Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s March 20 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 Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle The monster hit sequel to the 1995 adventure stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan, and has already grossed a staggering $930 million worldwide. Extra features on the disc include a Making Of documentary, featurettes on the cast, the stunts and the rhinos, as well as a gag reel.
Pitch Perfect 3 The Bellas are back for more a capella antics in this hit threequel that finds the girls reuniting for a European USO tour and featuring all-new musical performances.
Downsizing The shrinking satire from director Alexander Payne (Sideways) and starring Matt Damon hits Blu-ray this week. While the comedy suffers from being a bit overlong, it features poignant messages about the environment and a great supporting performance by Hong Chau as a Vietnamese dissident shrunk against her will.
Small Town Crime (exclusive clip) John Hawkes stars in this thriller about a disgraced ex-cop who finds a woman left for dead at the side of a road and sets out to find her killers. Octavia Spencer, Anthony Anderson, and Robert Forster co-star. ComingSoon.net has an exclusive clip, which you can check out below!
The Vanishing of Sidney Hall Logan Lerman plays a controversial writer who disappears after his relationship with his girlfriend (Elle Fanning) begins to fall apart. A decade later a detective (Kyle Chandler) searches for the missing author, whose books are connected to a string of mysterious arsons.
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children This Goya Award-winning animated feature set in a post-apocalyptic world follows a shy outcast and a teenage mouse as they flee their desolate island home.
The Passion of Joan of Arc Carl Theodore Dreyer’s silent masterpiece comes to the Criterion Collection in a new Blu-ray edition, featuring a 24-frame-per-second 2K transfer, as well as a 20-frame-per-second version, and three different scores.
Images Robert Altman’s underseen 1972 psychological horror film casts Susannah York as a pregnant children’s book author who becomes increasingly mentally unhinged during a holiday in Ireland.
Highway Dragnet Legendary schlock producer Roger Corman wrote the story for this 1954 noir film, his first produced credit. It follows an ex-marine (Richard Conte) falsely accused of murder who hitches a ride with a photographer (Joan Bennet) and her model (Wanda Hendrix).
Ichi the Killer The definitive remastered edition of Takashi Miike’s gory crime classic comes to Blu-ray, featuring an audio commentary with Miike and the original manga creator Hideo Yamamoto.
New on Digital HD
I Kill Giants (On Demand/Digital HD March 23) Based on the graphic novel, this fantasy follows a teenage girl who escapes the realities of school and a troubled family life by retreating into her magical world of fighting evil giants. Zoe Saldana co-stars.
The Greatest Showman Hugh Jackman stars in this bold and original musical — inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum — celebrating the birth of show business and dreams coming to life.
Insidious: The Last Key In this fourth film in the series, Lin Shaye reprises her role as parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier, who returns to her family home to face the unrelenting demons that have plagued her since childhood.
TV on Blu-ray and DVD
Archer Season 8: Dreamland The sardonic FX animated series returns for a season set in Los Angeles during the 1940’s, where Archer takes on the mantle of sleuth in order to track down his partner’s killer.