Looks like spring break is a slow week for new DVDs and Blu-rays. New releases this week include The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson), Daddy’s Home (Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell), and Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef (animated). My older kids and I will want to see the conclusion to the Hunger Games (review), but my youngest child is a big fan of the Monster High series. Continue reading for a summary of the new Blu-rays and DVDs for this week.
DVDs coming out the week of March 22, 2016
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (review)
With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) confronts President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends — including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) — Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.
Daddy’s Home follows a mild-mannered radio executive (Will Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad to his wife’s two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling and freeloading real father (Mark Wahlberg) arrives, forcing him to compete for the affection of the kids.
Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef
Splash into a Whole New Monster High World! Join your favorite ghoulfriends in an all-new aquatic adventure! When the ghouls get pulled into the school pool, they’re transported to the gore-geous underwater world of the Great Scarrier Reef. Lagoona realizes she’s come home and, in a fintastic mission of the heart, decides to come to terms with her own freaky flaws. Of course she’ll need some help from the most creeperiffic friends ever as she confronts a frenemy from her past, competes in a scaretastic dance extravaganza, and fights a terrible beast from the deep!