Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s December 8 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!
Possessor: Uncut From the visionary mind of writer/director Brandon Cronenberg, POSSESSOR is an arresting sci-fi thriller about elite corporate assassin Tasya Vos. Using brain-implant technology to possess civilians and execute priority targets, but when the tables turn while on assignment, Vos is suddenly trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her.
White Riot (DVD) With Britain deeply divided over immigration, a motley crew of mavericks band together with The Clash and other top punk bands of the day to create Britain’s biggest-ever civil rights movement, Rock Against Racism.
Frau Stern (DVD) 90-year-old Frau Stern is in remarkable shape for a woman her age. Her physical health is excellent, her hairdresser supplies her with recreational drugs and she is surrounded by friends who are still in their 20s. But the Holocaust survivor from Berlin has had enough: she desperately wants to die. Frau Stern is a sad yet funny meditation on life, death and everything in between.
Bobbleheads The Movie (DVD) Laugh and bobble along in this hilarious and heart-warming animated film featuring an incredible voice cast including Jennifer Coolidge, Luke Wilson and Cher.
Essential Fellini Bringing together fourteen of the director’s greatest spectacles, all beautifully restored, this centenary box set is a monument to an artist who conjured a cinematic universe all his own: a vision of the world as a three-ring circus in which his innermost infatuations, fears, and fantasies take center stage.
Mouchette Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feeling with Mouchette, one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film. With a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace and respite from her circumstances in the nature of the French countryside and daily routine.
Total Recall (4K) Action star extraordinaire Arnold Schwarzenegger is Quaid, a 2084 construction worker haunted by dreams of Mars. Against the wishes of his wife (Sharon Stone), Quaid goes to a company that implants artificial memories, so he can “remember” visiting the red planet. However, Quaid is actually a secret agent from Mars – or is he?
Fellini’s Casanova The incomparable Federico Fellini (La dolce vita) directs this visually stunning portrait of Casanova, the infamous Italian womanizer, adventurer, author, and libertine. In a remarkable performance, Donald Sutherland (Klute) portrays the great seducer not as an amorous anomaly, but an everyday man living in extraordinary times.
My Science Project Michael Harlan (John Stockwell, Losin’ It, Christine, Top Gun) has procrastinated on his science project until the last minute, and his teacher (Dennis Hopper, River’s Edge, Blue Velvet, Speed) issues him an ultimatum: turn in a science project or flunk. So, Mike scavenges a military base’s junk pile for a suitable gizmo to pass off as his project. He finds one… and unwittingly unleashes the awesome power and energy of the unknown.
Rock Hudson Collection This collection includes three 1950s Technicolor adventure films starring screen legend Rock Hudson: SEMINOLE (1953), THE GOLDEN BLADE (1953) and BENGAL BRIGADE (1954).
Seven Women for Satan SEVEN WOMEN FOR SATAN, originally titled THE WICKED WEEKENDS OF COUNT ZAROFF is a stylish and erotic horror film that was actually banned in France in the 1970s. Severely cut from its original running time and more or less forgotten for decades, the film now reaches Blu-ray in a stunningly restored new version created from the original negative.
Sins of the Flesh Benoît Landrieux, the idle and depraved son of a rich industrialist has two chance encounters on the same day that will change his life forever – Jean-Pierre, a young tearaway who is trying to steal his car, and Isabelle, 20 years old, whom he saves from being raped by her stepfather. Benoît is a coward and a voyeur who gets his kicks from watching other couples make out. He cajoles his two new companions to attempt what he has never dared do – rob the safe in his father’s factory, seduce his stepmother to blackmail her for money and finally go so far as committing murder.
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The Legend of Baron To’a (exclusive clip) When his late father’s championship belt is stolen by a ruthless gang, a displaced Tongan man must defeat the kingpin and get the title back.
Freaky From Blumhouse (Happy Death Day), things get Freaky at Blissfield high when 17-year-old Millie (Kathryn Newton) swaps bodies with the infamous serial killer (Vince Vaughn).
Black Bear At a lake house, a filmmaker plays a calculated game of desire and jealousy in the pursuit of a work of art that blurs the boundaries between autobiography and invention.
Ammonite 1840s England, acclaimed fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
Smiley Face Killers From writer Bret Easton Ellis (AMERICAN PSYCHO, LESS THAN ZERO) and director Tim Hunter (RIVER’S EDGE) comes this intense serial-killer tale about a troubled college student stalked by a sadistic madman looking for his next victim. Based on actual events.
Honest Thief Wanting to lead an honest life, a notorious bank robber (Liam Neeson) turns himself in, only to be double-crossed by two ruthless FBI agents.
Live Fast Live Free (exclusive clip) Front man Aaron has it all, the mates, the band, a girl – and cancer. Meeting someone new, he must decide to rock until he drops or grow up to survive
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Hawaii Five-0: The Complete Series (exclusive clip) Bomb threats. Kidnappings. Assassinations. And yes, even pirates. The final cases of HPD’s finest are among the hottest the islands have ever seen.
The Secrets She Keeps (DVD) Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey) and Jessica De Gouw (Arrow) star in this “fresh spin on the thriller genre” (New Zealand Herald). Although they are both heavily pregnant and due at the same time, their lives could not be more different. Both women have secrets. And both will risk everything to conceal the truth. But their worlds are about to collide in one shocking act that cannot be undone.
Better Call Saul: Season Five In season five of the critically acclaimed drama, Better Call Saul, Jimmy McGill’s decision to practice law as “Saul Goodman” creates unexpected and profound waves of change throughout Albuquerque’s legal and illegal circles. Kim Wexler finds herself at a crossroads as her connection with Jimmy deepens. Wracked with guilt and regret, Mike Ehrmantraut hits rock bottom.
Yellowstone: Season 3 The Dutton family is threatened by new foes and lucrative business deals, forcing John, Kayce, Beth and Jamie to utilize unexpected alliances and risky measures to safeguard their legacy.
2020 World Series Champions: Los Angeles Dodgers The Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series champions of 2020. On a quest for redemption after losing the World Series in 2017 and 2018, the Dodgers clinched their 2020 title in six games against the Tampa Bay Rays during a season—a year—so unique. The Fall Classic pitted the two best teams of a condensed regular season and expanded Postseason at a neutral site, the new Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.