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Starring Tony® & Emmy® Winner Bryan Cranston Reprising His Role as President Lyndon B. Johnson

Available to Download on Digital HD July 11, 2016
DVD with Digital HD & Blu-ray® with Digital HD will street on September 6, 2016
Marvel’s Captain America: 
Civil War

 has conquered both audiences and critics, debuting to $179.1 million—the fifth-biggest domestic opening of all time. When it arrives early on Digital HD, Digital 3D and Disney Movies Anywhere on Sept. 2 and on Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on Sept. 13, viewers can join the nonstop action and pick their side—Team Cap, commanded by Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), or Team Iron Man, led by Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.). And don’t miss the 60+ minutes of in-depth bonus features that take viewers behind the battle lines with their favorite Super Heroes!
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VIKINGS: SEASON 4 VOLUME 1 Arrives on Blu-ray & DVD October 4

Vikings returns for a gripping fourth season. Season 3 culminated with the extraordinary battle in Paris, where Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) seized victory from the jaws of defeat–but still returns to Kattegat dangerously ill. Thoughts of his death galvanize the forces who seek to succeed him as king, including his wife Queen Aslaug (Alyssa Sutherland) and his oldest son, Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig). Meanwhile, Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) continues power struggles with her calculating, former second in command, Kalf (Ben Robson); Rollo (Clive Standen) betrays his Vikings heritage by remaining in Frankia and Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård) is seized for his brutal actions to the Christian priest Athelstan.


Joining the stellar cast this season is Peter Franzén as King Harold Finehair, a complex character who seeks to be King of Norway and a potential threat to Ragnar; Jasper Pääkkönen as Halfdan The Black, King Harold’s violent younger brother; and Dianne Doan as Yidu a completely different character within the world of the Vikings who fascinates Ragnar.

In August in conjunction with the release of Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season on Digital HD, HBO invites viewers across the land to the launch of a brand new political movement: The GoT Party!

As the winds of change swirl around Westeros and the Seven Kingdoms, GoT fans have, at long last, the opportunity to let their voices be heard loud and clear with The GoT Party.

Watch the video and see how it's all done!

HELL OR HIGH WATER
A Conversation with Director David Mackenzie and star Gil Birmingham

Jeri Jacquin

This week in theatres comes the film HELL OR HIGH WATER and I am on the dusty trail of being excited about it. As you can read from my review of the film I couldn’t be more pleased with the direction, story and casting of this unique film. 

Director David Mackenzie has brought a modern western to the screen filled with the themes of outlaws versus lawmen but the story of the outlaws is much more than being ‘bad guys’. This English director is responsible for films that cause conversations with such films as YOUNG ADAM in 2003, PERFECT SENSE in 2011 and 2013’s STARRED UP.

Gil Birmingham’s resume is long and filled with characters ranging from Native American characters to law enforcement. In 2008 Birmingham would play the role of Billy Black in the world-wide phenomenon series of TWILIGHT and continue this role until his character’s demise. I would see him again in 2014 in a few of my favorite series including HOUSE OF CARDS, BANSHEE and UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT. 

I had the amazing opportunity to sit down with these two fine gentlemen to discuss their film HELL OR HIGH WATER coming to theatres this Friday. Directed by Mackenzie, the film tells the story of two brothers who believe the only way to solve their financial problems and save the family ranch is by robbing banks. Birmingham plays Alberto Parker, Texas law enforcement who along with Marcus Hamilton played by Jeff Bridges investigates who the robbers are and how to stop them.

Thank you both gentlemen for speaking with me today about HELL OR HIGH WATER. I have to say, at the Q&A after last night’s screening it surprised me how detail oriented the audience was about the film, like the gentlemen asking about the casino scene.

Mackenzie: That was an interesting and strange question at the same time wasn’t it? The casino scene was done in the actual casino and yes there are so many sounds going off it can be quite distracting. There is some work done in post production but it was all quite real.

The humor of the film having lived the south is hilarious to me and the wise cracks were pretty good. Of course the Dr. Pepper- Mr. Pibb line really did have me rolling. I mean seriously, you don’t put a Mr. Pibb in front of a Dr. Pepper person and think we won’t know the difference.

Mackenzie: <laughing> That really was an education for me. I didn’t know about that until someone brought it to my attention. It’s lovely to play those details.

I was please also to learn that Taylor Sheridan wrote the script for the film. 

Mackenzie: I think this script truly does come from him and it’s so well written.

When you first read the script what was your reaction?

Mackenzie: I thought it was almost a perfect script actually. I loved the journey it went on beginning so hard and tough and delving deeper into the character and even being humorous. The script does get into deeper things and just changes into so many different levels. For me as a film director, there were enormous opportunities to be cinematic and to explore bigger American themes but in a not heavy handed way. These are great characters and it offered amazing opportunities to cast the story with such talent like the man sitting next to me here. It was a love affair for me really. I had been to West Texas and wanted to do something with a western theme and in that landscape. So when the script came I knew I could do just that which is very exciting for me – as a foreigner.

Birmingham: That’s the amazing part, that you captured it all. Several people at the screening last night were from the south and they wanted to know how he captured that. 

Mackenzie: I had a great team and material and a strong desire to represent this world as well as I could with an open heart and an open mind.

Gil, when you read the script, what was your thought on playing Alberto Parker?

Birmingham: I thought it was brilliant layering and touching on so many different aspects of what the culture is currently, economically, socially and politically. There are issues of race, issues of guns but not any heavy handedness in the approach to each one. It is also in a humorous way many times. People will be able to be open to receive these thoughts and how we conduct ourselves with fellow human beings.

I also have to say I don’t think I can recall a film where Native Americans are the subject of such direct joking. I find it happens easily within a family but here it is between Parker and Hamilton so openly. What is your feeling about that?

Birmingham: That is a great question and I think when I first read it it was the thing that stood out for me as well. It happens in families as you say and that brings the question of the relationship between Marcus and Alberto. What is their relationship and how does Alberto receive things? Sometimes he jabs back at him but what became clear is that they were brothers and Jeff’s character is my brother who knows the hot spots and triggers just like a family member would. They learn to deal with one another and that was the capability of the character, by ribbing his ‘brother’ he is showing his affection. 

We know no one but family can do that – no one!

Birmingham: Absolutely!

Mackenzie: It was important to me that we looked at those issues as well. We didn’t shy away from anything. When you first hear some of that ribbing, it is a bit tough. As a result of that it helps with the arc of their relationship and you realize that this thing that feels shocking is part of their relationship. I think it gives it a special dimension. 

An example for you is last night there was a woman next to me that when the ribbing started she pushed back into her chair with her jaw slightly open yet I’m sitting there laughing. That’s when I realized that Hamilton and Parker’s relationship ran very deep.

Mackenzie: We were all a bit nervous about it so it’s good to hear that it has come across that way. There is a concern about being sensitive and it could have gone either way. 

Birmingham: The other part of it was the Native culture of respect, understanding and compassion are all the core elements that I know had to be there. Jeff’s character had suffered the loss of his wife two years prior and now being forced to retire from a job that is his identity. Alberto wanted to still have this last hurrah with him being the one to be with him so these jabs get filtered.

Mackenzie: I love the resilience on his face and the ‘here we go again’ and the unspoken that shows clearly. Gil brings all of that though the looks he has. I think it is a lovely dimension.

Last night you also talked about the dimension of the characters. We are dealing with two sets of brothers and whether you see it as good or bad, as a director these four characters never really meet until the very end. How was that for you working with two and two?

Mackenzie: What was really very interesting was the schedule and I had to shoot Chris and Ben first which was right before STAR TREK so I had very little time. There is a very real energy and we shot almost sequentially. We connected with the odd couple of this brotherly relationship. It was all about the brothers; it was a strong element because we did it so quickly. That finished siding with the outlaws and then Jeff and Gil come in and we side with the lawmen! I was really very happy that the schedule forced that on us so we could focus on each side individually rather than juggling the two. The two brotherly dynamics are very different but have echoes of each other with the tough love and antagonism but the deep affection beneath it. 

Gil, you and Jeff spent a lot of time together obviously. What did you learn from him because you are pretty alright yourself.

Birmingham: <laughing> Why thank you! You know Jeff is such a generous individual. Jeff is about the love and he shares it whenever he can. We got to play music together and that’s how we got to connect from the very beginning at such an intimate level. We have been playing since we were kids. The first thing he said was ‘let’s jam’ and it really opened the door to connect with that language. That opened the trust for us to cross over into the film language. 

Did you realize that you are playing with – ‘The Dude’?

Birmingham: Yes, I’m sitting there thinking I am the dude jamming with The Dude!

Mackenzie: I think Jeff’s performance as this character is just as iconic as other characters he has played as well. 

He just nails the laid backed yet don’t take this laid back as you can pull something over on me type of character.

Birmingham: You know he is such a skilled performer and actor, he has such a trove of experience that he brought it all to this character.

That’s what drew the audience in, the fact everyone was invested in the story before they knew they were being drawn in. What would you each like the audience to take away from this film.

Mackenzie: I think the film is a film that should be enjoyed first and foremost with elements of a bank robber-western genre elements. It is about American now and hopefully it asks questions about what is happening now and I hope those questions will resonate. I also want to say that to anyone who doesn’t know it there is a lot of humor as well and although it is dealing with a serious subject there is also a lot of moments that really help you get through as it were.










Well, Café Lady is my new heroine! (This is a character in the film that I will not tell you about because she has to be seen to be believed.)

Mackenzie: <laughing with Gil> She is a very fine actress and lovely.

Birmingham: So I hope everyone has a great time and is entertained. I love the fact that it is set in a way that there is some ambiguity about it. That people don’t really know who the bad guys are and who the good guys are. It is so perfectly written out and Hollywood at its best will provide a platform for people to have creative discussions about things like the subject matters in our film. There is the question of guns and economics and so forth, all things that need to be discussed. If we can present them in a way that people feel entertained yet thought provoking at the same time we are pleased. 

Thank you gentlemen for your time and for allowing me to prod you without giving too much of the film away for audiences to enjoy.

Mackenzie: Thank you Jeri, so much.

Birmingham: Yes, thanks Jeri, we appreciate you wanting to speak with us.


The pleasure was all truly mind and congratulations to both director David Mackenzie and Gil Birmingham – the film is exceptional with a cast that brings so much to the screen. 

Opening in theatres this Friday is a film that will leave audiences thrilled for a piece that is thought provoking, shocking, humorous and asking ‘how far would you go for family?’ 
HELL OR HIGH WATER is the film to see! 





A tale as old as time is coming to celebrate it's anniversary...join us for a dance won't you? 

Disney's
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Relive it all with THE WALKING DEAD: 
The Complete Sixth Season on Bluray

Jeri Jacquin

If there ever was a reason to be crazy excited for THE WALKING DEAD it would be Season Six as AMC and Anchor Bay Entertainment release THE WALKING DEAD: The Complete Sixth Season.

The season opens in spectacular fashion as Rick (Andrew Lincoln) is up to his quarry in zombies! Trying to lure them away, Rick’s group and the other Alexandrians take a plan step by step to save the town. That might not matter in the slightest when a blaring horn changes their plans. 

The “W” found on the foreheads of others is finally revealed as the Wolves hit Alexandria hard. While Rick and the others taking care of Walkers, it is up to the town to come together as Morgan (Lennie James), Carol (Melissa McBride), and Carl (Chandler Riggs) do what it is they have learned to do – protect their own. The one exception is Enid who decides to take off.

As Glenn (Steven Yeun) and Michonne (Danai Gurira) try to change the course of the herd of zombies, they are caught and separated leaving Glenn and Nicholas trapped as the others get away. What happens next is still one of the most talked about episodes and if you haven’t seen it I’m not about to give it all away.

After the Wolves in Alexandria, Rick gets there in time to gather up those he can. Maggie (Lauren Cohan) keeps her composure when she learns Glenn is among those who hasn’t returned, especially since she has news for him. 

Back on the road, Daryl (Norman Reedus), Sasha (Sonequa Martin-Green) and Abraham are still leading the pack away and they don’t expect to be attacked by a group they have never seen before. Taking what the three had collected, but not before meeting The Saviors who tell them everything now belongs to the mysterious Negan!

Glen finds the runaway Enid and convinces her to return to Alexandria. What Carol discovers about Morgan brings nothing short of a confrontation between the two. Caught in the middle is Denise (Merritt Wever) who has taken over the role of town doctor. 

Once the Walkers find their way in to Alexandria, Rick and the group head to Jessie’s house but not before realizing Deanna is in trouble. Also in trouble is Carl who is injured in a harsh way. It is the fuel brought back by Daryl, Sasha and Abraham (Michael Cudlitz) that stop further invasion.

Then the arrival of Jesus (Tom Payne) introduces the Alexandrians to the Hilltop where Negan is finally explained to them. The Saviors are Negans’ group who go around taking from everyone. Maggie has a meeting with the Hilltop’s leader Gregory (Xander Berkeley) and a deal is struck – in exchange for food and supplies, Maggie’s group must take out The Saviors.

A plan is formed with Rick and a group deciding how to handle this group of unknowns. Maggie and Carol are on the outside when Daryl hears that they have been taken by a group of fairly insane individuals. What the captors don’t know is that Maggie and Carol aren’t about to take their captivity without a fight.

Daryl, Rosita (Christian Serratos), Eugene (Josh McDermitt) and Denise are looking for medical supplies for the injured but Dwight (Austin Amelio) and The Saviors are waiting for them. The group that is left lock Alexandria down but not before Carol decides she has had enough and leaves. Rick and Morgan go after her while Daryl decides he isn’t going to take killing his people lying down.

What none of the suspect is that The Saviors are waiting all round them and in a finale that is still causing a stir with fans – Rick, Michonne, Carol, Eugene, Abraham, Rosita, Glen, Maggie and Daryl are on their knees before Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and one will feel the wrath of Lucille.

One swing of that bat changes everything!

Did I tell you everything? Absolutely not! That is the best part of this series; there is no way to tell anyone everything as the creepy fleshy stuff is in the details. Of course THE WALKING DEAD has zombies and some of the best undead I have ever seen on television, or in film for that matter.

Lincoln as Rick can do no wrong and if you don’t believe me just as the thousands of howling fans when that man enters Hall H of Comic Con every year. He may have his ‘Rick-tator’ moments but we all love him! This season he is up against the craziest sorts trying to control as much of this uncontrollable world as possible. 

Gurira as Michonne has finally come to terms with how this chaos is and still manages to give fans what they have suspected for a few seasons now. There is chemistry that finally brings love among the corpses. Yes, I’m going to talk in zombie terms as much as possible. Gurira gives this character such depth and yet still manages a smile occasionally and I’ve watched that smile change things up.

Riggs as Carl has certainly grown up right before our eye (pun intended) yet he still is showing signs of definitely being his father’s son. He is also big brother who isn’t about to let Wolves, Saviors or any other creepy thing get near his baby sister! Yeun as Glenn continues to get out of bloody situations while continuing to be a supporter of the group that keeps Maggie safe.

McBride as Carol is secretly my favorite because she is the only woman I know who can look like June Cleaver until it’s time to rip off the housewife-baking sweater and wield a weapon. Cohan as Maggie has taken on a leadership role that frees Rick up to be the muscle. Now with her own secret know that it won’t be a secret for long! Cudlitz as Abraham shows me once again what I’ve already known – redheads are badasses! McDermott as Eugene has me wondering this season whether his character is going to do something significant or end up a zombie happy meal. Serratos as Rosita is also showing her chops and Wever as Denise learns what chops can do. James as Morgan is a character I can’t talk about without wanting to throw something at him whereas once I trusted Morgan – now I don’t. 

Reedus as Daryl can never be messed with – both in character and out. I just enjoy his performance as Daryl because he doesn’t necessarily need dialogue to get his point across. Losing his bike and bow are reason enough to be afraid of him but this season he has some introspection that I think is going to serve him well in Season 7.

AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. Their lineup has included Mad Men and Breaking Bad with original dramas continuing with Better Call Saul, Halt and Catch Fire, Hell on Wheels, Into the Badlands, Humans as well as Fear The Walking Dead. Don’t think they are finished as the new series Feed the Beast, The Son and The Terror are coming soon! To go deeper into these series visit www.amc.com. 

Anchor Bay Entertainment leads in independent home entertainment that includes STARZ Original series, children’s entertainment and sports with specialty films on Bluray and DVD. For more of what they have to offer and get ready to add to your home entertainment library please visit www.anchorbayentertainment.com. 

TUBS OF POPCORN: Are you kidding? Of course I give THE WALKING DEAD: The Complete Sixth Season five tubs of popcorn out of five. There is absolutely nothing about this series I would change (even when I’m screaming my head off saying “that’s so wrong I can’t stand it! or “oh no they didn’t!” or “this is just b.s.”) and legions of fans would probably agree with me.

Yes we get emotional, yes we get crazy, yes we think that creator Robert Kirkman is systematically trying to drive us insane with cliffhangers and season breaks but yet we will come back – time after time. Why?

Because the characters are intense, the storylines are epic, set designs are nothing short of amazing, the cinematography is breath-stealing and SFX-god Greg Nicotero knows exactly how to make us freak out with epic zombies. Does that answer your question?

The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season on Bluray includes Inside The Walking Dead (on DVD), Episode 616: Last Day on Earth – Extended Version (on Bluray), Audio Commentaries, Deleted Scenes (which I LOOOOOVED), The Making of “The Walking Dead, In Memoriam, 601: Out of the Quarry, Guts & Glory: The Death of Nicholas, Strength in Bonds, Negan: Someone to Fear and The Face of Death: Iconic Walkers of the Season. Three hours of extra content is just the beginning of what can be the most amazing marathon watching! 

THE WALKING DEAD is a series that is worthy of being a part of anyone’s home media library because fans of the comic book and series will never get tired of revisiting the beginning of this storyline up until the Negan line up! This fall fans will be glued to their television on the premier of Season 7 and yes, I am one of them.

In the end – sometimes it isn’t the Walkers they need to fear!

​LUCIFER: The Complete First Season Charms with Heat

Jeri Jacquin
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the DVD I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own. 

Coming to DVD this week from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is the first season of the hit series LUCIFER: The Complete First Season.

Lucifer (Tom Ellis) isn’t having as much fun as he’d like to be so he decides that coming to Los Angeles might solve that problem. What ends up actually happening is he becomes part of the LAPD and that’s the easy telling!

Arriving in Los Angeles, Lucifer owns a very exclusive night club. When a pop star is killed in front of him it isn’t going to go down well. Using his powers, he helps Chloe Decker (Lauren German) who is a detective solve the crime. 

Chloe and Lucifer work together again to solve another homicide and don’t think his Dad down under hasn’t taken notice. That isn’t stopping Lucifer from getting more and more involved with each case. Also with each case, Lucifer tries his charms out on Chloe who isn’t exactly swooning over him.

This life isn’t exactly as Lucifer thought it would be and Hell-Throne-Holder Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside) isn’t making it any easier using Lucifer’s psychotherapist Dr. Martin (Linda Martin) in any way possible. He’s also being looked out for by friend Mazikeen (Leslie Ann Brandt).

But a huge decision is made by Lucifer when his wings are stolen and what he does with them puts Amenadiel in a twist. Chloe reaches out for help from Dan Espinoza (Kevin Alejandro) but Lucifer sees it all as another reason to find a way into Chloe’s heart.

Let’s not forget Malcolm (Kevin Rankin)! Part of the Palmetto case that Chloe and Dan are working on, he also becomes part of a murder mystery himself. But its Amenadiel who isn’t about to let Malcolm forget the reason he is even around in the first place. 

It all comes slowly together as Malcolm tells Dan of Amenadiel’s plan which is going to cost one of them dearly. Lucifer has had about enough when he and Amenadiel get into it and the only stopping destruction is Mazikeen. This is keeping everyone on edge because Chloe is piecing together a murder that points to Lucifer and now her own family is in danger.

Lucifer, Chloe, Amenadiel and Malcolm are all about to discover that their fight is going to call upon a most unexpected and heavenly of favors!

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings their home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment to those looking to expand their own personal home media library. DC Entertainment is part of the Warner Bros. with their story telling and characters. There is so much for fans to choose from so please visit www.wbshop.com. 

DC Entertainment is responsible for Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman and The Flash to name a few. Working together with Warner Bros., DC Entertainment has reached film, television, home entertainment and games. DC Entertainment continues to publish thousands of comic books and graphic novels as well. 

TUBS OF POPCORN: I give LUCIFER: The Complete First Season four tubs of popcorn out of five. This is such a different series with continually unexpected plotlines. Of course it is a little boggling to the mind that anyone named Lucifer might do good things. 

LUCIFER is based on the character from DC Entertainment and let us not kid ourselves – the ladies have gone berserk for Tom Ellis! This character is charming, intense, and humorous and doesn’t have a problem breaking away from the family business. Seriously, how could viewers not enjoy this series? Ellis is just charm wrapped up in a bad boy that is the ultimate bad boy!

German as Decker is such a great character because she is in the middle of the real world and the world no one (but Lucifer) else has experienced. Woodside as Amenadiel is a seriously intense character that kind of scares me when he’s standing there with his huge wings span and furrowed brow! Brandt as Mazikeen has the continual task of keeping an eye on Lucifer while keeping Amenadiel’s plans at bay. I’m sure it isn’t easy being friends of little hellions like these two.

Espinoza as Dan leaves viewers wondering most of the first season which side he is on. Rankin as Malcolm is awesome; I mean seriously, how many demons does it take to plan to off Lucifer…apparently just this one! Harris as Dr. Martin has her hands full and equally more so once the family secret it out. 

The DVD contains the episodes The Pilot, Lucifer Stay Good Devil, The Would-Be Prince of Darkness, Manly Whatnots, Sweet Kicks, Favorite Son, Wingman, Et Tu Doctor?, A Priest Walks Into a Bar, Pops, St. Lucifer, #TeamLucifer, and Take Me Back to Hell.

There are also Special Features with this DVD including Lucifer: 2015 Comic Con Panel, Character Profile: Amenadiel, Character Profile: Linda, Character Profile: Chloe Decker, Character Profile: Dan, Devilish Duo, Lucifer Morningstar, Deleted Scenes and a Gag Reel. 

The release of season one of LUCIFER is just in time as the new FOX line up begins soon with LUCIFER coveting the Monday time slot at 9/8 central. So gather up the gang and marathon the entire DVD before season two begins because secrets are revealed and charm will be doubled!

In the end –experience the devilish charms of the Lord of Hell!

DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW: 
The Complete First Season are Heroic on Bluray

Jeri Jacquin

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Bluray I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own. 

Coming to Bluray, DVD and Digital HD this week from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment are the superheroes of DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW.

It is 2166 and Vandal Savage has taken over the planet. In the process that very evil has taken the family of Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) who knows that it is time to take action before Savage becomes completely unstoppable. 

Hunter travels back to 2016 in the Waverider with only one goal in mind – gathering the best and the worst to make a plan of action. Together with Ray Palmer-Atom (Brandon Routh), Sara Lance-White Canary (Caity Lotz), Jax Jackson (Franz Drameh), Martin Stein-Firestorm (Victor Garber), Leonard Snart-Captain Cold (Wentworth Miller), Carter Hall (Falk Hentschel) and Kendra Saunders-Hawkgirl (Ciara Renee), Hunter travels even further back to 1975 to see Professor Boardman who was/is an expert on Vandal Savage to learn his secrets.

In that trip the group learns about themselves as well before they are all attacked by a bounty hunter named Chronos (Dominic Purcell) who is fairly upset that Hunter stole his ship to gather them all up. Not finished with 1975, they try to find Savage only to be exposed and when Savage captures Ray, Leonard and Mick, it is to bring the others to him.

During a struggle Kendra is hurt which keeps them all in 1975 longer so making the best of the time the start looking to hurt Savage in his financial pocket. While attempting to get information on the funds, Rip learns the horrifying truth that Savage is using Carter’s blood to extend life. If that isn’t enough, Ray must now shrink in order to save Kendra’s life. 

Jumping to 1986, the group must get inside the Pentagon to find information on Valentina Vostok (Stephanie Corneliussen), a scientist in the Soviet Union but Chronos isn’t far behind. Stein manages to get inside the research lab and finds that Savage is trying to build an army but not before Ray and Mick become Soviet captives.

Stein knows that they are looking for the formula called Firestorm and it is quite possible that he may have to be taken out to keep anyone else from finding it. What the Soviet scientist Vostok would discover may change everything.

Now is the time for the team to go to Star City in 2046 and are met by an attack and quickly retreating. Returning they head to Smoak Industries for ship parts and are introduced to the Green Arrow and revelations about Sara and Oliver.

Rip isn’t about to give up looking for Savage and needs better software getting it from another ship called the Akeron. Their own ship comes under siege when pirates try to take the Waverider! After a deal is struck, the team heads to 1958 Oregon and after a lead to Savage, Kendra and Carter are struck by a weird creature made from the metal that gave them their initial powers. Taking all their attention, no one sees Chronos storming the Waverider and taking off with Ray, Sara and Kendra stuck in time. 

Two years pass for those left behind and Sara becomes part of the League of Assassins and when Rip returns for them all. Not wanting to leave without her, Sara tells them she won’t leave Ra’s al Ghul (Matt Nable). When a trial-by-combat happens, Rip knows it’s the only way to save the team and the discovery of Chronos’ real identity comes out.

Now traveling to 2147, they learn of Per Degaton, a kid who will start something that helps Savage in his quest for domination. The group also learns that the Time Masters have sent out a group of their own and they are out for the team. 

Hiding out in 1871, it gives the team a moment to work on a plan. While in South Dakota they meet Jonah Hex (Jonathon Schaech) who knows Rip. During a fight with the Hunters, the group finds out that the Time Masters have also sent Pilgrim’s to take out their younger selves.

Jumping to 2166, the team again comes close to finding Savage but instead finds his daughter. When Savage is captured and tries to manipulate the team, they would arrive at Vanishing Point only to discover that the Time Masters are equally as responsible for everything they have experienced.

Returning to 2016, they discover a message from Kendra telling them Savage is in 1944 France. The only way to stop Savage from using Kendra and Scythian’s blood and erase time is to break the team up as Micky and Ray go to 1958, Sara and Firestorm go to 1975 and Rip and Scythian go to 2021 to stop Savage in each place. 

But someone knows what is about to happen to the group! 

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DC Entertainment is responsible for Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman and The Flash to name a few. Working together with Warner Bros., DC Entertainment has reached film, television, home entertainment and games. DC Entertainment continues to publish thousands of comic books and graphic novels as well. 

DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW is a fantastic way for fans to get their action hero stories once a week and in spectacular detail. There is a lot and I mean a LOT going on here in the first season but once you get into the flow of the show it’s hard to look away! 

Time jumping isn’t an easy thing to do in a show and keep viewers attention but DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW manages to do just that. I certainly don’t seem to mind that they take the storyline to places all over the map and in different eras. By doing so they keep the stories from becoming predictable and bland.

Included are the episodes Pilot 1 & 2, Blood Ties, White Knights, Fail-Safe, Star City 2046, Marooned, Night of the Hawk, Left Behind, Progeny, The Magnificent Eight, Last Refuge, Leviathan, River of Time, Destiny and Legendary. 

The Bluray and DVD has the Special Features of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: 2015 Comic-Con Panel – Warner Bros. Television Presents a Night of DC Entertainment at Comic-Con 2015: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Jonah Hex: Hex Marks the Spot – Journey behind the scenes of “The Magnificent Eight” as producers bring the legend of Jonah Hex and the ways of the Old West in Life, A Fantastic Voyage: Touring the Waverider Set – Journey behind the scenes with the production design team responsible for bringing the Waverider to life. From the origin of the time traveling ship, to the VFX that completes the illusion, a complete look. 

Also, History in the Making – Explore the cross over between fact and fiction, as the Legends team makes contact with a variety of eras throughout the series. Time travel with the heroes and villains of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. and a Gag Reel!

There is an amazing cast behind DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and I have enjoyed getting to know each one. Something tells me that although I have some idea of each, the series hasn’t scratched the surface of where the story can go.

This Bluray marathon of goodies is an awesome way to prepare for the second season of DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW. With more secrets to tell, more action and more surprises, season two is going to be packed!

In the end – when heroes aren’t enough the world needs legends!