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OnVideo's Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases

Tuesday, May 22 -- Monday, May 28

All DVD Releases

  • The 15:17 to Paris

    photo for The 15:17 to Paris The real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a high-speed railway ride. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris—an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends' lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack. Throughout the harrowing ordeal, their friendship never wavers, making it their greatest weapon and allowing them to save the lives of the more than 500 passengers on board. The heroic trio is comprised of Anthony Sadler, Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Spencer Stone, who play themselves in the film. Vitals: Director: Clint Eastwood. Stars Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone, Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer, Jaleel White, Bryce Gheisar, Thomas Lennon, Tony Hale, P.J. Byrne, Sinqua Walls. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 94 min., Drama, Box office gross: $36.250 million, Warner Extras: "Portrait of Courage" behind-the-scenes featurette. Blu-ray adds "Making Every Second Count," with Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler as they take us moment-by-moment through the real-life drama, just as they lived it. 2 stars


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  • Red Sparrow

    photo for Red Sparrow Jennifer Lawrence is Dominika, a former ballerina forced to enter Sparrow School, a secret government program that thrusts her into a treacherous espionage game between Russia and the CIA. She emerges trained as a lethal agent, but is trapped in a world she desperately wants to escape. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations. Vitals: Director: Francis Lawrence. Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mary-Louise Parker, Charlotte Rampling, Joely Richards. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: R, 140 min., Thriller, Box office gross: $46.529 million, Fox. Extras: Commentary by director Francis Lawrence, deleted scenes. Blu-ray adds "A New Cold War: Origination and Adaptation," "Agents Provocateurs: The Ensemble Cast," "Tradecraft: Visual Authenticity," "Heart of the Tempest: On Location," "Welcome to Sparrow School: Ballet and Stunts," "A Puzzle of Need: Post-Production." 2 stars

  • Game Night

    photo for Game Night Bateman and McAdams star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's charismatic brother, Brooks (Chandler), arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all part of the game… right? But as the six uber-competitive gamers set out to solve the case and win, they begin to discover that neither this "game" — nor Brooks — are what they seem to be. Over the course of one chaotic night, the friends find themselves increasingly in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn. With no rules, no points, and no idea who all the players are, this could turn out to be the most fun they've ever had ... or game over. Vitals: Director: Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley. Stars: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kylie Bunbury, Kyle Chandler, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, Chelsea Peretti, Billy Magnussen, Danny Huston. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: R, 100 min., Comedy, Box office gross: $68.593 million, Warner. Extras: 2 stars

  • Wonderstruck

    photo for Wonderstruck Based on Brian Selznick's critically acclaimed novel. Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. In 1977, Ben longs for the father he has never known, while in 1927, Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his home and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out on quests to find what they are missing that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry. Vitals: Director: Todd Haynes. Stars: Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Oakes Fegley, Tom Noonan, Cory Michael Smith, Amy Hargreaves, James Urbaniak. 2017, CC, MPAA rating: PG, 116 min., Drama, Box office gross: $1.060 million, Amazon Studios. 2 stars


    This Week's Digital Releases

    May 22:

    Annihilation: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply. (DVD, Blu-ray release: May 29)

    Death Wish: Reimagining and updating of the 1974 revenge thriller, with Bruce Willis in the Charles Bronson role. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 5)

    A Fantastic Woman: The story of a young transgender aspiring singer who must confront society and her older lover’s family when he dies unexpectedly. (Blu-ray release: Day & Date)

    Mile Marker: It's estimated that 22 veterans take their lives each day. This documentary follows Korey Rowe, a two-tour veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, as he travels 7,000 miles across the US to interview veterans who are currently struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

    Red Sparrow: Ballerina Dominika Egorova (Jennifer Lawrence) is recruited to "Sparrow School," a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations. (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & date)

    The Strangers: Prey at Night: Inspired by the 2008 cult classic "The Strangers," "The Strangers: Prey at Night" is based on real events surrounding a family struggling to survive as they are attacked on their vacation by a trio of masked psychopaths that hunt their prey with seemingly no rhyme or reason. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 12)

    May 27:

    The Fourth Estate: Multi-part documentary series explores the process and progress of The New York Times and its journalists in covering the Trump administration. Produced and directed by Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus.

    May 28:

    Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Emerald City Season One Volume Two: Ten episodes: After the Wicked Witch of the West’s defeat, Queen Ozma has appointed Dorothy the Princess of Emerald City. With her feet firmly grounded in her ruby slippers, Dorothy tackles her royal duties with enthusiasm, bravery and farm girl feistiness. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 12)

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    All DVD Releases

    photo for Beyond the Hills Beyond the Hills (2016 -- Romania) With this arresting drama based on notorious real-life events, Cristian Mungiu mounts a complex inquiry into faith, fanaticism, and indifference. At a desolate Romanian monastery, a young novice nun, Voichita (Cosmina Stratan), reunites with her former companion Alina (Cristina Flutur), who plans to take her to Germany. But Voichita proves unwilling to abandon her calling, and Alina becomes increasingly desperate to reclaim her devotion, putting the outsider at odds with the monastery’s ascetic priest -- and precipitating a painfully misguided, brutal attempt to save her soul. A naturalistic tragedy with the dark force of a folktale, anchored by the fraught dynamic between cinema newcomers Flutur and Stratan (who shared the best actress prize at Cannes), "Beyond the Hills" bears powerful witness to individuals at cross-purposes and institutions ill-equipped to help those most in need. On DVD and Blu-ray, with 2K digital transfer, approved by director Cristian Mungiu, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray. Extras: New interview with Mungiu; "The Making of Beyond the Hills,” a documentary from 2013, produced by Mungiu; press conference from the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, featuring Mungiu and actors Cosmina Stratan, Cristina Flutur, Valeriu Andriuta, and Dana Tapalaga; deleted scenes; trailer; an essay by film scholar Doru Pop. (The Criterion Collection).

    photo for Black Venus Black Venus (2010) Between "The Secret of the Grain," winner of three César Awards, and the Cannes triumph of "Blue Is the Warmest Colour," Abdellatif Kechiche made "Black Venus," a stark portrait of the life of Saartjie Baartman, also known as the "Hottentot Venus." Baartman was taken from South African home as a 21-year-old and shipped to Georgian London, where she would be caged and exhibited as a freak show. Presented semi-nude, her physique -- especially her large buttocks -- was the source of much curiosity. But as her "fame" spread, so too did her exploitation. Centered on a remarkable performance by Cuban actor Yahima Torres as Baartman, Black Venus provides a bleak but barbed exploration of sex, science, race, colonialism and social attitudes. With optional 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: Brand-new appreciation of "Black Venus" and the cinema of Abdellatif Kechiche by critic Neil Young; theatrical trailer; reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Peter Strain; FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Will Higbee, author of "Post-Beur Cinema: North African Émigré" and "Maghrebi-French Filmmaking in France Since 2000." (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment).

    photo for The Bloodthirsty Trilogy The Bloodthirsty Trilogy (1971-74 -- Japan) Kayo Matsuo, Akira Nakao, Atsuo Nakamura, Midori Fujita, Chôei Takahashi, Toshio Kurosawa. Inspired by the runaway success of the British and American gothic horror films of the sixties, Toho studios brought the vampiric tropes of the Dracula legend to Japanese screens with "The Vampire Doll" (1970), "Lake of Dracula" (1971) and "Evil of Dracula" (1974) -- three spookily effective cult classics collectively known as "The Bloodthirsty Trilogy." In "The Vampire Doll," a young man goes missing after visiting his girlfriend’s isolated country home. His sister and her boyfriend trace him to the creepy mansion, but their search becomes perilous when they uncover a gruesome family history. "Lake of Dracula" begins with a young girl suffering a terrifying nightmare of a vampire with blazing golden eyes. Eighteen years later, the dream is revealed to be a hellish prophecy when a strange package containing an empty coffin mysteriously turns up at a nearby lake. In "Evil of Dracula," a professor takes up a new post at an all-girls school only to discover the school’s principle conceals a dark secret and the pupils are in grave danger. Abounding with images of dark thunderous nights, ghostly mansions and bloody fangs, Michio Yamamoto’s trilogy emphasises atmosphere and style and is sure to please both fans of classic gothic horror and Japanese genre cinema. On Blu-ray, with high definition presentation transferred from original film elements, with uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM audio. Extras: "Jim Newman on The Bloodthirsty Trilogy," a new video appraisal by the critic and writer; stills gallery original trailers; reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Matt Griffin. FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by Japanese film expert Jasper Sharp. (Arrow Video).

    Daphne & Velma (2018) Sarah Jeffery, Sarah Gilman. Scooby-Doo's leading ladies star in their very own live-action feature film. State of the art robots and high-tech gadgets are common sights at Ridge Valley High, an innovative center of learning for some of the brightest minds in the country, including new transfer student, the bright & optimistic Daphne Blake (Jeffery) who is excited to finally go to school with her online bestie, the whip-smart & analytical Velma Dinkley (Gilman). But not everything is as innocent as it seems as mysterious disappearances begin to plague the top-performing students on campus. Once cheery and full of life, kids now appear in a “zombiefied” state -- lifeless shells of themselves. Can Daphne and Velma learn to work together and save the students or will they become the next victims? Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, Digital. Extras: "Daphne & Velma: A New Ambition," "An Updated Classic Mystery," "Iconic Styles of Daphne & Velma Reimagined," gag reel. (Warner).

    photo for Death Smiles on a Murderer Death Smiles on a Murderer (1973) Ewa Aulin, Klaus Kinski, Angela Bo. A haunting and dreamlike gothic horror/giallo hybrid, "Death Smiles on a Murderer" is a compelling early work from the legendary sleaze and horror film director Joe D’Amato, here billed under his real name Aristide Massaccesi. Set in Austria in the early 1900s, the film stars Ewa Aulin as Greta, a beautiful young woman abused by her brother Franz (Luciano Rossi) and left to die in childbirth by her illicit lover, the aristocrat Dr. von Ravensbrück (Giacomo Rossi Stuart). Bereft with grief, Franz reanimates his dead sister using a formula engraved on an ancient Incan medallion. Greta then returns as an undead avenging angel, reaping revenge on the Ravensbrück family and her manically possessive brother. Presented here in a stunning 2K restoration, D’Amato’s film is a stately and surreal supernatural mystery which benefits from an achingly mournful score by Berto Pisano, several shocking scenes of gore, and a typically sinister performance from Klaus Kinski as a morbid doctor. On Blu-ray, with new 2K restoration from the original camera negative and original Italian and English soundtracks with uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM audio. Extras: New audio commentary by writer and critic Tim Lucas; "D’Amato Smiles on Death," an archival interview in which the director discusses the film; "All About Ewa," a newly-filmed, career-spanning interview with the Swedish star; "Smiling on the Taboo: Sex, Death and Transgression in the Horror Films of Joe D’Amato, new video essay by critic Kat Ellinger; original trailers; stills and collections gallery; reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx; FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Stephen Thrower and film historian Roberto Curti. (Arrow Video).

    Early Man (2018) Voices of Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall. From Aardman, the award-winning tribe that created "Wallace & Gromit," "Chicken Run," and "Shaun the Sheep Movie," this claymation animated prehistoric romp tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend, Hognob, as they unite their tribe against a mighty enemy — Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City — to save their home. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: “Before the Beginning of Time: Creating Early Man” featurette, “Nick Park: Massaging the Funny” featurette, “The Valley Meets the Bronze” featurette, “Hanging at Aardman Studios: A Workshop Exploration” featurette. (Lionsgate).

    A Fantastic Woman (2017 -- Chile) Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco. The story of a young transgender aspiring singer who must confront society and her older lover’s family when he dies unexpectedly. Marina, a young transgender waitress and aspiring singer, and Orlando, an older man, are in love and planning for the future. After Orlando suddenly falls ill and dies, Marina is forced to confront his family and society, and to fight again to show them who she is: complex, strong, forthright, fantastic. Academy Award-winner for Best Foreign Language film of the year. Formats: Blu-ray, Digital. Extras: “The Making of A Fantastic Woman” featurette, commentary with director Sebastián Lelio. (Sony).

    photo for The 15:17 to Paris The 15:17 to Paris (2018) Dir.: Clint Eastwood; Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone, Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer, Jaleel White, Bryce Gheisar, Thomas Lennon, Tony Hale, P.J. Byrne, Sinqua Walls. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris--an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends' lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack. The heroic trio is comprised of Anthony Sadler, Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Spencer Stone, who play themselves in the film. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital, Movies Anywhere. Extras: "Portrait of Courage" behind-the-scenes featurette. Blu-ray adds "Making Every Second Count," with Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler as they take us moment-by-moment through the real-life drama, just as they lived it. (Warner).



    photo for Game Night Game Night (2018) Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kylie Bunbury, Kyle Chandler, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, Chelsea Peretti, Billy Magnussen, Danny Huston. Max and his wife, Annie, and their friends get together for "Game Night" on a regular basis. His brother, Brooks, who's hosting the event this time, informs them that they're having a murder mystery party. Someone in the room will be kidnapped during the party. The other players must do everything they can to find him to win the grand prize. Brooks warns them that they won't know what is real or fake. When the door breaks open suddenly and Brooks is kidnapped, Max and the other players believe that it's merely the start of the mystery. What happens next proves that a real kidnapping can cause a lot of hilarious and even deadly confusion when everyone thinks it's just a game. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: “An Unforgettable Evening: Making Game Night,” gag reel. (Warner).

    photo for Graduation Graduation (2016 -- Romania) Blending rigorous naturalism with the precise construction of a thriller, this Cannes award–winning drama from Cristian Mungiu sheds light on the high stakes and ethical complexities of life in contemporary Romania. As his daughter nears high-school graduation, Romeo (Adrian Titieni), an upstanding doctor, counts on her winning a competitive scholarship that will send her to university in England. But when an injury sustained during a sexual assault compromises her performance on an important exam, Romeo’s best-laid plans for her threaten to crumble, leading him to seek favors in a world that runs on backscratching and bribery. Suffused with quiet dread, "Graduation" takes a humane and deeply ambiguous look at how corrosive rampant corruption is to moral convictions. On DVD and Blu-ray, with 2K digital master, approved by director Cristian Mungiu, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray. Extras: New interview with Mungiu; press conference from the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, featuring Mungiu and actors Adrian Titieni, Maria Dragu, Malina Manovici, and Rare Andrici; deleted scenes; trailer; an essay by film critic Bilge Ebiri. (The Criterion Collection).

    photo for gunsmoke-box Gunsmoke: The Thirteenth Season, Volume One (1967-68) Four-disc set with 15 episodes. U.S. Marshall Matt Dillon's (James Arness) adventures continue alongside the loyal Doc Adams (Milburn Stone), sexy saloon proprietress Miss Kitty (Amanda Blake) and lovable Deputy Festus Haggen (Ken Curtis). The 13th season of television's beloved Western follows Dillon as he corrals dangerous outlaws and deals with problems of the Wild West: epic gunfights, brawls, cold-blooded murderers and bank robbers. Formats: DVD. Extras: Episodic previews on select episodes. (CBS/Paramount).

    Gunsmoke: The Thirteenth Season, Volume Two (1967-68) Three-disc set with 10 episodes. Formats: DVD. Extras: Episodic previews on select episodes. (CBS/Paramount).

    Hostages: Season 1 (2013 -- Israel) Two-disc set with 10 episodes. When four masked men violently break into the Danon family home, taking them hostages, the family of four will be shaken to the core and their lives will change forever. In season one, the kidnappers demand that Yael, the matriarch of the family and a brilliant surgeon, kill the Israeli Prime Minister during a routine surgery. If the Prime Minister does not die, Yael's family soon will. Desperate to save her family but keep her patient alive, Yael uses her wits to delay the decision until the last possible moment. During this terrifying time in which the kidnappers and hostages are bound together, a tangled web of secrets and lies are revealed. Formats: DVD. (Kino Lorber).

    I Kill Giants (2017) Zoe Saldana, Imogen Poots, Madison Wolfe, Sydney Wade. Teen Barbara Thorson (Wolfe) is the only thing that stands between terrible giants and the destruction of her small town. But as she boldly confronts her fears in increasingly dangerous ways, her new school counselor (Saldana) leads her to question everything she’s always believed to be true. Based on the critically acclaimed “Man of Action” graphic novel written by Kelly and Ken Niimura (“Henshin”). Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: “The Making of I Kill Giants,” anatomy of a scene, "I Kill Giants" graphic novel Chapter 1, photo gallery. (RLJE Films).

    The Loud House: It Gets Louder - Season 1, Volume 2 (2016) Two-disc set with all 13 episodes of the chaotic animated family comedy in which Lincoln Loud is an 11-year-old boy who lives with 10 sisters. With the help of his right-hand man Clyde, Lincoln finds new ways to survive in such a large family every day. Formats: DVD. (Nickelodeon/Paramount).

    Masterpiece: Little Women (2018) Emily Watson, Michael Gambon, Angela Lansbury, Maya Hawke, Willa Fitzgerald, Annes Elwy, Kathryn Newton, Dylan Baker. Set against the backdrop of a country divided, the story follows the four March sisters on their journey from childhood to adulthood while their father is away at war. Under the guidance of their mother Marmee, the girls navigate what it means to be a young woman: from gender roles to sibling rivalry, first love, loss and marriage. Accompanied by the charming boy next door Laurie Laurence, their cantankerous wealthy Aunt March and benevolent neighbor Mr. Laurence, "Little Women" is a coming-of-age story that is as relevant and engaging today as it was on its original publication in 1868. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, Digital. ( PBS Distribution).

    photo for Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) Paul Schrader’s visually stunning, collagelike portrait of the acclaimed Japanese author and playwright Yukio Mishima (played by Ken Ogata) investigates the inner turmoil and contradictions of a man who attempted the impossible task of finding harmony among self, art, and society. Taking place on Mishima’s last day, when he famously committed public seppuku, the film is punctuated by extended flashbacks to the writer’s life as well as by gloriously stylized evocations of his fictional works. With its rich cinematography by John Bailey, exquisite sets and costumes by Eiko Ishioka, and unforgettable, highly influential score by Philip Glass, "Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters" is a tribute to its subject and a bold, investigative work of art in its own right. On DVD and Blu-ray, with new, restored 4K digital transfer (Blu-ray) and restored high-definition digital transfer (DVD) of the director’s cut, both supervised and approved by director Paul Schrader and cinematographer John Bailey, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray. Extras: Two optional English narrations, including one by actor Roy Scheider; audio commentary from 2008 featuring Schrader and producer Alan Poul; interviews from 2007 and 2008 with Bailey, producers Tom Luddy and Mata Yamamoto, composer Philip Glass, and production designer Eiko Ishioka; interviews from 2008 with Mishima biographer John Nathan and friend Donald Richie; audio interview from 2008 with co-screenwriter Chieko Schrader; interview excerpt from 1966 featuring Mishima talking about writing; "The Strange Case of Yukio Mishima," a 55-minute documentary from 1985 about the author; trailer; a booklet featuring an essay by critic Kevin Jackson, a piece on the film’s censorship in Japan, and photographs of Ishioka’s sets. (The Criterion Collection).


    photo for Night Zero Night Zero (2018) Katie Maloney, Eric Swader, Dawnelle Jewell, Vincent Bombara, Umar Faraz. A dinner party turns deadly when a group of friends are trapped inside of their house after a massive alien invasion threatens to take over the world. Things take a turn for the worse when they discover that the chemical the military is using to destroy the aliens is also turning humans into zombie-like savages. Formats: DVD.( Conquest Pictures/MVD Entertainment).

    Of Unknown Origin (1983) Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh, Louis Del Grande, Shannon Tweed, Keith Knight, Maury Chaykin. When not mired in the corporate rat race, Wall Street executive Bart Hughes is king of his sleek Manhattan brownstone --until he finds his castle under siege by the most determined of home intruders. Forced to enter a rat race of an entirely different sort, Bart takes a stand, with his survival and sanity at stake. New 2K scan from the interpositive. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: New "The Origins of Unknown Origin" interview with executive producer Pierre David; new "That Rat Movie" an interview with writer Brian Taggert; new "Hey, Weren’t You in Scanners?" interview with actor Louis Del Grande; audio commentary with director George P. Cosmatos and actor Peter Weller; theatrical trailers; still gallery. (Scream Factory).

    The Party (2017) Patricia Clarkson, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall. An intimate gathering of friends goes haywire when an unexpected announcement sets off a chain reaction exposing secrets, sex, and betrayal within the room -- ending with a bang. A black comedy from Sally Potter, the acclaimed director of "Orlando" and "Ginger & Rosa." Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. Extras: “A Real House – Making of a Film Set” featurette, photo gallery. (Lionsgate).

    photo for Red Sparrow Red Sparrow (2018) Ballerina Dominika Egorova (Jenifer Lawrence) is recruited to "Sparrow School," a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: Commentary by director Francis Lawrence, deleted scenes. Blu-ray adds "A New Cold War: Origination and Adaptation," "Agents Provocateurs: The Ensemble Cast," "Tradecraft: Visual Authenticity," "Heart of the Tempest: On Location," "Welcome to Sparrow School: Ballet and Stunts," "A Puzzle of Need: Post-Production." (Fox).

    Savannah Smiles (Collector's Edition) (1982) Savannah (Bridgette Andersen) is the precocious six-year-old daughter of a busy politician who is consumed by his re-election campaign. She decides to run away from home and sneaks into a car driven by two escaped convicts, Alvie (Mark Miller) and Boots (Donovan Scott), in a crazy comedy of errors. Hiding in an abandoned house, the two bumbling crooks initially try to hold the adorable Savannah for photo for Savannah Smiles (Collector's Edition)ransom to obtain a hefty reward for her return, but an unexpected bond grows among Savannah, Alvie and Boots, creating a surrogate family they have never known before. Their relationship is tested when the convicts, now seen as kidnappers, must choose between their freedom and their new friend in this classic comedy. Written and produced by the film's star Mark Miller ("A Walk in the Clouds"), "Savannah Smiles" features an all-star supporting cast that includes Academy Award-nominee Pat Morita, Michael Park, John Fiedler, Fran Ryan and Golden Globe-winner Peter Graves and boasts a brand new 2K transfer from a 35mm print from the Library of Congress. Formats: Blu-ray/DVD Combo with original Mono Audio (Uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray). Extras: "The Making of Savannah Smiles" new documentary featuring writer-producer Mark Miller, star Donovan Scott, Teresa Andersen (mother of Bridgette Andersen) and composer Ken Sutherland; "Memories of Bridgette Andersen" featuring new interviews with Teresa Andersen (Bridgette's mom) along with writer-producer Mark Miller and actor Donovan Scott; "The Songs and Music of Savannah Smiles" featuring new interview with composer Ken Sutherland; original theatrical trailer; collectible mini- poster. (MVD Rewind).

    Souvenir (2016 -- France) Isabelle Huppert, Kévin Azaïs. Liliane (Huppert) lives a modest and monotonous life. By day, she works in a pâté factory, and by night, she sits on the couch and watches TV. One day, a new worker named Jean (Azaïs) arrives. The two form a platonic relationship, but Jean grows increasingly convinced that he recognizes Liliane from a European singing contest he saw as a child. Eventually, Jean convinces Liliane to confront her past. A beautiful portrayal of a friendship between two people from different generations, who come together to make a life changing comeback. Formats: DVD. (Strand Releasing).

    A Sunny Day (2018) Four episodes from the preschool series' first season that follows 10-year-old master hairstylist and entrepreneur Sunny. Along with the help of her best friends Blair and Rox, and her loyal and lovable puppy Doodle, Sunny confidently takes on any challenge thrown her way. The characters in the series celebrate individuality and self-expression, while the show's social-emotional curriculum highlights leadership, innovative thinking and teamwork. Formats: DVD. (Nickelodeon/Paramount).

    Swung (2017) Owen McDonnell, Elena Anaya, Elizabeth McGovern.David (McDonnell) is a recently out of work designer going through a divorce. Lately, he's been having difficulties in the bedroom with his girlfriend Alice (Anaya), a journalist, so the two begin to investigate ways to shake things up. After a stimulating encounter with photo for Wonderstrucktwo swingers adds the missing spice to their relationship, they decide to expand their sexual boundaries and explore even more intimacy with strangers. Based on the Ewan Morrison's internationally acclaimed novel of the same name, the film is a no-holds-barred look at sex in the modern world. Formats: DVD. (Film Movement).

    Wonderstruck (2017) Dir.: Todd Haynes; Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Oakes Fegley, Tom Noonan, Cory Michael Smith, Amy Hargreaves, James Urbaniak. Tells the tale of two children separated by fifty years. In 1927, Rose searches for the actress who's life she chronicles in her scrapbook; in 1977, Ben runs away from home to find his father. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. (Amazon Studios).


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