By ANGELA DAWSON
Front Row Features
If the second time wasn’t enough, the second, second time may just blow you away. “The Deadpool 2 Super Duper $@%!#& Cut” gives you even more of everyone’s favorite red-spandexed superhero now with 15 minutes of brand-new action and jokes lovingly inserted throughout. That’s a whole lot of D in a surprisingly small package.
“Deadpool 2” is available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD Tuesday Aug. 21. It also is available now Digitally on Movies Anywhere.
“Deadpool 2” 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital (includes theatrical version and “Super Duper $@%!#& Cut”). The 4K edition includes commentary by star Ryan Reynolds and director David Leitch, and writers/executive producers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (theatrical version only). The Blu-ray bonus features include a gag reel, deleted and extended scenes, “Until Your Face Hurts: Alt Takes,” “Deadpool’s Lips are Sealed: Secrets and Easter Eggs,” “The Most Important X-Force Member,” “Deadpool Family Values: Cast of Characters,” “David Leitch Not Lynch: Directing DP2,” “Roll with the Punches: Action and Stunts,” “The Deadpool Prison Experiment,” “Chess with Omega Red,” “Swole and Sexy” and “3-Minute Monologue,” plus an audio commentary, “Deadpool’s Fun Sack 2” and 28 stills from the movie. The DVD edition contains the gag reel, “Deadpool’s Fun Sack 2” and movie stills.
Jack Ryan Collection
Author Tom Clancy’s renowned CIA analyst returns when the new series “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” debuts on Amazon. In anticipation, fans can catch up on all of the celebrated character’s cinematic exploits when a new 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Collection arrives on Tuesday Aug. 21, from Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Featuring five 4K Ultra HD Discs, five Blu-ray discs, and Digital copies of each film, the “Jack Ryan Collection” includes “The Hunt for Red October” (1990), “Patriot Games” (1992), “Clear and Present Danger” (1994), “The Sum of All Fears” (2002), and “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” (2014).
“The Hunt for Red October” 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray includes commentary by director John McTiernan and the Blu-ray additionally includes a 29-minute behind-the-scenes look at the film. The “Patriot Games” Blu-ray includes a 25-minute exploration of the film.
The “Clear and Present Danger” Blu-ray includes a 29-minute behind-the-scenes feature.
“The Sum of All Fears” 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray discs include commentary by director Phil Alden Robinson and cinematographer John Lindley, as well as a second commentary by the director and novelist Tom Clancy. The Blu-ray additionally includes a two-part making-of feature and a five-part exploration of the visual effects.
“Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Discs include commentary by director/actor Kenneth Branagh and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura. The Blu-ray also includes multiple featurettes exploring the Jack Ryan character and his enemies, as well as deleted and extended scenes.
With four times the resolution and more than double the number of colors available with full HD, the 4K Ultra HD disc offers the highest quality picture for your home entertainment system. The 10-disc “Jack Ryan Collection” will be available at Amazon and Best Buy. The films will also be available on 4K Ultra HD Digital through select online retailers.
The Ninth Passenger
Don’t miss the intense edge-of-your-seat thriller “The Ninth Passenger,” arriving on DVD, Digital, and On Demand Tuesday August 21 from Lionsgate. When eight students set out on a spontaneous sea voyage aboard a luxury yacht and encounter engine trouble, their adventure turns horrific as they are hunted one by one by a mysterious passenger or something else. Find out when “The Ninth Passenger” arrives on DVD for the suggested retail price of $19.98.
In this chilling horror-thriller, a gang of lusty, partying college kids hijacks a billionaire’s yacht for a midnight cruise. Onboard, sensible Jess (Alexia Fast, “Manhattan,” “Jack Reacher”) meets hunky Brady (Jesse Metcalfe, “Desperate Housewives,” “Dallas”), a corporate spy posing as a mechanic. Near a mysterious island, an evil “ninth passenger” slips aboard and starts slaughtering the party crowd. Jess and Brady find evidence of the gruesome scheme behind the killings…but they may be in over their heads.
The cast also includes Veronica Dunne (“Kickin’ It,” “K.C. Undercover”), Tom Maden (“Scream: The TV Series,” “13 Reasons Why”), Timothy V. Murphy (“The Lone Ranger,” “Westworld”) and Cinta Laura Kiehl (“After the Dark”).
No rules. No speed limits. Just pure fun! Johnny Knoxville stars in the outrageous comedy “Action Point,” debuting on Blu-ray Combo Pack Tuesday Aug. 21 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. It also is available now on Digital platforms.
D.C. (Knoxville) is the proud proprietor of Action Point, an out-of-control amusement park where the rides are designed with minimum safety for maximum fun. When a slimy developer schemes to shut down the park, D.C. and his loony crew of misfits must risk everything and pull out all the stops to save Action Point. Packed with jaw-dropping gags and bone-crushing stunts, get ready to laugh until it hurts. The comedy also stars Chris Pontius (“Jackass”) and Eleanor Worthington-Cox (“Maleficent”).
The “Action Point” Blu-ray Combo Pack is loaded with uproarious bonus content including bloopers, deleted and extended scenes, a cringe-inducing look at the real-life stunts, plus quality time with beer, bears and more.
A special force agent is assigned to protect a scientist and his creation from a sinister gang in “Bleeding Steel,” arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital Tuesday Aug. 21 from Lionsgate. The film is currently available On Demand.
Honorary 2016 Academy Award recipient Jackie Chan plays Hong Kong police inspector Lin Dong, who learns that a biochemical invention has been surgically implanted into his missing daughter. With help from a hacker, Lin tries to connect the dots between the device, a sinister army, and a strange phenomenon called “Bleeding Steel.” Packed with nonstop action and thrills, the “Bleeding Steel” Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.
In an action-packed drama, reminiscent of ‘80s techno-sci-fi thrillers, Jackie Chan stars as Lin, a police inspector in modern Hong Kong. While tracking down a deranged, mech-enhanced villain, Lin discovers that a geneticist’s lost biochemical invention has been surgically implanted into his missing daughter. With the help of a young hacker, Lin connects the dots between the device that haunts his daughter, his enemy’s sinister army, and a strange cultural phenomenon called “Bleeding Steel.”
Chan (“Rush Hour,” “Jackie Chan’s Who Am I?”), Show Lo (“Hi My Sweetheart,” “Journey to the West”), Nana Ou-Yang (“To the Fore,” “Mission Milano”), Callan Mulvey (“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”) and Tess Haubrich (“The Wolverine,” “Alien: Covenant”)
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings all the mystery and excitement to consumers with the release of “Blindspot: The Complete Third Season,” available on DVD Tuesday Aug. 21. From creator Martin Gero (“Bored to Death,” “The L.A. Complex”) and Berlanti Productions (“Arrow,” “The Flash”), the third season features 22 intriguing episodes plus extras, including a new featurette, deleted scenes, and a gag reel. “Blindspot: The Complete Third Season” will retail for $39.99 SRP. The third season also is available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers.
In addition, “Blindspot: The Complete Third Season” is available on Blu-ray courtesy of Warner Archive Collection. The Blu-ray release includes all bonus features on the DVD. Warner Archive Blu-ray releases are found at wb.com/warnerarchive and other online retailers.
Following the shocking second season finale, which revealed a new set of bioluminescent tattoos that mysteriously appeared on Jane Doe’s body, season three jumps forward two years as FBI Agent Kurt Weller (Sullivan Stapleton, “300: Rise of an Empire,” “Strike Back”) finally tracks down Jane (Jaimie Alexander, “Thor” films, “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), who has been on the run. After the two discover her new hidden tattoos, Jane is forced to return to the FBI, where Weller, Jane and the rest of the team set out to solve these new puzzles and stop the dangerous conspiracies they reveal. The tattoos however, reveal the team’s darkest secrets.
Having premiered on NBC in 2015, “Blindspot” tells the story of a mysterious woman (Alexander) who is found in Times Square with her body completely covered in intricate, coded tattoos. With no memories of her past, she is clueless about her own identity. Dubbed Jane Doe, she is investigated by the FBI when they learn one of her mysterious tattoos bears the name of agent Kurt Weller. As the FBI investigates the complex treasure map of her body, an ever-widening web of conspiracy and corruption is revealed.
Recently renewed for its fourth season on NBC, “Blindspot” is produced by Berlanti Productions and Quinn’s House in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series was created by Martin Gero (“Bored to Death,” “The L.A. Complex”) who executive produces along with Greg Berlanti (“The Flash,” “Arrow”) and Sarah Schechter (“Riverdale,” “The Flash”). The series also stars Rob Brown (“Treme”), Audrey Esparza (“Public Morals”), Ashley Johnson (“The Killing”) and Luke Mitchell (“The Tomorrow People”).
Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 3
Legendary horror icon Bruce Campbell (“The Evil Dead” franchise) stars in the final season of “Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 3,” arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital) and DVD Tuesday Aug. 21 from Lionsgate. The series already is available from Digital retailers. Experience the final season of the hilarious, critically acclaimed, most-watched comedy series on Starz that follows-up the classic horror film “The Evil Dead.” Alongside Campbell, “Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 3” stars Lucy Lawless (“Xena: Warrior Princess,” “Spartacus: War of the Damned”), Ray Santiago (“Meet the Fockers”), Dana DeLorenzo (“A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas”) and Arielle Carver-O’Neill (“Worst Year of My Life, Again!” “Suburbs”).
“Season 3” features Ash, who, having gone from urban legend to hometown hero, discovers that he has a daughter. When Kelly witnesses a massacre with Ruby’s fingerprints all over it, she returns to warn Ash and Pablo.
The “Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 3” Blu-ray and DVD include audio commentary with executive producer Rob Tapert on every episode, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.97 and $34.98, respectively.
Whether you like comedies or action films, Front Row Features has a giveaway for you this week. We’re giving away two copies of “Jackass” star Johnny Knoxville’s hilarious new movie, “Action Point,” on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack as well as a copy of the “Jack Ryan Collection” on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack featuring all five Jack Ryan movies: “The Hunt for Red October,” “Patriot Games,” “Clear and Present Danger,” “The Sum of All Fears” and “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.” To enter the contests, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org by Aug. 28 for your chance to win with the title of which prize you want in the subject line. Good luck!