December 26, 2016

This Week's New DVDs: December 26th 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 26/12/2016

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This Week's New DVDs: December 26th 2016

Sausage Party, Bad Moms, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping and The Mechanic are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Sausage Party

Sausage Party

Sony Pictures

Seth Rogen turns his hand to animation in this seriously rude new comedy about a group of food products who soon learn the terrible truth about what happens to them after they leave the supermarket.

As well as Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, James Franco, Paul Rudd, Danny McBride, Salma Hayek, David Krumholtz, Nick Kroll and Edward Norton also lend their voices.

Click here to read our full preview. 

War Dogs

War Dogs

Warner Bros UK

Miles Teller and Jonah Hill star as David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, two young men who somehow secure a $300 million government contract to supply weapons for US allies in Afghanistan and find themselves in way over their heads...

Click here to read our full preview. 

Popstar - Never Stop Never Stopping

Popstar - Never Stop Never Stopping

Universal Pictures UK

Comedy trio The Lonely Island, best known for their musical comedy skits like ‘D**k In A Box’ and ‘I Just Had Sex’, head for the big screen with this new movie. The film is a mockumentary, strongly inspired by Justin Bieber’s Never Say Neverand stars Andy Samberg as Conner4Real, a popstar with a serious ego problem...

 

Bad Moms

Bad Moms

Entertainment One

Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate, Bell, Kathryn Hahn, and Jada Pinkett Smith star in this comedy from Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, the creators of The Hangover franchise and writer/directors of 21 And Over.

The movie follows Kunis's Amy Mitchell, a mother struggling with an overwhelming workload. After Amy is finally pushed too far, she decides to team up with two other misfit moms and ditch her conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom and fun.

Mechanic - Resurrection

Mechanic - Resurrection

Lionsgate UK

Jason Statham reprises his role as the hitman Arthur 'The Mechanic' Bishop in this new action thriller. After retiring to a quiet life Bishop is dragged into action again after his gilfriend is kidnapped. 

Brotherhood

Brotherhood

Lionsgate UK

Noel Clarke is joined by a cast that includes Stormzy and Jason Maza as he revisits the dark world of Kidulthood and Adulthood with a new instalment. 

 

Café Society

Café Society

Warner Bros UK

 Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Steve Carell star in this quirky new comedy from Woody Allen. It follows a wide-eyed New Yorker who arrives to visit his Uncle in Los Angeles and is thrown headlong into the gltizy world of Hollywood. 

The Missing: Series 2

The Missing: Series 2

Acorn Media UK

All eight episodes of the hugely successful BBC drama about a retired French police officer and his desperate search to recover two teenage girls who were snatched from their parents in rural Germany. 

The Purge: Election Year

The Purge: Election Year

Universal Pictures UK

The bloodiest night of the year returns for a third time. Frank Grillo, who also starred in the second instalment The Purge: Anarchy, reprises his role in the new movie. He has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, a politician who is the frontrunner for President and who has promised to eliminate the purge, the night where all crime is legal. To pursue her goal, she must first make it through the night...

Click here to read our full preview. 

 

The Young Pope

The Young Pope

HBO

Jude Law stars in this lavish drama about The Archbishop of New York, Lenny Belardo who is a surprise winner of the conclave and becomes the first American pope. The series has been directed by Paolo Sorrentino, best known for his work on The Great Beauty

Don Verdean

Don Verdean

Universal Pictures

Jared Hess directs Sam Rockwell, Amy Ryan and Danny McBride in this slapstick comedy about an ambitious pastor looking to raise the profile of his church by creating an exhibition of famous religious artefacts, artefacts that may not be entirely legitimate...

Joe Wicks - The Body Coach Workout

Joe Wicks - The Body Coach Workout

2 Entertain

Joe Wicks returns with a brand new workout DVD. 

Scarlett's Superslim Me Plan

Scarlett's Superslim Me Plan

Universal Pictures

Recently crowned I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here winner Scarlett Moffat brings out a new workout DVD. 

Lorraine Kelly: Brand New You

Lorraine Kelly: Brand New You

Universal Pictures

The presenter unveils her latest home workout collection.