This week two Golden Globe winning releases come to home video. “The Martian” won Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical and Best Actor for Matt Damon’s portrayal of Mars stranded astronaut Mark Watney. The USA Network’s “Mr. Robot” won Best Television Series – Drama as well as Best Supporting Actor for Christian Slater. The rest of this week’s home releases are mostly Halloween films featuring two low budget and low rated horror films “Sinister 2” and “Paranormal Activity: Ghost Dimension.”
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The Martian (2015) – trailer
PG-13 – Science Fiction on DVD and Blu-Ray
Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) gets left behind on Mars after when his crew believes he’s dead and flees from a storm. Watney has to find a way to survive on the planet while people back on Earth plot to save him.
Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Donald Glover, Mackenzie Davis, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Sinister 2 (2015) – trailer
R – horror
A mother (Shannyn Sossamon) and her twin sons unknowingly move into a house that has been the scene of many murders orchestrated by the Babylonian god Bughuul (Nick King) who draws power from the sacrifices. Bughuul now wants to posess one of the twins and it’s up to Deputy So & So (James Ransone) to save him.
James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Lea Coco, Ethan Hawke, Nick King
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015) – trailer
R – horror
A family moves into a house where cult members used to live. In the attic they find VHS tapes of the cult practices as well as a video camera that can see paranormal activity which shows them that something is living in the house.
Chris Murray, Brit Shaw, Ivy George
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) – trailer
PG – comedy
7 years after Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s (Adam Sandler) daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez) now has a son with Johnny (Andy Samberg) the human named Dennis who has yet to show any signs of being a vampire. When Mavis and Johnny go out of town, Dracula tries to teach his grandson how to be a vampire only to have things get complicated when Dracula’s father Vlad (Mel Brooks) shows up.
Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Mel Brooks, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, Andy Samberg, David Spade, Megan Mullally, Keegan Michael Key, Fran Drescher, Molly Shannon, Chris Kattan, Nick Offerman, Dana Carvey, Rob Riggle, Jon Lovitz, Robert Smigel, Chris Parnell
Irrational Man (2015) – trailer
R – drama on DVD and Blu-Ray
In this Woody Allen film a burnt out renowned philosophy professor Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) begins teaching at a small college and starts relationships with a student (Emma Stone) and a colleague (Parker Posey). One day he overhears a woman talking about how she will lose custody of her kids to her ex and he decides to help the woman out by killing the ex which leads to complications in his life.
Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Jamie Blackley, Meredith Hagner, Parker Posey
Mr. Robot: Season 1 (2015) – trailer
not rated – drama/mystery & suspense
A computer programmer (Rami Malek) working at a cyber security firm is recruited by anarchist group trying to bring down corporate greed.
Christian Slater, Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Frankie Shaw, Gloria Rueben, Martin Wallström, Portia Doubleday, Elliot Villar, Ben Rappaport