Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Out on Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital and 4K Ultra HDHD on Aug 22

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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 marks the Studios first in-home title to release in stunning 4K Ultra HD format, providing consumers with the ultimate home entertainment experience with next-generation high dynamic range visuals and Dolby Atmos immersive audio. Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, the film’s storyline continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians (Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax, Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, and Bradley Cooper as Rocket) must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.  Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand. This blockbuster sequel featuring the world’s favorite band of intergalactic misfits, blasts into homes on 4K Ultra HD™ and Blu-ray on Aug. 22.

The sequel stars…

Chris Pratt (“Jurassic World,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Star Trek Beyond”) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (“Spectre,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) as Drax, Vin Diesel (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Furious 7”) as the voice of Groot, Bradley Cooper (“Joy,” “American Sniper”) as the voice of Rocket, Michael Rooker (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Walking Dead”) as Yondu, Karen Gillan (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Big Short”) as Nebula, Pom Klementieff (“Ingrid Goes West,” “Oldboy”) as Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki (“The Great Gatsby,” “Everest”) as Ayesha, Chris Sullivan (“The Knick,” “This Is Us”) as Taserface,  Sean Gunn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Gilmore Girls”) as Kraglin, Tommy Flanagan (“Gladiator,” “Sin City”) as Tullk,  Laura Haddock (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Luther”) as Meredith Quill, with Sylvester Stallone (“Creed,” “The Expendables”) as Stakar, and Kurt Russell (“The Hateful Eight,” “Furious 7”) as Ego.

BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer):

Blu-ray:

  • The Making of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” – A four-part, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, done in the style of classic-rock album liner notes.
  • Visionary Intro – Director James Gunn provides context on how he continues and expands the storylines of these beloved characters in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”
  • Guardians Inferno Music Video – Join David Hasselhoff and special guests for a galactic retro dance party.
  • Gag Reel – Laugh out loud at all the hilarious off-script shenanigans and bloopers that took place on the set of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” featuring all your favorite Guardians. 
  • Four Deleted Scenes – Check out four specific scenes that had to be cut from the film, including two extended scenes and two deleted scenes.
  • Audio Commentary – Check out a special narration of the film by director James Gunn, who guides fans through an inside look at the making of the movie.

Digital:

All the features listed above plus four extra exclusives:

  • Three Scene Breakdowns (Digital Exclusives) – We’ll reveal the anatomy of a few key scenes from the film. Discover the process in bringing these scenes to life. It starts with a doodle and the rest is film history. Audiences will be given the option to view 5-6 layers of specific scenes in the film. Scenes include “Eclector Escape,” “Gamora and Nebula,” and “Rocket and Ravagers.”
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! (Digital Exclusive) – Get an exclusive sneak peek inside the most anticipated ride at Disneyland, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout!. We’ll dig into the concepts and inspiration, and talk about what it took to bring the most epic ride at Disneyland to life.
My family absolutely loved all the bonus clips especially the gag reel, music video and deleted scenes.  This is a must have movie for all Marvel fans !!!
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Disney Descendants 2 Comes Out on DVD on August 15

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In Descendants 2 the villain kids are back and the stakes are even higher in the highly anticipated sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie “Descendants”! The story deepens in the music-driven sequel to the global smash hit “Descendants,” as the teenage sons and daughters of Disney’s most infamous villains try to find their place in idyllic Auradon. When the pressure to be royally perfect becomes too much for Mal, she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen of the run-down town.  Uma, still resentful over not being selected by Ben to go to Auradon Prep with the other Villain Kids, stirs her pirate gang including Captain Hook’s son Harry and Gaston’s son Gil, to break the barrier between the Isle of the Lost and Auradon, and unleash all the villains imprisoned on the Isle, once and for all. Bring home all the mischief on DVD August 15th.

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Cast:

Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart, and Mitchell Hope reprising the roles of Mal, Carlos, Evie, Jay and King Ben, respectively. Starring as the new villains are China Anne McClain as Uma, the daughter of Ursula; Thomas Doherty as Harry, son of Captain Hook; Dylan Playfair as Gil, son of Gaston; and Anna Cathcart as Dizzy, daughter of Cinderella’s evil stepsister Drizella and granddaughter of wicked stepmother Lady Tremaine. Also reprising their roles in this sequel are Brenna D’Amico as Jane, the daughter of Fairy Godmother; Melanie Paxson as Fairy Godmother; Dianne Doan as Lonnie, the daughter of Mulan; Jedidiah Goodacre as Chad, the son of Cinderella; Zachary Gibson as Doug, the son of Dopey; Keegan Connor Tracy as Belle and Dan Payne as Beast.

Bonus Features:

  • Cast Secrets – Personal secrets are revealed by cast members Dove Cameron (Mal), Cameron Boyce (Carlos), Sofia Carson (Evie), Booboo Stewart (Jay) and China Anne McClain (Uma) during the filming of the movie.
  • Bloopers – The cast cracks up on set during some crazy takes.
  • Deleted Song and More – Includes an extended song, a deleted song and two alternate endings.
  • Descendants: Wicked World – A collection of all the animated shorts from season 1.
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions Arrives on DVD and Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) on June 27

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The iconic anime franchise with a worldwide fan base returns when Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions arrives on Digital HD June 13 and on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD June 27 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. The film celebrates the 20th anniversary of the global phenomenon, which remains one of the top trading-card games in the world. In this installment, Yugi Muto and his friends reunite to battle their enemies in an exhilarating fight that transcends time and space. Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator, Kazuki Takahashi.

Including an exclusive collectible trading card, the Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

The stakes have never been higher; the rivalries never as fierce; the risks never so great. One wrong move, one card short, and it’s “game over” for good. A decade in the making, Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator of the global phenomenon, Kazuki Takahashi. His masterful tale features anime’s most beloved characters in their long-awaited return: Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba, and their faithful friends Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Téa Gardner, and Bakura.

Check out the trailer below…

BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES:

·       “Show Us Your Cards” Featurette
·       “Dan Interview” Featurette
·       “Eric Interview” Featurette
·       “Cast’s Favorite Moments” Featurette

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Shaun the Sheep Animal Antics Arrives on DVD and Digital HD June 13

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Shaun the Sheep and his farm friends are “baaack” with all-new, hilarious adventures when Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics arrives on DVD and Digital HD June 13 from Lionsgate. Just in time for summer fun, the whole family will enjoy the one-of-a-kind slapstick comedy from the creators of the Academy Award® nominated film, Shaun the Sheep Movie (Best Animated Feature Film, 2015). With seven laugh out loud episodes and new special features, the Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $9.98.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS:

Get ready for farm-fresh fun and laughter with Shaun the Sheep and his barnyard buddies, as they set the scene for more mayhem on the farm. Laugh out loud as Shaun tries to outfox a fox, Bitzer discovers his jazzy side, and the sheep try to sell everything on the farm to the highest bidder. Shaun and his friends deliver seven hilarious adventures full of animal antics that will make the whole family cock-a-doodle doo!

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Showing Roots Arrives on DVD at Walmart on June 20

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Return to the 1970s when the inspirational drama Showing Roots arrives on DVD at Walmart on June 20 from Lionsgate. The film tells the story of two women who cross racial boundaries to form a friendship and fight against inequality in their small town. Maggie Grace and Uzo Aduba lead an all-star cast that includes Adam Brody, Elizabeth McGovern and Cicely Tyson. From director Michael Wilson, the Showing Roots DVD includes a behind-the-scenes featurette and will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS:

In 1977, as the miniseries “Roots” hits the airwaves, two women are inspired to try and integrate their small Southern town. In a place where there are still “right” and “wrong” sides of the tracks, these two young women — one white, one black — forge an unlikely friendship that sparks a journey of independence and self-discovery, and ultimately results in the creation of the perfect hairdo. Stars Maggie Grace, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth McGovern, Adam Brody, Cicely Tyson.

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Disney Beauty and the Beast Arrives on Digital HD, Blu-ray, DMA, DVD and On-Demand on June 6

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic, brought the story and characters audiences know and love to spectacular life and broke box-office records. The release invites viewers to get up close and personal with the filmmakers and cast to see how this beloved animated film was transformed into a new live-action classic, from the first enchanted table read to a fascinating look at how the film was brought to life utilizing lavish sets, elaborately designed costumes and props, and state-of the-art technology. A feature on the amazing women behind the enchanted tale hosted by Emma Watson; and over 10 minutes of deleted scenes along with musical extras, including the “Beauty and the Beast” music video starring Ariana Grande and John Legend, Celine Dion’s heartfelt take on the new song “How Does a Moment Last Forever,” and jump directly to all you favorite unforgettable songs. Bring home the timeless tale beloved by generations on Digital HD, Blu-ray, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD, and On-Demand on June 6.

Beauty and the Beast features an extraordinary ensemble cast, including Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as The Beast, Luke Evans as Gaston, Kevin Kline as Maurice, Josh Gad as LeFou, Ewan McGregor as Lumière, Stanley Tucci as Maestro Cadenza, Audra McDonald as Madame de Garderobe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Plumette, Hattie Morahan as the enchantress and Nathan Mack as Chip with Ian McKellen as Cogsworth and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts. 

Check out the trailer below…

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Disney’s Bambi arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on June 6

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“Bambi,” which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, joins the Collection on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on May 23, and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on June 6.  The Collection release includes a variety of new bonus material, including recordings of Walt Disney discussing the challenges and triumphs during the production of “Bambi;” deleted scenes and characters; stories and effects that “Bambi” had on the Studio, other films and artists; and much, much more. Additionally, the Digital HD release includes an exclusive, heartfelt feature on the incredible artist, Tyrus Wong, who inspired the film’s soft watercolor backgrounds and beautiful palette.

BONUS MATERIAL (BLU-RAY & DIGITAL* HD) INCLUDES:

BRAND NEW:

THE BAMBI EFFECT – “Bambi” was full of innovations for its time. Let’s take a look at how those past innovations affected future Disney animated titles all the way up to today.

STUDIO STORIES: “BAMBI” – Recordings of Walt Disney. Listen in on intimate moments where he discusses the challenges, pitfalls and triumphs during the production of “Bambi.”

DELETED SCENE: BAMBI’S ICE AND SNOW – Bambi coaxes Thumper and his brothers and sisters to come play on the ice during the first snow.

DELETED SCENE: THE GRASSHOPPER – A grasshopper confronts Bambi and Thumper and finds himself in quite a predicament.

BAMBI FAWN FACTS – Think you know everything there is to know about Bambi and his forest companions? Well, it’s time to discover some fun real-life facts about the creatures that live in the forest he calls home.

OSWALD THE LUCKY RABBIT: “AFRICA BEFORE DARK” – Oswald Short.

CELEBRATING TYRUS WONG (DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE) – A heartfelt look at the man who played a key role in the success of “Bambi.” Much like Mary Blair and Eyvind Earle, Tyrus Wong had a unique signature style all to his own. The soft water-colored backgrounds and beautiful palettes in “Bambi” were inspired by Tyrus’ concept art paintings.

CLASSIC:

DELETED SCENES – Two Leaves, Bambi Stuck on a Reed, Winter Grass, Twitterpated

THE MAKING OF BAMBI: A PRINCE IS BORN

  •    STORY: TELLING THE TALE
  •    CHARACTERS: DRAWN TO NATURE
  •    ACTORS: GIVING VOICE TO ANIMALS
  •    ART DESIGN: IMPRESSIONS OF THE FOREST
  •    MUSIC: NATURE’S SYMPHONY
  •    HISTORY: BACK TO THE BEGINNING

TRICK OF THE TRADE (Excerpt)

INSIDE THE DISNEY ARCHIVES

THE OLD MILL: ANIMATED SHORT

ORIGINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER

THE GOLDEN AGE

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Enter the Warriors Gate arrives on Blu-ray + Digital HD and DVD on June 6

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Reach the next level when the family action-adventure film Enter the Warriors Gate arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD) and DVD June 6 from Lionsgate. Follow the journey of a teenage gamer who is magically transported to an ancient kingdom and must transform his video game skills into those of a Kung Fu warrior to battle the empire’s tyrannical ruler. The film’s all-star cast includes Mark Chao, Ni Ni, former WWE Superstar Dave Bautista, Sienna Guillory, and Uriah Shelton.

Epic fantasy-adventure meets martial arts action in this thrilling film written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen. After a mysterious chest opens a gateway through time, teen gamer Jack (Uriah Shelton) is transported to an ancient empire terrorized by a cruel barbarian king (former WWE Superstar Dave Bautista). Jack will need all of his gaming skills as he battles to defeat the barbarian, protect a beautiful princess, and somehow find his way back home.

BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Deleted Scene
  • “Beyond the Gate: Making Enter the Warriors Gate” Featurette
  • “The Journey East: Bridging the Cultural Divide” Featurette
  • Audio Commentary with Director Matthias Hoene
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Tangled Before Ever After on Disney DVD

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Walt Disney Animation Studios’ TANGLED, continues on DVD with the new adventure TANGLED BEFORE EVER AFTER! Rapunzel (Mandy Moore) yearns to make up for lost time. With the help of her true love Eugene (Zachary Levi), pals Pascal and Maximus and daring new friend Cassandra, Rapunzel postpones her wedding and royal duties to defy danger and boldly explore life beyond Corona’s walls. Sparkling with fun, adventure and music from the legendary Alan Menken, TANGLED BEFORE EVER AFTER is a magical movie event!!

You can bring home TANGLED BEFORE EVER AFTER on Disney DVD now !  Order from Amazon HERE.

After all those years stuck in a tower, everyone’s favorite “barefoot princess” (Mandy Moore) yearns to make up for lost time. With the help of her true love Eugene (Zachary Levi), pals Pascal and Maximus and daring new friend Cassandra, Rapunzel postpones her wedding and royal duties to defy danger and boldly explore life beyond Corona’s walls. Sparkling with fun, adventure and music from the legendary Alan Menken, Tangled Before Ever After is a magical movie event!!

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