February 6, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: February 6th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: February 6th 2017

The Girl On The Train, Miss Peregrine's Home For Children, Storks and Jonathan Creek are among this week's new releases on DVD.

The Girl On the Train (Hmv Exclusive) Limited Edition Packaging

The Girl On The Train

Entertainment One

Paula Hawkins' hugely successful novel hits DVD shelves with an all-star cast that includes Emily Blunt, Luke Evans, Rebecca Ferguson and Justin Theroux. 

Blunt's Rachel, a lonely divorcee who is struggling with alcoholism and the break-up of her marriage to Tom, who has now re-married and has a baby with new wife Anna. Each morning Rachel takes the train to work and is forced to go past the house Tom and Anna now live in. 

As she attempts to not focus on her pain, she starts watching a couple a few houses down, but one as the train passes, she sees something shocking which fills her with rage. The next day, she wakes up with a hangover, various wounds and bruises, and no memory of the night before, but she knows something terrible has happened. 

Click here to watch our interview with stars Evans, Haley Bennett and director Tate Taylor.

Storks

Storks

Warner Bros

Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, Katie Crown, Anton Starkman, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele voice this animated movie that finds storks in a future where they no longer deliver babies, but instead packages for an internet giant.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

20th Century Fox

Tim Burton directs Eva Green and Asa Butterfield in this lavish adaptation of Ransom Riggs' bestselling novel.

It tells the story of a young boy named Jake who discovers that his late grandfather has left him a series of clues, clues that lead him to a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

The home is a place where children with an array of special powers and abilities live, it's also where Jake will learn that he has a special power all of his own, one that could save all his new friends from destruction.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Jonathan Creek: Daemons' Roost

Jonathan Creek: Daemons' Roost

2 Entertain

The tousle-haired detective returns for a one-off special when he is called to investigate the supposedly haunted house of Daemons' Roost. 

Tina & Bobby

Tina & Bobby

ITV

ITV tells the story of England captain Bobby Moore and his complex relationship with wife Tina in this lavish drama. Michelle Keegan and Lorne Macfadyen star. 

Zero Days

Zero Days

Guerilla Films

Alex Gibney, director of The Armstrong Lie and Taxi To The Dark Side, tells the story of a cyberattack on Iran's nuclear facilities orchestrated by the United States and Israel and carried out by a remarkable piece of computer malware which spread beyond its intended target in this hard-hitting new documentary. 

We're Going On a Bear Hunt

We're Going On a Bear Hunt

Universal Pictures

Olivia Colman, Mark Williams and Pam Ferris all lend their voices to this tender hand-drawn animated adaptation of Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's beloved children's book. 

The 9th Life of Louis Drax

The 9th Life of Louis Drax

Soda Pictures

Aaron Paul, Jamie Dornan and Sarah Gadon star in this adaptation of Liz Jensen's supernatural novel about a psychologist who begins working with a young boy who has suffered a near-fatal fall and finds himself drawn into a very strange world...

No Stranger Than Love

No Stranger Than Love

Screenbound Pictures

Alison Brie and Colin Hanks lead this teen drama about a high school teacher who decides that she will not settle down with a man unless she believes it to be true love, only to stumble upon it with a married sports coach...

Mr. Right

Mr. Right

Altitude

Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick and Tim Roth star in this romantic comedy about Martha, a young woman who believes she's found the one, but soons discovers there's a slight hiccup, he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.

Army of One

Army of One

Arrow Films

Nicolas Cage and Russell Brand star in this madcap comedy about a 50-year-old ex-construction worker who decides he must travel to Pakistan on a mission to kill Osama Bin Laden. 

Colony

Universal Pictures

Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies star in this dystopian drama about a family trying to survive in a Los Angeles that is now occupied by aliens. 

Eloise

Eloise

Signature Entertainment

Eliza Dushku, Robert Patrick and Chace Crawford star in this chiller about a group of friends who break into an abandoned insane asylum and get way, way more than they bargained for...

Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

2 Entertain

All six episodes from the 1966 series of the iconic sci-fi series, this time with Patrick Troughton in the Tardis, get a re-release on a limited edition steelbook. 

The Unknown Girl

The Unknown Girl

Curzon Artificial Eye

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne co-write and direct this drama about a doctor's quest to identify a recently deceased woman who had turned up at his surgery the night before her death.