This Week in Home Entertainment Releases

September 19, 2017

Wonder Woman

Synopsis:
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

Special Features:

  • Finding the Wonder Woman Within (HD, 23 min): A thoughtful piece on the character and her influence, inspiring many generations in a variety of fields.
  • Crafting the Wonder (HD, 16 min): EPK-like short doc made from a various cast & crew interviews discussing the plot, characters and the overall production with tons of BTS footage spliced in.
  • The Trinity (HD, 16 min): An interesting discussion on the character and how she compares to DC’s two other famous superheroes, exploring what makes her unique and how that’s translated to film.
  • The Wonder Behind the Camera (HD, 16 min): A chat with the women who participated in the production and their individual contributions to bringing the comic book character to life.
  • Warriors of Wonder Woman (HD, 10 min):  A more in-depth look at the Amazon warriors populating the island with attention to their rigorous training regimen and preparation for their respective roles.
  • Wonder Woman at War (HD, 6 min): On the set for shooting the pivotal “No Man’s Land” sequence.
  • Themyscira: The Hidden Island (HD, 5 min): On location, comparing the design of the island.
  • Beach Battle (HD, 5 min): The director reveals the amount of preparation that went into the sequence.
  • A Photograph Through Time (HD, 5 min): A closer examination of the photograph connecting other films.
  • Diana in the Modern World (HD, 5 min): Discussion on Diana’s reaction to women of the 21st Century.
  • Epilogue: Etta’s Mission (HD, 3 min): The character is given her own heroic moment to shine on screen.
  • Deleted/Extended Scenes (HD, 7 min): 
    Boat Conversation
    Charlie Never Sleeps
    Morning at the Train Station
    Parliament Steps
  • Blooper Reel (HD, 6 min)

Overall Thoughts:
Wonder Woman made a splash this summer at the box office and is sure to do the same with its home entertainment release. Packed with over two hours of special features, Warner Bros has gone all out with its newest release. Both the audio and visual aspects of the disc are in tiptop form as they help to capture the same cinematic experience as the theatres.

Technical Specs

  • Two-Disc Combo Pack
  • BD-50 Dual-Layer Disc / DVD-9 Dual-Layered Disc
  • Region Free

Video Resolution/Codec

  • 1080p/AVC MPEG-4

Aspect Ratio(s)

  • 2.40:1

Audio Formats

  • English Dolby Atmos
  • English Dolby TrueHD 7.1
  • French Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Portuguese Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1

Subtitles/Captions

  • English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French, Canadian French, Brazilian

Supplements

  • Featurettes
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Blooper Reel
  • UltraViolet Digital Copy

Exclusive HD Content

  • DVD Copy


The Big Sick


Synopsis:
Kumail is a Pakistani comic who meets an American graduate student named Emily at one of his stand-up shows. As their relationship blossoms, he soon becomes worried about what his traditional Muslim parents will think of her. When Emily suddenly comes down with an illness that leaves her in a coma, Kumail finds himself developing a bond with her deeply concerned mother and father.

These films are now available on blu ray, dvd, and available to stream on all major video on demand platforms (Amazon, YouTube, PlayStation, Xbox).

 

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