February is upon us, bringing with it a brand new month full of great DVDs and Blu-rays. Kicking things off this week is the latest Tom Cruise actioner, along with a seasonal comedy gem from Tyler Perry, a hilarious crime caper featuring Zach Galifianakis, and more. Check out what releases are now available!
Jack Reacher returns with his particular brand of justice in this highly anticipated sequel. When Army Major Susan Turner, who heads Reacher’s old investigative unit, is arrested for Treason, Reacher will stop at nothing to prove her innocence and to uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy involving soldiers who are being killed. Based upon Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, author Lee Child’s 18th novel in the best-selling Jack Reacher series, that has seen 100 million books sold worldwide.
Forget ghosts and goblins! Nothing’s scarier than Madea Simmons (writer/director Tyler Perry) when you get on her bad side, and that what’s going to happen to teenage grandniece Tiffany (Diamond White) when she defies her dad Brian (also Perry) and sneaks out of the house to a Halloween frat party! When Madea sets out to drag her back, nothing’s gonna stand in her way–including zombies and creepy clowns! Trick-or-treat tickler co-stars Patrice Lovely, Bella Thorne, and Cassi Davis as Aunt Bam.
Loosely based on a true story, this hilarious comedic caper follows David Ghantt (Zach Galifianakis), an armored car driver who gets drawn into a robbery scheme by co-worker/dream girl Kelly (Kristen Wiig) and her friend Steve (Owen Wilson). After stealing $17 million, David finds himself double-crossed by his partners, on the run from the law, and targeted by a hit man (Jason Sudeikis) hired by Steve. With Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Mary Elizabeth Ellis.
In the impoverished Katwe neighborhood of the Ugandan capital, young Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga) did what she could to help her pragmatic mother Harriet (Lupita Nyong’o) provide for the family. Introduced to the game of chess, she proves to be a prodigy–and with the encouragement of her mentor (David Oyelowo) and in the face of her mother’s skepticism–her gift opens societal doors she once thought closed. Mira Nair’s colorful, compelling true-life opus also stars Martin Kabanza, Ivan Jacobo, Nicolas Levesque.
This documentary profiles music journalist-turned-manager Danny Fields, who hung out with and/or worked for a number of legendary bands during the 1960s and ’70s. Fields shares wild stories about his interactions with the Velvet Underground, the Doors, MC5, the Stooges, the New York Dolls, the Ramones, and others.