This Week In DVD/Blu-Ray: May 31st

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The summer blockbuster season has arrived but that won’t stop a constant influx of new home releases.

Notable Releases

May 31st

Once Upon A Time In The West

Year: 1969
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 98%
Synopsis: In Sergio Leone’s three hour epic, a recently wed woman returns home to find her husband killed by outlaws who want their hands on the precious railroad the property protects. An outlaw and a mysterious stranger step in to protect her and the land.

Barry Lyndon

Year: 1975
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 94%
Synopsis: Kubrick’s period piece follows the rise and fall of an aristocrat during 18th century Britain.

Lolita

Year: 1962
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 97%
Synopsis: Another film of Kubrick’s on Blu-Ray for the first time. A novelist goes to stay at a boarding house and becomes obsessed with the housekeeper’s teenage daughter Lolita. He ends up marrying the woman just to get closer to Lolita. His lust spells disaster for all of them.

American Grafitti

Year: 1973
Newly Released On: Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 97%
Synopsis: Before he started working on Blue Harvest, George Lucas made American Grafitti, a film that follows four teenagers in the summer of 1962 over one night.

Passion Play

Year: 2010
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 4%
Synopsis: Everyone’s favourite plastic surgery disaster Mickey Rourke encounters an angel, played by everyone’s favourite 50ft thumb Megan Fox after escaping death from a mobster. He tries to use the angel to buy off the mobster, played by…Bill Murray? Oh Bill, what are you doing to yourself man! You’re better than this!

Drive Angry

Year: 2011
Newly Released On: DVD/Blu-Ray
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 45%
Synopsis: Nicholas Cage just can’t help himself can he? He plays a felon here who breaks out of hell to prevent a devil worshipping cult from sacrificing his infant granddaughter in three days.

Other releases this week
Grand Prix (1966) (Blu-Ray) (N/A)
Big Jake (1971) (Blu-Ray) (N/A)
Rio Lobo (1970) (Blu-Ray) (75%)
Biutiful (2010) (DVD/Blu-Ray) (63%)
The Cat O’Nine Tails (1971) (Blu-Ray) (N/A)
Legend (1985) (Blu-Ray) (N/A)
A Man Called Horse (1970) (Blu-Ray) (86%)
Undertow (2009) (Blu-Ray) (88%)

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