Film News – Four Films Now Available on VOD, DVD or Blu – ray December 19

Silent Night – Directed by John Woo and written by Rober Archer Lynn, had a theatrical release on December 1, and if you missed it, the news is Lionsgate is now releasing it on Premium Video on Demand starting December 19. The film stars Joel Kinnaman, Scott Mescudi, Harold Torres, and Catalina Sandino Moreno as principal characters, among a vast slate of actors in this action film.

From legendary director John Woo and the producer of John Wick comes this gritty revenge tale of a tormented father (Joel Kinnaman) who witnesses his young son die when caught in a gang’s crossfire on Christmas Eve. While recovering from a wound that costs him his voice, he makes vengeance his life’s mission and embarks on a punishing training regimen to avenge his son’s death. Full of Woo’s signature style, Silent Night redefines the action genre with visceral, thrill-a-minute storytelling.

Rated R, and runtime is 1 hour and 44 minutes.

Source: Lionsgate

Tropic – Following its world premiere at Fantastic Fest, in competition play at Sitges, and a theatrical release earlier this month, the film hits VOD and DVD on December 19.

As twin brothers and best friends Lázaro and Tristán train together for the Astronaut Academy tests, they face a more significant challenge than they ever expected. When disaster strikes, the pair must find their place in a world without room for monsters.

Director: Edouard Salier

Writers: Edouard Salier, Mauricio Carrasco

Starring: Pablo Cobo, Louis Peres, Marta Nieto VOD/DVD Release

Date: December 19, 2023

Distribution Company: Dark Star Pictures

Rumble through the Dark – This film had a theatrical release on November 3, then it became available On Demand and Digital on November 10, 2023. Now fans can secure the film on Blu-ray and DVD December 19, 2023 [U.S. Release Dates]

Directed by Graham Phillips and Parker Phillips and written by Michael Farris Smith

Synopsis: Golden Globe® nominee Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) stars as a desperate, bare-knuckle cage fighter battling for the only thing he has left in Rumble Through the Dark, a riveting action-thriller based on Michael Farris Smith’s celebrated novel The Fighter. Bella Thorne (The DUFF) shines alongside Eckhart in this gripping film about one man’s last-ditch effort to save his family home against the strongest foes and the longest of odds.

Rating: R, Closed-Captioned: N/A, Feature Run Time: 116 Mins, Subtitles: Spanish, French, English SDH

Source: Lionsgate

Trolls Band Together – Continuing its theatrical run, DreamWorks Animation’s new fun-filled installment of the famous family franchise that celebrates the power of unity, family, friendship, and music, Trolls Band Together, will be available exclusively on digital platforms where you can buy or rent as of December 19, 2023. Join Poppy and Branch on their latest adventure as they embark on an epic journey that leads to Branch’s reunion with his BroZone brothers and Poppy’s long-lost sister, Viva.

Showcasing an irresistible soundtrack of beloved classics and original songs, including *NSYNC’s all-new single “Better Place,” Trolls Band Together is directed by Walt Dohrn (Trolls franchise, Shrek franchise), co-directed by Tim Heitz (Trolls, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World) and produced by Gina Shay (Trolls franchise, Shrek franchise).

The film features a star-studded cast of incredible actors, musical superstars, and comedic powerhouses. Starring returning voice talent and Academy Award® nominees Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect) and Justin Timberlake (The Social Network), alongside Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Zooey Deschanel (“New Girl”), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (How to Train Your Dragon Franchise), Icona Pop duo Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt, Emmy® winner Kenan Thompson (“Saturday Night Live”), Grammy® winner Anderson.Paak, six-time SAG Award® nominee Kunal Nayyar (“The Big Bang Theory”), and Ron Funches (“Harley Quinn”).

Source: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

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