Netflix To Begin Offering Content in 4K
With so few opportunities to take advantage of 4K TV sets, and because of that the new technology has been slow to pick up steam with consumers, Netflix will begin offering content in the ultra-HD format in 2014. 4K offers resolution four times that of 1080P but sales of the TV sets have been projected at under 60K for 2013 due to the high price and lack of content that actually displays in 4K.
Season two of House of Cards, the political thriller that became the first streamed show to win...
DVD/Blu-ray for Week of December 17
The Lone Ranger
Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer star in THE LONE RANGER, from Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Director Gore Verbinski. It's a wild ride of high-velocity action, explosions and gunfights that brings the famed masked legend to life through brand-new eyes. The Lone Ranger (Hammer), the last of his kind, teams with Tonto (Depp), a dark and mysterious vigilante, to seek vengeance after justice has failed them. It's a runaway train of epic surprises, as these two unlikely heroes must lea...
DVD/Blu-ray for Week of December 10
Fast & Furious 6
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez lead a cast of returning all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on speed delivers the biggest adrenaline rush yet. Hobbs (Johnson) has been tracking an organization of lethally skilled drivers, whose mastermind (Luke Evans) is aided by the love Dom (Diesel) thought was dead, Letty (Rodriguez). The only way to stop the criminal mercenaries from stealing a top secret weapon is to outmatch them at ...
DVD/Blu-ray for Week of November 26
Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Ashton Kutcher is Steve Jobs, the iconic Apple innovator and groundbreaking entrepreneur. This inspiring and entertaining film chronicles Jobs' early days as a college dropout to his rise as the co-founder of Apple Computer Inc. and forced departure from the company. More than a decade later, Jobs returns and single-hande...
DVD/Blu-ray for Week of November 19
The World's End
20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the futu...
DVD/Blu-ray for Week of November 12
Man of Steel
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
Man of Steel Collector's Edition
The Man of Steel 3D Limited Collectorâ€™s Edition features the theatrical version of the film in 3D hi-definition, hi-definition and standard definit...
Several New Marvel Character Television Series Coming To Netflix
Disney and Netflix today announced a deal that will bring multiple original series centered on Marvel characters exclusively to the online streaming service. The characters with shows in development are Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist.
Each one will get at least 13 episodes. Those will be followed by a mini-series calledÂ The Defenders.Â The new shows will join Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. which debuted in September on ABC in loosely tying into the film universe.
DVD/Blu-ray Releases for Week of November 5
White House Down
Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nationâ€™s government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.