RT on DVD

On DVD This Week: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Ted 2, and More

by | December 14, 2015 | Comments

This week on home video, we’ve got Ethan Hunt’s latest impossible mission, a Seth MacFarlane comedy sequel, the second chapter in a post-apocalyptic franchise, and a failed superhero reboot. Then we’ve also got an understated drama starring Richard Gere, a documentary about a brave young girl, and a few choices from the Criterion Collection. Read on for details:


Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) 93%

Tom Cruise and relative newcomer Rebecca Ferguson star in this widely acclaimed thriller, in which the IMF is on the run from both the government and a shadowy band of bad guys. Special features include a chronicle of the film’s development, a look at Tom Cruise’s involvement, character profiles, and more.

Get it Here


Time Out Of Mind (2015) 80%

Richard Gere and Jena Malone star in this Certified Fresh drama about a day in the life of a homeless man in Manhattan. No info on bonus features is available.

Get it Here


He Named Me Malala (2015) 72%

This documentary chronicles the story of  education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded in a Taliban attack in Pakistan. Bonus feature information isn’t available at this time, and it’s only available on DVD.

Get it Here


Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) 47%

The second installment of the dystopian sci-fi series finds Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his gang attempting to survive a barren landscape while on the run from an evil organization and deadly zombies. Extras include several featurettes on the story, characters, and visual effects (including a visual effects reel), as well as deleted scenes, a gag reel, and more.

Get it Here


Ted 2 (2015) 45%

In this follow-up to Seth MacFarlane’s hit 2012 comedy, Ted (voiced by MacFarlane) is married and wants to adopt a baby, but encounters trouble when the government declares he is property and has no legal standing. Special features include an extended look at the movie’s Comic-Con scenes, a gag reel, deleted scenes, and more.

Get it Here


Fantastic Four (2015) 9%

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, and Jamie Bell star as the titular heroes, whose physical capabilities are enhanced when they teleport to an alternate dimension. Will they be able to stop a former friend who went through the same experience, but emerged with a vendetta? Extras include a profile of the team’s powers, a look at the creation of Planet Zero, concept art, and more.

Get it Here


The Lady Vanishes (1938) 98%

– Classic Hitchcock Collection

The first of three choices from the Criterion Collection this week is a set of four Alfred Hitchcock thrillers: The Man Who Knew Too Much, The Lady Vanishes, The 39 Steps, and Foreign Correspondent. Each film comes with its own set of bonus features.

Get it Here


A Hard Day's Night (1964) 98%

– “The Rock Box” Set

Next, we have Criterion’s tribute to phenomenal music films, including the Beatles’ feature debut A Hard Day’s Night, the concert film Monterey Pop, the Rolling Stones’s controversial Altamont Speedway show in Gimme Shelter, and The Who in Quadrophenia. As with the Hitchcock set, each film comes with its own special features.

Get it Here


Burroughs: The Movie (1984) 91%

And finally, we have Howard Brookner’s intimate portrait of William S. Burroughs, filmed over the course of five years back in 1983 but only discovered in 2011. Extras include a new interview with Brookner, rare outtakes, a 30-minute experimental edit of the film from 1981, and more.

Get it Here

 

  • Vits/Vicente Torres

    MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5 – 8/10; MAZE RUNNER 2 – 5/10; TED 2 & THE LADY VANISHES – 6/10; FANT4STIC – 3/10

    I’ll watch A HARD DAY’S NIGHT.

Tag Cloud

Western spy thriller doctor who E3 free movies Anna Paquin First Look Film Festival NYCC WarnerMedia singing competition blaxploitation ITV Logo Shondaland 45 indiana jones adaptation boxoffice GLAAD TCA BBC nature Pop Writers Guild of America American Society of Cinematographers zombie ratings Paramount cancelled TV shows cults fast and furious Best and Worst Interview SundanceTV Certified Fresh Mindy Kaling Family 2019 DGA science fiction foreign YouTube Red reboot Song of Ice and Fire A&E CMT television MTV SXSW Trailer Holiday Photos dc HBO Go Tumblr Sundance TV independent anime series Elton John The CW finale teaser Trophy Talk Travel Channel Sundance Cannes crime First Reviews vampires game of thrones Turner Classic Movies dragons justice league Women's History Month Hallmark crossover Cartoon Network rotten movies we love composers MSNBC name the review Food Network Fall TV adventure docudrama toronto History politics Watching Series Comic Book romance elevated horror cats Netflix FXX Ovation breaking bad venice dramedy Lucasfilm DC streaming service Podcast animated Columbia Pictures versus PlayStation Awards Epix mutant tv talk award winner HBO Max CBS All Access Red Carpet festival TLC Nominations transformers MCU child's play comics Turner USA talk show laika Sci-Fi romantic comedy Film Infographic football kids Marvel chucky Discovery Channel psycho Sneak Peek stop motion Comedy Central Heroines dceu renewed TV shows disaster films BET Awards dark nfl RT History Toys Animation hist Sony Pictures Amazon Studios FX Amazon harry potter Black Mirror binge Superheroes Super Bowl Masterpiece Emmys The Purge Dark Horse Comics Ellie Kemper CW Seed movies YA PaleyFest stand-up comedy Awards Tour Musicals Universal Spring TV AMC crime drama cartoon Reality Competition sitcom Nat Geo zero dark thirty Mary Poppins Returns Disney Plus A24 Reality book 2016 police drama children's TV LGBTQ 2018 24 frames natural history Marvel Studios remakes APB sequels 20th Century Fox comic slashers indie Music Crackle festivals comedies diversity biography Mudbound OWN Fox News Paramount Network golden globes criterion Rocky Vudu critics Fantasy discovery historical drama hispanic DC Universe parents south america See It Skip It Bravo Black History Month Apple cinemax ABC halloween sag awards stoner Holidays nbcuniversal directors green book Country Pop TV screen actors guild 72 Emmy Awards Spike Rock President Amazon Prime Video Video Games Acorn TV USA Network National Geographic zombies christmas movies latino worst movies Apple TV+ psychological thriller Baby Yoda TV renewals true crime comiccon classics 4/20 YouTube twilight New York Comic Con Character Guide concert supernatural TV Land PBS SDCC Winter TV Chernobyl Stephen King reviews Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Lionsgate Spectrum Originals Hear Us Out cancelled Adult Swim space Captain marvel sports TV quibi 2017 mission: impossible technology documentary spain aliens TNT Valentine's Day CNN El Rey HBO TCM BET LGBT Premiere Dates cooking Lifetime cancelled television Tubi Disney streaming service spanish language game show X-Men Tomatazos mockumentary Grammys Creative Arts Emmys Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Polls and Games witnail Countdown revenge Extras ESPN Superheroe GIFs based on movie TCA 2017 Peacock satire Nickelodeon Warner Bros. Rom-Com worst Mary Tyler Moore scorecard Pixar Crunchyroll Esquire video on demand CBS Avengers TCA Awards Pirates Sundance Now Brie Larson Endgame The Arrangement streaming Emmy Nominations Ghostbusters Martial Arts Syfy asian-american jamie lee curtis video WGN superhero Schedule Election Year in Review Pride Month Comics on TV TIFF batman strong female leads Calendar Disney Channel die hard joker FOX Kids & Family Freeform BBC One Drama Tarantino FX on Hulu spinoff Comedy dogs ABC Family Showtime franchise crime thriller screenings Hulu TCA Winter 2020 Musical canceled war Trivia sequel YouTube Premium richard e. Grant Mary poppins werewolf unscripted IFC Films DirecTV Set visit Disney+ Disney Plus cancelled TV series emmy awards spider-man obituary OneApp universal monsters all-time 007 rotten Marvel Television Walt Disney Pictures Biopics 2020 facebook Hallmark Christmas movies E! hollywood TruTV scary movies Box Office Disney what to watch news toy story NBC blockbuster The Witch Mystery travel cops Netflix Christmas movies Winners movie Britbox RT21 Oscars Television Academy Academy Awards Pet Sematary San Diego Comic-Con Television Critics Association Action Rocketman The Walking Dead Amazon Prime Quiz political drama Funimation 21st Century Fox social media best Starz Classic Film VOD Shudder ghosts BAFTA VICE Christmas medical drama Opinion Marathons GoT TBS Horror 71st Emmy Awards Star Wars robots miniseries a nightmare on elm street BBC America thriller cars anthology Lifetime Christmas movies Apple TV Plus IFC Arrowverse Binge Guide Cosplay Thanksgiving canceled TV shows serial killer documentaries DC Comics theme song casting Teen 2015 period drama Star Trek VH1 Summer