Welcome to ComingSoon’s week of January 11 new releases column. We’ve highlighted this week’s 4K, Blu-ray, Digital HD, and DVD releases below. Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon or other retailers.
Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
A young Ghost (producer/co-writer Sylvie Mix) haunts her cold Midwestern hometown, trying to piece together the horrific flashes of memories from her past. One by one she kills the men she believes were responsible for her death, though her plan is derailed when she meets Jack (Jacob Rice), a kind movie theater usher who inadvertently intercedes as she’s stalking her next victim. While Jack takes her in and offers her a glimpse at a normal life, her desire to avenge her own murder lingers on.
Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides, a gifted young man born into a great destiny, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his people
The Halloween night when Michael Myers returned isn’t over yet. Michael manages to free himself from Laurie Strode’s (Jamie Lee Curtis) trap to resume his ritual bloodbath. As Laurie fights for her life from injuries from her last encounter with Michael, she inspires her daughter Karen (Judy Greer), granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak), and all of Haddonfield to rise up against their unstoppable monster. The vigilante mob then sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all. Evil dies tonight.
Heart of Champions
After finishing last in the national championship, a college rowing team finds inspiration when a Vietnam veteran takes over as their new coach.
MLK/FBI is the first film to uncover the extent of the FBI’s surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on newly discovered and declassified files, utilizing a trove of documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act and unsealed by the National Archives, as well as revelatory restored footage, the documentary explores the government’s history of targeting Black activists, and the contested meaning behind some of our most cherished ideals. Featuring interviews with key cultural figures including former FBI Director James Comey and directed by Emmy Award-winner and Oscar-nominee Sam Pollard, MLK/FBI tells this astonishing and tragic story with searing relevance to our current moment.
Thomas Vinterberg’s breakthrough film is now available on Blu-ray. Special features include an audio commentary featuring Vinterberg, a new interview, two early short films by the director, and a 2K digital restoration. Plus, a 2002 documentary called The Purified, which covers Dogme 95.
On a wealthy man’s sixtieth birthday, a sprawling group of family and friends convenes at his country estate for a celebration that soon spirals into bedlam, as bombshell revelations threaten to tear away the veneer of bourgeois respectability and expose the traumas roiling beneath.
Deep Red 4K
One night, musician Marcus Daly (David Hemmings, Blow Up), looking up from the street below, witnesses the brutal axe murder of a woman in her apartment. Racing to the scene, Marcus just manages to miss the perpetrator… or does he? As he takes on the role of amateur sleuth, Marcus finds himself ensnared in a bizarre web of murder and mystery where nothing is what it seems…
The Great Escape 4K
Screen legend Steve McQueen (Bullitt) slams his motorcycle into high gear and leads the way in this action-packed classic about a group of Allied POWs who attempt one of the largest and most daring breakouts in history. A masterful collaboration between director John Sturges (Bad Day at Black Rock), screenwriters James Clavell (The Satan Bug) and W.R. Burnett (Little Caesar) and composer Elmer Bernstein (The Magnificent Seven), The Great Escape is one of the most ingenious and suspenseful adventure films of all time! As World War II rages on, the Germans open Stalag Luft III, a maximum security prisoner-of-war camp, designed to hold even the craftiest escape artists. In doing so, however, the Nazis unwittingly assemble the finest escape team in military history. Together, under the guidance of the brilliant Bartlett (Richard Attenborough, Brighton Rock), the resourceful Hendley (James Garner, Support Your Local Sheriff) and the steely, determined Hilts (McQueen), the men plot, scheme and dig their way to freedom…at any cost!
Heaven’s Lost Property Final – The Movie: Eternally My Master
The long-awaited finale to the Heaven’s Lost Property series has arrived. Beautiful and otherworldly Ikaros’ connection with Tomoki is deeper than she originally thought. Now she’s starting to feel empty and confused—with new emotions she’s not had much experience with. How will she pick up the pieces after what comes next?
The classic film starring Tupac is now in 4K. 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.
Vampire Hunter D
The anime film returns to Blu-ray via Sentai. It has been digitally remastered in high definition from the original materials.
New On Digital HD
In the tradition of Fatal Attraction and Basic Instinct comes this dazzling action-thriller starring Academy Award nominee John Malkovich (RED) and Frank Grillo (Avengers: Endgame). After lonely tech millionaire Chris (Cameron Monaghan, Shameless) encounters charming, sexy Sky (Lilly Krug), passion grows between them – and when he’s injured, she quickly steps in as his nurse. But Sky’s odd behavior makes Chris suspect that she has more sinister intentions, especially when Sky’s roommate is found dead from mysterious causes.
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
A3! Season Autumn & Winter
Mankai Company is a far cry from its glory days as an all-male theater. With only one member left and debt collectors at the door, it’s no wonder Izumi Tachibana finds herself in over her head when she boldly confronts the Yakuza’s loan sharks, promising to bring her father’s theater back into the spotlight. She might be able to recruit enough talent, but can they bloom into the actors she needs?
Billions Season 5
In season five of Billions, Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) and Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) see their vicious rivalry reignited, while new enemies rise and take aim. Social impact pioneer Mike Prince (Corey Stoll, House of Cards) poses a true threat to Axe’s dominance, and Chuck feuds with a formidable district attorney (Roma Maffia, Nip/Tuck). Taylor Mason (Asia Kate Dillon, Orange Is the New Black) is forced back to Axe Capital, where Taylor must fight to protect their employees and assets. Wendy Rhoades (Maggie Siff, Mad Men) reevaluates her loyalties and forges surprising new alliances that put her at odds with both Chuck and Axe.
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