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THE HOLLARS – Blu-ray™, DVD and digital Release Date

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Directed by John Krasinski (Brief Interviews with Hideous Men) and featuring an all-star ensemble cast, the touching family comedy/drama THE HOLLARS debuts on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital December 6 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Exploring themes of family and friendship in a warm, funny and heartbreaking way, THE HOLLARS follows a man as he returns to his small hometown after learning that his mother has fallen ill and is about to undergo surgery. The acclaimed cast includes Sharlto Copley (District 9), Charlie Day (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”), Academy Award® nominee Richard Jenkins (Best Actor, The Visitor, 2007), Academy Award nominee Anna Kendrick (Best Supporting Actress, Up in the Air, 2009), John Krasinski (“The Office”) and three-time Emmy Award® winner Margo Martindale (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, “Justified,” 2010; Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, “The Americans,” 2015 & 2016).

The Hollars Blu-ray

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Special Features Include:
§ Commentary with John Krasinski and Margo Martindale
§ The Family Trust: Inside The Hollars
§ Persistent Vision: Margo Martindale
§ LA Film Festival Q&A with John Krasinski, Anna Kendrick and Margo Martindale

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On Blu-ray and DVD October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

LIGHTS OUT


LIGHTS OUT Blu-ray

When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and terrifying events that had once tested her sanity and threatened her safety. A frightening entity with a mysterious attachment to their mother, Sophie, has reemerged. But this time, as Rebecca gets closer to unlocking the truth, there is no denying that all their lives are in danger…once the lights go out.

Release Date: October 25, 2016

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NERVE


NERVE Blu-ray

Industrious high school senior Vee (Emma Roberts) is tired of living life on the sidelines. Pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee teams up with a sly and charming competitor (Dave Franco) for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as Vee is caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition, the game takes a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading Vee into a high-stakes finale that will determine her entire future.

Release Date: October 25, 2016

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CAPTAIN FANTASTIC


CAPTAIN FANTASTIC Blu-ray

Viggo Mortensen stars in The New York Times Critics’ Pick, Captain Fantastic, about a non-traditional father who raises his six children in the forest of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society. When he is forced to bring his family out of seclusion and into the world, it leads to a confrontation with his father-in-law (Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon), who wants his grandchildren to have a normal life. Now Ben must question if his methods are the best for his family.

Release Date: October 25, 2016

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PAPA HEMINGWAY IN CUBA


PAPA HEMINGWAY IN CUBA

In 1959, Miami journalist and aspiring writer Ed Myers (Giovanni Ribisi) travels to Havana to meet his idol, Ernest Hemingway (Adrian Sparks). A fascinating and unexpected friendship develops as the legendary author mentors young Myers in deep-sea fishing, drinking — and finding his literary voice — while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them. The first U.S. movie filmed in Cuba in more than half a century, Papa: Hemingway in Cuba offers an extraordinary glimpse into the life of a uniquely American icon.

Release Date: October 25, 2016

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SHOPKINS CHEF CLUB


SHOPKINS CHEF CLUB DVD

Since launching in 2014, Shopkins has become a global phenomenon with each season offering 140 different Shopkins characters to collect, complemented by a range of Shoppies Dolls. Its animated webisode series has amassed nearly 100 million views on YouTube alone and the Shopkins 12-Pack was the #1 selling toy in the United States in 2015 according to The NPD Group. Shopkins, made by Moose Toys, is a breakthrough collectible line of super cute, tiny characters that has resonated strongly with children across the world by inspiring imaginations.

Release Date: October 25, 2016

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BEN-HUR – Digital HD, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Release Date

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Hailed as “a glorious epic adventure” (Bonnie Laufer, Sirius XM Radio) and “a powerful story of forgiveness” (Michael Foust, Christian Examiner), Paramount Pictures’ and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ breathtaking action-adventure BEN-HUR arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD December 13, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD November 29.

BEN-HUR Blu-ray

Blu-ray Bonus Materials Include:

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· Feature film in high definition
· Ben-Hur: The Legacy
· The Epic Cast
· A Tale for Our Times
· The Chariot Race
· Deleted & Extended Scenes
· Music Videos

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· Feature film in standard definition

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DON’T BREATHE – Blu-ray™ and DVD Release Date

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

From director Fede Alvarez and the twisted minds behind Evil Dead comes the terrifying, critically acclaimed film, DON’T BREATHE, debuting on digital November 8 and Blu-ray™ and DVD November 29 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Hailed as “the best American horror film in twenty years” (Jim Hemphill, FILMMAKER MAGAZINE) and Certified Fresh (87%) on Rotten Tomatoes, the film debuted at #1 at the box office and remained in the top spot for two weekends in a row. Starring Jane Levy (Evil Dead), Dylan Minnette (Goosebumps), Daniel Zovatto (It Follows) and Stephen Lang (Avatar), the film follows a group of thieves who break into a blind man’s home thinking they’ll get away with the perfect crime. When the blind man reveals a dark side, the trio quickly discovers they were dead wrong.

Dont Breathe Blu-ray

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Bonus Materials Include:

§ Deleted Scenes with Director’s Commentary
§ Commentary with Director Fede Alvarez, Co-Writer Rodo Sayagues and Actor Stephen Lang
§ Five Featurettes:
o “No Escape”
o “Creating the Creepy House”
o “Meet the Cast”
o “Man in the Dark”
o “The Sounds of Horror”

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On Blu-ray and DVD October 18, 2016

Monday, October 17th, 2016

INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE


INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE Blu-ray

Twenty years after mysterious aliens nearly wiped out humankind, they’re back with a vengeance in this explosive sequel to the original blockbuster hit, INDEPENDENCE DAY! Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth developed a vast defense program to protect the planet, led by Jeff Goldblum, returning as brilliant scientist David Levinson. But nothing could prepare us for a new invasion of unprecedented scale—and only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can save our world from extinction. Co-starring Liam Hemsworth and Jesse T. Usher alongside returning fan favorites Bill Pullman and Brent Spiner, INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE is an action-packed thrill ride from start to finish!

Release Date: October 18, 2016

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THE MARX BROTHERS SILVER SCREEN COLLECTION


THE MARX BROTHERS SILVER SCREEN COLLECTION Blu-ray

The Marx Brothers – Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo – are the reigning kings of comedy and remain one of the most iconic comic teams of all time. From their early days on Vaudeville and Broadway through their wildly popular motion pictures, the Marx Brothers kept audiences of all ages laughing out loud with some of the most hilarious routines ever imagined. The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection Restored Edition captures the very best of the comedy team and includes the only five movies to feature all four brothers. Filled with unforgettable comedy sketches, musical numbers, witty dialogue and plenty of gags, this must-own collection includes The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers and their most popular film, Duck Soup.

Release Date: October 18, 2016

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BARBIE & HER SISTERS IN PUPPY CHASE


BARBIE & HER SISTERS IN PUPPY CHASE Blu-ray

Barbie™ and her sisters discover everything’s better when you do it together in this splashy adventure! After the girls and their pets arrive at an island paradise for Chelsea’s™ big dance competition, they decide to make a quick side trip to see the nearby Dancing Horse Festival. But when their furry friends go missing at the event, it’s up to the sisters to find them before Chelsea’s™ show. While the puppies are out having an adventure of their own, the girls must use their imaginations and work together to find their furry friends in this tail-wagging good time!

Release Date: October 18, 2016

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ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS


Alice Through the Looking Glass  Blu-ray

In “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” the all-star cast from the 2010 blockbuster is back with Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter who’s desperately searching for his family; Anne Hathaway as Mirana, the kind, mild-mannered White Queen; Helena Bonham Carter as Iracebeth, the short-tempered, big-headed Red Queen; and Mia Wasikowska as Alice, the heroine at the heart of the story. Sacha Baron Cohen joins the ensemble as Time, a magical being that is part human, part clock, and the late Alan Rickman—to whom the film is dedicated—is the voice of Absolem, the blue Monarch butterfly who metamorphosed from the blue caterpillar “Alice in Wonderland.”

Release Date: October 18, 2016

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DOCTOR THORNE


DOCTOR THORNE DVD

Doctor Thorne (Hollander) lives a quiet life with niece Mary in Greshamsbury, home of the Gresham family. Unbeknownst to others, the Greshams have lost their fortune and the snobbish matriarch Lady Arabella (Front) has a scheme to regain it via an arranged marriage with her son and an American heiress. However, her son is in love with Mary (Martini), which complicates Lady Arabella’s plans.” 

Release Date: October 18, 2016

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CAFÉ SOCIETY
OUR KIND OF TRAITOR
INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE

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PETE’S DRAGON – on Digital HD, Blu-ray™, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand Release Date

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

“Pete’s Dragon,” a reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film centered on an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot — who just so happens to be a dragon — comes home on Nov. 29 on Digital HD, Blu-ray™, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand. And the timing couldn’t be better: Today’s announcement ushers in tomorrow’s World Dragon Day and the heartwarming adventure arrives just in time to entertain the entire family this holiday season.

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BLU-RAY & DIGITAL HD:

Notes to Self: A Director’s Diary – Director David Lowery narrates the personal diary he kept through the filming of “Pete’s Dragon” in this intimate and fascinating look at the movie’s making.

Making Magic – Discover fun facts about what went into designing this spectacular, lovable dragon.
“Disappearing” Moments – The director shares a montage of the film’s “lost” scenes.

Welcome to New Zealand – Experience the wonders of New Zealand and learn why it’s a magical place to visit … and to make a movie.

Audio Commentary – Gain an insider perspective from director David Lowery, co-writer Toby Halbrooks and actors Oakes Fegley and Oona Laurence.

Music Videos

“Nobody Knows” by The Lumineers

“Something Wild” by Lindsey Stirling featuring Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

Bloopers

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Making Magic

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On DVD and Blu-ray October 11, 2016

Monday, October 10th, 2016

THE LEGEND OF TARZAN


THE LEGEND OF TARZAN  Blu-ray

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Leon Rom (Waltz). But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash.

Release Date: October 11, 2016

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BLOOD FATHER


BLOOD FATHER Blu-ray

Mel Gibson delivers nonstop, no-holds-barred action in this dynamic thrill ride. When his estranged teenaged daughter (Erin Moriarty) is targeted by a drug cartel, ex-convict John Link (Gibson) must call upon connections from his criminal past and his own lethal skills to save his daughter’s future. Diego Luna, Michael Parks, and William H. Macy costar in this explosive story of how far one man will go to save his family.

Release Date: October 11, 2016

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APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN


APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN DVD

Written and directed by Mark Elijah Rosenberg, winner of the Sundance Institute/NHK Award (2014), APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN follows Captain William D. Stanaforth (Strong) as he embarks on a one-way solo mission, taking humanity’s first steps toward colonizing Mars. Although the entire world is watching him, he is completely alone in a dark and distant sea of stars. Stanaforth rockets bravely through space facing insurmountable odds, but as the journey takes a toll on his life-sustaining systems, he is forced to make impossible choices that threaten his sanity, mission and very existence. The film also stars Luke Wilson (Concussion), Sanaa Lathan (Now You See Me 2), Anders Danielsen Lie (Oslo, August 31st) and Charles Baker (“Breaking Bad”).

Release Date: October 11, 2016

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WAR DOGS – Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD Release Date

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Get in on the action when “War Dogs” arrives onto Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. From director Todd Phillips (“The Hangover” trilogy) comes “War Dogs,” starring Oscar® nominee Jonah Hill (“The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Moneyball”) and Miles Teller (“Whiplash,” the “Divergent” trilogy). The film also stars Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper,” “American Hustle”) and Ana de Armas (“Knock Knock”).

The Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack features the film on Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with special features in HD, and a digital version of the movie in Digital HD with UltraViolet*. The Blu-ray includes the film in high definition on Blu-ray disc with a digital version of the movie in Digital HD with UltraViolet*, and the DVD features the film in standard definition. Fans can also own “War Dogs” via purchase from digital retailers beginning on November 11.

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BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS

“War Dogs” Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray contain the following special features:

General Phillips: Boots on the Ground

War Dogs: Access Granted

Pentagon Pie

“War Dogs” Standard Definition DVD contains the following special features:

Pentagon Pie

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JASON BOURNE – Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand Release Date

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

This holiday season, the answer to the question “Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home?” is answered when The Secret Life of Pets comes to Digital HD November 22, 2016 and 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand December 6, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The humans behind the Despicable Me franchise present America’s top-grossing original film of the year, the animated comedy is a worldwide hit with over $834 million in global ticket sales. The Secret Life of Pets is “non-stop action and laughs,” says Peter Travers of Rolling Stone. The 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD versions feature nearly an hour of bonus content, including three hilarious mini-movies: the all-new Norman Television and Weenie PLUS Mower Minions which debuted in theaters and is now available to own.

Jason Bourne Blu-ray

BONUS FEATURES on 4K ULTRA HDTM, BLU-RAY™, DVD

Bringing Back Bourne – Matt Damon and Director Paul Greengrass discuss how they brought a beloved character back to the big screen.

Bourne to Fight – A behind-the-scenes look at the fight sequences in Jason Bourne.
Bare-Knuckle Boxing – Matt Damon discusses his love for boxing and how he prepared for the bare-knuckle fight sequences.

Close Quarters – A behind-the-scenes look at the brutal fight between Jason Bourne and Christian Dassault.

Underground Rumble – Matt Damon, Vincent Cassel, and fight coordinator Roger Yuan discuss how they staged Bourne’s final showdown with The Asset.

The Athens Escape – Matt Damon, stunt coordinator Gary Powell and second unit director Simon Crane discuss the challenges of shooting a chase sequence through cramped city streets.

Las Vegas Showdown – For the final act of Jason Bourne, filmmakers wanted something bigger and bolder than ever before. Here’s an inside look at how they pulled it off.

Convention Chaos – Join the cast and crew on location in Las Vegas as they film the final act of Jason Bourne.
Shutting Down the Strip – A behind-the-scenes look at one of the wildest car chases in Bourne history.

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The Secret Life of Pets – Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand Release Date

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

This holiday season, the answer to the question “Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home?” is answered when The Secret Life of Pets comes to Digital HD November 22, 2016 and 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand December 6, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The humans behind the Despicable Me franchise present America’s top-grossing original film of the year, the animated comedy is a worldwide hit with over $834 million in global ticket sales. The Secret Life of Pets is “non-stop action and laughs,” says Peter Travers of Rolling Stone. The 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD versions feature nearly an hour of bonus content, including three hilarious mini-movies: the all-new Norman Television and Weenie PLUS Mower Minions which debuted in theaters and is now available to own.

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BLU-RAY™ EXCLUSIVES (Available on Blu-ray™ editions)

How to Make an Animated Film – A behind-the-scenes look at how to make an animated film from the various departments that make up Illumination.

Anatomy of a Scene – Filmmakers and animators take us through the multi-step process it takes to create a specific scene in the Secret Life of Pets

BLU-RAY™ AND DVD BONUS FEATURES

Mini-Movies:

Norman Television

Weenie

Mower Minions

All About The Pets – Kevin Hart and Eric Stonestreet, with the help of animal trainer Molly Mignon O’Neill take you on an educational journey to learn more about your average and not-so average, household pets.

Animals Can Talk: Meet The Actors – The comedy superstars who give voice to the film’s menagerie of characters talk about their roles and the process of bringing them to life.

Hairstylist To The Dogs – Inspired by “Hairspray Live!,” Eric Stonestreet, with the help of a professional dog groomer Jess Rona, will take you through the basic steps to help your pups look as awesome as possible when they’re hanging out with their pet pals.

The Best Of Snowball – A rapid-fire, fun and oddly musical mash-up of all the best Snowball one-liners

Hot Dog Sing-Along – Join Max and Duke as they perform for their dinner in the sausage factory. This straightforward sing along is fun for the whole family to enjoy.

Sing Trailer

“Lovely Day” Lyric Video

The Humans that Brought You Pets – Producers Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, directors Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney, and writer Brian Lynch discuss what went into creating The Secret Life of Pet’s compelling characters and non-stop action.

GoPro®: The Secret Life of Pets

The Making of the Mini-Movies – A fun and interesting take on the Making of the Mini-Movies – we’ll explore the themes of each of the mini-movies through the eyes of the artists who made them.

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