Wednesday, October 9 2013, 10:14 AM MDT
New DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 24, 2013
(KUTV) It's a big week for comic book adaptations as Disney unleashes Robert Downey Jr.'s return as Tony Stark in Marvels blockbuster Iron Man 3 and Warner Bros. gives Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy a deluxe box set including unreleased bonus features and collector goodies.
This week also sees the release of the 35th Anniversary Edition of John Carpenters masterpiece Halloween. The Blu-ray includes newly produced features and a high-definition transfer approved by cinematographer Dean Cundey that fixes the majority of the issues that many had with the 2007 Blu-ray release.
Horror fans and cinema buffs in general will also want to track down Rodney Ascher's fascinating (and often comical) documentary Room 237, a film that explores a variety of theories and interpretations of the imagery and possible symbolism found in Stanley Kubrick's The Shinning.
Other independent films making their home video debut include Unfinished Song a British dramedy about a grumpy old man who finds joy after he takes his recently deceased wife's place in an unconventional choir, the Sundance Film Festival alum The Kings of Summer, about three teens that decide to break away from their parents rules and run away to build and live in a makeshift home in the middle of the woods, In the House, an experimental French comedy about a teachers fascination with the writing of one his students from director Francois Ozon, director/writer Pau Maso's Aleksandrs Price, a Russian immigrants lonely descent into being an escort in New York City and One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das a documentary about Jeffrey Kagel who left his chance at stardom behind to seek out happiness and spiritual guidance in India.
If its B-movie action you're looking for Dolph Lundgren stars in the straight-to-video drama Blood of Redemption about a man who cant outrun his past so he decides to confront it.
Its also a fairly busy week for television titles as we see the release of the first season of Hannibal, the second season of 2 Broke Girls, the fourth season of Modern Family, the complete seventh series of Doctor Who, the eight volume of American Dad!, the eleventh volume of Family Guy and the sixteenth season of South Park.
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