Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s April 17 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
The Commuter Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra reunite for their fourth action outing after Unknown, Non-Stop and Run All Night. Neeson plays an innocent man thrown into a murderous conspiracy after meeting a woman on a train (Vera Farmiga). The Blu-ray includes two featurettes entitled “End of the Line” and “Off the Rails,” in case you were worried there wouldn’t be puns involved.
Deep Blue Sea 2 The 1999 Renny Harlin cult classic gets a direct-to-Blu-ray sequel in which a shark conservationist is hired to consult on a top-secret project on genetically enhanced sharks funded by a pharmaceutical billionaire. A shark feeding frenzy ensues. Watch an exclusive clip!
A Taxi Driver This critically-acclaimed historical action drama follows a taxi driver from Seoul (Song Kang-ho of The Host and Snowpiercer fame) who accidentally gets involved in a German journalist’s reporting of the events of the Gwangju Democratization Movement
Seijun Suzuki The Early Years Vol. 2 This collection of crime thrillers and action movies by the great Japanese director Seijun Suzuki features The Sleeping Beast Within, Smashing the O-Line, Eight Hours of Terror, Tokyo Knights and The Man with a Shotgun, and comes in a limited edition of just 1500 copies.
Sleeping Dogs This 1977 political thriller helped put New Zealand on the map as a viable filmmaking destination, and also sparked the careers of its director Roger Donaldson (Species) and star Sam Neill (Jurassic Park). The great Warren Oates co-stars in this story of an island where martial law has been declared after an oil embargo.
New on Digital HD
Wanderland (exclusive clip) This quirky comedy now available on VOD (in theaters April 20) follows a young New Yorker who gets lost on his way to house sit in Long Island and has a series of strange encounters. Check out an exclusive clip below!
Winchester This horror flick from The Spierig Brothers stars Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke in a supernatural tale built around the story behind the famed Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California.
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Season 11 Shout Factory puts out the long-awaited return of the cult favorite series on Blu-ray, as Jonah and the bots verbally demolish shlock classics like Reptilicus and Starcrash.
Outlander: Season 3 The third season of Starz’s hit historical fantasy series finally reunites Claire and Jamie, but will they be the same people who parted at the standing stones all those years ago?