There’s almost always an awesome film coming out on Blu-Ray or DVD each month, so which ones should you pay attention to this month? Below are more films that I personally think you should pick up this month (see Part 1 here), they are in no specific order! Feel free to comment in the comments section if you think I should of included a film or shouldn’t of included a film.
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- 12 Years a Slave, (starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Sarah Paulson, Paul Dano, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Garret Dillahunt, Michael Kenneth Williams, Scoot McNairy, and more). A film that will remain in history forever. Brilliant performances all around and plenty of nominations including Michael, Lupita and Chiwetel getting nominations for their work in the film. Read our review of the film here. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
- The Grandmaster, (starring Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Zhang Ziyi, Hye-kyo Song, Chang Chen, Wong Hing-Cheung, Julian Cheung Chi-Lam, Benshan Zhao, Cung Le, Elvis Tsui, Yuen Woo-Ping and more). This is definitely on my list of movies I want to watch! It’s nominated for an Oscar too! It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
- Cold Comes the Night, (starring Alice Eve, Bryan Cranston, Logan Marshall-Green, Ursula Parker, Leo Fitzpatrick, Erin Cummings, Robin Taylor, Sarah Sokolovic, Marceline Hugot, Esau Pritchett, and more). This too is on my must watch list! Who doesn’t love Bryan Cranston? Read our review of the film here. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
- The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, (starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Sam Claflin, Elizabeth Banks, Alan Ritchson, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci, Willow Shields, Woody Harrelson, Philip Seymour Hoffman and more). The brilliantly done sequel to the first film. It was one of those rare sequels that is just as good and maybe even slightly better than the original one. Read our review of the film here. Also, check out our book VS film post! It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.
- Inside Llewyn Davis, (starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Jerry Grayson, Robin Bartlett, Max Casella, Adam Driver, Ethan Phillips, Jeanine Serralles, Garrett Hedlund, and more). This film garnered a lot of award nominations and buzz, but the lead of the film Oscar Isaac was snubbed as well as The Coen brothers for Oscars. Read our review of the film here. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
- Out of the Furnace, (starring Christian Bale, Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson, Sam Shepard, Willem Dafoe, Casey Affleck, Boyd Holbrook, Forest Whitaker, and more). It wasn’t too well received by critics, but the cast is great. Read our review of the film here. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
- The Book Thief, (starring Roger Allam, Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch, Sandra Nedeleff, Kirsten Block, Joachim Paul Assbock, Matthias Matschke, and more). A movie that wasn’t so talked about, but did get great reviews. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
- American Hustle, (starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C.K., Jack Huston, Michael Pena, Alessandro Nivola, Elisabeth Rohm, and more). It got plenty of awards and nominations, completely shunned at the Oscars though, but still…the cast is my only favorite thing about this movie. Read our review of the film here. It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo and DVD at Amazon.
- The Wolf of Wall Street, (starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Jon Bernthal, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Favreau, Jean Dujardin, Cristin Milioti, Spike Jonze, Joanna Lumley, Christine Ebersole, Jake Hoffman, Ethan Suplee, Katarina Cas, P.J. Byrne, Shea Whigham and more). This movie was one of, if not maybe the number 1 most controversial film of the year. It got Leonardo DiCaprio plenty of praise for his phenomenal performance as Jordan Belfort. Read our review of the film here. Also, read our soundtrack review here. It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.
- Frozen, (starring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Alan Tudyk, Eva Bella, Livvy Stubenrauch, Santino Fontana, Christopher Williams, Ciaran Hinds, and more). This film got every nomination and most awards you could think of. Read our review of the film here. LET IT GOOOOOO LET IT GOOOOO!!! It’s available on Two Disco Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.
- Saving Mr. Banks, (starring Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman, Bradley Whitford, Kathy Baker, Rachel Griffiths, Ruth Wilson, B. J. Novak and more). This movie got mixed reviews, but it was nearly set in stone that Emma Thompson would get an Oscar nomination but she ended up getting snubbed. Read our review of the film here. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
- Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, (starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Fana Mokoena, Robert Hobbs, Jamie Bartlett, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Terry Pheto, Deon Lotz, and more). Many feel Idris Elba and Naomie Harris could of gotten Oscar nominations for their great performances. The film did get nominations during awards season. It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Pack, Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.