New Blu-ray Releases October 22nd, 2019

Blu-ray movie releases this week include David Crosby: Remember My Name, The Lion King (2019), Scarface (1983), and more. Read our latest DVD and Blu-ray releases blog for our picks.

David Crosby: Remember My Name

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/22/2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 07/19/2019
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: R
Director: A.J. Eaton
Actors: David Crosby, Cameron Crowe, Henry Diltz, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Neil Young

The Lion King

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/22/2019
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 07/19/2019
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Jon Favreau
Actors: Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Beyoncé, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner
Plot: Combining live action and CGI, the re-imagining of the 1994 animated Disney classic follows the story of Simba, son of King Mufasa who goes from carefree cub to exiled ruler after his duplicitous uncle Scar kills his father and uses guilt to drive him out of his rightful kingdom, the Pridelands. Through leading an enjoyable life with the warthog Pumba and meerkat Timon, a chance encounter with childhood friend Nala makes him realize what dire straights his kingdom is in - and he returns to take his rightful place on the throne and return the Pridelands to its former glory.

Scarface

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/15/2019
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/09/1983
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Brian De Palma
Actors: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia, F. Murray Abraham
Plot: An illegal Cuban immigrant greedily takes control of the drug land in Florida, where he faces crime corruption, and police infiltration.

American Gangster

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/15/2019
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/02/2007
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Carla Gugino
Plot: Based on a true story about a gangster who smuggles in drugs in the coffins of dead Vietnam soldiers while a detective tries to track him down.

White Christmas

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/15/2019
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 04/27/1954
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Musical
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Michael Curtiz
Actors: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen, Dean Jagger, Mary Wickes
Plot: Following WWII, two soldiers form a successful song-and-dance team. They meet up with a pair of sisters who form their own team and romance soon follows. They end up at a Vermont Inn where they hope to use their talent to help a former military commander - now the owner of the inn - to save the struggling business.

Crawl

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/15/2019
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 07/12/2019
Language: English
Genre: Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alexandre Aja
Actors: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Ross Anderson, Anson Boon, George Somner, Ami Metcalf
Plot: As a Category 5 hurricane bears down, a young woman attempts to rescue her father only to find herself facing a new threat in the form of alligators.

The Art of Self-Defense

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/15/2019
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 07/12/2019
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Riley Stearns
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots, Steve Terada, Phillip Andre Botello, Leland Orser
Plot: After suffering a random attack on the streets, meek Casey seeks a way to protect himself, leading to a local dojo and the charismatic, mysterious Sensei who runs it.

Stuber

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/15/2019
Overall Rating: 2.2 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 07/12/2019
Language: English
Genre: Action/Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Michael Dowse
Actors: Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Natalie Morales, Karen Gillan, Betty Gilpin, Mira Sorvino
Plot: Stu is just an ordinary Uber driver who is about to experience an extraordinary night when he picks up a grizzled detective and finds himself part of a plan to take down a sadistic terrorist.

Toy Story 4

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/08/2019
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 06/21/2019
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Comedy
MPAA Rating: G
Director: John Lasseter, Josh Cooley
Actors: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Patricia Arquette, Laurie Metcalf, Kristen Schaal
Plot: Woody, Buzz and the rest of the gang embark on a quest to track down Woody's love interest, Bo Peep.

Midsommar

Blu-ray Release Date: 10/08/2019
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 07/03/2019
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ari Aster
Actors: Florence Pugh, Will Poulter, William Jackson Harper, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren, Henrik Norlén
Plot: Following the death of her parents, a young woman reluctantly joins her boyfriend to visit an isolated Swedish village, which is holding a festival that only comes around once every 90 years. But the idyllic setting soon turns towards the sinister.

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