‘Non-Stop’ Blu-ray, DVD & Digital release dates announced

Non-Stop Blu-ray Package Art

Universal Studios has announced the release dates for the action/thriller Non-Stop starring Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore. Now a trend in home media releases, Non-Stop will first be available to purchase in Digital HD on May 27, 2014. Two weeks later…

New on Blu-ray Disc and Digital Copy this week


This week The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is now available in a Blu-ray Disc combo from 20th Century Fox that also includes a DVD and Digital HD copy via UltraViolet. The film was directed by…

Lone Survivor Digital, Blu-ray & DVD release dates

Universal Studios Home Entertainment Lone Survivor

Universal Studios has announced the release date for Lone Survivor starring Mark Wahlberg. The film is based on the best-selling memoir by Marcus Luttrell, revolving around four Navy SEALs who get ambushed while on a covert…

Netflix streaming ‘House of Cards’ in 4k HEVC/H.265


Netflix promised us they would deliver streaming 4k content, and apparently the first TV series to offer the high resolution for Ultra HD TVs is their original series “House of Cards.” Multichannel cited a report from the…

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ and other Blu-ray releases today

The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug Limited Edition with Book Ends

The second film in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy has been released to Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and Digital Copy. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is available in three different Blu-ray editions including a standard 3-disc…

Amazon’s Fire TV streaming media player now available


Amazon’s $99 Fire TV streaming player was released earlier this week as competition to Apple TV and Roku media boxes. One of its highlights, the low profile 4.5” x 4.5” box incorporates Voice Search technology so…

DISH now authenticating WATCH Disney products


Dish and The Walt Disney Company have announced subscribers can now authenticate Disney’s line of ‘WATCH’ products including WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WatchESPN. The added service lets Dish…

Amazon greenlights new original TV shows shot in 4k


Amazon Studios has given the greenlight to six new original TV show series for full season production, four of which will be shot in 4k. The greenlit titles include two hour-length dramas; The After from The…

New Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection is lower priced & includes Digital Copies

Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection Blu-ray Front

Warner Bros has announced the upcoming complete Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection will be priced much lower than the sold out Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection released two years ago. The new ‘Hogwarts Collection’ will come with Blu-ray…

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and other Blu-ray releases this week


It’s the day many of us have been waiting for as Oscar-nominated film The Wolf of Wall Street is now available to purchase in stores. The 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack from Paramount includes a Blu-ray Disc,…

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Blu-ray, Digital HD release dates announced

jack ryan shadow recruit blu-ray combo

Paramount has announced the release dates for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand will be Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The Blu-ray Combo Pack will include a DVD and Digital…

Sony to develop original TV shows for PlayStation Network


Sony has announced plans to launch new original TV shows to distribute exclusively through the PlayStation console, in an attempt to expand beyond gaming and into the realm of content creation. “Powers” will be the first…

Comcast adds 18 Live-Streaming Networks to Xfinity TV Go


Comcast has added 18 new live-streaming networks to the Xfinity TV Go app for Android and Apple iOS devices. The new live channels include the popular networks A&E, Bravo, Cooking Channel, DIY Network, E!, Food Network, HGTV,…

Netflix Original Series ‘Grace and Frankie’ announced


Netflix has announced a new original series titled “Grace and Frankie” starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin will premiere next next year. The first season of the comedy series will consist of 13 half-hour episodes shot in…

March Madness Live App Updated for Android & iOS


Both the Android and iOS versions of the March Madness Live app have been updated for the 2014 tournament, each available to download from your phone or tablet free-of-charge. The app for Android devices has been…

Oscar Nominated Films New on Blu-ray & DVD This Week

American Hustle Blu-ray

This week there are several Oscar-nominated films now available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD including Frozen (Best Animated Feature), American Hustle (Best Picture), Saving Mr. Banks (Best Original Score), and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (Best Original Song). Sony…

Netflix adds 6 seasons of ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’


Want to indulge in a good two days’ worth of animation from Lucasfilm? Netflix has added all six seasons of Star Wars: The Clone Wars to their streaming TV show library, giving subscribers unlimited access to…

Amazon raises Prime membership fee to $99


It’s the first price hike ever, and it’s a big one.

After deal announced, Netflix streamed faster on Comcast in February

Netflix Speed Index

But there’s still a long way to go.

New on Blu-ray Disc this week: The Book Thief, Homefront, James Dean


It’s not exactly a blockbuster week but here’s what’s new on Blu-ray Disc and Digital Copy. The Book Thief starring Sophie Nélisse, Emily Watson and Geoffrey Rush is now available on Blu-ray Disc and comes with a Digital…