2017 Academy Awards

We’ve checked out several of the nominated films. Click here to see the entire list (which we’ll update) to see more.

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Ghost in the Shell (Steelbook, Blu-ray)

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Ghost in the Shell (Steelbook, Blu-ray)

2029 - 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.

Venus Wars (Blu-ray)

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Venus Wars (Blu-ray)

The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before it's captured by Ishtar.

Comet Lucifer: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Comet Lucifer: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)

Searching deep below the planet’s surface is nothing new to Sogo - he’s been searching for a specific ore for a long time. But the mysteries of Gift are buried deeper than anyone could know. An accident leads to Sogo discovering the ore he’s been searching for, but this only breeds more questions as an enigmatic girl appears from its depths!

Rules Don’t Apply (Blu-ray)

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Rules Don’t Apply (Blu-ray)

In 1958 Hollywood, a romance blossoms between a pious actress (Lily Collins) and a right-wing chauffeur (Alden Ehrenreich) -- even though both of them work for reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty), who forbids his employees to date each other. Their secret liaison plays out while Hughes' aviation innovations keep pace with his debilitating eccentricities.

Battleship (Ultra HD)

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Battleship (Ultra HD)

Battleship is a chaotic summer action flick, complete with over-the-top sequences pitting hostile aliens against a handful of U.S. Navy ships in the Pacific Ocean, but unlike its movie-franchise-based-on-Hasbro-toys predecessor Transformers, the film boasts much more likeable characters and a more tightly written script.

Amagi Brilliant Park (Blu-ray)

February 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Amagi Brilliant Park (Blu-ray)

Seiya Kanie is a good looking, perfectionist boy who is forced by the mysterious Isuzu Sento to visit an amusement park named Amagi Brilliant Park, which is in serious financial trouble and about to be closed forever. The park is actually staffed by refugees from a magical realm called Maple Land and the park is a facility for harvesting magical energy from visitors while they're having fun. As such, the park is the only way the refugees can maintain their existence in the human realm.

Captain Fantastic (Blu-ray)

February 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Captain Fantastic (Blu-ray)

Determined to shield his family from the decadence and distractions of modern life, an eccentric father (Viggo Mortensen) raises his six children in a remote forest in the Pacific Northwest. But when his wife commits suicide, the kids are forced to interact with the outside world for the first time as he takes them on a road trip to New Mexico for her funeral

Doctor Strange (Blu-ray)

February 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Doctor Strange (Blu-ray)

After a car accident leaves him with nerve damage that ends his career as a New York neurosurgeon, Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) travels to Kathmandu in the hope of finding an otherworldly cure for his injuries. There, a powerful mystic known as the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) accepts him as her pupil and trains him in the art of sorcery. Eventually, Strange must use his new powers to stop a rival (Mads Mikkelsen) from causing chaos by accessing the Dark Dimension.

Bleed for This (Blu-ray)

February 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Bleed for This (Blu-ray)

The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sport's most incredible comebacks.

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