Tuesday, August 6 2013, 12:35 PM MDT
New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases For June 18, 2013
By Ryan Michael Painter
(KUTV) It’s an eclectic week for new DVD and Blu-ray releases including Jack the Giant Slayer, Bryan Singer’s action adventure take on Jack and the Beanstalk, starring Nicholas Hoult and Ewan McGregor. Famed South Korean director Chan-wook Park makes his English-language debut with the dark thriller Stoker starring Mia Wasikowska and Nicole Kidman. Maggie Smith and Michael Gambon in the dramedy Quartet. Also making their home video debuts are the outrageous comedy anthology Movie 43 and from the writers of The Hangover 21 & Over starring Justin Chon.
Horror fans have the unusual animated zombie feature The Amazing Adventures of the Living Corpse and the island of evil children antics of Come Out and Play, a remake of 1976’s Who Can Kill a Child.
Those looking for something family friendly have the Scooby-Doo: Mystery Incorporated – Spooky Stamped and the first volume of Nickelodeon animated series Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness – Good Croc, Bad Croc.
This week’s television releases include the BBC’s Western mini-series The Wild West and second season of their massively popular Call the Midwife. Also available this week are third seasons of the Dana Delany starring Body of Proof, Comedy Central’s Workaholics, the second season of Showtime’s Web Therapy with Lisa Kudrow and the first season of the Sundance Channel’s redemption drama Rectify.
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