As we prepare to bid farewell to July, the dog days of summer are now upon us. And what better way to spend them than with these new releases that are now available! There’s a ton of variety in these new offerings, and we think you’ll enjoy taking a look at what titles you’ll want to be watching next!
Evelyn Abbott (Emily Blunt) and her children, Regan (Millicent Simmonds) and Marcus (Noah Jupe), must leave the relative safety–and silence–of their home in the wake of a devastating loss. Vulnerable out in the open, the Abbotts come to the sobering realization that there may be enemies more dangerous than the deadly alien monsters that can track them by even the lowest noises. Cillian Murphy, Djimon Hounsou, and John Krasinski (who also directed) co-star in this thrilling sequel to the 2018 hit.
A Quiet Place, Part II/A Quiet Place
The first two A Quiet Place films are featured in this release.
Epic western drama with James Stewart as wealthy, widowed Virginia farmer Charlie Anderson, whose opposition to slavery causes him and his family to remain neutral during the Civil War. But Anderson finds himself forced to choose sides when his youngest son (Phillip Alford) is taken prisoner by Union troops who think he’s a Confederate spy. Doug McClure, Katharine Ross, Patrick Wayne, Glenn Corbett co-star.
Stranger on the Run (1967)
In 1885, alcoholic ex-con Ben Chamberlain (Henry Fonda) drifted into a New Mexico town, having promised a friend he’d contact his sister (Madlyn Rhue), a saloon girl with too many secrets. Well, he found her–lifeless–and he now had to race for the border, chased by a posse run by a bought-and-paid-for railroad deputy (Michael Parks) out to pin the murder on him. Don Siegel’s long-sought made-for-TV sagebrusher also stars Anne Baxter, Dan Duryea, Sal Mineo, Lloyd Bochner.
Alias Jesse James (1959)
Bob Hope stars in this hilarious western/comedy as Milford Farnsworth, a hapless insurance salesman whose newest client is none other than Jesse James (Wendell Corey). James’ scheme to get Milford mistaken for him and gunned down in his place backfires when Milford and the outlaw’s gal (Rhonda Fleming)–who was supposed to collect the $100,000 insurance payout–start to fall for one another. With Gloria Talbott, Jim Davis, and a corral of movie cowboys in cameos.
Hot in Cleveland: The Complete Series
This hilarious and sassy TV Land original comedy stars Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, and Wendie Malick as a trio of single, 40-plus L.A. women waylaid in Cleveland during a trip to Paris. Unexpectedly discovering a friendly community that appreciates their mature sexiness, the gals decide to make it their home, renting a house that comes complete with a feisty, elderly caretaker (Betty White) with quite the checkered past. 128 episodes on 17 discs.
Every Breath You Take (2021)
Prosperous, full-of-himself psychiatrist and professor Philip Clark (Casey Affleck) took much for granted, not the least of which were his wife Grace (Michelle Monaghan) and teen daughter Lucy (India Eisley). It would come due when his cavalier handling of a fragile patient (Emily Alyn Lind) ended with her suicide–and her charming albeit sociopathic brother (Sam Claflin) responded with a vengeful insinuation into the Clark women’s lives. Thriller co-stars Veronica Ferres, Brendan Sunderland. AKA: “You Belong to Me.”
Unforgotten: The Complete Fourth Season (Masterpiece Mystery)(2021)
All six episodes of the fourth season are included in this two-disc set.
Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
While working a sex-trafficking sting in Florida, FBI agents Karl Helter (Bruce Willis) and Rebecca Lombardi (Megan Fox) tumbled to the trail of a brutal serial killer. Pooling their resources with long-on-the-manhunt state cop Byron Crawford (Emile Hirsch), they might finally bring the perpetrator to justice…if they can get past the snag of his having kidnapped Lombardi. Gripping thriller inspired by the Texas Truck Stop Killer case co-stars Lukas Haas, Machine Gun Kelly, Michael Beach, Sistine Stallone.
Chamber of Horrors (1966)
A condemned Baltimore criminal (Patrick O’Neal) chops off his own hand as part of an elaborate plan to wreak gory revenge on those who sentenced him to die. Outfitting himself with a nasty hook atop his bloody stump, the madman strikes again and again. Originally shot as the pilot for a TV series that was never made, this unusual horror outing warns the audience of impending scares through the use of a flashing red screen and a horn sound effect. Wilfrid Hyde-White, Laura Devon co-star.
The Dead Zone (Collector’s Edition)(1983)
David Cronenberg directs this suspenser from Stephen King’s novel about Johnny Smith, a schoolteacher (Christopher Walken) who awakens from a five-year coma to discover he has the ability to see a person’s future simply by coming into physical contact with him or her. When Smith is recruited to help the police solve a murder, the horrific psychic visions he experiences make him wonder if his new abilities are a gift or a curse. Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom, and Martin Sheen star.
Walking with Herb (2021)
New Mexico bank manager Joe Amable-Amo (Edward James Olmos)–who’d long ago tabled his amateur golf aspirations for family–had a sudden tragedy shake him to his core. Enter eccentric cyclist Herb (George Lopez), asserting himself to be a messenger from God…and offering his services as caddy and coach for a links tournament that could turn Joe’s doubts and life around. Engaging faith-based dramedy also stars Kathleen Quinlan, Christopher McDonald, Jessica Medoff, Billy Boyd.
Mimic (The Director’s Cut)(1997)
Entomologist Susan Tyler (Mira Sorvino) was hailed as a heroine for rescuing Manhattan from a roach-borne pandemic via genetic engineering. Perhaps the applause should have been held, because rather than dying out, her designer creatures are continuing to evolve…and the largest are making hapless subway workers their prey. Guillermo Del Toro’s creepy sci-fi chiller also stars Jeremy Northam, Josh Brolin, Charles S. Dutton, Giancarlo Giannini, and F. Murray Abraham.
Joan of Arcadia: The Complete Series
After moving to the small town of Arcadia with her family, average teenager Joan (Amber Tamblyn) begins meeting strangers claiming to be God who give her tasks to accomplish. As she attempts to sort out her ambiguous feelings about faith, Joan must also contend with the pressures of growing up while living with her kindly police detective father Will (Joe Mantegna), loving mother Helen (Mary Steenburgen), geeky younger sibling Luke (Michael Welch), and wheelchair-bound older brother Kevin (Jason Ritter). All 45 episodes of the series are featured in this 12-disc set.
Hawaii Five-O: The Complete Series
Criminals in the 50th State didn’t stand a chance, thanks to Detective Steve McGarrett (Jack Lord) and the men of his elite Hawaii Five-O unit, in this immensely popular 1968-1980 CBS crime drama, filmed on location. Co-starring were James MacArthur as Danny “Danno” Williams, Zulu as Kono Kalakaua, and Kam Fong as Chin Ho Kelly. Be there. Aloha. 279 episodes on 72 discs.
Brotherhood of the Wolf (Collector’s Edition)(2001)
Where wolf? Well, all over the French countryside in 1764, it seems. Sightings of a monstrous beast have everyone scared: the area’s residents, the clergy, the aristocrats. Enter a naturalist-philosopher (Samuel Le Bihan) and his Iroquois Indian companion (Mark Dacascos), who are dispatched by officials to hunt down the supposed demon. But during their investigation, the pair encounters black magic, political treachery, and religious fervor. Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, and Emilie Dequenne co-star.
The People Next Door (1970)
HVAC contractor Arthur Mason (Eli Wallach) and his wife Gerrie (Julie Harris) had an apparently ordered and ordinary life in the New York suburbs with their kids. However, as it comes out that their self-involved 16-year-old Maxie (Deborah Winters) is deeply into psychedelics, their efforts to deal with her issues will cause the facade to crumble. Of-its-moment social drama, a remake of a 1968 teleplay, also stars Hal Holbrook, Cloris Leachman, Stephen McHattie, Rue McClanahan.
Keeping Faith: Series 3 (2020)
In the final season of this Welsh drama starring Eve Myles, Faith and Evan’s divorce descends into a custody battle, while her new love, Steve, tries to stay out of trouble but is drawn back to crime. And as Faith contends with one of the most complicated legal cases of her career, her mother (Celia Imrie) suddenly arrives, threatening to expose long-buried secrets.
The Neighborhood: Season 3 (2020)
One of the very few things crusty L.A. mechanic Calvin Butler (Cedric the Entertainer) didn’t gripe about was the non-diversity of his block–but that’s over now, too, since eager-to-please conflict mediator Dave Johnson (Max Greenfield) transplanted his family from Kalamazoo to the house next door…and instantly charmed everybody else. Culture-clash CBS comedy that bowed in 2018 co-stars Tichina Arnold, Beth Behrs, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears, Hank Greenspan. 18 episodes on 3 discs.
American Gods: Season Three (2021)
Released from prison, Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) takes a job as bodyguard to the mysterious Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane). When his new employer is revealed to be one of the Old Gods–ancient deities whose power and influence are dwindling–Moon becomes caught up in their struggle with the New Gods, who are based on modern concepts such as technology, the media, and globalization. Based on Neil Gaiman’s novel, this fantasy series debuted on Starz in 2017. Emily Browning, Crispin Glover, Bruce Langley co-star. 10 episodes on 3 discs.
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