September 3, 2017

This Week's New DVDs: September 4th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

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This Week's New DVDs: September 4th 2017

Guardians Of The Galaxy: Vol 2, Modern Family, Supernatural and Brooklyn Nine Nine are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Disney UK

After the hugely successful debut of Star-Lord, Gamora and the rest of their strange gang, they return for a second instalment.

The sequel sees Kurt Russell, The Great Gatsby's Elizabeth Debicki, The Knick's Chris Sullivan and French actress Pom Klementieff all join the cast.

The newbies join a returning Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and voice stars Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel in the sequel.

This time we follow the Guardians as they fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage. That and fighting some rather nasty new foes.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Supernatural: The Complete Twelfth Season

Supernatural

Warner Bros

All 23 episodes of the 12th season of the hugely successful fantasy drama comes to DVD shelves this week. 

Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles return to star as Sam and Dean Winchester with Mark A. Sheppard, Mark Pellegrino and Misha Collins in key roles. 

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 4

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

20th Century Fox

Andy Samberg and his crew are back for the fourth season of the beloved police comedy. 

Modern Family: The Complete Eighth Season

Modern Family

20th Century Fox

Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara, Ariel Winter, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and the rest of the troupe are back for the eighth run of the massively successful US sitcom. 

The Flash: The Third Season

The Flash

Warner Bros

Grant Gustin is back for a third run as the fast-moving superhero, a season that him facing ever greater threats, including the deadly Dr. Alchemy and Savitar. 

Top of the Lake: China Girl

Top of the Lake: China Girl

BBC

The dark and winding detective drama returns for a second run. 

The first series of the show starred Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss as Robin Griffin, a police detective who returns to her hometown in rural New Zealand after a 12-year old girl attempts to kill herself, an event which uncovers a series of nasty secrets for the local population.

Joining Moss in the second series are Game Of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie and Nicole Kidman, which is directed and co-written by Jane Campion, best known as writer and director of The Piano.

David Dencik, Alice Englert and Ewen Leslie will also join the cast for the second series, which will see Moss's character try to solve a case after the unidentified body of an Asian girl washes up on Sydney's Bondi Beach.

Click here to read our interviews with Moss, Christie and Campion. 

Narcos: The Complete Season Two

Narcos

Arrow Films

The second season of Netflix's acclaimed drama hits DVD shelves this week. In the second run, the search for drug baron Pablo Escobar intensifies with the stakes getting higher and higher with every episode. 

Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura and Boyd Holbrook star. 

The Promise

The Promise

Universal Pictures

Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac and Charlotte Le Bon unite for this big-budget historical drama. 

The movie is set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire and follows a love triangle between a brilliant medical student, a beautiful young woman and a renowned American journalist.

 

Mindhorn

Mindhorn

StudioCanal

Julian Barrett, who you’ll know best as one-half of The Mighty Boosh, leads the way in this comedy.

Barratt plays Richard Thorncroft, a down on his luck actor who enjoyed his glory days in the 1980s as TV detective Mindhorn. Suddenly he is given a new purpose when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be a real person.

Steve Coogan, Kenneth Branagh, Andrea Riseborough and Essie Davies star alongside Barratt, who has also co-written the screenplay.

Click here to watch our interview with Barratt and co-star Simon Farnaby. 

The Boy and the Beast

The Boy and the Beast

StudioCanal

In this critically acclaimed anime adventure a  young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice and off for the journey of a lifetime...

Whitney - Can I Be Me?

Whitney - Can I Be Me?

Dogwoof

Kurt and Courtney director Nick Broomfield presents an exhaustive look at the life, success and tragic death of singer Whitney Houston. 

The Evil Within

The Evil Within

Screenbound Pictures

Frederick Koehler, Sean Patrick Flanery and Dina Meyer star in this traumatic horror about a mentally ill young man who begins to encounter a sinister reflection of himself in a strange mirror, a reflection that soon begins to command he turning to killing...

Ackley Bridge

Ackley Bridge

Dazzler

Channel 4's brassy drama comes to DVD this week. It tells the story of two local comprehensive schools who are forced to merge the staff and students of the previously segregated white and Asian communities into one. Naturally, there are a few teething problems...

Hunter's Prayer

Hunter's Prayer

Signature Entertainment

Sam Worthington, Goosebumps' Odeya Rush and Line Of Duty's Martin Compston unite for this action thriller. It follows a troubled assassin who helps a young woman avenge the death of her family

Do You Believe?

Do You Believe?

Kaleidoscope Home Ent.

Mira Sorvino and Sean Astin lead this drama about a young priest who decides to take his message out onto the street.