“What’s New on Blu?” – Week of 08/05/13

Whether you rent or buy movies, Blu-ray offers the ultimate in sight and sound. Streaming is convenient, but if you plan on watching the movie more than once, you need Blu. So, What’s New On Blu? you ask. Well, good, bad or indifferent, Go,See,Talk offers up a trio of titles that are being released each week. Check out what’s hitting the shelves this Tuesday…

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Blu-ray - OblivionSet on a future Earth, civilization lives above the clouds and scavengers collect ancient artifacts from the polluted surface below. An earthbound soldier, who is stuck there repairing drones that patrol and blast a savage alien life form, encounters a beautiful woman who crashed in a craft and they have an experience that forces him to question his world view. For an in-depth review of Oblivion, check out my review here.

Blu-ray Release Date (U.S.):  Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

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Blu-ray - The Place Beyond the PinesA motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician. Our very own Marc Ciafardini interviews the writer/director of The Place Beyond the Pines, Derek Cianfrance. Check out Marc’s intriguing interview here, as well as his review of the film here.

Blu-ray Release Date (U.S.):  Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

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Blu-ray - MudTwo boys, Ellis and his friend Neckbone, find a man named Mud hiding out on an island in the Mississippi. Mud describes fantastic scenarios—he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are coming to get him. He says he is planning to meet and escape with the love of his life, Juniper, who is waiting for him in town. Skeptical but intrigued, Ellis and Neckbone agree to help him.

Blu-ray Release Date (U.S.):  Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

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