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 March 11th, 2014 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD:
The Book Thief (PG-13, 20th Century FOX, DVD & Blu-Ray) - A movie adaptation of a book by the same name, this film is set during Nazi Germany. The movie centers on a young girl who helps those around her, even as war rages on. The book thief also features an Oscar-nominated musical score from John Williams.
Barbie: The Pearl Princess (Universal Studios, Direct-to-Video, DVD & Blu-Ray) - The film features Barbie as a mermaid named Lumina with dreams of becoming a princess. The animated film features the voice talents of Kelly Sheridan, Rebecca Shoichet and Peter New.
Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles (20th Century Fox; Rated G, DVD Only) - After the success of the Lego Star Wars video games, several Lego Star Wars animated specials have been made. This release includes two of those centering on the Jedi Master Yoda: The Phantom Clone and Menace of the Sith.
Homefront (Universal Studios, Rated R, DVD & Blu-Ray) - This Action-thriller stars Jason Statham, James Franco and Kate Bosworth. In the film, Statham plays a retired agent who must still face a drug lord in a town overrun by crime and vice. It was written by Sylvester Stallone.