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OnVideo's Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases

Tuesday, June 5 -- Monday, June 11

All DVD Releases

  • Thoroughbreds

    photo for Thoroughbreds A slick, sharp, pure, vicious dark comedy-teen-thriller by playwright-turned-first-time filmmaker Cory Finley that takes amorality to its ultimate level and luxuriates in it. Childhood friends Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Amanda (Olivia Cooke) reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished, upper-class teenager, with a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume; Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude, but all in the process of becoming a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair bond over Lily's contempt for her oppressive stepfather, Mark (Paul Sparks), and as their friendship grows, they begin to bring out one another's most destructive tendencies. Their ambitions lead them to hire a local hustler, Tim (Anton Yelchin, in his last role), and take matters into their own hands to set their lives straight -- by killing Mark. Vitals: Director: Cory Finley. Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks, Francie Swift. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: R, 92 min., Drama Thriller, Box office gross: $2.830 million, Universal. Extras: Deleted scenes, "The Look of Thoroughbreds," character profiles. 3 stars


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  • A Wrinkle In Time

    photo for A Wrinkle In Time More than 50 years after Madeleine L’Engle’s young adult novel “A Wrinkle in Time” was awarded the prestigious Newbery Medal, the big-screen retelling of this timeless classic takes audiences on a transformative journey. Three celestial guides, Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey), Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon) and Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling), come to Earth to share their wisdom and love with struggling eighth-grader Meg Murry (Storm Reid) as she journeys across dimensions with classmate Calvin (Levi Miller) and younger brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe) in search of her father (Chris Pine), a world-renowned physicist who mysteriously disappeared four years earlier. Vitals: Director: Ava DuVernay. Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, Chris Pine, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: PG, 115 min., Family Adventure, Box office gross: $95.620 million, Disney. Blu-ray extras: Extended featurette "A Journey Through Time" provides inside access to the A-list cast and crew; audio commentary by director Ava DuVernay and team; deleted scenes; bloopers; two music videos: “I Believe” performed by DJ Khaled and featuring Demi Lovato, and “Warrior,” performed by Chloe x Halle. 2 stars

  • Death Wish

    photo for Reimagining and updating of the 1974 revenge thriller "Death Wish" that starred Charles Bronson. Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) is a surgeon who only sees the aftermath of his city’s violence as it’s rushed into his ER -- until his wife (Elizabeth Shue) and college-age daughter (Camila Morrone) are viciously attacked in their suburban home. With the police overloaded with crimes, Paul, burning for revenge, hunts for his family’s assailants to deliver justice. As the anonymous slayings of criminals grabs the media’s attention, the city wonders if this deadly avenger is a guardian angel ... or a grim reaper. Violence for violence's sake, with little context (accept the use of a gun as a leveling mechanism). Vitals: Director: Eli Roth. Stars: Bruce Willis, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone, Dean Norris, Kimberly Elise. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: R, 107 min., Crime Thriller, Box office gross: $33.977 million, Fox. Extras: Commentary with Eli Roth and producer Roger Birnbaum, deleted scenes, extended scenes, "Vengeance and Vision: Directing Death Wish" featurette, grindhouse trailer. 2 stars

  • Gringo

    photo for Gringo An mix of dark comedy, action and dramatic intrigue, Gringo joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues (Joel Edgerton and Charlize Theron), local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary (Sharlto Copley). Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth -- or two steps ahead? Cardboard characters and convoluted situations bring down this attempt at black comedy -- despite a great cast. Vitals: Director: Nash Edgerton . Stars: David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, Sharlto Copley, Thandie Newton. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: R, 111 min., Action Comedy, Box office gross: $4.969 million, Universal. Extras: "Who is Harold?," "The Stunts of Gringo," "Filming Gringo in Mexico," "The Making of Gringo." 2 stars

  • The Hurricane Heist

    photo for A crew of thieves plans the ultimate heist, to steal $600 million from the U.S. treasury facility located on the Gulf Coast of Alabama using a hurricane as their cover. When the storm blows up into a lethal CATEGORY 5 and their well-made plans go awry, they find themselves needing a vault code known only by one female Treasury Agent, a need that turns murderous. But the Treasury agent has picked up an unlikely ally, a meteorologist terrified of hurricanes but determined to save his estranged brother kidnapped by the thieves. He uses his knowledge of the storm as a weapon to try to defeat the bad guys. A dumb idea made even dumber by unrelievable plot points. All that's missing is flying sharks. Vitals: Director: Rob Cohen. Stars: Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten. 2017, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 103 min., Action Thriller, Box office gross: $6.115 million, Lionsgate. Extras: Deleted scenes, “The Eye of the Storm” featurette, “Hollywood Heist: A Conversation with (director) Rob Cohen” featurette, VFX Reel, audio commentary with Cohen 2 stars


    This Week's Digital Releases

    June 1:

    Discreet: After years in hiding and struggling to control his demons, an eccentric drifter returns home and discovers that his childhood abuser, the center of his pain, is still alive. Armed with this knowledge, the drifter plots his revenge. (VOD only)

    Hooked: Thriller about Jack, an 18-year old hustler, Tom, his boyfriend, and Matt, a married man. (DVD: June 5)

    June 5:

    The Fabulous Allan Carr: Armed with a limitless Rolodex and a Benedict Canyon enclave with its own disco, Allan Carr threw the Hollywood Parties that defined the 1970s. A producer, manager, and marketing genius, Carr built his bombastic reputation amid a series of successes including the mega hit musical film "Grease" and the Broadway sensation "La Cage Aux Folles", until it all came crashing down after he produced the notorious debacle of the 1989 Academy Awards. (VOD only)

    Golden Slumber: South Korean action thriller packed with twists, turns and deception as a man fights to stay alive after being framed for murder. (Digital, VOD only)

    I Can Only Imagine : Dennis Quaid and Trace Adkins star in this inspiring true story behind MercyMe’s hit song. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 12)

    Pacific Rim Uprising: Ten years after the events of the first film, the Kaiju return with a new deadly threat that reignites the conflict between these otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and Jaegers, the human-piloted super-machines that were built to vanquish them. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 19)

    Sherlock Gnomes: When Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt) discover their friends and family have gone missing, there’s only one gnome to call -- the legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes (Johnny Depp) -- in this animated adventure. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 12)

    Spiral Season Six: In this award-winning, hard-hitting Parisian cop thriller, BAFTA nominee Caroline Proust returns as Captain Laure Berthaud, as she and her team begin a complex new investigation after a human torso is discovered in the 20th arrondissement in Paris. (DVD: June 19)

    June 11:

    Silicon Valley: Season Five: The latest release in this Emmy Award-winning series includes eight, 30-minute episodes and explores new dynamics for the core cast. (Digital only)

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    All DVD Releases

    photo for Altered Perception Altered Perception (2018) Jon Huertas, Jade Tailor, Jennifer Blanc, Matthew Ziff. When the government attempts to produce a designer drug aimed at correcting the false perceptions that people develop during trauma and stress, the implications are deadly. Advertised as a cure for socio-political tensions, four couples volunteer, but end up with far more than they bargained for as their past and present are examined while taking variations of the new drug. However, this causes them to doubt their own memory, perceptions -- and even their own sanity. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. (Synkronized Films).

    Avatar - The Last Airbender: The Complete Series Blu-ray Nine-disc set with every episode from this fan-favorite show. Fans of this classic will be able to relive the full three-season saga, as young Airbender Aang fulfills his destiny of being the long-lost Avatar. Katara and Sokka, siblings and members of the Water Tribe, help Aang master the four elements needed to become the Avatar - master of water, earth, fire and air. Extras: Behind-the-scenes featurettes, commentary on select episode, "Avatar Super Deformed Shorts," interviews, making-of featurettes, more. (Nickelodeon/Paramount).

    The Big Country (60th Anniversary Special Edition) (1958) Dir.: William Wyler; Gregory Peck, Charlton Heston, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors. A bold, sweeping tale of a ship's captain (Peck) who ventures west to find a hotbed of jealousy, hatred and dangerous rivalries. As the reluctant hero is thrust into the maelstrom, he must summon all of his resolve to save not only his own life, but also the life of the woman he loves. An action-packed adventure that triumphs as a work of art. The film's legendary rousing score by Jerome Moross was nominated for an Oscar. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: Audio commentary by noted cultural historian Christopher Frayling; "Directed by William Wyler" documentary; interviews with Cecilia Peck, Carey Peck and Tony Peck; interview with Fraser Heston; interview with Catherine Wyler; "Fun in the Country featurette; "Larry Cohen on Chuck Connors"; original theatrical trailer; TV spot; two animated image galleries; reversible Blu-ray art. (Kino Lorber Classics).

    photo for Death Wish (2018) Bruce Willis, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone, Dean Norris, Kimberly Elise. Reimagining and updating of the 1974 revenge thriller "Death Wish" that starred Charles Bronson. Dr. Paul Kersey is an experienced trauma surgeon, a man who has spent his life saving lives. After an attack on his family, Paul embarks on his own mission for justice. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: Commentary with Eli Roth and producer Roger Birnbaum, deleted scenes, extended scenes, "Vengeance and Vision: Directing Death Wish" featurette, grindhouse trailer. (Fox).

    Devil’s Gate (2017) Amanda Schull, Milo Ventimiglia, Shawn Ashmore, Jonathan Frakes. When a woman and her son mysteriously vanish, FBI agent Daria Francis (Schull) is dispatched to the small town of Devil’s Gate, North Dakota to investigate the number one suspect: religious fanatic Jackson Pritchard (Ventimiglia), husband and father of the missing persons. But when Francis and local deputy Colt Salter (Ashmore) arrive at Pritchard’s foreboding property, they discover much more than they bargained for lurking in the basement. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. (IFC Midnight/Shout Factory).

    photo for DuckTales: Destination Adventure! DuckTales: Destination Adventure! (2018) Six episodes. An ancient tomb in Toth-Ra, the mountain peak of Mt. Neverrest, a vacation island for Greek gods…global expeditions await! Thanks to Huey, Dewey, Louie and Webby, trillionaire Scrooge McDuck is back in action, leading the way to death-defying exploits stretching all the way from Duckburg to legendary destinations around the world. Formats: DVD. Extras: Two classic DuckTales episodes: "New Gizmo-Kids on the Block," "Ducky Mountain High." (Disney).

    Freak Show (2018) Alex Lawther, Bette Midler, Larry Pine, Abigail Breslin, Laverne Cox, AnnaSophia Robb. Billy Bloom (Lawther) is one-of-a-kind: a fabulous, glitter-bedecked, gender-bending teenager whose razor-sharp wit is matched only by his outrageous, anything-goes fashion sense. When his glamorous mother (Midler) is forced to send him to live with his straight-laced father (Pine), Billy finds himself a diva-out-of-water at his new ultra-conservative photo for Freak Showhigh school. Undaunted by the bullies who don’t understand him, the fearless Billy sets out to make a big statement in his own inimitable way: challenging the school’s reigning mean girl (Breslin) for the title of homecoming queen. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. (IFC Films/Shout! Factory).



    photo for Genetically Modified Children Genetically Modified Children (2018) Can Monsanto chemicals permanently alter your child s genes? Low-income tobacco farmers face skyrocketing cancer rates with more devastating repercussions affecting their children: severe physical deformities and mental disabilities. Choosing between poverty or poison, Latin American growers have no choice but to use harmful chemicals such as the herbicide glyphosate (aka Monsanto's Roundup) and Bayer s insecticide Confidor if they want to certify and sell their crops to Big Tobacco. As patent and regulatory laws continue to favor the profits of Monsanto and chemical companies, the tobacco makes its way into the hands and mouths of consumers worldwide in Philip Morris products, while the poisons used to harvest the crops contaminate the farmers' blood and are modifying the human genome, creating genetically modified children. This is the first documentary to detail the unholy alliance between Philip Morris and Monsanto, exploiting generations of impoverished Argentinian farmers, and causing devastating disease and disability among their children. A US-based legal team has taken on the David vs Goliath battle against these corporations to seek justice for these exploited families and their genetically modified children. Formats: DVD, VOD. (Cinema Libre Studio).

    Greaser’s Palace BLU-RAY DEBUT (1972) Alan Arbus, Albert Anderson, Luana Landers, Michael Sullivan, George Morgan, Don Calfa, Pablo Ferro, Toni Basil, Don Smolen. The surreal and outrageous parable on the life of Christ set in a rundown Wild West town makes its worldwide Blu-ray and DVD debut remastered with a high-definition transfer via a brand-new HD scan with extensive color correction of the original negatives. Robert Downey’s deliciously irreverent film is an acid comedy Western of incredible extremes, playing like a lighter version of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s "El photo for Greaser's Palace BLU-RAY DEBUTTopo" minus the ultra-violence, while still retaining every ounce of religious blasphemy and taboo-smashing absurdity. The cult favorite is the story of Christ's sufferings, “updated” and set in the wild and woolly Old West, where a zoot-suited drifter named Jessy (Allan Arbus) performs miracles and attracts a large following. But what he really wants to do is sing and dance. He finally gets a chance to bring his act to the The Palace, a saloon run by the ruthless Seaweedhead Greaser (Albert Anderson), and he's a big hit. But Jessy’s got more miracles to do ... like restoring life to Greaser's son Lamy (Michael Sullivan), who’s been killed by his father, and then contending with Greaser's envious daughter Cholera (Luana Anders). Meanwhile, an unnamed woman (Elsie Downey) struggles to reach the town after her husband and son are murdered. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: On-camera interview with Robert Downey Sr. by writer Rudy Wurlitzer; liner notes by academy award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme. (Scorpion Releasing and Doppelgänger Releasing.).

    photo for The Great Silence The Great Silence (1968 -- Italy) Landmark Spaghetti Western, scored by Ennio Morricone, in a stunning 50th anniversary restoration. Restored in 2K from original elements, the film is directed by Sergio Corbucci and stars Jean-Louis Trintignant and Klaus Kinski. The release features both the original Italian and English language versions. On an unforgiving, snow swept frontier, a group of bloodthirsty bounty hunters, led by the vicious Loco (Kinski) prey on a band of persecuted outlaws who have taken to the hills. Only a mute gunslinger named Silence (Trintignant) stands between the innocent refugees and the corrupt bounty hunters. But, in this harsh, brutal world, the lines between right and wrong are not always clear, and good does not always triumph. Featuring superb photography and a haunting score from maestro Morricone, Corbucci's bleak, brilliant and violent vision of an immoral, honorless West is widely considered to be among the best Westerns ever made. Formats: Blu-ray/DVD Combo. Extras: "Cox on Corbucci": Alex Cox pays tribute to the maestro; "Western, Italian Style" 1968 documentary featurette; two alternate endings; original theatrical trailer; "Ending the Silence" new essay by film critic Simon Abrams. (Film Movement Classics).

    photo for Gringo Gringo (2018) David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, Sharlto Copley, Thandie Newton. An exhilarating mix of dark comedy, white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, "Gringo" joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka (Oyelowo) finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues (Edgerton and Theron), local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary (Copley). Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth -- or two steps ahead? Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: "Who is Harold?," "The Stunts of Gringo," "Filming Gringo in Mexico," "The Making of Gringo." (Universal).

    Hooked (2018) Laura Austin, Conor Donnally, Jay Alan Christianson. Follows 18-year-old hustler Jack and his boyfriend Tom. They're an item, close and very much in love. However, Jack tends to be very impulsive with his body and emotionally explosive. Matt, a married man who hasn't come out of the closet, decides to take Jack from NYC to Miami with the intention of helping him before it’s too late. Not just a cautionary tale of life on the streets, a percentage of the profits from the film will be donated to non-profits and partner organizations to support the homeless LGBTQ youth demographic. In the US, LGBTQ youth are 8 times more likely to end up homeless, and those homeless individuals are 7.4 times more likely to experience acts of sexual violence and more than twice as likely to commit suicide than their heterosexual counterparts according to the National Coalition for the Homeless. It’s common for non-LGBTQ shelters to simply refuse service to transgender teens. Formats: DVD, VOD. (Breaking Glass Pictures).

    The Hurricane Heist (2018) Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten. As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate a U.S. Mint facility. Their plan: to steal $600 million and escape using a Category 5 hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time -- and the hurricane -- to save hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: Deleted scenes, “The Eye of the Storm” featurette, “Hollywood Heist: A Conversation with (director) Rob Cohen” featurette, VFX Reel, audio commentary with Cohen. (Lionsgate).

    The Midnight Man (2016) Gabrielle Haugh, Grayson Gabriel, Robert Englund, Lin Shaye. Two teenagers discover a mysterious box hidden away in the attic in a sprawling mansion, with instructions for The Midnight Game, an ancient pagan ritual said to summon the player’s greatest fears. It all seems like harmless fun to the pair — until they unleash the terrifying spirit of The Midnight Man, an unholy force who pits them against their darkest demons and dares them to survive. Includes the original 2013 Irish feature film. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. (IFC Midnight/Shout Factory).

    photo for Oh Lucy! Oh Lucy! (2018 -- Japan) Shinobu Terajima, Josh Hartnett, Shioli Kutsuna, Koji Yakusho, Reiko Aylesworth, Megan Mullally. Bored Tokyo office lady Setsuko (Shinobu Terajima) breaks free of her monotonous life when her niece, Mika (Shioli Kutsuna), convinces her to enroll in an unorthodox English class. There, she adopts a blonde-haired alter ego named "Lucy" and develops romantic feelings for her American instructor, John (Josh Hartnett). But after his sudden disappearance, Setsuko follows his trail halfway around the world to Southern California, where family ties and past lives are tested as she struggles to fulfill the promise of "Lucy." The darkly comical East-meets-West feature was expanded from director Atsuko Hirayanagi's festival favorite short film of the same name, which garnered admiration, accolades and 35 awards at prestigious festivals the world over, including Cannes and Sundance. Executive produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, the feature-length version was shot in Tokyo and Los Angeles with a supremely talented ensemble cast in 2016. 100% Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: Deleted scenes, NYAFF Chat interview with director Atsuko Hirayanagi. (Film Movement).

    The Outsider (2018 -- France) Thriller based on a true story. Before the subprime mortgage crisis of 2008 caused chaos in world markets and misery for millions of homeowners, another financial apocalypse was already under way at one of France’s most prestigious banks. The Outsider tells the true story of France’s greatest financial scandal and Jérôme Kerviel (Arthur Dupont) the low-profile young trader who was held responsible. When all was said and done, the bank suffered a loss of €4.9 billion and Kerviel was fired, sued, arrested and imprisoned, making Kerviel the most famous Frenchman to ever sit in front of a Bloomberg Terminal and pay the price. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. (Icarus Films).


    photo for Peter Pan Peter Pan (1953) In celebration of its 65th anniversary, Disney’s beloved flight of fantasy, “Peter Pan,” comes out of the vault and joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection. In “Peter Pan,” fantastic adventures await the Darling children -- Wendy, John and Michael -- when Peter Pan, the hero of their stories, whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After flying with Peter and the delightfully impish Tinker Bell past the “second star to the right and straight on till morning,” they explore the enchanted island and Peter’s secret hideout with the Lost Boys, and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous villain Captain Hook. Formats: Blue-Ray/DVD Combo, Digital, Movies Anywhere. Extras: "Stories from Walt’s Office: Walt & Flight"; "A 'Darling' Conversation with Wendy & John: Kathryn Beaumont (the voice of Wendy) and Paul Collins (the voice of John)"; You Can Fly”: A new “Oke” rendition and graphic look of the classic Disney song, “You Can Fly,” with fun lyrics on screen; "Never Smile at a Crocodile” new “Oke” rendition and graphic look of the deleted song, “Never Smile at a Crocodile”, with fun lyrics on screen; legacy "DisneyView"; legacy sing-along version of the film; legacy "Growing Up with Nine Old Men"; deleted songs and scenes; Disney Song Select; commentary Hosted by Roy Disney; backstage Disney, more. (Disney).

    The Rake (2018) Shenae Grimes-Beech, Rachel Melvin, Izabella Miko. Chilling tale of siblings who return home 20 years after the shocking murder of their parents and discover that the horrible crime may have a startling connection to a local urban legend. Formats: DVD, Digital. (Sony).

    photo for Satellite Girl and Milk Cow Satellite Girl and Milk Cow (2014 - South Korea) Animated sci-fi-romance. An out of commission satellite picks up a lovelorn ballad on her radio antenna and descends to Earth to find the source of such sincere emotions. But on the way she is caught in a raging magical battle and transforms into Satellite Girl, complete with rocket shoes and weapon-firing limbs. Meanwhile, the balladeer in question -- a loser twentysomething at a café open mic -- meets the fate that befalls all broken-hearted lovers: he is turned into a farm animal. But love knows no bounds, and aided by the wise and powerful Merlin -- a wizard who has been turned into a roll of toilet paper -- the duo must evade the all-consuming incinerator monster, the wily pig witch, and other nefarious adversaries in an attempt to be together. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo. Extras: "Coffee Vending Machine and Its Sword" short film, trailers. (GKIDS/Shout! Factory).

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers BLU-RAY DEBUT (1954) Features a new 1080p HD master from a 2018 2K scan in its original 2.55 CinemaScope aspect ratio, with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 audio (based on the original 4-track magnetic mix, but re-built from recording session masters and original stems). Includes the rarely-seen alternate widescreen (1.77 aspect ratio) alternate version presented for the first time in 1080p HD. Of note is that two versions of the film exist, one in CinemaScope and the other in traditional widescreen. In 1953 when CinemaScope was brand new, MGM was concerned that if it was a fad they would have an unusable film in the long-run, so for protection they shot the film twice. Two different takes of each shot with different staging was filmed which reflect the different frame size of traditional widescreen (which is less wide and more rectangular) and CinemaScope. By the time the film was released, CinemaScope had proven a huge success and the alternate version was rarely seen until its release on DVD in 2004. The story: Adam (Howard Keel), the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly (Jane Powell) to marry him that same day. After they return to his backwoods home she discovers he has six brothers -- all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Then, after reading about the Roman capture of the Sabine women, Adam develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness... kidnap the women they want from the surrounding villages. Extras: Audio commentary by Stanley Donen (Recorded 2004); "MGM Jubilee Overture" 1954 MGM’s "30th Anniversary" Theatrical; short subject shot in CinemaScope and Color, featuring the M-G-M Symphony Orchestra, led by Johnny Green, playing a medley of 11 well-known songs used in some of the studio's best-known musicals; documentary "Sobbin' Women: The Making of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," hosted by Howard Keel (Produced 1996, updated and revised 2004); Radio City Music Hall Premiere, July 22, 1954; "MGM's 30th Anniversary" (1954 MGM Newsreel). (Warner).

    photo for The Steam Engines of Oz The Steam Engines of Oz (2018) Voices of Ron Perlman, William Shatner, Julianne Hough. Based on the graphic novel of the same name by Arcana Studio, this is an animated steampunk twist on "The Wizard of Oz." Set a century after Dorothy first clicked her ruby slippers together, the Emerald City is no longer a magical land but a toxic, heavily industrialized wasteland ruled by the iron fist of the once beloved hero, the Tin Man, who has seemingly lost all heart. Oz's only hope rests with a young engineer named Victoria Wright, who assembles a motley crew of ill-mannered munchkins, mischievous flying monkeys and, of course, the not-so-Cowardly Lion and Scarecrow for a quest to find the tin man's heart. Along their journey, they ultimately learn that friendship and determination can overcome any obstacle. Formats: Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. (Cinedigm).

    Supercon (2018) Ryan Kwanten, Maggie Grace, Mike Epps, Russell Peters, Clancy Brown, John Malkovich. A rag-tag group of former TV stars and comic book artists, who make their living working at conventions, decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon. Formats: DVD, Digital. Extras: Commentary with director Zak Knutson and production designer Freddy Waff; filmmaker commentary with director, editor and writers. (Sony).

    photo for Thoroughbreds Thoroughbreds (2018) Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks, Francie Swift. Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, Digital. Extras: Deleted scenes, "The Look of Thoroughbreds," character profiles. (Universal).

    A Wrinkle In Time (2018) Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, Chris Pine, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe. Struggling eighth-grader Meg Murry journeys across dimensions with classmate Calvin and younger brother Charles Wallace in search of her father, a world-renowned physicist who mysteriously disappeared four years ago. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital, Movies Anywhere. Blu-ray extras: Extended featurette "A Journey Through Time" provides inside access to the A-list cast and crew; audio commentary by director Ava DuVernay and team; deleted scenes; bloopers; two music videos: “I Believe” performed by DJ Khaled and featuring Demi Lovato, and “Warrior,” performed by Chloe x Halle. (Disney).


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