job of protecting London’s Whitechapel district has never been harder for Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen, Anna Karenina) and his loyal deputies Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake (Jerome Flynn, Game of Thrones) and Captain Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg, Elementary). The year is 1890. As the century enters its final decade, recession stalks Great Britain. Its preeminent role in the world is under threat and nowhere is the bloated British Empire’s problems felt more keenly than in its dark heart: the East End of London. Against a society in rapid decline, the men of Metropolitan Police’s H Division take on new crimes including a new drug scourge of an imperial nature, a female gang set on vengeance against their industrial tormentors, escaped bombers, subversive cult Svengalis and a mad eugenicist that stalks the circus freak shows for prey – an investigation that brings the elusive “Elephant Man” (Joseph Drake, Doctors) to their aid. These new threats will test Reid and his allies to their very limit, all while facing corruption in their own ranks from the neighboring force of Limehouse’s K Division, and its formidable and entirely amoral leader, Detective Inspector Jedediah Shine (Joseph Mawle, Game of Thrones). The team faces challenges on the home front too. Without his wife Emily to anchor him, Reid wrestles personal demons of guilt and isolation. Drake has a new wife; but in committing to her, may have lost the brutal intensity that was a hallmark of his policing. Jackson, no longer bound by the need to keep a low profile, questions the suitability of Whitechapel as a place to call home while ‘Long’ Susan Hart (Myanna Buring, Downton Abbey) struggles to protect her brothel on Tenter Street and livelihood from the secret debt she owes the ruthless moneylender, Silas Duggan. Buy the Season 2 Blu-ray right here.
In the biggest original-comedy opening since Ted, a seasoned police detective takes his fast-talking brother-in-law-to-be on the ride of a lifetime. ‘Ride Along’ is now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, including Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet and On Demand from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. An all-new comedy from director Tim Story (Think Like a Man, Fantastic Four, Barbershop), ‘Ride Along‘ stars actor and recording artist Ice Cube (Barber Shop, 21 Jump Street) and actor and comedian Kevin Hart (Think Like a Man, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain) in a can’t miss movie. The film also features hysterical performances from Tika Sumpter (Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas, “The Have and Have Nots”), John Leguizamo (Kick-Ass 2, The Lincoln Lawyer), Bryan Callen (The Hangover, Warrior), Bruce McGill (Lincoln, Collateral), and Laurence Fishburne (Man of Steel, The Matrix). The Blu-ray Combo Pack also contains an alternate take, an alternate ending and behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the stars and filmmakers. Buy the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack right here.
A great deal of time passes between Seasons Three and Four allowing time for the show’s extraordinary characters to develop even more fully. Additionally to the crew, including Noranti and Sikozu, as well as a shocking former enemy, play major roles in a series of thrilling, surreal, and nearly lethal adventures. As each season has raised the stakes for the crew, this final season raises the stakes for the universe itself, with escalating dangers that threated not only the Farscape galaxy,l but Crichton’s home galaxy as well. Season 4 features some of the most imaginative science fiction seen in the series, while always remaining true to the extraordinary characters, passionate chemistry and whip-crack dialogue that have become Farscape signatures. Buy the complete Season 4 DVD right here.
‘Bletchley Circle,’ is based on the lives of four extraordinary and brilliant women with the ability to break codes, a skill honed during World War II when they worked undercover at Bletchley Park, site of the United Kingdom’s main decryption establishment, the women use their code-breaking skills to solve crimes in post-war London. Joining Anna Maxwell Martin (Susan), Rachael Stirling (Millie), Sophie Rundle (Lucy), and Julie Graham (Jean), who are all returning from Season 1, is Olivier Award-nominated actress Hattie Morahan (Alice). Distributed worldwide by Content Television, ‘The Bletchley Circle’ Season 2 is created and written by Guy Burt (“Kingdom,” “The Borgias”) produced by Trevor Hopkins (“Strike Back” “Kidnap and Ransom”) and executive produced by Jake Lushington (“The Devil’s Whore,” “Mysterious Creatures”). “Blood on Their Hands” is directed by Jamie Payne (“The White Queen” “Doctor Who”) and “Uncustomed Goods” is directed by Sarah Harding (“Queer as Folk” “Pollyanna”). Buy the Season 2 DVD right here.
Angry Birds Toons
Just in time for Easter, the fan-favorite birds are back with more exciting animated adventures with the release of ‘Angry Birds Toons,’ Season 1, Volume 2 on Blu-ray and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Fans of all ages can join Chuck, Matilda, Red, Bomb, the Blues and Terence as they attempt to foil the sneaky scheming of the Bad Piggies in 26 entertaining episodes, incorporating more than 80 minutes of Angry Birds fun. Based on the No. 1 paid mobile app of all time, ’Angry Birds Toons,’ Season 1, Volume 2 is the next installment in the globally beloved Angry Birds story. The whole family will get to ride along for new adventures, as the beloved birds are brought to life. The Blu-ray and DVD each feature all-new bonus material, including more never-before-seen “Meet the Characters” pods, introducing Bomb Bird, Terrence and Chef Pig. The Blu-ray and DVD also include “Easter Egg Hunt,” a holiday special in which one of the Pigs finds a golden Easter Egg and must become a master of disguise if he wants to keep it from the Angry Birds. Additional bonus features include four behind-the-scenes featurettes, taking fans through the process of bringing the characters to animated life. Both the Blu-ray and DVD also come with an exclusive redemption code to download the “Angry Birds Friends” mobile game Power Up Pack, which includes more than 900 Bird Coins that can be used for in-game purchases– a $5.99 value. Welcome back to Piggy Island, where the Angry Birds’ survival is at stake! Join Red, Chuck, Matilda, Bomb, the Blues and Terence as they continue to hatch up schemes to foil the sneaky Bad Piggies who plot to steal their eggs. Based on one of the most popular games in history, ‘Angry Birds Toons, Season 1 Volume 2′ brings back fan-favorite characters for 26 more fun-filled adventures. Will our heroes defeat the mischievous Piggies once and for all? Toon in and find out. Buy the Season 1, Volume 2 DVD right here.
Jonny Quest, Hadji, Bandit, Dr. Quest and Race Bannon return for an all-new suite of super-adventures in this originally syndicated sequel series from the heyday of the animation awesome age. Breaking up the band of boy bros in this 13-Episode go round is plucky, precocious pre-teen tomboy Jessie Bradshaw while Team Quest gets a super powered assist courtesy of their stone man ally, Hardrok. The Quest plane gets a too-cool makeover, too, now jetting the skyways as Questor 1 and Questor 2, capable of splitting off a hi-speed shuttle for one-man missions. But the more things change…the more Jonny and company still square off against weird menaces from the very edge of science! Giant Viking apes, prehistoric reptile clones, animated clay warriors are just some of the fantastic foes faced in this funtastic new series…not to mention the implacable, fiendish Dr. Zin. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to cry “Sim Sim Sala Bim”! Buy the Complete Eighties Adventures at WBshop.com.
Flowers in the Attic
Based on the bestselling book by V.C. Andrews, the highly anticipated film adaptation that remains true to the novel, ‘Flowers In The Attic’ is now available on DVD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Featuring an all-star cast including Heather Graham (Boogie Nights), Academy Award Winner Ellen Burstyn (Best Actress in a Leading Role, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, 1975) and Kiernan Shipka (AMC’s “Mad Men”), the made-for-TV movie premiered to 6.1 million viewers which is ad-supported cable’s most-watched original movie since November 2012. The Lifetime Original Movie, Flowers In The Attic, is a gothic story of four siblings who, after the death of their father, are torn from a peaceful life and subjected to abuse resulting from a dark, family secret. Abandoned by their mother and forced to endure unimaginable treatment living in the attic of their grandparents’ mansion, the children form their own family unit. But as the oldest boy and girl come of age both emotionally and physically while caring for their younger siblings, they are entrapped by their family’s sordid past as they try to survive and escape the harsh living conditions. Buy the DVD right here.
Charlie Sheen (TV’s “Two And A Half Men”) is back and badder than ever with the release of ‘Anger Management: Volume Three,’ now available on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet) and Digital HD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The third volume of the hilarious hit FX series, showcasing some of Charlie Sheen’s finest antics, also stars Selma Blair (The Sweetest Thing, Cruel Intentions), Shawnee Smith (Saw) and Martin Sheen (TV’s “The West Wing,” Apocalypse Now). ‘Anger Management: Volume Three’ follows Charlie Goodman (Charlie Sheen), a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. He has a successful private practice, holding sessions with his group of primary-patient regulars each week, as well as performing pro bono counseling for an inmate group at a state prison. His life is complicated by his relationships with his own therapist and best friend (Selma Blair), his ex-wife (Shawnee Smith) whose positive outlook but poor life-choices frustrate Charlie, their 15-year-old daughter who has OCD (Daniela Bobadilla) and, of course, his interfering and meddlesome father, Martin (Martin Sheen). Buy the Volume 3 Blu-ray right here.
Ranked the 25th top anime series of all time in Japan, ‘Saint Seiya’ is considered to be one of the great phenomenon anime titles of the time and a Japanese crossover success in the vein of anime powerhouses like ‘Digimon’ and ‘Yu-Gi-Oh.’ The series follows five mystical warriors called the “Saints” who fight wearing sacred armors, the designs of which are derived form the various constellations. The characters have adopted their destined guardian symbols, and are empowered by a mystical energy. The Saints have sworn to defend the reincarnation of the Greek goddess Athena in her battle against the other Gods who want to dominate the world. Buy the Sanctuary Collection DVD right here.
A single mistake puts a 19-year old girl behind bars, where she experiences the terrors and torments of women in prison. Eleanor Parker received an Oscar nomination for her role, one of many fine performances elicited by noted director John Cromwell (“Abe Lincoln in Illinois,” “The Enchanted Cottage”). Co-starring Agnes Moorehead (“Citizen Kane,” TV’s “Bewitched”). Buy the DVD at WBshop.com.
Trap for Cinderella
Following a house fire in France that killed her childhood friend and left her badly burned, 20-year-old photographer Micky (Tuppence Middleton, Love Punch, The Lady Vanishes) wakes up in a Swiss clinic, suffering from amnesia. Remembering nothing about the incident or her past, she’s whisked away by her wealthy aunt’s assistant to her childhood home in England, where she begins to piece together her memories. Through reconnections with people from her former life as well as mementos that provide clues to who she was, Micky begins to unravel the tangled web of her psyche. But as she gets closer and closer to rebuilding her old self, she begins to uncover evidence of a deadly plot that may have led to the fatal. With twisting suspense and jaw-dropping thrills, ‘Trap For Cinderella‘ is a unique whodunit of shocking self-discovery. Directed by Iain Softley (The Wings of the Dove, The Skeleton Key, Inkheart), the “solid genre fare” (Anna Smith, Empire) is based on the classic novel by Sebastien Japrisot (A Very Long Engagement). Buy the DVD right here.
The Gabby Douglas Story
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment present the inspirational story of two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas with the release of Lifetime’s ‘The Gabby Douglas Story,’ now available on DVD. Starring in this uplifting biopic is Sydney Mikayla (TV’s “Whitney”) as the younger Douglas and Imani Hakim (TV’s “Everybody Hates Chris”) as the teenage Olympian, along with Regina King (TV’s “Southland”) and S. Epatha Merkerson (TV’s “Law & Order”) as mother and grandmother respectively. Perfect for family viewing, ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’ recounts how this young African-American athlete overcame numerous obstacles to not only make the 2012 U.S. Women’s Gymnastic team, but also go on to win two Olympic gold medals. Featuring gymnastic scenes performed by Douglas herself, ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’ is an inspiring example of how dedication and sacrifice can empower men and women of all ages to strive for their dreams. ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’ is directed by Gregg Champion (TV’s “Amish Grace”), teleplay by Maria Nation and story by Sterling Anderson and Maria Nation. The film debuted on Lifetime Feb. 1. A prodigy from a very young age, Gabby Douglas won numerous state gymnastics championship titles in her age group throughout her early competitive career. Although Gabby and her family faced economic challenges at home she made the difficult decision to move to Iowa, to train with renowned coach Liang Chow to pursue her dream of Olympic glory. Buoyed by her early success, dedication, faith and unyielding love from her family, Gabby made it to the 2012 Olympics in London. Her sacrifice and perseverance were triumphantly rewarded with Team Competition and Individual All-round gold medals, placing Gabby and her teammates – known as “The Fierce Five” — among the world’s all-time greats in gymnastics. Buy the DVD right here.
The eighth and final season of David E. Kelley’s Emmy Award-winning legal drama ‘The Practice‘ is now available in a 6-DVD set from Shout! Factory. ‘The Practice: The Final Season’ paved the way for its critically acclaimed spin-off, Boston Legal. Major upheavals have left Ellenor (Camryn Manheim), Eugene (Steve Harris) and Jimmy (Michael Badalucco) in charge of the firm. In an attempt to rebuild their ranks, Ellenor hires an old friend: the enigmatic and ethically-challenged Alan Shore (James Spader). Shore’s brilliant-yet-highly-unorthodox methods succeed in winning big cases — but will they also threaten the future of the firm? Buy the Final Season DVD right here.
The Invisible Woman
Sony Pictures Classics and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are pleased to announce the Blu-ray Combo Pack release of ‘The Invisible Woman.’ Directed by two-time Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (1997, Best Actor in a Leading Role, The English Patient; 1994, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Schindler’s List), ‘The Invisible Woman’ is based on the true story of a young actress’ exciting but fragile relationship with the famous Charles Dickens. Fiennes stars as the legendary author with Felicity Jones (upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Like Crazy) as his mistress, Nelly Ternan, and Academy Award nominee Kristen Scott Thomas (1997, Best Actress in a Leading Role, The English Patient) as Nelly’s concerned but tolerant mother. Special features on the Combo Pack will include a Commentary and a Q & A with Ralph Fiennes and Felicity Jones, as well as a Red Carpet featurette from the Toronto International Film Festival. ‘The Invisible Woman’s Academy Award-winning Costume Designer, Michael O’Connor (2009, Best Costume Design, The Duchess), has received both Oscar and BAFTA nominations for Costume Design for his authentic Victorian costumes. The film was an official selection at the Telluride, New York and Toronto International Film Festivals. Nelly (Felicity Jones) is haunted by her past. Her memories take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity. Dickens – famous, controlling and emotionally isolated within his success – falls for Nelly. As Nelly becomes the focus of Dickens’ passion and his muse, for both of them secrecy is the price, and for Nelly a life of “invisibility.” Buy the Blu-ray right here.
Date and Switch
Nicholas Braun (The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, Poltergeist), Hunter Cope (April Apocalypse) and Dakota Johnson (upcoming Fifty Shades Of Grey) star in a look at an untraditional love triangle, ‘Date And Switch,’ now available on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet) and Digital HD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Written by Alan Yang (TV’s “Parks and Recreation”) and directed by Chris Nelson (Ass Backwards), the laugh-out-loud comedy stars some of film and television’s funniest actors including Nick Offerman (TV’s “Parks and Recreation,” We’re The Millers), Gary Cole (HBO’s “Veep,” Office Space), Megan Mullally (TV’s “Will and Grace”), Sarah Hyland (TV’s “Modern Family), Brian Geraghty (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Zach Cregger (TV’s “Guys With Kids”) and Wendi McLendon-Covey (TV’s “The Goldbergs,”Bridesmaids). High school seniors Michael and Matty have been best friends since 3rd grade. Still virgins, they make a pact to help each other “score” before Senior Prom. But relationships get complicated and their mission takes an unexpected turn when Michael falls for Matty’s ex-girlfriend and Matty announces that he’s gay. Buy the Blu-ray right here.
In this adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure novel, young Jim Hawkins (Jackie Cooper) finds a treasure map and sets sail for a tropical island to find the riches–aboard a ship captained by pirate Long John Silver (Wallace Beery), who is eager to doublecross the boy and steal the buried treasure. Buy the DVD at WBshop.com.
The Making of a Lady
Based on a novel by celebrated writer Frances Hodgson Burnett (“The Secret Garden,” “A Little Princess”), ‘The Making of a Lady’ is the story of the educated but penniless Emily Fox Seton (Lydia Wilson, “South Riding,” “Any Human Heart”). During her duties as a lady’s companion for Lady Maria (Joanna Lumley, “Absolutely Fabulous,” “Marple”), she meets her employer’s wealthy widower nephew, Lord James Walderhurst (Linus Roache, “Titanic,” “Batman Begins”). Accepting his practical, if unromantic, marriage proposal, Emily finds solace in the company of Walderhurst’s nephew Alec Osborn (James D’Arcy, “Cloud Atlas,” “Hitchcock”) and his glamorous wife, Hester (Hasina Haque), after Lord James leaves to rejoin his regiment. But all is not what it seems as an increasingly contented Emily has no inkling her life is actually in danger. While Walderhurst risks his life overseas, Emily, alone with the Osborns, seems powerless to avoid the threat that begins to encircle her and begins to fear for her life. Buy the DVD right here.
Academy Award Winner Jean Dujardin (Best Actor, The Artist, 2011) and Academy Award nominee Tim Roth (Best Supporting Actor, Rob Roy, 1995) star in new spy thriller ‘Möbius,’ now available on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Written and directed by Eric Rochant (Love Without Pity), the Möbius Blu-ray and DVD includes a multi-part “making of” featurette along with extended interviews with the cast and crew. In the high stakes world of espionage, one Russian FSB operative will do whatever it takes to crack an international money laundering operation and American banker, Alice, is the key. The only problem is that he isn’t the only one after Alice. Now he must find out who he can trust and use everything he knows in order to get to the truth and bring down a powerful Russian oligarch. Buy the Blu-ray right here.
The Carol Burnett Show
Get ready for the latest installment in the best-selling TV DVD franchise: ‘The Carol Burnett Show: Carol’s Crack Ups.’ Featuring 17 uncut episodes and a spectacular selection of specially-produced extras – many never before available in a wide retail release – the 6-DVD collection is now available for classic TV aficionados and comedy lovers. Carol, the 2013 winner of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, personally selected the 17 hilarious episodes in ‘The Carol Burnett Show: Carol’s Crack Ups.’, from her extensive archive. They all feature one of the show’s fan-favorite hallmarks: sketches so funny that they tested the strength of even the most seasoned cast members — Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner, Tim Conway and later Dick Van Dyke. Among other unforgettable moments, enjoy Harvey Korman cracking up with Tim Conway in numerous sketches, and, see Carol try to hold back the laughs as Vicki Lawrence took the stage as her timeless character, Mama. Across 6 spectacularly-loaded DVDs, consumers will crack-up along with Carol and crew in uncut episodes as they originally aired on television. Showcasing some of the most acclaimed and beloved moments from the legendary series from television’s Golden Age, the set includes classic sketches such as “The Family,” “Carol and Sis,” “Alice Portnoy,” “The Charwoman” and “The Old Folks,” along with sidesplitting parodies and favorite segments including “TV Commercials,” “Terminal Hospital,” Rebecky and Raised to Be Rotten. And, adding to the crack ups are guest stars galore, including such luminaries as Carl Reiner, Charo, Roddy McDowall, Ruth Buzzi, Andy Griffith and many others. Buy the Carol’s Crack Ups DVD right here.
Garden Thieves Pictures is excited to announce that Scott P. Harris’ ‘Being Ginger‘ is now available on DVD. Since the film’s premiere at the Irish Redhead Convention in Ireland, the film has received audience and critical acclaim for its universal themes of knowing, accepting and loving yourself for what makes you different. ‘Being Ginger’ is a wonderful, illuminating look into the life of the film’s director, Scott P. Harris. At first the film seems to be a comedy about a red haired man trying to find love. But through revealing moments, whimsical animation, and compelling interviews, a universal story arises. We are all different. We all have aspects of our lives that set us apart from the crowd and greatly affect us. In Scott’s case, it’s his red hair. Through captivating storytelling, we journey with Scott as he lets the viewer into his thoughts, experiences, and internal processing of how his red hair has influence over his life and how it makes him feel about himself. Buy the DVD right here.
As the strict Game Master of a fantasy role-playing game, Scott (Sam Eidson) leads his friends in a weekly quest through mysterious lands from the safety of his grandmother’s kitchen. But his mastery of his own domain starts to slip — along with everything else in his life — when cool new guy Miles (Garrett Graham) joins the game, quickly winning over the group with his confident charm. When Scott is finally dethroned by an unexpected coup, he realizes he must roll the dice and risk everything to expose Miles as the fraud he believes him to be. A darkly comedic fable of epic proportions, ‘Zero Charisma‘ is an ode to nerds from every realm.Buy the DVD right here.
Confession of Murder
Writer/Director JUNG Byung-gil unleashes endless action and suspense with the release of ‘Confession of Murder’ on Blu-ray and DVD from Well Go USA Entertainment. Detective Choi is a broken man, a tough guy cop whose lasting legacy is to be the one who almost captured a vicious serial killer ten years earlier. His failure left him physically and mentally scarred while the killer was left to walk free. When the statute of limitations on the case runs out, a book is released by an author who claims to be the killer. The book sparks a media frenzy, with Choi and the families of the dead left to watch impotently as the killer becomes a media celebrity. But the fact that the law can’t touch him doesn’t mean Choi and the others can’t … Jung Jae-Young (Public Enemy 3, Battle Ground 625) as the Detective and Park Si-Hoo (Haru: An Unforgettable Day in Korea) as the author headline the cast. Bonus materials include a behind-the-scenes featurette and interviews with the cast and crew. He’s a killer. He didn’t get caught. And he’s about to be famous. When the statute of limitations expires on a series of high-profile murders, a handsome and mysterious young man emerges with a tell-all book, taking credit for the crimes. As he seduces the media into following him to book signings and televised debates, the officer who hunted him falls deeper into obsession, and the victims’ families plot their own revenge. Buy the Blu-ray right here.
Officer Duke has a bit of a problem: He accidentally shot a man while holding a teenager (rocker Marilyn Manson) captive, and now he’s storing the body in the trunk of his car. Luckily Officer Duke (Mark Burnham, The F-List) fits right in with the rest of the local police force, who really couldn’t care less about solving crimes and are much more interested in committing petty theft, blackmailing colleagues, soliciting prostitutes, sexually harassing the community and pursuing careers in electronic music. So they probably aren’t going to be so helpful when it comes to dealing with that body in the trunk anyway, which means Officer Duke may not have that much of a problem after all. In the absurdist ensemble comedy ‘Wrong Cops,’ from director Quentin Dupieux (Rubber, Wrong) – “a helmer who’s become quite skilled at concocting ludicrousness” (Brian Orndorf, Blu-ray.com – the cops may have gone wrong, but their depraved behavior makes the laughs feel … also wrong. The film features a great cast including Eric Wareheim (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Funny or Die Presents), Ray Wise (Twin Peaks, 24), Grace Zabriskie (Twin Peaks, The Killing) and Roxane Mesquida (Fat Girl, The Last Mistress). Buy the DVD right here.
A new generation of ninja has emerged! They are agile, quick, invisible, and they do not use GPS! ‘Shuriken School: The Ninja’s Secret’ follows Eizan, Jimmy and Okuni, three friends who must release their inner ninjas when Eizan’s dad is kidnapped by professionals. After one solid year of training at Shuriken School where they learned to melt into walls, fly over rooftops and disappear in a cloud of smoke, the boys are prepared to find and rescue Eizan’s dad before it’s too late. Buy the Ninja’s Secret DVD right here.
Murder on the Home Front
Set during the London Blitz of 1940, ‘Murder on the Home Front,’ a production of Carnival Films, sheds a different light on the everyday horrors of living in a city where death can visit at any moment. Vibrant, defiant and energetic, this is a world of people living life for the moment. It is also a world where criminals can use the blackout and devastation to hide their darkest activities. As the Luftwaffe drop their bombs from above, below people are literally getting away with murder. The DVD and Blu-ray include special features – interviews with the cast and crew. The program will also be available for digital download. Patrick Kennedy (“Boardwalk Empire,” “Parade’s End”) stars as Dr. Lennox Collins, a pathologist new to murder cases and obsessed with pursuing the truth through all means available. This often pits him against his superiors and, in particular, the highly respected Professor Henry Stephens, played by James Fleet (“Four Weddings and a Funeral,” “The Vicar of Dibley”). Breaking barriers is Tamzin Merchant (“Jane Eyre,” “The Tudors”) as Molly Cooper, who, alongside Dr. Collins, discovers a serial killer at large under cover of the Blitz. Buy the DVD right here.
Stan Lee’s Mighty 7: Beginnings
From the mind of comic legend Stan Lee, the celebrated creator of Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man, Thor and many others, comes an all-new adventure Stan Lee’s Mighty 7: Beginnings, now available on Blu-ray/DVD combo and DVD from Cinedigm. ‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7: Beginnings’ is produced by Stan Lee Comics, a joint venture among Genius Brands International, Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment and Archie Comics, and is the first in a trilogy of feature-length films premiering on The Hub Network and supported by a licensing program to include digital comic books, toys, apparel, and video games. An animated television series is also set to debut in 2015 on The Hub Network. Available exclusively at Walmart and Sam’s Club locations nationwide, the hilarious, post-modern adventure features the voice talents of Armie Hammer (The Lone Ranger), Christian Slater (“Mind Games”), Mayim Bialik (“Big Bang Theory”), Teri Hatcher (“Desperate Housewives”), Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Darren Criss (“Glee”), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings), Jim Belushi (Snow Buddies), Michael Ironside (X-Men: First Class), and – of course! – Stan Lee. Interestingly, Stan Lee’s Mighty 7: Beginnings marks the first time Stan Lee has written himself into one of his projects. When seven aliens crash land on Earth in hot pursuit by evil forces, they meet the famous comic writer Stan Lee who is in the midst of a writer’s block. The perfect subjects for his new book, Stan agrees to hide them in his Malibu beach house and teach them all they need to know about becoming super heroes. The Stan Lee’s Mighty 7: Beginnings Blu-ray/DVD Combo and DVD include $6.25 e-Movie Cash, and the Combo is packed with exclusive, must-see content such as extended scenes, Script-to-Screen featurette, Composer’s Favorite Music Cue’s, a Stan Lee Trivia Game, Production Sketches and more. The DVD includes downloadable wallpapers and coloring sheets. Stan Lee’s Mighty 7: Beginnings made its broadcast premiere on The Hub in February 2014.