April 26 brings home Krampus, Ride Along 2, Jane Got a Gun 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, April 26, 2016.
Christmas arrives early this year as April 26 brings home Trick ‘r Treat writer and director Michael Dougherty‘s holiday horror feature Krampus. There’s also the Gavin O’Connor-helmed western Jane Got a Gun, starring Natalie Portman, the mystery thriller Backtrack, starring Adrienne Brody, and the comedy sequel Ride Along 2, starring Ice Cube and Kevin Hart. We’ve even got a special behind-the-scenes look at the features on Ride Along 2. Check out the video player at the bottom of this page!
The Criterion Collection has a trio of additions April 26, starting with a single disc release of David Lean’s Brief Encounter, previously available in HD only as part of the company’s David Lean Directs Noel Coward box set. They’ve also got brand-new releases of both Christian Petzold’s 2014 post-WWII drama Phoenix and a set of The Kennedy Films of Robert Drew and Associates (including 1960’s Primary, 1961’s Adventures on the New Frontier, 1963’s Crisis and 1964’s Faces of November).
Shout! Factory has another two additions to its Scream Factory line with a collector’s edition of Robert Zemeckis’ supernatural comedy Death Becomes Her and the first ever HD release of Bernard L. Kowalski’s 1973 cult classic Sssssss, about a scientist who transforms himself into a snake.
On the small screen, April 26 delivers (on DVD only) the long-awaited first season of The Beverly Hillbillies and the complete series of Nick at Nite’s Hot in Cleveland (with the complete season six also arriving this week separately).
April 26 also offers up quite a few Warner Archive titles. The MOD service debuts on Blu-ray Frank Tashlin’s 1954 Christmas romance Susan Slept Here as well as, on DVD only, Forbidden Hollywood X. Packed with pre-code Hollywood features, the tenth set in the series includes Guilty Hands (1931), The Mouthpiece (1932), Secrets of the French Police (1932), The Match King (1932) and Ever in My Heart (1933). They’ve also got four films starring Robert Taylor hitting DVD, including Times Square Lady (1935), A Yank at Oxford (1938), Remember (1939) and Song of Russia (1944). Finally, Marion Davies headlines both 1929’s Marianne and 1932’s Blondie of the Follies.
Digital HD titles arriving this week include director Tim Miller’s hugely successful big-screen take on Marvel’s “Merc with a Mouth” in Deadpool, the Robert De Niro and Zac Efron comedy Dirty Granpda, Michael Moore’s latest documentary, Where to Invade Next and the recent horror thriller The Boy.
You can check out cover art for all the April 26 releases in the gallery viewer below alongside a listing of each release’s special features (where applicable):