What’s new on DVD and Blu-ray this week? Only the hit film Searching starring John Cho, which we very highly recommend. You can also catch Domhnall Gleeson in the spooky horror film The Little Stranger, and Amy Adams in the HBO series Sharp Objects. Check out all the new releases below. ~Alexandra Heilbron
Searching – When recently widowed father David Kim (John Cho) misses several late night FaceTime calls from his 16-year-old daughter Margot and discovers the next morning that she’s missing, he goes into her laptop to look for clues. Although David hopes Margot has just run away, evidence points to the fact that something sinister may have happened. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
The Little Stranger – In 1949, Dr. Faraday (Domhnall Gleeson), a country doctor, is called to see a patient at a rundown 18th-century estate. Mrs. Ayres (Charlotte Rampling) lives there with her son Roderick (Will Poulter), who’s suffering both physically and mentally from his experiences as a pilot during WWII. Faraday has been called to examine Roderick, who asserts there’s something evil in the house, but Faraday believes he’s having delusions that seem to be contagious. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: The Little Stranger
Sharp Objects – Reporter Camille (Amy Adams) is less than thrilled when she’s sent to her hometown to cover the disappearance of two preteen girls, one of whom has turned up dead. It means Camille will have to see her mother Adora (Patricia Clarkson), Adora’s new husband (Henry Czerny) and their daughter, Camille’s half-sister Amma. When the second missing girl’s body is found, it forces Camille to confront the demons from her past. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Sharp Objects
Blue Iguana – Small-time crooks Eddie (Sam Rockwell) and Paul (Ben Schwartz) soon find themselves in over their heads when they’re approached by a lawyer from London who wants them to steal a rare jewel. They accept and break their parole to fly to London for the job, but run into gangsters who also want the gem. Bullets and sparks fly in this pond-hopping comedic caper. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Blue Iguana
The Jungle Bunch – Rejected by The Jungle Bunch and their leader, Natacha the tiger, a koala named Igor destroys their habitat by using explosive mushrooms. After exiling Igor on an isolated island, Natacha drops everything to devote her life to raising Maurice, a baby penguin she rescued from the sea. Maurice, who thinks he is a tiger, develops martial arts skills. When he grows up, he gets The Jungle Bunch back together without his mother’s knowledge. However, Igor, who has escaped from his island, wants revenge.
Trailer: The Jungle Bunch