Blu-ray and DVD

The Blu-Rays/DVDs You Need to Buy This Month

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 the films that I personally think you should pick up this month, 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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the butler

  • The Butler, (starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, David Banner, Alex Pettyfer, John Cusack, Robin Williams, James Marsden, Alan Rickman, Minka Kelly, Liev Schreiber, Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Lenny Kravitz, Michael Rainey Jr., LaJessie Smith, Mariah Carey, Vanessa Redgrave, David Oyelowo, Yaya Alafia, and more). The film has one of the best casts in a long time, with exceptional performances by Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey. It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
  • Riddick, (starring Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff, Jordi Molla, Bokeem Woodbine, Nolan Gerard Funk, Noah Danby, Neil Napier, Keri Hilson, Dave Bautista, and more). Check out our review of the Blu-Ray here. It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.
  • You’re Next, (starring Sharni Vinson, Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Nicholas Tucci, Ti West, Barbara Crampton, Amy Seimetz, Wendy Glenn, Kate Lyn Sheil, Lane Hughes, and more). A lot of people really enjoyed this film. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
  • Enough Said, (starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Catherine Keener, James Gandolfini, Toni Collette, Ben Falcone, Amy Landecker, Michaela Watkins, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Toby Huss, Eve Hewson, and more). The late James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus give lovely performances in this film. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
  • The Spectacular Now, (starring Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kyle Chandler, Kaitlyn Dever, Bob Odenkirk, Andre Royo, Dayo Okeniyi, and more). A spectacular film, with a spectacular cast. Read our review of the film here. Also, read our review of the soundtrack here. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.

fruitvale

  • Fruitvale Station, (starring Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Ahna O’Reilly, Kevin Durand, Chad Michael Murray, and more). This is one of 2013’s best films. It was very well made and brilliantly acted by a sensational cast. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
  • Short Term 12, (starring Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., Kaitlyn Dever, Stephanie Beatriz, Rami Malek, Alex Calloway, Kevin Hernandez, Lydia Du Veaux, Keith Stanfield, Frantz Turner, and more). I haven’t seen this film yet, but it got plenty of buzz and more spotlight on Brie Larson, who is a terrific actress. Read our review of the film here. Also, read our review of the Blu-Ray/DVD here. It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.
  • Blue Caprice, (starring Isaiah Washington, Tequan Richmond, Tim Blake Nelson, Joey Lauren Adams, Leo Fitzpatrick, Al Sapienza, Cassandra Freeman, Bruce Kirkpatrick, Alexis Iacono, Greg Paul, and more). This film had a lot of buzz, and many thought it was a nice comeback role for Isaiah Washington. It’s available on DVD at Amazon.
  • Captain Phillips, (starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Faysal Ahmed, Mahat M. Ali, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Chris Mulkey, Yul Vazquez, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro, Michael Chernus, Angus MacInnes, and more). A powerful and nerve wrecking film, with amazing performances by Tom Hanks and newcomer Barkhad Abdi who got an Oscar nomination for his riveting and scary performance. It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.
  • Instructions Not Included, (starring Loreto Peralta, Eugenio Derbez, Jessica Lindsey, Daniel Raymont, Hugo Stiglitz, Arcelia Ramirez, Agustin Bernal, Karla Souza, Roger Cudney, Ari Brickman, and more). A surprisingly great film! It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.

blue jasmine

  • Blue Jasmine, (starring Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K., Bobby Cannavale, Andrew Dice Clay, Sally Hawkins, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alden Ehrenreich, Charlie Tahan, and more). This film has garnered Cate Blanchett an Oscar nomination for her brilliant performance. It’s available on Blu-Ray and DVD at Amazon.
  • Sunlight Jr., (starring Naomi Watts, Matt Dillon, Norman Reedus, Tess Harper, William Haze, Yvonne Gougelet, Antoni Corone, Leyla Lawrence, and more). It’s available on DVD at Amazon.
  • Rush, (starring Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Natalie Dormer, Christian McKay, Tom Wlaschiha, Pierfrancesco Favino, David Calder, Stephen Mangan, and more). An outstanding film with brilliant performances. Read our review of the film here. It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, (starring Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Faris, Terry Crews, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Kristen Schaal, Bill Hader, Benjamin Bratt, Will Forte, Melissa Sturm, and more). Read our review of the film here. It’s available on Blu-Ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.
  • Bad Grandpa, (starring Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Georgina Cates, Spike Jonze, Catherine Keener, Kamber Hejlik, Jack Polick, Grasie Mercedes, and more). It’s available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD at Amazon.

 

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