March 6, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: March 6th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 06/03/2017

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This Week's New DVDs: March 6th 2017

Doctor Strange, American Pastoral, In The Valley Of Violence and Ballers are among this week's new releases on DVD 

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

Marvel

Benedict Cumberbatch leads Marvel's latest blockbuster which follows Stephen Strange, cocky surgeon who loses the use of his hands, and, in a last-ditch attempt to regain his former powers, discovers magic. His mentor on this quest is a Tibetan mystic known as the Ancient One, who is training pupils to be the next sorcerer supreme.  

Starring alongside Cumberbatch are Tilda Swinton, Benedict Wong, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg and Mads Mikkelsen. 

Click here to watch our interview with star Benedict Wong and here to read our review of the film. 

American Pastoral

American Pastoral

EiV

Ewan McGregor stars and makes his directorial debut in this adaptation of Philip Roth's acclaimed novel. 

It tells the story of Seymour 'Swede' Levov, a Jewish American businessman and one-time star athlete, whose life begins to unravel during the social and political upheaval of the 1960s. 

Starring alongside McGregor are Jennifer Connelly and Dakota Fanning. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Unforgotten: Series 2

Unforgotten

2 Entertain

Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar's DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunil Khan have a new case to get stuck into when a suitcase is washed up from the River Lea in London, containing the remains of a dead body, is brought to their attention. 

In a Valley of Violence

In a Valley of Violence

Universal Pictures

John Travolta and Ethan Hawke star in this bloody thriller about a quiet town that explodes into violence when a mysterious stranger turns up. 

Ballers: The Complete Second Season

Ballers

Warner Bros

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson stars in this second season of HBO's hit drama as Spencer Strasmore, a former American football star who now works as a financial manager for players. 

Iron Men

Iron Men

Signature Entertainment

West Ham United's relocation from their long-time home of Upton Park to the London Stadium is documentary in this new film which features contributions from manager Slaven Bilic, captain Mark Noble and Ray Winstone. 

The Young Offenders

The Young Offenders

Signature Entertainment

In this low-key Irish comedy, two teenage drifters learn of a massive cocaine seizure off the coast of western Cork and decide to cycle there with the hope of making their fortune. 

Ghost Ship

Ghost Ship

High Fliers Films

A tour guide takes a party onboard a 19th-century ship for a ghostly tour, unaware that the vessel's ghoulish presences are still all too real. 

Dead End

Dead End

High Fliers Video Distribution

In this low-budget post-apocalyptic thriller, we follow two brothers on the hunt for their father's killer who find themselves in a town populated entirely by mutated, cannibalistic killers. 

Borstal

Borstal

101 Films

Matthew Winters, Rorie Stockton and Tony Fadil star in this gritty British drama about a young man who sentenced to two years imprisonment in a rural borstal and faces a fight to survive. 

No Second Chance: The Complete Series

No Second Chance

Eureka

Harlan Coben's novel about a woman who heads out for bloody revenge after her husband is murdered and her daughter is kidnapped is adapted into this six-part French drama starring Alexandra Lamy. 

Irreplaceable

Irreplaceable

Irreplaceable

Thomas Lilti writes and directs this tender drama about  a country-dwelling Doctor named Jean-Pierre Werner who finds out he is suffering from a serious illness and is forced to train his replacement when she is sent from the city to assist him. 

Wild Oats

Wild Oats

Kaleidoscope

Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, Demi Moore and Billy Connolly all star in this knockabout comedy about two newly single ladies who decide to take a wild and luxurious vacation to the Canary Islands after getting an unexpected large life insurance cheque. 

Dark Moon Rising

Dark Moon Rising

Kaleidoscope

In this fantasy drama a group of shapeshifting werewolves descend upon a small town in search of a girl who is re-born once every 2000 years. 

Endless Poetry

Endless Poetry

Curzon Artificial Eye

The story of the life of eccentric Chilean film-maker Alejandro Jodorowsky is brought to life in this colourful biopic.