July 18, 2016

This Week's New DVDs: July 18th 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 18/07/2016

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This Week's New DVDs: July 18th 2016

High-Rise, The Witch, London Has Fallen and Get A Job are among this week's new releases on DVD.

High-rise

High-Rise

Studiocanal

Based on J. G. Ballard's 1975 novel of the same name and is directed by Ben Wheatley, this chilling adaptation stars Tom Hiddleston as Robert Laing, a young doctor who takes a flat in a luxury tower block in West London and soon finds that he is sucked in to the building's strange social dynamics. Starring alongside Hiddleston are Luke Evans, Sienna Miller, Elisabeth Moss, Jeremy Irons, James Purefoy, Keeley Hawes and Reece Shearsmith. 

Click here to watch our interview with stars Evans and Miller. 

London Has Fallen

London Has Fallen

Lionsgate

Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman return for this action sequel, which takes the action from Washington to the UK capital. Click here to read our full preview. 

The Witch

The Witch

Universal Pictures UK

This chilling horror story has taken the festival circuit by storm and will sends chills right down your spine. The story follows a family in 1630s New England, a family which quickly becomes torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.

Click here to read our interview with star Anya Taylor-Joy and director Robert Eggers. 

Get a Job

Get A Job

Lionsgate

Miles Teller, Anna Kendrick and Bryan Cranston star in this low-key comedy about two struggling milennials and their quest to get on the employment ladder. 

Truth

Truth

Warner Bros

Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Elisabeth Moss and Topher Grace star in this drama based on the memoir of journalist and TV news producer Mary Mapes, who took the decision to air a pre-election segment detailing how President George W. Bush managed to evade conscription during the Vietnam War. 

Plebs: Series 3

Plebs

Universal Pictures

The third season of ITV's hit comedy about three young men and their exploits in ancient Rome is released this week. 

Norm of the North

Norm of the North

Signature Entertainment

Rob Schneider, Bill Nighy, James Corden and Heather Graham lend their voices to this animated family adventure about a polar bear who heads to New York to try and bring down the property company that wants to destory his homeland. 

Star Trek 2 - The Wrath of Khan: Director's Cut

Star Trek 2 - The Wrath of Khan

Paramount Home Entertainment

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, 10 of the franchise's movies get a deluxe re-release on Blu-Ray and on limited edition steelbooks. Click here to see the full range

WWE: Extreme Rules 2016

WWE: Extreme Rules 2016

World Wrestling Entertainment

Among the matches on this new collection is champion Roman Reigns taking on challenger A.J. Styles for the World Heavyweight Championship. 

The Trust

The Trust

Signature Entertainment

Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood lead this thriller about two struggling police officers who decide to rob a wealthy gangster they have recently arrested. 

The Lake House

The Lake House

4Digital Media Limited

This dank horror follows the travails of six friends who head off for a vacation in a supposedly haunted mansion and begin to dissapear one by one...

The Dead Room

The Dead Room

Altitude

This low-budget horror unites a scientist, ghost hunter and clairvoyant as they search for supernatural spirits...

Facing Ali

Facing Ali

Lionsgate

Pete McCormack directs this tribute to legendary heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, which features interviews with Henry Cooper, George Foreman and Joe Frazier.