This Week's New DVDs – April 24th 2017
Broadchurch: Series 3, It's Only the End of the World and Notes on Blindness are amongst the new films arriving in stores this week...
It's Only the End of the World
Curzon Artificial Eye
Xavier Dolan's film stars Gaspard Ulliel as a playwright suffering a terminal illness who returns home to visit his estranged family with the intention of breaking the news of his illness, but has second thoughts after spending several days with them. The film's impressive cast also includes Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard and Lea Seydoux.
Sandra Oh, Anne Heche and Alicia Silverstone lead the cast of this satirical comedy-drama from director Onur Tukel about two fomrer college friends-turned enemies, who reunite by chance at a party and proceed to beat each other up - literally - and ruin each other's lives.
Notes on Blindness
Curzon Artificial Eye
Peter Middleton and James Spinney's thought-provoking documentary details the story of James Hull, a writer and theologian who loses his sight shortly before the birth of his son and keeps a diary to help him cope with adjusting to his blindness.
Steven Cantor's moving documentary following the life of acclaimed Ukrainian ballet dancer Segei Pulunin arrives in stores today.
Supernatural horror-thriller The Void from directors Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski stars Aaron Poole as a police officer investigating a series of strange and violent incidents linked to a group of mysterious hooded figures.
Bill Clark's powerful drama stars Tom Riley and Joanne Froggatt as Tom and Nicola Ray, a young couple whose perfect family life suddenly begins to unravel when Tom contracts sepsis.
All 12 episodes of the animated series based on the story by Hirotaka Akagi, set in a not-too-distant future Japan where draconian obscenity laws prompt a rebellion led by the mysterious Blue Snow.
Salt and Fire
The latest film from legendary director Werner Herzog tells the story of a scientist attempting to prevent an ecological disaster. Starring Veronica Ferres, Gael Garcia Bernal and Michael Shannon.
The frenetically-paced action adventure written, directed by and starring Tom Getty arrives in stores today.