October 1, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: October 2nd 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: October 2nd 2017

Pirates Of The Caribbean, Salazar's Revenge, House of Cards and Legion are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge

Disney UK

It started life as Dead Men Tell No Tales, and it still is in some countries, but the fifth instalment of Pirates Of The Caribbean arrives on DVD under the name Salazar’s Revenge.

Salazar is Captain Salazar, an old nemesis of Jack Sparrow, who escapes from the Devil's Triangle with his legion of ghost pirates, determined to kill every living pirate at sea. To save himself and all pirates, Sparrow must then find legendary Trident of Poseidon.

The movie stars a returning Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, with Geoffrey Rush and Orlando Bloom are back for the new movie, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites and Kaya Scodelario are all newcomers.

The script has been written by Catch Me If You Can's Jeff Nathanson, with Norwegian pair Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg directing.

Click here to read our full preview. 

House of Cards: The Complete Fifth Season

House Of Cards

Sony Releasing UK

The Underwoods return for a fifth run as their dark relationship with power and the White House goes into murkier and murkier territory. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season 3

Star Wars Rebels

Disney UK

The third run of the animated Star Wars spin-off hits shelves this week, following the story of Ezra, a young orphan who finds himself caught up in the adventures of the fledgeling rebels as they begin to fight back against the empire. 

 

Elementary: The Fifth Season

Elementary

Paramount

Lucy Liu and Johnny Lee Miller return for a fifth season of their modern take on Sherlock Holmes. 

Legion: The Complete Season One

Legion: The Complete Season One

20th Century Fox

Dan Stevens, Aubrey Plaza and Rachel Keller star in Noah Hawley's much-acclaimed X-Men spin-off. The show follows David, a man who was diagnosed as a young boy with schizophrenia and spent his life in psychiatric hospitals. 

Now trying to get his life back on track, David must face down government agents as they interrogate him to find out who he really is and grapple with the reality that he could be the most powerful mutant who ever lived.

Scorpion: Season Three

Scorpion

Paramount

The third run of Walter O'Brien and his fellow team of geniuses solving ever more complicated crimes arrives on DVD this week. 

The Exception

The Exception

Signature Entertainment

Jai Courtney, Christopher Plummer and Lily James star in this World War II action thriller about a young German soldier who is sent to try and determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, only to run into some logistical and romantic complications. 

Berlin Syndrome

Berlin Syndrome

Curzon Artificial Eye

Teresa Palmer stars in this Australian drama about a photojournalist Clare who finds herself wandering the streets of Berlin looking for adventure when she meets local English teacher Andi, a whirlwind romance follows, but Andi swiftly turns into something much, much darker. 

Killing Hasselhoff

Killing Hasselhoff

Universal

Ken Jeong, Jim Jefferies and Rhys Darby star in this madcap comedy. We follow Chris, a man who loses his nightclub and runs into debt with a notorious local gangster, desperate get back on track he gets involved in a high-stakes celebrity death pool and must kill his own pick, one David Hasslehoff. 

City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts

Dogwoof Digital

Matthew Heineman directs this powerful documentary about a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014 and vowed to tell the world their story. 

Capture Kill Release

Capture Kill Release

Eureka Entertainment

A young married couple documents their descent down the rabbit hole as they seek to fulfil one of their darkest desires: kill a stranger and film it for posterity. It is not a plan that goes well...