|New Blu-Ray / DVD Releases for February 18, 2014|
Here’s our roundup up for today, February 18, 2014, new Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital releases. As always, by clicking on the links to order, you help us continue to bring great content! Check out this week’s new releases!
Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season (Blu-Ray) or (DVD) – In the third season of the hit HBO drama series Game of Thrones, the Lannisters are barely holding onto power after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the North threaten to alter the overall balance of power in Westeros. Robb Stark, King in the North, is facing major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen – reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons – attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne.
Fantastic Mr. Fox (Criterion Collection) (Blu-ray / DVD)– Fantastic Mr. Fox is the story of a clever, quick, nimble, and exceptionally well-dressed wild animal. A compulsive chicken thief turned newspaper reporter, Mr. Fox settles down with his family at a new foxhole in a beautiful tree directly adjacent to three enormous poultry farms-owned by three ferociously vicious farmers: Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Mr. Fox simply cannot resist. This adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel from Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums) is a meticulous work of stop-motion animation featuring vibrant performances by George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Willem Dafoe, Michael Gambon, and Bill Murray.
Darkman (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-Ray] – Liam Neeson (Taken) and Oscar winner Frances McDormand (Fargo) star in Darkman: the explosive, action-packed thriller from director Sam Raimi (The Spider-Man trilogy). Dr. Peyton Westlake (Neeson) is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in the creation of synthetic skin when his laboratory is blown up by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes known as Darkman, assuming alternate identities in his quest for revenge and a new life with his former love (McDormand).
Beware the Batman: Shadows of Gotham Season 1 Part 1 (DVD) – A cool, new take on the classic Dark Knight franchise, Beware the Batman incorporates Batman_es core characters with a rogue gallery of new villains not previously seen in animated form. Along with backup from ex-secret agent Alfred and lethal swordstress Katana, the Dark Knight faces the twisted machinations of Gotham City’s criminal underworld led by the likes of Anarky, Professor Pyg, Mister Toad and Magpie.
Nurse Jackie: Season 5 (Blu-Ray) – NURSE JACKIE returns for a fifth season with Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, a role that has earned Falco her third consecutive Primetime Emmyr nomination. After leaving rehab early, Jackie finds sobriety and relative happiness — but that is the calm before the storm. With her marriage coming to an end, a careless accident sends Jackie to her own All Saints Hospital for emergency care. While recovering, she meets NYC policeman Frank Verelli (Adam Ferrera), whose flirtatious advances may lead Jackie into uncharted territory: dating. Stepping out of her usual comfort zone, challenged by new colleagues, Jackie faces her one-year sobriety anniversary.
Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Epic Series (1978) (DVD) – In the deepest reaches of space, the fight to save all human life from extinction has begun in this science-fiction adventure that launched the Battlestar Galactica phenomenon, now presented digitally remastered, complete, and uncut! Hopeful for lasting peace following centuries of intense warfare, the Twelve Colonies gather to sign a treaty with their dreaded enemies, the Cylons. But after an act of treachery on the eve of the ceremony, the Cylons launch a devastating surprise attack, destroying the Colonies’ home planets and most of their military strength. A lone flagship battlestar, the Galactica, remains to aid the surviving colonists on their epic journey for a new home to a far-off legendary planet—Earth. They must survive the pursuing Cylons in a series of epic battles that will determine the fate of the human race in this action-packed classic.
Diagnosis Murder: The Complete Second Season (DVD) – Treat yourself to a second dose of Diagnosis: Murder, starring multiple Emmy®-winner Dick Van Dyke (Night At The Museum) as Dr. Mark Sloan, the inquisitive physician with a knack for detection. In addition to his duties as Chief of Internal Medicine at L.A.’s Community General Hospital, Dr. Sloan is a consultant for the police department. Aided by his prodigy Dr. Jack Stewart (Scott Baio, Happy Days, Charles In Charge), pathologist Amanda Bentley (Victoria Rowell, The Young & The Restless), and his son, Homicide Detective Steve Sloan (Barry Van Dyke, Airwolf), Dr. Sloan won’t rest until the bad guys are put to bed permanently!