Check out what’s hitting DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD February 28
Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s look at all the top titles arriving this week on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at the major new releases, catalogue films and television collections hitting shelves and/or VOD beginning Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
Recent big-screen releases coming home February 28 begin with Robert Zemeckis’ gripping WWII thriller Allied, starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard. Then, Marvel’s Phase 3 continues with Scott Derrickson’s massive box office hit Doctor Strange. Benedict Cumberbatch makes his debut as Marvel’s master of mystic arts and the disc also offers a sneak peek at what’s to come when Strange returns this fall in Thor: Ragnarok. Fresh from its Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay wins at the Academy Awards, February 28 also brings home Barry Jenkins’ powerful drama Moonlight. Other new films include the Warren Beatty period comedy drama Rules Don’t Apply, the Steven Seagal actioner Contract to Kill and, on DVD only, the recent supernatural thriller Child Eater.
The Criterion Collection then follows its previous Richard Linklater releases (Slacker, Dazed and Confused and Boyhood) with The Before Trilogy, collecting Before Sunset, Before Sunrise and Before Midnight alongside a host of special features. You can browse the stylish covert art for all three titles alongside the set’s box art in the gallery viewer below.
February 28 also sees the continuation of Lionsgate’s Vestron Video line. The eighth title in the collector’s line is director Tibor Takács cult creature feature The Gate. We’re thrilled to feature a look at the Blu-ray’s features. In the player below, you can take a behind-the-scenes look at one of the film’s special effects sequences.
Not to be outdone, Shout! Factory‘s Scream Factory label brings to Blu-ray a collector’s edition of the bizarre 1986 fairy tale fueled gore fest Deadtime Stories. Framed as a father’s reluctant bedtime stories to his young son, the film offers three short stories, including a werewolf take on “Little Red Riding Hood” and a a “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” wherein the heroine is reenvisioned as a criminally insane young woman with Carrie-like ESP powers.
Although it won’t be available until Friday, March 3, this week also sees the digital HD release of DreamWorks Animation‘s Sing. The animated hit hails from writer and director Garth Jennings and boasts the vocal talents of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Tori Kelly.
You can check out cover art for all the February 28, 2017 releases in the gallery viewer below alongside a listing of each release’s special features (where applicable).
– Story of Allied
– From Stages to the Sahara: The Production Design of Allied
– Through the Lens: Directing with Robert Zemeckis
– A Stitch in Time: The Costumes of Allied
– ‘Til Death Do Us Part: Max and Marianne
– Guys and Gals: The Ensemble Cast
– Lights, Pixels, ACTION! The Visual Effects of Allied
– Behind the Wheel: The Vehicles of Allied
– Locked and Loaded: The Weapons of Allied
– That Swingin’ Sound: The Music of Allied
– A Strange Transformation – Open your eye to a new dimension of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and see how the filmmakers brought one of comic books’ greatest characters to life.
– Strange Company – Find out what it’s like for the cast to work on a Marvel film, and how Director Scott Derrickson engineered one of the most ambitious, imaginative films ever.
– The Fabric of Reality – Take a closer look at the movie’s extraordinary sets, meticulously crafted costumes and amazingly detailed production elements.
– Across Time and Space – Explore the countless hours of dance and fight choreography the actors endured in preparation for their physically demanding roles.
– The Score-cerer Supreme – Join Composer Michael Giacchino and a full orchestra during live recording sessions, and experience the movie’s mind-bending music.
– Marvel Studios Phase 3 Exclusive Look – Get an early peek at Marvel’s spectacular upcoming films, including Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War.
– Team Thor: Part 2 – See more of the hilarious partnership between Thor and his roommate Darryl in this satirical short.
– Deleted Scenes:
Strange Meets Daniel Drumm
Kaecilius Searches for Answers
The Kamar-Taj Courtyard
Lost in Kathmandu
– Gag Reel
– Audio Commentary by Director Scott Derrickson
– Audio Commentary with Director Barry Jenkins
– “Ensemble of Emotion: The Making of Moonlight” Featurette
– “Poetry Through Collaboration: The Music of Moonlight” Featurette
– “Cruel Beauty: Filming in Miami” Featurette
Rules Don’t Apply
– This is Rules Don’t Apply – Featurette
– Music Video: “The Rules Don’t Apply” performed by Lily Collins
Contract to Kill
– “The Making of Contract to Kill” Featurette
– Audio Commentaries:
With Director Tibor Takacs, Writer Michael Nankin, and Special Effects Designer & Supervisor Randall William Cook
With Special Effects Designer & Supervisor Randall William Cook, Special Make-Up Effects Artist Craig Reardon, Special Effects Artist Frank Carere, and Matte Photographer Bill Taylor
– Isolated Score Selections and Audio Interview with Composers Michael Hoenig and J. Peter Robinson
“The Gate: Unlocked”
“From Hell It Came”
“The Workman Speaks!”
“Made in Canada”
“From Hell: The Creatures & Demons of The Gate”
“Making of The Gate”
– Original Teaser Trailer
– Original Theatrical Trailer
– TV Spot
– Storyboard Gallery
– Behind-the-Scenes Still Gallery
– NEW Hi-Def Transfer From The Original Negative
– NEW Audio Commentary With Co-writer/Director Jeffrey Delman
– NEW I Like The Grotesque – An Interview With Co-writer/Director Jeffrey Delman
– NEW Interviews With Actors Cathryn de Prume, Melissa Leo And Scott Valentine
– The Black Forest – An Alternate Cut Of The First Story
– Deleted Scenes
– Theatrical Trailers
– Still Gallery
The Before Trilogy
– New, restored 2K digital transfers of Before Sunrise and Before Sunset and a 2K digital master of Before Midnight, approved by director Richard Linklater, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Before Sunrise Blu-ray and 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks on the Before Sunset and Before Midnight Blu-rays
– New discussion featuring Linklater and actors Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke, moderated by critic Kent Jones
– Behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from the productions of Before Sunrise and Before Sunset
– Audio commentary on Before Midnight by Delpy, Linklater, and Hawke
– Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny, a feature-length 2016 documentary by Louis Black and Karen Bernstein
– After Before, a new documentary by Athina Rachel Tsangari about the making of Before Midnight in Greece
– New conversation between scholars Dave Johnson and Rob Stone about Linklater’s work
– Episode of the radio program Fresh Air featuring host Terry Gross, Linklater, Delpy, and Hawke
– Linklater // On Cinema & Time, a 2016 video essay by filmmaker :: kogonada
– An essay on the trilogy by critic Dennis Lim
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth
Fuller House: Season One
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