New Blu-ray Releases January 1st, 2019

Blu-ray movie releases this week include A.X.L., White Boy Rick, Marwencol, and more. Read our latest DVD and Blu-ray releases blog for our picks.

A.X.L.

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/01/2019
Overall Rating: 2.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 08/24/2018
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Oliver Daly
Actors: Becky G., Alex Neustaedter, Eric Etebari, Dorian Kingi, Alex MacNicoll, Niko Guardado
Plot: A teen boy finds his life altered forever when he comes across cutting-edge military technology in the form of a mechanized dog.

White Boy Rick

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/25/2018
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/14/2018
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Yann Demange
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eddie Marsan, Rory Cochrane, Piper Laurie, Bruce Dern
Plot: In the 1980s, teenager Richard Wershe Jr. became an undercover informant for the FBI, but instead of ending in accolades, it ended with him serving a life-sentence in prison for drug trafficking.

Marwencol

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/08/2010
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jeff Malmberg
Actors: Mark Hogancamp
Plot: A man is attacked and suffers brain damage. While he recovers, he builds his own 1/16 scale world in his backyard he names Marwencol that helps him deal with his situation.

A Simple Favor

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/14/2018
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Paul Feig
Actors: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Joshua Satine, Jean Smart, Rupert Friend
Plot: A mother and budding vlogger, Stephanie finds herself in the middle of an intriguing and dangerous mystery when she attempts to figure out what happened to her friend, Emily, who suddenly goes missing from their small town.

Venom

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/05/2018
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Actors: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate, Riz Ahmed, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Lee
Plot: A driven reporter on a crusade investigates the actions of the Life Foundation thanks to information from a whistleblower, But his investigation puts him in direct contact with an alien symbiote, one that transforms him into the deadly Venom. Soon his is taking much more direct action against the villainous company even as he tries to keep his sanity.

Fahrenheit 11/9

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/21/2018
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Michael Moore
Actors: Michael Moore, Donald J. Trump, David Hogg, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Plot: Michael Moore explores the two most important questions of the Trump Era - How the hell did we get here? And how the hell do we get out?

The House with a Clock in its Walls

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/21/2018
Language: Dutch
Genre: Fantasy/Horror
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Eli Roth
Actors: Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Jack Black, Kyle MacLachlan, Colleen Camp, Vanessa Williams
Plot: After the death of his parents, the young Lewis Barnavelt is sent to live with his uncle in Michigan. But he soon finds this new life will be anything but boring when he discovers his uncle is also a powerful warlock. Introduces to the world of sorcery and magic, it seems life has finally given him a winning hand. That is, until, he learns his uncle's home is holds a powerful dark artifact - a clock counting down to the end of the world. The dark warlock, Isaac Izard, built it before his own death - and now his widow, Selena seeks it out to complete her husband's dark work.

Assassination Nation

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/21/2018
Language: English
Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sam Levinson
Actors: Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse, Abra, Colman Domingo, Bill SkarsgŚrd
Plot: The town of Salem is overwhelmingly typical, including a group of young women obsessed with social media, selfies and the like. But when an anonymous source starts posting personal information online, it unleashes hell as the town descends into chaos and anarchy.

The Predator

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/14/2018
Language: English
Genre: Action/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Shane Black
Actors: Olivia Munn, Boyd Holbrook, Yvonne Strahovski, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Sterling K. Brown
Plot: A young boy inadvertently calls the universe's most deadly hunters back to Earth. The Predator's are now upgraded, having harvested more DNA from the species they have conquered. Mankind has eluded them, but they are stronger, faster and deadlier than ever and only a ragtag group of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent destruction.

Colette

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/11/2018
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/21/2018
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Wash Westmoreland
Actors: Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Eleanor Tomlinson, Fiona Shaw, Ray Panthaki, Aiysha Hart
Plot: Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette marries Parisian writer "Willy" moving from her rural French home to the heart of intellectual and cultural spledor: Paris. When Willy convinces her to ghostright for him, she comes up with Colette, a semi-autobiographical tale, which becomes a best-seller and sensation. She pens additional novels about Claudine, but makes her mark moreso when she fights for artistic rights over her creation, sparking a change that has lasting effects on gender conformity.

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