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February 4, 2014
 

New on DVD & Blu Ray this Week: Escape Plan & Death Wish 40th Anniversary Blu Ray

How the hell is Death Wish 40 years old? Surely that’s some kind of mistake? How time flies. There will never be another like Charles Bronson, he could be cool and ruthless and yet you’d still be on his side, simply because he’s Charlie Bronson.

Death Wish is released on Blu Ray in a 40th Anniversary special out now.

Synopsis: In this explosive story of revenge and urban violence, Charles Bronson plays Paul Kersey, a passifist who has a change of heart after his family is attacked by a gang of thugs in their apartment, and his wife is brutally murdered. Kersey turns vigilante overnight, stalking the mean streets of New York; on the prowl for muggers, hoodlums and other criminals. Death Wish is a violent, controversial film that tackles urban crime and the average citizen’s helplessness in dealing with it.

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Also available from today is a little film called Escape Plan starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

SYNOPSIS: Structural security specialist Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) is paid to enter high security prisons and escape while highlighting weaknesses in their apparently escape-proof systems. But when he is framed and incarcerated in a prison of his own design which is run by the relentless Warden Hobbes (Jim Caviezel), he has to put his incomparable skills to the ultimate test. However, in order to escape this particular prison he’ll need the help of another insider. Luckily he meets fellow prisoner and old-timer Swan Rottmayer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) who agrees to help Ray in his escape, but only if Ray agrees to free him while doing so…

Special Features include: Audio Commentary with director Mikael Hafström and Writer Miles Chapman; The Making Of Escape Plan; Maximum Security: The Real-Life Tomb; and Deleted Scenes.



About the Author

Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone.



 
 

 

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