New DVD Releases
ACCEPTABLE LOSS, AN
Shout! Factory, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 102 minutes
She was the ultimate patriot. Now, what she knows could bring down the government. Libby is a former top national security advisor who, while working with ruthless political veteran Rachel, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. Except thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by this, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason and her own life, to expose a cover-up that stretches all the way to the highest levels of government.
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 111 minutes
Set in rural Pennsylvania, Deb Callahan’s life is changed forever when her teenage daughter mysteriously disappears. Deb is left to raise her young grandson and navigates the trials and tribulations of subsequent years, until a long-awaited discovery of the truth is revealed.
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 119 minutes
Beneath Anna Poliatova’s striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world’s most feared government assassins.
ANNABELLE COMES HOME
New Line, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 106 minutes
Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her ‘safely’ behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target, the Warrens’ ten-year-old daughter, Judy, and her friends.
Warner Bros., produced in 2019, released in 2019, 82 minutes
When threads from Batman’s past begin to unravel, the race is on for the Dark Knight to crack Hush’s deadly game. Based on the tour de force graphic novel that ranks as one of the greatest Batman stories ever told. A virtual who’s who of DC is woven into this twisting tale of murder, mystery, and romance that will create strange alliances and reveal shattering secrets when the silence is finally broken. BORROW on BLU-RAY
Film Arcade, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 111 minutes
A regular father’s family life is turned upside down when his son learns he has another family.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 102 minutes
Told from a wildly original, fresh, and modern perspective, this is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds they create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of the times, it is a coming-of-age story for a new generation.
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BOTTOM OF THE 9TH
Acquisition – PPC, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 111 minutes
A tragic mistake lands nineteen-year-old baseball phenom Sonny Stano in jail before his burgeoning professional baseball career gets off the ground. Now, twenty years later and fresh out of prison, he works to win back his respect, his family, his lost love and his dream of being a professional baseball player.
BREXIT: THE UNCIVIL WAR
BBC, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 95 minutes
The result of the Brexit referendum in the summer of 2016 caused a political earthquake that laid waste to the normally stable British establishment and sent political tremors across the world. This punchy and provocative feature-length drama goes exclusively behind the scenes of the ‘Vote Leave’ campaign, unpacking the personalities, strategies, and feuds of the winning side, and exploring the new world of data-driven campaign tactics.
Gravitas Ventures, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 86 minutes
Brandon surprises his wife with an anniversary trip to Thailand, only to find out she’s having an affair. So he invites his best friend Dan instead. The duo takes in the sights and befriend an eccentric man who shows them a good time. The two estranged friends realize there’s no rulebook for finding purpose and meaning in life.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 90 minutes
Realizing that her son Andy is lonely, Karen buys him a seemingly innocent, AI-enhanced doll named Chucky. But Chucky’s safety restrictions have been disabled, and soon, a gruesome series of events unfolds. Unable to convince his mom that the doll is responsible for the carnage, Andy becomes the target of the bloodthirsty Chucky.
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 118 minutes
Follow the final hours of an ‘unsinkable’ Russian nuclear submarine as it sinks to the bottom of the Barents Sea. Some of the crew survives the initial explosion, including officer Mikhail Kalekov, whose pregnant wife and child are waiting back home. Unfortunately, their rescue is complicated by bureaucracy between Russia, France, Norway, and Britain, with British navy chief David Russell attempting to convince Russian officials to accept foreign aid.
DAUGHTER OF THE WOLF
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 88 minutes
Following the death of her father, ex-military specialist Clair Hamilton returns from the Middle East to claim her inheritance only to find that her thirteen-year-old son, Charlie, has been kidnapped. Desperate to save her son. Clair embarks on a perilous journey deep into the Alaska Mountains to hunt down the mysterious leader of the gang who is holding him for ransom.
DEAD DON’T DIE, THE
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 104 minutes
In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right. The moon hangs large and low in the sky, the hours of daylight are becoming unpredictable, and animals are beginning to exhibit unusual behaviors. No one quite knows why, and no one foresees the strangest and most dangerous repercussion that will soon start plaguing the town. The dead rise from their graves and savagely attack and feast on the living, and the citizens of the town must battle for their survival. Borrow on BLU-RAY
DEADWOOD: THE MOVIE
HBO, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 108 minutes
David Milch’s epic drama returns as a feature film reuniting familiar characters in a brave new world where their once-lawless frontier settlement has grown into a town on the threshold of statehood and modernization.
A Dog’s Journey
UNIVERSAL, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 109 minutes
In the sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dog’s Purpose, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, and the people he loves, to places they never imagined. Borrow on BLU-RAY
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 113 minutes
Inspired by true events, this is a wickedly comedic look at a bromance gone bad. Set in the opulence of early 1980s California, the story follows the meteoric rise of John DeLorean, and his iconic DeLorean Motor Company, through his friendship with charming ex-con turned FBI informant, Jim Hoffman.
Vertical Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 96 minutes
Two parents attempt to hide their ever-increasing financial difficulties from their daughter and social circle through elaborate neighborhood schemes.
FINDING STEVE MCQUEEN
EOne Films, released in 2019, 88 minutes
Inspired by the true story of the biggest bank heist of all time, Harry Barber recounts how in 1972 a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio, attempted to steal $30 million in illegal campaign contributions from President Richard Nixon’s secret fund. But the plan quickly goes sideways, prompting the biggest manhunt in FBI history with more than 125 agents assigned to the case.
FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN
Shout! Factory/ IFC, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 109 minutes
Money, power, politics, drugs, scandal, and fast cars. The incredible story of John DeLorean is the stuff of a Hollywood screenwriter’s dreams. But who was the real John DeLorean? To some, he was a renegade visionary who revolutionized the automobile industry. To others, he was the ultimate con man. For the first time, the story recounts the extraordinary life and legend of the controversial automaker.
GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS
Warner Bros., produced in 2019, released in 2019, 132 minutes
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species, thought to be mere myths, rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance. Borrow on BLU-RAY
HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT, THE
Orchard, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 111 minutes
Cousins from New York, Vincent and Anton, are players in the high-stakes game of High-Frequency Trading, where winning is measured in milliseconds. Their dream? To build a straight fiber-optic cable line between Kansas and New Jersey, making them millions. But nothing is straightforward for this flawed pair. Anton is the brains, Vincent is the hustler, and together they push each other and everyone around them to the breaking point with their quixotic adventure.
MGM Home Enter., produced in 2019, released in 2019, 94 minutes
Josephine Chesterfield is a glamorous, seductive Brit who defrauds gullible wealthy men. Penny amasses wads of cash by ripping off her marks in neighborhood bars. Despite their different methods, both are masters of the art of the fleece, so they con the men that have wronged women. Wilson’s talent for physicality and Hathaway’s withering wit are a combustible combination as the pair of scammers pull out all the stops to swindle a naïve tech billionaire in this hilarious comedy.
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 130 minutes
Super assassin John Wick has a fourteen-million-dollar price tag on his head after killing a member of the High Table, the shadowy international assassins’ guild. Now excommunicado, and with an army of the world’s most ruthless hitmen and women on his trail, John must find a way to survive in this third chapter of the adrenaline-fueled action series. Borrow on BLU-RAY
UNIVERSAL, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 108 minutes
Based on Savannah Knoop’s memoir Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT Leroy, this captivating true story goes beyond the headlines to tell the story of the most compelling literary hoax of recent times. Laura Albert writes as her avatar, ‘a disenfranchised young queer man’ named JT LeRoy. When her debut novel becomes a best-seller and JT becomes the darling of the literary world, she comes up with a unique solution to preserve her anonymity but give life to her nom-de-plume.
Anchor Bay, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 96 minutes
Tensions mount at a support group for killers, as the members of the group try to solve the mystery behind which one of them is responsible for the assassination attempt on a U.S. senator that has the police in the city on high alert. But things are not what they seem, and when new facts are discovered, secret partnerships and betrayals appear as the session blasts into violence and pandemonium, forcing the killers to kill or be killed!
LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO, THE
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 121 minutes
Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation.
LIGHT OF MY LIFE
Paramount, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 119 minutes
A decade after a plague has wiped out nearly all of the world’s female population, a father and daughter live on the outskirts of what’s left of civilization as they once knew it. Disguising his daughter as a boy, the father struggles to protect her from newfound dangers as they are forced from their home into dangerous territory.
UNIVERSAL, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 100 minutes
Sue Ann, a loner in her quiet Ohio town, is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends. Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting younger friends. She offers the kids the chance to avoid drinking and driving by hanging out in the basement of her home as long as they abide by the house rules. Her hospitality starts to curdle into obsession, and what began as a teenage dream turns into a terrorizing nightmare.
MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE, THE
Screen Media, produced in 2018, released in 2019, 132 minutes
Toby is a disillusioned advertising executive that becomes pulled into a world of a time-jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes himself to be Don Quixote and Toby to be Sancho Panza, gradually becoming unable to tell dreams from reality.
Shout! Factory/ IFC, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 120 minutes
She is one of the most transformative yet misunderstood women in history, alternately vilified as a sinner and canonized as a saint. For the first time, the incredible story of Mary Magdalene is told through her own eyes. In the first century A.D., the free-spirited Mary flees the marriage her family has arranged for her, finding refuge and a sense of purpose in a radical new movement led by the charismatic, rabble-rousing preacher Jesus.
MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL
Columbia (USA), produced in 2019, released in 2019, 115 minutes, $80M, sales rank: 16
The team has always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe, but in this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the organization. French audio description available. Borrow on BLU-RAY
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 147 minutes
After a family tragedy, a young American couple joins some friends at a midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that grow increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing.
Good Deed Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 119 minutes
In this twisted horror anthology, five strangers are drawn to an abandoned theater and forced to watch their deepest and darkest fears play out before them. Lurking in the shadows is the Projectionist, who preys upon their souls with his collection of disturbing films. As each reel spins its sinister tale, the characters find frightening parallels to their own lives.
NEVER LOOK AWAY (GERMAN)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, produced in 2018, released in 2019, 189 minutes
Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, the film tells the story of a young art student, Kurt, who falls in love with his classmate, Ellie. Ellie’s father and famous doctor, Professor Seeband, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither Kurt nor Ellie knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.
Vertical Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 116 minutes
Based on Yiftach R. Atir’s book, The English Teacher, this film, directed by Yuval Adler, is a taut psychological thriller about a young Western woman recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran where she becomes entangled in a complex triangle with her handler and her subject.
POISON ROSE, THE
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 98 minutes
Carson Philips is a hard-drinking L.A. private eye who takes a case in his old hometown of Galveston, Texas. While searching for a missing woman, Philips must confront a crime boss, a shady doctor, a sexy club singer, his former lover, and his own dark, disturbing past.
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 91 minutes
Johnny Depp delivers a wickedly funny performance as Richard, a buttoned-down college lecturer who, after learning he has six months to live, transforms into a rebellious party animal. To the shock of his wife and school chancellor, and the delight of his students, Richard leads a hilarious crusade against authority and hypocrisy in this dark comedy costarring Zoey Deutch.
Paramount, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 121 minutes, $96M, sales rank: 9
An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years. Borrow on BLU-RAY
New Line, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 111 minutes
JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ’s own FBI analyst’s badge may clash with his dad’s trademark leather duster, there’s no denying family.
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 120 minutes
A shy but ambitious film student begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man. She defies her protective mother and concerned friends as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship that comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams.
SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME
Columbia (USA), produced in 2019, released in 2019, 129 minutes
Peter Parker returns for the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series! Our friendly neighborhood superhero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks is quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent! Borrow on BLU-RAY
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 87 minutes
A down-and-out stock car racing legend is drawn back to the dirt track when his son, an aspiring driver, joins a rival racing team, which sparks an intense and dangerous competition between father and son.
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 99 minutes
A gripping, stylish thriller that reveals the true story of one of the largest robberies in US history. While doing time for a botched heist, two small-time crooks cook up an ill-fated scheme to rip off a nearby vault for $30 million, money that belongs to the local Mafia!
X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 114 minutes
The story of one of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into her iconic alter ego. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet. Borrow on BLU-RAY