February 20, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: February 20th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: February 20th 2017

Inferno, American Honey, Free States Of Jones and Apple Tree Yard are among this week's new releases on DVD.

Inferno

Inferno

Sony Pictures

The third instalment of the movie series based on the Dan Brown novels that began with The Da Vinci Code hits DVD shelves this week.  

The movie stars Tom Hanks, who reprises his role as Professor Robert Langdon, who in this instalment awakens in an Italian hospital with amnesia. Once out, he teams up with Felicity Jones' Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories and prevent a madman from releasing a global plague connected to Dante’s Inferno

Click here to watch our interview with director Ron Howard. 

American Honey

American Honey

Universal Pictures

Fish Tank director Andrea Arnold directs Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough and newcomer Sasha Lane in this brutal coming of age drama about a teenage girl with nothing to lose who joins a travelling magazine sales crew and quickly makes all the wrong choices. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Apple Tree Yard

Apple Tree Yard

Arrow Films

Emily Watson stars in this glossy, but tense adaptation of Louise Doughty's novel of the same name. Watson stars as Yvonne Carmichael, a respected geneticist who embarks on a risky affair with a civil servant she only knows as X, a liaison that soon takes a very, very dark turn.

Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones

StudioCanal

Matthew McConaughey leads this civil war epic which tells the story of Newton Knight, a poor farmer who led a full armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Opposed to both slavery and secession, he launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to itself secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones...

Starring alongside Matthew McConaughey are Beyond The Lights’ Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Scandal’s Keri Russell. Seabiscuit and The Hunger Games director Gary Ross is behind the camera on this one.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Silent Witness: Series 20

Silent Witness

2 Entertain

Emilia Fox leads the 20th series of the BBC's hugely successful drama series about the travails of a team of forensic experts. 

Operation Chromite

Operation Chromite

Signature Entertainment

Jung-jae Lee, Liam Neeson and Beom-su Lee star in this period thriller about  U.S General Douglas MacArthur who intervened in the Korean war back in 1950 and made a contribution that proved decisive. 

NCIS New Orleans: The Second Season

NCIS New Orleans

Paramount Home Entertainment

The second season of the naval crime drama spin-off, which stars Scott Bakula and Lucas Black, comes to DVD shelves this week. 

Uncle: Series 3

Uncle

2 Entertain

The third season of the sitcom about the out of work musician and his demanding nephew gets a full release this week. 

Beyond the Gates

Beyond the Gates

Precision Pictures

Jackson Stewart directs Graham Skipper and Chase Williamson in this eerie thriller about two estranged brothers who are forced to search for their missing father via a very strange board game...

I Am Not a Serial Killer

I Am Not a Serial Killer

Bulldog

Christopher Lloyd, Max Fraser and Laura Fraser star in this dark drama about a  bullied teenager as he investigates the seemingly paranormal serial killer terrorising his rural Midwestern town and struggles to contain his own murderous urges...

Eliminators

Eliminators

Altitude

Scott Adkins stars in this action thriller about a former US Federal Agent trying to live a quiet life in London in a witness protection scheme, only for his old life to come back to haunt him. 

Marauders

Marauders

Universal Pictures

Bruce Willis and Christopher Meloni star in this Canadian action thriller about a crack team of FBI agents who are called in to investigate a series of high-profile bank robberies. 

Little Dead Rotting Hood

Little Dead Rotting Hood

High Fliers Video Distribution

Eric Balfour, Bianca A. Santos and Patrick Muldoon star in this low-budget fantasy horror about a small town that suddenly finds itself under threat from ancient werewolves. 

King Cobra

King Cobra

Precision Pictures

James Franco, Molly Ringwald and Christian Slater star in this low-key biopic that chronicles the early rise of gay porn headliner Sean Paul Lockhart.