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LIFEIf there’s one film you have to add to your collection, it’s the absolutely terrifying Life! It turns sci-fi inside out and offers some truly heart-stopping tension. Astronauts (Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds) aboard the International Space Station are on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As members of the crew conduct their research, the rapidly evolving life-form proves far more intelligent and terrifying than anyone could have imagined.The excellent bonus features include some exciting behind the scenes featurettes that showcases the art of filmmaking.  Read more about the film 

BILLYIn Ang Lee’s superb Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, nineteen-year-old private Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn), along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour. Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, what really happened to the squad is revealed, contrasting the realities of the war with America’s perceptions. Based on the novel by Ben Fountain. The first rate bonus features include the journey of filmmaker Ang Lee during the filming of of this groundbreaking film; how the cast was assembled, recreating the spectacular halftime show, the intense training and bonding experience of the combat soldiers, and deleted scenes.  Read more about the film 

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John Krasinski and Sharlto Copley

In the wacky comedy The Hollars aspiring artist John Hollar (John Krasinkski) returns to his middle America hometown on the eve of his mother’s (Margo Martindale)  brain surgery. Joined by his girlfriend, eight months pregnant (Anna Kendrick) with their first child, John is forced to navigate the crazy world he left behind as his dysfunctional family, high school pals, and over-eager ex flood back into his life ahead of his mother’s operation. If there’s one reason to see this film it is for South African actor Sharlto Copley as Hollar’s crazy brother.  The bonus features include audio commentary with John Krasinski and Margo Martindale,  featurettes on the making of the film as well as a Q and A at the LA Film Festival with the cast. Watch the trailer

chronically-metropolitan-9-2In the charming romantic comedy Chronically Metropolitan first-time novelist Fenton Dillane (Sholoh Fernandez) returns to New York City unannounced, ready to reclaim his lost love, Jessie (Ashley Benson),  who, unbeknownst to him, is engaged to be married. When Fenton enlists his headstrong sister, Layla (Mary-Louise Parker), and his drug-dealing best friend (Chris Noth) to help him win her back, his actions set in motion a chain of events that affect the lives of everyone around him for better and for worse. Watch the trailer

Supernatural Thrills

IncarnateIncarnate is a terrifying new take on films dealing with demonic possession.  A scientist with the ability to enter the subconscious minds of the possessed must save a young boy from the grips of a demon with powers never seen before, while facing the horrors of his past. It all begins when a single mother witnesses terrifying symptoms of demonic possession in her 11-year-old son (David Mazouz), a Vatican representative calls on wheelchair-bound scientist Dr. Seth Ember (Aaron Eckhart) to rid him of the evil spirit. Driven by a personal agenda rooted in his own tragic past, Ember enters the boy’s unconscious mind where he confronts a demon as ferocious as it is ingenious. It was directed by Brad Peyton who gave us the disaster film San Andreas. Watch the trailer

VisionsVisions offer a thrilling explorations of the supernatural. Leaving her hectic city lifestyle behind, young mother-to-be Eveleigh (Isla Fisher), joins her husband David (Anson Mount), at their beautiful new vineyard home only to be plagued by terrifying noises and visions of a sinister hooded figure. No one else hears or sees these hallucinations, not even David, who grows increasingly worried about his wife’s well-being. Desperate to prove her sanity, Eveleigh hunts down locals who reveal the haunted history of the vineyard in which she now resides. But when the pieces come together, the answer is far different – and more dangerous to her and her baby – than she ever imagined…Watch The Trailer