This Week's New DVDs: March 27th 2017
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, SS-GB, Edge Of Seventeen, Paterson and Bleed For This are among this week's new releases on DVD.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
J. K. Rowling returns to the wizarding world next month with a brand new blockbuster, set 70 years before the events of Harry Potter and which follows the adventures of Eddie Redmayne's Newt Scamander, a wizard at the heart New York's secret magic community, who arrives for a meeting with a briefcase full of magical creatures, some of whom end up escaping.
The movie stars Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Katherine Waterson and Colin Farrell and has been directed by David Yates, who was behind the camera on four of the eight Harry Potter films and is the start of a trilogy of movies.
The Edge of Seventeen
20th Century Fox
Hailee Steinfeld leads this warm-hearted coming-of-age drama about awkward teenager Nadine and her struggle to fit in. Starring alongside Steinfeld are Haley Lu Richardson, Hayden Szeto, Blake Jenner, Woody Harrelson and Kyra Sedgwick.
Bleed for This
Icon Home Entertainment
Miles Teller plays boxer Vinny Pazienza in this gritty biopic from Boiler Room director Ben Younger. The movie follows Pazienza as he battles back from a near fatal car accident that almost left him paralysed and back into the ring.
The movie also stars Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarán Hinds and Ted Levine.
Sam Riley and Kate Bosworth star in this lavish BBC adaptation of Len Deighton's novel. The five-part drama is set in a parallel universe where the Nazis have won World War II and the UK is now under their control. Into this Riley's Douglas Archer, a detective who works closely with the SS, is forced to investigate a complex murder.
The Real Marigold Hotel
All four episodes from the second series of the BBC documentary inspired by The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel get a release on DVD this week.
The Last Diamond
Drakes Avenue Pictures
Eric Barbier co-writes and directs this French crime drama about a pair of felons who decide to team up for one last job, stealing the priceless 137-carat Florentine diamond.
The first series of the Spanish drama set in a women's prison comes to DVD this week. We follow Macarena Ferreiro, a young woman imprisoned for tax fraud who is forced to get to grips with the tough daily existence of life inside.
Law and Order - Special Victims Unit
The 16th run of the hugely successful police procedural comes out this week.
Dejan Zecevic directs Ken Foree, Katarina Cas and Monte Markham in this eerie thriller. When a satellite crashes in Eastern Serbia, a team of US and Serbian agents are dispatched to secure the remains of the satellite, but when they locate the crash site all is not as it seems.
Luke Mably and Harvey Keitel star in this World War II drama about a young lawyer who makes a stand against the oppression of the Nazis as the Second World War.
Brian Cox and Emilia Fox star in this comedy-drama co-written and directed by János Edelényi. Cox plays Sir Michael Gifford, a retired Shakespearean actor who's battle with a form of Parkinson's disease has left him confined to a wheelchair and forces him to bond with Hungarian refugee and aspiring actress Dorottya to get through the day.
Levison Wood: Walking the Nile/Himalayas/Americas
Spirit Entertainment Limited
Levison Wood's journeys through three of the Earth's harshest environments; along the Nile, the length of the Himalayas and 1,700 miles along the spine of the Americas from Mexico to Columbia, are brought together on this new collection.