Most movie fans love Netflix because it allows them a rotating library of movies plus original shows to stream instantly for a fixed price. But the king of all the movie fans, Quentin Tarantino, says he’s never used Netflix and has no plans to. He’s still watching his movies on VHS and DVD thankyouverymuch.
DVD and Blu-ray
There are so many exciting films hitting theaters next month, but there are also a ton of great options coming to DVD and Blu-ray if you’d prefer to enjoy a quiet night at home. Whether you’re looking to catch up with a movie you missed on the big screen or add to your growing collection, there’s something for everyone in October’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases.
Between Sons of Anarchy, Justified and plenty other landmark dramas of recent years, there’s been no shortage of visibility for The Shield’s prolific cast and creators, save the actual series itself. Now, the Strike Team returns prettier than ever, as creator Shawn Ryan confirms a 4K conversion that will enable a Shield Blu-ray and upgraded streaming.
Comic-Con 2015 taught us that we needn’t say goodbye to The Legend of Korra (or the Avatar-verse) forever, following announcements of a sequel graphic novel, but fans of Bryan Konietzko and Mike DiMartino’s animated epic have even more reason to celebrate. Not only will Korra get a full Blu-ray and DVD release, but so too have we the first key art.
As the summer movie season comes to an end, you may find yourself bemoaning the lack of major blockbusters hitting theaters. No worries — we’ve got a lot of great titles hitting DVD and Blu-ray this month, including Mad Max: Fury Road, which is pretty much the only movie you need to buy to get you through the rest of your existence. Read on for our guide to what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray in September.
Inside Out is easily one of Pixar’s best, most emotionally complex films to date, making it an instant animated classic. As such, we — like you, surely — are incredibly excited for the Blu-ray release. The other day, we learned that Pixar has attached a new short titled Riley’s First Date? to the home video release, and new details have emerged that should get you even more pumped for the Blu-ray.
It should come as no surprise that fancy new limited editions of the original six Star Wars movies are hitting Blu-ray later this year. Did you think Disney and Lucasfilm weren’t going to do everything in their power to wring every last penny out of this devoted fan base? After all, everything about Star Wars: The Force Awakens has us weak in the knees. We have never been more vulnerable to large corporations exploiting our love. And now we know what love looks like: a series of very cool steelbook Blu-rays, complete with new art.
Hello, movie fan. Have you started assembling a holiday wish list for the year 2015? Well, you can start right now because a Blu-ray box set assembling the collected works of legendary animation director Hayao Miyazaki is on the way and you’re definitely going to want this one. In addition to every feature film he has directed, the set will also include various special features as well as Miyazaki’s early television work.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is arriving on Blu-ray and DVD this fall and while the full list of special features hasn’t been revealed, the first look at what will be included on the disc has been revealed. More importantly, we also know what the disc will not include: a director’s cut and a new One-Shot short film.
There’s plenty of great stuff to see at the theater next month, but if you’re looking to stay in (and avoid the dreadful heat), there are also a bunch of great titles hitting DVD and Blu-ray. A handful of major releases you may have missed, as well as acclaimed indies, comedies and a couple of horror flicks are hitting shelves in August, giving you plenty to choose from. Read on for our guide to August’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases.