In the pantheon of weirdly epic 80s films, Repo Man is one of the very best. Total cult classic. Emilio Estevez plays an LA punk rocker turned repo man & Harry Dean Stanton is his mentor in this offbeat car chase-crime-comedy-alien-punk rock extravaganza. This new Criterion Collection Blu-ray comes out in April. Intense!
Bruce Willis was already a cue ball when he starred in Die Hard exactly 25 years ago. Many, many sequels later, Willis is still one of—if not the baldest—action-adventure icon in Hollywood. This 5-disc set includes all 4 Die Hard films plus a bonus DVD called Decoding Die Hard and an infomercial on natural hair replacement. Kidding, no infomercial.
Games Of Thrones Season 1 on Blu-ray. Do we really even have to say anything else? No, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t explain that this 5-disc set is also a Collector’s Edition that comes with a dragon’s egg. Not a real one unfortunately—it’s a paperweight. It’s also got an in-episode guide, as well as loads of other Westeros p@rn to perv out on.
Considered by movie buffs and top 10 lists to be the creepiest movie ever made, this enhanced Criterion Collection Blu-ray edition of Roman Polanski’s 1968 psycho-thriller classic is available now, just in time for your Halloween horror show.
50 of Warner Bros’ best movies on Blu-ray ought to get you through the long, cold winter. From Gone With The Wind to A Clockwork Orange to Full Metal Jacket to The Exorcist to The Hangover and beyond, it’s a full-spectrum collection of award-winning classics ranging from 1932 to 2010.
Like records by The Ramones, the formulated horrors of the Nightmare On Elm Street series can get pretty repetitive and same-old. Then again, if you’re a true fan, the familiarity and consistency is what you like. The 4-disc Blu-ray box set collects all 7 Freddy Krueger movies and includes a heap of special features.
The dark and gritty underbelly of Gotham City will be crisp and clear in this forthcoming Blu-ray box set of The Dark Knight Trilogy. The set includes epic versions of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, & The Dark Knight Rises. Available December 4.
If you want to put your new HD jumbo flatscreen and theater surround sound to the ultimate test, cop this new box set of 5 films from groundbreaking director Francis Ford Coppola. Then pop in Apocalypse Now Redux, and hold on tight.
Good movies are even better on Blu-ray. Everything is intensified: the audio, the clarity. For this Hi-Def Criterion Collection version of the Terry Gilliam directed 1985 cult-classic Brazil the weird will seem even weirder. It’s a dark, futuristic thriller. Have a laugh at the horror of things to come. Available December 4.
A Tarantino box set containing Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2, Death Proof and Inglorious Basterds would, by itself be awesome. But this set also has two more discs filled with 5-hours of bonus material plus a retrospective on the amazingly warped and visionary director.