April 13 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases
Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s April 13 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
Shadow in the Cloud
A female WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.
Leap of Faith – William Friedkin on the Exorcist
A cinematic essay on The Exorcist that explores the nuances of William Friedkin’s process and the mysteries of faith and fate that have shaped him.
When numerous mysterious alien “doors” appear around the globe, humanity must come together to understand their purpose.
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
A month after receiving a fatal diagnosis in January 2015, Oliver Sacks sat down for a series of filmed interviews in his apartment in New York City where he spoke of his life, work, and his abiding sense of wonder at the natural world.
Far Western (DVD)
As Japan awakened from the horrors of WWII the bittersweet sounds of American country music began drifting across the radio airwaves. Seventy years later, a devoted group of Japanese musicians pursue a lifelong passion for country music in honky-tonks from Tokyo to Nashville.
My Mexican Bretzel (DVD)
MY MEXICAN BRETZEL uses home movies and moments of sound to tell the story of Vivian Barrett, a wealthy Swiss woman and her husband, Léon, a WWII pilot-turned-entrepreneur whose hearing was partly lost in a plane accident. Years of their lives are chronicled from the 40s through 60s, from Le Mans to Hawaïi. Vulnerability, loss, and belief are explored in an indulgently cinematic fashion.
My Little Sister (DVD)
Berlin-born twins Lisa (Nina Hoss) and Sven (Lars Eidinger) have a lifelong shared passion for theater. Sven is a famous actor, while Lisa has abandoned her writing to raise children with her husband in Switzerland. When Sven falls gravely ill, Lisa begins to dramatically re-evaluate her life.
The Wild Life
The Wild Life stars Christopher Penn (Mulholland Falls), Eric Stoltz (Bodies, Rest & Motion), Lea Thompson (SpaceCamp), Jenny Wright (Near Dark) and Ilan Mitchell-Smith (Weird Science) as teens on the verge of adulthood who discover that playing grown-up can be a confusing game. Older men, singles apartments, all-night parties and falling in love bring heartbreak and hilarity.
From Mel Brooks comes this intergalactic spoof starring Brooks, John Candy (Once Upon a Crime), Rick Moranis (Little Shop of Horrors), Bill Pullman (Lost Highway), Daphne Zuniga (Modern Girls), Dick Van Patten (High Anxiety), George Wyner (Fletch), Michael Winslow (Police Academy) and comedy great Joan Rivers.
Once “King of Broadway”, Max Bialystock’s talent has dried up. One day when Leo Bloom, his accountant, is auditing his latest flop, Max learns that it’s possible to make more money from producing flops than hits.
Fay Wray (King Kong) stars as the beautiful daughter of the mysteriousscientist suspected by local police of either harboring the murderer–orof committing the grisly crimes himself.
Hercules And The Captive Women
The ever intrepid world-trotting hunk of a man Herc (Hercules to those who are not his friends) saves a beautiful maiden from the hands of an evil creature.
Sensation Seekers/A Chapter in Her Life
Among the most exciting rediscoveries of silent cinema are the films of Lois Weber, who produced and directed a series of popular and provocative films at Universal Studios, often depicting women s struggles for independence within the ever-shifting moral landscape of 1920s modernity.
When an emperor s son is accused of treason against the throne, he ends up in a fight for his life against all comers. Directed by Mei-Chun Chang (Revenge of the Shogun Women), this pop-out martial-arts spectacular stars Bobby Ming, Tao-Liang Tan, Kang Chin, David Wei Tang and Ying Bai, who was given an award for Best Supporting Actor at the 1977 Golden Horse Film Festival.
Death Has Blue Eyes
When local gigolo Chess (Chris Nomikos) greets his vacationing friend Bob Kovalski (Peter Winter) at Athens airport, the pair embark on a string of scams and erotic dalliances that eventually lead them into contact with an elegant wealthy woman, Geraldine Steinwetz (Jessica Dublin), and her glamorous daughter Christine (Maria Aliferi).
Entre Nos (DVD)
Newly arrived to New York City and deserted by her husband Gabriel, Mariana must find a way, in a strange city where she barely speaks the language, to provide for her family, financially and emotionally.
With the odds stacked against them, a game ranger and his assistant launch a desperate attack against a gang of army-deserters in an effort to rescue the ranger’s wife and son who’ve been kidnapped and kept in a hideout.
Run For Your Life (DVD)
While out on a cross-country run, two friends stumble upon an illegal drug ring in the woods. Taken hostage by a notorious drug lord, they face the threat of becoming drug slaves themselves. Forced to work the plantation for Cobra, the two friends will have to rely on their wits if they wish to defeat the armed guards holding them captive.
White Shadow (DVD)
Since 2008, albinos in Tanzania have become human targets. Witch doctors offer huge sums of cash for their body parts to be used in magic potions. From 2008 to 2010, more than 200 witch-doctor inspired murders occurred. As a local saying goes: Albinos do not die, they just disappear.
Faceless Man (DVD)
When an innocent man gets roped into an assassination plot, he ends up working with police to bring the lead conspirator to justice… and then some. A cat and mouse game ensues as a notorious criminal known only as the Faceless Man is found to be among the police on the case.
New On Digital HD
City of Lies
Disgraced L.A.P.D. detective, Russell Poole (Depp), is unable to solve his biggest case – the murders of music icons Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. Poole enters into an uneasy partnership with a “Jack” Jackson (Whitaker), to put this case to rest.