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) 94%

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ted 2 (2015) 44%

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Burroughs: The Movie (1984) 92%

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.

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  • Vits/Vicente Torres


    I’ll watch A HARD DAY’S NIGHT.

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