November 2018 DVD Releases

Christmas isn’t far away so November is traditionally the best month for new releases and this year does not disappoint. The Crown series 2 and Very English Scandal are out this month as is Incredibles 2 and Ant-Man & The Wasp. Just some of the highlights of November releases are below.

The Crown Series 2

This will be the last series where Claire Foy portrays Queen Elizabeth II before we get to the next season with another actress portraying the Queen.

The second season tackles mostly on the political activities occurring during the Queen’s reign, such as the retirement of Harold Macmillan, the Profumo affair scandal, the Suez Crisis, and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Aside from politics, we can also see the Queen’s struggles both as a wife and as a mother.

A Very English Scandal

This TV series features the trial of a politician regarding the conspiracy to have a gay ex-lover murdered.

British Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe has a secret, and he wants that secret to remain hidden. Norman Josiffe, Thorpe’s lover, soon becomes a threat after becoming unstable. Despite Thorpe trying his best to keep his ex-lover at bay, a failed murder attempt eventually leads to the trial that exposes Thorpe’s secret and ends his political career.

Star Trek: Discovery

This is a TV series that occurs a decade before the first Star Trek series. Let us follow the USS Discovery as they journey to different planets and meet different creatures.

A damaged satellite is discovered and investigated by the crew of the USS Shenzhou. The death of an intruding Klingon fuels the war between the Klingons and the Federation. Between the 24 Klingon houses and the United Federation of Planets, who will gain the upper hand?

Equalizer 2

Denzel Washington returns to the big screen in the sequel of the 2014 blockbuster.

Robert McCall works as a Lyft driver, but in the side, he is the harbinger of vengeance. However, he is entangled in a crime regarding the death of a friend, who is also looking into another crime. McCall soon surmises that the death of his friend could be connected to the other crime. The question is, who is behind it?

Ant-Man and the Wasp

This exciting Marvel DVD stars Paul Rudd as Ant-Man and Evangeline Lilly as the Wasp.

Scott Lang is back in the scene as he works with Hope van Dyne (aka Wasp) and Hank Pym to retrieve Janet van Dyne. Creating a stable version of a tunnel to the quantum realm to get Janet back proves to be a huge task, especially when enemies related to Hank’s past and a profiteering dealer are in the way. Despite being in house arrest, Ant-Man is still out there being a superhero.

Incredibles 2

Who doesn’t love a Disney DVD. Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Violet, and Dash save the world as a family, but the concern of the government regarding the Parrs’ latest escapade leaves them with no financial assistance. Soon, they face the reality regarding the “elephant in the room,” with Elastigirl taking over the job of the “breadwinner” and Bob Parr being a stay-at-home parent.

October 2018 DVD Releases Now In Store

October 2018 releases

All our October 2018 releases are now in store. Starting with one of the biggest releases of the year with Heartland series 11.

Heartland Season 11

This heartwarming TV series is for equestrians, animal lovers, and drama lovers alike. With Heartland now on its eleventh season, it means that the series is getting even better.

A baby is the new family member in Heartland. The information regarding the breed of a horse brings in an additional problem. Friends must learn from Amy how to connect with a horse, and Amy needs to organize everything so she can join Ty in a work-related travel. A high school reunion is coming up, and Lou plans to organize the event for deep-seated personal reasons. Now we can’t wait for the Heartland season 12 DVD.

Tea With The Dames

Great actresses come together to reminisce about long-time friendships and careers spanning decades. Let’s sit down together and enjoy this lovely documentary, “Tea With The Dames.”

In this exquisite and picturesque English countryside, actresses Eileen Atkins, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright, and Judi Dench sit down and talk about their professional careers, and their lives’ struggles, failures, and victories. For once, they let the cameras get a look at them as themselves instead of the characters that they portray throughout the years. This astonishing documentary is directed by Roger Michell, whose masterpieces include “Notting Hill” and “My Cousin Rachel.”

The Son

This captivating TV series stars Pierce Brosnan as the Texan ranch baron and oil business magnate, Eli McCullough.

This series, which is based on Philipp Meyer’s 2013 novel, is about Eli McCullough’s life and the hurdles that he had to overcome to become that person of money and power. Interwoven in the series are episodes of Eli’s life as a young man. When one succumbs to his ambition, the rise to power is difficult, dirty, bloody, and nothing sort of innocent.

Unforgotten Season 3

Indeed, no matter what country, police procedural dramas will never go out of style. Fans all over the world have a lot of titles to choose from, and we are really sure a lot have “Unforgotten” in their list. You’ll love the third season of this British crime TV series.

Detectives Cassie Stuart and Sunny Khan are tasked to look at the case of a body found in a motorway. The body belonged to a female teen who was gone during the holidays in 1999. Throughout the season, these two detectives untangle the mystery that shrouded the case. Who is Hayley Reid, and who killed her?

The Durrells Season 3

Our beloved Corfu friends are back on the third season of “The Durrells.” This rustic island is the backdrop for this heartfelt series, based on the life of the real Durrells.

The family has a problem as to who among Leslie’s girlfriends should be welcomed into the household, as each family member plays favourites. Who does Leslie end up with? Aunt Hermione dies, and the family thinks that they should sacrifice a goat to let her soul rest in peace. A new family arrives in Corfu, and Louisa feels jealous as Spiros spends time with the newcomers. When a traveling circus comes to the island, someone in the family falls in love.

September 2018 DVD Releases Now In Store

These September 2018 new DVD releases are now in store and don’t miss Durrells season 3 DVD out next month.

The Walking Dead Season 8

Fans can’t get enough of this TV series. For those who had missed some episodes on TV, here is the exciting eighth season of “The Walking Dead,” now on DVD.

Negan and the Saviors are still a major threat. Rick and company must join forces with the other communities to bring the Saviors down. However, the fight is not easy at it seems, especially when there are conflicts from within the groups. Will they be able to take down Negan and his people? Who will remain at Rick’s side, or who will join him? And who will realize that his loyalty is with the enemy?

The Blacklist Season 5

Your week isn’t complete without a dose of “The Blacklist.” James Spader gives justice to his role as Red Reddington, and he deserves all the raves! Reddington is back for the fifth season of this incredible crime thriller drama series.

With his criminal empire in ruins, Reddington is back to rebuilding it. And this time, he’s making his empire with his daughter Elizabeth Keen with him. But of course, it needs revenue and a handsome list of some blacklisters he knows. Meanwhile, Liz is faced with a decision: to continue to work as a federal agent, or to work alongside her father.

Law And Order SVU Special Victims Unit  Season 19

Police procedural dramas will never go out of style. And Law And Order SVU Special Victims Unit testifies to that. Enjoy the 19th season of this TV series.

The Special Victims Unit is trailing a fugitive rapist in Cuba. The unit needs the testimony of a victim to arrest the perpetrator. The detectives in SUV are baffled and argue over the veracity of the claim of a woman who claims to have been raped. A case takes an unusual turn when three people who are suspected of castrating a man claim that they did it for revenge.

The Big Bang Theory Season 11

Who knew science could be this hilarious? If you think people making a living in theoretical physics, programming, or neuroscience are a bunch of boring folks, you really need to watch “The Big Bang Theory.” And oh, you’ll never realize you’ll catch up on the eleventh season because this series is incredibly funny (and not merely scientific).

Amy gets a proposal from Sheldon. Meanwhile, Bernadette and Howard aren’t happy to have a 2nd baby on the way. Sheldon and Howard are depressed regarding the success of their careers, while Amy and Bernadette end up arguing which field is better. Leonard’s mother praises him after and is impressed with Penny. Really?

Chicago Fire Season 6

Policemen are not the only heroes in our society. Firefighters and paramedics deserve the accolades too. Welcome to Firehouse 51, where all the drama of “Chicago Fire” happen. And welcome to the sixth season.

Despite the danger it might cause, Boden makes a last-minute judgment just to save his colleagues in a warehouse fire. Not only do the crew from Firehouse 51 survive, Casey is due for promotion. Boden’s wife, Donna, gets into a fire accident in school, but it turns out, the fire was intentional. Meanwhile, Dawson is trapped in a parking garage accident while running personal errands.

Hawaii Five-0 Season 8

Hawaii is not just a surfing haven. It’s also that setting where you can get gripping action and more police procedural drama. Remember Magnum PI? This Friday addiction can get you hooked on its eighth season.

A manhunt operation ensues after the escape of a convicted arsonist. McGarrett and Danny recruit a former police candidate, who is reluctant to work with them. Five-0 and a former MI6 investigate the murder of a man and the members of his crime family.
Meanwhile, someone sends a video recording of a murder from years ago, and it is up to members of Five-0 to discover the identity of the victim and the murderer. Book ’em Danno.


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Isla Nublar is now the home of dinosaurs that fend for themselves after the Jurassic World was destroyed. An impending volcanic eruption has spurred a senate hearing in Washington D.C., where the fate of the dinosaurs are at stake. Will they be allowed to live, or should they be left alone to die?

Owen Grady and Claire Dearing go to the island to save the dinosaurs. However, it’s not only them who have their eyes on the giant reptiles. Some other people with vested interest have other plans.

Sicario: Day of The Soldado

Drug cartels are not merely trafficking drugs along the US-Mexico border; they are also transporting terrorists. And the United States government authorizes Matt Graver to stop them. Graver works with Alejandro Gillick once again to instigate war between two warring cartels. The mission is not easy as the CIA had intended it to be. Lives, loyalty, and duty are on the line.

August 2018 DVD Releases

August is here so let’s take a look at the best new releases for this month.

NCIS Season 15

NCIS is not stopping, and it’s going strong on its 15th season! Fans sure can’t get enough of our favourite team of special agents, headed by Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

Gibbs and McGee remain missing in Paraguay, and the search continues. Upon their return, the two of them have to pass the psychiatric assessment before resuming work. The team continues to investigate cases after cases surrounding crimes in the Navy and the Marine Corps. A new agent, Maria Bello, is introduced to the team, while our cherished Gothic forensic specialist Abby Sciuto leaves the team for good to fulfill Reeve’s wish in London.

Poldark Season 4

 

Aidan Turner reprises his role as Captain Ross Poldark for the fourth season in this beloved 18th century-set TV series.

The arrogant George Warleggan goes on a power trip as a magistrate, when he orders the hanging of the people engaged in a riot. However, it is in Ross’ hands to protect the people. Thus, the two of them stand up against each other for a seat in the parliament. Ross does gain a place in the parliament, but Warleggan has some malicious plans. Meanwhile, Ross and Demelza’s marriage continues to be challenged.

 The Good Doctor Season 1

Freddie Highmore, who previously starred in “Bates Motel” TV series, takes on the role of Shaun Murphy, a surgical resident diagnosed with autism and savant syndrome. This medical drama TV series is based on a 2013 South Korean drama. “The Good Doctor” is from “House” genius, David Shore.

Shaun first proves his surgical ability in the airport when he operates on a victim of a shattered glass following the fall of an airport sign. But because of his diagnosis, the president of the hospital, Dr. Aaron Glassman, has to convince the board to hire him. His attention to details usually brings him trouble, but it’s his difference that eventually saves the lives of patients he encounters.

Patrick Melrose

If you love Benedict Cumberbatch, then we are sure you will love “Patrick Melrose.” This five-part miniseries is based on the novels by Edward St. Aubyn.

This TV drama deals with the life of Patrick Melrose, who lives the prestigious life as an English aristocrat, but also deals with the haunting past from an abusive father and an irresponsible mother. Each episode showcases Melrose’s complicated life and how he overcomes his childhood trauma. The drama also shows that a dysfunctional family and substance abuse can also destroy even the people in the upper echelon of society.

Mystery Road Season 1

This six-part drama series should be a staple in every Aussie home.

Two young farm workers have gone missing while in an outback cattle station. Detective Jay Swan, who investigates the mysterious case, must team up with Emma James, a local cop. However, the investigation breaks open the wounds of the past that will affect the community.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

At the end of World War 2, the survivors in the island of Guernsey attempt to rebuild their lives by forming a book society as a front. It was this mysterious little group that gets the attention of London-based author Juliet Ashton after one of the members writes to her regarding a book by Charles Lamb. The result is an exchange of letters between her and the book club members.
What is the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society about?
Who are the members? Why are they formed? And how do they live after the war?

 

Avengers Infinity War

A year will never be complete without a Marvel movie. This title is a must-have if you haven’t seen the movie in the cinema. And hey, you can watch this movie as many times as you want!

Thanos is threatening to destroy the cosmos. He could be the most formidable villain the Avengers have ever encountered in their whole career as superheroes. With Thanos trying to get all six Infinity Stones in his possession, half of the life all over the universe will be obliterated.

New Blockbuster Releases

Blockbuster releases at DVDLand

These blockbuster releases are still to come this year and are available to pre-order now.

Poldark Season 4

Who doesn’t love drama and romance set in the 18th century? Continue to immerse yourselves in Ross and Demelza’s love story in this fourth season.

The last season sees the struggles of the inhabitants of Cornwall as the French Revolution sets in. Ross and Demelza’s marriage and love are also tested. Who knows what more personal and collective battles each person in Cornwall will face in the fourth season?

The Crown Season 2

Fans love The Crown season 2 DVD which follows the early life of Queen Elizabeth II. We now get to see the Queen’s struggles during her reign in this second season. The second season of “The Crown” will also tackle significant historical events, such as the retirement of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, the Profumo affair, and the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

The shots and the direction are stunning, and Claire Foy’s acting is superb and on point. Who would not love this historical drama?

 

Heartland Season 11

This family drama series is ongoing, and now on its eleventh season. Heartland is not just a home for the horses. It’s where a lot of memories are made and connections are built.

A new baby is welcomed at Heartland. Amy teaches friends on how to connect with a horse, and organizes everything in the ranch before joining Ty on a journey. Heartland is in danger as someone from Ty’s past comes in at Hudson. A show jumping video spreads like wildfire, making Georgie sit down to consider her options for the future. But then, everyone is still keeping secrets.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

May the force with be you. Always. The Star Wars universe is so vast that each character has his or her own tale to be told. And this time, it will be about Han Solo. The character made famous by Harrison Ford. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as the young Han Solo.

And because this is all about Han Solo, Chewbacca shouldn’t be out of the picture, right? But how in the world did Han and Chewbacca get to be comrades? And how did Han end up with an encounter with Lando Calrissian?

As spoilers are not allowed, we will only be giving you one hint: this story is before the rebellion against the Empire.

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

World War II was a story of destruction, horror, and pain for those who had survived, but some remarkable tales happened along the way, like making connections through members of a book club. How did the Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society came about?

For writer Julie Ashton, a certain book by Charles Lamb brings her to the members of the book club. From there, her interest is piqued, and a decision to get to know about the members and the “society” itself brings about learning their life after the war.