DVD Round-Up: 'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Detective Pikachu,' 'Shadow,' 'Amazing Grace,' 'Riverdale,' & 'Attack on Titan'
Week of August 13, 2019
August 12, 2019
This week's home entertainment releases include the #1 film of 2018, plus the first live-action Pokemon movie, an Aretha Franklin documentary saved from the scrapheap with a computer restoration, a brilliant martial arts film from the auteur of The House of Flying Daggers, the latest seasons of the Archie Comics-inspired Riverdale and the Stephen King-based Mr. Mercedes, as well as new episodes of the white hot anime science fiction series Attack on Titan.
With Extra Week, Year-to-Date Tracks Up 0.69%
August 9, 2019
With 31 weeks through the end of July 2019 vs. 30 weeks through the end of July 2018 (or 3% more weeks), sales were up 0.63% year-to-date.
Week of July 23, 2019
July 22, 2019
This week’s home entertainment offerings include three box office “bombs” that despite their financial failures, are definitely worth a look, plus a thought-provoking documentary about church and state in contemporary America, and a classic anime comedy produced by Kyoto Animation.
Week of July 16, 2019
July 15, 2019
This week's home entertainment offerings include Shazam!, one of the most entertaining movies yet from the DC Comics Cinematic Universe, plus Fast Color, a totally different kind of superhero film, the first season of the live-action Titans series, a new less expensive complete set of Gerry Anderson's Space: 1999, plus the second collection of the Naruto spin-off, Boruto.
As Cover Prices Mask Unit Declines for Month, First Half
July 12, 2019
Comics and graphic novel sales to comic stores were up a thin 0.36% over the year-ago period in June, according to information released by Diamond Comic Distributors.
Week of July 9, 2019
July 8, 2019
This week's home entertainment releases include the remake of 1980s Stephen King-based horror film, the body-swapping comedy Little, the steamy college romance After , and the highbrow science fiction film High Life , plus the final season of the comics-inspired Gotham TV series as well as the 2019 season of the Syfy fantasy series The Magicians.
Already at $580 Million Worldwide
July 7, 2019
After Fox's X-Men sequel, Dark Phoenix bombed and a Men in Black sequel disappointed, some might have worried that the superhero/comic book genre might be slipping, but Spider-Man: Far From Home, the second Spider-Man film made under the auspices of Marvel Studios and set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, forged a strong $185 million dollar six-day debut.