New DVD and Blu-ray Releases: September 2015
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.
Mad Max: Fury Road: Starring Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy and Nicholas Hoult. A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max, who is anything but happy.
I’ll See You in My Dreams: Starring Blythe Danner, Martin Starr and Sam Elliott. A widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age.
The D Train: Starring Jack Black, James Marsden and Kathryn Hahn. The head of a high school reunion committee travels to Los Angeles to track down the most popular guy from his graduating class and convince him to go to the reunion.
Good Kill: Starring Ethan Hawke, January Jones and Zoe Kravitz. A family man begins to question the ethics of his job as a drone pilot.
Boulevard: Starring Robin Williams, Kathy Baker and Roberto Aguire. A devoted husband in a marriage of convenience is forced to confront his secret life.
7 Minutes: Starring Jason Ritter, Leven Rambin and Luke Mitchell. Three high school friends are forced to commit a brazen robbery which quickly goes horribly wrong.
The Face of an Angel: Starring Daniel Bruhl, Kate Beckinsale and Cara Delevingne. Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.
The Age of Adaline: Starring Blake Lively, Harrison Ford and Michiel Huisman. A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.
American Heist: Starring Hayden Christensen, Adrien Brody and Jordana Brewster. James owes his life to his older brother, Frankie after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job and began courting his former girlfriend Emily. Now, Frankie is released and back on the streets with no money and no place to go.
Furious 7: Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson. Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Cinderella: Starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett and Richard Madden. When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom: Narrated by Tina Fey. A nature documentary that follows a newborn monkey and its mother as they struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia.
Love and Mercy: Starring Paul Dano, John Cusack and Elizabeth Banks. In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.
The Overnight: Starring Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman and Taylor Schilling. Alex, Emily, and their son, RJ, are new to Los Angeles. A chance meeting at the park introduces them to the mysterious Kurt, Charlotte, and Max. A family “playdate” becomes increasingly interesting as the night goes on.
Heaven Knows What: Starring Arielle Holmes, Caleb Landry Jones and Buddy Duress. Harley loves Ilya. He gives her life purpose and sets her passion ablaze. So, when he asks her to prove her love by slitting her wrists, she obliges with only mild hesitation, perhaps because of her other all-consuming love: heroin.
Pitch Perfect 2: Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Hailee Steinfeld. After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.
Saint Laurent: Starring Gaspard Ulliel, Jeremie Renier and Louis Garrel. Yves Saint Laurent’s life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.
Results: Starring Cobie Smulders, Guy Pearce and Kevin Corrigan. Two mismatched personal trainers’ lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.
Spy: Starring Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law and Rose Byrne. A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Poltergeist: Starring Rosemarie DeWitt, Sam Rockwell and Jared Harris. A family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces must come together to rescue their youngest daughter after the apparitions take her captive.
Entourage: Starring Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly and Jerry Ferrara. Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys Eric, Turtle, and Johnny, are back — and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold on a risky project that will serve as Vince’s directorial debut.
Cop Car: Starring Kevin Bacon, Shea Whigham and Camryn Manheim. A small town sheriff sets out to find the two kids who have taken his car on a joy ride.
Aloft: Starring Jennifer Connelly, Cillian Murphy and Melanie Laurent. A struggling mother encounters the son she abandoned 20 years earlier.
Return to Sender: Starring Rosamund Pike, Shiloh Fernandez and Nick Nolte.A nurse living in small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.
Unexpected: Starring Cobie Smulders, Anders Holm and Gail Bean. An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.