New Blu-ray Releases January 8th, 2019

Blu-ray movie releases this week include 8MM, Night School (2018), Hell Fest, and more. Read our latest DVD and Blu-ray releases blog for our picks.

8MM

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/08/2019
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 02/26/1999
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Joel Schumacher
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini, Peter Stormare, Anthony Heald, Chris Bauer
Plot: A surveillance specialist/private eye is hired by a wealthy widow to track down the origins of a snuff film she found in her husbands possession and find out if it is real or not.

Night School

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/08/2019
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/28/2018
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Actors: Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Keith David, Ben Schwartz, Taran Killam
Plot: Follows a motley crew of misfits and deadbeats have one last chance to earn their GEDs - if only they can get through a rather punishing night school.

Hell Fest

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/08/2019
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/28/2018
Language: English
Genre: Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Gregory Plotkin
Actors: Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Christian James, Roby Attal, Matt Mercurio
Plot: A horror them park becomes a playground for a masked serial killer who begins picking off a group of friends one-by-one even as the other patrons believe it is all just part of the show.

Monsters and Men

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/08/2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/28/2018
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Actors: Cara Buono, Anthony Ramos, Brian Pollock, Aaron Costa Ganis, Rob Morgan, Chris McKinney
Plot: Follows a police shooting and the aftermath as told through the eyes of a bystander who filmed the incident.

The Scarlet Letter

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/02/2019
Overall Rating: 1.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/13/1995
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Roland Joffé
Actors: Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall, Joan Plowright, Robert Prosky, Edward Hardwicke
Plot: Young and independent Hester Prynne arrives at the Massachusetts Bay colony, where she quickly stands out due to her forward nature. She strikes up a friendship - and then much more - with a local pastor, and when word arrives her husband has likely died at the hands of Native Americans, she consummates their affair and a child quickly follows. But this draws the ire of the puritanical colony and things are made worse when her husband shows up alive and well, seeking justice and revenge.

Bad Times at the El Royale

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/01/2019
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/12/2018
Language: English
Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Drew Goddard
Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Jeff Bridges, Nick Offerman, Lewis Pullman
Plot: A seedy hotel with a dark past located in Lake Tahoe, the El Royale has seen its fair share of mayhem and depravity. But on this night, seven souls, each with a secret to bury, find themselves coming together for one last shot at redemption - until it all goes to hell.

A.X.L.

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/01/2019
Overall Rating: 2.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 08/24/2018
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Oliver Daly
Actors: Becky G., Alex Neustaedter, Eric Etebari, Dorian Kingi, Alex MacNicoll, Niko Guardado
Plot: A teen boy finds his life altered forever when he comes across cutting-edge military technology in the form of a mechanized dog.

White Boy Rick

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/25/2018
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/14/2018
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Yann Demange
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Eddie Marsan, Rory Cochrane, Piper Laurie, Bruce Dern
Plot: In the 1980s, teenager Richard Wershe Jr. became an undercover informant for the FBI, but instead of ending in accolades, it ended with him serving a life-sentence in prison for drug trafficking.

Marwencol

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/08/2010
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jeff Malmberg
Actors: Mark Hogancamp
Plot: A man is attacked and suffers brain damage. While he recovers, he builds his own 1/16 scale world in his backyard he names Marwencol that helps him deal with his situation.

A Simple Favor

Blu-ray Release Date: 12/18/2018
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/14/2018
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Paul Feig
Actors: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Joshua Satine, Jean Smart, Rupert Friend
Plot: A mother and budding vlogger, Stephanie finds herself in the middle of an intriguing and dangerous mystery when she attempts to figure out what happened to her friend, Emily, who suddenly goes missing from their small town.

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