February 27, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: February 27th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 27/02/2017

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This Week's New DVDs: February 27th 2017

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, A Streetcat Named Bob, The Moorside, Death In Paradise and Ouija: Origin Of Evil are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

A Street Cat Named Bob

A Street Cat Named Bob

Sony Pictures

Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head and Bob the Cat all star in this hit British drama based on the real-life story of James Bowen, a struggling drug addict whose life is turned around when he accidentally adopts a cat. 

Click here to watch our interview with stars Treadaway and Gedmintas. 

Jack Reacher - Never Go Back (hmv Exclusive) Limited Edition Steelbook

Jack Reacher - Never Go Back

Paramount Pictures

Tom Cruise returns to star as Reacher, a former Major in the United States Army Military Police Corps who now takes odd jobs investigating dangerous situations. 

Joining him in the sequel are How I Met Your Mother star Cobie Smulders, who plays Susan Turner, a former colleague of Reacher's, and Danika Yarosh, Aldis Hodge, Patrick Heusinger and Holt McCallany, who also have key roles.

In Never Go Back, Reacher returns to Washington only to find out he's now accused of a murder that took place 16 years ago.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Universal Pictures

In this supernatural horror sequel, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business, inviting an evil presence into their home, trouble is, it winds up proving all too real...

The Moorside

The Moorside

ITV Studios Global Entertainment

Sheridan Smith and Games Of Thrones' Gemma Whelan star in this two-part BBC drama that depicts events surrounding the infamous kidnapping of nine-year-old Shannon Matthews in February 2008. 

Death in Paradise: Series 6

Death in Paradise

BBC

The sixth season of the BBC's detective drama set on the quiet, but strangely murderous Caribbean island of Saint Marie, comes to DVD this week. 

Train to Busan

Train to Busan

StudioCanal

 Sang-ho Yeon directs this brutal Korean horror movie about a divorced father taking his young daughter to see her mother on a fast-moving train across the country. Sadly, a deadly virus is sweeping throughout the country and the carriage of their high-speed train is overrun by a swarm of frenzied zombies, meaning they face a hell of a fight to survive. 

Christine

Christine

Universal Pictures

Rebecca Hall and Michael C. Hall star in this real-life drama about the life of Christine Chubbuck, a Sarasota television news reporter relentlessly pushing for a promotion at her male-dominated network whose life begins to unravel around her. 

Life On the Line

Life On The Line

Lionsgate UK

John Travolta stars in this gritty thriller about a Texas lineman who is called into action when a deadly tempest threatens to bring down the power grid and cause catastrophe. 

Burn Burn Burn

Burn Burn Burn

Verve Pictures

Laura Carmichael and Chloe Pirrie star in this road movie about two friends who head out on a journey in their aged Volvo to scatter the ashes of their late friend Dan and visit some of his favourite places along the way.

Fire Storm

Fire Storm

New Horizon Films

Casper Van Dien, Lisa Ciara and Johnny Hawkes lead this fiery thriller about a team of firefighters trying to stop an inferno that's threatening to reach Los Angeles. 

Dead Heat

Dead Heat

88 Films

Treat Williams and Joe Piscopo star in this comedy buddy cop feature about two policemen who are forced to pursue two criminals who have come back from the dead. 

King Kong Lives

King Kong Lives

High Fliers Video Distribution

Ahead of the release of Kong: Skull Island, a much lower budget, but equally entertaining romp about the giant ape comes to DVD this week. 

Bromance

Bromance

TLA Releasing

This Spanish drama about four teenage friends who head out on a camping trip to one of Argentina's remote beaches gets a release this week. 

I, Daniel Blake

I, Daniel Blake

20th Century Fox

Ken Loach directs this melodrama about a 59-year-old joiner who tries to navigate the British benefits system.