This week’s DVD releases include the Netflix hit series 13 Reasons Why, along with a variety of other home releases. Check them out below — they’re all available starting today!
13 Reasons Why – This Netflix original series tells the heartwrenching story of a teen’s suicide. When Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) returns home from school, he finds a box on his porch with a cassette tape inside recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate who committed suicide two weeks earlier. On the tape, Hannah reveals the 13 reasons that led her to commit suicide.
Trailer: 13 Reasons Why
Insidious: The Last Key – Paranormal investigator Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) comes out of retirement when she receives a disturbing phone call from a man who claims his house — the same one that she grew up in as a child — is haunted. She teams up with Specs (Leigh Whannell) and Tucker (Angus Sampson) to return to her hometown in New Mexico. There, they confront the presence that’s been tirelessly haunting her since she accidentally set it free years ago.
Trailer: Insidious: The Last Key
Heartbeats – When Kelli’s brother died five years earlier, she tried to do everything she could to take his place in the family, including giving up dancing. When she goes to college, Kelli joins a dance troupe, but when her parents find out she hasn’t been attending school, they drag her to India for a wedding. There, she encounters a new style of dancing.
Jane – Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage, director Brett Morgen tells the story of Dr. Jane Goodall, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time. The film offers an unprecedented, intimate portrait of Goodall — a trailblazer who defied the odds to become one of the world’s most admired conservationists.
Radius – When Liam wakes in the dead of night in a ditch, it becomes clear he’s been in a car crash, but he has no memory of how he got there. He discovers that anyone who comes within 50 feet of him dies on the spot, so he lives in seclusion until a woman approaches him and doesn’t die. It turns out she was in the same car crash and as long as they stay together, it stops people and animals from dying due to Liam’s presence. Together, they try to find out what happened to them.
Sweet Virginia – In a small town, a professional hitman who goes by the name of Elwood kills three men having a friendly card game. Elwood then goes to collect his money from Lila (Imogen Poots), the woman who ordered the hit in order to knock off her husband. Unfortunately, Lila is less than pleased with Elwood’s work because she didn’t ask for the other two men to be killed in the process, one of whom was her friend’s husband, leaving her a widow.
Trailer: Sweet Virginia
Thelma – Thelma, a student at a university in Oslo, experiences a violent, unexpected seizure. Soon after, she finds herself intensely drawn toward Anja, a beautiful young student who reciprocates Thelma’s feelings. Thelma becomes increasingly overwhelmed by her attraction to Anja — while at the same time experiencing even more extreme seizures. It soon becomes clear that the seizures are a symptom of inexplicable, often dangerous, supernatural abilities.
Father Figures – When fraternal twin brothers Kyle (Owen Wilson) and Peter (Ed Helms) discover their mother Helen made up the story about their father dying from cancer, and doesn’t even know who he is, they set out on a road trip to find him and go through a list of potential fathers.
Trailer: Father Figures