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Blu-Ray and Digital HD Releases Today
The Huntsmen: Winter’s War – Universal’s rendition of the Snow White saga hits the shelves today. The star-studded cast, including Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, and Emily Blunt serves as both a sequel and prequel to 2012′s Snow White and the Huntsman.

Set in the world of Snow White, the film follows Freya who is betrayed by her evil sister to raise an army of huntsmen to protect her. Following the origin story of the huntsman, Eric defy’s Freya’s rule to never fall in love and angers the queen. However, as war escalates between the sisters, Eric and his lover joins Freya to end her sister’s evil reign.

The new blu-ray is presented in 1080p format and is of superb quality. The audio soundtrack is bolstered with a DTS:X soundtrack and has great sound for those with full 7.1 set ups.

Extra features include Deleted Scenes, Gag Reel, and a featurette of the making of the film.

Ratchet & Clank – In the animated realm, Ratchet and Clank comes out today. Based off a video game series, the film follows two space heroes that go out to stop an evil alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in a galaxy.

Universal knocks it out of the park with this transfer. Possibly due to being a CG animated film, the film looks great in its flawless 1080p presentation. The film also includes a lossless DTS-HD Master Audio and sounds great with the supporting video.

The new releases is a bit lacking in extras, only including 2 featurettes with the film.

However, for those who loved the video game, or just wanted to try something new, Ratchet and Clank is a solid pick up in that, you’ll watch wondering why it didn’t do better in the theaters. It was a pleasant film that’s enjoyable for the whole family.

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Some notable Digital HD releases also come out prior to their physical release:

Now You See Me 2 – sequel to the magic-filled original film.
The Jungle Book – real life retelling of a Disney classic.

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