November 6, 2017

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

hmv London; 06/11/2017

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This Week's New DVDs: November 6th 2017

Westworld, Despicable Me 3, Your Name and Rellik are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Westworld: The First Season

Westworld

Warner Bros

The hugely acclaimed first season of Westworld arrives on DVD shelves this week, complete with a steelbook exclusive to hmv. 

Evan Rachel Wood, Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton and Ben Barnes all star in the drama, which is adapted from Michael Crichton's novel of the same name. 

Set in a theme park like no other, Westworld caters to rich vacationers, allowing its visitors to live out their most primal fantasies with the robotic hosts. Trouble is, the hosts soon start misbehaving...

Click here to read our full preview. 

Despicable Me 3

Despicable Me 3

Universal Pictures

After taking almost three billion dollars so far, the minions are back for a fourth run out.

Steve Carrell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker and Miranda Cosgrove lend their voices to the new film, which has been directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and co-directed by Eric Guillon.

The new instalment, which is the third in the series and the follow-up to last summer's prequel Minions, follows Gru as he faces off against Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who grows up to become obsessed with the character he played in the 1980s. As well as this he also winds up getting into some sibling rivalry when he meets his long-lost twin brother, Dru.

Click here to read our full preview. 

 

Your Name

Your Name

Anime Ltd

Makoto Shinkai writes and directs this hugely successful Japanese coming of age drama about a high school girl in rural Japan and a high school boy in Tokyo who swap bodies.

Rellik

Rellik

2Entertain

Richard Dormer, Jodi Balfour, Ray Stevenson and Patterson Joseph star in this complex crime drama. 

The show follows DCI Gabriel Markham and his team as they try to hunt down a serial killer, but there's a twist, this story is told in reverse. 

Family Guy: Season Seventeen

Family Guy: Season Seventeen

20th Century Fox

Seth MacFarlane makes it 17 seasons and counting for Peter, Lois and co with the release of the latest round on DVD. 

Stella: Series 6

Stella

2entertain

Ruth Jones leads a sixth and final series of her warm-hearted comedy, which is set in the tiny Welsh town of Pontyberry and follows the ups and downs of fiesty Stella Jackson. 

Inspector George Gently: Series Eight

Inspector George Gently

Acorn Media UK

We return to the early 1970's as we see off Inspector George Gently with his eighth and final series. Martin Shaw stars in the title role and Lee Ingleby and Lisa McGrillis return as his sidekicks Detective Inspector Bacchus and Detective Sergeant Rachel Coles.

Whisky Galore!

Whisky Galore!

Arrow Films

Eddie Izzard, James Cosmo, Gregor Fisher and Tim Pigott-Smith star in this lively drama.

The story is based on the infamous 1941 true story about a group of men who try to plunder cases of whisky from a stranded ship.

South Park: The Complete Twentieth Season

South Park

Paramount

All 10 episodes from the 20th season of the all-conquering comedy arrive on DVD shelves this week. 

Ferrari: Race to Immortality

Ferrari: Race to Immortality

Universal Pictures

The story of the deadliest decade in Formula 1 history is re-told in this lavish documentary, focusing on drivers Peter Collins and Mike Hawthorn as well as enigmatic owner Enzo Ferrari. 

Quacks: Season 1

Quacks

Playback

Rory Kinnear, Tom Basden, Mathew Baynton, Lydia Leonard and Rupert Everett come together for this BBC comedy about a group of doctors working in 1840s London.

Back: Series 1

Back

2Entertain

Peep Show duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb reunite for this new comedy about estranged foster-brothers Stephen and Andrew as they vow to take over the family business following the death of their father.

Louise Brealey and Penny Downie co-star.

The Farthest

The Farthest

Screenbound Pictures

The story of the Voyager space launch in 1977 is brought to life in this lavish new documentary. 

Chris and Kem 100% Fit

Chris & Kem 100% Fit

2entertain

The Love Island bro's re-team for this workout DVD. They are joined by personal trainer Shona Vertue for a warm-up, six workouts and a cool down session. 

Taken: Season 1

Taken

Universal Pictures

Liam Neeson's beloved action franchise comes to the small screen and the first season arrives on DVD this week. 

Clive Standen and Jennifer Beals star in this series, which follows Standen's Bryan Mills. 

Devastated by the murder of his sister, Bryan Mills is recruited to a secret US intelligence agency and sets out against a number of deadly terrorist threats while also looking to track down those responsible for his sister's death.