Hot New DVD Releases Of The Week

No big plans for the weekend? Just want to sit back and relax? I have the perfect movies to help you enjoy your weekend. Check out hottest movies that are available this week on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Why Him?

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Why Him?” is a hilarious comedy of every day father’s worst nightmare; finding out their daughter is getting engaged to someone they don’t feel is right for them. Ned, his wife Barb along with their teenage son, Scott, take a road trip to visit their oldest child, Stephanie at college. When they arrive, they realize that not only has Stephanie picked up an education but she has also landed herself a rich boyfriend. Right off the bat Ned is not impressed by his daughter’s new found love, but he becomes furious when he finds out the boyfriend’s plans to propose to his daughter. While Stephanie’s boyfriend is determined to win the family over, Ned is trying hard not to fall for his charm. “Why Him?” is rated “R”, and actors James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, and Griffin Gluck make up the cast. “Why Him?” is available on digital download from Amazon and iTunes. It is also available on DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K UHD +Blu-ray. You can check out the trailer for the hilarious comedy below.

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

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If you are a Harry Potter fan, today is your lucky day. The prequel to all the Harry Potter magic is now available on DVD. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” takes place seventy years before Harry and his friends emerge on the scene. This movie speaks of a secret society witches and wizards who were hidden in plain sight in New York City. One of the wizards found his way to the city after being expelled from Hogwarts, and he quickly realizes he has a lot to learn if he wants to survive in in a world of non-magicians. The film was directed by David Yates and produced by J.K. Rowling, David Heyman, and Steve Kloves. The prequel stars Eddie Redmayne, Collin Farrell, Katherine Waterson, Dan Fogler, and Alison Sudol. The film is rated “PG-13”, and is available digital download on Amazon and iTunes. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is also available on DVD, Blu-ray + DVD+Ultraviolet+Digital HD, 3D Blu-ray, and 4K UHD + Blu-ray + Digital HD. You can check out the trailer for the Harry Potter prequel below.

“Patriots Day”

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The Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 rocked our nation. Many people were killed and over 250 people were horribly injured by terrorist bombs. “Patriots Day” follows Boston Police Commissioner, ED Davis, as he tries to find the killers before they have a chance to flee the country. Davis teams up with survivors of the bombs, emergency workers, and citizens of Boston to create a massive manhunt to find the terrorist responsible for the massacre. The film was directed by Peter Berg, and produced by Michael Radutzky, Hutch parker, and Stephen Levinson. “Patriots Day” stars Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Kevin Bacon, and Michelle Monaghan. The film is rated “R” and is available for digital download on Amazon and iTunes. “Patriots Day” is also available on DVD, Blu-ray, 4K UHD+Blu-ray. You can check out the trailer for the patriotic film below.

By Ronda Brooks