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OnVideo's Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases

Tuesday, April 10 -- Monday, April 16

All DVD Releases

  • The Greatest Showman

    photo for The Greatest Showman An original musical screenplay brings to life the story of P.T. Barnum and his creation of "the greatest show on earth." Rising from nothing, P.T. sets out to make a better life for his family. His creativity and drive take him on an fantastic journey beyond what he or anyone else could have imagined. In the end he creates a magical experience that will be enjoyed and celebrated by generations to come: the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Vitals: Director: Michael Gracey. Stars: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya. 2017, CC, MPAA rating: PG, 105 min., Musical/Drama, Box office gross: $169.744 million, Fox. Extras: Two hours of behind the scenes footage, sing-alone edition and music machine “jukebox” features. 3 stars


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  • Phantom Thread

    photo for Phantom Thread Gorgeous romance directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, reuniting him with Daniel Day-Lewis after their collaboration in "There Will Be Blood. "Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London. Renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and comfort, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. Vitals: Director: Paul Thomas Anderson. Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps. 2016, CC, MPAA rating: R, 130 min., Drama Romance, Box office gross: $14.945 million, Universal. Extras: Camera tests with audio commentary by Anderson, "For the Hungry Boy" collection of deleted scenes, "House of Woodcock Fashion Show," behind the scenes photographs from the film by Michael Bauman with demo versions of Jonny Greenwood's score. 4 stars

  • Molly's Game

    photo for Molly's Game Based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe. Based on the book by Molly Bloom. Vitals: Director: Aaron Sorkin. Stars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong, Chris O’Dowd, Bill Camp. 2017, CC, MPAA rating: R, 141 min., Drama, Box office gross: $28.112 million, Universal. Extras: "Building an Empire" featurette. 2 stars

  • All the Money in the World

    photo for All the Money in the World Follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money. Inspired by the real-life 1973 Getty kidnapping. Vitals: Director: Ridley Scott. Stars: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Timothy Hutton, Charlie Plummer. 2017, CC, MPAA rating: R, 132 min., Crime Drama, Box office gross: $25.038 million, Sony. Extras:Eight deleted scenes, "Ridley Scott: Crafting a Historical Thriller” featurette, “Hostages to Fortune: The Cast”; “Recast, Reshot, Reclaimed” featurette that follows the unprecedented recasting of the character J. Paul Getty a little over a month before the film's theatrical release. 2 stars

  • Proud Mary

    photo for Proud Mary Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad. Vitals: Director: Babak Najafi. Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: R, 89 min., Crime Thriller, Box office gross: $20.877 million, Sony. Extras: Three featurettes: “Mary’s World," “The Beginning of the End” and “If Looks Could Kill.” 2 stars


    This Week's Digital Releases

    April 10:

    Cover Version: A murder mystery set at an indie music festival. (Digital only)

    Den of Thieves: The inevitable clash between an unbeatable crew addicted to heists and an elite unit of Los Angeles detectives comes to a head as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank. (DVD, Blu-ray release: April 24)

    Forever My Girl: A country music superstar finds himself torn between his career and his one true love. (DVD, Blu-ray release: April 24)

    Hostiles: The story of a legendary Army captain (Christian Bale) who, after stern resistance, reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief (Wes Studi) and his family back to tribal lands. (DVD, Blu-ray release: April 24)

    Maze Runner: The Death Cure: In the finale to "The Maze Runner" saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. (DVD, Blu-ray release: April 24)

    Mighty Ground: Moving documentary following the journey of a gifted, but homeless, singer living on the streets of LA's Skid Row who is a living example of redemption and what it means to transform oneself from rock bottom. (DVD release: Day & date)

    Outlander: Season Three: Claire and Jamie attempt to make a life apart from one another but the fates have other plans as they find their way back to each other and set sail for new lands. (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & Date)

    12 Strong: Set in the harrowing days following 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new Captain, Mitch Nelson (Chris Hemsworth), are chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan. (DVD, Blu-ray release: May 1)

    Us and Them: Angry and frustrated, a working class man aims to kick start a revolution by turning the tables on the establishment with a deadly game of chance. (VOD only)

    Vice Principals: The Complete Series : (DVD: Day & date)

    April 13:

    In the Fade: Katja's (Diane Kruger) life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack and, after a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge in this German thriller. (DVD, Blu-ray release: May 1)

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    All DVD Releases

    photo for All the Money in the World All the Money in the World (2017) Dir.: Ridley Scott; Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Timothy Hutton, Charlie Plummer. The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather, Jean Paul Getty, to pay the ransom. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray,, VOD, Digital. Extras: Eight deleted scenes, "Ridley Scott: Crafting a Historical Thriller” featurette, “Hostages to Fortune: The Cast”; “Recast, Reshot, Reclaimed” featurette that follows the unprecedented recasting of the character J. Paul Getty a little over a month before the film's theatrical release. (Sony).

    Braven (2018) Jason Momoa, Garret Dillahunt, Stephen Lang. When Joe (Jason Momoa) and his father (Stephen Lang) arrive at their remote hunting cabin, they’re hoping for a quiet weekend. What they find is a stash of heroin, hidden in the cabin by drug traffickers. When the criminals suddenly descend upon the cabin, Joe and his father must make a kill-or-be-killed stand for survival. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, Digital. Extras: “The Braven’s Views” featurette. (Lionsgate).

    Caillou: Caillou Goes Camping (2018) Twelve adventure-packed episodes from the PBS KIDS series about the lovable four-year-old who has a boundless imagination. Formats: DVD. (PBS Distribution).

    Condorito: The Movie (2017 -- Peru) The beloved comic strip is now a feature-length movie adventure for the whole family. Condorito, a fun-loving, feather-brained condor, is finally ready to propose to his girlfriend, Yayita. But before Condorito pops the question, Yayita’s mother, Tremebunda, is abducted by evil aliens. Now, Condorito and his nephew, Chicky, must rocket into space on a quest to rescue Tremebunda and save planet Earth. Formats: DVD, Digital. (Lionsgate).

    photo for Eclipse Series 46: Ingrid Bergman's Swedish Years Eclipse Series 46: Ingrid Bergman's Swedish Years Ingrid Bergman appeared in 10 films in her native Sweden before the age of 25, and while that work tends to be overshadowed by her time in Hollywood, it showcases the actor summoning an impressive depth of emotion to deliver astute, passionate performances. Under the guidance of filmmakers including the prolific studio director Gustaf Molander, Bergman embraced a range of roles and worked with some of the most celebrated actors in the Swedish film industry, including Gösta Ekman, Karin Swanström, Victor Sjöström, and Lars Hanson. Comedies, romances, and thrillers, the six fascinating films collected here -- including "Intermezzo," the movie that brought Bergman to America -- exhibit the precociously assured talent of a young artist with an illustrious international career ahead of her. The films included here: "The Count of the Old Town" (1935), "Walpurgis Night" (1935), "Intermezzo" (1936), "Dollar" (1938), "A Woman's Face" (1938) and "June Night" (1940). Formats: DVD. (The Criterion Collection).

    Enigma Rosso (Red Rings of Fear) BLU-RAY DEBUT (1978 -- Italy) Fabio Testi, Christine Kaufmann, Ivan Desny, Jack Taylor, Helga Liné. Restored version of the giallo film begins when the brutally violated body of a young woman is dragged from the river. The investigating law officer, Inspector Gianni Di Salvo (Testi), is drawn to dark deeds at an exclusive girls’ school where the beautiful members of a group known as “The Inseparables” are being targeted with sinister letters and murder attempts. Following a clue in the dead girl’s diary, Di Salvo meets an unlikely ally in the form of the victim’s young sister, and as the pair begins to put the pieces together, he realizes that the school’s web of sex and homicide is more tangled then he ever could have imagined. A prime slice of sordid shocks from the golden age of the Italian giallo, "Enigma Rosso" is the final film in a trilogy of schoolgirl thrillers following Massimo Dallamano’s "What Have You Done to Solange?" (1972) and "What Have They Done to Your Daughters?" (1974). And, like all giallo entries, it comes complete with the genre’s requisite plot twists, psychological terror, startling violence and stylized eroticism. (Doppelgänger Releasing/ Scorpion Releasing).



    Gone Are the Days (2018) Tom Berenger, Lance Henriksen, Meg Steedle, Danny Trejo. Western saga of a fading gunman’s quest for justice. Seeing his days are growing short, Taylon (Henriksen) rises from his deathbed, puts on his spurs, and hits the trail in search of redemption. He crosses the desert to a gold-rush town, where he finds his estranged daughter working in a brothel. But to earn her freedom, he must confront photo for The Greatest Showman the town’s vengeful sheriff (Berenger) — who has an old score to settle with Taylon. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: “Behind the Scenes of Gone Are the Days” featurette, cast and crew Interviews. (Lionsgate).

    The Greatest Showman (2017) Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, the film is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation: the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: Two hours of behind the scenes footage, sing-alone edition and music machine “jukebox” features. (Fox).

    Jasper Jones (2017 -- Australia) Levi Miller, Aaron McGrath, Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving. The story of Charlie Bucktin (Miller), a bookish 14-year-old boy living in a small Australian town. One night during the scorching summer of 1969, he's startled by photo for Jasper JonesJasper Jones (McGrath), the town's mixed race outcast, who appears outside his window desperate for help. Entrusted with a dangerous and terrifying secret, Charlie's life is forever changed as he embarks on a journey to solve a chilling mystery, all while defeating the local racists, dealing with the breakup of his parents and falling head over heels in love. Formats: DVD. Extras: Director & cast interviews; bonus short film: "Death for a Unicorn" (Directed by Francesca Reverdito and Riccardo Bernasconi, narrated and voiced by Tilda Swinton, from Switzerland) (Film Movement).

    Mighty Ground (2018) There are more than 57,000 homeless people in Los Angeles. This is the story of one of them. In the documentary, Ronald Troy Collins makes his way through the days by singing to people on the streets of downtown Los Angeles. As with most of the homeless, Collins is nearly invisible to the majority of passers-by, with all but a few refusing to even acknowledge his presence. But those who stop to listen photo for Mighty Groundfind themselves captivated by the depth of his prophetic voice, and by the mystical songs he composes on the spot and directs at the listener’s soul. Enchanted, these listeners find themselves making a deep and unfathomable connection with Ronald that crosses racial and economic lines. Recognizing that they need to hear his song as much as he needs to sing it to them, they stay. This is exactly what happened to producer Aimee Schoof and music supervisor William Dane in January of 2016. What began as a random encounter on a downtown LA street quickly turned into a tale of vitality, heartbreak and ultimately, redemption for all involved. Picking up where the homeless as mere statistics drop off, "Mighty Ground" captures those auspicious moments when the people Collins has sung into his life collectively support and pray for his transformation, but the weight of his addiction threatens to derail his chances for redemption and recovery. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. (Random Media).

    Mohawk (2017) Kaniehtiio Horn, Ezra Buzzington, Eamon Farren, Justin Rai, Ian Colletti, Noah Segan, Jonathan Huber, Robert Longstreet, Sheri Foster. After one of her tribe sets an American camp ablaze, a young Mohawk warrior finds herself pursued by a contingent of military renegades set on revenge. Fleeing deep into the woods they call home, Oak and Calvin, along with their British companion Joshua, must now fight back against the bloodthirsty Colonel Holt and his soldiers -- using every resource both real and supernatural that the winding forest can offer.Unfolds over the course of one bloody day during The War of 1812. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. (Dark Sky Films).

    Molly's Game (2017) Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong, Chris O’Dowd, Bill Camp. The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who photo for Molly's Gameran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: "Building an Empire" featurette. (Universal).

    Outlander: Season Three (2017) Five-disc set with all 13 episodes. Separated by continents and centuries, Claire and Jamie’s epic time-traveling love story continues. Based upon "Voyager," the third of eight books in Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling "Outlander" series about a British WWII nurse who is mysteriously swept back in time to Scotland in 1743. The third season picks up right after Claire travels through the stones to return to her life in 1948. Now pregnant, she struggles with the fallout of her sudden reappearance and its effect on her marriage to her first husband, Frank. Meanwhile, in the 18th century, Jamie suffers from the aftermath of his doomed last stand at the historic battle of Culloden, as well as the loss of Claire. As the years pass, Jamie and Claire attempt to make lives apart from one another, each haunted by the memory of their lost love. Separated by continents and centuries, Claire and Jamie must find their way back to each other. As always, adversity, mystery, and adventure await them, and the question remains: When they find each other, will they be the same people who parted at the standing stones, all those years ago? Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, Limited Edition features special packaging, including 28 pages of behind-the-scenes photographs, VOD, Digital. Extras: Deleted and extended scenes, gag reel, two featurettes: "A Traveling Show Takes Sail,” “The Transformation of Geillis Duncan.” Blu-ray adds “Of Lost Things” additional scene with Lord John Grey & Lady Isobel Dunsany, Original Chemistry Test with Caitriona & Sam, "Outlander" Podcasts, additional featurettes: “Claire & Jamie: Together Again,” “Jamie’s Revolution,” “Claire: Through Time,” “Saying Goodbye to Frank & Jonathan Randall.” (Sony).


    photo for Phantom Thread Phantom Thread (2017) Director: Paul Thomas Anderson; Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps. Daniel Day-Lewis earns his sixth Academy Award nomination as Reynolds Woodcock, a fastidious and controlling fashion designer whose glamorous and carefully tailored life is disrupted by love. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital, Movies Anywhere. Extras: Camera tests with audio commentary by Anderson, "For the Hungry Boy" collection of deleted scenes, "House of Woodcock Fashion Show," behind the scenes photographs from the film by Michael Bauman with demo versions of Jonny Greenwood's score. (Universal).

    Proud Mary (2018) Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough. A hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston gets completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses during a professional hit. photo for Proud MaryFormats: DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, Digital. Extras: Three featurettes: “Mary’s World," “The Beginning of the End” and “If Looks Could Kill.” (Sony).

    Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018) Feature-length animated film finds Amanda Waller’s top secret “Task Force X” -- Deadshot, Bronze Tiger, Killer Frost, Captain Boomerang, Harley Quinn and Copperhead -- on a mission to retrieve a mystical object so powerful that they’re willing to risk their own lives to steal it. But the Suicide Squad isn’t the only group of villains seeking to possess the object. The race is on for the golden prize … and, to stay alive, second place isn’t an option. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie, "The Death of Superman." Blu-ray adds "Outback Rogue: Captain Boomerang" featurette; "Nice Shot, Floyd! The Greatest Marksman in the DCU" featurette; "The Power of Plot Devices, MacGuffins and Red Herrings" featurette; "Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay" commentary. (Warner).

    Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas (2017) All-new animated adventure follow-up to 2013's "Tad, The Lost Explorer." Tad dreams of becoming an archeologist traveling the world, uncovering hidden secrets and lost treasure, but his job working construction keeps him daydreaming instead of exploring. The chance of a lifetime comes when he is invited to attend archaeologist Sara Lavrof’s presentation of her latest discovery–the papyrus that proves the existence of the Necklace of Midas, the legendary King who turned everything he touched into solid gold. When an evil billionaire forces Sara to help him find the enchanted talisman, Tad must rescue the girl of his dreams on a trip around the world. Formats: DVD Digital. (Paramount).

    photo for The Tribes of Palos Verdes The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017) Jennifer Garner, Maika Monroe, Cody Fern, Justin Kirk, Alicia Silverstone. When teenage Medina (Monroe)and her family moves to the picture-perfect paradise of Palos Verdes, California, they seem headed for a happy new chapter in their lives. But old troubles soon catch up to them, as her parents’ marriage disintegrates, her mother (Garner) spirals into an emotional freefall, and her twin brother (Fern) turns to drugs. Caught in the middle of it all, Medina must rely on her inner strength to become the stabilizing force in her family, while finding refuge in a new passion: surfing. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: Deleted scenes. (IFC Films/Shout! Factory).

    Vice Principals: The Complete Series (2016-17) Comedy series tells the story of a southern suburban high school and the two people who conspire to run it, the vice principals. Danny McBride and Walton Goggins star as Neal Gamby and Lee Russell, a pair of ambitious administrators wagged in an epic power struggle to become school principal. After the long-time principal steps down to tend to his ailing wife, these bitter antagonists are forced to put their mutual disdain aside to form an unholy alliance in order to sabotage the new appointed principal, Dr. Belinda Brown. Formats: DVD, Digital. Extras: Audio commentaries with cast and crew, deleted scenes, blooper reels.(HBO).

    Wild Kratts: Madagascar Madness (2018) Four episodes from the series that transforms the Kratt Brothers, creators of the award-winning “Kratts’ Creatures” and Emmy-winning “Zoboomafoo,” into animated versions of themselves, allowing the real-life zoologists to visit wild animals in their little-seen habitats and showcase key science concepts along the way. From elephants using physics to suck gallons of water with their trunks to a fleet of peregrine falcons that harness the force of gravity to speed through the air, each episode presents age-appropriate science inspired by the natural abilities of the animals that the Kratt Brothers -- and young viewers -- meet. Formats: DVD (PBS Distribution).

    Wordworld: Let’s Eat! (2018) Eight episodes with the WordFriends as they have fun with food and learn how to follow directions, make words plural, and work together. “WordWorld” was developed with funding from the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Ready To Learn initiative. Incorporating the latest research into the most effective ways for kids to build reading skills, “WordWorld” produces delightful educational experiences for preschool children, on screen, in print, and online. Formats: DVD. (PBS Distribution).


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