Now Available to Own: Get Hard, While We’re Young, and More

Brace your bank accounts, it’s time to see what’s Now Available to Own for the week of June 30, 2015. Every Tuesday we run down new movie, television, and video game releases that you can enjoy in the comfort of your own home, as well as some slick deals that can save you some coin. New on shelves this week are Get Hard, While We’re Young, The Gunman, and more.

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Movies on Blu-ray

Get Hard (Etan Cohen) Rated R [100 min] – When millionaire James King is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars. Starring Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, and T.I.

I expected the worst, but walked away mildly enjoying the antics between Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart. There are good intentions, but it’s hard not to look past its racist tendencies. The duo work well together, but for 100 min, Get Hard feels a lot longer than the substance the film provides. RENT IT!

Special features include:

  • Unrated Cut of the Film
  • Just Put Your Lips Together and Blow
  • Get Hard Line-O-Ramas
  • The Kevin Hart Workout
  • Face Off with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart
  • Ferrell Fighting
  • A Date with John Mayer
  • Twerking 101
  • Will Ferrell, Gangsta
  • Inmates: Out of Control
  • Bikers, Babes and Big Bangs
  • Gag Reel
  • Deleted Scenes

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (David Zellner) Unrated [105 min] – A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo (1996) on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money. Starring Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Katsube, Shirley Venard, and David Zellner

When I saw the film in theaters I had a hard time concentrating on the film because a bunch of old people wouldn’t shut their yaps throughout. From what I could keep my attention on, Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter is a very sweet and hilariously dark comedy filled with existentialism. Kikuchi’s performance is captivating and poignant, while the rest of the cast demonstrate a perfect balance. Team Bunzo! RENT IT!

  • Audio commentary with the Zellner Brothers and producer Chris Ohlson
  • Deleted and alternate scenes

While We’re Young (Noah Baumbach) Rated R [97 min] – A middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives. Starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried

If you’re like me and despise hipster culture, While We’re Young may be difficult to stomach. But all the while the movie allows for a handful of good laughs at their expense. Baumbach attempts for a real calculating story that delivers a punch in the face the viewer and the characters may not see coming. Look at all of his work, I may have enjoyed While We’re Young the most, but still not my kind of film. It may float your boat though. RENT IT!

Special features include:

  • Six Behind-the-Scenes Vignettes:
    • “The Cast”
    • “Working with Filmmaker Noah Baumbach”
    • “Generation Tech”
    • “Working with Charles Grodin”
    • “Ayahuasca Ceremony”
    • “Hip-Hop Class”

Last Knights (Kazuaki Kiriya) Rated R [115 min] – A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master. Starring Clive Owen, Morgan Freeman, and Aksel Hennie

For what it’s worth, Last Knight could have been a lot worse. Overly convoluted and plagued with uninteresting characters, Kazuaki Kiriya presents a very bland piece of cinema. Sadly not even the cast can keep the ship afloat. Morgan Freeman’s strange beard thing may be the most interesting thing about the whole movie. SKIP IT!

Special features include:

  •  “Behind the Scenes of Last Knights” featurette
  • “A Look at the Special Effects of Last Knights” featurette
  • Cast and Crew Interviews

The Gunman (Pierre Morel) Rated R [115 min] – A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier’s successful kill shot forces him into hiding. Returning to the Congo years later, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself. Starring Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, and Javier Bardem

I did not get the chance to see this film in theaters or via a screener. I have not heard any good things about the film either.

No special features included

Blu-Ray Deals and Steals

  •  Spirited Away – $19.98
  • It Follows [Pre-order] – $14.84
  • Slow West [Pre-order] – $14.99
  • Penny Dreadful (Season 1) – $17.99
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past – $9.99
  • Cowboy Bebop: The Movie – $6.99
  • My Neighbor Totoro – $17.28
  • Maggie [Pre-order] – $12.99
  • 12 Years a Slave – $9.99
  • Ex-Machina [Pre-order] – $16.99
  • The Fault in Our Stars – $9.99
  • Mad Men (Season 6) – $10.43
  • Ender’s Game – $7.88
  • Home Alone Collection – $12.96

All prices from Amazon.com. Best Buy, Frys, and Target all price match online prices.

What will you be taking home this week? Tell us in the comments section below!


All plot synopses come courtesy of IMDb.com

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