DVD & Blu-ray Releases For Week Commencing 24th April 2017
Quite a busy week this time round, led by one of the best documentaries of 2016, Notes On Blindness. Xavier Dolan's It's Only The End of The World comes to DVD and Blu, while throwback horror The Void also gets a double release. The third season of Broadchurch stands out as the pick of the TV selection and Onur Tukel's Catfight quite literally packs a punch.
In 1983, when writer John Hull goes blind just before the birth of his son, he starts making a diary on audio cassette to make sense of all the changes.
Diagnosed with ALS, former NFL football player Steve Gleason starts to record video journals for his unborn son.
Its Only The End Of The World (DVD/Blu-ray)
A writer returns to his hometown, planning to announce his upcoming death to his family. As resentments surface, fits and feuds unfold until all attempts at empathy are sabotaged by people's incapacity to listen and love.
The Void (DVD/Blu-ray)
Officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure and takes him to a nearby hospital, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. Carter leads the other survivors into the subterranean depths of the hospital in a desperate bid to end the nightmare before it’s too late.
For three U.S. Border Patrol agents, the contents of one car reveal an insidious plot within their own ranks; the next 24 hours may cost them their lives.
The rivalry between two former college friends comes to a head when they both attend the same glamorous event.
Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.
Madame Bovary (DVD)
Trapped in a loveless marriage and desperate for excitement, a doctor's wife seeks love and fulfillment outside the bonds of matrimony.
Salt and Fire (Blu-ray)
A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.
The Student (DVD)
Contemporary Russia. A high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him.
Broadchurch:Series 3 (DVD/Blu-ray)
The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
A couple's love is tested to its limit after their perfect life falls apart in a single moment.
The Confirmation (DVD)
A quiet weekend turns into an adventure when a down-on-his-luck carpenter and his 8-year-old son search for the thieves that stole the man's toolbox.
Letter to Brezhnev (DVD/Blu-ray)
Two Merseyside girls escape their humdrum lives for a night on the town, where they meet two Russian sailors on shore leave. For Teresa, it's a welcome bit of fun, but for Elaine it turns into much more.
The Informer (Blu-ray)
In Ireland, an IRA man betrays a killer to the police, thinking he is his mistress's lover.
The Goddess (DVD)
Street walker by night, devoted mother by day, a woman fights to get her young son an education amid criminal and social injustice in China.
The Coal Miner's Daughter (Blu-ray)
Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, a legendary country singer who rose from humble beginnings in Kentucky to superstardom. Changing the sound and style of country music forever.
Hard Times (DVD/Blu-ray)
The adventures of a drifter turned illegal prize-fighter during the Depression Era in New Orleans.
Drunken Master (DVD/Blu-ray)
An undisciplined boy must learn Drunken Fist Kung Fu in order to stop an assassin.
The Perfume of the Lady in Black (DVD/Blu-ray)
Sylvia, an industrial scientist, is troubled by strange hallucinations related to the tragic suicide of her mother.
The City of The Dead (DVD/Blu-ray)
Professor Driscoll, is an authority on the occult who persuades one of his students to research his hometown, Whitewood. Booking herself into the Raven s Inn, she soon learns that devil worship among the locals hasn't been consigned to the past.
Almost Human (Blu-ray)
A small-time homicidal maniac kidnaps the daughter of a rich man, prompting a hardened detective to work outside the law to pursue him.
Body Puzzle (DVD)
A young woman is terrorized by a series of grisly packages linking her to a serial killer's brutal crimes.
The Goddess finally gets a release through the BFI, and a British classic, Letter To Brezhnev, receives the Blu treatment for the first time. There are dual releases for Hard Times and Drunken Master, and following on from its première at last years LFF, 1929 British silent film, The Informer, gets a DVD and Blu-ray release.
Notes On Blindness (Blu-ray)
Last updated: 30/05/2018 14:30:23