This week’s selection of films hitting home entertainment include heart-stopping screams with IT, historical drama with Marshall and even something for the kiddies with My Little Pony: The Movie. Check out the full list of films now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD below. ~Alexa Caruso
IT – Bill Skarsgård takes on the terrifying role of Pennywise, an evil entity in the form of a clown that emerges from the sewers to feed on innocent children by preying on their deepest fears in the town of Derry, Maine. It’s up to a group of kids called the “Losers Club” to stop Pennywise and save the children of Derry.
Marshall – A young African-American lawyer named Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) teams up with a young Jewish lawyer named Sam Friedman (Josh Gad) to take on the case of a black chauffeur, Joseph Spell (Sterling K. Brown), who’s been accused by his wealthy socialite employer of sexual assault and attempted murder. Based on the true story of Thurgood Marshall, who later became the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
Friend Request – Laura, a popular college girl, befriends another girl named Marina on social media. After the two have a public falling out due to Marina’s alarming online posts, Marina kills herself onscreen and posts it to Laura’s profile. Laura then becomes the center of a series of disturbing occurences and realizes she’s up against an evil force out for revenge.
Trailer: Friend Request
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House – This true story tells the tale of Mark Felt (Liam Neeson), the mysterious whistleblower during the Watergate scandal who risked and ultimately sacrificed everything — his family, his career, his freedom — in the name of justice and managed to keep his identity a secret for more than 30 years.
Trailer: Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
My Little Pony: The Movie – The colorful and happy ponies of Equestria must band together as the Mane 6 go on a dangerous journey to get help in order to save their home from a dark force that threatens their peaceful way of life.
Trailer: My Little Pony: The Movie