December 3 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

Welcome to’s December 3 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon!

New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD

The Goldfinch

Tragedy changes Theodore Decker’s life after his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He holds on to a painting as hope from that tragic day. The Goldfinch.

Where’d You Go Bernadette?

An inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox, a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family.

Semper Fi

When his reckless younger brother is given an unfair prison sentence, a marine reservist is torn between his by-the-book code and loyalty to family.

Buttons: A Christmas Tale (DVD)

Follow the heartwarming journey of two orphan girls whose only wish is to find a home for Christmas. With a little help from their guardian angels (Dick Van Dyke & Angela Lansbury), they discover miracles really can happen when you believe.

The Fare

Harris, a world-weary taxi driver, and his fare, Penny, find themselves trapped in an endlessly looping ride that changes their lives forever.


Cambodia, 1975. The survival and the struggle of a young mother during the Khmer Rouge revolution, to find her 4-year-old son, torn from his family by the regime.

Battle Of Leningrad

1941, Eastern Front of World War II: two young lovers must summon courage and strength when their rescue ship comes under attack.

Killerman (DVD)

Liam Hemsworth stars in this gritty action thriller. After a car crash leaves money launderer Moe Diamond with no memory, millions in cash, and dirty cops hunting him down, he must race to survive in New York City’s criminal underworld.

Criterion Corner

Tunes of Glory

The incomparable Alec Guinness inhabits the role of Jock Sinclair–a whiskey-drinking, up-by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man, who expects respect and loyalty from his men. But when Basil Barrow–an educated, by-the-book scion of a traditionally military family–enters the scene as Sinclair’s replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men.


Big Trouble in Little China

Kurt Russell tangles with baddies and beauties in John Carpenter’s mystical fantasy, now out on Scream Factory Blu-ray!

Glorifying the American Girl

The rise of a showgirl, Gloria Hughes, culminating in a Ziegfeld extravaganza “Glorifying the American Girl”.

Camille Claudel

Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and for Rodin. She also becomes his mistress.


A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle — and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

The World, the Flesh, and the Devil

Nuclear doomsday has come. Ralph is sure he is the last person alive. Then a woman appears and the two form a cautious friendship that’s threatened when a third survivor arrives.

Emanuelle in America

Emanuelle (Laura Gemser) is a fearless photo journalist and fashion photographer who travels the world in search of the exotic, the erotic and the downright deadly. Never averse to shedding her clothes in pursuit of a good story, Emanuelle arrives in America with a mission to expose the sizzling inner secrets of the jet set at play.

New on Digital HD

Grand Isle (exclusive clip) (in theaters & VOD December 6)

Walter (Nicolas Cage) and his neglected wife lure a young man into their Victorian home to escape a hurricane. When the man is charged with murder by Det. Jones (Kelsey Grammar), he must reveal the couple’s wicked secrets to save himself.
Most Likely to Succeed (exclusive clip)

The documentary provides a small window into their world and shows us just what happens when aspiration and real-life collide.
Come On Feel The Noize: The Story Of How Rock Became Metal (exclusive clip)

This documentary features interviews from rock’s most iconic bands & artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx, Dee Snyder, and more, and is an access-all-areas backstage pass to heavy metal and hard rock history.
Before You Know It (exclusive clip)
Stage manager Rachel Gurner (Hannah Pearl Utt) still lives in her childhood apartment above the theater her family owns and operates in New York City. Level-headed Rachel is the only thing standing between her family – her off-kilter actress sister Jackie (Jen Tullock), her eccentric playwright father Mel (Mandy Patinkin), and her deadpan preteen niece Dodge (Oona Yaffe) – and utter chaos. Then, in the wake of a sudden family tragedy, Rachel and Jackie learn their presumed-deceased mother (Judith Light) is not just alive but thriving as a soap-opera star. Also starring Mike Colter and Alec Baldwin.

TV on Blu-ray and DVD

Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration! (DVD)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt hosts this star-studded special that offers a sweeping look at fifty years on the Street.

City on a Hill: Season One (DVD)

An unlikely pair take on Boston’s corrupt criminal justice system. Kevin Bacon stars.


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