October 9, 2016

This Week's New DVDs: October 10th 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 09/10/2016

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This Week's New DVDs: October 10th 2016

Me Before You, Warcraft: The Beginning, Victoria and The Affair are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Warcraft: The Beginning

Warcraft: The Beginning

Universal Pictures

The long-awaited adaptation of the hugely successful computer game comes to DVD shelves this week. Directed by Moon's Duncan Jones, this epic adventure features a cast that includes Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, and Toby Kebbell. 

Click here to read our interview with Fimmel and Patton. 

Me Before You

Me Before You

Warner Bros

Sam Claflin, who you'll know best from his role as Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games, and Emilia Clarke, Game Of Thrones' Mother Of Dragons, team-up for this tear-jerking adpatation of JoJo Moyes' bestselling novel. 

It tells the story of Lou Clarke, an unemployed young woman is hired to care for Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker who is now wheelchair bound after a serious accident. After his accident Will has basically given up on life, but his flourishing relationship with Lou threatens to change all that. 

Click here to watch our interview with Claflin. 

Race

Race

Altitude

Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt and Carice van Houten star alongside newcomer Stephan James in this much-anticipated biopic of Jesse Owens, the black athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the wishes of Adolf Hitler, who had hoped that the games would be a showcase for aryan supremacy. 

Victoria

Victoria

ITV

Jenna Coleman leads ITV's lavish drama about the early life of Queen Victoria and her early ascent to the throne. 

The Affair: Season 2

The Affair

Universal Pictures

Dominic West and Ruth Wilson lead the second season of this tense drama about an affair that quickly goes awry. 

Supernatural: The Complete Eleventh Season

Supernatural

Warner Bros

The 11th season of the hugely successful fantasy drama hits DVD shelves this week. Click here to read our full preview. 

Ripper Street: Series 4

Ripper Street

2 Entertain

Matthew Macfadyen and Jerome Flynn return for a fourth season as hard-nosed detectives in the heart of Victorian London. 

Bates Motel: Season 4

Bates Motel

Universal/Playback

The fourth season of contemporary prequel to the 1960 Hitchcock classic Psycho gets a release on DVD this week. 

DCI Banks: Series 5

DCI Banks

ITV

The fifth season of Stephen Tompkinson's detective drama hits DVD shelves this week. 

2 Broke Girls: The Complete Fifth Season

2 Broke Girls

Warner Home Video

Kat Dennings' Max and Beth Behr's Caroline are back for a fifth season this week. 

The Greasy Strangler

The Greasy Strangler

Picturehouse

Jim Hosking writes and directs this bizarre thriller about a father and son who run an LA disco walking tour and find their lives turned upside down when a number of tour-goers end up murdered by a mysterious figure covered in grease and oil. 

The Founders

The Founders

Spectrum

Charlene Fisk and Carrie Schrader make this acclaimed documentary on the emergence of the Ladies Professional Golf Association in the 1940s in the face of strong discrimination and sexism. 

Wolf Creek: The Complete First Series

Wolf Creek

Eureka

The TV spin-off of the brutal horror classic which follows serial killer Mick Taylor as he continues to stalk tourists travelling through the outback. 

Holidays

Holidays

Kaleidoscope Home Ent

Eight different horror directors deliver a short film each on one of the year's holidays, with particularly gory takes on Christmas and Valentine's Day.