RT on DVD

On DVD This Week: Spy, Entourage, Outlander, And More

by | September 28, 2015 | Comments

This week on home video, we’ve got a hit action comedy starring Melissa McCarthy, a big screen adaptation of a popular HBO series, and a couple of worthy indie films, as well as a pair of new releases from the Criterion Collection. Then on TV, we’ve also got the second volume of an acclaimed series’ first season. Read on for the full list:


Spy (2015) 95%

When an arms dealer identifies several of the CIA’s top field agents, desk-bound analyst Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) gets her chance to go undercover in Paris. But during the course of her mission, Cooper must endure a string of indignities, from an unflattering cover story to a borderline-psychotic fellow agent (Jason Statham) who questions her competence at every turn. No details are available on its special features.

Get it Here


Entourage (2015) 33%

Based on the hit HBO series of the same name, Entourage catches up with Vince, E, Turtle, Drama, and Ari, who now runs his own studio. Vince agrees to star in Ari’s next film, but only if he’s allowed to direct it, too, and soon, the production spirals out of control. Bonus features include a making-of doc of the film within the film, interviews with the cast, deleted scenes, and more.

Get it Here


Cop Car (2015) 80%

Kevin Bacon and Shea Whigham star in this Certified Fresh thriller about a pair of teenagers who face dire consequences after taking a police car for a joyride. A making-of doc is included.

Get it Here


The Connection (2015) 79%

Jean Dujardin stars in this crime procedural, inspired by the 1970s “French Connection” drug smuggling scheme, about a French judge looking to bust a drug kingpin. Extras include a making-of featurette and deleted scenes.

Get it Here


Outlander: Season 1 (2014) 91%

After a brief hiatus, the acclaimed Starz fantasy adventure series came back in April to finish off its first season. Volume two of the show, which centers on a WWII nurse who is mysteriously transported back in time to 18th century Scotland, is available this week in a regular Blu-ray or a Collector’s Edition, which includes a wealth of goodies like an extended episode, a table read, pocasts, and more.

Get it Here


A Room With a View (1985) 100%

E.M. Forster’s novel comes alive in this Merchant Ivory Production — the first of their Forster adaptations —  starring Helena Bonham-Carter as a young English woman who struggles to choose between her betrothed (Daniel Day-Lewis) and a free-spirited man she meets while on holiday in Italy. The Criterion Collection is releasing a new edition of the film featuring new interviews with cast and crew and a news segment about Merchant Ivory.

Get it Here


The Honeymoon Killers (1970) 95%

The second offering from Criterion is Leonard Kastle’s 1969 crime docudrama, which focuses on the true story of an overweight woman (Shirley Stoler) who falls in love with an Italian con man (Tony Lo Bianco) and becomes complicit in his crimes. Bonus features include a 2003 interview with Kastle, a video essay, and more.

Get it Here

 

  • Vits/Vicente Torres

    SPY – 4/10; ENTOURAGE – 6/10

    Was THE CONNECTION inspired by THE FRENCH CONNECTION or is it a direct remake? If it’s the latter, I’ll watch it.

Tag Cloud

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