Samurai Jack Returning

Earlier this year, Adult Swim brought us the fifth and final season of the acclaimed Emmy-winning animated series Samurai Jack. After an initial run that lasted from 2001 through 2004, the series from Genndy Tartakovsky disappeared for 13 years, only to be revived to finish the story of the titular samurai’s battle with the shapeshifting demon called Aku. Soon you’ll be able to have every episode of the series in high-definition.

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have have announced a Samurai Jack complete series box set that will have the first four initial seasons of the series as well as the final fifth season from the revival earlier this year. Though the first four seasons have been available on DVD for awhile now, this marks the first time they’ll be available on Blu-ray.

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guardians of the galaxy 2 deleted scene

The Zune may be out of production, but at least it can give us a few laughs from beyond its technological grave. The defunct musical device was resurrected for a scene at the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and with no more mix tapes coming from Peter Quill’s mother, it will likely play an important role when Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 rolls out, presumably in 2020.

The beginning of the Zune’s reign can be marked with this Guardians of the Galaxy 2 deleted scene, in which Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and Kraglin (Sean Gunn) try to figure out how to work the darn thing.

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Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Music Video

When the news came that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 would be arriving on home video this month, director James Gunn teased one wild special feature the likes of which had never been seen on any Marvel Studios movie before. That special feature has now arrived in its entirety online.

James Gunn created a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 music video inspired by the original disco song “Guardians Inferno” by a group called The Sneepers, featuring none other than Star-Lord’s fictional father David Hasselhoff. This is a full fledged retro music video created in the same style as real hit disco songs from the 1970s, and it’s so weird and glorious. Watch it below! Read More »

Terminator 2 4K Box Set

Terminator 2: Judgment Day has been available on various home video formats for over 25 years now, but this fall it will be available for the first time in the high quality format of 4K Ultra HD, and there’s even a limited edition box set that comes with quite the cool piece of memorabilia.

While you’ll be able to pick up your average 4K Ultra HD combo pack copy of Terminator 2 (which also comes with a Blu-ray and Digital HD copy), there will be a box set that comes with a life-size prop replica of the T-800 EndoArm, and it even comes in a case that resembles the one housing the arm at Skynet in the movie.

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guardians of the galaxy vol 2 tv spot

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is still playing in theaters everywhere right now, and if you’re like me, you’ve taken advantage of that a few times by now. But soon, you won’t have to pay the high ticket prices to enjoy the Marvel Studios sequel over and over again.

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Marvel Studios have announced that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will arrive on home video in August. Furthermore, one of the formats will be 4K Ultra HD, marking the first time Disney has released one of their movies in that format. Find out more about the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 home video release date below, including one goofy special feature that we can’t wait to see. Read More »

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the poughkeepsie tapes

You may remember seeing a trailer for The Poughkeepsie Tapes back in 2007, when it was still set to hit theaters in early 2008. And then…nothing. The film was yanked off the schedule and vanished without a trace. And like any horror movie that proves difficult or impossible to see, the film became something of a cult object. Would director John Erick Dowdle‘s found footage serial killer movie ever see the light of day? Would it get a proper release?

It only took 10 years, but the answer is now yes. Scream Factory will release The Poughkeepsie Tapes on Blu-ray and DVD later this year.

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Westworld Season 1 DVD

Normally, we don’t feel the need to highlight the home video release of a particular season of television. But in the case of Westworld, a series where we recapped every single episode and have entire podcast dedicated to it, we’ll make an exception.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and HBO have announced that the first season of Westworld will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download in November. The release will include a bunch of special features that will allow fans to dive even deeper into the science fiction world that Delos Incorporated has created for the super wealthy.

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T2 Trainspotting Featurette

Earlier this year, Danny Boyle brought back the drug-addled characters of his cult favorite Trainspotting for a sequel that took 20 years to get off the ground. T2 Trainspotting caught up with Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, and Robert Carlyle as Renton, Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie at a drastically different time in their lives.

T2 Trainspotting is coming to Blu-ray and DVD next week, and in honor of the film’s home video release by Sony Pictures, we have an exclusive clip from one of the special features with director Danny Boyle sitting with his cast to talk about returning to these characters two decades later. It looks like a fascinating, casual chat.

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Batman Mask of the Phantasm Blu-ray

Following the release of Tim Burton’s Batman in 1989 and the sequel Batman Returns in 1992, Warner Bros. Pictures tried their hand at bringing the animated version of The Dark Knight to theaters with Batman: Mask of the Phantasm on Christmas Day in 1993.

As a continuation of Batman: The Animated Series, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year like Batman Returns, the animated film didn’t spark much interest at the box office, pulling in only $5.6 million in its entire domestic run. Still, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm has become a favorite among Batman fans, especially with all the love that they have for the animated series that inspired it.

For years, fans have wanted to get their hands on Batman: Mask of the Phantasm in high definition, but it hadn’t been made available. That will change later this year though as Warner Archive has just announced the animated movie will be releases on Blu-ray this summer. Find out more about the Batman Mask of the Phantasm Blu-ray after the jump. Read More »

Beauty and the Beast Deleted Scene

Even for people who love Beauty and the Beast, one of the most disturbing parts of the movie is the fact that everyone in the Beast’s castle is subject to the curse placed upon the residence by the enchantress who was so rudely refused shelter by the arrogant prince. Aside from that, the curse itself raised the question as to whether every household item in the castle was indeed inhabited by a person. One scene in particular would have provided just a little more information to that question, but it ended up getting deleted.

The Beauty and the Beast deleted scene in question finds LeFou (Josh Gad) attempting to run from the fight between the angry villagers led by Gaston and the castle’s living furniture by hiding in the bathroom. But that room turns out not to be so safe as it’s inhabited by one of the castle’s inhabitants, one who is stuck in that room due to what he’s been unfortunately transformed into: a toilet. Read More »