New DVD Releases
ABOVE THE SHADOWS
Gravitas Ventures, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 111 minutes
A supernatural tale following an invisible woman who must find her way back with the help of the one man who can see her.
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.
ART OF SELF-DEFENSE, THE
UNIVERSAL, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 105 minutes
After a roving motorcycle gang attacks him on the street, timid bookkeeper Casey joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and hardcore brown belt Anna, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence. But when he attends Sensei’s mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.
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.
Borrow on BLU-RAY
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.
HBO, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 321 minutes
Epic five-part miniseries dramatizing the events surrounding the 1986 nuclear accident, as told through the stories of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
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.
Paramount, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 87 minutes
When a hurricane hits her hometown, Haley ignores evacuation orders to search for her missing father. Finding him injured in the crawl space of their family home, the two become trapped by floodwaters. As time runs out to escape the storm, Haley and her father discover that the rising water level is the least of their fears. Borrow on BLU-RAY
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.
FDG, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 80 minutes
In 1944, a group of American soldiers known as ‘The Filthy Thirteen’ was becoming an increasing problem for their superiors, disobeying orders, bathing infrequently and often going AWOL from their barracks. But the rebellious men are allowed to atone for their behavior when they are selected to be the first unit to parachute behind German lines during the invasion of Normandy. Their goal is to move through enemy territory on foot and destroy Nazi supply lines and escape routes.
DAUNTLESS: THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY
Shout! Factory, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 98 minutes
By June 1942, the Japanese Navy has swept across the Pacific. In an effort to change the course of the war, a United States carrier group is positioned off the coast of Midway, tasked with springing a trap on the enemy. During this pivotal battle, the two-man crew of a U.S. Navy dive bomber is forced to ditch in the sea. Set adrift, the men look towards their comrades for rescue.
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.
DEVIL’S REVENGE: WELCOME TO HELL
Cleopatra Entertainment, released in 2019, 98 minutes
John Brock is a down-on-his-luck archaeologist who returns from an expedition after unsuccessfully trying to locate a mysterious relic that his family has sought for generations. Upon his return, John starts to see dream-like visions of a ferocious bird-like creature from ancient folklore. John soon learns that the cave he came into contact with on his last expedition was indeed the cave that contains the relic and also a portal to Hell and a place of worship for the Occult.
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.
ESCAPE PLAN: THE EXTRACTORS
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 88 minutes
Screen legend Sylvester Stallone kicks this explosive action tale into high gear. After security expert Ray Breslin is hired to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Hong Kong tech mogul from a formidable Latvian prison, Breslin’s girlfriend is also captured. Now he and his team, which includes Dave Bautista and Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson, must pull off a deadly rescue mission to confront their sadistic foe and save the hostages before time runs out.
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.
FOSSE/VERDON SEASON 1
Twentieth Century Fox Television, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 402 minutes
Bob Fosse is a visionary filmmaker and one of theaters most influential choreographers and directors. Gwen Verdon is the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Fosse/Verdon will tell the story of these two brilliant, complicated individuals and the love they shared, the art they created, and the price they paid in the pursuit of greatness.
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.
GENTLEMAN JACK: SEASON 1
Home Box Office, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 475 minutes
Anne Lister returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall.
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.
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.
NEON, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 110 minutes
An all-star high school athlete and accomplished debater, Luce is a poster boy for the new American Dream. As are his parents, who adopted him from a war-torn country a decade earlier. When Luce’s teacher makes a shocking discovery in his locker, his stellar reputation is called into question. But is he really at fault, or is Ms. Wilson preying on dangerous stereotypes?
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.
MANSON FAMILY MASSACRE, THE
Distribution Solutions, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 80 minutes
In this unique take on the infamous Manson murders, follow two generations of chilling real-life events which occur at 10050 Cielo Drive, one of America’s most notorious addresses. In 1969, witness the violent exploits of a homicidal cult which culminate in the brutal murder of actress Sharon Tate and several of her friends.
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.
Paramount, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 99 minutes
A weathered lieutenant, his police force, and a local vigilante are all caught up in a dangerous scheme involving a recently arrested, troubled man who’s linked to years of female abductions and murders.
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.
RIVERDALE: SEASON 3
Warner Bros., produced in 2018, released in 2019, 929 minutes
In season two, tensions between the Northside and Southside were at an all-time high, and a civil war seemed imminent. A riot brought out the worst (and best) of Riverdale and its citizens and culminated in the shocking arrest of Archie Andrews. This season, it’s the start of junior year, and the gang is forced to think about something new, the future.
SCORE TO SETTLE, A
RLJE Films, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 104 minutes
Diagnosed with a fatal condition, Frankie Carver is released from prison after serving nineteen years of hard time. With only a short time left to live, Frankie must desperately try to make amends with the son he left behind while he plots a bloody course of revenge, tracking down his old gang to make them pay one by one.
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.
Columbia Pictures, produced in 2018, released in 2019, 104 minutes
Slaughterhouse is an elite boarding school where boys and girls are groomed for power and greatness, and they’re about to meet their match. This ancient and ordered world is about to be shaken to its foundations, literally. When a controversial frack site on prize school woodland causes seismic tremors, a mysterious sinkhole appears and an unspeakable horror is unleashed. Soon a new order will be established as pupils, teachers, and the school matron become locked in a battle for survival.
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.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 93 minutes
When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, he’s thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life, and his five-star rating.
THEM THAT FOLLOW
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 98 minutes
Deep in Appalachia, Pastor Lemuel Childs officiates over an isolated community of serpent handlers, an obscure sect of Pentecostals who freely take up venomous snakes to prove themselves before God. As his loyal daughter, Mara prepares for her wedding day, under the observant eye of Hope Slaughter, a dangerous secret is unearthed, and she is forced to confront the deadly tradition of her father’s church.
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.
TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3
Home Box Office, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 485 minutes
The critically acclaimed anthology series returns for its third season, this time starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali and Stephen Dorff.
Lionsgate, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 91 minutes
Give her a call, and she’ll give justice. After escaping her violent husband, Sadie makes it her life’s mission to help free others in danger. Now, after months of rigorous training in survival skills, boxing, and lethal martial arts, Sadie is back with a vengeance in this fight-packed action-thriller.
WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE
Passion River Films, produced in 2019, released in 2019, 98 minutes
Two sisters live secluded in a large manor and care for their deranged uncle. The rest of their family died five years before, under suspicious circumstances. When a cousin arrives for a visit, family secrets and scandals unravel.
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