November 19, 2018

This Week's New DVDs: November 19th 2018
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 19/11/2018

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This Week's New DVDs: November 19th 2018

Skyscraper, Sherlock Gnomes and The Star are among this week's new releases on DVD. 

Skyscraper (hmv Exclusive)

Skyscraper

Universal Pictures

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson leads the way in this fiery blockbuster as Will Sawyer, a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and war veteran, who, after losing his leg in combat, now assesses security for skyscrapers.

On assignment in China, he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze and it turns out he's about to be framed for it. 

Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Møller, Pablo Schreiber and Noah Taylor co-star, while Rawson M. Thurber, who directed Johnson in Central Intelligence, is in charge. 

Click here to read our full preview

Sherlock Gnomes

Sherlock Gnomes

Paramount Pictures

Gnomeo and Juliet return for a sequel, this time they begin to notice the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments, so they call in the only man who can help, Sherlock Gnomes...

James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary J. Blige and Johnny Depp are among an all-star voice cast.

Click here to read our full preview.

 

The Star

The Star

Sony Pictures

Steven Yuen, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Christopher Plummer and Kelly Clarkson voice this big-hearted animation.

We follow a small but brave donkey and his animal friends as they become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas.

John Bishop: Winging It - Live

John Bishop: Winging It Live

Spirit Entertainment Ltd

The beloved Scouse stand-up's 150 date sell-out tour of the UK and Ireland is captured live at the iconic London Palladium for this new DVD. 

Joe Lycett: I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett: I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

Spirit Entertainment Ltd

The comedian, best known for his appearances on QI and Taskmaster, is recorded live during a riotous sold-out gig at London's Eventim Apollo. 

The League of Gentlemen: Live Again! (hmv Exclusive) Limited Signed Edition

The League of Gentlemen - Live Again!

BBC

Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson bring their dark and unhinged fictional village of Royston Vasey back to life for this new live DVD. 

Billions: Season 3

Billions

Paramount Home Entertainment

Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti return to lead the third season of this hit financial drama. 

Giamatti plays US attorney Chuck Rhoades who is instructed to go after powerful hedge fund king and multi-billionaire Lewis's Bobby Axelrod, a confrontation that Axelrod doesn't take too kindly to. 

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 5

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Universal Pictures UK

Andy Samberg and his crew are back for the fifth season of the beloved police comedy, featuring 22 new episodes. 

The Good Fight: Season Two

The Good Fight

Paramount Home Entertainment

Christine Baranski, Rose Leslie and Cush Jumbo lead the second season of the Good Wife spin-off. 

The series follows Baranski's Lockhart as she navigates life in a new law firm and an ever-more dangerous list of clients. 

Jon Richardson: Old Man - Live

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Universal Pictures UK

The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regular's UK and Ireland tour is captured live at the historic Grand Theatre in Blackpool.

The Secret of Marrowbone

The Secret of Marrowbone

Entertainment One

George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton and Mia Goth star in this creepy new drama.

The film follows a young man and his three younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together.

This unity is tested to the limit when they are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.

Sick of It

Sick of It

BBC

Beloved moaner Karl Pilkington takes centre stage in this new comedy. 

We follow Karl as he loses his girlfriend and way of life, forcing him to move in with his elderly American aunt. 

Strangers

Strangers

Spirit Entertainment Ltd

John Simm and Emilia Fox lead the way in this dark, twisty-turney ITV drama. 

Simm plays university lecturer Jonah Mulray, who finds his world turned upside down when his wife Megan, a high-ranking international development worker, is killed in a car accident on a mountain road outside Hong Kong.

Overcoming his fear of flying, Jonah jets out from London to identify the body and subsequently discovers that his wife has been living a dangerous double life that left her exposed to sinister business interests. 

It's now up to him to find out the truth...

Daring to Dream: England's Story at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Daring to Dream: England's Story at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Universal Pictures UK

The story of England's glorious fun to the semi-finals at this summer's World Cup is brought to life in this new film. 

Born Racer

Born Racer

Universal Pictures UK

The high-octane lives of Scott Dixon and the Chip Ganassi Racing team are explored in this in-depth look at the world of IndyCar.