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Poltergeist

Blu-rays for the Weekend: Poltergeists

Today sees the cinematic release of the new version of Poltergeist, starring Sam Rockwell as the father of a family terrorised by a malevolent spirit in the house. To celebrate the spooky goings on in the new movie, we thought we’d take a look back at some other ghostly tales set at home. So if […]

Will Ferrell

Get Hard slated for the Blu-ray treatment

Fans of Will Ferell’s unique brand of frat boy comedy will be tickled to know that Get Hard, a gleefully offensive prison comedy is coming to Blu-ray on 30th June. When millionaire hedge fund manager James (Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin prison, the judge gives him […]

Ultra HD

Ultra HD Blu-ray set to impress later this year

It’s official – Ultra HD Blu-ray is all wrapped up and almost ready to go. If you appreciate a crisp, high definition picture you’ll be pleased to know the new standard promises a boost to 4K resolution (3840×2160 pixels), a significantly expanded colour gamut, High Dynamic Range and high frame rate content. With more and […]

Big Hero 6

Blu-ray Monday: Big Hero 6

For this week’s Blu-ray Monday we’re giving away a brand new Blu-ray copy of Big Hero 6. This new animated film from Disney and Marvel received superlative praise upon release and even picked up this year’s Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film. As an action-packed fantasy comedy adventure, brought to you by the same team […]

Bronson

Blu-rays for the Weekend: Best of Tom Hardy

The new Mad Max movie, starring Tom Hardy in place of Mel Gibson, is hitting UK cinemas today. To celebrate Hardy’s theatrical ascendency, reflected in his new role as the archetypal reluctant hero, we thought we’d take a look back at some of his career-defining roles so far.   Bronson Bronson is arguably the film […]

X-Men

X-Men: Days of Future Past promises ‘Rogue Cut’ on Blu-ray

According to X-Men film director Bryan Singer, the ‘Rogue cut’ of X-Men: Days Of Future Past will be available on Blu-ray this Summer. Singer took to Twitter to announce the release of the new version of the hit film, which features 17 minutes of additional footage focusing on Anna Paquin’s character Rogue. X-Men, Days of […]

fifty

50 Shades of Grey heats up with an alternative ending on Blu-ray

At the end of March we announced that 50 Shades of Grey will be released on Blu-ray from 22nd June. We have since learnt that the re-mastered version will also feature an alternative ending to the one viewers saw in the cinema. While the theatrical version of the movie ends rather abruptly, director Sam Taylor-Johnson […]

Theory of Eveything

Blu-ray Monday: The Theory of Everything

The TheoFor this week’s Blu-ray Monday we’re giving away a brand new Blu-ray copy of The Theory of Everything, starring Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne as Steven Hawking and Felicity Jones as Jane Hawkings. This moving and powerfully acted biopic, based on Jane Hawking’s memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen and directed by Academy […]

True Detective

Blu-rays for the Weekend: TV smash-hits

On May 14th Fox will be simultaneously launching Wayward Pines in 125 countries. It’s already received stand-out positive reviews and has been hailed as a key turning point in director M Night Shyamalan’s fortunes. After directing The Sixth Sense, Shyamala became the darling of Hollywood. As it often happens, he lost his sheen after producing […]

37 Final

37: A Final Promise graces Blu-ray

This award-winning independent romantic drama, 37: A Final Promise is coming to Blu-ray in the US at the end of June (UK should follow shortly thereafter). The film tells the story of rocker Adam Webb who has been tortured his entire life from something he did as young boy. Unable to find peace, he is […]

Taken 3

Taken 3 shows off its ‘special skills’ on Blu-ray

Taken 3 follows the hugely popular first instalment of the franchise Taken, in which a father with ‘special skills’ rescues his daughter from a human trafficking syndicate. In Taken 3 ex-government operative Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) finds his life is shattered when he’s falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he’s […]

American Sniper

American Sniper hits the mark on Blu-ray

America Sniper has been described as Clint Eastwood’s welcome directorial ‘comeback’, reminding us that the theatre of war – a stark testing ground for manhood – may be the ideal stage for Clinton’s deft directorial talents. On the 1st June this tense and absorbing biopic of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, starring Bradley Cooper as […]