New DVD and Blu-ray Releases: July 2016
Summer is here and in case you’re blissfully unaware, it is gross outside. Good thing there are plenty of new movies to help you escape, whether it’s in a theater or at home. For the latter, July brings tons of options to enjoy from the comfort of your couch, including recent indie favorites like Green Room and Everybody Wants Some. If you’re looking for something a bit more…epic…then Zack Snyder’s Ultimate Edition of Batman v Superman might be just your speed, and for the melodically inclined, next month has you covered with several biopics and the delightful musical Sing Street. Read on for our complete guide to July’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases.
I Saw the Light: Starring Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen and Maddie Hasson. The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and personal life.
By the Sea: Starring Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Melanie Laurent. Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of its more vibrant inhabitants, such as a local bar/café-keeper and a hotel owner.
The Family Fang: Starring Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman and Kathryn Hahn. A brother and sister return to their family home in search of their world famous parents who have disappeared.
Term Life: Starring Vince Vaughn, Hailee Steinfeld and Annabeth Gish. A guy wanted around town by various hit men hopes to stay alive long enough for his life insurance policy to kick in and pay out for his estranged daughter.
Holidays: Starring Lorena Izzo, Seth Green and Clare Grant. An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.
Mothers and Daughters: Starring Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon and Courteney Cox. Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
Search Party: Starring T.J. Miller, Thomas Middleditch and Adam Pally. A pair of friends embark on a mission to reunite their pal with the woman he was going to marry.
Everybody Wants Some: Starring Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin and Ryan Guzman. A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Green Room: Starring Anton Yelchin, Alia Shawkat and Imogen Poots. After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads.
The Divergent Series: Allegiant: Starring Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller and Theo James. After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.
Miracles From Heaven: Starring Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers and Martin Henderson. A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident.
The Dark Horse: Starring Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston and Kirk Torrance. A brilliant but troubled New Zealand chess champion finds purpose by teaching underprivileged children about the rules of chess and life.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot. Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.
Demolition: Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts and Chris Cooper. A successful investment banker struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. With the help of a customer service rep and her young son, he starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.
Elvis & Nixon: Starring Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey and Alex Pettyfer. The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ’n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
Miles Ahead: Starring Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor and Emayatzy Corinealdi. An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.
A Perfect Day: Starring Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins and Olga Kurylenko. A group of aid workers work to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone.
The Boss: Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell and Peter Dinklage. A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
Barbershop 3: The Next Cut: Starring Ice Cube, Regina Hall and Anthony Anderson. As their surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, the crew at Calvin’s Barbershop come together to bring some much needed change to their neighborhood.
Criminal: Starring Kevin Costner, Michael Pitt and Ryan Reynolds. In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative’s mission.
Hardcore Henry: Starring Sharlto Copley, Haley Bennett and Tim Roth. Henry is resurrected from death with no memory, and he must save his wife from a telekinetic warlord with a plan to bio-engineer soldiers.
Sing Street: Starring Jack Reynor, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo and Aidan Gillen. A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
I Am Wrath: Starring John Travolta, Christopher Meloni and Amanda Schull. A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife’s killer.