Big Movies on the Small Screen (2010)
Have you seen some good movies lately? Are you wondering when you will be able to take home some of the best 2010 titles on DVD or Blu-ray?
With the advent of September, the studios are gearing up to release some of their finest offerings (from this and past years), hoping you (the consumer) are beginning to contemplate the upcoming gift-giving season.
Here is a list of blockbusters slated to hit store shelves over the next few months. So if you are gathering present suggestions for back-to-school, Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas or just an end of the year birthday, you might want to keep an eye out for these films:
“These blockbusters are slated to hit store shelves between September and December 2010.”
14 September 2010
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Blu-ray)
Just incase your home library doesn't already include these movies, Warner Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment are releasing them again. This time, they are available for purchase as individual titles. The three LOTR movies made their first Blu-ray début on April 6, 2010 as a boxed set. But avid fans should be warned: neither the Trilogy nor these discs include the extended versions of the films.
21 September 2010
Robin Hood (DVD and Blu-ray)
Russell Crowe plays the charitable thief in this 2010 film version. The script focuses on Robin's early life, and how those experiences turned him into the legendary character who robs the rich to give to the poor.
28 September 2010
Iron Man 2 (DVD and Blu-ray)
Following up on the success of the 2008 movie Iron Man, this super hero sequel also went on to pull in great profits at the box office.
5 October 2010
The Karate Kid (DVD and Blu-ray)
The 2010 remake of the popular 1980s franchise stars Jackie Chan as a martial arts master who mentors a young and bullied youth (Jaden Smith).
Disney's Beauty and the Beast (DVD and Blu-ray)
Originally releasing in theaters in 1991, this Disney classic comes to home video in a Diamond Edition, which offers the animation in either DVD or Blu-ray, and as a Combo Pack.
12 October 2010
How To Train Your Dragon (DVD and Blu-ray)
Just as the main character learns to charms dragons, this animation is sure to delight audiences of all ages.
2 November 2010
Toy Story 3 / Toy Story Trilogy (DVD and Blu-ray)
Offered as either a single movie or as part of the trilogy, this crowd-pleaser will have children young and old taking another look at their playthings. While Toy Story and Toy Story 2 were aimed more at younger tikes, the moments of peril in this script are better recommended for those over eight.
The Sound Of Music (Blu-ray)
This classic musical turns 45 this year, and in celebration this beloved film will release on Blu-ray. It will also be available on DVD and in a DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack.
White Christmas (Blu-ray)
A holiday staple in many homes, this 1954 movie will dazzle in Blu-ray just as the world begins dreaming about a white Christmas.
Disney's A Christmas Carol (3D) (DVD and Blu-ray)
Do you remember Disney's digital 3-D animated version of Charles Dickens' famous tale that released in theaters in 2009? Well, here is your chance to bring home the holiday humor, with actor Jim Carrey providing his voice for Ebenezer Scrooge and for the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as well.
This collector's edition of the technologically stunning sci-fi is also rumored to be making its second début on Blu-ray . This version is said to contain over 45 minutes of footage and deleted scenes that are not included in the version that released on April 22, 2010.