While the DVD and Blu-ray offerings are a bit slim this week, Netflix is managing to take care of us when it comes to the Instant Play. This week will include the first day of a new month, which means tons of new additions to the streaming services. Probably the biggest update to the catalog that I’ve seen in quite a while. Highlights include such movies as Pulp Fiction, Scream 1 and 2, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Trainspotting, Sin City, Gone Baby Gone, Chasing Amy and many many more. Check the full listing through the link.
Rentrak has announced last week’s most rented and highest-selling movies. In sales, Despicable Me came in to unseat Eclipse as the animated feature took over the first spot as highest-selling movie in it’s debut week on DVD and Blu-ray. This is no surprise after reports earlier of the movie doing so well. Eclipse didn’t fall far though as it still holds second place in its third week of release. Meanwhile, Toy Story 3 continues to sell well as it manages to land at number 7. That makes almost two months straight now that the release has been out and in the top ten.
Rentrak has announced the top movie sales and rentals for the week ending December 12, 2010. This week continues to see Toy Story 3 sitting in the top 5 as Eclipse remains in the number one spot for its second week. Check out the full lists through the link.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have begun setting the stage for the 2011 Academy Awards. They have now announced the finalists for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. With 15 contenders, there are plenty visual treats amongst this list. However, come time to hand out that Oscar, only 3 of the finalists will [...]
In this weekly feature, we bring you the latest releases on DVD and Blu-ray for the week. Releases this week include Knight and Day, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Going the Distance, Vampires Suck and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (to be released Saturday).