Every Tuesday, News 4 This Morning takes a look at the major and notable DVD & Blu-Ray releases of the week!
These are some of the notable releases for June 24th, 2014 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD:
300: Rise of an Empire (DVD & Blu-Ray, R, Warner Home Video) – The sequel to the 2006 hit based on the graphic novel, 300: Rise of an Empire follows a Greek general against a Persian army that has the support of a vengeful God and Goddess. The film stars Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Hedley.
Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season 6 (Blu-Ray, TV Release, Paramount) – The Blu-Ray releases of the hit science-fiction series, with remastered episodes re-built from the ground up for high-definition. This set includes 26 episodes such as “Timescape,” where some of the crew come across a battle where time is frozen and “Starship Mine,” where Captain Picard must fight off a rogue band of terrorists loose on the Enterprise. The set also includes extras like a gag reel and deleted scenes.
The Beatles: A Hard Day’s Night - The Criterion Collection (Blu-Ray & DVD, Criterion, Not Rated) – This 1964 film starring the Beatles has been remastered in both picture and sound. The comedy features many famous songs of the hit British pop group. The release also includes many extra features about the making of the film, deleted scenes and more.
Duck Dynasty: Season 5 (DVD & Blu-Ray, A&E Home Video, TV Release) – This release features 10 episodes of the reality show that continues to be a massive hit. Featuring the adventures, trials and tribulations of the Robertson Family, Duck Dynasty’s fifth season was aired in 2014. The season finale of this season features an appearance by former professional wrestler, Hacksaw Jim Duggan.
Mama’s Family: The Complete Fourth Season (DVD Only, Time Life, TV Release) – Inspired by a series of skits from The Carol Burnett Show, the fourth season of Mama’s Family starring Vicki Lawrence features all 26 episodes of the show’s fourth season, its second in syndication.
DragonBall Z: Season 5 (Blu-Ray Only, Funimation, TV Release) – The hit action anime series continues with Season 5, home of the Imperfect and Perfect Cell Sagas, which contain 26 episodes. Here, the heroes fight against a ruthless villain known as Cell.