On DVD This Week: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Doctor Who, and More

by | April 4, 2016 | Comments

This week on DVD and Blu-ray, we’ve got the hotly anticipated blockbuster sequel to the Star Wars franchise, some noteworthy TV, and a couple of indies. Read on for details.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) 93%

You may have heard a thing or two about this one. Daisy Ridley and John Boyega star in J.J. Abrams’ continuation of the Star Wars franchise, which picks up 30 years after Return of the Jedi and finds some familiar faces and new allies squaring off against another evil empire. Special features include an extensive making-of doc, snippets of a table read, deleted scenes, and inside looks at the creature design, BB8, and the score, plus more.

Get it Here

Doctor Who: Season 9 (2015) 90%

If you were able to resist picking up the fragmented releases of Doctor Who‘s ninth season, good on ya. Now you can grab the whole season in one set, which comes with a prologue, deleted scenes, a Wil Wheaton interview with stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, video from their Comic-Con panel, and more.

Get it Here

Banshee: Season 3 (2015) 100%

Antony Starr and Ivana Milicevic star in Cinemax’s gritty, sexy drama about an ex-con who assumes the role of town sheriff when the real sheriff is killed before anyone meets him. The season three set comes with extras on each of its four discs, including deleted scenes, commentary tracks, and more.

Get it Here

The Expanse: Season 1 (2015) 78%

Thomas Jane and Steven Strait star in this Certified Fresh SyFy original space drama about a detective, a ship captain, and a diplomat who are involved in a mystery involving a missing woman living in the Asteroid Belt. The season one set comes with a trailer and some deleted scenes.

Get it Here

The Hallow (2015) 70%

This horror film centers on a scientist whose study of an Irish forest conjures an assortment of malevolent supernatural beings. Special features include a making-of doc, several behind-the-scenes featurettes, a storyboard gallery, and more.

Get it Here

Tumbledown (2015) 70%

Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall star in this romantic comedy about a journalist and an academic who fall in love when they connect over the journalist’s late husband. Extras include a making-of doc and a featurette on the music in the film.

Get it Here

Tag Cloud

Sci-Fi leaderboard First Reviews posters Anna Paquin nature Pixar Tumblr saw sopranos medical drama South by Southwest Film Festival Marvel Studios reboot VOD king arthur Action richard e. Grant french 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards Pirates video Hallmark Christmas movies serial killer Apple cancelled TV series adenture Warner Bros. Family Rocketman vampires crossover YouTube Premium movies know your critic GLAAD 93rd Oscars werewolf LGBT 2021 Ovation DC Universe TCA Winter 2020 Emmys justice league jamie lee curtis Horror target Marvel Television Indigenous 24 frames game of thrones ITV Crunchyroll WGN HBO Max BET twilight Interview Emmy Nominations Disney streaming service AMC Plus true crime Geeked Week Chilling Adventures of Sabrina The Witch name the review Universal tv talk video on demand Black History Month hispanic heritage month wonder woman TV One BBC America Women's History Month E3 breaking bad Netflix comic renewed TV shows hidden camera remakes venice psycho spider-man summer preview 007 ratings a nightmare on elm street award winner die hard Sundance TV worst movies TLC Best Picture Tokyo Olympics documentary scary australia 2016 E! CW Seed Universal Pictures CMT TNT streamig Trophy Talk free movies cats TCA 2017 USA OneApp BET Awards japanese technology NBA Super Bowl The Arrangement children's TV 2018 Prime Video Academy Awards IMDb TV ViacomCBS concert HBO Go PBS Comics on TV The Walking Dead Exclusive Video witnail 94th Oscars Sony Acorn TV summer TV preview Vudu Pride Month Watching Series 99% Epix Lifetime Christmas movies dc facebook Western halloween tv SXSW SundanceTV Photos Marathons Star Trek telelvision cartoon Pop latino gangster zombies BBC One SXSW 2022 spanish language spy thriller satire History Schedule emmy awards hispanic christmas movies Character Guide blockbusters toy story Avengers OWN X-Men DGA TBS jurassic park mockumentary cancelled television AMC Baby Yoda dexter royal family romantic comedy mission: impossible MSNBC The Walt Disney Company Alien Neflix The Academy asian-american discovery space theme song quibi Awards Tour Funimation south america Opinion Mary poppins Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt directors Binge Guide Mudbound critics SDCC indie stoner Chernobyl crime new york Amazon Studios PaleyFest screen actors guild godzilla TruTV hist Musicals trophy TV renewals slasher GoT VH1 Teen elevated horror psychological thriller HBO Tomatazos cults travel social media crime drama 1990s teaser Discovery Channel scary movies fresh Lionsgate batman revenge Mary Poppins Returns scorecard CBS foreign 2017 Film Festival DirecTV American Society of Cinematographers natural history basketball comics Tags: Comedy ID Premiere Dates CNN nfl dceu green book young adult MTV boxing Red Carpet italian Fantasy 2020 harry potter DC Comics Sundance TV movies Calendar TCM cops Christmas Grammys Reality Competition Esquire rom-coms women singing competition Netflix Christmas movies Shondaland disaster Sneak Peek book adaptation talk show Tubi cars golden globes heist movie obituary thriller TIFF Ghostbusters Superheroes Sundance Now CBS All Access action-comedy PlayStation kids kong dreamworks Wes Anderson summer TV Fargo FOX cancelled TV shows black comedy The CW Awards biopic Martial Arts YouTube Red Disney+ Disney Plus Podcast Comedy Central Best Actress Animation Paramount Plus FX on Hulu superman Heroines Election Mary Tyler Moore mcc Valentine's Day VICE ABC Family Disney Channel rotten movies we love criterion war Comedy streaming suspense Thanksgiving series golden globe awards critic resources all-time Spring TV rotten Turner Focus Features spanish Best Actor Box Office Legendary Broadway universal monsters Logo documentaries See It Skip It screenings NYCC Ellie Kemper MCU The Purge A24 festival Image Comics Disney zombie Fox News 71st Emmy Awards Nickelodeon DC streaming service LGBTQ blaxploitation Nat Geo indiana jones TCA Awards sitcom james bond Pop TV period drama Captain marvel political drama ABC Signature comic book movie Hollywood Foreign Press Association Holiday what to watch ABC 72 Emmy Awards Crackle Britbox spain streaming movies Holidays Year in Review 4/20 docudrama rt labs game show art house robots Masterpiece boxoffice IFC Films YouTube legend dragons laika Shudder YA Pacific Islander Freeform parents Rom-Com Set visit Song of Ice and Fire Nominations Infographic japan films high school Quiz Food Network ghosts lord of the rings Extras Pet Sematary Video Games Disney Plus USA Network reviews Rocky Spectrum Originals docuseries Certified Fresh Sony Pictures festivals pirates of the caribbean Showtime spinoff sag awards new zealand cooking stand-up comedy new star wars movies Kids & Family National Geographic target scene in color obi wan 2019 Trivia halloween FX Writers Guild of America Spike live action comedies BBC Biopics Apple TV Plus marvel comics RT21 politics spider-verse zero dark thirty sequel Comic Book Summer broadcast superhero Amazon Prime Video Instagram Live chucky Endgame WarnerMedia vs. monster movies Turner Classic Movies Walt Disney Pictures unscripted rt archives transformers Paramount Pictures TV Land child's play marvel cinematic universe sequels casting stop motion miniseries Reality fast and furious BAFTA Film Trailer Dark Horse Comics Columbia Pictures best binge blockbuster Tarantino ESPN franchise Lifetime El Rey 21st Century Fox genre supernatural international Music Winners Drama kaiju trailers scene in color Hulu science fiction strong female leads feel good based on movie black Oscar scene in color film series Winter TV Marvel TV Paramount Network animated Television Critics Association hollywood crime thriller Hear Us Out book Mystery sports First Look San Diego Comic-Con Classic Film Fall TV Star Wars romance live event biography Superheroe Star Wars Celebration Hallmark 73rd Emmy Awards Bravo New York Comic Con HFPA Lucasfilm 20th Century Fox canceled Best Director rt labs critics edition President Paramount Arrowverse aapi Stephen King Best and Worst FXX comic books cinemax Polls and Games nbcuniversal 2015 Starz APB TCA Amazon Prime 45 toronto interviews Apple TV+ comiccon archives anthology scene in color series razzies dark cancelled mob king kong Mindy Kaling Amazon deadpool adaptation versus Countdown dramedy classics NBC Elton John movie Oscars anime composers Cosplay olympics television diversity Syfy Rock news A&E comic book movies joker doctor who adventure finale worst 90s Black Mirror Musical police drama GIFs historical drama Native RT History Travel Channel MGM prank Toys Cannes Creative Arts Emmys popular 79th Golden Globes Awards debate Cartoon Network aliens Adult Swim canceled TV shows football independent dogs mutant Comic-Con@Home 2021 IFC Brie Larson Fox Searchlight slashers Country Peacock Television Academy