Take a trip to space alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson as the sci-fi thriller Life comes to DVD and Blu-ray this week. If you’re into action-comedies, you’ll definitely want to check out Railroad Tigers starring Jackie Chan. Follow FBI agent Gretchen as she is forced to choose between helping a gang of criminals or preventing a plane from crashing in the film Altitude. Follow a middle-aged man (Woody Harrelson) as he wonders what his purpose in life is in the film Wilson. Also new on DVD this week is the documentary Mr. Gaga.
Check out the new releases on DVD in more detail below. Let us know what you’ll be watching this week by leaving us a comment! ~Brenden Zerihun
Life – This sci-fi thriller is about an International Space crew whose mission turns to one of primal fear after discovering a terrifying life form. The six-member crew has made a groundbreaking discovery of extraterrestrial life on Mars, but when the life form proves to be more intelligent than they suspected, they realize they have gotten themselves into big trouble.
Wilson – Wilson (Woody Harrelson) is a lonely man who is hilariously honest. He decides to reunite with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) after discovering he has a child. Wilson, who has been having self-doubts about his purpose in life, gets a shot at happiness when he sets out to meet his daughter for the first time.
Railroad Tigers – Set in 1941 China, this film tells the story of a railroad worker named Ma Yuan (Jackie Chan) who collects a group of freedom fighters to attack the Japanese railway stocked with food and supplies. The fighters are up against a heavily guarded military train, and the men must use their intelligence if they have any chance at survival.
Trailer: Railroad Tigers
Altitude – An FBI agent named Gretchen Blair (Denise Richards) is on board a flight to Washington when the man seated beside her makes an unusual offer. He tells her that the plane they’re on is in danger, and promises to pay her millions of dollars if she can get him safely back on the ground. Gretchen soon finds herself in the middle of a mid-air hijacking, fighting to save the passengers while the criminals begin destroying the plane.
Mr. Gaga – The film follows the life of Ohad Naharin, a well-known choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company. He is considered an artistic genius who changed the landscape and language of modern dance.
Trailer: Mr. Gaga