January 30, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: January 30th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: January 30th 2017

Bridget Jones' Baby, Deepwater Horizon, Free State Of Jones and Endeavour are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget Jones's Baby

Universal Pictures

12 years after she was last on our screens Bridget Jones is back! Now in her 40’s and single once again, Bridget decides to focus on her career as a news producer and surround herself with her friends, old and new.

But, in an unlikely twist, Bridget finds herself pregnant and with the awkward problem that she’s only 50% sure of who the baby’s father is...

Click here to read our full preview. 

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

Lionsgate

Mark Wahlberg leads this gritty action drama about the events that took place aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, the location of the largest oil spill and one of the biggest environmental disasters in human history. 

Peter Berg directs with Kate Hudson, John Malkovich, Kurt Russell and Gina Rodriguez also in key roles. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

The White King

The White King

Signature Entertainment

Jonathan Pryce, Agyness Deyn, Greta Scacchi, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson and Fiona Shaw star in this adaptation of György Dragomán's dystopian novel. which follows a 12-year-old boy growing up in a brutal dictatorship who is forced to turn rogue when his father is imprisoned for treason. 

It follows Djata, a 12-year-old boy growing up in a brutal dictatorship, who is forced to turn rogue when his father is imprisoned for treason. 

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Third Season

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Disney

The third season of Marvel's hit series, which follows Agent Coulson and his crack team of investigators, hits DVD shelves this week. 

War On Everyone

War On Everyone

Icon Home Entertainment

Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña star in this dark comedy from writer/director John Michael McDonagh about two frustrated cops who decide to take the law into their own hands. 

Endeavour: Complete Series Four

Endeavour

ITV DVD

The fourth season of ITV's spin-off series about the trials and tribulations of the young Inspector Morse gets a release this week. 

Let's Be Evil

Let's Be Evil

Precision Pictures

Elizabeth Morris co-writes and stars in this dystopian horror about an advanced education programme for gifted youngsters which turns into a nightmare when the children turn violent...

Plan Z

Plan Z

Gilt Edge Media

Stuart Brennan direcrs and stars in this low-key zombie horror about a group of survivors who are forced to brave the zombie apocalypse when a long-time friend calls for help. 

Sole Survivor

Sole Survivor

Miracle Media

Two soldiers are forced to team up to save civilization after the apocalypse comes and traps one on Earth and the other in a space station. 

Tumbledown

Tumbledown

Universal Pictures

Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis star in this romantic comedy about a struggling widow who is forced to confront her fears by a brash New York writer. 

Urban Hymn

Urban Hymn

Bulldog

Shirley Henderson, Steven Mackintosh and Ian Hart star in this down to earth British drama young female offender with a great singing voice and her social worker's battle to get her to use it.

The Childhood of a Leader

The Childhood of a Leader

SODA Pictures

Robert Pattinson leads this historical drama, which is loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre's short story of the same name.

It tells the story of Charles, a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles, a time in history which stirs something very dark indeed in his son.

Liam Cunningham and Stacy Martin also star.

The Wailing

The Wailing

Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment

Hong-jin Na directs this South Korean horror thriller about a policeman who heads to a quiet, isolated village in the mountains to investigate a spate of vicious murders brought about by the spread of a mysterious illness. 

Life, Animated

Life, Animated

Dogwoof

The acclaimed documentary about the Suskind family who connected with their autistic son Owen through his love of Disney films gets a DVD release this week. 

Delicious

Delicious

Spirit Home Entertainment

Dawn French, Emilia Fox and Iain Glen star in this tense drama about a celebrity chef who begins an affair with his ex-wife, a liaison which could have murderous consequences...