DVD Review: Counterpart: The Complete First Season - Out Now

CounterpartThe ten-episode science fiction series follows Academy Award Winner J.K. Simmons in a dual role, as Howard Silk, who has a boring desk job in a Berlin-based United Nations agency at the Office of Interchange. He works in the low-level Interface division, where he exchanges call-and-response messages with other agents behind glass. He, however, knows nothing about the purpose of his role at the agency and doesn’t ask.

He has the same routine every day, from going to the park to play Go with his friend, to going to work, to concluding with his visit to see his wife Emily (Olivia Williams) at the hospital, who has been comatose for six weeks after being struck by a car.

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DVD Review: Pacific Rim Uprising - Out Now

Pacific Rim UprisingPacific Rim Uprising takes place ten years after the events of the original blockbuster film, when humanity won the war against the Kaiju, an alien race who came to earth from another dimension through a breach in the ocean floor.

The film follows former pilot Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), the son of a legendary Jaeger pilot who sacrificed himself to save the world.

While most cities of the world have rebuilt, some relief zones still remain, where people like Jake survive by selling old Jaeger parts on the black market.

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DVD Review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure - Out Now

Maze Runner: The Death CureMaze Runner: Death Cure is the third installment in the Maze Runner series, based on the book series of the same name by James Dashner. The films take place in a dystopian future where there is a deadly virus, the Flare, that has wiped out much of humanity as well as turned many of the infected into zombie-like killers called “Cranks.” The story follows the journey of Thomas, played by Dylan O’Brien, and his friends as they try to escape the reach of the group W.C.K.D. and save humanity.

In the first film, the characters awake with no memory in a place called The Glade, where they are forced to survive and find their way out of a deadly ever-changing maze. After escaping they learn that that maze is part of an experiment from W.C.K.D. (the World Catastrophe Killzone Department), where scientists are using children, some of which are immune, to find the cure for a disease called the Flare.

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Blu-ray Review: Atomic Blonde - Out Now

Atomic BlondeBased on the graphic novel The Coldest City by Kurt Johnstad and set during the Cold War, Atomic Blonde follows undercover MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) as she is sent to Berlin to investigate another agent (Sam Hargrave)’s murder, as well as recover a list of double agents before it gets into the wrong hands. Upon reaching her destination, she is required to join forces with fellow agent David Percival (James McAvoy).

The movie boasts an excellent cast. Theron was made for this role, and I really liked the interplay and tension between her and McAvoy. John Goodman as Emmett Kurzfeld as well as Eddie Marsan as Spyglass were also a fine additions.

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Blu-ray Review: Disney's Bambi Signature Collection - Out Now

Disney's Bambi Signature CollectionThis year, as Bambi celebrates its 75th anniversary, it joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection. The anniversary edition of the film contains most of the bonus features of the original release as well as all new ones.

Disney's Bambi, which was originally released in 1942, tells the story of a young deer named Bambi who learns about life and loss while meeting friends along the way, including Thumper, a rabbit, Flower, a skunk, and more, and becoming prince of the forest.

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Blu-ray Review: A Cure for Wellness - Out Now

A Cure for WellnessIn A Cure for Wellness, when the CEO of a company, Roland Pembroke (Harry Groener), does not return from a wellness center at a remote location in the Swiss Alps after two weeks, work obsessed executive Lockhart (Dane Dehaan) is blackmailed into going there to retrieve him.

Upon arriving, Lockhart finds Pembroke does not want to leave and seems oddly happy at the strange retreat.

After being hurt in a car accident and brought back to the center to recover, Lockhart discovers that the miraculous treatments there are not what they seem.

As he digs deeper, he soon finds himself with the same diagnosis as the other patients waiting for the mysterious cure.

Questioning his sanity, Lockhart must work to uncover the terrible secrets behind the center and Dr. Heinreich Volmer (Jason Isaacs)'s work.

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DVD Review: Morgan - Out Now on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, & DVD

MorganThe film Morgan, directed by Luke Scott, follows a group of scientists in a remote, top-secret lab who after previous failed experiments have genetically created a synthetic human, which has the potential to change human evolution forever. Morgan (Anya Taylor-Joy) was given emotions unlike the previous failures and seemed to be thriving, until she attacked one of the doctors.

A woman from corporate, Lee Weathers (Kate Mara), who deals with risk assessment and management, comes on board to decide what to do with Morgan. Things only go from bad to worse as Morgan is unwilling to be controlled anymore.

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DVD Review: Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season

Fear the Walking DeadFear the Walking Dead, which is set during a zombie apocalypse, follows a dysfunctional blended family, consisting of guidance counselor Madison Clark (Kim Dickens), her daughter, Alicia (Alycia Debnam-Carey), and son, Nick (Frank Dillane), her boyfriend, Travis Manawa (Cliff Curtis), and his son, Chris (Lorenzo James Henrie), and a few people they meet along the way: Daniel Salazar (Rubén Blades) and his daughter Ofelia (Mercedes Mason), and mysterious business man Victor Strand (Colman Domingo) as they seek refuge from the undead.

At the start of season two, the group boards The Abigail after the military bombs Los Angeles to try to contain the infected, hoping that San Diego, and later Mexico are viable destinations.

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DVD Review: Jason Bourne Returns with Intense Action and Thrills

Jason BourneAction star Matt Damon returns after nearly a decade as the title character in the fifth installment in the Bourne franchise, Jason Bourne. Still in hiding after learning his life was a lie and faking his own death, Bourne is contacted by former CIA operative Nicky Parsons (Julia Stiles) after she finds some important information about his past while hacking the CIA. She reveals to Bourne that his father was heavily involved in project Treadstone. There is also information suggesting that the CIA is starting a new program worse than Treadstone, called Ironman.

Coming out of hiding puts Bourne in jeopardy when his location is discovered by CIA director Robert Dewey (Tommy Lee Jones) with the help of analyst Heather Lee (Alicia Vikander). Lee attempts to bring Bourne in, while Dewey works behind her back to have him killed, sending The Asset (Vincent Cassel) after him.

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DVD Review: Into the Badlands: The Complete First Season - Out Now on Blu-ray + Digital HD & DVD

Into the Badlands: The Complete First SeasonCenturies in the future, the way of life as we know it is gone. After nations collapsed, a feudal system came into power. The territories, called the Badlands, were divided between seven Barons, each with an army of protectors: assassins called Clippers.

The most powerful baron, Baron Quinn (Martin Csokas), is protected by his head Clipper, Sunny (Daniel Wu), who rose in the ranks to be his most trusted assassin, but secretly dreams of a normal life beyond the Badlands, out from under the Baron's control.

When rumors rise among other Barons that Quinn is growing vulnerable, he is soon challenged for his land. The newest Baron, The Widow (Emily Beecham), is out to bring him down, with the help of her 'Butterflies.'

While attempting to recover a transport stolen by the Nomads, Sunny rescues a teenage boy, M.K. (Aramis Knight), who he trains as his Colt. He soon discovers that M.K. is hiding a dark power that may be the key to escaping his life in the Badlands.

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