These are some of the notable releases for December 3rd, 2013 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD.
Superheroes, mythical miniature creatures, animated families, and pocket monsters united on store shelves on Blu-Ray and DVD for the first week of December.
These are some of the notable releases for December 3rd, 2013 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD:
The Wolverine (PG-13, 20th Century Fox, DVD & Blu-Ray) – Hugh Jackman returns as Logan, a.k.a Wolverine, the angsty Marvel comic book hero from the second generation of X-Men. This latest feature film starring the character takes Wolverine to Japan, where he encounters trouble with villains and relationships. An extended cut of the film is also being released, with over 12 minutes of new and extended scenes.
The Smurfs 2 (PG, Sony Pictures Entertainment, DVD & Blu-Ray) – The blue characters from the popular comic and cartoon are back in a sequel to their original live-action outing. This time, the villainous Gargamel creates mean-spirited creatures named Naughties to help him in his battle against the Smurfs. Smurfs 2 stars Neil Patrick Harris and Hank Azaria.
The Simpsons: Season 16 (20th Century Fox, DVD & Blu-Ray) – It’s the animated series that keeps on going, and now the 16th season of the FOX animated series that dates back to the late 1980s continues. This box set contains all 21 episodes of the 16th season and features bonus features such as episode commentaries and deleted scenes.
Pokemon: The Movie – Genesect and the Legend Awakened (Viz Media, DVD) – Released in theatres in Japan, but coming straight-to-DVD in the states, this is the 16th animated feature based on the long-running anime series, which itself is based off of the popular Nintendo video game series. It involves a legendary Pokemon that dates back to the first movie.