New DVD and Blu-ray releases this week include Mr. Peabody & Sherman (review), X-Men: Days of Future Past (Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence), and Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion. I saw both the X-Men and Peabody movies at the theater. I enjoyed them both, but I thought Days of Future Past focused too much on Wolverine. Continue reading for a summary of the new Blu-ray and DVD releases for this week.
Blu-ray and DVD movies coming out the week of October 14, 2014
X-Men: Days of Future Past
A heroic all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence forms the ultimate X-Men ensemble as the unstoppable characters from the original X-Men trilogy must join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle to change the past and save the future.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (review)
Unleash the fun at home with the hilarious comedy-adventure, DreamWorks Animation’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Mr. Peabody (Ty Burrell) is an inventor, scientist and genius who just happens to be a dog. With his son Sherman, he will embark on the most extraordinary adventure imaginable as they race against time to repair history and save the future.
Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion
From the ashes of the Old Republic, an unlikely band of heroes emerges to renew the fight for freedom. Witness the epic debut of the riveting animated series Star Wars Rebels, in this full-length, must-own movie — now on DVD for the first time ever. Five years before the events of Star Wars IV: A New Hope, the reigning evil Empire continues to tighten its grip of power and fear throughout the cosmos. But even amidst the tyranny and treachery of The Dark Side, a glimmer of light emerges. Meet the ragtag crew of the starshop Ghost: Twi’lek pilot Hera, street-smart pickpocket Ezra, team leader Kanan, alien enforcer Zeb, explosives expert Sabine, and Chopper, the cantankerous droid. Together, they embark on action-packed adventures, battle ruthless villains, and ignite the very first Spark of Rebellion against a surging tide of Stormtroopers, TIE fighters and mysterious Sith Lords!