August 14, 2016

This Week's New DVDs: August 15th 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: August 15th 2016

The Huntsman: Winter's War, Criminal, Louder Than Bombs and The Musketeers are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

The Huntsman - Winter's War

The Huntsman - Winter's War

Universal Pictures

Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth do battle once again in the sequel to 2012's Snow White And The Huntsman. This time they are joined by Jessica Chastain and Emily Blunt in this new epic adventure. Click here to watch our interviews with cast members with Alexandra Roach, Nick Frost and Rob Brydon. 

The Musketeers: Series 3

The Musketeers

BBC

The third season of the BBC's lavish drama comes to DVD this week. Click here to read our full preview. 

Louder Than Bombs

Louder Than Bombs

Soda Pictures

Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne and Isabel Huppert star in this tense drama that follows Jonah, a young man who is forced home by an exhibition in honour of his dead mother, meaning he will have to spend more time with his father Gene and withdrawn younger brother Conrad than he has in years. 

Eye in the Sky

Eye In The Sky

20th Century Fox Home Ent

Gavin Hood directs Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul and the late Alan Rickman in this claustrophobic military thriller which follows a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, who sees her mission escalate when a young girl accidentally enters the kill zone. 

Click here to read our interview with Hood. 

The Wave

The Wave

StudioCanal

A quiet Norwegian town is thrown into chaos when a fjord collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami, leaving a geologist in a race against time to save the town.

The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity

Warner Bros

Jeremy Irons and Dev Patel star in this stirring biopic of mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. 

Men & Chicken

Men & Chicken

Arrow Films

Mads Mikkelsen and David Dencik star in this comedy drama about two brothers who discover after their father dies that they were actually adopted and that their biological father lives nearby. They swiftly decide to pay him a visit and discover there's more where that came from...

Boy Meets Girl: Series 2

Boy Meets Girl: Series 2

BBC

The second season of the BBC's hit comedy about  a couple who find love across the transgender age gap comes to DVD this week. 

Criminal

Criminal

Lionsgate

Ariel Vromen directs Kevin Costner, Gal Gadot, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Reynolds and Alice Eve in this sci-fi thriller. It follows the story as a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Brief Encounters

Brief Encounters

ITV

Sophie Rundle, Angela Griffin, Penelope Wilton and Sharon Rooney star in this six-part ITV comedy drama about a group of women who become Ann Summers party planners. 

Misconduct

Misconduct

Bulldog

Josh Duhamel, Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins lead this complex thriller about an ambitious lawyer who becomes determined to take down a large pharmaceutical firm and it's corrupt CEO. 

Becoming Zlatan

Becoming Zlatan

StudioCanal

This feature-length documentary charts the life and career of striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, newly signed by Manchester United. 

Andron

Andron

Precision Pictures

Danny Glover, Michelle Ryan and Alec Baldwin star in this glossy sci-fi drama, which is set in the year 2154. In this new world young contestants are made to battle their way out of a deadly labyrinth for the public's viewing pleasure in an event called 'The Redemption Games'.

 

11.22.63

11.22.63

Warner Bros

James Franco stars in this hit adaptation of Stephen King's fantasy book. It follows Jake Epping, who is presented with the chance to travel back in time to Texas in 1960 and charged with stopping the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.