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New on Blu-ray This Week: Hot Pursuit, Hell on Wheels Season 4, The Knick Season 1

Want to know what’s new on Blu-ray Disc this week? Here are our top picks along with an extended list below.

Hell on Wheels: The Complete Fourth Season

AMC’s Hell on Wheels: The Complete Fourth Season contains all thirteen episodes of the contemporary western drama, along with extra bonus material and episode featurettes such as “On the Set with Colm Meaney.” Total run time of the 4-disc Blu-ray edition is 556 minutes (not including extras). The BDs are formatted in 1080p at 1.78:1 aspect ratio with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack. List: $49.99 | Amazon: $22.99


The Knick: Season 1

The first season of the Cinemax drama The Knick starring Clive Owen is available on Blu-ray Disc in a 4-disc edition that includes Digital HD copies redeemable with UltraViolet or iTunes. The release also includes the bonus feature “Episode Post-Ops” with information on surgery techniques used in The Knick, as well as audio commentaries with cast and crew. The discs are formatted in 1080p at 1.78:1 aspect ratio with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack. There’s also a bilingual English/French edition of the Blu-ray release (pictured on right) that doesn’t appear to be discounted in price. List: $39.99 | Amazon: $21.99 (English)


Hot Pursuit

Hot Pursuit starring the unlikely duo of Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara is available on Blu-ray Disc this week. Although previously released to Digital HD format, the 2-disc edition from Warner Home Video includes a DVD and Digital HD copy via UltraViolet. Extra bonus materials include featurettes “The Womance,” “Action Like a Lady,” “Hot Pursuit: Say What?” and an alternative ending. The Blu-ray is formatted in 2.40:1 aspect ratio with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack. List: $35.99 | Amazon: $22.99


Person of Interest: The Complete Fourth Season

The fourth season of Jonathan Nolan’s mystery/drama Person of Interest hits shelves this week in a 4-disc edition from Warner Home Video. Along with all 22 episodes from Season 4 that total 957 minutes, the edition also includes several featurettes such as the “Music of Interest.” “Going Underground with Root and Finch,” the 2014 Comic-Con panel, and gag reel. The discs are formatted in 1080p video at 1.78:1 aspect ratio with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack. Digital HD copies are available via UltraViolet. List: $59.99 | Amazon: $29.99


Various Animated DC Titles

Finally, Warner Home Video releases several animated DC titles to high-definition Blu-ray Disc this week, featuring superheroes such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern. What’s nice about these 2-disc editions is not that they include Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and Digital HD copies, but there’s also a graphic novel included. List: $26.99 | Amazon: $12.99

New Blu-ray releases August 11, 2015

TV Shows

  • Hell on Wheels: The Complete Fourth Season [Blu-ray]
  • The Knick: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD w/iTunes & UV]
  • Person of Interest: The Complete Fourth Season [Blu-ray, DVD]
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell [Blu-ray]
  • Dig: Season 1 [Blu-ray]


  • Hot Pursuit [Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD w/UV]
  • Unfriended (2014) [Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD w/UV]
  • Police Story: Lockdown (2013)
  • The People Under The Stairs “Collector’s Edition” (1991)
  • Hellfighters
  • The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981)
  • I Am Chris Farley
  • Northmen – A Viking Saga (2014)
  • Dead Silence – Unrated (2007)
  • Still of the Night (1982)
  • The January Man (1989)
  • Copycat (1995)
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
  • Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)


  • Superman Doomsday (Blu-ray, Digital HD, Graphic Novel)
  • Batman: Gotham Knight (Blu-ray, Digital HD, Graphic Novel)
  • DCU: Justice League: War (Blu-ray, Digital HD, Graphic Novel)
  • Wonder Woman (Blu-ray, Digital HD, Graphic Novel)
  • DCU Batman Year One – MFV (Blu-ray, Digital HD, Graphic Novel)
  • Haikyu!! Collection 2


  • War-Gods of the Deep (1965)
  • The Front Page (1931)


  • WWE: Very Best of Nitro Vol. 3
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