Central Intelligence – Bob Stone changed his life around after he was bullied in high school and saved by a popular jock, Calvin Joyner. Bob’s become a muscular CIA agent, and on the eve of their 20 year high school reunion, looks to reconnect with Calvin. Calvin’s become an accountant, unsatisfied with his life and thinks his glory days are behind him. Bob turns to Calvin to help recapture a compromised spy satellite through number crunching using his accounting skills while the CIA and those that took over the satellite are now after both of them. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Aaron Paul, Danielle Nicolet, Timothy John Smith, Megan Park, Ryan Hansen, Thomas Kretschmann, and Kumail Nanjiani. Rated PG-13.
The Shallows – A medical student named Nancy Adams, mourning the loss of her mother, goes to a secluded beach tied to memories of her mother to surf. Out of nowhere the beach is attacked by a great white shark, injuring her and leaving her stranded on a rock 200 yards from the shore with the shark ever circling the beach and attacking those who go too deep into the water. Stars Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Brett Cullen, and Sedona Legge. Rated PG-13.
Warcraft – Warcarft is based on the series of video games and their spin-off novels. When the Orc home world starts to die, the orc clans unite to form “The Horde” and use a magic portal to escape to the human realm of Azeroth to try to colonize and invade their new realm. When the King of Azeroth, King Llane discovers what the Orcs are doing, he unites with warrior Anduin Lothar, and the wizard Medivh to protect the humans against the invading Hoarde. As the war goes on, leaders on both sides wonder if their war is the way to resolve their differences. Stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu. Rated PG-13.
Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates – Two partying brothers, Mike and Dave, are forced to turn to Craigslist in search of respectable dates to bring to their sister’s Hawaiian wedding at the insistence of their family. They pick up two seemingly normal waitresses, Tatiana and Alice, though Mike and Dave are hoping for a wild time. But once they all arrive in Hawaii, the brothers quickly find themselves over their heads as their dates quickly outsmart and outparty them. Stars Zac Efron, Adam DeVine, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, and Stephen Root. Rated R.
Ripper Street: Season 4 – The fourth season of the BBC series about the police department in Whitechapel. Ripper Street is notable in that it was saved from cancelation by Amazon and became a joint production. There is one more season already ordered before the series is slated to end. Not Rated.
Grimm: Season 5 – The NBC series about the Grimm family and hunting down monsters from fairy tales. It has been renewed for a final season as well. Not Rated.
Power Rangers Dino Charge: Rise – I have no idea about this volume other than it says it’s the “Spooktacular Halloween Edition” of Power Rangers. Not Rated.
Monster High: Welcome to Monster High – The latest Monster High movie, though one to probably skip. Having run out of other ideas, Welcome to Monster High is a total retcon of the series up to this point and totally ruins all the story according to multiple reviews from Amazon. Not Rated.
Howard Lovecraft And The Frozen Kingdom – A kids movie based on the series of graphic novels about Howard Lovecraft. Despite it being for kids, the stories are based on the stories of HP Lovecraft. Introduce your kids to Cthulhu and the Great Old Ones so they can be ready for the real horror when they are older! Rated PG.
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign – Season One, Part Two – The second half of season one of Seraph of the End, where after the majority of the population of the world is wiped out and only children remain, vampires reveal themselves to the public. Best friends Yuichiro and Mikaela are split, believing the other to be dead, with Mikaela forced to become a vampire and Yuichiro joining the resistance. Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign is one of the first generation of Broadcast Dubs (now Simuldubs) and features the voices of former guests Micah Solusod, Justin Briner, Alex Moore, and Ian Sinclair. Not Rated.
Maria the Virgin Witch: The Complete Series – Another one of the Broadcast Dubs, Maria the Virgin Witch version takes place during the Hundred Years War (though you wouldn’t know it from some of the outfits), Maria uses her magic during the war to try to bring an end to the war. However the archangel Michael places on her a curse that says if she ever loses her virginity that she will lost her magic powers as well. The series also features former guests Alexis Tipton as Maria, Austin Tindle as Joseph, and Whitney Rodgers as Artemis! Not Rated.
Mikagura School Suite: The Complete Series – Yet another Broadcast dub comes to video finally. Mikagura School Suite has Eruna Ichinomiya enter the magical Mikagura Academy where students battle using magical powers to gain popularity and funds. Eruna wants to start a brand new club to attract the prettiest girl in school to her club but uses her battles and charm to win friends along the way. It does feature former guest Chris Rager as one of the voices as well! Not Rated.
Chaika: Coffin Princess: Season 2 – Avenging Battle – Season 2 of Chaika: Coffin Princess and a dubbed release from Sentai Filmworks! The recovery of various separated body parts of dead emperor continues but with more powerful foes racing to discover the other missing body parts and the magic they contain. Not Rated.
Labyrinth of Grisaia / Eden of Grisaia – A sub only release and be warned, these appear to be on the mature side. The sequel OVA and series to Fruit of Grisaia.
Rainy Cocoa: Season One & Two – A strange release this week with a sub only release from Funimation. Rainy Cocoa is actually based on a digital manga series that is available in English and Japanese and apparently even comes with bilingual audio as well. That makes this sub release a little stranger but considering how small the series is I can understand it. A college boy with a girlish face takes a part time job at a cafe and has comedic encounters with his other male coworkers. Not Rated.
This is a very short form series so enjoy the actual first episode!
These games came out as well. They are just the latest versions of both franchises.
FIFA 17 – Available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC. Rated E for Everyone.
Forza Horizon 3 – Available for Xbox One. Rated E for Everyone.
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