New DVD and Blu-ray Releases: October 2015
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.
Avengers: Age of Ultron: Starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans. When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.
Dark Places: Starring Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult and Chloe Moretz. Libby Day was only eight years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Almost thirty years later, she agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.
Escobar: Paradise Lost: Starring Benicio Del Toro, Josh Hutcherson and Claudia Traisac. In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams — and then he meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar.
Final Girl: Starring Abigail Breslin, Wes Bentley and Logan Huffman. A man teaches a young woman how to become a complete weapon. Later she is approached by a group of sadistic teens who kill blonde women for unknown reasons. The hunting season begins.
Going Clear: An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.
Magic Mike XXL: Starring Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello and Elizabeth Banks. Three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance.
Manglehorn: Starring Al Pacino, Holly Hunter and Harmony Korine. Left heartbroken by the woman he loved and lost many years ago, Manglehorn, an eccentric small-town locksmith, tries to start his life over again with the help of a new friend.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl: Starring Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler and Olivia Cooke. High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.
People, Places, Things: Starring Jemaine Clement, Regina Hall and Jessica Williams. Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist balancing parenting his young twin daughters and a classroom full of students while exploring and navigating the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who left him.
Ten Thousand Saints: Starring Ethan Hawke, Asa Butterfield and Hailee Steinfeld. Set in the 1980s, a teenager from Vermont moves to New York City to live with his father in East Village.
What We Did On Our Holiday: Starring Rosamund Pike, David Tennant and Billy Connolly. Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal the ins and outs of their family life and many intimate details about their parents. It’s soon clear that when it comes to keeping a big secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability.
Dope: Starring Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori and Kiersey Clemons. Life changes for Malcolm, a geek who’s surviving life in a tough neighborhood, after a chance invitation to an underground party leads him and his friends into a Los Angeles adventure.
The Gallows: Starring Reese Mishler, Pfeifer Brown and Ryan Shoos. 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy — but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Insidious: Chapter 3: Starring Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott and Angus Sampson. A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.
San Andreas: Starring Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario and Carla Gugino. In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.
Terminator Genisys: Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney. When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.
Tomorrowland: Starring George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Hugh Laurie. Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Jurassic World: Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Nick Robinson. A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park’s newest attraction — a genetically modified giant stealth killing machine — escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Paper Towns: Starring Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne and Austin Abrams. After an all night adventure, Quentin’s life-long crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime.
Testament of Youth: Starring Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington and Taron Egerton. A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I — a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.
The Vatican Tapes: Starring Michael Pena, Olivia Taylor Dudley and Dougray Scott. A priest and two Vatican exorcists must do battle with an ancient satanic force to save the soul of a young woman.
Z for Zachariah: Starring Margot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Chris Pine. In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.