We’ve got another full week of home video release announcements to share with you Coming Soon to Blu-ray and DVD. While we provide you with a list of releases Now Available to Own every Tuesday, Coming Soon looks at all of the pre-order announcements. For the week of February 7, 2015, Annie, Birdman, Top Five, and more have been given release dates. Find out when they’ll be out and what special features they’ll have after the break.
Synopsis: Pulsing with the rhythm of his greatest stand-up, Chris Rock’s Top Five takes things to the next level, reveling in the high and the low, and blending a star-studded comedic romp with an irresistible romance.
- Feature Audio Commentary By Actor/Director Chris Rock
- Never Just A Movie: Chris Rock and Top Five
- The Making of Top Five
- Andre Allen Standup Outtakes
- Top Five moments you didn’t see in theaters
- Deleted Scenes:
- Andre’s Rap
- First Day Your Movie Comes Out
- Theses Shoes
Directed by and starring Chris Rock, Top Five also features performances by Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, J.B. Smoove, Hayley Marie Norman, Romany Malco. This release will be available to own on Blu-ray and DVD on March 17, 2015.
Synopsis: Birdman tells the story of Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), (Batman, Robocop, Need For Speed) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.
- Birdman: All-Access
- Gallery: Chivo’s On-Set Photos
- A Conversation with Michael Keaton and Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Blu-ray Exclusive)
Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman stars Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts. This release will be available to own on Blu-ray and DVD on February 17, 2015.
Synopsis: Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
- Seven Deleted and Extended Scenes
- Improv, Absurdity and Cracking Up – The Comedy of Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
- Two Galleries
- Bonus Digital HD Movie1
- The Theory of Relativity
- Becoming Laaa
- A Day in the Afterlife
- The Home of History: Behind the Scenes of The British Museum
- Fight at the Museum
- Creating Visual Effects
- Audio Commentary by Shawn Levy
Directed by Shawn Levy, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb stars Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais, Ben Kingsley, Mickey Rooney, and Dick Van Dyke. This release will be available for purchase on March 10, 2015.
Synopsis: Annie is a spunky upbeat foster kid whos also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York. Everythings about to change when a hard-nosed tycoon takes her in and believes hes her guardian angel, but Annies sun-will-come-out-tomorrow outlook on life just might mean its the other way around.
- Directors Commentary
- The Making-of Annie
- Youre Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile Music Video
- Bloopers (Blu-ray exclusive)
- Something Was Missing Deleted Song with Jamie Foxx(Blu-ray exclusive)
- Sing-Alongs: Hard Knock Life, I Dont Need Anything But You, I Think Im Gonna Like It Here, Opportunity, & Tomorrow(Blu-ray exclusive)
- Four All-New Featurettes: Its a Hard Knock Camp, Fun with Sandy the Dog, A Day on Set With Quvenzhané, & Moonquake Lake On Set!(Blu-ray exclusive)
- Tomorrow Around the World(Blu-ray exclusive)
- Photo Gallery(Blu-ray exclusive)
- Trivia Track(Blu-ray exclusive)
Directed by Will Gluck, Annie stars Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Rose Byrne, and Bobby Cannavale. This release will be available to own on Blu-ray and DVD on March 17, 2015
Synopsis: Originally created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, Tom and Jerry centers on the never-ending rivalry between Tom the cat and Jerry the mouse. The plots of each short usually center on Tom’s attempts to capture Jerry. Jerry however, is clever and quick on his feet so Tom hardly ever manages to catch him. In the 1960s, acclaimed animation director Gene Deitch was selected to bring a new set of Tom and Jerry shorts to life. Adding his own distinctive style to the famous cartoon. Deitch worked with William L. Snyder’s Prague-based animation studio, Rembrandt Films to create 13 memorable shorts, including Switchin’ Kitten, Down and Outing, It’s Greek to Me-ow!, High Steaks, Mouse Into Space, Landing Stripling, Calypso Cat, Dicky Moe, The Tom & Jerry Cartoon Kit, Tall in the Trap, Sorry Safari, Buddies Thicker Than Water, and Carmen Get It!
- Tom and Jerry…and Gene: The Rembrandt Years
- Much Ado About Tom and Jerry
The Tom and Jerry: The Gene Deitch Collection will be available on DVD June 2, 2015.
Synopsis: Adventure Times follows the everyday adventures of unlikely heroes Finn the Human and his best friend, the shape-shifting dog Jake, as they travel across the Land of Ooo and encounter its unique inhabitants. Whether it’s saving Princess Bubblegum, defeating zombie candy, mocking the “oxy-moronic” Ice King, or rocking out with undead music wiz Marceline the Vampire Queen, with Finn & Jake it’s always Adventure Time!
Finn may be in over his head, but don’t worry, it’s not all fire and ice because this DVD is packed with 16 popular episodes with everyone’s favorite characters from the Land of Ooo, including:
- Frost & Fire
- Earth & Water
- Jake the Brick
- The Prince Who Wanted Everything
- Something Big
- Return to the Nightosphere
- Daddy’s Little Monster
- Joshua and Margaret Investigations
- The Pit
- Freak City
- Memories of Boom Boom Mountain
- Time Sandwich
- Apple Thief
- Thanks for the Crabapples, Giuseppe
Created by Pendleton Ward, Adventure Time stars the voices of This release will be available on DVD on March 3, 2015.
And that’s it for this week. What are you looking forward to owning?
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