Twilightfans rejoice! This weekend,Breaking Dawn – Part 2arrives along with the extended edition ofBreaking Dawn – Part 1; plusThe Master;The Client List;Chasing Mavericks;Holy Motorsand more this week.
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New on Blu-ray & DVD: February 26
Twilight fans rejoice! This weekend, Breaking Dawn – Part 2 arrives along with the extended edition of Breaking Dawn – Part 1; plus The Master; The Client List; Chasing Mavericks; Holy Motors and more this week.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (March 2)
The final chapter of the box office phenom is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD! Bella (Kristen Stewart) must learn to control her urges as a bloodthirsty vampire while becoming a protective mother to daughter Renesmee ( Mackenzie Foy) with sparkly vamp dad Edward (Robert Pattinson). But the ruling Volturi mistakenly believe that the couple's spawn was born human and then turned into a bloodsucker – a violation of their law – prompting the Cullen clan to circle the wagons and prove their case. Special features include a seven-part "Making of" doc exploring the difficulties in shooting Part 1 and Part 2 back-to-back, The Forgotten Green Day music video, audio commentary by director Bill Condon, "jump to" scenes of Edward and Jacob and much more.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Extended Edition (March 2)
Timed with the release of the final chapter of the box office phenom, the extended edition of Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD! Featuring eight minutes of never-before-seen footage, the incredible fourth installment of the phenomenal Twilight franchise includes the much-anticipated wedding and honeymoon of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and her vampire lover Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) and finds the newlyweds dealing with an unexpected pregnancy and the danger of a human-vampire hybrid baby, along with a shocking realization for werewolf Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner). Also including the theatrical version of the film, special features include optional director's commentary with helmer Bill Condon.
Joaquin Pheonix, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams deliver riveting performances in director Paul Thomas Anderson's critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated and much-talked-about follow-up to There Will be Blood. The Master follows a charismatic intellectual known as "The Master" (Hoffman) who launches his own religion (reportedly based on Scientology), and the unstable World War II vet/drifter (Phoenix) who ingratiates himself into the Master's enclave and soon becomes the brilliant leader's "inspiration" and right-hand man. Laura Dern, Jesse Plemons and David Warshofsky also star.
The Client List: The Complete First Season
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Jennifer Love Hewitt steams up the small screen as an all-American Texas mom and former pageant queen-turned-friendly neighborhood prostitute in The Client List, now on DVD! Left by her husband and forced to take a job at a local spa, only later does she realize that this traditional parlor offers some special services to its clientele that could land her in jail if anyone were to find out. Can she live a double life and support her family without getting caught? The first season DVD contains all 10 episodes in a three-disc set. Special features include outtakes and deleted scenes.
20th Century Fox
Surf's up for Gerard Butler in this inspirational film based on the true story of surfing legend Jay Moriarity (played by newcomer Jonny Weston). Young Jay discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home and enlists local legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to survive it. Boasting some of the most incredible real wave footage ever captured on film, the disc includes deleted scenes, commentary, behind-the-scenes featurettes, "Surfer Zen" and more.
A fever-dream film that has to be seen to be believed, Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue and an international cast star in this experimental movie that mixes film noir, romance, drama, musical, crime thriller and anime as "Monsieur Oscar" (Denis Lavant) goes on a rollicking, soulful journey by limousine through the streets of Paris, transforming into multiple characters for a series of mysterious "appointments." Blu-ray bonus features include the behind-the-scenes featurette Drive In - The Making of Holy Motors and an interview with Kylie Minogue.
Chicken with Plums
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Adapted from a graphic novel, the new film from the makers of 2008's Best Animated Feature Film Persepolis stars Isabella Rossellini, Mathieu Amalric, Chiara Mastroianni and Jamel Debbouze in a story that combines live-action sequences with clever animated ones. Set in Tehran in 1958, a renowned musician has lost all taste for life, plunging into joyous and melancholic reveries taking him back to his youth and even to a conversation with Azrael, the Angel of Death. As pieces of the puzzle gradually fit together, the poignant secret of his life comes to light: a wonderful story of love, which inspired his genius and his music. Special features include commentary with directors Satrapi & Paronnaud as well as the Tribeca Q&A.
Company of Heroes
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
The popular strategy game is now an action-packed World War II adventure starring Tom Sizemore, Chad Collins, Vinnie Jones, Neal McDonough and Jürgen Prochnow. Based on the popular THQ video game, the film follows an unlikely brotherhood of soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge, making a daring raid into the heart of Nazi Germany to retrieve a defecting German scientist and stop Hitler from developing an atomic super weapon. Bonus include the featurettes In the Trenches: Filming Company of Heroes, a behind-the-scenes look at transitioning the popular video game into a film was made into a movie, and an in-depth look at the weapons and vehicles used and created for the film.
Scooby-Doo: Mask of the Blue Falcon
Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Machine gang are back for an all-new animated feature! No one is more excited than Scooby and Shaggy to be part of a big premiere of a brand-new movie that’s based on their favorite superhero, Blue Falcon. But fiction becomes reality when the hideous Mr. Hyde, a monstrous super villain from the classic Blue Falcon television series, comes to life and terrorizes everyone at the convention. Zoinks!
How To Survive a Plague
This emotionally compelling, Oscar-nominated documentary tells the story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of the AIDS epidemic. Dedicated and fearless, the improbable activists formed ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group), bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medications and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores in record time. In the process, they saved their own lives and ended the darkest days of a tragic plague, while virtually emptying AIDS wards in American hospitals.