May 2, 2016

This Week's New DVDs: May 2nd 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: May 2nd 2016

In The Heart Of The Sea, Daddy's Home, London Spy and Line Of Duty are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea

Warner Bros

Ron Howard directs Chris Hemsworth in this epic adventure about the whaling ship Essex, which was sunk by a huge whale, a story which would go on to inspire Herman Meville's timeless classic Moby Dick. Click here to watch our interview with Ron Howard. 

Daddy's Home

Daddy's Home

Paramount

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg star in this hit comedy which follows a stepfather struggling to win over his new stepchildren, a process which is made a lot more complicated when their alpha male biological father arrives. Click here to read our full preview. 

London Spy

London Spy

BBC

Ben Whishaw and Jim Broadbent star in this dark drama about a young man who is drawn into the dark world of espionage when his boyfriend goes missing. 

Scott and Bailey: Series 5

Scott and Bailey

ITV

The fifth season of ITV's hit detective drama, which stars Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp, comes to DVD this week. 

Yakuza Apocalypse

Yakuza Apocalypse

Manga Entertainment

Takashi Miike directs this violent thriller which follows a gang member who vows to avenge his boss's murder. 

Line of Duty: Series 3

Line Of Duty

BBC

The third season of the BBC's brutal drama about police corruption is released this week. Click here to read our feature. 

Synchronicity

Synchronicity

Altitude Film Distribution

Jacob Gentry directs this dark sci-fi thriller about a physician who invents a time machine and must fight to keep it out of the wrong hands. 

The Forgotten

The Forgotten

Metrodome

This bleak chiller follows a father and son who are forced to squat in an empty London council estate scheduled for demolition and begin to hear mysterious noises coming from the flat next door...

Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree

Studiocanal

This bloody horror follows a young girl who is drawn into centuries-old witches' coven using the fruit of an ancient cherry tree in a secret ritual that restores life. 

Mercury Plains

Mercury Plains

Precision Pictures

Scott Eastwood leads this brutal action thriller about paramilitary group of teens who fight drug cartels. 

Me and My Mates Vs. The Zombie Apocalypse

Me And My Mates Vs. The Zombie Apocalypse

Matchbox Films

Comedian Jim Jefferies stars in this horror comedy about a group of Australian telephone engineers who find themselves in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. 

Safelight

Safelight

Bulldog Films

Evan Peters and Juno Temple star in this coming of age drama about two troubled teenagers who set out on a road trip along the California coast. 

Robot World

Robot World

Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment

This sci-fi thriller follows a pilot who finds himself marooned on an alien planet, a planet whose only inhabitants are predatory machines.

RBS Six Nations Championship: 2016 - England Grand Slam

RBS Six Nations Championship: 2016 - England Grand Slam

Miracle Media

The story of England's all-conquering performance in the Six Nations comes to DVD today.