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J!-ENT SPOTLIGHT

alt text Miracles from Heaven Debuts on Digital June 21 and on Blu-ray and DVD July 12

From the Producers Who Brought You Heaven is for Real Starring Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers and Martin Henderson, with Eugenio Derbez and Academy Award® Nominee Queen Latifah MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN The Incredible True Story of a Young Girl’s Miracle Debuts on Digital June 21 On Blu-ray™ & DVD... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

alt text I SAW THE LIGHT debuting on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital July 5

“See it for the magnificent Tom Hiddleston, who honors Hank Williams’ greatness.” ~ Stephanie Zacharek, TIME “Few movies work their way into an artist’s soul like director... 

alt text Guernica Available on DVD and Digital August 2

James D’Arcy (Cloud Atlas), Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean) & María Valverde (Exodus) Star in the War Drama GUERNICA Available on DVD and Digital August... 

alt text Kino Lorber Releases Rabin, The Last Day on Blu-ray & DVD

“Powerful, Political, Provocative.” – Indiewire “I hope a lot of Americans see this film — for the warning it offers…” –... 

alt text Miracles from Heaven Debuts on Digital June 21 and on Blu-ray and DVD July 12

From the Producers Who Brought You Heaven is for Real Starring Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers and Martin Henderson, with Eugenio Derbez and Academy Award® Nominee Queen Latifah MIRACLES... 

USA NETWORK UNVEILS NEW TRAILERS FOR ‘MR. ROBOT’ AND FIRST SEASON DRAMAS ‘SHOOTER’ AND ‘FALLING WATER’ AT NBCUNIVERSAL 2016 UPFRONT

USA Network debuted the Season 2 trailer for its Golden Globe® and Peabody Award—Winning series MR. ROBOT at this morning’s NBCUniversal 2016 Upfront Presentation,... 

JUST IN TIME FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, ‘THE CHEW’ LAUNCHES GRILLIN’ WEEK AND WELCOMES BBQ EXPERTS, CELEBRITIES AND SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN, MAY 23-27

Daytime Emmy Award-winning “The Chew”’s co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz and Carla Hall kick off the summer with a week’s worth of delicious... 

POP CULTURE

alt text Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee vol. 19 (Story and Art by Hiroyuki Asada) (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

Lag makes his return to find Amberground in chaos!  Now he and the Letter Bees must enter the capital... 

alt text Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal – Vol. 8 by Shin Yoshida and Naohito Miyoshi (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Yu-Gi-Oh!” is a manga series with card battles that young fans and even older fans may... 

MICROÏDS AND BENOIT SOKAL UNVEIL SYBERIA 3 TRAILER AND DECEMBER LAUNCH DATE FOR CONSOLE AND PC

Beloved and Multi-Million Selling Adventure Series Returns in Eagerly Awaited New Game for PS4, Xbox... 

alt text Hulu Japan with Execution Style Entertainment announces CROW’S BLOOD, a Japan-U.S coproduction horror/suspense TV drama, featuring film director/ screenwriter Darren Lynn Bousman as executive producer

Darren Lynn Bousman, the director and writer known for Saw II (2005), Saw III (2006) and Saw IV(2007),... 

BLUEFIN ANNOUNCES THE START OF THE 2016 GUNPLA BUILDERS WORLD CUP CONTEST

Annual International Contest Held In 13 Countries Determines The World’s Best Gundam Model Builder;... 

‘WE DO IT TOGETHER’ featuring Robin Wright, Freida Pinto and Juliette Binoche

Luminaries in Film including Robin Wright, Freida Pinto, Juliette Binoche, Catherine Hardwicke, Patricia... 

alt text Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Vol. 17 by Shinobu Ohtaka (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

“Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic” vol. 1 features the beginning of the war between the Magicians... 

alt text Clé de Peau Beauté announces its AW 2016 Press Conference in Shanghai, featuring Amanda Seyfried

© Getty Images for Clé de Peau Beauté The SHISEIDO Group’s high-prestige brand Clé de Peau Beauté... 

alt text Bluefin Announces New SPIDER-MAN SAMURAI Meisho Manga Realization Figure

Distinctive Collectible Figure Incorporates Japanese Samurai Aesthetic For New Release Of Legendary... 

VIZ MEDIA STARTS OFF SPRING WITH A BRAND NEW DIGITAL MANGA UPDATE AND NEW WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP SERIES FOR MAY

Catch The Launch Of A New BORUTO Series In WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP, NARUTO: SAKURA’S STORY, THE HEIRESS... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

alt text I SAW THE LIGHT debuting on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital July 5

“See it for the magnificent Tom Hiddleston, who honors Hank Williams’ greatness.” ~ Stephanie Zacharek, TIME “Few movies work their way into an artist’s soul like director Marc Abraham’s drama about... 

alt text Guernica Available on DVD and Digital August 2

James D’Arcy (Cloud Atlas), Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean) & María Valverde (Exodus) Star in the War Drama GUERNICA Available on DVD and Digital August 2 CULVER CITY, Calif. (May... 

alt text Kino Lorber Releases Rabin, The Last Day on Blu-ray & DVD

“Powerful, Political, Provocative.” – Indiewire “I hope a lot of Americans see this film — for the warning it offers…” – Thomas Friedman, The New York... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text Maken-ki! Two – Complete Series (a J!-ENT Anime Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Maken-ki! Two – Complete Series” is an anime series that will no doubt appeal to the horny anime fanboy or those who love harem anime series, especially with a ton of fan service... 

alt text Rise of the Legend (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Rise of the Legend” does an exciting job of showcasing legendary Chinese folk hero Wong Fei-hung. The fight choreography is top-notch and actor Eddie Peng does a solid job taking on the mantle... 

alt text The Naked Island – The Criterion Collection #811 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“The Naked Island” is visually mesmerizing and entertaining considering there is no dialogue in the film. While filmmaker Kaneto Shindo has a long oeuvre of fantastic films which he directed... 

alt text Aldnoah.Zero Vol. 4 Limited Edition (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

The final episodes of second season of “Aldnoah.Zero” is action-driven and for the most part concludes with an ending that fans of the series will be content with! If you love deep, well-written... 

alt text The Finest Hours (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“The Finest Hours” is an entertaining film hampered by unnecessary scenes. Sespite the film’s issues, you can’t help but enjoy the true story of American heroism and for that,... 

alt text Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” is an entertaining, fun film with an ensemble cast. It’s just not a good zombie film. Despite zombies being in the title, this is less of a horror film... 

alt text One Week Friends – Complete Collection (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Charming and heartwarming, “One Week Friends” is a high school drama that won’t take too much of your time, not too deep but a short, entertaining anime series worth watching. Image... 

alt text In a Lonely Place – The Criterion Collection #810 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you love film noir, the Criterion Collection’s release of “In a Lonely Place” is worth watching and owning. Showcasing the wonderful performance by both Humphrey Bogart and Gloria... 

alt text Mojin – The Lost Legend – (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Mojin – The Lost Legend-” was a film that I was highly anticipating but felt a little let down due to poor character development and disjointed pacing, but as a popcorn action film,... 

alt text DuRaRaRa!! x2 Vol. 3 (A J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Durarara!! x2” is becoming more interesting as the series continues. Some may find the large cast of characters to be a bit much, but similar to other series with large casts (ie. “Bleach”,... 

alt text Son of Saul (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Son of Saul” manages to be one of the most horrific, grim films on the genocide which I found to be disturbing, thought-provoking and had left me feeling unsettled days after watching it. ... 

alt text Barcelona – The Criterion Collection #807 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

If you have been exposed to Whit Stillman’s films such as “Metropolitan”, “The Last Days of Disco” and his more recent “Damsels in Distress”, each of these films... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Kingdom: The Complete First Season (a J!-ENT Anime on DVD Review)

“Kingdom” is one of the best anime series I have watched in quite some time, and I have to say it is one of the most exciting action-driven anime series I have watched since I have been... 

alt text One Piece: Season Seven, Voyage Five (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“One Piece: Season Seven, Voyage Five” features Luffy’s race to free his brother Ace from execution, but Luffy must take on his biggest rival yet, Magellan. Image courtesy of ©... 

alt text East Side Sushi (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“East Side Sushi” in some ways incorporates what I have seen in California, New York and other metropolitan cities. From its food culture of fusion foods, to people of multicultural backgrounds... 

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