April 9, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: April 10th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: April 10th 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Pass, Swiss Army Man and The Kettering Incident are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Disney

The hugely anticipated Star Wars spin-off hits cinemas made over a billion dollars at the box office and lands on DVD this week. The movie stars 

The movie stars The Theory Of Everything's Felicity Jones, The Last King Of Scotland's Forest Whitaker, Milk's Diego Luna, Casino Royale star Mads Mikkelsen, Dragon's Donnie Yen, The Sun Also Rises' Jiang Wen, Firefly's Alan Tudyk and Exodus: Gods And Kings' Ben Mendelsohn and has been directed by Godzilla director Gareth Edwards.

The story is set in between the events of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV: A New Hope and follows a band of rebel fighters who come together to steal the Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor's rule. There’s also an appearance from a certain Darth Vader...

Click here to read our review and here to read more about the Blu-Ray bonus features. 

Swiss Army Man

Swiss Army Man

Lionsgate UK

Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe star in this madcap comedy about a man marooned on a desert island who ends up befriending a corpse. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Prime Suspect 1973

Prime Suspect 1973

ITV DVD

The younger days of Jane Tennison are brought to life in this new drama which follows Tennison as a 22-year old probationary officer just entering the force at a time when male chauvinism is still prevalent in the profession and rules are not always followed to the letter.

Stefanie Martini, Sam Reid and The Inbetweeners' Blake Harrison all star. 

The Kettering Incident

The Kettering Incident

Dazzler

Elizabeth Debicki leads the Australian drama about a young doctor who returns to her hometown of Kettering, Tasmania, having left 15 years earlier for London, after her best friend disappeared in a mysterious incident. 

Follow the Money: The Complete Season 1

Follow the Money

Arrow Films

Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Thomas Bo Larsen star in this Danish drama about the investigation to uncover corruption and fraud within a leading energy company. 

Veep: The Complete Fifth Season

Veep

Warner Bros

The fifth season of the beloved political comedy comes to DVD shelves this week. 

The Pass

The Pass

Lionsgate

Russell Tovey and Arinze Kene star in this intimate drama about two footballers who share a hotel room the night before their first big game, a night that will change their lives forever. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Silicon Valley: The Complete Third Season

Silicon Valley

Warner Bros

The third season of HBO's hit comedy, created by Beavis and Butthead's Mike Judge, comes to DVD this week. 

Mars: Season 1

Mars

20th Century Fox

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer executive produce this lavish series which follows six astronauts in the year 2033 as they prepare to be the first people to successfully land on Mars. 

Frank & Lola

Frank & Lola

Universal Pictures

Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots star in this intense drama about the complex and tempestuous relationship between a chef and a fashion designer. 

The Young Messiah

The Young Messiah

Signature Entertainment

Sean Bean and Adam Graves-Neil star in drama that charts the story of Jesus Christ as a young boy as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth

Animal Kingdom: The Complete First Season

Animal Kingdom

Warner Bros

Ellen Barkin and Scott Speedman lead this bloody 10-part drama, which is based on the 2010 Australian film of the same name about a ruthless criminal family. 

Antibirth

Antibirth

Matchbox Films

 Natasha Lyonne and Chloë Sevigny star in this dark drama about a wild-eyed stoner named Lou wakes up after a wild night of partying and finds herself with a strange condition...

Guardians of the Crown

Guardians of the Crown

High Fliers Video Distribution

A 10-year old boy discovers the doorway to a magical kingdom at the bottom of his grandmother's garden and is transported into a magical, but deadly world. 

Akron

Akron

TLA Releasing

Brian O'Donnell writes and co-directs this coming of age drama about a romance between two freshmen American football players at Akron University.