Thursday, October 28, 2021

Get Ready to Scream with Laughter as Director Barry Sonnenfeld’s Beloved Classic Celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a Newly Restored Cut


Arriving on Digital 4K Ultra HD for the First Time November 23, 2021 with Both the 

Theatrical Version and Extended Cut, Plus New Bonus Content! 


On 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Remastered Blu-ray November 23, 2021



It’s time to pay a visit to everyone’s favorite kooky, spooky and all-together ooky family!  Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, THE ADDAMS FAMILY will be released for the first time on Digital 4K Ultra HD just in time for Halloween on October 19, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  The film will subsequently be available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, as well as on a remastered Blu-ray, on November 9, 2021.  THE ADDAMS FAMILY was originally released on November 22, 1991.


Newly remastered and restored under the supervision of director Barry Sonnenfeld, THE ADDAMS FAMILY will be presented in both the original theatrical version and a never-before-seen “More Mamushka!” version, which expands the memorable dance number.   The Digital 4K Ultra HD*, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc, and Blu-ray releases also include a brand-new featurette looking back at the making of the film that includes behind-the-scenes footage and a new interview with Sonnenfeld, as well as an introduction to the restored cut by Sonnenfeld and an archival featurette.  The discs also include access to a Digital copy of the film.  The bonus content is detailed below:

·       Introduction to “More Mamushka!” version by director Barry Sonnenfeld—NEW!

·       Filmmaker Focus: Barry Sonnenfeld on The Addams FamilyNEW!

·       Archival Featurette



When long-lost Uncle Fester (Christopher Lloyd) reappears after 25 years in the Bermuda Triangle, Gomez (Raul Julia) and Morticia (Anjelica Huston) plan a celebration to wake the dead.  But Wednesday (Christina Ricci) barely has time to warm up her electric chair before Thing points out Fester's uncommonly "normal" behavior.  Could this Fester be a fake and part of an evil scheme to raid the Addams fortune?


THE MONKEY KING: REBORN, debuts on Digital & Blu-ray December 7 from Well Go USA.






The All-New Anime Action-Adventure Fantasy

Swings onto Digital, Blu-ray& DVD December 7


Features an All-New English Dub



PLANO, TEXAS (October 26, 2021) – Following on the heels of recent groundbreaking animated films from China (including Ne Zha, 2020 & Jiang Ziya, 2021) comes the spectacular all-new anime action-adventure fantasy THE MONKEY KING: REBORN, landing on digital, Blu-ray and DVDDecember 7 from Well Go USA Entertainment.  Playing off the three hugely popular Monkey King live action films, THE MONKEY KING: REBORN follows the short-tempered trickster after he is insulted while visiting a temple with his master Tang Monk. Outraged, he destroys a magical tree and accidentally releases the ancient King of Demons, who kidnaps Tang Monk as revenge for his long imprisonment. Now, Monkey King and his fellow disciples must rescue their master within three days, before the demon king regains his full power and unleashes his armies to destroy the earth.


Directed by Wang Yun Fei (4-film Yugo & Lalafranchise), THE MONKEY KING: REBORNfeatures an all-new English dub for this release.



After short-tempered trickster Monkey King is insulted while visiting a temple with his master Tang Monk, he destroys a magical tree and accidentally releases the ancient King of Demons, who kidnaps Tang Monk as revenge for his long imprisonment. Now, Monkey King and his fellow disciples must rescue their master within three days, before the Demon King regains his full power and unleashes his armies to destroy the earth.


Country of Origin:    China


THE MONKEY KING: REBORN has a runtime of approximately 96 minutes and is not rated.


Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The English Patient Celebrates It’s 25th Anniversary On November 15th, 2021

Director Anthony Minghella’s acclaimed epic THE ENGLISH PATIENT celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.


Winner of nine Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress for Juliette Binoche, THE ENGLISH PATIENT was hailed by critics and included on over 80 top 10 lists following its release on November 15, 1996. 


Starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, and Kristin Scott Thomas, the film is an engrossing story of love and war, as well as a mesmerizing and unforgettable cinematic experience.


During World War II, a mysterious stranger (Fiennes) is cared for by American allies unaware of his dangerous past.  Yet, as the mystery of his identity is revealed, an incredible tale of passion, intrigue, and adventure unfolds.


THE ENGLISH PATIENT is available for purchase on digital platforms now.


 The Seminal Slacker Movie is, Like, on Blu-rayfor the First Time or Whatever on 

December 7, 2021 


HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film that changed the landscape of American cinema and forever altered the course of human history whenBEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD DO AMERICA arrives on Blu-ray for the first time ever December 7, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.


Widely praised as the end of civilization as we know it,BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD DO AMERICA follows the brainless pair as they set off on a nacho-fueled road trip to find their stolen TV and score with some hot chicks.  Along the way, the metal-head morons become entangled with one nefarious character after another, eventually ending up stranded in the desert and hallucinating in a mind-altering sequence based on and including artwork by musician and artist Rob Zombie. 


Creator Mike Judge unleashed Beavis and Butt-Head on the big screen on December 20, 1996.  Unabashedly offensive, unapologetically stupid, and unexpectedly funny, the film earned $60+ million and cemented Cornholio’s place among the pantheon of Hollywood greats.


The BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD DO AMERICA Blu-ray includes access to a Digital copy of the film, as well as the following legacy bonus content:

·       Commentary by Mike Judge and Yvette Kaplan

·       The Big Picture – A retrospective making-of segment that features the journey to the big screen including story, voice casting and more, including a look at the hallucination scene - drastically different from the animation in the rest of the film - and an extended version of the scene.

·       We’re Gonna Score!  Scoring Beavis and Butt-Head Do America – Composer John Frizzell and Mike Judge detail the use of music in the film and how they came up with the perfect compositions to accompany the visuals of the big adventure

·       The Smackdown – A montage of all the characters in the movie getting slapped or fighting

·       MTV News “Celebrity Shorts” – With Jennifer Tilly, Snoop Dogg and more

·       Trailers

·       TV Spots

Monday, October 25, 2021

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Movie Comes Home in a Limited-Edition Blu-ray™ SteelBook® Planes, Trains And Automobiles Arriving On Time for Thanksgiving November 23, 2021

Written and directed by the incomparable John Hughes, the celebrated comedy PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES makes an on-time arrival in a Limited-Edition Blu-ray SteelBook® on November 23, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.


The PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES Limited-Edition Blu-ray SteelBook boasts over an hour of legacy bonus content, including an in-depth retrospective on John Hughes’ career that includes interviews with those who worked with him and explores his indelible impact as a writer and filmmaker.  Additional previously released features include “Getting There is Half the Fun: The Story ofPlanes, Trains And Automobiles,” “John Hughes For Adults,” a tribute to John Candy, and a deleted scene.


Starring comedy greats Steve Martin and John Candy, the uproarious classic follows a businessman (Martin) who is struggling to get home for Thanksgiving, but burdened by one travel mishap after another, as well as the company of an annoying traveling salesman (Candy).  Filled with outrageously funny situations and a generous helping of warmth, the film also features appearances by Michael McKean, Edie McClurg and Kevin Bacon.

Legendary Comics Announces the Official Graphic Novel Adaptation of Denis Villeneuve’s Epic Film Dune

LOS ANGELES, October 25, 2021 – Legendary Comics, in cooperation with Herbert Properties, LLC, announced today the official movie graphic novel based on Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Dune, the critically acclaimed film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestselling book from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Denis Villeneuve. Both the graphic novel and the film, currently in theaters worldwide, tell the epic hero’s journey of Paul Atreides (played by Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet). Dune: The Official Movie Graphic Novel, adapted by writer Lilah Sturges (Legendary Comics’ The Science of GhostLumberjanes) with art by Drew Johnson (Legendary Comics’ Godzilla: Aftershock and Godzilla Dominion) and colors by digital painter Zid (Legendary Comics’ Kingdom Kong) and colorist Niezam, features beautiful artwork that brings the cinematic vision of Dune to the world of sequential art. Limited editions of the graphic novel are now available for pre-order today exclusively on Kickstarter, with the book trade edition to follow. Both editions are set  to be released in February of 2022, and fans can now pre-order all editions at


Partnering with Rocketship Entertainment, the limited-edition Kickstarter releases of Dune: The Official Movie Graphic Novel feature four distinct covers. Comic legend Bill Sienkiewicz, who created the original Dune comic for Marvel in 1984, returns to the Dune universe to contribute the cover for the graphic novel. Three additional variant covers from Drew Johnson and Zid, U.K. illustrator and comic artist John Ridgway (2000 AD, Hellblazer, Doctor Who), and comic legend Tim Sale (Batman: The Long Halloween, Superman: For all Seasons) will also be available. Exclusive merchandise and collectibles will also be offered through Kickstarter.


“As a fan of both the book and our film, I wanted to bring Denis Villeneuve’s amazing vision and this all-star cast to the world of comics, and with the cooperation of Brian Herbert and Herbert Properties, LLC, we have done just that with an amazing group of creators,” said Robert Napton, Senior Vice President of Legendary Comics.


A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, Dune, based on Frank Herbert’s seminal novel, tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive. The film stars Oscar® nominee Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Oscar® nominee Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, Chang Chen, David Dastmalchian, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, with Oscar® nominee Charlotte Rampling, with Jason Momoa, and Oscar® winner Javier Bardem.

Director Ernest R. Dickerson’s Powerful Film Starring Tupac Shakur and Omar Epps Marks Its 30th Anniversary with First-Ever 4K Ultra HD Releas


Searing Drama Debuts on 4K Ultra HD January 11, 2022


A powerful morality tale steeped in 90s urban culture,JUICE marked the feature directorial debut of acclaimed cinematographer Ernest R. Dickerson and the first starring roles for Omar Epps and an electrifying Tupac Shakur.  30 years later, the gritty and influential film continues to be celebrated for its realistic portrayal of Harlem life, the early New York hip hop scene, and the fate of four friends in pursuit of the power and respect they call the Juice. 


To mark the film’s 30th anniversary, Paramount Home Entertainment will release the film on 4K Ultra HD for the first time ever on January 11, 2022.  The disc features access to a Digital copy of the film and legacy bonus content, including interviews with Dickerson, producer David Heyman (Harry Potterfranchise), Epps, and fellow actors Khalil Kain and Jermaine Hopkins.  The cast and crew look back on making the film, share heartfelt stories of working with Shakur, and reveal the influence that JUICE had on them both personally and professionally. 


The in-depth featurettes are also loaded with footage of the cast on set and vintage interviews with Shakur, Queen Latifah, Cindy Herron of En Vogue, the Shocklee brothers, Eric B, EPMD, Cypress Hill and more.  Along with commentary by the director, fans can enjoy the original ending and hear Dickerson detail the reasons that it was changed prior to the film’s theatrical debut. 


JUICE was originally released on January 17, 1992.  The previously released bonus content is detailed below:

  • Commentary by director Ernest R. Dickerson
  • You’ve Got the Juice Now—A look back at the making of the film featuring interviews with director Ernest R. Dickerson, producer David Heyman and actors Omar Epps, Khalil Kain and Jermaine Hopkins.  The piece details Dickerson’s struggle to remain true to his original vision, his desire to cast fresh new talent, the challenges of shooting on location in Harlem, and the reasons why the film’s ending was changed.
  • The Wrecking Crew—The film’s surviving lead actors talk about how they came to be cast in the film and the bonds they immediately formed with one another.  They additionally share stories about Tupac Shakur’s drive, authenticity and unmistakable genius, as well as their delight at getting to work with Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah and Cindy Herron.
  • Sip the Juice: The Music—Explores the essential role that music plays in the film.  Features vintage interviews with the Shocklee brothers about their score, as well as Erik B, EPMD, and members of Cypress Hill speaking about their contributions to the unforgettable soundtrack and why they chose to be a part of the film.
  • Stay in the Scene: The Interview—Vintage interview with the four lead cast members on set.  The piece demonstrates their rapport as they discuss the importance of the film and its message.
  • Photo Gallery—Unit photographer Adger Cowans’ photos taken on set.



Q, Raheem, Bishop, and Steel spend their days hanging out and looking for a way to get the power and respect they call Juice. Q hopes to earn respect by becoming a scratch 'n' mix DJ.  Bishop has a deadlier plan—take it through an armed robbery with his crew. Ernest R. Dickerson, the acclaimed cinematographer whose collaborations with Spike Lee include Do the Right Thingand Malcom X, made his directorial debut with this powerful drama steeped in ‘90s urban lifestyle.  JUICEfeatures the acting debut of Tupac Shakur and a hit soundtrack that includes Eric B. & Rakim, Naughty by Nature, Big Daddy Kane and Salt N’ Pepa.


JUICE is directed by Ernest R. Dickerson with a story by Ernest R. Dickerson and screenplay by Gerard Brown and Ernest R. Dickerson.


 Culver City, California (October 25, 2021) – There is much to be thankful for this November when Funimation, the market leader in bringing anime to the forefront of audiences worldwide, sets out to release multiple exciting fan-favorite titles on Blu-ray and DVD. Releasing on November 2, 2021 is Fire Force Season 1, Fire Force Season 2 Part 2, and The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 1. And November 30, 2021 will be Akudama Drive

Select Limited Edition box sets will be packed with art book, special packaging, and art cards among other exclusive items on top of the incredible bonus features, while the Standard Edition box sets of each release come equipped with promo videos, textless opening and closing song animations, episodic commentary, and more!

After the events at the Oasis, Company 8 race to contain the chaos. But answers about the Holy Sol Temple and the White-Clad's tactics may cripple them. Can they unearth the secrets of the Nether before the world is engulfed in flame and ash once more?

Limited Edition Includes:

  • 40-page art book

  • 14-month calendar

  • 4 exclusive art cards

  • Rigid box with room for Part 1 Blu-ray set

Fire Force Season 2 Part 2 - Limited Edition Special Features

  • Fire Force Voice Actors Answer Your Questions

  • Textless Opening Song

  • Textless Closing Song

A crisis plagues the world: Spontaneous Human Combustion. The only ones trained to stop these blazing mortal infernos are the brave members of the Fire Force. Shinra is determined to become the greatest hero, but his past leads him to a different destiny.

Fire Force Season 1 Complete - Standard Edition Special Features

  • Fire Force Inside the Episodes

  • Fire Force: Interview with Atsushi Ohkubo at Anime Expo 2019

  • Fire Force: Atsushi Ohkubo Speed Drawing at Anime Expo 2019

  • Textless Opening and Closing Songs

    When Naofumi is summoned to the video game-like kingdom of Melromarc, he's tasked with defending it from calamity as its Shield Hero. But after he's betrayed and belittled as the weakest of its protectors, will this hero-turned-cynic still want to fight?

    The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 1 Complete - Standard Edition Special Features

    • Promo Video

    • TV Spot

    • Textless Opening and Closing Songs

    Across a series of volatile missions given by a mysterious black cat, a civilian girl becomes entangled with six Akudama and their twisted way of life.

    Limited Edition Includes:

    • 60-Page Art Book

    • 7 Art Cards

    • Acrylic Standees of Shark and Bunny

    Akudama Drive The Complete Season – Limited Edition Special Features:

    • Key Animation Movies

    • Promo Videos

    • Commercials

    • Textless Opening and Closing Songs

      Across a series of volatile missions given by a mysterious black cat, a civilian girl becomes entangled with six Akudama and their twisted way of life.

      Akudama Drive The Complete Season - Standard Edition Special Features

      • Key Animation Movies

      • Promo Videos

      • Commercials

      • Textless Opening and Closing Songs