DVD & Blu-ray Releases For Week Commencing 10th April 2017
The big release this week is of course Star Wars: Rogue One, released on both DVD and Blu-Ray (and Blu-ray 3D for those who want to go even further). Daniel Radcliffe's Swiss Army Man also gets the double release treatment, a film destined for cult classic status in years come. Smaller films like The Pass, Michael Shannon's Frank & Lola and Alma Har'el's Lovetrue documentary also make the list, while Veep Season 5 stands out as the pick of the TV releases this week.
'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,' an epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction.
Star Wars: Rogue One (DVD)
Swiss Army Man (Blu-ray)
Hank (Paul Dano) is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a corpse named Manny (Daniel Radcliffe) washes up on shore; the two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.
Star Wars: Rogue One (Blu-ray)
Swiss Army Man (DVD)
Frank & Lola (DVD)
The film tells the story Frank (Michael Shannon), a chef in Las Vegas, who meets and falls in love with Lola (Imogen Poots), a mysterious young woman who's new to the city. Betrayal, then forgiveness, soon follow, but the damage has been done.
The Pass (DVD)
Two young professional soccer players share a hotel room the night before their first big game. Out of nowhere, one kisses the other. This 'pass' echoes through the next ten years of both their lives - a decade of fame and failure, secrets and lies, in a sporting world where image is everything.
Veep: Season 5 (DVD/Blu-ray)
Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about.
LoveTrue offers a unique exploration of the challenges that love can present and how our past and present experiences shape the decisions we make when the fantasy of True Love dissipates
Almost Christmas (DVD)
A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Thanksgiving since their mum died.
Shut In (DVD/Blu-ray)
A heart-pounding thriller about a widowed child psychologist who lives in an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.
Animal Kingdom: Season 1 (DVD)
The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose.
Blue Lagoon (DVD/Blu-ray)
Two small children and a ship’s cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own.
Day of The Triffids (DVD)
A shower of meteorites produces a glow that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the population go blind. Chaos results when experimental plants escape and start attacking people!