Blockbuster files for Bankruptcy in U.S.

Dallas Texas based Blockbuster Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States.

The Movie and Video game rental chain, which operates over 6,500 stores in eighteen countries, is over $1 billion in debt and has stopped paying interest to its lenders.

This Week on Blu-ray (September 21st)

Digital Home’s top pick on Blu-ray this week is the first season of “Modern Family”, a half hour situation comedy which won last year’s Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy series.

The series also won two other Emmy Awards, Outstanding Supporting Actor in Comedy Series for Eric Stonestreet, and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd.

Warner announces six Blu-ray 3D Releases for the holidays

Warner Bros. today announced it will release six Blu-ray 3D titles, the most released by any studio this year in mid-November.

3D Movies set to be released on November 16th include: “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 3D,” “Clash of the Titans 3D,” “The Polar Express 3D,” “IMAX Deep Sea 3D,” “IMAX Under the Sea 3D” and “IMAX Space Station 3D.”

This Week on Blu-ray (August 24th)

Digital Home’s top pick on Blu-ray this week is “The Square,” a 2008 thriller from Australia about how sexual temptation turns a man’s life upside down.

The result is a robbery, a murder and an intricate mystery.

This Week on Blu-ray (August 17th)

In a very quiet week for new releases, Digital Home’s top pick on Blu-ray this week is “The Good, the Bad, the Weird,” a 2008 South Korean comedy inspired by Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Set in Japanese occupied Manchuria in the 1930’s, the film follows three bandits who get their hands on a treasure map but are pursued by the Imperial Japanese army who believe they have stolen a map for a new railway from them.

This Week on Blu-ray (August 10th)

Digital Home’s top pick on Blu-ray this week is “Crumb,” a 1994 special interest documentary about underground cartoonist Robert Crumb.

Crumb is a moving film about the experiences and characters of the Crumb family, particularly Robert Crumb’s brothers, Maxon and Charles, his wife and children

This Week on Blu-ray (August 3rd)

Digital Home’s top pick on Blu-ray this week is “The Ghost Writer,” a British 2010 political thriller film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan and Kim Catrall.

Adapted from the Robert Harris novel The Ghost, the movie follows a unamed Ghost Writer, played by Ewan McGregor who agrees to complete the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang (Pierce Brosnan).

This Week on Blu-ray (July 20th)

In another slow week for new movie releases, Digital Home’s top pick on Blu-ray this week is “Mother,” a South Korean drama about a mother who desperately tries to prove her son’s innocence in the murder of a local high school girl.

The movie currently has a 96% approval rating among top critics on the Rotten Tomatoes website and was selected as South Korea’s official submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards.

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