March 13, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: March 13th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 13/03/2017

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This Week's New DVDs: March 13th 2017

The Accountant, Nocturnal Animals, The Light Between Oceans and Downton Abbey are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

The Accountant

The Accountant

Warner Bros

Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick and J.K. Simmons lead this action thriller, which tells the story of Affleck’s Christian Wolff, a maths genius who works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal organisations, and who is forced to take on his first legal client, a development which brings deadly consequences.

Click here to watch our interview with co-star Cynthia Addai-Robinson and director Gavin O'Connor. 

The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans

20th Century Fox

Michael Fassbender, Rachel Weisz and Alicia Vikander star in this tearjerker from The Place Beyond The Pines director Derek Cianfrance. It follows lighthouse keeper Tom Sherbourne and his wife Isabel who discover a boat washed ashore carrying a dead man and a two-month-old baby. They decide to raise the baby as their own, but it turns out to a decision with devastating consequences.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals

Universal Pictures

Tom Ford writes and directs this dark thriller about an art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale.

Ford takes charge of a great ensemble cast including Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Jena Malone, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Michael Sheen, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer and Laura Linney.

Click here to read our preview. 

The Warsaw Ghetto

The Warsaw Ghetto

Sony Pictures

Anna Paquin and Marcia Gay Harden star in this tense WWII drama about the true story of German nurse and social worker Irena Sendler who provided support to Poles in German-occupied Poland. 

Downton Abbey: The Weddings

Downton Abbey: The Weddings

Universal Pictures

In this new special edition release, all five wedding episodes from across the hugely successful period drama are gathered together. 

Pet

Pet

Signature Entertainment

Dominic Monaghan, Ksenia Solo and Jennette McCurdy star in this grimy horror. Monaghan plays Seth, a lonely man who bumps into an old crush and subsequently becomes obsessed with her, leading him to hold her captive underneath the animal shelter where he works. 

Paw Patrol: Easter Egg Hunt

Paw Patrol: Easter Egg Hunt

Paramount Home Entertainment

PAW Patrol, a group of hero pups who go around solving the problems that the people of Adventure Bay, return for another series. 

Beauty and the Beast: The Final Season

Beauty and the Beast

Paramount Home Entertainment

The fourth and final season of the glossy TV spin-off from the classic story gets a release this week. 

Hidden in the Woods

Hidden in the Woods

Matchbox Films

Patricio Valladares co-writes and directs this bloodthirsty thriller about two girls who have been raised in the wilderness by their drug dealing father who are forced to fend for themselves when he is sent to jail. 

Apocalypse Pompeii

Apocalypse Pompeii

High Fliers Video Distribution

A family head to visit the historic town of Pompeii only to discover that Mount Vesuvius is on the brink of a second explosion and they are in its sights. 

Massacre in Dinosaur Valley

Massacre in Dinosaur Valley

88 Films

Michele Massimo Tarantini's classic horror gets a glossy re-release. In this bloody thriller, we follow a group of scientists after their plane crashes on a South American expedition deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest and are forced to find their way to safety, avoiding hostile slave traders, bloodthirsty cannibals and a variety of the jungle's monsters.

Two Rode Together - The Masters of Cinema Series

Two Rode Together

Eureka

Another deluxe re-release, this time John Ford directs James Stewart as a good-for-nothing sheriff who is forced to head out on a risky mission to rescue a group of prisoners. 

Aenigma

Aenigma

88 Films

Lucio Fulci's 1987 gorefest gets a new release. This tells the story of Kathy, a pupil at a prestigious boarding school who falls into a coma after falling victim to a shocking schoolgirl prank and precedes to control a new vulnerable student from her coma using telekinesis. 

Excalibur (Hmv Exclusive) - The Premium Collection

Excalibur

Warner Bros

John Boorman's much-loved fantasy drama retelling the legend of King Arthur gets a lavish re-release as part of hmv's new premium collection.