Mike On Movies
New movies on DVD, Blu-ray, pay-per-view and in theaters
O.K., so you’ve got this great high definition TV, and there are literally thousands of movies out there to choose from. Every Friday, I post a quick list of the films that will be coming out on DVD, Blu-ray and pay-per-view on the next Tuesday, and on the Tuesday after that, along the theatrical releases for the next week. In effect, the home entertainment information is repeated for those who want to get a jump on things.
Most Recent Releases on DVD/Blu-Ray/Pay-Per-View
On DVD and pay-per-view October 15
Crawl (R) Horror – A hurricane hits a small Florida town and alligators infest flooded basements. With Barry Pepper.
Stuber (R) Action comedy – Uber driver Kumail Nanjiani picks up police detective Dave Bautista who’s on the trail of a terrorist in LA. Mayhem and comedy ensue.
Streaming on Netflix
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (not rated) Crime drama – Aaron Paul and Jonathan Banks return to their roles as Jesse Pinkman and low-key hitman Mike Ehrmantraut in a sequel to the ground-breaking TV series.
In theaters October 18
Lucy in the Sky (R) Drama – Natalie Portman stars in a fact-based story of an astronaut who decides to eliminate a romantic rival.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG) Fantasy – Angelina returns as the imperious witch of Sleeping Beauty. This time, she’s up against an equally devious and determined Michelle Pfeiffer.
Zombieland: Double Tap (R) Comic horror – Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin return in a sequel to the 2009 cult favorite.
On DVD and pay-per-view October 22
The Lion King (PG) Fantasy – Jon Favreau’s live-action (but CGI enhanced) remake of the animated classic was one of the biggest hits in the Summer of Disney.