May 12, 2014

This Week's New DVDs: May 12th 2014
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This Week's New DVDs: May 12th 2014

12 Years A Slave, 47 Ronin, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones and Veronica Mars are among this week's new releases on DVD.

 

12 Years A Slave

The critically acclaimed drama, which scooped three Oscars, including Best Picture, comes to DVD today. The film tells the story of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, who is abducted and sold into slavery in 1841 and features stand out performances from Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o. You can read our full preview here.

 

47 Ronin

Keanu Reeves leads the huge blockbuster that brings to life the story of a band of samurai who set out to avenge the death and dishonour of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun. Read our preview here

 

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

The latest instalment of the money spinning horror franchise comes to DVD today, read our preview here.

 

Veronica Mars

The female super sleuth's big screen outing and all three series finally come to DVD, see our interview with the film's cast here.

 

Generation War

The epic German mini-series about the adventures of five friends eager to become heroes in the Second World War comes out today.

 

The Trip To Italy

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon join forces once again for the second series of this acclaimed comedy.

 

Also Out This Week

The sixth series of Inspector George Gently is released as is CSI: NY - Complete Season 9: The Final Season and season four of Eastbound and Down.

Low-key drama Reaching For The Moon comes out, as does high-school comedy Cupcakes and horror slasher Murder Drome.

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