See all the upcoming January 2014 DVD & Blu-ray Releases in the overview below. 2014 is starting off well, it’s looking to be a great year with lots of new movies and TV shows! 😀
Please comment to let us know: What DVDs or Blu-rays will you be watching?
Let’s take a look… The DVDs & Blu-rays are split up per week this month.
Runner Runner – Starring Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, and Gemma Arterton. When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.
Closed Circuit – Starring Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, and Jim Broadbent. A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team – testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy.
Archer: The Complete Season Four – Swing back into action with Sterling Archer – the world’s greatest spy – and the agents of ISIS for another hilarious season of cocktails, carousing and animated awesomeness!
Star Trek: Enterprise – Complete Third Season – The crew of Earth’s first warp 5 starship the Enterprise set forth to boldly go where no man has gone before. After a surprise attack on Earth leaves over seven million people dead, Captain Jonathan Archer (Scott Bakula) and the crew of the Enterprise swear to find those responsible, the Xindi.
Duck Dynasty Season 4 – Hold on to your hunting hats! The Robertsons are back in Season 4 of Duck Dynasty® and they’ve have never had so much Southern charm.
I’m So Excited – Starring Javier Camara, Pepa Charro, and Cecilia Roth. When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.
Inequality for All – A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country’s widening economic gap.
Thanks for Sharing – Starring Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Tim Robbins. A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction.
We Are What We Are – Starring Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, and Julia Garner. The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family.
Big Ass Spider! – Starring Lin Shaye, Clare Kramer, and Ray Wise. A giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampage the city of Los Angeles. When a massive military strike fails, it is up to a team of scientists and one clever exterminator to kill the creature before the city is destroyed.
The Following: The Complete First Season – Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Kevin Bacon and UK’s James Purefoy (Rome) star in this terrifying new thriller from Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Scream). When notorious serial killer Joe Carroll (Purefoy) escapes from death row and embarks on a new killing spree, the FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy (Bacon), a psychologically scarred veteran who captured Carroll nine years earlier, after Carroll murdered 14 female students on a college campus where he taught literature.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler – Starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and John Cusack. As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man’s life, family, and American society.
Carrie – Starring Chloe Moretz, Julianne Moore, and Gabriella Wilde. A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Riddick – Starring Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, and Katee Sackhoff. Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick’s past.
Riddick: The Complete Collection – A collection of the entire Riddick franchise, including the all-new Riddick will be available on Blu-ray and DVD! The collection also includes Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick, and the animated movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury. The Blu-ray Collection includes digital and UV copies of Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick, and Riddick.
You’re Next – Starring Sharni Vinson, Joe Swanberg, and A.J. Bowen. When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Enough Said – Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, and Catherine Keener. A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she’s interested in learns he’s her new friend’s ex-husband.
Fruitvale Station – Starring Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, and Octavia Spencer. The purportedly true story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
The Spectacular Now – Starring Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, and Kyle Chandler. A hard-partying high school senior’s philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical “nice girl.”
20 Feet from Stardom – Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we’ve had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.
Short Term 12 – Starring Brie Larson, Frantz Turner, and John Gallagher Jr. A 20-something supervising staff member of a foster care facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
Blue Caprice – Starring Isaiah Washington, Tequan Richmond, and Tim Blake Nelson. An abandoned boy is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by the real life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks.
A.C.O.D. – Starring Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins, and Catherine O’Hara. A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.
Big Sur – Starring Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, and Josh Lucas. A recounting of Jack Kerouac’s (here known by the name of his fictional alter-ego Jack Duluoz) three sojourns to the cabin in Big Sur, owned by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
A Single Shot – Starring Sam Rockwell, Jeffrey Wright, and Kelly Reilly. The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.
Pride & Prejudice: Keepsake Edition – Transports viewers to Georgian England, where affairs of the heart are an exquisite game, and marriage the ultimate prize. But Elizabeth Bennet – spirited, independent, and one of five unmarried sisters – is determined to wed for love, not money or privilege. Featuring over an hour of never-before-seen bonus features, the Pride & Prejudice: Keepsake Edition is the definitive way to experience one of the greatest love stories ever told.
Captain Phillips – Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, and Barkhad Abdirahman. The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Machete Kills – Starring Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega, and Mel Gibson. The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.
Robocop 4K Remastered Edition – The future of law enforcement meets the ultimate high-definition experience – now remastered on Blu-ray for flawless sound and spectacular image quality! When a good cop (Peter Weller) gets blown away by ruthless thugs, innovative scientists and doctors piece him back together as an unstoppable crime-fighting cyborg called Robocop.
Instructions Not Included – Starring Eugenio Derbez, Karla Souza, and Jessica Lindsey. A man who has made a new life for himself and the daughter left on his doorstep 6 years ago finds his family threatened when the birth mother resurfaces.
Blue Jasmine – Starring Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, and Alec Baldwin. A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn’t bringing money, peace, or love.
In a World… — Starring Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, and Demetri Martin. An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.
Charlie Countryman – Starring Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, and Mads Mikkelsen. While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.
Best Man Down – Starring Justin Long, Jess Weixler, and Tyler Labine. A newlywed couple cancels their honeymoon and returns to the snowy Midwest to make the funeral arrangements for their best man, who died unexpectedly after their ceremony.
Crossing Lines – Starring William Fichtner, Donald Sutherland, and Marc Lavoine. A special crime unit investigates serialized crimes that cross over European borders and to hunt down criminals to bring them to justice. A global FBI is born.
Sunlight Jr. – Starring Naomi Watts, Norman Reedus, and Matt Dillon. A Florida couple deals with an unexpected pregnancy while holding minimum wage jobs.
The Starving Games – Starring Maiara Walsh, Brant Daugherty, and Cody Christian. In this Hunger Games spoof, Kantmiss Evershot must fight for her life in the 75th annual Starving Games, where she could also win an old ham, a coupon for a foot-long sub, and a partially eaten pickle.
It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (Criterion Collection) – Stanley Kramer followed his Oscar-winning Judgment at Nuremberg with this sobering investigation of American greed. Ah, who are we kidding? It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, about a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast, including Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Jonathan Winters, and a boatload of other playing-to-the-rafters comedy legends.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 – Starring Bill Hader, Anna Farris, and Will Forte. Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa – Starring Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, and Greg Harris. 86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.
Last Vegas – Starring Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, and Morgan Freeman. Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Rush – Starring Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth, and Olivia Wilde. A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
Downton Abbey Season 4 (U.K. Edition) – Six months after Matthew’s tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. With the twenties in full swing and the tides of change sweeping through Downton, Rose’s continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble for the Crawleys, and Edith’s budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened by events beyond her control.
Metallica: Through the Never – Starring Dane DeHaan, James Hetfield, and Lars Ulrich. Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band’s show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.
The Fifth Estate – Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl, and Carice Van Houten. A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization.
Ass Backwards – Starring June Diane Raphael, Casey Wilson, and Jon Cryer. Two best friends (Kate and Chloe) embark on a cross country trip back to their hometown to attempt to win a pageant that eluded them as children.
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