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THE COMEDIAN – DVD and Blu-ray Release Date

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Two-time Academy Award® winner Robert De Niro (Best Supporting Actor, The Godfather: Part II, 1974; Best Actor, Raging Bull, 1980) stars as an aging insult comic trying to reinvent himself for acclaimed filmmaker Taylor Hackford (Ray) in the comedy-drama THE COMEDIAN. De Niro’s eight-years-in-the-making passion project also stars Leslie Mann (Knocked Up), Danny DeVito (“Always Sunny in Philadelphia”), Edie Falco (“The Sopranos”), Charles Grodin (Dave), Academy Award winner Cloris Leachman (Best Supporting Actress, The Last Picture Show, 1971), Patti LuPone (“Penny Dreadful”), and Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel (Best Supporting Actor, Bugsy, 1991), with a cast that includes Lucy DeVito (Leaves of Grass) and Billy Crystal (When Harry Met Sally…). In addition, the film features a veritable who’s who of stand-up comedians, including Jessica Kirson, Jim Norton, Jimmie Walker, Brett Butler, Richard Belzer, Freddie Roman, Stewie Stone, Gilbert Gottfried, Greer Barnes, Hannibal Buress, Bill Boggs, Sheng Wang, Ryan Hamilton, Aida Rodriguez, Dov Davidoff and Nick Di Paolo. THE COMEDIAN debuts on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital May 2 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

THE COMEDIAN Blu-ray

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Special Features Include:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • “The Comedian At AFI Fest: Q&A Featuring Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito and Taylor Hackford”
  • “Backstage With The Comedian,” featurette
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    xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE – 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand Release Date

    Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

    Hailed as “a crazy, stunt-filled action spectacular” (Scott Mendelson, Forbes) and “a shot of pure adrenaline” (Joey Nolfi, Entertainment Weekly), xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE x-plodes on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 16, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. X-cited fans can be the first to get it two weeks early on Digital HD May 2.

    xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE Blu-ray

    Blu-ray
    · Feature film in high definition
    · Bonus Content:
    o Third Time’s the Charm: Xander Returns
    o Rebels, Tyrants & Ghosts: The Cast
    o Opening Pandora’s Box: On Location
    o I Live for This Sh#t!: Stunts
    o Gag Reel

    DVD
    Feature film in standard definition

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    RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER – 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ and DVD Release Date

    Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

    RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER, the sixth and final installment in the worldwide franchise phenomenon, premieres on digital May 2 and 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ and DVD May 16 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil franchise) is back as the iconic zombie slayer Alice, who is forced to return to The Hive, where her story began. The Umbrella Corporation is gathering its undead forces for a final strike against the survivors of the apocalypse and Alice must prevent complete human extinction before it’s too late. Returning with Jovovich are franchise regulars Ali Larter (Final Destination), Shawn Roberts (Resident Evil: Retribution) and Iain Glen (“Game of Thrones”), alongside all-new cast members Ruby Rose (“Orange is the New Black”), Eoin Macken (“The Night Shift”) and William Levy (The Single Moms Club).

    RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER Blu-ray

    Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD, DVD & Digital Bonus Materials Include:
    Two Featurettes:

  • “Explore the Hive”
  • “The Badass Trinity & The Women of Resident Evil”
  • Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD and Digital Bonus Materials Include:
    Retaliation Mode

  • Sneak Peek: Resident Evil: Vendetta
  • “Stunts & Weaponry” Featurette
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    FIFTY SHADES DARKER – 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand Release Date

    Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

    he countdown begins for one of the most highly anticipated home entertainment debuts of the year. In 50 days, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will unleash Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition, plunging fans even deeper into the mesmerizing, hidden world of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, as the year’s hottest romance comes home on Digital HD on April 25, 2017 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand, on May 9, 2017. The global film phenomenon sparked by E.L. James’ best-selling book trilogy returns with the second chapter of the darkly alluring tale that captivated the world. Fans can now stay in and have the ultimate at-home movie night with Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition, and this time, there are no rules and no secrets.

    Fifty Shades Darker Blu-ray

    BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAY™:

  • A Darker Direction – Director James Foley explains how his vision had to meet with fans’ expectations.
  • New Threats – An introduction to some new, dark and threatening characters, including Jack Hyde, Leila and, of course, Elena Lincoln – aka Mrs. Robinson!
  • The Masquerade – This featurette about one of the film’s most iconic scenes — the masquerade benefit event at Grey
  • Mansion — explores the production design and costumes and goes behind-the-scenes with the filmmakers and main cast members.
  • Intimate With Darker – An intense look and discussion about the intimate, sensual and provocative world of Fifty Shades Darker, including a visit to the Red Room and, of course, the new “toys!”
  • BONUS FEATURES on BLU-RAY™ and DVD:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • A Tease to Fifty Shades Freed – A tease to the next Fifty Shades film.
  • Writing Darker – Author E.L. James and screenwriter Niall Leonard trace back the history of the book and introduce viewers to the much darker story and its adaptation to the big screen.
  • Dark Reunion – The filmmakers and cast members discuss being reunited for this second film, and where we find Ana, Christian and their friends.
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    THE SPACE BETWEEN US – Digital HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand Release Date

    Friday, March 17th, 2017

    Two worlds. One connection. Embark on an extraordinary mission through space to find love and experience our planet like never before in the romantic adventure, The Space Between Us, arriving on Digital HD on May 2, 2017 and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on May 16, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Starring Gary Oldman (The Dark Night Rises, Harry Potter), Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game, Hugo), Carla Gugino (Night At The Museum, “Wayward Pines”), Britt Robertson (A Dog’s Purpose, Tomorrowland), BD Wong (Jurassic World, “Law & Order: SVU”) and Janet Montgomery (“This Is Us”, Black Swan), The Space Between Us takes viewers on an out-of-this-world journey that reveals all the incredible beauty of the Earth and proves love is a universal language. From STXfilms (The Edge of Seventeen, Bad Moms), The Space Between Us on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD is filled with special bonus features including a never-before-seen alternate ending and deleted scenes!

    THE SPACE BETWEEN US Blu-ray

    BLU-RAY™, DVD AND DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES:

  • Alternate Ending
  • Deleted Scenes
  • “Love” Featurette – An inside look, with the cast and filmmakers, at the themes of the film, highlighting the one theme that connects us all – Love.
  • Feature Commentary with Director Peter Chelsom – Available only on Blu-RayTM and DVD.
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    MAX 2: White House Hero – DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack Release Date

    Friday, March 17th, 2017

    Your all-time favorite canine hero is back in an all new feature length movie! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings you MAX 2: White House Hero on DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack on May 23, 2017. The Digital HD will be available on May 9, 2017. The original film, MAX, released by Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, was a box office hit and went on to gross $43 million in the U.S.

    THE SPACE BETWEEN US Blu-ray

    BLU-RAY™, DVD AND DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES:

    · Kids on the Case: Making of Max 2
    · Max 2: A Ruff Life

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    MONSTER TRUCKS – Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD Release Date

    Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

    Get ready for “big, big fun” (Max Evry, Coming Soon) when the “perfect family film” (Mike Reyes, Cinemablend) MONSTER TRUCKS revs up on Blu-ray Combo Pack April 11, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Get in the driver’s seat two weeks early with the Digital HD release on March 28.

    MONSTER TRUCKS Blu-ray

    BONUS FEATURES on BLU-RAY Combo Pack

    · Bonus Content:
    · Who’s Driving the Monster Trucks?
    · The Monster in the Truck
    · Creating the Monster Truck
    · Gag Reel
    · Deleted Scenes
    · Production Diaries

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    LA LA LAND – 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand Release Date

    Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

    Lionsgate announced today that the dazzling Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-winning music-filled masterpiece La La Land arrives on Digital HD on April 11 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand April 25 from Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate Company. Written and directed by Academy Award® winning director Damien Chazelle and starring Oscar® Best Actor nominee Ryan Gosling and Oscar® Best Actress winner Emma Stone, La La Land tells the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern-day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.

    LA la Land Blu-ray

    4K/BLU-RAY/ DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES
    · Audio Commentary with writer/director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz
    · “Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway” Featurette
    · “La La Land’s Great Party” Featurette
    · “Ryan Gosling: Piano Student” Featurette
    · “Before Whiplash: Damien Chazelle’s Passion Project” Featurette
    · “La La Land’s Love Letter to Los Angeles” Featurette
    · “The Music of La La Land” Featurette
    · “John Legend’s Acting Debut” Featurette
    · “The Look of Love: Designing La La Land” Featurette
    · “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm” Featurette
    · “Epilogue: The Romance of the Dream” Featurette
    · Damien & Justin Sing: The Demos
    · Song Selection

    DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
    · Audio Commentary with writer/director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz
    · “Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway” Featurette
    · “La La Land’s Love Letter To Los Angeles” Featurette
    · “Ryan and Emma: Third Time’s the Charm” Featurette
    · Song Selection

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    On DVD and Blu-ray March 14, 2017

    Monday, March 13th, 2017

    FENCES


    FENCES Blu-ray

    Adapted by legendary writer August Wilson from his own renowned play, FENCES follows former Negro-league baseball player Troy Maxson (Washington) in 1950s Pittsburgh as he fights to provide for those he loves in a world that threatens to push him down. An unforgettable and timeless masterpiece, FENCES “connects with people on a deep, emotional level” (Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times) and pulses with the universal truths of love and forgiveness, despite what lies beyond your own fence.

    Release Date: March 14, 2017

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    ELLE


    ELLE Blu-ray

    Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a leading video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle’s life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game – a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

    Release Date: March 14, 2017

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    COLLATERAL BEAUTY


    COLLATERAL BEAUTY Blu-ray

    When a successful New York ad executive suffers a personal tragedy and retreats from life, his friends devise a drastic plan to reach him before he loses everything. Pushing him to the very edge, they force him to confront the truth in surprising and profoundly human ways. From Oscar-winning director David Frankel, this thought-provoking drama explores how even the deepest tragedy can reveal moments of beauty, and how the constants of love, time and loss interlock in a life fully lived.

    Release Date: March 14, 2017

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    SOLACE


    SOLACE Blu-ray

    When FBI Special Agent Joe Merriwether (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) is unable to solve a series of homicides, he enlists the help of a former colleague, Dr. John Clancy (Anthony Hopkins), a retired physician with psychic powers. Soon, Clancy realizes that his exceptional intuitive powers are no match for the extraordinary powers of the vicious murderer (Colin Farrell) on a mission.

    Release Date: March 14, 2017

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    GHOST IN THE SHELL


    GHOST IN THE SHELL Blu-ray

    A female cybernetic government agent, Major Motoko Kusanagi, and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of “The Puppet Master,” a mysterious and threatening computer virus capable of infiltrating human hosts. Together, with her fellow agents from Section 9, they embark on a high-tech race against time to capture the omnipresent entity. Ghost in the Shell took the world by storm in the mid-90’s, exhibiting a new dimension of anime with unprecedented, mesmerizing cinematic expression. Seamlessly merging traditional animation with the latest computer graphic imagery, this stunning sci-fi spectacle challenged the boundaries of mainstream animation with detailed artistic expression and a uniquely intelligent story line. Veteran director Mamoru Oshii skillfully creates the ultimate anime experience in this futuristic masterpiece based on the groundbreaking comic book by Masamune Shirow.

    Release Date: March 14, 2017

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    DRUNK HISTORY SEASON 4


    DRUNK HISTORY SEASON 4 DVD

    Host Derek Waters is back with a whole season’s worth of historical tales told by some of the most captivating (and totally wasted) storytellers around. It’s the history they never taught you, narrated by guest stars who never thought they’d drink this much.

    Release Date: March 14, 2017

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    On DVD and Blu-ray March 7, 2017

    Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

    MOANA


    MOANA Blu-ray

    Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows exactly why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli‘i Cravalho) meets the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), who guides her in her quest to become a master wayfinder. Together, they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.

    Release Date: March 7, 2017

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    MAN DOWN


    MAN DOWN Blu-ray

    When U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer (Shia LaBeouf) returns home from his tour in Afghanistan, he finds that the place he once called home is no better than the battlefields he fought on overseas. Accompanied by his best friend Devin Roberts (Jai Courtney), a hard-nosed Marine whose natural instinct is to shoot first and ask questions later, he searches desperately for the location of his estranged son, Johnathan (Charlie Shotwell), and wife Natalie (Kate Mara). In their search, the two intercept Charles (Clifton Collins Jr.), a man carrying vital information about the whereabouts of Gabriel’s family. As we revisit the past, we are guided in unraveling the puzzle of Gabriel’s experience and what will eventually lead us to finding his family.

    Release Date: March 7, 2017

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    INCARNATE


    INCARNATE Blu-ray

    From the producers of The Purge and Insidious, comes this terrifying supernatural thriller starring Aaron Eckhart and Carice van Houten (“Game of Thrones”). When an 11-year-old boy (David Mazouz, “Gotham”) becomes possessed by an evil spirit, an unconventional exorcist, Dr. Seth Ember, who uses science instead of religion to tap into the mind of the possessed to remove the demon from their subconscious, is called upon by the Vatican to expel the malevolent spirit. When Ember enters the mind of the boy to attack the vengeful demon, he finds himself facing the battle of his life and the horrors of his own past.

    Release Date: March 7, 2017

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    MISS HOKUSAI


    MISS HOKUSAI Blu-ray

    From award-winning director Keiichi Hara (Colorful) and Japanese powerhouse Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell), comes a remarkable story of the daughter behind one of history’s most famous artists. As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the revered painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei toils diligently, creating the paintings sold under her father’s name. Shy in public, in the studio O-Ei is brash and uninhibited. Seeking to come into her own as an artist, O-Ei sets out into the bustling city of Edo (present-day Tokyo), where she encounters spirits, dragons, courtesans, and rival artists. With exceptional craftsmanship, story-telling and emotional depth, Miss Hokusai is “Gorgeous! A small poetic wonder!” (Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter).

    Release Date: March 7, 2017

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