Tuesday, June 18 2013, 10:55 AM MDT
New DVD and Blu-ray Releases For June 4, 2013
By Ryan Michael Painter
(KUTV) There’s a nice mix of releases this week with Bruce Willis returning as John McClane in A Good Day to Die Hard, the zombie comedy Warm Bodies, Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy in the comedy Identity Thief and the animated sci-fi film Escape from Planet Earth.
Also this week The Last Ride, Harry Thomason’s end-of-days biopic of Hank Williams, along with the drug-laced kidnap thriller Charlie Zone and the Russian historical drama The Horde.
Film buffs will want to seek out the Perfect Understanding, a 1933 romantic comedy from Ealing Studios starring Gloria Swanson and Laurence Olivier. The film was co-written by Michael Powell (The Red Shoes, Black Narcissus) and actor/writer Miles Malleson (The Thief of Bagdad). Also released this week is In Old Arizona, a 1929 Western featuring Warner Baxter in his Academy Award winning performance as The Cisco Kid.
Television fans have a plethora of options as the fifth season of Breaking Bad, the second season of TNT’s sci-fi series Falling Skies, the third season of ABC’s Pretty Little Liars as well as the second season of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time.
Those looking to get a jump on their Father’s Day shopping should consider either the Clint Eastwood: 40 Film Collection on DVD or the Clint Eastwood: 20 Film Collection on Blu-ray. Other father-friendly releases this week include the Blu-ray releases of the Mad Max Trilogy and the Alfred Hitchcock: The Essentials Collection.
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