Now Available to Own: Deliver Us From Evil, Sunset Overdrive, and More

Now Available to Own Deliver Us From Evil, Sunset Overdrive, and More

Prepare your bank accounts, it’s time to see what’s Now Available to Own for the week of October 28, 2014. Each week we run down new releases in movies, television series, and video games that you can enjoy in the comfort of your own home. On shelves this week, you can find titles such as Deliver Us from Evil, Dragon Ball Z, Sunset Overdrive, and more. Check out the complete list of new releases after the jump.

Movies on Blu-Ray

Deliver Us From Evil (Scott Derrickson) Rated R [118 min] – NY police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city. Starring Eric Bana, Édgar Ramírez, Joel McHale, and Olivia Munn

2014 has been a terrible year for horror, and Deliver Us from Evil is a prime example of the genre’s downfall. There is nothing inherently original about the story, the acting is subpar, and the thrills are lackluster at best. And to top it off, Sarchie’s family is so unnecessary to the movie it wouldn’t have changed a thing if they were erased from the screenplay. Special features included are:

  • Illuminating Evil: The Making of Deliver Us From Evil
  • The Demon Detective: “The Work” and the real Ralph Sarchie
  • The Two Sargeants
  • Deliver us from Demons

Begin Again (John Carney) Rated R [104 min] – A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents. Starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine, and Hailee Steinfeld

I never got a chance to check this movie out, but it looked like so contrived and cookie cutter. Special features included are:

  • The Making of Begin Again
  • Music Videos Including Adam Levine’s “Lost Stars”

Wish I Was Here (Zach Braff) Rated R [106 min] – Aidan Bloom is a 35-year-old man who finds himself at major crossroads, which forces him to examine his life, his career, and his family. Starring Zach Braff, Joey King, and Pierce Gagnon

Garden State is one of those prime examples of overly hyped movies that you can’t even remember why it’s good in the first place, people just say it is. I don’t want to rag on Braff because I haven’t seen this film, but I don’t see it as anything groundbreaking to the indie genre. His character feels like it came out of a machine designed for this type of film. Special features included are:

  • Feature Commentaries
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Photography Lawrence Sher, and Editor Myron Kerstein
  • Directing While Acting
  • Aston Martin Dealership Outtakes

Television on Blu-Ray

Dragon Ball Z (Season 8) (Daisuke Nishio) – The evil wizard Babidi has traveled across the galaxy on a quest for revenge, hoping to fulfill his father’s thwarted dreams of universal domination. Meanwhile, the Supreme Kai has come to enlist the aid of the Z-Fighters in an effort to prevent Babidi from completing his plans and awakening a monster of unimaginable terror: Majin Buu. Starring Sean Schemmel, Stephanie Nadolny, Christopher Sabat, Daisuke Gōri, Mayumi Tanaka, and Kenji Utsumi

I’d say this is one of the best seasons of the show post Namek. There are a lot of crazy characters, insane fight scenes, and Majin Buu is just an absolutely unique threat to the Z-Fighters. It’s a lot of fun. Special features included are:

  • Inside Dragon Ball Z: Interview with Kyle Hebert
  • Inside Dragon Ball Z: Interview with Kara Edwards
  • Dragon Ball Z: Coming to America
  • Textless Opening Song
  • Textless Closing Song
  • U.S. Trailer
  • Trailers

Video Games

Sunset Overdrive (Available for Xbox One) 2027. Sunset City. A contaminated energy drink has transformed most of the population into toxic mutants. For many it’s the end of the world, but for you it’s a dream come true. Your old boss? Dead. Your boring job? Gone. Transform the openworld into your tactical playground by grinding, vaulting and wall-running across the city while using a devastating, unconventional arsenal. With hyper-agility, unique weapons, and customizable special abilities, Sunset Overdrive rewrites the rules of traditional shooters and delivers an explosive, irreverent, stylish, and totally unique adventure exclusively to Xbox One.

This game looks balls to the wall crazy. Beautifully designed and animated with vibrant colors and fluid gameplay, Sunset Overdrive has a truly original feel that we haven’t seen in gaming in quite some time. Here are some of the key features of the game:

  • An Open World with No Rules: Leap off buildings, run along walls, and grind power lines and rails to destroy your foes from every angle.
  • Lethal Weapons: Collect and upgrade an arsenal of unconventional weapons that use items like dynamite, fireworks, harpoons, and acid to destroy your enemies.
  • Mayhem with Friends: Seamlessly transition from campaign to Chaos Squad, an 8-player cooperative experience. Vote on which objectives to attempt throughout the city, survive epic battles, and earn awesome in-game rewards.

NBA Live 15 (Available for PS4 and Xbox One) NBA LIVE 15 arrives with the most photo-realistic visuals in franchise history and 500+ core gameplay improvements delivering a truly fluid, fun and authentic basketball gaming experience. Reimagined visuals drop you courtside alongside the biggest stars. See the intensity on a player’s face as he nails a game-winner, or the frustration of a heart-wrenching loss. With all new real-time physics in the paint every drive, post move and collision can be the highlight of the night. Add into the mix best-in-class online game modes and LIVE’s Synergy Sports partnership and you’ll never miss a beat during the NBA season with new content updated daily, all season long.

A basketball game is a basketball game. I don’t know how people still find interest in these things.

WWE 2K15 (Available for PS3 and Xbox 360; PS4 and XBox One on November 18) The next generation of WWE video games has arrived!

What an incredible description from 2K games… I always found wrastling games to be hilarious entertaining, but a bit overplayed if you lose track of the storylines from the show itself. I haven’t played one of these since WWE Raw vs. Smackdown 2006, so it could be entirely possible that these games don’t lose their appeal after awhile. But what kept my interest in these is how many features, unlockable items, and story arcs you could explore and achieve. Key features for this game includes:

  • All-New MyCAREER Mode: For the first time ever, take your custom Superstar through an unprecedented and authentic WWE career spanning countless hours of gameplay. From NXT to RAW, make your way up to the WWE Championship and live the life of a real WWE Superstar. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 only.
  • Presentation Overhaul: Proprietary facial and body scanning technology deliver the most realistic WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends EVER. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Only.
  • Introducing: 2K Showcase: Relive the groundbreaking rivalries of John Cena vs. CM Punk and Triple H vs. Shawn Michaels in a new single player campaign told through your gameplay and historic WWE footage.
  • Gameplay Enhancements: WWE 2K15 will significantly improve the core gameplay experience through key additions and improvements designed to elevate the franchise now and into the future. By using new motion capture technology, 2K15 includes five times more new animations than any WWE game before. Combined with a brand-new chain wrestling system, WWE 2K15 will take the drama and adrenaline of a WWE match to new heights…just like on WWE TV! Xbox One and PlayStation 4 only.
  • WWE Universe and Creation Suite: Create your own Custom Superstar, or customize WWE Superstars and Divas, Move-Sets and entrances. Take control of WWE as your actions shape your Universe: storylines, schedule, rivalries, alliances and more!

Blu-Ray Deals and Steals

  • Hannibal (Season 2) – $15 Ice Age (4-Movie Set) – $19.99 American Hustle – $11.99 Hitchcock (2012) – $6.99 Gremlins 2 – $5 Psycho (1960) – $10.98 Old School – $4.88 A Nightmare on Elm Street (Collection) – $29.99 Game of Thrones (Season 1 & 2) – $34.99 each Hocus Pocus – $9.99 Obvious Child – $14.99 Where the Wild Things Are – $9.99 The Addams Family – $8.69 Trick ‘r Treat – $5.05 Life After Beth – $16.16 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) – $5.99 Snowpiercer – $14.94 The Raid 2 – $14.99 Oblivion – $9.99 Stoker – $7.99 Saw (The Complete Collection) – $17.89 Akira – $14.99 Warm Bodies – $7.88

All prices come from Amazon.com and sometime Best Buy. Best Buy, Frys, and Target all price match online prices now if you do not want to order online.What will you be taking home this week, tell us in the comments section below?

Check out previous installments of Now Available To Own to see what you’ve been missing.


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All plot synopses come courtesy of IMDb.com

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