PREACHER: Season One comes home in October

Sony Picture Home Entertainment has announced that PREACHER: Season One will be released, on Blu-ray and DVD, on October 4th. PREACHER is based on the amazing comic book series from Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. Jesse Custer (played by Dominic Cooper) a down and out Texas preacher that becomes imbibed with the incredible power of Genesis, an entity that is the result of the coupling of an angel and a demon. Upon finding out that God has apparently abandoned his duties in heaven, the Preacher heads out, across country, to confront God. His ex-girlfriend Tulip (Ruth Negga) and Cassidy, a hard drinking Irish vampire (Joseph Gilgun) accompany...

Home Entertainment Release Recap for February 10th...

This week features the surprisingly dramatic directorial debut of The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart as well as films based on the workds of Daphne du Maurier and Robert Heinland DON’T LOOK NOW (1973) New 4K digital restoration, approved by Roeg, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc. Extras: New conversation between the film’s editor, Graeme Clifford, and film writer. Bobbie O’Steen; “Don’t Look Now, Looking Back,” a short 2002 documentary featuring Roeg, Clifford, and cinematographer Anthony Richmond; “Death in Venice,” a 2006 interview with...

Home Entertainment Release Recap for January 27th,...

Brad Pitt’s FURY and Robert Downey Jr’s THE JUDGE are the biggest names coming out this week, but Warner has JUSTICE LEAGUE: Throne of Atlantis, the latest direct to video release in the DC universe. BIG DRIVER (2014) Maria Bello, Ann Dowd, Will Harris, Joan Jett, Olympia Dukakis. Formats: DVD. (Lionsgate). Based on a story by Stephan Kind, A famous writer, on a long drive home following a book signing, gets stranded and is relieved when another driver stops and offers assistance … until she discovers her savior is actually a serial killer who repeatedly assaults her. After her ordeal, she becomes determined to find her...

DVD Review: THE EQUALIZER

THE EQUALIZER Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Director: Antoine Fuqua Cast: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz, David Harbour I was a HUGE fan of this TV series back in the 80s. Robert McCall was cool. He was suave and had skills and when h said I can help you, you damn well believed it. The movie I watched had very little to do with the TV show and it wasn’t until around the last quarter of the movie that there was any similarity. The last 5 minutes did turn around and what I saw was something based on the show. The majority of the movie is basically a prequel setting up Robert McCall to become the Equalizer. For the...

Home Entertainment Release Recap for Dec 30th, 201...

Not surprisingly, today is a pretty lean day for releases. Of note are season two of the Cinemax series BANSHEE as well as Denzel Washington’s THE EQUALIZER. BANSHEE: The Complete Second Season (2014) Four-disc set with 10 episodes. Formats: DVD: $39.98, Blu-ray Disc: $49.99, Extras: “Banshee Origins” story before the story with a dozen prequel videos featuring the cast of Banshee; “Conversation Between Olek & the Albino”; “Zoomed In: Episodes 1-4 & 6-8” behind-the-scenes; commentaries with cast & crew; deleted scenes; episode recaps; trailers. Blu-ray adds “Inside the Title...