May 25, 2014

This Week’s New DVDs: May 26th 2014
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This Week’s New DVDs: May 26th 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis, I, Frankenstein and August: Osage County are among this week’s new releases on DVD.

 

Inside Llewyn Davis

The Coen Brothers’ critically lauded tale of a down on his luck folk singer, stars Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan and comes to DVD today. You can read our full preview here.

 

I, Frankenstein

Aaron Eckhart leads this hit and miss fantastical action flick which reimages the classic Frankenstein story in the modern era. Read our full preview here.

 

August: Osage County

Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize winning play gets a starry cast for its cinematic version, including Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep and Benedict Cumberbatch. Read our full preview here.

 

Hinterland

The critically acclaimed Welsh detective drama comes to DVD today.

 

Jamaica Inn

Jessica Brown Findlay and Sean Harris lead this BBC adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s dark tale of murder on the Cornish moors.

 

Stranger By The Lake

This French drama saw director Alain Guiraudie win the best director award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and has drawn rave reviews. The film tells the story of two lovers who meet by the side of a lake and are drawn into a dangerous relationship.

 

Top Dog

Former Spandau Ballet man Martin Kemp directs this thriller that dives into the dirty world of London criminality. Watch our interview with him and star Leo Gregory here.

 

Drive Hard

John Cusack and Thomas Jane star in this action caper which sees a former race car driver abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a major crime.

 

Also Out This Week

Acclaimed documentary Tim’s Vermeer, slasher flick Willow Creek, fantasy throwaway fun Warrioress, horror chiller After, action flick Orc Wars and lo-fi comedy Squatters all come to DVD this week.

Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
hmv.com talks to Leo Gregory & Martin Kemp

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