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    Tuesday Round Up: December 20, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on December 20th, 2016

    We are less than a week away from Santa making his annual jaunt around the globe. But as we inch closer to the magic of Christmas Eve, I want to talk about a different gray-haired pilot at the center of a wintry miracle. Thanks to Warner Bros., we’ll have a review of Sully in 4K, which examines the real-life “Miracle on the Hudson.” Speaking of taking flight, Warner was also kind enough to deliver Storks in 4K and 3D under our tree. Meanwhile, Lionsgate counts to 31, and Candy Factory hikes with the Children of the Mountain.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon (time’s running out to get those Christmas presents delivered on time!) and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: December 13, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on December 13th, 2016

    We’re smack dab in the middle of Christmas frenzy, and I know of a certain group of boys and girls who’ve landed on Santa’s naughty list. Sure, the supervillains in Warner Bros. Suicide Squad might end up saving the world, but they also cause plenty of trouble along the way. We’ll soon have a review of the comic book blockbuster’s 4K edition, so be sure to keep an eye on our site. Elsewhere, Fox introduces us to Morgan, while Cinedigm boards Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story. Paramount reacquaints us with a new Ben-Hur, Magnolia Home Entertainment thinks small with Little Men, and Lionsgate quacks us up with Duck Dynasty: Season 10. And oh yeah…a scrappy little underdog tale called Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters this Friday, which isn’t far, far away at all. Once the movie is out, our review will be up before you can say “Death Star.”

    Here’s your weekly reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon — maybe a Christmas present or two — and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: December 6, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on December 6th, 2016

    You know his name. Yes, this is officially the first Tuesday Round Up of December, but no…I’m not talking about Ol’ St. Nick. Instead, we’re welcoming everyone’s favorite amnesiac assassin back into the fold. Universal reacquaints us with Jason Bourne, which arrives in sparkling 4K. CBS recounts a tale as old as time with Beauty & the Beast: The Final Season and zones out with BrainDead: Season 1. Cohen Media Group tours the stately Howard’s End, Lionsgate keeps it all in the family with Greenleaf: Season 1, and Magnolia Home Entertainment seeks out In Order of Disappearance. Finally, Warner Bros. revs up Mad Max: Fury Road — Chrome Edition, which presents the action blockbuster in black and white.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon — maybe a Christmas present or two — and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: November 29, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on November 29th, 2016

    Thanksgiving is in the rear view mirror, which means we are officially smack dab in the middle of the holidays. And what better way to kick off the most wonderful time of the year than with a little Disney magic? The Mouse House was generous enough to float us a copy of Pete’s Dragon, so be sure to check back later for our review. Meanwhile, Showtime keeps us honest with House of Lies: The Final Season.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week (and for November): if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon — maybe a Christmas present or two — and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: November 22, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on November 22nd, 2016

    It is Tuesday, November 22…do you know where your pets are? Turns out our furry friends might be getting into some exciting adventures when we’re not around. Thankfully, Universal has been kind enough to offer us a close, ultra HD look at these animal shenanigans with The Secret Life of Pets in 4K. Elsewhere, HBO searches for love with Looking: The Complete Series and The Movie, RLJ entertainment gets some assistance from the I.T. department, and Severin delves into The Killing of America. Lionsgate gets sequel-happy with Return of the Living Dead III, C.H.U.D. II, and The Mechanic: Resurrection. Finally, we’ll also be bringing you a pair of pre-Thanksgiving theatrical releases as Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard play spy games in Allied and Billy Bob Thornton returns for more debauched Christmas fun in Bad Santa 2.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: November 15, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on November 15th, 2016

    Christmas decorations have been creeping onto store shelves for weeks now and temperatures here in the Sunshine State have begun to plummet all the way down into the high 50’s. Those are two sure signs that winter is coming. Here’s another: the latest batch of episodes from a certain wildly popular HBO fantasy series arrives this week. Game of Thrones: Season 6 highlights our latest Tuesday Round Up, but there is plenty more you should look forward to. Anchor Bay enlists in the Army of One, while Paramount boldly goes to toon town with Star Trek: The Animated Series.

    On top of all that, this is also an extremely busy week in terms of theatrical releases we’ll be reviewing. Be sure to come back to the site this weekend to see if Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them recaptures the magic of Harry Potter, and whether Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk scores with fans.

    Here’s your weekly reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: November 8, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on November 8th, 2016

    The odds that you’ll be reading a review of The Hunger Games saga on our site this week are ever in your favor. Lionsgate has given each of the four flicks in the blockbuster YA franchise — The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay: Part 1 and Part 2 — spiffy new 4K releases, so keep an eye out for what we have to say. Meanwhile, RLJ Entertainment is looking for payback with Kickboxer: Vengeance, and Showtime puts its money where its mouth is with Billions: Season 1.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week (and before you head to the polls on this Election Day, if you haven’t already): if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: November 1, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on November 1st, 2016

    This week, we are boldly going where no Tuesday Round Up has gone before: November 2016! Yes, it’s a new month, and we’re excited to announce that you will soon be able to read our review of Paramount’s Star Trek Beyond, which arrives to us in spiffy 4K. And from the furthest reaches of  outer space we go to…the American West. Entertainment One gets us back on track with Hell on Wheels: Season 5, Volume 2.

    Even though it’s a brand new month, the same reminder still applies here: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: October 25, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on October 25th, 2016

    I won’t keep you in the dark much longer: the final Tuesday Round Up of October features one of this year’s surprise horror hits. My face lit up when I saw that Warner Bros. was kind enough to send us a copy of Lights Out, and you can already check out our review here. On top of that, we’ve already posted our takes for Suddenly (courtesy of Film Detective) and The Midnight Swim (from Passion River Films). Passion River also goes for a stroll with the Girl in Woods. Finally, Lionsgate cooks up a warm family drama with Mr. Church and gets into some action/comedy hijinks with Skiptrace.

    Even though this is our last Tuesday Round Up of the spooky season, there are still plenty of thrills and chills to be had on our site. Keep checking back each day for our “31 Nights of Terror” and enter to win a free prize in our many contests. Also, if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: October 18, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on October 18th, 2016

    While it may not technically be eligible for our “31 Nights of Terror”, one of our entries this week absolutely qualifies as a horror show. Everything that can go wrong, does go wrong for the young protagonist in HBO’s The Night Of. But let’s not forget that it’s still October, so we’ve got a double feature more suitable for the spooky season. Vestron brings some familiar monsters to life with its Waxwork Collector’s Series, which includes both Waxwork and Waxwork II: Lost in Time.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: October 11, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on October 11th, 2016

    Look who’s swinging into UpcomingDiscs HQ this week! (And he’s doing it in an extra dimension.) Warner Bros. reacquaints us with The Legend of Tarzan 3D, which headlines our latest Tuesday Round Up. Elsewhere, Lionsgate gets paternal and protective with Blood Father, and Allied brings the heat with She Who Must Burn.

    And now here’s your weekly reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: October 4, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on October 4th, 2016

    Welcome to the first Tuesday Round Up of October! You’ve probably noticed that the spooky season is in full swing around these parts thanks to our “31 Nights of Terror” and we’re going to keep the monster mayhem going thanks to Showtime’s Penny Dreadful: The Final Season. In other horror-related news, Level 33 leave us in scary hands with The Caretaker, while Allied Entertainment giddily declares OMG…We’re in a Horror Movie. RLJ Entertainment sees things through The Mind’s Eye, and Lionsgate digs deep with 6 Plots. (You’re in luck: enter to win a copy of 6 Plots by clicking here!) Magnolia bedevils us with Satanic and (in non-horror news) pays respect to The Last King.

    Anchor Bay sows some Wild Oats, and Time Life stays up late for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: The Vault Series — Archive Collection (which features the incomparable Joan Embery, who we got to chat with recently). Finally, HBO bids an action-packed farewell to Banshee: The Final Season.

    Interested in picking up any of these thrilling titles? Well, if you’re shop for them — or anything at all — on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: September 27, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on September 27th, 2016

    It’s getting to be that time of year. The color orange and the sheer number of pumpkin spice-flavored offerings are about to officially become overwhelming. That’s right…it’s almost October, which also means the arrival of the spooky season. As always, we’ll have plenty more on that front once October properly kicks off. But in the meantime, this week’s Round Up is highlighted by a pair of creepy throwback flicks. Lionsgate takes a violent trip to the Chopping Mall and has a killer meal at the Blood Diner. Meanwhile, ABC/Disney is on the case with The Catch: Season 1, while Warner Bros. courts some royal drama with Reign: Season 3. Finally, Film Detective discovers some Patterns in a Rod Serling-scripted 1950s drama.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week (and for September): if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: September 20, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on September 20th, 2016

    Is anybody up for some pizza? I know four sewer-dwelling superheroes who would happily jump at that offer any day of the week. So for this Tuesday (Round Up), we’re excited about the emergence of Paramount’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows in 4K. Elsewhere, CBS lays down the law with Blue Bloods: Season 6 and marshals in Gunsmoke: Season 12. Finally, Eagle Rock does it ol’ blue eyes’ way with The Frank Sinatra Collection: Part 2.

    Here’s your weekly reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: September 13, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on September 13th, 2016

    Summer’s winding down, and the chillier temperatures of fall and winter are just around the corner…well, at least for those of you who live outside of Florida. As we brace for another unseasonably warm autumn — fingers crossed I’m wrong! — UpcomingDiscs HQ will get a blast of wintry air this week. Join us as we bundle up to explore Wonders of the Arctic in 4K courtesy of Shout! Factory, which also dives underwater to explore The Last Reef in 4K. Lionsgate steals from the rich with Marauders, and ABC/Disney undergoes rigorous training at Quantico: Season 1. Finally, Eagle Rock invites us to come sail away with Styx: Live at the Orleans.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: September 6, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on September 6th, 2016

    Time flies when you’re having as much fun as we are cranking out our patented TV and movie reviews for you. But it still doesn’t move quite as fast as a certain superhero making a long awaited return to home video. Warner Bros taps into the speed force to bring us The Flash: Season 2 and still finds time to go monster hunting with Supernatural: Season 11. CBS/Paramount tries its luck with Friday the 13th: The Complete Series, goes on down to South Park: Season 19, logs on to CSI: Cyber — The Final Season, and devotes brainpower to Limitless: Season 1. Finally, Magnolia Home Entertainment becomes acquainted with The Ones Below, while HBO goes All the Way with its Lyndon B. Johnson TV flick.

    Here’s your weekly reminder as we kick off a new month: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: Aug. 30, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on August 30th, 2016

    As the philosopher Randy Newman once sang, it’s a jungle out there. And this week — thanks to a certain smash-hit, live-action re-imagining of an animated classic — it’s a Jungle at UpcomingDiscs HQ too!  Disney was kind enough to send us The Jungle Book on Blu-ray, which certainly qualifies as more than the bare necessities. (You can already check out our review here.) Warner Bros. hits the mark with Arrow: Season 4 and revels in debauchery with Shameless: Season 6. ABC checks into Grey’s Anatomy: Season 12, while Sony spies on The Night Manager. Finally, CBS heads out west for Season 7 of NCIS: L.A., and gets in our heads with Criminal Minds: Season 11.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: August 23, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on August 23rd, 2016

    The time-hopping team at the center of The CW’s latest superhero hit may come from Tomorrow, but thanks to Warner Bros. you can get caught up with their adventures today! DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season 1 is just one of the highlights in this week’s Tuesday Round Up. Warner also travels back to the ’70s with The Nice Guys and heads, um, a little further south to introduce is to Lucifer: Season 1. Universal is the fairest of them all thanks to a spiffy 4K edition of The Huntsman: Winter’s War. CBS/Paramount flaunts superstition with NCIS: Season (lucky) 13, and the game is afoot thanks to Elementary: Season 4. Finally, Lionsgate goes mano-a-mano with The Duel, while Anchor Bay bypasses laughs and goes straight for chills with Clown.

    It’s time for your weekly reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: August 16, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on August 16th, 2016

    The start of the new Fall TV season is still a little more than a month away. That also means it’s about the time of year that UpcomingDiscs HQ gets flooded with titles from the previous small-screen season so everyone can play catch-up before new episodes begin to air. Warner Bros. sinks its teeth into The Vampire Diaries: Season 7, while the villains rise and unleash their wrath on Gotham: Season 2. ABC swans into this week’s Round Up with Once Upon a Time: Season 5. Finally, Showtime turns up the temperature and embarks on The Affair: Season 2.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: August 9, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on August 9th, 2016

    Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s Superman! (Wait a minute, that’s not right…let me grab my glasses and take a closer look.) I stand corrected…it’s actually Supergirl flying into UpcomingDiscs HQ this week! Thanks to Warner Bros., we’ll have a review of the CBS CW action-drama’s freshman season. Meanwhile, CBS/Paramount takes it (Big) Easy for Season 2 of NCIS: New Orleans and gets our hearts racing with Code Black: Season 1.

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    Tuesday Round Up: August 2, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on August 2nd, 2016

    This week’s Tuesday Round Up has me seeing Red. Don’t get me wrong…I’m not mad at anybody. I’m talking about Raymond “Red “Reddington, the criminal mastermind at the center of The Blacklist. And thanks to Sony, we’ll be checking off a review of The Blacklist: Season 3 very soon. Anchor Bay goes Viral with a new horror thriller, so it’s a good thing Cinemax is letting us check into The Knick: Season 2. Cinedigm saddles up for Traded and keeps the faith with Peter: The Redemption. And while Shout! Factory goes looking for Humpback Whales, Warner Bros. leaves its mark with Blindspot: Season 1 and kitty caper Keanu.

    Here’s your weekly reminder as we kick off a new month: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: July 26, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on July 26th, 2016

    It’s been well over a year since we started this Tuesday Round Up, so I like to think we’re beyond certain formalities. For example, I hope you all know that you’re welcome to stop by our fair site anytime you want. No RSVP necessary. That being said, Drafthouse Films was still kind enough to drop off The Invitation this week. Shout! Factory tumbles down a Hellhole while offering a howling good time with The Boy Who Cried Werewolf. Finally, Lionsgate unleashes the John Travolta actioner I Am Wrath.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week (and for July): if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: July 19, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on July 19th, 2016

    Apparently, the multiplex wasn’t quite big enough to contain this year’s momentous clash between Batman and Superman. In fact, the battle between the iconic superheroes has spilled over onto this week’s Round Up. Warner Bros. was kind enough to send us Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice — Ultimate Edition, which includes about 30 minutes of extra footage and a bunch of bonus features. But wait…there’s more! We’re also going to bring you reviews for the movie’s 4K and 3D editions. On top of that, Warner also proved they can count to The 100: Season 3. Finally, Lionsgate arranges The Perfect Match, while Entertainment One sinks its teeth into Bitten: The Final Season.

    You probably know what I’m going to say in this space by now: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: July 12, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on July 12th, 2016

    We’re in the midst of another brutal, life-sapping Florida summer around these parts, so I apologize if this week’s Round Up feels a little dazed and confused. The good news is you can stay indoors and pop in the Blu-ray for Paramount’s Everybody Wants Some, Richard Linklater’s spiritual sequel to his beloved 1993 cult classic. Magnolia Home Entertainment looks back on My Golden Days, while Broad Green Pictures places a bet on The Dark Horse. Shout! Factory goes on a pair of 4K journeys by climbing aboard the Rocky Mountain Express and tracking the Flight of the Butterflies. Finally, Warner Bros. shuffles along with iZombie: Season 2, while Lionsgate lures us into The Green Room.

    One last reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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    Tuesday Round Up: July 5, 2016

    Posted in Tuesday Round Up by John Ceballos on July 5th, 2016

    “Dear diary: the ringing in my ears from last night’s fireworks display in my backyard stopped a few hours ago, so why am I jotting down my thoughts here instead of speaking them aloud?” Apparently, this week’s crop of releases — which includes a pair of Diaries and a set of Tapes — has put me in an introspective mood. Lionsgate focuses on The Adderall Diaries, while Anchor Bay takes the law into its own hands with The Vigilante Diaries. If you’re more of an A/V person, you can just pop in The Levenger Tapes courtesy of Lionsgate, which also operates by a Code of Honor. Finally, Cinedigm finds inspiration in the Bible to tell the story of Joseph & Mary.

    It’s time for your weekly reminder before signing off for the week: if you’re shopping for anything on Amazon and you do it through one of our links, it’ll help keep the lights on here at UpcomingDiscs. See ya next week!

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