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My Little Pony / Transformers II Continues IDW's Wild Crossover of Beloved Hasbro Brands

Rekindle the magic of the Pony and Autobot friendship with an all-new comic book miniseries debuting in April.
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Press release: By popular demand, IDW once again welcomes fans of all ages to the most imaginative comic book mashup of Hasbro creations ever with My Little Pony / Transformers II, a four-part monthly miniseries launching in April! While using a modified Spacebridge to bring magic to Cybertron, the Decepticons end up unleashing a more powerful evil from Equestria than they ever could’ve imagined. Two worlds collide in the return of this hit crossover concept, with a first issue by writers James Asmus and Sam Maggs, and artists Jack Lawrence and Casey W. Coller! “I can't wait to jump back

Warner Archive Collection Announces February Blu-ray Releases

See what they have in store.
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In February, the Warner Archive Collection will be releasing seven film that have been given new HD masters. They are Jack Conway's A Tale of Two Cities, Elia Kazan's Baby Doll, Woody Van Dyke's San Francisco, Allan Moyle's Pump up the Volume, George Sidney's Show Boat, Michael Curtiz's My Dream Is Yours and Roy Del Ruth's On Moonlight Bay. Read on to learn more about them. A TALE OF TWO CITIES (1935) - Available 2/9 NEW 2020 1080p HD master! Run Time: 126:00 Subtitles: English SDH Audio Specs: DTS HD-Master Audio 2.0 - English, MONO - English Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1

Criterion Announces April 2021 Releases

Something old, something new.
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In April, there will be five releases from The Criterion Collection. The new additions are Frank Borzage's History Is Made at Night, Bong Joon Ho's Memories of Murder, and Olivier Assayas's Irma Vep. Getting high-def upgrades are Anthony Mann's The Furies and Jean-Luc Godard's Masculin féminin. Read on to learn more about them. History Is Made at Night (#685) out Apr 13 Suffused with intoxicating romanticism, History Is Made at Night is a sublime paean to love from Frank Borzage, classic Hollywood’s supreme poet of carnal and spiritual desire. On the run through Europe from her wealthy, cruelly possessive husband,

Rick and Morty: Seasons 1-4 - Bring Home The Antics on Blu-ray & DVD March 2

Get ready to binge on one of cables #1 watched comedies - and follow the misadventures of America’s favorite crazy scientist and his grandchildren with this outrageous boxed set.
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Press release: Wubba-lubba-dub-dub! From creators Justin Roiland (“Adventure Time”) and Dan Harmon (“Community”), go on an intergalactic journey across the multi-verse with the release of Rick and Morty: Seasons 1-4 boxed set from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on March 2, 2021. Get ready to binge on one of cables #1 watched comedies - and follow the misadventures of America’s favorite crazy scientist and his grandchildren with this outrageous boxed set which includes all 41 episodes from the first four seasons of the award-winning series, along with copious special features, including audio commentary, deleted scenes, “Inside the Episode” segments, numerous featurettes,

IDW Announces Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 Director's Cut

A behind-the-scenes look at 2020's smash comic book hit.
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Press release: The debut issue of the epic TMNT miniseries, The Last Ronin, has taken comic fandom by storm as one of the biggest events of 2020 with more than 180,000 copies in print! Now, IDW welcomes hardcore fans to a special behind-the-scenes look at the creation of this instant classic with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 Director’s Cut, due to hit stores in March 2021. Featuring never-before seen layouts from Kevin Eastman, story notes that date back decades, character designs, script pages, and much more, the Director’s Cut delves deep into the lore of The Last

IDW Unveils Summer 2021 Middle-Grade and YA Graphic Novels

Scientific pioneers, cute animals, surfing techniques, and spooky entities feature in original tales for young readers.
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Press release: - IDW and imprint Top Shelf Productions have unveiled their Summer 2021 lineup of middle-grade and YA graphic novels. Here’s a look at their spectacular line-up for next year: Better Place, by debut author Duane Murray and Shawn Daley (Samurai Grandpa), tells the story of Dylan, a young boy in a new neighborhood whose best (and only) friend is his grandad. Together, with the power of imagination, they entertain themselves as Red Rocket and Kid Cosmo, saving the world daily from evil. But when Dylan learns that his grandad is suddenly gone to “a better place”, the sidekick

Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books Sheds Light on the Struggles and Triumphs of Black Pioneers

A new, meticulously-researched hardcover from IDW imprint Yoe Books presents the life stories and rare masterpieces of the Black artists who shaped the industry.
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Press release: During the formative years of the comic book industry, talented Black artists worked behind-the-scenes to create thrilling tales of superheroes, horror, and romance. Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books, a new hardcover book by comics historian Ken Quattro, is a riveting exploration of this little-known history, published by Yoe Books, an IDW imprint, and debuting today. Using primary source material from World War II-era Black newspapers and magazines, this compelling book profiles pioneers like E.C. Stoner, a renowned fine artist of the Harlem Renaissance and the first Black artist to draw comic books; Owen Middleton,

Criterion Announces March 2021 Releases

Prepare to spring for these movies.
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The Criterion Collection marches into March with five releases. The new addition are Jacques Rivette's Céline and Julie Go Boating, Mike Leigh's Secrets & Lies, Albert Brooks' Defending Your Life, and the seven-disc set World of Wong Kar Wai. Getting a high-def upgrade is Djibril Diop Mambéty's Touki bouki. Read on to learn more about them. Touki bouki (#685) out Mar 9 With a stunning mix of the surreal and the naturalistic, Djibril Diop Mambéty paints a fractured portrait of the disenchantment of postindependence Senegal in the early 1970s. In this picaresque fantasy-drama, the disaffected young lovers Anta and Mory,

Five John Hughes Favorites Arrive in One Must-Own Blu-ray Collection February 23

The set includes Pretty in Pink; Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; as well as the Blu-ray debuts of She’s Having a Baby and Some Kind of Wonderful.
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Press release: Five essential John Hughes classics arrive in one fantastic Blu-ray Collection on February 23, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment. The JOHN HUGHES 5-MOVIE COLLECTION includes the beloved favorites Pretty In Pink, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, as well as the Blu-ray debuts of She’s Having a Baby and Some Kind of Wonderful. The Collection also includes access to a digital copy of each film. Originally released on February 28, 1986, Pretty In Pink celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2021. Produced and written by John Hughes and directed by Howard Deutch, the film stars Molly Ringwald

IDW Previews Five Glorious Pages of Wild West Weirdness from 'Chained to the Grave' Comic Book Series

An original tale of intrigue, murder, and magic for mature audiences debuts in February.
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Press release: From the creative team of co-writers Brian Level (Darth Vader, Thanos, Deadpool) and Andy Eschenbach (Heavy Metal Magazine, Red Shoes) and artist Kate Sherron (Invader Zim, The Amazing World of Gumball) comes Chained to the Grave, a five-issue comic book series of Old West action -- with a wholly unique visual style and supernatural weirdness aplenty! In anticipation of February’s #1 issue launch, IDW is proud to debut the opening scene of this mature-themed miniseries for all the world to enjoy. Outlaw Roy Mason has come back from the dead, chained to the headstone that marked his grave.

Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures Brings a Rich New Era of the Jedi Knights to Comic Books

Beginning in February, IDW invites readers of all ages to experience original characters and new threats from a galaxy far, far away.
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Press release: In its first contribution to Lucasfilm’s bold Star Wars: The High Republic publishing campaign spanning comics and prose, IDW announces today the February 3rd, 2021 launch of Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures, an ongoing comic book series set 200 years before the live action film continuity. Writer Daniel José Older, bestselling author of Star Wars: Last Shot, joins artist Harvey Tolibao and colorist Rebecca Nalty for a tale of the Republic’s glory days that -- while aimed at middle grade readers -- provides a unique perspective to pivotal moments in the Star Wars timeline that fans of

'Batman: Soul of the Dragon' Coming to Digital 1/12/21 & 4K/Blu-ray 1/26/21

The Dark Knight goes back to the 1970s for a supernatural-laden martial arts extravaganza.
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Press release: Renowned animation producer Bruce Timm takes the Dark Knight back to the 1970s for a supernatural-laden martial arts extravaganza in Batman: Soul Of The Dragon, the next entry in the popular series of the DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length animated film will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting January 12, 2021, and on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray on January 26, 2021. The film is rated R for some violence. Batman: Soul Of The Dragon will be available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo

Criterion Announces February 2021 Releases

No matter what the groundhog sees, we get to see five new additions to the Collection.
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The Criterion Collection will be presenting five new additions to their roster in February. The quintet are Alan J. Pakula's The Parallax View; Ousmane Sembène’s Mandabi; two by Ramin Bahrani: Man Push Cart and Chop Shop; and Joyce Chopra's Smooth Talk. Read on to learn more about them. The Parallax View (#1064) out Feb 9 Perhaps no director tapped into the pervasive sense of dread and mistrust that defined the 1970s more effectively than Alan J. Pakula, who, in the second installment of his celebrated Paranoia Trilogy, offers a chilling vision of America in the wake of the assassinations of

MLB Celebrates the Pinnacle of an Unprecedented Season with the Release of 'The 2020 World Series'

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully narrates the official World Series documentary that chronicles the first Dodgers championship since 1988.
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Press release: Like so many events, the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically reshaped how this MLB season looked and felt. After navigating unprecedented challenges, playing a restructured regular season, a new postseason format and the first neutral site World Series in modern history, the historic 2020 season culminated in an unforgettable Fall Classic and with the Los Angeles Dodgers being crowned champions for the first time in since 1988. Dodgers fans can rejoice and relive all the excitement, drama, and life-changing moments of the 2020 World Series against the American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays, in the official 2020 World Series film

Lovecraft Country: The Complete First Season Available on Blu-ray and DVD on February 16, 2021

An entertaining and thought-provoking series with a unique story and important themes.” - Rosemary Markson, WBHE Senior Vice President, TV Marketing.
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Press release: Lovecraftian horror meets historical fiction in Lovecraft Country: The Complete First Season, HBO’s suspenseful drama, which will be released on Blu-ray and DVD by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on February 16, 2021. Featuring all 10 episodes from the series’ premiere season, Lovecraft Country: The Complete First Season is priced to own at $29.98 SRP ($39.99 in Canada) for the DVD and $39.99 SRP ($44.98 in Canada) for the Blu-ray which includes Digital Copy (US only). Lovecraft Country: The Complete First Season is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers. Based on the 2016 novel

Criterion Announces January 2021 Releases

Something to look forward to next year.
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The Criterion Collection will be releasing four--er, make that six titles to welcome in the new year. New titles are Larisa Shepitko’s The Ascent, Bing Liu’s Minding the Gap, and Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese. Blu-ray upgrades are being given to the three final films by Luis Buñuel collected in a box set: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The Phantom of Liberty, and That Obscure Object of Desire. Read on to learn more about them. Three Films by Luis Buñuel (#102 / #290 / #143) out Jan 5 More than four decades after he

Saturday Night Live: The Early Years, A 12-disc Time Life DVD Set, Is Available Now

Includes 33 complete episodes, rare behind-the-scenes footage, a 28-page collector's book, a bonus DVD and more!
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Press release: On October 11, 1975, Saturday Night Live, a topical comedy sketch show, made its debut on NBC. Created by Canadian-born comedy writer Lorne Michaels, it would go on to become a renowned launch pad for generational talent and unforgettable characters and become the longest-running, highest-rated show on late-night television. The first five years of Saturday Night Live featured some of the most beloved cast members of all time, including Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Garrett Morris, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Jane Curtin, and Laraine Newman and they set the stage for some of the most hilarious live

Steven Universe: The Complete Collection Arrives on DVD 12/8

Featuring every episode of Steven Universe; Steven Universe Future; the smash hit TV movie, Steven Universe The Movie plus hours of all-new bonus content.
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Press release: Grab your popcorn and get ready to sing your hearts out as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings Cartoon Network’s award-winning series into your homes with the release of Steven Universe: The Complete Collection on DVD December 8, 2020. This ultimate 15-Disc Collector’s Edition Storybook features custom-made pieces of art on every page by Chromosphere. Inside, it is filled with every episode of Steven Universe, Steven Universe Future, as well as the smash hit TV movie, Steven Universe The Movie. Enhance the magic with hours of all-new bonus content including: Animatics, Minisodes, Commentary, Steven Universe The Movie: Sing-A-Long, and

Time Life Unveils Dolly: The Ultimate Collection, a Deluxe 19-Disc DVD Set

Highlighting the spectacular career of the Queen of Country.
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Press release: You can call her The Queen of Country, an Award-Winning Songwriter, Actress, Television Star, Philanthropist, Business Mogul, Icon and American Treasure - but to her millions of fans, she's known simply as Dolly. From her start out of Nashville in the '60s to her Hollywood debut and beyond Dolly has done it all...and in 6 inch heels! Now, for the first time ever, the incredible highlights of Dolly's remarkable career are together in a one-of-a-kind 19-DVD set - Dolly: The Ultimate Collection. From her early appearances in the '60s through her own star-studded variety shows in the '70s

[Updated] The Soul of The Midnight Special, a 5-Disc Time Life Set, Arriving on 10/13

The '70s was a special time for soul music and The Midnight Special truly had an affinity for the genre.
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Press release: Like never before The Soul of The Midnight Special brings home audiences and music lovers everywhere an unforgettable collection of legendary soul artists performing their hits in the prime of their careers -- uncut performances, just straight-from-the-heart soul singing with live musicians in front of a live audience. Now available at Barnes & Noble and Amazon for the first time on October 13, 2020. In the period between American Bandstand and MTV, there were sev­eral shows that tried to bring new music to television, but it wasn't until The Midnight Special, premiered on August 19, 1972, that live

Criterion Announces December 2020 Releases

Two pairs to close out the year. Something old, something new.
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The Criterion Collection will be releasing these memorable titles to close out a year worth forgetting. New titles are David Cronenberg's Crash and Alejandro Iñárritu's Amores perros. Blu-ray upgrades are being given to Robert Bresson's Mouchette and Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Two Takes by William Greaves. Read on to learn more about them. Crash (#1059) out Dec 1 For this icily erotic fusion of flesh and machine, David Cronenberg adapted J. G. Ballard’s future-shock novel of the 1970s into one of the most singular and provocative films of the 1990s. A traffic collision involving a disaffected commercial producer, James (James Spader), and an

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Announces 'V for Vendetta' Arriving on 4K UHD November 3

An electrifying story of an everyday woman in futuristic Britain who becomes the unlikely accomplice of a mysterious freedom fighter in his radical effort to rid the country of oppression.
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Press release: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that DC’s V for Vendetta, 2005’s thought-provoking action thriller from the creators of The Matrix trilogy, will be released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD on November 3rd, 2020. From producer Joel Silver, V for Vendetta was written and produced by the Wachowskis (The Matrix Trilogy), and stars Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving. The film was directed by James McTeigue (Ninja Assassin). V for Vendetta is an electrifying story of an everyday woman in futuristic Britain who becomes the unlikely accomplice of a mysterious freedom fighter in his

5-Movie Collection from the Written Works of Stephen King Blu-ray Set Arrives September 15

These five films offer perfect entertainment for Halloween
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Press release: Prepare for terrifying suspense and bone-chilling thrills with this new 5-Movie Collection arriving on Blu-ray September 15, 2020. Based on the written works of Stephen King, these five films offer perfect entertainment for Halloween: Pet Sematary (1989), Pet Sematary (2019), Stephen King’s The Stand, The Dead Zone, and Stephen King’s Silver Bullet. Pet Sematary (1989) Written for the screen by Stephen King and based on his iconic bestseller, director Mary Lambert’s thrilling Pet Sematary electrified audiences upon its release. When tragedy strikes, a grief-stricken father sets off a perilous chain of events that unleashes unfathomable evil in this

Chris Stapleton Returns with New Album 'Starting Over' out November 13

Across its fourteen tracks are songs that examine life’s simplest joys and most serious struggles.
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Press release: Starting Over, the highly anticipated new studio album from Chris Stapleton, is out November 13 on Mercury Records Nashville and is now available for pre-order. Written by Stapleton and Mike Henderson, “Starting Over” begins an album of startling prescience—completed in late February only days before the shutdown began. Across its fourteen tracks are songs that examine life’s simplest joys and most serious struggles. Alongside eleven written by Stapleton with both longtime friends and new collaborators are three carefully chosen covers: John Fogerty’s “Joy Of My Life” and Guy Clark’s “Worry B Gone” and “Old Friends.” The resulting album—both

Time Life Releases The Best of Cher on September 15, 2020

From the sequined '70s to the rockin' '90s, Cher's story unfolds across nine sparkling discs packed with music, classic comedy and fabulous outfits.
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Press release: From Hollywood to Vegas and all around the world, no one has continued to delight us, surprise us, and entertain us like Cher. And she's not done yet! For the first time ever, all the spectacular highlights of Cher's remarkable career are together in one electrifying collection: THE BEST OF CHER, available on September 15 from the classic TV DVD experts at Time Life. Cher initially rose to stardom as part of a singing act with then husband Sonny Bono in the 1960s, hitting No. 1 with the single "I Got You Babe" before they starred together on

Criterion Announces November 2020 Releases

Cinephiles will be giving thanks this November.
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This November, film fans can stuff themselves with these new Criterion Collection offerings. They are Claudia Weill's Girlfriends, Norman Jewison’s Moonstruck, Jim Jarmusch’s Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai and Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, and Essential Fellini, a massive 14-disc Blu-ray set. Read on to learn more about them. Girlfriends (#1055) out Nov 10 When her best friend and roommate abruptly moves out to get married, Susan (Melanie Mayron), trying to become a gallery artist while making ends meet as a bar mitzvah photographer on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, finds herself adrift in both life and love. Could a

Essential Fellini Available from the Criterion Collection on Nov 24, 2020

Criterion is thrilled to announce Essential Fellini, a fifteen-Blu-ray box set that brings together fourteen of the director’s most imaginative and uncompromising works for the first time.
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Press release: One hundred years after his birth, Federico Fellini still stands apart as a giant of the cinema. The Italian maestro is defined by his dualities: the sacred and the profane, the masculine and the feminine, the provincial and the urbane. He began his career working in the slice-of-life poetry of neorealism, and though he soon spun off on his own freewheeling creative axis, he never lost that grounding, evoking his dreams, memories, and obsessions on increasingly grand scales in increasingly grand productions teeming with carnivalesque imagery and flights of phantasmagoric surrealism while maintaining an earthy, embodied connection to

Rick and Morty: Season 4 - The Antics Arrive on Blu-ray & DVD September 22, 2020

Adult Swim’s out-of-this-world series is coming to your home.
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Press release: America’s favorite crazy scientist and his grandson return for more misadventures when the latest season of Adult Swim’s hit series Rick and Morty: Season 4 arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on September 22, 2020. From creators Justin Roiland (“Adventure Time”) and Dan Harmon (“Community”), go on an intergalactic journey across the multi-verse with the award-winning comedy, featuring all 10 episodes from Season 4, and outrageous bonus content including A Day at Rick and Morty: Inside Season 4, Inside the Episode for every episode, Creating Snake Jazz, and more. Rick and Morty: Season 4 is priced to own at

We Bare Bears The Movie Available on DVD September 8, 2020

Cartoon Network's beloved bears stack up for their first TV movie.
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Press release: It all started with a bear stack, and now TV’s most hilarious and heartwarming bears star in their first TV movie! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is bringing Cartoon Network’s hit series into your homes on September 8, 2020 with the release of We Bare Bears The Movie on DVD. The movie is an extension of the successful We Bare Bears series, created by two-time Annie Award-winner Daniel Chong, and executive produced by Cartoon Network Studios. Eric Edelstein (“Shameless,” “Clarence”), Bobby Moynihan (“Saturday Night Live,” Me Myself & I) and Demetri Martin (“Important Things with Demetri Martin”) return as

DC Showcase - Batman: Death in the Family Coming 10/13/20 to Blu-ray & Digital

Interactive storytelling allows viewers to choose & change directions of the story in retelling of landmark DC Comics event.
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Press release: Five fascinating tales from the iconic DC canon, including the first interactive film presentation in Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) history, come to animated life in DC Showcase - Batman: Death in the Family. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the anthology of 2019-2020 animated shorts arrives from WBHE on Blu-ray and Digital starting October 13, 2020. Anchoring the compilation of shorts is Batman: Death in the Family, WBHE’s first-ever venture into interactive storytelling that allows fans to choose where the story goes through an innovative navigation guided by the viewer’s remote control. Central to the extended-length

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