Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s June 30 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon!
Force of Nature
In this thunderous action-thriller, Mel Gibson, Emile Hirsch, and Kate Bosworth join forces to battle a deadly gang of thieves as a brutal hurricane engulfs the city.
Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears
Glamorous lady detective Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) returns in a cinematic sequel to the wildly popular TV series. In 1929 Jerusalem, Phryne’s rescue of a young Bedouin girl leads her on a globe-trotting adventure to uncover priceless treasures, wartime secrets, and an ancient tomb bearing a terrible curse, with the help of handsome detective Jack Robinson (Nathan Page).
Street Survivors: The True Story Of The Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash
In 1977 a plane carrying Lynyrd Skynyrd to a concert runs out of gas mid-air, crashing into a swamp, leaving one of the survivors to seek help from a nearby farm. Decades later, the question still begs – what really happened?
The Etruscan Smile
A rugged old Scotsman reluctantly leaves his isolated island for San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his estranged son, his life will be unexpectedly transformed by a baby grandson and a beautiful woman.
Four Kids and It
In this star-studded family adventure, based on the best selling children’s book, four kids discover a magical creature that grants their wishes-but they face danger when each wish ends right at sunset.
A physician, alchemist, and spiritual guru, Paracelsus (1493-1541) was one of the most enigmatic figures in the history of science. And, like its subject, this 1943 film is shrouded in mystery, even though it was directed by one of the supreme stylists of the German cinema: G.W. Pabst.
Braveheart (4K Steelbook)
William Wallace, a commoner, unites the 13th Century Scots in their battle to overthrow English rule.
Solid Metal Nightmares: The Films of Shinya Tsukamoto
One of the most distinctive and celebrated names in modern Japanese cinema, there s no other filmmaker quite like Shinya Tsukamoto. Since his early days as a teenager making Super 8 shorts, he has remained steadfastly independent, garnering widespread acclaim while honing his own unique and instantly recognizable aesthetic on the margins of the industry. Frequently exploring themes of urban alienation, physical transformation and psychosexual obsession, his films cross genre boundaries, defying straightforward classification. This exclusive collection gathers together eight feature-length films and two shorts from Tsukamoto s diverse filmography, including his most recent offering his samurai drama Killing, making its home video premiere.
Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations
New 2K and 4K digital restorations from original 35mm nitrate, Laurel and Hardy’s classic comedies are here in the best quality since their first release! Two features and 17 shorts, including the legendary pie-fight silent film The Battle of the Century, making its video debut and nearly complete for the first time in over 90 years!
The Mad Fox
Amidst a mythically-depicted medieval Japan, a court astrologer foretells a great disturbance that threatens to split the realm in two. His bitter and treacherous wife conspires to have the astrologer killed, as well as their adopted daughter, Sakaki. The astrologer s master apprentice, Yasuna, who was in love with Sakaki, is driven mad with grief and escapes to the countryside. There, he encounters Sakaki’s long-lost twin, Kuzunoha, and the pair meet a pack of ancient fox spirits in the woods, whose presence may be the key to restoring Yasuna’s sanity, and in turn bringing peace to the fracturing nation.
America as Seen by a Frenchman
At the end of the 1950s, celebrated French documentarian François Reichenbach (F for Fake, Portrait: Orson Welles), whose lens captured the likes of Brigitte Bardot and Johnny Hallyday, spent eighteen months traveling the United States, documenting its diverse regions, their inhabitants and their pastimes.
As her marriage to war hero Oliver draws near, Diana moves into her new London home where she starts to experience strange and terrifying nightmares.
Irresistible (Premium VOD)
From writer/director Jon Stewart comes the comedy of a Democrat political consultant (Steve Carell) who helps a retired Marine colonel (Chris Cooper) run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town.
Viena and the Fantomes
A young roadie who’s on a journey of self-discovery and shocking survival travels across America with a punk band during the 1980s.
Evil: Season One (DVD) (exclusive deleted scene)
Evil is a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion.
Traditional Wild America: Duck Hunting On The Santee Delta (DVD)
Traditional Wild America’s first film takes duck hunters and outdoor adventure enthusiasts to the blind to be among revered sportsmen.