Blu-ray Review: Krypton: The Complete First Season - A Unique Vision of the Superman Universe

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-rayTM I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.

Krypton: The Complete First SeasonTwo generations before the planet was destroyed, Krypton tells the story of Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe), Superman’s grandfather. After Seg’s own grandfather (Ian McElhinney) is killed for treason for believing in a threat from another world, their family is stripped of their title and rank.

Seg grows up with his parents in the lower class of the planet in Kandor City, with a corrupt government, getting into bar brawls to make extra money. On top of that he’s in love with Lyta-Zod (Georgina Campbell), who is to be bonded to someone else.

When he stops a terrorist and is offered a rise again in rank as part of another family, his parents urge him to accept and make a better life for himself. However, everything changes when he is approached by the time-traveler Adam Strange (Shaun Sipos).

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Alien 40th Anniversary Edition Arrives on 4K Ultra HD on 4/23

THE SCARIEST MOVIE EVER MADE ARRIVES ON 4K ULTRA HD™

ALIEN 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Arrives on 4K Ultra HD™ April 23

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 26, 2019) –– In space no one can hear you scream. The terrifying sci-fi adventure, ALIEN, celebrates 40 years with an all-new 4K Ultra HD™ master, available April 23. A limited edition 4K UHDsteelbook of ALIEN 40th Anniversary Edition will also be available exclusively at Best Buy.
 
In the film that birthed the wildly successful ALIEN franchise, the crew of the deep space tug Nostromo awaken from stasis during a voyage home to Earth when their ship’s computer detects what is believed to be an alien distress signal coming from the desolate nearby moon, LV-426. While investigating, one of the crew, Kane (John Hurt), is attacked by an alien creature that latches to his face and he is rushed back to the Nostromo to receive medical treatment. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), the ship’s warrant officer, advises against Kane’s return due to quarantine regulations - but her orders are ignored by Ash (Ian Holm), bringing the Nostromo under threat from a mysterious, extraterrestrial apex predator with violent and lethal survival instincts.

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Glass Comes to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, & On Demand 4/16

JAMES McAVOY, SAMUEL L. JACKSON, BRUCE WILLIS AND SARAH PAULSON STAR IN M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN’S COMIC-BOOK THRILLER 20 YEARS IN THE MAKING
  
GLASS 
 
THE #1 MOVIE IN NORTH AMERICA FOR THREE WEEKS IN A ROW!
 
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL APRIL 2, 2019
4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY, DVD AND ON DEMAND APRIL 16, 2019
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Universal City, California, February 26, 2019 – Writer-Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs) completes a mind-bending trilogy created nearly twenty years ago with GLASS, a comic book thriller available on Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on April 2, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on April 16, 2019, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. GLASS is a grounded-in-reality, comic-book thriller where the heroes and villains are people first. The thrilling culmination to the trilogy that started with Unbreakable and Split, stars James McAvoy (Split, Atonement), Samuel L. Jackson (Hitman’s Bodyguard, Avengers Franchise), Bruce Willis (Unbreakable, Die Hard), Sarah Paulson (Ocean’s Eight, “American Horror Story”) and Anya-Taylor Joy (Split, The Witch). Go inside the mind of master of suspense M. Night Shyamalan to uncover the connections and references that bring the three films together in one universe. Experience more than sixty minutes of never-before-seen features elaborating on his process and artistic vision including an in-depth look at the making of the film, deep insights on the characters, a never-before-seen alternate opening, and deleted scenes.

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Disney's Mary Poppins Returns on Digital 3/12 and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray 3/19

The One-and-Only Mary Poppins Is Back and Nominated for Four Academy Awards®, Including Best Original Song
 
Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns” On Digital 4K Ultra HD™ and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray March 19
BURBANK, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2019)
— Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award® nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of “Chicago,” “Nine” and “Into the Woods,” and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe®-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD™/HD and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD March 19  — with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features.

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Blu-ray Review: First Man - An Impressive Look into Neil Armstrong's Life and Achievements - Out Now

First ManThe film First Man is based on the book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen. It tells the story of Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) and his work in the space program and the decade leading up to the first manned mission to the moon, the famed Apollo 11.

The film focuses on not only Armstrong’s heroic achievements, but also his life and more private moments that most people don’t know about.

Although the film from Steven Spielberg, directed by Damien Chazelle, looked beautifully done from the trailers, I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect, as this isn’t normally the kind of film I would watch. However, I’m quite glad that I did.

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Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season Comes to Blu-ray and DVD 3/5

AMC’s Hit Television Drama Returns!

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: THE COMPLETE FOURTH SEASON


Worlds Collide When Season 4 Comes to Blu-rayTM and DVD on March 5

SANTA MONICA, CA (January 15, 2019) – There’s no calm after the storm when Season 4 of “Fear the Walking Dead – the companion series to the #1-rated cable series “The Walking Dead” – arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD March 5 from Lionsgate. Morgan Jones crosses over into unknown territory as the worlds of “The Walking Dead” and “Fear the Walking Dead” collide in what has been hailed as “absolute must-watch television” by ComicBook.com. “Fear the Walking Dead” Season 4 stars Lennie James (TV’s “The Walking Dead” and “Save Me”), Alycia Debnam-Carey (TV’s “The 100,” Friend RequestInto the Storm), Kim Dickens (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar ChildrenGone Girl), Frank Dillane (TV’s “Sense8,” In the Heart of the SeaHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Colman Domingo (SelmaLincoln), Danay Garcia (TV’s Prison Break”), and new season regulars Maggie Grace (TakenThe Hurricane Heist), Garret Dillahunt (12 Years a SlaveNo Country for Old Men), and Jenna Elfman (TV’s “Dharma & Greg,” Friends with Benefits).

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First Man Blu-ray Giveaway

First Man Blu-ray Giveaway!

First ManOSCAR® NOMINEE RYAN GOSLING AND 2019 GOLDEN GLOBE® NOMINEE CLAIRE FOY SOAR IN THE GRIPPING AND EMOTIONAL DRAMA

FIRST MAN

NOMINATED FOR TWO GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS® INCLUDING BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS AND BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL JANUARY 8, 2019 AND ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY AND DVD JANUARY 22, 2019 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Follow the gripping and captivating true story of the first manned mission to the moon in FIRST MAN, arriving on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on January 8, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 22, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Hailed by critics as “the best movie of the year” (Collider) and “exhilarating” (Entertainment Weekly), FIRST MAN comes from acclaimed Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) and stars Ryan Gosling (La La Land, The Big Short) as Neil Armstrong and Claire Foy (“The Crown,” Breathe) as Janet Armstrong in the heroic and emotionally driven journey through a pivotal moment in the history of mankind. Receiving two Golden Globe® nominations for Best Supporting Actress (Foy) and Best Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), the critically acclaimed film is packed with bonus features including deleted scenes and special featurettes showing behind-the-scenes looks at creating the film.

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First Man Available on Digital1/8 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, & DVD 1/22

OSCAR® NOMINEE RYAN GOSLING AND 2019 GOLDEN GLOBE® NOMINEE CLAIRE FOY SOAR IN THE GRIPPING AND EMOTIONAL DRAMA

FIRST MAN

NOMINATED FOR TWO GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS® INCLUDING BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS AND BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL JANUARY 8, 2019 AND ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY AND DVD JANUARY 22, 2019 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

“A remarkable cinematic achievement” –
Entertainment Weekly

CERTIFIED FRESH ON ROTTEN TOMATOES

Universal City, California, December 10, 2018 – Follow the gripping and captivating true story of the first manned mission to the moon in FIRST MAN, arriving on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on January 8, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 22, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Hailed by critics as “the best movie of the year” (Collider) and “exhilarating” (Entertainment Weekly), FIRST MAN comes from acclaimed Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) and stars Ryan Gosling (La La Land, The Big Short) as Neil Armstrong and Claire Foy (“The Crown,” Breathe) as Janet Armstrong in the heroic and emotionally driven journey through a pivotal moment in the history of mankind. Receiving two Golden Globe® nominations for Best Supporting Actress (Foy) and Best Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), the critically acclaimed film is packed with bonus features including deleted scenes and special featurettes showing behind-the-scenes looks at creating the film.

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Halloween Available on Digital 12/28 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, & DVD 1/15

JAMIE LEE CURTIS RETURNS AS LAURIE STRODE TO SEEK HER REVENGE IN THE INTENSE THRILLER

HALLOWEEN
 
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL DECEMBER 28, 2018
4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY AND DVD JANUARY 15, 2019
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Universal City, California, November 20, 2018 – The infamous killer Michael Myers strikes again in Halloween, arriving on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on December 28, 2018, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on January 15, 2019. Hailed by critics as “a near perfect blend of craft, character growth and nostalgia” (Perri Nemiroff, Collider), Halloween takes place four decades after Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis, Halloween Franchise, “Scream Queens”) narrowly escaped the masked Michael Myers’ brutal killing spree. Packed with bonus features including chilling deleted and extended scenes as well as special featurettes showing behind the scenes looks at creating the film, Halloween delivers spine-chilling, hair-raising intensity and thrills to both new and repeat viewers.

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Mile 22 Blu-ray Giveaway

Mile 22 Blu-ray Giveaway!

Mile 22MARK WAHLBERG, LAUREN COHAN, IKO UWAIS, RONDA ROUSEY AND JOHN MALKOVICH STAR IN THE ACTION-PACKED FILM FROM DIRECTOR PETER BERG
MILE 22
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL OCTOBER 30, 2018 AND ON BLU-RAY AND DVD NOVEMBER 13, 2018


James Silva and his CIA unit embark on a 22-mile gauntlet under deadly circumstances in Mile 22, arriving on Digital on October 30, 2018 and on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on November 13, 2018 from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From acclaimed director  Peter Berg (Lone Survivor, Deepwater Horizon) Mile 22 stars an outstanding cast including led by Mark Wahlberg (Deepwater Horizon) along with Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”), Iko Uwais (The Raid), Ronda Rousey (Fast & Furious 7) and John Malkovich (Red).

In a visceral modern thriller from the director of Lone Survivor, Mark Wahlberg plays James Silva, an operative of the CIA’s most highly-prized and little-known unit. Aided by a top-secret tactical command team, Silva must transport an asset (Uwais) who has vital information to an airfield for extraction before the enemy closes in. “Loaded with edge-of-your-seat action” (Steve Weintraub, Collider), Mile 22 is the perfect film for fans of fast-paced combat cinema.

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