November 13, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: November 13th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 13/11/2017

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This Week's New DVDs: November 13th 2017

Baby Driver, Cars 3, Victoria and The Last Post are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Baby Driver

Baby Driver

Sony Pictures

Edgar Wright screeches back with stylish new action thriller Baby Driver.

The movie stars Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Sky Ferreira, Kevin Spacey and Eiza González and has been written and directed by Wright. It is his first movie since 2013's The World's End.

Baby Driver follows Baby, a young, music-obsessed getaway driver who winds up getting in serious trouble after the mob boss he has been forced to work for refuses to let him leave the fold and demands he takes part in a heist doomed to fail.  

Click here to watch our interview with Wright. 

Cars 3

Cars 3

Disney

Lightning McQueen returns for a third run out in Pixar’s new adventure.

In this outing we find Lightning McQueen struggling to keep up with a new generation of younger cars and he suddenly discovering that he is being pushed out of the sport he loves, forcing him to team up with a rookie technician to resurrect his flagging career.

Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Kerry Washington, Chris Cooper, Lewis Hamilton and Larry the Cable Guy lend their voices to the cast.

Click here to read our full preview. 

The Last Post

The Last Post

2Entertain

BBC One’s lavish new drama is set in the heart of the 1960’s and tells the story of a British army unit fighting a Yemeni insurgency in the Middle East and the women and children who were there with them.

Call The Midwife’s Jessica Raine, War and Peace’s Jessie Buckley, The Crown’s Ben Miles and Goodbye Christopher Robin’s Stephen Campbell-Moore lead the way in this series, which features six episodes.

 

Victoria: Series Two

Victoria

ITV DVD

Jenna Coleman returns for a second outing as England's iconic monarch in ITV's acclaimed costume drama. 

In this series, Victoria returns to her royal duties following the birth of her first child but struggles to find balance in her roles as a monarch, mother and wife.

Peter Kay's Car Share: Series 2

Peter Kay's Car Share

2Entertain

All four episodes from the second and final series of Peter Kay's hugely acclaimed sitcom. Kay stars alongside Sian Gibson as colleagues at a local supermarket who are forced to share a car together on their daily commute, with hilarious consequences. 

British and Irish Lions: Uncovered

British and Irish Lions: Uncovered

Spirit Entertainment

The inside story of the British Lions' eventful summer tour of New Zealand are brought to life in this warts and all documentary. 

Mrs Brown's Boys: Christmas Treats

Mrs. Brown's Boys - Christmas Treats

Universal Pictures

Agnes Brown and her rowdy brood's two Christmas specials are brought together for this new DVD. 

Doc Martin: Complete Series Eight

Doc Martin

Acorn Media UK

Martin Clunes returns as the belligerent Dr Martin Ellingham for an eighth run, with all eight episodes from the new series gathered for this new release. 

Doctor Who: The Complete Series 10

Doctor Who

2Entertain

Peter Capaldi's final season as The Doctor comes to DVD this week. Now teamed up with Pearl Mackie's Bill, this run of episodes sees The Doctor taking on emojibots and a mysterious landlord as well as old foes Missy and the Cybermen. 

Our Girl: The Nepal Tour

Our Girl: The Nepal Tour

Acorn Media UK

Michelle Keegan leads the BBC's military drama which follows experienced medic Lance Corporal Georgie Lane as she is deployed to undertake a humanitarian mission in Nepal. 

 

Billions: Season 2

Billions

Paramount Home Entertainment

Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti return to lead this hit financial drama. 

Giamatti plays US attorney Chuck Rhoades who is instructed to go after powerful hedge fund king and multi-billionaire Lewis's Bobby Axelrod, a confrontation that Axelrod doesn't take too kindly to. 

 

Preacher: Season 2

Preacher

Sony Pictures

Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga and Joseph Gilgun spearhead the second season of the supernatural fantasy drama, with 13 episodes featured on this new DVD. 

The Ganges With Sue Perkins

The Ganges With Sue Perkins

2Entertain

The former host of The Great British Bake-Off heads to India and Bangladesh as she explores about life on the river Ganges. 

Porridge: Series One

Porridge

2entertain

Kevin Bishop reboots Ronnie Barker's classic sitcom for 2017, playing Nigel Fletcher, grandson of the show's original star Norman. 

Mark Bonnar, Dominic Coleman and Dave Hill co-star.

The Free World

The Free World

Precision Pictures

Boyd Holbrook, Octavia Spencer and Elisabeth Moss all star in this gritty drama about a recently released convict who vows to turn his life around when he meets Doris, a mysterious woman with a violent past...