By ANGELA DAWSON
Front Row Features
“The Man from U.N.C.L.E,” which already is available on DVD and Digital HD, will be available for the first time Tuesday, Nov. 17 in a Blu-ray Combo Pack. Henry Cavill (“Man of Steel”) and Armie Hammer (“The Social Network”) play rival spies Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin, respectively, who are forced to work together to find a common enemy, in director Guy Ritchie’s big screen adaptation of the classic TV series.
The action adventure also stars Alicia Vikander (“Ex Machina”), Elizabeth Debicki, Jared Harris and Hugh Grant.
Ritchie wrote the screenplay with Lionel Wigram, his collaborator on the reimagined “Sherlock Holmes” films. The story is by Jeff Kleeman & David Campbell Wilson along with Ritchie and Wigram.
The Blu-ray Combo Pack is available for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $35.99, and includes the high definition film on a Blu-ray disc, a DVD and a digital version of the movie in Digital HD with UltraViolet. The Combo Pack is filled with extras including “Spy Vision: Recreating ‘60s Cool, “A Higher Class of Hero,” Metisse Motorcycles: Proper Ad Very British,” “The Guys From U.N.C.L.E.” and more.
Zac Efron and Emily Ratajkowski star in the romantic drama “We Are Your Friends,” which arrives on DVD Tuesday, Nov. 17 (It also is available on Digital HD.)
The film, directed by Max Joseph based on a screenplay he wrote with Meaghan Oppenheimer, is based on a story by Richard Silverman. It’s about what it takes to find your voice. Set in the world of electronic music and Hollywood nightlife, an aspiring deejay named Cole (Efron) spends his days scheming with his friends and his nights working on the one track that will set the world on fire. All of this changes when he meets a charismatic but damaged older deejay (Wes Bentley), who takes him under his wing.
Things get complicated, when Cole stars falling for James’ much younger girlfriend, Sophie (Ratajkowski). With Col’s forbidden relationship intensifying and his friendships unraveling, he must choose between love, loyalty and the future he desires. A special feature is included that shows how Efron learned to deejay.
The DVD is available for an SRP of $28.98.
Just in time for the holidays, “Santa’s Little Help,” a romantic comedy set in the North Pole, arrives in a DVD Combo Pack Tuesday, Nov. 17. It stars WWE superstar Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, WWE Diva Paige and AnnaLynne McCord.
After losing his job, a slick-talking businessman is given the chance of a lifetime: to be Santa’s second-in-command. But to earn the coveted position, he’ll have to wage an outrageous battle against a scheming elf who wants the gig for herself. The DVD, which comes with a Digital HD version, is full of behind-the-scenes featurettes including “Ho Ho Ho,” in which the cast and crew give their accounts of the job of Santa’s official helper and what goes on behind-the-scenes in his workshop. Other featurettes offer viewers a profile on WWE Diva Paige as well as interviews with the cast and crew as the discuss what the holidays mean to them and the greatest gifts they ever received.