March 26, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: March 27th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: March 27th 2017

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, SS-GB, Edge Of Seventeen, Paterson and Bleed For This are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (hmv Exclusive) Limited Edition Steelbook

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Warner Bros

J. K. Rowling returns to the wizarding world next month with a brand new blockbuster, set 70 years before the events of Harry Potter and which follows the adventures of Eddie Redmayne's Newt Scamander, a wizard at the heart New York's secret magic community, who arrives for a meeting with a briefcase full of magical creatures, some of whom end up escaping.

The movie stars Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Katherine Waterson and Colin Farrell and has been directed by David Yates, who was behind the camera on four of the eight Harry Potter films and is the start of a trilogy of movies.

Click here to read our interview with Redmayne and Waterston. 

Paterson

Paterson

Soda Pictures

Adam Driver leads Jim Jarmusch’s tender new drama about Paterson, a bus driver in suburban New Jersey who refuses to share his poetry with the world, leaving his wife Laura to take matters into her own hands…

Click here to read our full preview. 

The Edge of Seventeen

The Edge of Seventeen

20th Century Fox

Hailee Steinfeld leads this warm-hearted coming-of-age drama about awkward teenager Nadine and her struggle to fit in. Starring alongside Steinfeld are Haley Lu Richardson, Hayden Szeto, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson and Kyra Sedgwick.

Bleed for This

Bleed for This

Icon Home Entertainment

Miles Teller plays boxer Vinny Pazienza in this gritty biopic from Boiler Room director Ben Younger. The movie follows Pazienza as he battles back from a near fatal car accident that almost left him paralysed and back into the ring.

The movie also stars  Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarán Hinds and Ted Levine.

Click here to read our preview. 

SS-GB

SS-GB

2entertain

Sam Riley and Kate Bosworth star in this lavish BBC adaptation of Len Deighton's novel. The five-part drama is set in a parallel universe where the Nazis have won World War II and the UK is now under their control. Into this Riley's Douglas Archer, a detective who works closely with the SS, is forced to investigate a complex murder. 

Vengeance

Vengeance

101 Films

Nicolas Cage and Don Johnson star in this bloody thriller, Cage plays John Droomoor, a gulf war veteran comes to the aid of a young girl after her mother is beaten and left for dead by a gang of thugs. 

The Real Marigold Hotel: Series 2

The Real Marigold Hotel

Dazzler

All four episodes from the second series of the BBC documentary inspired by The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel get a release on DVD this week. 

The Last Diamond

The Last Diamond

Drakes Avenue Pictures

Eric Barbier co-writes and directs this French crime drama about a pair of felons who decide to team up for one last job, stealing the priceless 137-carat Florentine diamond. 

Locked Up: Series 1

Locked Up

Walter Presents

The first series of the Spanish drama set in a women's prison comes to DVD this week. We follow Macarena Ferreiro, a young woman imprisoned for tax fraud who is forced to get to grips with the tough daily existence of life inside. 

Law and Order - Special Victims Unit: Season 16

Law and Order - Special Victims Unit

Medium Rare

The 16th run of the hugely successful police procedural comes out this week. 

The Rift

The Rift

Kaleidoscope

Dejan Zecevic directs Ken Foree, Katarina Cas and Monte Markham in this eerie thriller. When a satellite crashes in Eastern Serbia, a team of US and Serbian agents are dispatched to secure the remains of the satellite, but when they locate the crash site all is not as it seems.

Chosen

Chosen

Kaleidoscope

Luke Mably and Harvey Keitel star in this World War II drama about a young lawyer who makes a stand against the oppression of the Nazis as the Second World War. 

The Carer

The Carer

Cinefile

Brian Cox and Emilia Fox star in this comedy-drama co-written and directed by János Edelényi. Cox plays Sir Michael Gifford, a retired Shakespearean actor who's battle with a form of Parkinson's disease has left him confined to a wheelchair and forces him to bond with Hungarian refugee and aspiring actress Dorottya to get through the day. 

Levison Wood: Walking the Nile/Himalayas/Americas

Levison Wood: Walking the Nile/Himalayas/Americas

Spirit Entertainment Limited

Levison Wood's journeys through three of the Earth's harshest environments; along the Nile, the length of the Himalayas and 1,700 miles along the spine of the Americas from Mexico to Columbia, are brought together on this new collection.