Every Monday Blu-ray Bob gazes into his crystal ball and predicts what discs will be spinning in your DVD player in the upcoming months. This week’s forecast calls for the resurrection of an '80s action series and America's favorite vampire slayer.
There's no need to pity the fool that missed The A-Team in theaters because the remake of the '80s TV series is coming home on DVD and Blu-ray on December 14. The action flick starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Sharlto Copley as a team of soldiers framed for a crime they didn't commit will arrive on disc with an extended cut that has 15 minutes of additional footage. Both the DVD and Blu-ray will contain a commentary by director Joe Carnahan and the "A-Team Theme Mash-Up Montage;" the BD adds "The Devil's in the Details: Inside the Action with Joe Carnahan," deleted scenes, a gag reel, "Plan of Attack," "Character Chronicles" and a featurette on the splashy special effects.
Attention Buffy fans: your favorite vampire slayer lives on even though the Joss Whedon-created show starring Sarah Michelle Gellar ended its run some time ago. Fox is readying Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8 Motion Comic on both DVD and Blu-ray on January 4. Based on the Dark Horse comic book series, this motion comic adventure picks up where the final season of the live-action Buffy the Vampire Slayer left off. Both the DVD and Blu-ray will have featurettes, trivia and artwork galleries.
Aidan Quinn stars as a Ponzi scheme mastermind hiding out in Tijuana with his $2 billion stash who becomes the target of both a gangster (Andy Garcia) and an FBI officer (Mario Van Peebles) in Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright. The crime thriller co-starring Gina Gershon and Luke Goss arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on December 7 with deleted scenes, interviews and a short feature.