Arriving Tuesday, August 4 are The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Adult Beginners, Burying the Ex and more!
Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s look at all the top entertainment hitting this week on Blu-ray and DVD. Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at the major new releases, catalogue titles and television collections hitting shelves on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.
Shailene Woodley’s young adult sci-fi action franchise continues with the the home release of The Divergent Series: Insurgent, arriving on Blu-ray, DVD and Blu-ray 3D with plenty of time for audiences to catch up before the third big screen chapter, Allegiant – Part 1 arrives March 18.
Other recent big screen releases include: Adult Beginners, the comedy drama starring Nick Kroll, Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale; Barely Lethal, Kyle Newman’s teenage assassin action comedy starring Hailee Steinfeld, Jessica Alba and Sophie Turner; Child 44, Safe House helmer Daniel Espinosa’s crime thriller starring Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace; Every Secret Thing, the Amy Berg-helmed mystery starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks and Dakota Fanning; A Little Chaos, a period romantic drama directed by Alan Rickman and starring Kate Winslet; Madam Bovary, Sophie Barthes’ take on the Gustave Flaubert novel, headlined by Mia Wasikowska; and True Story, director Rupert Goold’s based-on-fact mystery, starring James Franco and Jonah Hill.
Also arriving this week is Joe Dante’s Burying the Ex, starring Anton Yelchin, Ashley Green and Alexandra Daddario. Dante and Yelchin recently dropped by our studio for an episode of Most Craved. The film is hitting wide release on DVD-only, but is available on Blu-ray as a Best Buy exclusive.
The Criterion Collection this week upgrades Jules Dassin’s 1950 noir classic Night and the City to Blu-ray. It wasn’t long ago they upgraded Dassin’s Rififi, too, so perhaps reissues of Brute Force, The Naked City and Thieves’ Highway will be along in due time
On the small screen front, this week brings us the recent telefilm take on J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy as well as the third seasons of both Orphan Black and Strike Back. There’s also the fully-restored “Ultimate” second season of legendary sitcom I Love Lucy and, both arriving on DVD only, the first seasons of How to Get Away with Murder and The Affair.
You can check out all the cover art in the gallery viewer below alongside a listing of each release’s special features (where applicable):