Welcome to ComingSoon’s week of October 5 new releases column. We’ve highlighted this week’s 4K, Blu-ray, Digital HD, and DVD releases below. Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon or other retailers.
Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
Escape Room: Tournament of Champions
The sequel to the box-office hit psychological thriller that terrified audiences around the world. In this installment, six people unwittingly find themselves locked in another series of escape rooms, slowly uncovering what they have in common to survive…and discovering they’ve all played the game before.
Barry is a drug-addled degenerate who, after yet another bender, gets abducted by aliens. Barry takes a backseat as his alien visitor assumes control of his body and takes it for a joyride through Cape Town. What follows is an onslaught of drugs, sex and violence as Barry’s alien tourist enters the weird and wonderful world of humankind.
An idealistic NYC public defender – John Boyega, burned out by the system and on the brink of disbarment, teams up with a former client – Olivia Cooke who draws him into a high-stakes heist, all while the universe is collapsing around them.
Night of the Animated Dead
In this dark, animated retelling of the 1968 cult classic Night of the Living Dead, bloodthirsty zombies suddenly begin amassing everywhere. Check out our interviews with stars Josh Duhamel and Dulé Hill.
Space Jam: A New Legacy
Welcome to the Jam! When NBA champion and cultural icon LeBron James and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must get them home safe by leading Bugs, Lola Bunny and the whole gang of notoriously undisciplined Looney Tunes to victory over the A.I.’s digitized champions on the court: a powered‐up roster of NBA and WNBA stars as you’ve never seen them before. It’s Tunes versus Goons in the highest‐stakes challenge of his life, that will redefine LeBron’s bond with his son and shine a light on the power of being yourself. The ready‐for‐action Tunes destroy convention, supercharge their unique talents and surprise even “King” James by playing the game their own way.
Kaneto Shindo’s classic film features a high-definition digital restoration, 2001 audio commentary featuring Shindo and actors Kei Sato and Jitsuko Yoshimura, plus on-location footage and a 2003 interview.
On a black and unholy Halloween night years ago, little Michael Myers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. For the last fifteen years, the people of Haddonfield have rested easily, knowing that Michael was safely locked away in a mental hospital … until tonight. Michael has escaped and he will soon return to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again. For this is a night of evil. Tonight is Halloween.
Halloween II 4K
Picking up exactly where the first film left off, Halloween II follows the same ill-fated characters as they encounter the knife-wielding maniac they left for dead in the first film. The inhuman Michael Myers is still very much alive and out for more revenge as he stalks the deserted halls of the Haddonfield hospital. As he gets closer to his main target, Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) discovers the chilling mystery behind the crazed psychopath’s actions. Written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill, Halloween II is a spine-tingling dark ride into the scariest night of the year.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch 4K
A murder-suicide in a northern Californian hospital leads to an investigation by the on-call doctor, which reveals a plot by an insane toymaker to kill as many people as possible on October 31st through an ancient Celtic ritual and deadly Halloween masks.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers 4K
The fourth installment in the Halloween franchise follows the unstoppable psychopath Michael Myers returning to his hometown once again on Oct 31st, this time to kill his niece. Donald Pleasence returns also as Michael’s psychiatrist who is hellbent on stopping him.
Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers 4K
After lying in a coma for a year, Michael Myers awakens and stalks his way back to his hometown with the intent again on killing his niece, Jamie (Danielle Harris), who has been confined to a mental institution since Michael’s last attempt to slay her. Suspecting a psychic link between Michael and Jamie, psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence) attempts to stop Michael’s latest rampage.
The Hunt For Red October 4K
Based on Tom Clancy’s bestseller, directed by John McTiernan (Die Hard) and starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin, The Hunt For Red October seethes with high-tech excitement and sweats with the tension of men who hold Doomsday in their hands. A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius (Connery). The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst (Baldwin) has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it – because the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find him, too. The hunt is on!
Universal Classic Monsters Icons of Horror Collection 4K
Includes Dracula, Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, and The Wolf Man.
New On Digital HD
Check out an exclusive clip. Out October 8. After a powerful militia seizes control of the U.S., a group of friends attempt to escape the escalating violence and oppression. They must move undetected as their only hope is to cross a heavily guarded border. But as the militia closes in, the friends will need to do whatever it takes to survive in this suspenseful action-thriller.
Crazy About You
Jake is dumped, fired, and humiliated. To win back his ex, he embarks on a hilariously wild charity stunt by walking up the western coast of Australia. Throughout his journey, he braves unforgiving elements, wild dogs, and jellyfish, all the while learning to fall in love with life itself in this laugh out loud comedy.
Check out an exclusive clip from the film starring Angus McLaren, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Megan Smart, and John Cleese.
South of Heaven
Out October 8. After serving twelve years for armed robbery, Jimmy gets an early parole. Upon his release from prison he vows to give Annie, his childhood love, now dying from cancer, the best year of her life. The best last year of her life. If only life were that simple…
Survive the Game
Out October 8. Bruce Willis (Pulp Fiction) and Chad Michael Murray (“Riverdale”) star in this explosive crime-thriller. When cop David (Willis) is injured in a drug bust gone wrong, his partner, Cal, pursues the two criminals who shot him to a remote farm owned by troubled vet Eric (Murray). As Cal and Eric plot their defense, more of the gang arrives — along with a wounded David — and, outnumbered, the three heroes must use stealth, smarts, and marksmanship to take down the drug-dealing mob.
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
C3: Cube Cursed Curious
Featuring all 12 episodes and OVA on two Blu-ray discs. After receiving a mysterious cube in the mail, Highschooler Haruaki wakes to find it transformed into a girl named Fear—who’s stealing his snacks! But once he learns of her curse, he agrees to help lift it—and keep the evil forces that pursue her at bay.
Golden Kamuy Season 3
After an intense battle, Asirpa is captured by Ogata’s group, and Sugimoto joins forces with the 7th Division to search for her. Now, only she can solve the mystery surrounding the Ainu gold. Will the two reunite as they enter a land of extreme cold?
Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, Series 2
In 1960s Melbourne, private eye Peregrine Fisher tackles her biggest mysteries yet, but her courtship with noble detective James Steed faces a crossroads.
Nakaimo – My Little Sister Is Among Them
This Blu-ray set includes all 12 episodes and the OVA.
The Nevers, Season 1 Part 1
The hit HBO series comes to Blu-ray.
When a killer plague wipes out 99% of the world’s population, the embattled survivors struggle to make their way in a post-apocalyptic reality. This 2020 adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand frames the eternal battle between good and evil, as embodied by the peaceful prophet Mother Abagail (Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg) and the menacing presence Randall Flagg (Emmy Award winner Alexander Skarsgård), and closes with a new coda written by Stephen King himself.
Tamayomi: The Baseball Girls – The Complete Season
Freshman pitcher Yomi Takeda vowed to hang up her glove, but after reuniting with a long-lost friend, her passion for baseball is reignited. Together, with the help of their loveable ragtag teammates, they’ll try to win the national championship.
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