December 12, 2016

This Week's New DVDs: December 12th 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 12/12/2016

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This Week's New DVDs: December 12th 2016

David Brent: Life On The Roads, Swallows & Amazons and Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

David Brent - Life On the Road

David Brent - Life On the Road

Entertainment One

Set 15 years after the events of The Office, this time Ricky Gervais takes David Brent out on a self-funded tour with his band Foregone Conclusion Starring alongside Gervais are comedian Ben Bailey Smith, former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows, Shetland's Nina Sosanya and multi-million selling singer Peter Andre.

Click here to read our interview with Gervais. 

Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons

StudioCanal

Arthur Ransome’s 1930 classic gets a new big-screen makeover with a cast that boasts Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Kelly MacDonald, Jessica Hynes and Harry Enfield.

The story follows four children in the middle of a tedious summer holiday in the Lake District, who are cheered by considerably when they are finally given permission to camp on their own on a remote island in the middle of a vast lake. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone...

Click here to watch our interview with Spall and MacDonald.

Lights Out

Lights Out

Warner Bros

Teresa Palmer, Billy Burke and Maria Bello star in this chilling horror about some very strange things that go bump in the night.

Click here to read our full preview.

Nine Lives

Nine Lives

Lionsgate UK

Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner and Christopher Walken star in this family comedy about a billionaire businessman who accidentally becomes trapped inside the body of a cat named Mr. Fuzzypants. 

Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

20th Century Fox

Zac Efron and Modern Family star Andy Devine star in this bawdy romantic comedy as two brothers who put out an advert to find dates for their sister’s wedding and end up with way more than they bargained for when they meet Anna Kendrick’s Alice and Aubrey Plaza’s Tatiana.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Braquo: The Complete Season Four

Braquo

Arrow Films

The fourth run of the French drama about the dark heart of the police force comes to DVD this week. 

Outcast: Season 1

Outcast

20th Century Fox

The first season of this brooding drama, which stars Patrick Fugit and Philip Glenister, it follows Kyle, a young man looking for answers as to why he's been suffering from supernatural possessions his entire life.

SAS: Who Dares Wins - Series 2

SAS: Who Dares Wins

Arrow Films

The second season of the hit reality series, which follows 25 contestants as they attempt to overcome the intensive SAS selection process, comes to DVD this week. 

Transformers - The Movie Limited Edition Steelbook

Transformers - The Movie

Manga Entertainment

To celebrate its 30th anniversary the original Transformers animated movie gets a re-release on steelbook, featuring the newly remastered movie from a new 4K transfer of original film elements.

Asterix and Obelix: The Mansions of the Gods

Asterix and Obelix: The Mansions of the Gods

Kaleidoscope

Jack Whitehall, Catherine Tate, Matt Berry, Greg Davies, Nick Frost and Jim Broadbent lend their voices to this new animated adventure. 

This time Asterik and Obelix are forced to team up to foil a Roman plot to construct a luxurious estate called 'The Mansions of the Gods' to win round the Gauls in the village.