This week’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases are sure to delight any moviegoer, from the box office smash hit Ant-Man and The Wasp starring Paul Rudd, to the horror film Unfriended: Dark Web. Check out all the new releases below! ~Caitlyn Clancey
Ant-Man and The Wasp – Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is put on house arrest after his participation in Captain America: Civil War and has had no contact with the Pym family. However, when their technology is stolen by a new criminal named Ghost (Hannah John-Kamen), Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) enlist Scott’s help in getting it back. Donning the Ant-Man suit once again, Scott finds a crime-fighting partner in Hope, who has a suit of her own and dubs herself The Wasp. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Ant-Man and the Wasp
Unfriended: Dark Web – Matias (Colin Woodell) steals a laptop from a Lost and Found to help build ASL translation software to communicate with his deaf girlfriend Amaya (Stepanie Nogueras). When the owner of the stolen laptop starts threatening Matias online, he discovers a hidden folder full of violent films of women being murdered through slow and gruesome torture. The owner, who’s a top-level hacker, begins sending Matias and his friends threats. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Unfriended: Dark Web
Whitney – This documentary tells the story of legendary artist Whitney Houston, probing behind familiar tabloid headlines to reveal the truth about the superstar’s life and family. Using never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive demo recordings, rare performances, audio archives and original interviews with the people who knew her best, Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald unravels the mystery behind “The Voice,” who thrilled millions even as she struggled to make peace with her own troubled past. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Boundaries – Single mother Laura (Vera Farmiga) and her 14-year-old son Henry (Lewis MacDougall) are tasked with transporting her estranged father Jack (Christopher Plummer) across the country after his pot-dealing results in him being kicked out of another nursing home. During the journey, Jack orchestrates a number of unplanned stops and reunites with his old friends while also continuing to deal. Henry begins to form a close bond with Jack, and requests that they make another stop so he can see his own estranged father, Leonard (Bobby Cannavale). Click here to buy the DVD.
Reprisal – Jacob (Frank Grillo), a bank manager haunted by a violent heist that took the life of a coworker, teams up with his ex-cop neighbor (Bruce Willis) to bring down the assailant. While the two men work together to figure out the thief’s next move, Gabriel (Johnathon Schaech), the highly-trained criminal, is one step ahead. When Gabriel kidnaps Jacob’s wife (Olivia Culpo) and daughter, Jacob barrels down a path of bloodshed that initiates an explosive counterattack and brings all three men to the breaking point. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Generation Wealth – Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield investigates the pathologies that have created the richest society the world has ever seen. Spanning consumerism, beauty, gender, body commodification, aging and more, Greenfield has created a comprehensive cautionary tale about a culture heading straight for the cliff’s edge. The film is simultaneously a deeply personal journey, rigorous historical essay, and raucously entertaining expose, bearing witness to the global boom-bust economy, the corrupted American Dream and the human costs of capitalism, narcissism and greed. Click here to buy the DVD.
Trailer: Generation Wealth