July 10, 2016

This Week's New DVDs: July 11th 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: July 11th 2016

Hail, Caesar!, Kung Fu Panda 3, The Divergent Series: Allegiant and Anomalisa are among this week's releases on DVD.

Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar!

Universal Pictures

The Coen Brothers' acerbic take on one of the golden ages of the big movie studio system, which follows private detective turned fixer Eddie Mannix, who is recruited to find star Baird Whitlock when he mysteriously disappears, hits DVD shelves this week.

Josh Brolin leads an all-star cast that also includes Scarlett Johansson, George Clooney Channing Tatum, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Tilda Swinton and Frances McDormand. Click here to read our full preview.

Allegiant

The Divergent Series: Allegiant

Lionsgate

The first part of the final instalment of the Divergent series hits the big screen this month. Click here to read our full preview. 

Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3

20th Century Fox

Jack Black reprise his voice role of Po, the kung fu fighting panda, for a third time, this time joined by a voice cast that also includes Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, Jackie Chan, David Cross, James Hong, Randall Duk Kim, Rebel Wilson, Bryan Cranston and J. K. Simmons. Click here to read our full preview. 

Anomalisa

Anomalisa

Curzon Artificial Eye

Charlie Kaufman writes and co-directs this stop-motion animated comedy drama about a self-help author who is struggling with utter mundanity of his life. David Thelwis and Jennifer Jason Leigh lend their voices for the film. 

The Boy

The Boy

EV

The Devil Inside's William Bell Brent directs this chilling horror about an American nanny who is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll, a doll who is not all he seems to be...

LEGO: Justice League - Gotham City Breakout

LEGO: Justice League - Gotham City Breakout

Warner Brothers

In this animated adventure Batman decides to take a holiday and leaves the members of the Justice League to protect Gotham City while he is gone. However, problems arise when the Joker and the other villains breakout of Arkham Asylum.

Dicte - Crime Reporter: Series 1

Dicte - Crime Reporter

Acorn Media UK

Iben Hjejle, best known for her starring role in High Fidelity, takes the lead in this Danish crime drama about a reporter who shakes off her messy personal life to investigate serious crimes including political corruption, prostitution and organ trafficking. 

Mustang

Mustang

Curzon Artificial Eye

Deniz Gamze Ergüven, who has just signed up to direct Daniel Craig in new thriller Kings, unveils her new movie. This is a Turkish drama following the coming of age of a group of young orphaned sisters in a strict conservative society. 

Highlander

Highlander

StudioCanal

Christopher Lambert's cult classic, which follows a immortal Scottish swordsman who must confront the last of his immortal opponents, gets a deluxe reissue for its 20th anniversary. 

Satan's Blade

Satan's Blade

Arrow Video

L. Scott Castillo Jr's bloody thriller about a group of friends who find themselves in the sights of a knife-wielding murderer gets a new release this week. 

Forsaken

Forsaken

Universal Pictures

Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland and Demi Moore star in this gripping Western about a Civil War veteran and former gunslinger who returns home to try and repair his wrecked relationship with his father. 

The Ones Below

The Ones Below

Icon Home Entertainment

Clémence Poésy, David Morrissey and Stephen Campbell Moore star in this intense domestic drama. 

Psych: The Complete Seventh Season

Psych

Universal/Playback

The seventh season of the comedy drama about the adventures of a fake psychic and his cynical friend comes to DVD this week.