This week’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases promise something for even the pickiest of moviegoer, from the action-thriller remake Superfly to the box office smash hit Ocean’s 8. Check out all the new releases below! ~Caitlyn Clancey
Superfly – In this remake of the 1972 blaxploitation film Superfly, hustler Youngblood Priest (Trevor Jackson) decides he wants to retire from his underworld dealings, but not before completing one last score. With the help of his faithful friend Eddie, he goes behind the back of his supplier and teams up with the head of a dangerous Mexican drug cartel, risking everything so he can leave the game for good. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Ocean’s 8 – Fresh out of prison, Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), sister of renowned thief Danny Ocean, immediately returns to her old ways, plotting a massive jewel heist to take place at New York City’s Met Gala. With the help of her close friend Lou (Cate Blanchett), Debbie assembles a team of highly skilled women to aid in the heist. The target is celebrity Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway) or, more specifically, the Cartier necklace around her neck, worth $150 million. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Ocean’s 8
Hearts Beat Loud – Failing business owner Frank Fisher (Nick Offerman) and his teenage daughter Sam (Kiersey Clemons) record a song together, which soon becomes a huge internet hit. Encouraged by their success, Frank convinces Sam to make another song with him and to form a band, so they can embark on the musical adventure of a lifetime together. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Hearts Beat Loud
Distorted – In an effort to escape their bustling city lives, Lauren (Christina Ricci) and her husband Russell (Brendan Fletcher) move into a quiet luxury condo known as The Pinnacle. Soon after they arrive, Lauren grows suspicious of their new home and its proprietor, and enlists the help of investigative journalist Vernon (John Cusack) to prove the building’s residents are unwittingly being brainwashed. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.