The December 5 Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD Releases

The December 5 Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD Releases

December 5 Digital, Blu-ray and DVD Releases

Welcome to’s December 5 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 on Digital HD

mother! (exclusive clip)

Director Darren Aronofsky’s controversial horror film comes to digital, with Jennifer Lawrence starring as a woman living in an isolated country house whose idyllic life with her husband (Javier Bardem) is shattered by unexpected guests. has an exclusive clip from special features in which Lawrence talks about the rehearsal process for the film, which you can check out below!

Victoria & Abdul (exclusive clip)

Also coming to digital this week is the charming true story of Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and her touching relationship with her Indian Muslim servant Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal). has an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip featuring the stars and director Stephen Frears below!


Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this true story of a man named Jeff Bauman, who tragically lost his legs during the Boston Marathon bombing of 2013. Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson and Clancy Brown co-star in the David Gordon Green film.

New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD

Despicable Me 3

Steve Carell reprises his hilarious role as reformed criminal mastermind Gru, as well as his newly-discovered twin, Dru, in this animated blockbuster sequel. The disc includes the mini-movie The Secret Life of Kyle as well as Minion Moments, a deleted scene and more!

American Assassin

This tense action thriller stars Dylan O’Brien as a black ops recruit and Michael Keaton as his tough-as-nails mentor comes to Blu-ray. The disc comes with five Blu-ray exclusive featurettes, plus an Alamo Drafthouse Q&A.

The Crucifixion

From The Conjuring series screenwriters Chad Hayes and Carey W. Hayes comes this supernatural thriller about a young reporter (Sophie Cookson) investigating a nun who died during an exorcism.

Better Watch Out

Olivia DeJonge plays a 17-year-old girl babysitting 12-year-old Luke (Levi Miller) and his best friend Garrett (Ed Oxenbould) when they have to suddenly deal with a murderous intruder. The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack includes a collectible holiday card!

Crash Pad

Domhnall Gleeson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) co-stars with Christina Applegate and Thomas Haden Church in this comedy about a young man caught in a revenge scheme between a husband and wife. Available only on DVD.

People You May Know (exclusive clip)

Nick Thune (Dave Made a Maze) stars in this comedy as an introvert with no social media presence who is taken under the wing of a social media maven named Tasha (Halston Sage) who reinvents him completely… online. Check out a hilarious exclusive clip below featuring Nick and his buddy playing a VR game!


Silent Night, Deadly Night

The 1984 horror saga of a traumatized man who goes on a yuletide rampage gets the blood-red carpet treatment from horror label Scream Factory, with both a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and a Deluxe Edition featuring a 8” clothed action figure by NECA! This’ll make a terrific stocking stuffer for the horror fan in your life.


With Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle on the way this Christmas, why not replay the 1995 Robin Williams original? The new Blu-ray edition includes never-before-seen deleted scenes and a gag reel with the late Williams, plus a sneak peek of the new Jumanji sequel!

The Whales of August

In 1987, the late British director Lindsay Anderson (O Lucky Man, If….) made his elegiac final theatrical feature, which also served as the final film roles for actresses Lillian Gish and Ann Sothern as well as the second-to-last film for Bette Davis. It tells the story of two elderly widowed sisters (Davis and Gish) coming to terms with their past relationship during their autumn years.

TV on Blu-ray and DVD

Twin Peaks: A Limited Event Series

Creator David Lynch’s critically-lauded return to the TV world he built to cult acclaim 25 years ago was a buzz-building audience phenomenon, and now this Blu-ray collection includes all 18 parts of the Showtime series. You also get a TON of behind-the-scenes features going through the entire process of reviving the show, including Impressions: A Journey Behind the Scenes of Twin Peaks and ace documentary maker Charles de Lauzirika’s riveting A Very Lovely Dream: One Week in Twin Peaks. Some special features are only available on the Blu-ray release, not the DVD.


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