New Release: Season of the Witch DVD and Blu-ray

Season of the WitchAction adventure movie, Season of the Witch, starring Nicolas Cage (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice), was released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 28, 2011, from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Set in the 14th century, the fantasy film tells the story of a group of knights who are assigned to transport an accused witch to a remote abbey where a ritual will be performed in hopes of ending the black plague. Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Cronos) and Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings) also star.

Rated PG-13, the film was not received well in theaters. Despite a wide theatrical release, Season of the Witch grossed only $24.8 million and got a 6% approval rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. Ouch!

The DVD is priced at $29.99 and Blu-ray at $39.99.

Both the DVD and Blu-ray include these special features:

  • alternate ending that Fox calls “shocking”
  • deleted scenes
  • behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • and, on Blu-ray only, commentaries.

Here’s the movie’s trailer. Will you check it out when it comes to disc?

 

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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.