By ANGELA DAWSON
Front Row Features
Released in theaters a year ago, “Four of Hearts” is a romantic drama reminiscent of the 1969 classic “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.” Available for the first time on DVD Tuesday, it is written and helmed by first time feature director Eric Haywood.
Darrin Dewitt Henson (“Stomp the Yard”), Nadine Ellis (“Tropic Thunder”), Michelle Krusiec (“What Happens in Vegas”), Gabriel Olds (“Surrogates”) play four friends who break a societal taboo and have to pay the consequences.
Like many couples April (Ellis) and Derrick (Dewitt Henson) feel like the spark is missing from their marriage. With the demands of work and their hectic schedules, they find themselves in a six-month dry spell. Desperate to shake up their love life and rekindle their passion for each other, they decide to share a steamy night with their free-spirited friends (Krusiec and Olds). Afterwards, April and Derrick find themselves dealing with unexpected feelings and must find a way to let go of the mistrust and fall in love with each other all over again.
Fans of the popular MTV series “Teen Wolf” will be howling over Season 3 Part 2, due out Tuesday. While Scott (Tyler Posey), struggles to find his place as an Alpha, he, Allison (Crystal Reed) and Stiles (Dylan O’Brien) begin to experience strange side effects as a result of reigniting the power with Beacon Hills. They soon discover that the answer to their problems may be found in a new student named Kira (Arden Cho), a girl with remarkable powers of her own. The three-disc set includes all 12 episodes of second half of season three. It also includes the special feature, “Following the Pack: The Fans of Teen Wolf.”
On Tuesday, Shout! Factory Kids, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, will release “Transformers Animated: The Complete Series,” on home entertainment shelves. This highly anticipated complete series box set, featuring all 42 episodes with special bonus content, arrives exclusively to Amazon.com in a collectible 6-DVD box set. Whether reliving the childhood memory or discovering this series for the first time, this collectible DVD set is a must-have for collectors and fans to complete their “Transformers” home entertainment library.
Trapped on Earth, far from home and living in disguise, the heroic Autobots must protect the ancient, all-powerful Allspark from getting into the hands of the malevolent Decepticons. As if their task weren’t difficult enough, the team, led by the honor-bound Optimus Prime and including Bulkhead, Prowl, Ratchet and Bumblebee, must also protect Earth from its own nefarious super villains.
Bonus material includes audio commentaries with writer Marty Isenberg, director Matt Youngberg, voice director/voice of Arcee Susan Blu, voice of Optimus Prime David Kaye, and character designer/art director Derrick Wyatt.
Also available to own on the same day is “Transformers Animated: Season Three” 2-DVD set, debuting on national retail stores shelves for the first time from Shout! Factory.