August 2 brings home Keanu, The Lobster, Batman: The Killing Joke, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and more!
Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s look at all the top titles arriving this week on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at the major new releases, catalogue films and television collections hitting shelves and/or VOD beginning Tuesday, August 2, 2016.
A busy week for home releases kicks off with the animated adaptation of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s legendary DC Comics tale Batman: The Killing Joke. Also from Warner Bros. is the comedy actioner Keanu, starring Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele and a very, very cute kitten!
Starring Colin Farrell, The Lobster, then, offers a darkly comic look at relationships with the story of a world where, when individuals cannot find a partner within 45 days, they’re transformed into an animal. The film hails from Dogtooth director Yorgos Lanthimos and also stars John C. Reilly, Rachel Weisz and Jessica Barden.
August 2 also brings home Mother’s Day, the final film from the late Garry Marshall, as well as the comedy Meet the Blacks. You can check out an exclusive set of outtakes from the latter in the player at the bottom of this page.
Other recent big screen releases arriving August 2 include the comedies The Bronze and Puerto Ricans in Paris, the impressive animated adventure April and the Extraordinary World, the Tom Hiddleston-led thriller High-Rise, Manhattan Night, starring Adrien Brody and Yvonne Strahovski, the heist actioner The Trust, starring Elijah Wood and Nicolas Cage, and the sci-fi comedy Lazer Team.
Shout! Factory this week turns their attention to Philip Kaufman’s brilliant take on Invasion of the Bodysnatchers. Their new set combines the best presentation yet of the 1978 sci-fi thriller with a tremendous number of bonus features.
Also arriving from Shout! Factory on August 2 are the more recent horror titles The Binding and Bite as well as Red Sonja: Queen of Plagues, a motion comic take on Gail Simone’s acclaimed comic book arc.
Small screen releases hitting August 2 include the third season of NBC‘s The Blacklist and the first season of the network’s Blindspot. There’s also a double serving of television fare for Steven Soderbergh fans as August 2 brings home both the first season of Starz‘ The Girlfriend Experience and the second season of Cinemax‘s The Knick.
You can check out cover art for all the August 2 releases in the gallery viewer below alongside a listing of each release’s special features (where applicable).