Binge & Buy: ‘First Man’ Goes to the Moon on Blu-ray
Welcome to Mandatory and ComingSoon’s weekly Binge & Buy, a digital HD, Blu-ray, and DVD column for the week of Jan. 22! Here, you’ll find detailed write-ups of different titles released this week, including a number of new movies, reissues, combo packs, and TV seasons, none of which you can live without in 2019. Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon!
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New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.
Johnny English Strikes Again
Rowan Atkinson returns as the much-loved accidental secret agent. When a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all active undercover agents in Britain, the country’s only hope is called out of retirement.
The Hate U Give
In this powerful drama based on the best-selling novel, when a teenager witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood friend, she must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.
After a run-in with the cops at a punk show goes sideways, Chelsea and her pals flee the city in search of a place to lay low. Running to the security of Chelsea’s old, abandoned family cabin in the woods, they fall under the watchful eye of an unhinged park ranger who holds a secret from Chelsea’s past and a deadly ax to grind.
A team of Navy SEALs is hired to salvage Nazi gold stored in a bank vault in a submerged town at the bottom of a Bosnian lake.
Here and Now (DVD)
Vivienne (Sarah Jessica Parker), is an established singer with a successful career. On the eve of a major performance, Vivienne receives some life-altering news causing her to reevaluate her priorities.
All the Devil’s Men
An American bounty hunter is forced to go to London on a manhunt for a disavowed CIA operative.
Once Upon a Deadpool
Everyone’s favorite disreputable Super Hero returns with a twist on Deadpool 2 that the whole gang can enjoy.
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Lt. Cobretti is a one-man assault team whose laser-mount submachine gun and pearl-handled Colt .45 spit pure crime-stopping venom! Sylvester Stallone stars as Marion Cobretti. But to those who know him – and those who wish they didn’t – he’s Cobra, a street-tough, big-city detective who does jobs nobody else wants or dares to do.
10 to Midnight
Charles Bronson plays Leo Kessler, a cynical Los Angeles cop on the trail of Warren Stacy (Gene Davis), a homicidal maniac who turns rejection from beautiful women into the ultimate revenge. When the legal system sets Stacy free, Kessler plants evidence to put him behind bars for good. But Kessler’s plan backfires, leaving him with only one option: to hunt down Stacy on his own before the crazed killer can strike again!
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
In the south of France, two rival con men — suave and sophisticated Lawrence (Michael Caine) and third-rate American hustler Freddy (Steve Martin) — make a wager. The first one to extract $50,000 from the next woman they meet wins and the other leaves town. The bet is on, the stakes are high, and the blows are low in this hysterically funny, ruthlessly witty, dirty, rotten comedy!
On their way to a boxing match, four young men (Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Stephen Dorff, Jeremy Piven) in a state-of-the-art RV take a wrong turn and witness a gang murder. Now, the killer’s boss (Denis Leary) cannot let them live, and starts hunting the friends down through Chicago’s meanest streets.
After unexpectedly winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, closet crime novelist Andrew Craig (Paul Newman) finds himself in Sweden to accept the award but is swept up into Cold War intrigue.
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New on Digital HD
The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous spirit.
Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis stars in this female-driven heist story alongside Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, and Cynthia Erivo as they prove more than capable of stealing the audiences attention and delivering a heart-pounding thrill ride.
King of Thieves (in theaters and Digital HD on Jan. 25)
This all-star British heist film stars Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, Charlie Cox, Paul Whitehouse, Michael Gambon, and Ray Winstone.
A young mother drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicating boyfriend and her 8-year-old son. The makeshift family scrapes by, living one hustle at a time, until the discovery of a mobile home community offers an alternative life.
Heartlock (in theaters and Digital HD on Jan. 25)
A rogue love story centered on a female prison guard (Brandt) whose life is turned upside down by the fleeting affections of her lover — a male convict (Dreymon) — whose charm is only as genuine as his desire to be free.
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
Fuller House: The Complete Third Season (DVD)
The third season of the long-awaited sequel to the iconic hit series Full House, created by original Full House creator Jeff Franklin.