These are some of the notable releases hitting retail on Blu-Ray and DVD this week, August 19th, 2013.
Epic animation from the past and present teams up with long-running franchises in horror satire and science fiction for this week's notable home video releases.
These are some of the notable releases for August 20th, 2013 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD:
"Epic" (DVD & Blu-Ray, 20th Century Fox, Rated PG) - Starring Voices of Amanda Seyfriend and Beyonce Knowles - In this computer-generated film, a teenage girl finds herself transported to a mystic world to help a group of people defend themselves and save a forest from villainous warriors.
"Star Trek: Enterprise - Season 2" (Blu-Ray, CBS Home Entertainment) - Starring Scott Bakula and Jolene Blalock - The second season of the Star Trek prequel series contains such notable episodes as "Regeneration" featuring the return of the Borg, "Dead Stop," where an unmanned space station offers repairs for a damaged Enterprise...and possibly more and "Judgment," where Captain Jonathan Archer faces a Klingon court. The Blu-Ray release features all 26 episodes of the second season, along with extras such as a cast reunion and a new documentary.
"Scary Movie 5" (DVD & Blu-Ray, Weinstein Company, Rated PG-13) - Starring Ashley Tisdale and Lindsay Lohan - The latest in the long-running horror parody series takes aim at such films as Paranormal Activity, Black Swan, and other movies. The Blu-Ray version offers an unrated version of the film.
"Betty Boop: The Essential Collection: Volume 1 (DVD & Blu-Ray, Olive Films) - Starring Voice of Mae Questel - This release features remastered versions of the iconic cartoon character's shorts from the 1930s such as "Betty Boop's Trial" and "Betty Boop's Life Guard."