New on Blu-ray: Alien: Covenant, Blacklist S4, The Case for Christ, & more

new-blu-ray-aug-15-2017-900x600This week in Blu-ray Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant is at the top of the Best Sellers, followed by the upgraded release of the 2012 prequel, Prometheus to 4k Blu-ray. Both films come with a Blu-ray and Digital copy, as well as extra bonus material. Alien: Covenant is also available in several retailer exclusive editions. Be sure to check out our more detailed review of new Ultra HD Blu-ray releases Aug 15. MSRP: $34.99 (Alien: Covenant Blu-ray)

Universal’s The Case for Christ is another popular Blu-ray release this week. The film, based on the best-selling 2017 book by Lee Strobel, is about a journalist who attempts to disprove the existence of God after his wife converts to Christianity. The movie was directed by Jon Gunn and stars Mike Vogel, L. Scott Caldwell, Erika Christensen, and Faye Dunaway. The Case for Christ is presented in 1080p at 2.39:1 aspect ratio with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack. Bonus materials include music videos from the album, several featurettes, and deleted scenes. MSRP: $29.99

One of NBC’s most popular titles, The Blacklist: Season 4 is now available on Blu-ray Disc in a 5-disc edition from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The 1080p video is presented at 1.78:1 aspect ratio, with English and French audio provided in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1. The Blu-ray release includes the exclusive bonus “A Darker Shade of Red” along with deleted scenes, gag reel, three episode commentaries, and featurettes “Mr. Kaplan: End of an Era,” and “A Lighter Shade of Red.” The TV series, starring James Spader and Megan Boone, heads into its fifth season, premiering on Sept. 27, 2017. MSRP: $55.99

Other mentionable releases this Tuesday include: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1967) 50th Anniversary starring Clint Eastwood; Chuck – the story of boxer Chuck Wepner who went 15 rounds against Muhammad Ali and inspired the character Rocky Balboa; the Second Season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: and, the digital only releases of The Lion King: The Walt Disney Signature Collection and DC Universes’ Batman and Harley Quinn.

New on Blu-ray, 4k & Digital Aug. 15, 2017

Digital

  • DCU: Batman and Harley Quinn
  • The Lion King: The Walt Disney Signature Collection (With Bonus Content) (1994)
  • I, Daniel Blake

4k Blu-ray

  • Alien: Covenant
  • Prometheus
  • The Lincoln Lawyer
  • Hickok

Blu-ray

TV Series

  • The Blacklist: The Complete Fourth Season
  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Second Season
  • Murdoch Mysteries: Season 10
  • Once Upon A Time: The Complete Sixth Season

Movies

  • Alien: Covenant
  • The Case for Christ
  • Everything, Everything
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1967) – 50th Anniversary
  • After the Storm
  • Missing in Action (1984)
  • Meantime (1984) – Criterion Collection
  • Hopscotch (1980) – Criterion Collection
  • The Noose Hangs High (1948)
  • Night Moves (1975)
  • Once Upon a Time in Venice
  • Chuck (2016)
  • The Wall
  • How To Be A Latin Lover
  • Duel in the Sun (1946)
  • The Scarehouse
  • Orion
  • Baby Steps
  • Shakes the Clown
  • Pet Sematary (1989)
  • Alien 6-film Collection
  • Broken Mile
  • Free and Easy

Documentaries

  • 2017 NBA Champions The Golden State Warriors
  • The Patent Scam

Anime

  • Food Wars
  • Digimon Adventure Tri.: Determination

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