Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s March 13 Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles and exclusive clips below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon!
New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
Justice League Although it was pummeled by critics, you can check out Zack Snyder’s (and Joss Whedon’s) vision of the DC Universe united on film for yourself as it hits Blu-ray. The disc is lacking most of the considerable deleted footage, containing only two 1-minute scenes, but makes up for it with several fun behind-the-scenes featurettes, including intros to the new DCEU characters (Aquaman, The Flash, Cyborg) and a look at how Jack Kirby’s Fourth World comics influenced the film.
The Shape of Water Director Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar-winning fairy tale is set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America, where a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature being held in captivity. Winner of four Oscars, including Best Director and Best Picture of the Year!
The Disaster Artist (exclusive clip) Director/star James Franco’s loving tribute to Tommy Wiseau’s gonzo cult disasterpiece The Room hits Blu-ray this week, featuring a Golden Globe-winning performance by Franco. Check out an exclusive clip from the release below!
I, Tonya Allison Janney won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance in this critically-acclaimed biopic on infamous figure skater Tonya Harding.
Ferdinand (exclusive clip) After he’s mistaken as a dangerous beast and torn from his home, a peace-loving bull named Ferdinand rallies a misfit team of friends for an epic adventure to return to his family. Check out the Target exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the animated film below!
Call Me By Your Name Amid the summer splendor of 1980’s Italy, Elio (Timothée Chalamet) and Oliver (Armie Hammer) discover the heady beauty of awakening desire that will alter their lives forever. Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (Chalamet) and Best Original Song (“Mystery of Love”) at this year’s Oscars, the film won Best Adapted Screenplay.
Kickboxer: Retaliation (exclusive clip) This sequel finds MMA champion Kurt Sloane back in Thailand – kidnapped and imprisoned there by a powerful gangster. Co-starring Christopher Lambert, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Mike Tyson, we have an exclusive clip from the release featuring Sam Medina which you can check out below!
Children of the Corn: Runaway This TENTH FILM in the ever-continuing Children of the Corn franchise follows a young pregnant girl who escapes a murderous child cult in Minnesota, only to find ten years later that it has caught up with her and her son.
Age of Innocence One of director Martin Scorsese’s more overlooked films, this 1993 effort based on Edith Wharton’s novel of Gilded Age New York stars Daniel Day-Lewis as a man engaged to a socialite (Winona Ryder), but becomes enthralled by her scandalous cousin (Michelle Pfeiffer). The Criterion Blu-ray includes a 1993 documentary on the making of the film plus new interviews with Scorsese and more!
The Lion in Winter This three-time Oscar-winning film from 1968 features Peter O’Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins and future James Bond star Timothy Dalton in an English historical epic about the reign of King Henry II. The disc features a new 4K restoration, audio commentary by Anthony Harvey and an interview with sound recordist Simon Kaye.
Running Wild and It’s the Old Army Game Kino Lorber is doubling up on classic W.C. Fields in these two silent films preserved by The Library of Congress. Running Wild features Fields as a man who is made to believe he’s a lion after undergoing hypnosis, while It’s the Old Army Game features the legendary icon Louise Brooks.
New on Digital HD
Star Wars: The Last Jedi The biggest movie of 2017 is about to become the must-own movie of 2018, as the eighth film in the Skywalker saga brings dramatic developments to the galaxy far far away.
The Forgiven (VOD and Digital HD March 16) Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker and Eric Bana star in this tense thriller based on real events. When Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Whitaker) is appointed to head a nationwide investigation, he’s summoned to a maximum-security prison by a notorious murderer seeking clemency (Bana).
Breakable You (exclusive clip) This indie comedy set in New York follows a dynamic family as they come to terms with themselves and each other. Starring Holly Hunter, Tony Shalhoub and Alfred Molina, check out an exclusive clip from the film below!
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 1 Hulu’s phenomenal hit series based on Margaret Atwood’s bestseller stars Elisabeth Moss as a fertile woman in a dystopian patriarchy fighting to maintain her soul. Winner of the Emmy’s for Best Drama and Best Actress – Drama (Moss).
The Good Fight: Season One If you don’t have CBS All Access but want to keep up with their new critically-acclaimed legal and political drama, picking up this DVD set might be your best bet. Christine Baranski, Rose Leslie and Cush Jumbo star, and the set includes deleted and extended scenes as well as a gag reel.
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures – Season Two This DVD set includes 12 action-packed episodes of the Disney XD series, plus 5 bonus shorts and an exclusive Darth Vader pin! This season finds the Freemaker family of Rowan, Kordi and Zander getting comfortable with their new allies, The Rebels, even as Imperial forces try to bring the whole thing down.