This Week in Home Entertainment Releases

April 24, 2018

Paddington 2

Synopsis:
Following the worldwide hit Paddington, one of the most successful family films of all time, this much-anticipated sequel finds Paddington (Ben Whishaw) happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes.

Special Features:

  • Paddington: The Bear Truth
  • How to Make A Marmalade Sandwich
  • Music Video with Phoenix Buchanan
  • The Magical Mystery of Paddington’s Pop-Up Book
  • The Browns and Paddington: The Special Bond
  • Knuckles: A Fistful of Marmalade
  • The (Once) Famous Faces of Phoenix Buchanan
  • Audio Commentary by Director/Co-Writer Paul King

Paddington 2 is now available on Digital HD, DVD, and Blu-ray.

Grease: 40th Anniversary Edition

Synopsis:
Featuring an explosion of song and dance, as well as star-making performances from John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, Grease made an indelible impact on popular culture. 40 years later, the film remains an enduring favorite as legions of new fans discover the memorable moments, sensational soundtrack and classic love story. Boasting unforgettable songs including “Greased Lightnin,” “Look At Me, I’m Sandra Dee,” “Summer Nights,” “Hopelessly Devoted To You,” “Beauty School Drop Out” and, of course, “Grease,” the film is a timeless feel-good celebration.

Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary: Director Randal Kleiser and Choreographer Patricia Birch.
  • Introduction by Randal Kleiser: Available both under the special features tab and as an option when the selecting the “Play” menu button.
  • Rydell Sing-Along: Karaoke versions of songs form the film with an option to play all during the movie.
  • The Time, The Place, The Motion: Remembering Grease
  • NEW! Grease: A Chicago Story: A look back at the original stage production in Chicago. With Grease co-creator Jim Jacobs and others, the piece looks at origins and inspirations, Jacobs’ collaboration with Warren Casey, writing the story, its stage debut, transition to Broadway, legacy, and more.
  • NEW! Alternate Animated Main Titles: A ‘rough demo” recently uncovered in the Paramount vaults, finished especially for this 40th anniversary release.
  • NEW! Alternate Ending: Only previously available by way of a black and white work print. It is now being shown in color for the first time.
  • Deleted/Extended/Alternate Scenes: Includes an Introduction by Randal Keiser and the following scenes: “T”-Birds Harass Eugene — Extended, Classroom Announcements — Extended, Pink Ladies and Sandy at Lunch — Extended, She’s Too Pure to Be Pink — Extended, Intro to Summer Nights — Deleted, Rydell Pep rally — Extended, Kenickie and Danny Outside Frosty’s — Deleted, The Stroll — Extended, National Bandstand — Alternate, At the Dance — Alternate/Extended, and Thunder Road — Deleted.
  • Grease Reunion 2002 — DVD Launch Party
  • Grease Memories from John and Olivia
  • The Moves Behind the Music
  • Thunder Roadsters
  • John Travolta and Allan Carr “Grease Day” Interview
  • Olivia Newton-John and Robert Stigwood “Grease Day” Interview
  • Photo Galleries
  • Theatrical Trailer

Grease: 40th Anniversary Edition is now available on DVD. Blu-ray, and 4K.

 

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