December 5, 2016

This Week's New DVDs: December 5th 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: December 5th 2016

Suicide Squad, Pete's Dragon, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and The Shallows are among this week's new releases on DVD.

Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

Warner Bros

DC's smash-hit arrives on DVD this week. The Suicide Squad are a gang of villains and criminals, who are put together and forced by the US government into service as a disposable black ops team. They are led by a government operative Dr Amanda Waller.

In the new movie, written and directed by Fury’s David Ayer, Will Smith leads the way as Deadshot, with Jared Leto playing The Joker and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress. It also features The Wolf Of Wall Street's Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and Jai Courtney as Boomerang, with Viola Davis playing Waller.

Click here to watch our interviews with the cast

The Shallows

The Shallows

Sony

It’s Blake Lively versus a giant shark in this lean thriller about a surfer who gets stranded 200 yards from shore and must use her wits and determination to survive a great white shark attack.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

20th Century Fox

The beloved British sitcom gets a big screen makeover with this new movie.

Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprise their classic roles of Edina and Patsy along with the rest of the sitcom's original cast that includes Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks and June Whitfield for the movie, which has been directed by Mandie Fletcher, with a script from Saunders.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Pete's Dragon

Pete's Dragon

Disney

Bryce Dallas Howard, Karl Urban and Robert Redford star in this fond re-telling of the 1977 children's cult classic about a feral boy who is rasied by a mysterious dragon named Elliot. 

Click here to read our interview with director David Lowery. 

Ice Age: Collision Course

Ice Age: Collision Course

20th Century Fox

The gang are back for a fifth time as we follows Manny, Diego, and Sid as they join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that threatens to destroy the world. 

Click here to read our interview with stars Josh Peck and Max Greenfield. 

Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season

Fear the Walking Dead

20th Century Fox

The second season of The Walking Dead spin-off hits DVD shelves this week. 

Jack Taylor: Series 3

Jack Taylor

Acorn Media UK

Iain Glen returns for a third season as the no-nonsense Irish private detective. 

Kickboxer - Vengeance

Kickboxer - Vengeance

Kaleidoscope Home Ent

Guardians Of The Galaxy's Dave Bautista, Deadpool's Gina Carrano and returning Jean-Claude Van Damme star in this brutal thriller about a struggling kick boxer who vows to avenge his fallen brother. 

Marvel's Agent Carter: The Complete Second Season

Marvel's Agent Carter

Disney

Hayley Atwell's second and final run as Marvel's Agent Carter comes to DVD this week. 

Nerve

Nerve

Lionsgate UK

Emma Roberts and Dave Franco star in this pacy thriller about a pair of teenagers who take part in an online game of truth or dare that gets riskier with every round. 

Lo and Behold

Lo and Behold

Dogwoof

Werner Herzog directs this documentary about the creation of the Internet and the connected modern world it has spawned

Theo and Hugo

Theo and Hugo

Saffron Hill Films

This quirky French drama follows two lovers over the course of their first night together in Paris.

Yonderland: Series 3

Yonderland

Dazzler

We return to the cupboard and the strange world of Yonderland for a third series this week. 

Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II

2 Entertain

David Attenborough's hugely acclaimed second look at Planet Earth comes to DVD this shelves. It is the most expensive nature documentary ever commissioned by the BBC.

Marvel's Jessica Jones: The Complete First Season

Marvel's Jessica Jones

Disney UK

The first season of Marvel's dark drama comes to DVD this week. It follows Jessica Jones, a former superhero who opens her own detective agency, as she tries to rebuild her life after a terrible tragedy.