Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Check Out These New Releases from Mill Creek Entertainment -- Includes The Karate Kid III, a 7-Part Dogumentary and More... (Review)

Disclosure: I was sent screeners from the vendor in exchange for an honest review. All views shared are mine and mine alone.

I wanted to take a few minutes and share a few new Blu-ray/DVD releases from Mill Creek Entertainment with you, that are available now to purchase through the online store at, as well as over at Amazon.

First up is one of my favorite childhood franchise movies -- The Karate Kid III, which is part of a double feature Blu-Ray release from Mill Creek Entertainment.  

Can you believe that Ralph Macchio is 57 years old (his birthday is 2 days after mine)?  When I saw this on Facebook a few months ago, I couldn't believe it. Then, I thought, "Boy, am I old, as he was a teenager when I was watching these movies with my family."  I used to have a few copies of The Karate Kid I, II and III on VHS just in case one brought from watching it too much.  That also shows how old I am, as I was using VHS tapes. :-)  But, now I own them on DVD and Blu-ray, and love sitting down to watch them with my girls.

When I heard that the folks at Mill Creek Entertainment were releasing "The Karate Kid Part III and The Next Karate Kid as a Double Feature, I couldn't wait to get my hands on a copy.  One reason was that I didn't have a copy of The Next karate Kid, which introduced Hillary Swank to the popular franchise, and which showed girls that they can excel in martial arts too, but also because my girls had never seen this movie and I knew they would like it. My girls took a year of karate and had fun with it. They never got to the big kicks and that, but I could see that it was helping to build their self esteem and created a comradery between their fellow karate friends. 

This past weekend, while it was too cold to be outside, we had a The Karate Kid marathon. We started with the first three movies and then finished with The Next Karate Kid.  At the end, I asked the girls which movie they liked the most out of all of them.  My girls both agreed that they loved The Next Karate Kid as they loved seeing a girl kick some butt. :-)  I, however, am still partial to the first The Karate Kid which introduced us to Mr. Miyagi and Daniel-son.  It was, though, to be able to watch these movies with my girls, as I grew up watching them with my family, and seeing my girls get excited for them, especially the tournament scenes.

These movies are definitely ones we will watch time and again, and I love that you can get two movies on one Blu-Ray disc, thanks to the folks at Mill Creek Entertainment.  If you loved The Karate Kid movies growing up, and want to add a new copy of the films on Blu-ray to your collection, then make sure you pick up the Double Feature - The Karate Kid Part III and The Next Karate Kid, available now for only $ .

In addition to this Blu-Ray release, another fun family-friendly release that my family starting watching this past weekend and loved was "Dogs on the Job: A 7-Part Dogumentary Series." 

This release is available on DVD with option of adding the digital version to your Mill Creek Entertainment account to stream on multiple devices.  This series follows a groups of dogs through the training it takes for them to be service animals. 

The dogumentary explores the history, training and duties of service gos, and the important roles they play in helping their humans with day-to-day tasks.  At over 3 hours and 12 minutes in length, viewers will see the greater purpose these man's best friends companions have through a very fascinating series, layed out in 7 parts...

1. Wolves Become Dogs
2.  Dogs Move Into the Stage and Stadium
3. Herding and Mushing
4. The Nose Will Get the Job Done
5. Police and Military
6. Dogs Helping People Live Normal Lives
7. Protection and Companion

We have only made it through the first 4 episodes, and can't wait for the weekend to get here so that we can continue to watch the remaining 3 episodes, and learn more about these amazing animals.  My family is a dog-loving family, and this documentary series is perfect for us.  If you love dogs, you will love it, too!  So, make sure you pick up a copy of Dogs on the Job to share with your family, and have a greater appreciation for man's best friend.

If Native American studies is your thing, then you will love Trail of Tears: 36 Documentary Collection, that chronicles over 14 hrs of America's Indigenous People, which is now available on DVD and Digital.  

This really is a nice compilation of award-winning documentary programs that chronicles the struggles of the Native Americans "from their forced relocation known as the "Trail of Tears" to the current issues faced by America's aboriginal people.  This DVD is jam packed with so much great content and you will want aware with a better appreciation for the Native Americans, after learning about all their struggles and hardships.  We are only halfway through this DVD, and can't wait to continue watching it with our girls.  


These are just a few of the new releases from Mill Creek Entertainment worth checking out. You can learn more about these and other new and upcoming releases by visiting

Disclosure: I was sent screeners from the vendor in exchange for an honest review. All views shared are mine and mine alone.

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