Posts Tagged ‘DVD’

Review: “Strange Hill High (UK Edition)”: Puppet Ghoul School Fun

by Grant Whiteon July 21, 2014
Josh Weinstein is the co-creator and show runner of Strange Hill High, an interesting case of an American industry veteran steering a British production. Many will remember Weinstein working with Bill Oakley to run what is seen by many as the final leg of the ‘golden age’ of The Simpsons. Airing on CBBC (who seem to […]

‘Divergent’ To Be Released On Home Media Platforms In The UK This August

by Grant Whiteon July 16, 2014
Based on the novel by Veronica Roth and directed by Neil Burger, Divergent will be released by Entertainment One across DVD, Blu-ray, VOD and download platforms in the UK on 11th August. Similar to the current trend of popular teenage aimed books/movies, Divergent focuses on a dystopian future where the population of Chicago is segregated […]


Rio 2 Flies Out On Blu-ray and DVD Today

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Without a catchy Pharrell Williams tune and coming a little too late to take advantage of any possible World Cup bump, the Brazilian-flavored “Rio 2”, the sequel to the wildly popular “Rio”, is out on Blu-ray and DVD, finding Blu traveling to the Amazonian rain forests to search for macaws. DVD extras include three featurettes […]

Black Dynamite: Season One Explodes On Blu-ray and DVD Today

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Adult Swim’s “Black Dynamite” animated series premiered three years ago but the first season is just now making it onto Blu-ray and DVD. Depending on your perspective on the series, the wait may or may not have been worth it, but it’s out now and some of the extra goodies include the original pilot episode […]


Justice League To Mount Throne Of Atlantis

by Alex Beanon June 30, 2014
With “Justice League: War” released earlier this year, everybody is looking ahead to the next installment in the DC Universe animated original movie series and it appears that movie will be titled “Justice League: Throne of War” according to packaging details from the yet-to-be released “Batman: Assault on Arkham” DVD and Blu-ray sets. Based on […]

Shonen Hollywood To Receive Blu-ray/DVD Release

by Alex Beanon June 27, 2014
Good news if you live in Japan [or can easily order items from Amazon Japan] as the anime adaptation of the “Shonen Hollywood” novel series is set to come to Blu-ray and DVD. The series – due to air next week [July 5] in Japan – follows the lives of boys who attend the imaginary […]


Review: “Outlaw Star – Complete Collection (UK Edition)”: Going On The Lam In Nostalgia County

by Grant Whiteon June 18, 2014
Maybe it’s just because my most coherent formative years were part of it and that most of the initial Japanese titles I sampled came from it, but I have a soft spot for 90’s anime. There just seems to be an energy in the titles from the decade that I don’t think quite transitioned into […]

The Missing Picture Found On DVD

by Alex Beanon June 10, 2014
Between 1975 and 1979, tyrannical Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge army ruthlessly oppressed and abused many of the people of Cambodia and director Rithy Panh, who grew up in the country during that time, provides “The Missing Picture” of his life as well as what was not shown to the outside world through the […]


Everything Is Awesome – The LEGO Movie Blu-ray and DVD Set For Release

by Alex Beanon June 9, 2014
“The LEGO Movie: Everything is Awesome Edition” is a three-disc extravaganza set to arrive next week. The three discs consist of a Blu-ray, a 3D Blu-ray and a DVD along with a special Vitruvius mini action figure and extras that include Emmet taking you through the film’s production (“Bring LEGO To Life”), a tutorial with […]

Review: “Power Rangers Super Samurai Volume 2 (UK Edition)”: Best Laid Plans

by Grant Whiteon June 4, 2014
Last time on Super Samurai, the rangers unlocked the powerful Black Box upgrade and gained a new enemy in the form of Serrator, a devious Nighlok lieutenant. Much of this second volume and its seven episodes is focused on Serrator’s machinations as it starts to become obvious his goal has been carefully planned in advance. […]