Alan Moore’s genuinely creepy/scary graphic novel, Batman: The Killing Joke, is one of the most devastating Batman/Joker tales ever told. In truth, the only way to adapt it for film or home video, is to accept that it’s a nasty piece of work and not try to soften it in any way.
Batman: The Killing Joke is WB Animation’s first R-rated movie, so it looks like they’ve done it right. Check out the deeply disturbing trailer after the jump.
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This week we got announcements that WGN’s Underground and Outsiders are coming to DVD in the next few weeks and now The CW Network’s iZombie Season 2 is coming to Blu-ray, July 12! Are networks finally waking up and realizing that TV Shows on DVD/Blu-ray need to be released in the Summer and NOT a week or two before a show returns?
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If, like me, your appetite has been whetted by the fourth season premiere of BBC America’s Orphan Black and can’t wait to get the home video to find out what the creative was thinking as they put the season together, it will come as a pleasant surprise to learn that Orphan Black: Season Four will be available (in DVD and Blu-ray) on July 19th. Follow the jump for details.
And Doctor Who fans (where there’s a substantial overlap with Clone Club fans) will be pleased to know that seasons one and two of the new series will be coming out on Blu-ray in June and August, respectively.
Other titles coming up include: Thirteen, Moone Boy: The Complete Collection, Wallander: Season Four, DCI Banks: Season Four, Death in Paradise: Season Four, Silent Witness: Season Three and They Will Have To Kill Us First.
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As the pandemic spreads, the crew of the U.S.S. Nathan James finds that there are many obstacles to both creating a cure and getting it to the right people. Too many of the survivors want to use it to gain world domination.
The Last Ship: The Complete Second Season is coming to home video on May 3rd. Check out the details (including bonus content) after the jump.
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Return of the Living Dead was one of the first (and best) of the unique genre of horror-comedies. With a cast of B-movie greats (Linnea Quigley, Clu gulager, James Karen and more), Return loving spoofed every possible trope of the zombie movie – and provided a host of great lines (‘Trash is taking her clothes off!’ ‘AGAIN?’)
Now, Shout! Factory is set to release a two-disc edition that includes a new 2K scan of the inter-positive and a new audio commentary as well as a host of bonus material from the original DVD rlease – and a second disc that includes new bonus material – including the appropriately title More Brains: A Return to the Living Dead, ‘the definitive documentary on The Return of the Living Dead.
Return of the Living Dead 2-Disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray will be debut on July 19th. Follow the jump for all the gory details.
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Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness will be Paramount Home Media Distribution’s first two titles released on the new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format.
Each title will include a bonus disc – with three hours of behind-the-scenes content for Star Trek and two hours of bonus features for Star Trek Into Darkness. In addition, the Star Trek Into Darkness release will include the IMAX® version of the film.
Both titles will be released on June 14th. Follow the jump for further details.
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Maggie Smith turns in another outstanding performance in The Lady in the Van – based on Alan Bennett’s memoir about an eccentric elderly woman who “temporarily” parks her van in Mr. Bennett’s driveway and proceeds to live there for 15 years!
The Lady in the Van comes to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on April 19th. Follow the jump for details.
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Oscar®-nominated stop action animated film Anomalisa is coming to home video this month.
Critics hailed it as critics as a “stop-motion marvel” (Scott Tobias, GQ), “staggeringly inventive” (Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly) and “the most human film of the year” (Matt Patches, Esquire), and singularly “unforgettable” (Peter Debruge, Variety).
Written and co-directed by Charlie Kaufmann (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Being John Malkovich), Anomalisa will be released on Digital HD on March 15, with Blu-ray, DVD and On demand following on March 29th. For details, follow the jump.
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens will released on Digital HD on April 1st, followed by Blu-ray combo-Pack and DVD on April 5th.
Bonus features will include an in-depth ‘making of’ documentary, deleted scenes and much, much more. Follow the jump for details (and a spiffy new trailer just for the home video release).
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Last night The Revenant won three major Oscars®; today Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that the film will get a Digital HD home video release on March 22nd – followed by 4K Ultra HD Disk, Blu-ray and DVD release on April 19th.
Follow the jump for details.
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Death Note – the supernatural thriller about a high school genius who finds a notebook that kills anyone whose name he writes in it – is coming to blu-ray for the first time, in two editions.
Death Note: The Omega Edition Blu-ray Limited Edition includes the complete 37-episode series with five language options along with two feature films (available in three languages) and hours of additional extras! This definitive set also comes with a 64-page booklet, which features the original manga pilot story that inspired the series packaged inside an exclusive chipboard box.
Death Note: Blu-ray Standard Edition includes the complete series and three hours of bonus content.
Both sets will be in stores on March 1st. Follow the jump for full details.
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