New Blu-ray Releases August 13th, 2019

Blu-ray movie releases this week include Shadow ( Ying ), All is True, Unplanned, and more. Read our latest DVD and Blu-ray releases blog for our picks.

Shadow ( Ying )

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/13/2019
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/03/2019
Language: Mandarin
Genre: Action/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Yimou Zhang
Actors: Chao Deng, Li Sun, Ryan Zheng, Qianyuan Wang, Jingchun Wang, Jun Hu
Plot: During the Three Kingdoms era, an exiled king, violent and ambitious, seeks to reclaim his throne; his visionary general - who makes plans in secret; the women of the palace, who seek redemption in a world that rejects them and a simple commoner known as "Lord of the World" - all people who will shape this story, and history itself.

All is True

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/13/2019
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/10/2019
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Actors: Kenneth Branagh, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Kathryn Wilder, Lolita Chakrabarti, Jack Colgrave Hirst
Plot: In the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare, the retired author deals with a variety of issues with his wife Anne Hathaway at his side, including the death of his son, Hamnet and the destruction of the beloved Globe Theater by a fire.

Unplanned

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/13/2019
Overall Rating: 2.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 03/29/2019
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon
Actors: Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan, Robia Scott, Jared Lotz, Emma Elle Roberts, Robin DeMarco
Plot: Once one of the youngest directors of Planned Parenthood and an outspoken advocate for the organization, including being involved in over 22,000 abortions, Abby Johnson seemed unshaken in her dedication to the cause until one moment changed everything - and changed her life forever.

Tolkien

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/06/2019
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/10/2019
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Dome Karukoski
Actors: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Genevieve O'Reilly, Derek Jacobi, Pam Ferris, Craig Roberts
Plot: Explores the formative years of J.R.R. Tolkien, an orphaned author who finds kindred spirits in a group of outcasts at his school. During this friendship, WWI threatens to tear this fellowship apart - and serves as inspiration for what will become the fantasy masterpiece of his Middle-Earth saga.

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/06/2019
Overall Rating: 2.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/10/2019
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Family
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Rob Letterman
Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Kathryn Newton, Rita Ora, Suki Waterhouse, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe
Plot: The world of Pokémon is usually based on people capturing and battling each other for supremacy, but one Pokémon wants to stand out from the crowd, to be something more... to be a detective. Luckily for him, he comes across the only human who can understand him, and teams up to improve both their lots in life.

Donnybrook

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/06/2019
Overall Rating: 2.2 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 02/15/2019
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tim Sutton
Actors: Margaret Qualley, Jamie Bell, Frank Grillo, James Badge Dale, Chris Browning, Adam Bartley
Plot: Follows a pair of men as they prepare for a renowned bare-knuckles fight tournament where the winner takes home $100,000.

Poms

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/06/2019
Overall Rating: 2.1 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/10/2019
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Zara Hayes
Actors: Diane Keaton, Pam Grier, Charlie Tahan, Jacki Weaver, Rhea Perlman, Bruce McGill
Plot: You're never too old to "bring it" as a group of women in a retirement community are about to prove when they form a cheer leading squad.

The Curse of La Llorona

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/06/2019
Overall Rating: 2.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 04/19/2019
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Michael Chaves
Actors: Linda Cardellini, Patricia Velasquez, Raymond Cruz, Sean Patrick Thomas, Madeleine McGraw, John Marshall Jones
Plot: A social worker assigned to a case ignores the warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment. It soon becomes apparent how serious that warning was, as her family begins to experience supernatural phenomena attached to a malevolent spirit known as La Llorona. In order to escape the wrath of the entity, she will turn to a disillusioned priest who practices in his own style between the fringes of religion and mysticism.

How Long Will I Love U ( Chao shi kong tong ju )

Blu-ray Release Date: 08/06/2019
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/25/2018
Language: Mandarin
Genre: Romance
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Su Lun
Actors: Jiayin Lei, Liya Tong, Zheng Xu

Long Shot

Blu-ray Release Date: 07/30/2019
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/03/2019
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jonathan Levine
Actors: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, Alexander Skarsgård, Andy Serkis, Randall Park, O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Plot: Fred Flarsky is a talented journalist and all-around free spirit who finds himself caught up in a whirlwind relationship with one of the most influential woman in the world, Charlotte Field, his one-time babysitter and unrequited crush. Now running for president, Field hires him as her speechwriter, but his endearing charm soon leads to something more - but the more the sparks fly, the more dangerous things get.

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