New on DVD and Blu-ray
Those sloths at the DMV could learn from Disney's super-fast home release of "Zootopia." The instant classic blockbuster came out in theaters in early March, and it's already arriving on Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD, and On-Demand on June 7. The Blu-ray and Digital releases come with a magical amount of bonus features, including "Zoology: The Roundtables," with Ginnifer Goodwin (who voices rabbit officer Judy Hopps) leading an in-depth look at the movie's characters, animation, environments, and more. Other extras include "The Origin of an Animal Tale," "Research: A True-Life Adventure," "Z.P.D. Forensic Files," "Scoretopia," a look at deleted characters, a bunch of deleted and alternate scenes (including an alternate opening), and Shakira's "Try Everything" music video. The DVD just has "Scoretopia," the featurette on the making of the musical score, plus the "Try Everything" music video. The Digital HD release comes with its own exclusive "International Character Reel," showing the variances in news reporters in Zootopia around the world.
Watch this exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from the "Roundtables" featurette, showing voice actors Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman (Nick Wilde) in the recording booth, plus interviews with the animators:
The Coen Brothers are back, this time with a fun, frothy little number about Golden Age Hollywood tomfoolery. Josh Brolin plays the lead role of Hollywood exec/problem solver Eddie Mannix, with backup from all-stars George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, and new Han Solo Alden Ehrenreich. The DVD and Blu-ray, out June 7, come with several making-of featurettes with the cast and crew.
Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes clip with Channing Tatum talking about his character, Burt Gurney:
"Jarhead 3: The Siege"
A Marine on his first assignment gets caught up in a global crisis in "Jarhead 3: The Siege," which is out on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD, and also Netflix on June 7. Original "Jarhead" star Dennis Haysbert returns to co-star with Charlie Weber and Scott Adkins. The Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital releases include an unrated version of the movie, plus a making-of featurette.
Check out this exclusive clip from the movie:
This latest bit of artistry from the brilliant mind of Charlie Kaufman ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Being John Malkovich") has its Blu-ray release June 7. The Blu-ray Combo Pack with Digital HD includes an in-depth look at the filmmaking process with writer/co-director Charlie Kaufman and co-director Duke Johnson; details on the groundbreaking techniques used to create one of the most intricate and intimate scenes in the film; and an exploration of sound design and its role in the film's emotional impact.
New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital Only
Michael Shannon re-teams with his amazing "Take Shelter" writer/director, Jeff Nichols, for this compelling sci-fi thriller co-starring Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, and Sam Shepard. Own it on Digital HD June 7 before it's out on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand June 21. The story follows a father, Roy (Michael Shannon), who goes on the run to protect his young son, Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), who has mysterious powers that even Roy can't comprehend. The Blu-ray and DVD both come with six special features.
"My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2"
Opa! The whole Portokalos family is back in this sequel to the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time. Watch Toula (Nia Vardalos), Ian (John Corbett), and their lovingly smothered teen daughter Paris (Elena Kampouris) on Digital HD June 7, before the Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand release June 21. The Blu-ray and DVD will include a gag reel and two fun making-of featurettes.
"Casual" Season 2 (Hulu)
Bachelor Alex (Tommy Dewey) finds himself living with his newly divorced sister Laura (Michaela Watkins), and her teen daughter Laura (Tara Lynne Barr) in this sweet, funny, original Hulu comedy series. Watch the dysfunction continue when Season 2 begins on Tuesday, June 7.
TV Worth Watching
"UnReal" Season 2 (Monday on Lifetime at 10 p.m.)
If you like "The Bachelor," you'll like "UnReal." And if you love to hate all things Bachelor Nation, then you will LOVE "UnReal." Quinn (Constance Zimmer) and Rachel (Shiri Appleby) -- who have been compared to the female "Breaking Bad" team -- return in the second season of this edgy, addictive, acclaimed drama. In the June 6 premiere, aptly titled "War," Quinn promotes Rachel to produce Season 14 of "Everlasting," and Rachel sets out to change history by casting the first African-American suitor. However, newly empowered men's rights activist Chet arrives on set to reclaim control of the show.
Check out the Season 2 trailer:
"Ride with Norman Reedus" (Sunday on AMC at 10 p.m.)
Fans won't get to see Daryl Dixon back until October, but AMC is keeping Norman Reedus on screens in this six-episode series, following the actor as he rides to new cities and hangs out with fellow motorcycle aficionados.
"The Americans" Season 4 (Wednesday on FX at 10 p.m.)
Is this the best drama on television? Give it some thought, you have a few days before the Season 4 finale, "Persona Non Grata," which airs June 8. Here's the synopsis for Episode 13: " The explosive season finale of 'The Americans' finds Philip and Elizabeth in a high-stakes race against the FBI to recover a hazardous package. Will they get there in time? And will Paige follow her parents into the family business?" The show will be back for a 13-episode Season 5 and a 10-episode Season 6, which will mark The End.
"Tony Awards" (Sunday on CBS at 8 p.m.)
Watch "Hamilton" take it all, including possibly the props and light fixtures, when the Tonys air June 12. James Corden is host, so don't expect anything controversial. Unless "Hamilton" loses major awards. That would be controversial.
New on Netflix
"Scandal" Season 5
Need to stream all 21 episodes of "Scandal" Season 5? It's handled, as of June 11. The most recent season ran from September 2015 to just last month, with the May 12 finale, and now you can binge it all, Netflix-style. The Season 6 premiere was pushed back from this fall to midseason 2016-2017, so you have plenty of time to catch up.
"LEGO Friends: The Power of Friendship" Season 2
"Voltron: Legendary Defender" Season 1
These two Netflix Original series are premiering June 10. Honestly, the rest of the week isn't looking that exciting, but you check out the full June lineup and judge for yourself. A ton of stuff came out back on June 1, and you probably haven't streamed it all yet, so go for it!
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From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), a wily fox who makes her job even harder. Read More