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 14, 2015, A Most Violent Year, Unbroken, Life Partners, 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: This epic drama follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini who, along with two other crewmen, survived on a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII – only to be caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Special features includes:
- Inside Unbroken: Fifty Years in the Making
- Inside Unbroken: The Fight of a Storyteller – Director Angelina Jolie
- Inside Unbroken: The Hardiest Generation
- The Real Louis Zamperini
- Cast and Crew Concert Featuring Miyavi
- Prison Camp Theater: Cinderella
- Louis’ Path to Forgiveness
Directed by Angelina Jolie, Unbroken stars Jack O’Connell, Garrett Hedlund, Jai Courtney, Domhnall Gleeson, Alex Russell, and Finn Wittrock. This release arrives on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD on March 24, 2015
Synopsis: A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.
Special features includes:
- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director J.C. Chandor and Producers Neal Dodson and Anna Gerb
- “Behind the Violence” featurette
- “A Conversation with Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac” featurette
- “The Contagious Nature of Violence: The Origins of A Most Violent Year” featurette
- Deleted Scenes
- “Inner City Crew” Outtakes
- “We Can Cure Violence” Public Service Announcement
Directed by J.C. Chandor, A Most Violent Year stars Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, and Albert Brooks. This release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on April 7, 2015.
Synopsis: At 29, the most long-term relationship Sasha and Paige have ever been in is with each other, using their co-dependent friendship as an excuse not to venture out into the dating world alone. But when Paige meets nerdy Tim and starts to get serious for the first time, the nature of their friendship begins to shift. Fearing she’s being cast aside, Sasha tries to keep their relationship the same, but does growing up also mean growing apart?
- Behind The Scenes: Cast and Characters
- Behind The Scenes: Costume Design
- AXS TV: A Look At Life Partners
Directed by Susanna Fogel, Life Partners stars Leighton Meester, Gillian Jacobs, Adam Brody, and Beth Dover. This release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 3, 2015.
Synosps: Nick Wild is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a sadistic thug beats his friend, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes…and this time, it’s all or nothing.
- “Original Sin: Las Vegas and the Characters of Wild Card” featurette
- “Script Vignette” featurette
- Audio Commentary with Director Simon West
Directed by Simon West, Wild Card stars Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, and Dominik García-Lorido. This release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 21, 2015.
Synopsis: After breaking out of prison, Brendan Lynch, Australia’s most notorious criminal, enlists 19-year-old JR to accompany him and his crew on a gold heist that promises to deliver millions. However, as things start to go wrong, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.
- “Partners in Crime: The Making of Son of a Gun” featurette
- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Julius Avery
Directed by Julius Avery, Son of a Gun stars Ewan McGregor, Brenton Thwaites, Alicia Vikander, Jacek Koman, Matt Nable, Tom Budge, and Nash Edgerton. This release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 17, 2015.
Synopsis: Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes, and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, she finds herself caught in the crossfire between Julian’s mercenaries and a cop (Jane) who is hell-bent on shutting down VICE, and stopping the violence once and for all.
Special features have yet to be announced.
Directed by Brian A. Miller, Vice stars Thomas Jane, Bruce Willis, Ambyr Childers, Johnathon Schaech, Bryan Greenberg, and Colin Egglesfield. This release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 17, 2015.
Synopsis: Following directly on from the brutal events in the doomed apartment building, TV reporter Ángela is rescued and taken to an oil tanker to undergo examination. But unfortunately for the soldiers on board, Angela is carrying the seed of the mysterious demonic virus that turns its victims into mindless, bloodthirsty monsters. It’s only a matter of time before all hell breaks loose and the carnage begins again…
- The Making of [REC] Apocalypse
Directed by Jaume Balagueró, [REC] 4: Apocalypse stars Javier Botet, Manuela Velasco, and Paco Manzanedo. This release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 2, 2015.
And that’s it for this week. What are you looking forward to owning?
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