Neighbors – Neighbors is about a young couple with a newborn daughter that just move into a new house before a fraternity moves in next door. The frat has aspirations on going down in history with the college and with the fraternity but when their parties get too loud they are reported to the police. That starts off a war between the members of the frat and the couple and their young daughter until only one of them remains. Stars Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Rated R.
The Rover – A dystopian movie set in Australia, 10 years after a global economic collapse. Starring Guy Pierce and Robert Pattinson, a loner in the Australian desert is stopped and has his car hijacked. On a mission to retrieve his car, Eric (Guy Pierce) along with the injured brother of one of the hijackers (Robert Pattinson) steal another car to track the hijackers down. Stars Guy Pierce and Robert Pattinson. Rated R.
The Signal – A group of hackers traveling cross-country discover a signal from a rival hacker and intend to track him down. Instead they are taken to a secret government facility and subjected to tests with alien technology. Stars Laurence Fishburne, Brenton Theaters, Olivia Cooke, and Lin Shaye. Rated PG-13.
Another huge TV release week, so only I’ll only comment if it’s something special.
How I Met Your Mother: Season 9 – The final season with lots of special features including deleted scenes and alternate ending. Not Rated.
Mummy I’m a Zombie – A sequel to the 2011 movie, Daddy I’m a Zombie. It apparently features many of the same characters but this time it has a popular girl who has to fight alongside many monsters to protect the world from evil. I kind of expect this to air on Cartoon Network in October but I could be wrong. Not Rated.
Tom & Jerry Show: Season 1 – Part 1 – Even though nearly all their TV series have been called something similar, this is the newest TV series of Tom & Jerry. This set comes with 2 discs with a total of 13 episodes. Not Rated.
Pokemon: Black & White Adventures in Unova Set 1 – The first 24 episodes Adventures in Unova, as Ash continues his travels with Cilan and Iris. It’s 4 discs with 9 hours of episodes, making this a pretty good deal if you’re a Pokémon fan. Not Rated.
Attack on Titan, Part 2 – The limited edition of Attack on Titan part 2 which features episodes 14 – 25 (again releasing before the end of the broadcast on Toonami). The limited edition comes with an art box that houses part one, as well as an art card and part 2 of the Beyond the Wall part 2 book and lots of other extras. If you’re a fan of Attack on Titan, then take a look at this set or get the Collector’s Edition over at Funimation.com.
One Piece: Collection Ten – The next set of One Piece episodes containing episodes 230 – 252. Not Rated.
Hyrule Warriors – Released on Sept. 26. Basically Dynasty Warriors in a Legend of Zelda setting. It’s a hack and slash type game but instead of set in wars during the classic periods of China, this has an all new storyline in Hyrule and having to defend the kingdom. Also features local two player co-op mode. Nintendo has never released a game like this before with Legend of Zelda so a lot of Zelda fans (including Krista) have been looking forward to this. Available only on Wii U. Rated T for Teen.
FIFA 15 – The newest iteration of the soccer based video game series by EA Sports. Available on PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, 3DS, and PC. Rated E for Everyone.
Disney INFINITY: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) Video Game Starter Pack – The newest version of the Disney video game accessory game adds Marvel characters and a whole new story line including one inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy. This update adds tons of Marvel characters as well as updated system to level up and use the accessories. Available on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, and Wii U. Rated E for Everyone 10 and Up.
Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star – A new game that takes place in-between series and takes place in a world where music and dance create magic. Available only on PS3. Rated T for Teen.
Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!! – An updated version of the original Arcana Heart 3 game from 2009. Available PS3 and PS Vita. Rated T for Teen.