This week's new DVDs: November 11 2013
Guillermo Del Toro’s monster smash-up hits DVD this week. Starring Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba, it depicts a future where humanity is under threat from 200-foot monster and responds by building robots of the same size to battle them. Spectacular and stupidly fun.
The Great Gatsby
Baz Luhrmann’s new adaptation of F.Scott Fitzgerald’s era defining classic novel on DVD dripping in spectacle and splendour. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio as the reclusive Jay Gatsby and Tobey Maguire as the naïve Nick Carraway, this is a roaring, intriguing take on a literary masterpiece.
The sequel to the beloved Monsters Inc takes our heroes Mike and Sully back to college to find out how it all began.
This bro-com stars Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn as down-on-their-luck salesmen who try to resurrect their careers with a Google internship.
Downton Abbey Series Four
Featuring all eight episodes of the ever-popular drama, with lots of lavish special features included for good measure.
Also Out This Week
The live DVD from Mrs Brown’s Boys’ recent tour also comes out as does the second season of Fresh Meat. As well as this, the second season of musical drama Smash hits DVD, as does the first season of Ricky Gervais’s new venture Derek and the fifth season of Castle.
There are also two huge live concert DVD releases, with The Rolling Stones’ Sweet Summer Sun: Live In Hyde Park and Girls Aloud’s The Hits Tour 2013 both released in stores.