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Captain Fantastic (Blu-ray)

2017-02-27T09:00:56-04:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , |

Determined to shield his family from the decadence and distractions of modern life, an eccentric father (Viggo Mortensen) raises his six children in a remote forest in the Pacific Northwest. But when his wife commits suicide, the kids are forced to interact with the outside world for the first time as he takes them on a road trip to New Mexico for her funeral

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Doctor Strange (Blu-ray)

2017-02-26T14:19:44-04:00February 24th, 2017|Categories: Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , |

After a car accident leaves him with nerve damage that ends his career as a New York neurosurgeon, Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) travels to Kathmandu in the hope of finding an otherworldly cure for his injuries. There, a powerful mystic known as the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) accepts him as her pupil and trains him in the art of sorcery. Eventually, Strange must use his new powers to stop a rival (Mads Mikkelsen) from causing chaos by accessing the Dark Dimension.

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Hacksaw Ridge (Blu-ray)

2017-02-25T14:12:37-04:00February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , |

Mel Gibson directed this biopic about World War II Army medic Desmond Doss (played here by Andrew Garfield). A conscientious objector who refused to take a life or even carry a weapon, Doss was eventually awarded the Medal of Honor for saving the lives of 75 soldiers on the battlefields of Okinawa.

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Allied (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2017-02-25T14:16:31-04:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: 4K, Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , |

In this WWII spy thriller, Canadian airman Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) and French Resistance operative Marianne Beauséjour (Marion Cotillard) pose as a married couple for a dangerous mission in Casablanca. Their cover story soon leads to an actual love affair and their starting a family together, but Max's happiness is shattered when he's told that he must take part in an investigation to determine whether Marianne is really a double agent working for the Nazis

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Moonlight (Blu-ray)

2017-02-27T08:45:58-04:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , |

This drama charts the life of a black gay youth named Chiron as he grows up in a rough neighborhood in Miami. In the first segment, Chiron is a ten-year-old nicknamed "Little" (Alex Hibbert) who is taken in by a kindhearted Cuban drug dealer (Mahershala Ali) and his girlfriend (Janelle Monáe). In the middle installment, a teenage Chiron (Ashton Sanders) explores his sexuality as he falls in love with a close friend.

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Nocturnal Animals (Blu-ray)

2017-02-25T14:15:00-04:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , |

Susan (Amy Adams) is living through an unfulfilling marriage when she receives a package containing a novel manuscript from her ex-husband, Edward (Jake Gyllenhaal). The novel is dedicated to her but its content is violent and devastating. Susan cannot help but reminisce over her past love story with the author.

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Trolls (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2017-02-25T14:18:28-04:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: 4K, Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

After a forest tribe of cotton-candy-colored, shock-headed trolls discover that they're the new favorite gourmet treat for King Gristle (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), the unlikely duo of bubbly Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and worrywart Branch (Justin Timberlake) must rescue their friends from the royals' chef (Christine Baranski).

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Manchester by the Sea (Blu-ray)

2017-02-25T14:12:20-04:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , |

A hardened handyman named Lee (Casey Affleck) returns to his hometown in New England after the death of his brother (Kyle Chandler) to care for his 16-year-old nephew (Lucas Hedges), but his arrival also unearths his checkered past. Soon, Lee comes back into contact with his estranged wife (Michelle Williams) as he deals with life in his tight-knit former community.

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Loving (Blu-ray)

2017-02-25T14:12:53-04:00February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , |

Jeff Nichols (Midnight Special, Mud) wrote and directed this biopic about Virginian interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving (played by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who were sentenced to prison in 1958 for violating the state's laws against miscegenation. The Lovings decided to fight back, and their case led to a landmark Supreme Court decision that struck down laws prohibiting interracial marriage.

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Arrival (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2017-02-25T14:10:56-04:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: 4K, Blu-Ray, oscar2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Denis Villeneuve directed this science-fiction suspense film about Earth's response to a possible alien invasion. After extraterrestrial spacecraft plant themselves at various locations around the globe, a linguist (Amy Adams) and a theoretical physicist (Jeremy Renner) must find a way to communicate with the mysterious visitors in order to learn what they want and whether they pose a threat to humanity.

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