January 29, 2018

This Week's New DVDs: January 29th 2018
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This Week's New DVDs: January 29th 2018

Kingsman: The Golden Circle, God's Own Country and The Miniaturist are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

20th Century Fox

After taking over $400 million at the box office with the series debut The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn returns with a second instalment of his suave franchise.

The sequel stars a returning Taron Egerton, Colin Firth and Mark Strong with Julianne Moore, Poppy Delevingne, Pedro Pascal, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges, Elton John and Halle Berry joining the cast. Vaughn directs once again and has adapted Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons' comic for the screen.

This time the story takes us across the pond to America to join forces with Statesman, Kingsman's American counterpart, after Kingsman's headquarters is destroyed by Poppy, a member of the secret group The Golden Circle and a notorious criminal mastermind.

Click here to read our full preview. 

God's Own Country

God's Own Country

Spirit Entertainment Limited

Alec Secareanu and Josh O'Connor star in this hugely acclaimed coming of age drama.

O'Connor plays Johnny, a farm worker who numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until a Romanian migrant worker arrives for lambing season and the pair begin an intense relationship. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

The Miniaturist

The Miniaturist

Spirit Entertainment Limited

Split's Anya Taylor-Joy and The Hour star Romola Garai lead this lavish adaptation of Jessie Burton's bestselling novel. 

The story follows Taylor-Joy's Nella Oortman, who is married off to a rich family in Amsterdam. Expecting to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt, she is instead met by his sister Marin.

Only later does Johannes appear and present her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. It is to be furnished by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in unexpected ways...

Mountain

Mountain

Dogwoof

Willem Dafoe narrates this lavish documentary from BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom about humanity's obsession with mountains. 

In Between

In Between

Saffron Hill

This down to earth drama follows the lives of three strong, independent-minded Israeli-Palestinian women sharing an apartment in Tel Aviv and the experiences they share. 

Kill 'Em All

Kill 'em All

Sony Pictures

Jean-Claude Van Damme leads this action shoot-em-up about a mysterious stranger who arrives at a local hospital on the brink of death. Even when he recovers, it turns out his life is still very much in danger...

Wolf Warrior II

Wolf Warrior II

Cine Asia

China's deadliest Special Forces operative, known as the Wolf Warrior, is forced to re-emerge when he crosses paths with a ruthless band of mercenaries led by a volatile and sadistic leader. 

Revolt

Revolt

Entertainment One

Lee Pace stars as a U.S. Special Forces soldier who wakes up in a prison cell in Nairobi with no idea how he got there or indeed who he is. Soon though, it turned out the world he remembers has changed completely...

The Pirates of Somalia

The Pirates of Somalia

Precision Pictures

Evan Peters, Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith and Barkhad Abdi all star in this action drama. 

Peter plays Jay, a rookie journalist Jay Bahadur who has an inspiring chance encounter with his idol and decides he uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime.

Rememory

Rememory

Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Game Of Thrones mainman Peter Dinklage takes the lead in this sci-fi drama, co-written and directed by Mark Palansky.

We pick up the story after scientist and inventor Gordon Dunn is killed shortly after revealing a radical new device able to extract and play a person's memories, Dinklage's Sam is then recruited by Gordon's wife to try and solve the mystery of his murder. 

Hounds of Love

Hounds of Love

Arrow Video

Emma Booth, Ashleigh Cummings and Stephen Curry all star in this tense thriller.

Set in the mid-1980s, Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple. As she observes the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive. 

Bad Match

Bad Match

Precision Pictures

Lili Simmons leads the way in this chilling horror. We watch as a dating playboy's life spirals out of contract after meeting a woman online. 

Monster Hunt

Monster Hunt

Manga Entertainment

In an ancient world where monsters rule the land while humans keep to their own kingdom, a baby monster, Wuba, is born to a human father and monster queen, something both humans and monsters don't take too kindly to...

The Winter Siege

The Winter Siege

Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment

When two German soldiers take a Norwegian war prisoner, one cold winter s night during WW2, they are thankful to discover a house in the Scandinavian wilderness in which to find respite from the storm. It's a respite that proves to be short-lived...