DVD & Blu-ray: New This Week

New to Own: Week of April 14, 2015


1.
The Babadook (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her. (93 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Kent
“ Buy now on DVD and Blu-ray. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
2.
Maps to the Stars (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts. (111 mins.)
“ Buy now on DVD and Blu-ray. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
3.
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Harper
“ Buy now on DVD. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
4.
Big Eyes (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. (106 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Buy now on DVD and Blu-ray. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
5.
Goodbye to Language (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country... (70 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ Buy now on DVD. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
6.
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The inside story of the planning, execution, rousing aftermath and ultimate downfall of the kidnappers of beer tycoon Alfred "Freddy" Heineken, which resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for an individual. (95 mins.)
“ Buy now on DVD and Blu-ray. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
7.
Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth. (91 mins.)
Director: Anthony Powell
“ Buy now on DVD and Blu-ray. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
8.
You're Not You (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver. (102 mins.)
Director: George C. Wolfe
“ Buy now on DVD. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
9.
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Television reporter Ángela is rescued from the building and taken to an oil tanker to be examined. However, it is unknown whether it is her who is carrying the seed of the mysterious demonic virus. (95 mins.)
“ Buy now on DVD. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
10.
The Man with the Iron Fists 2 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
When a stranger, Thaddeus, is found badly wounded near the village, miner Li Kung and his wife Ah Ni offer him refuge... (90 mins.)
Director: Roel Reiné
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11.
God Help the Girl (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
As Eve begins writing songs as a way to sort through some emotional problems, she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own. (112 mins.)
Director: Stuart Murdoch
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12.
Such Good People (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young couple discovers a secret room filled with cash while house-sitting for rich friends who die while out of the country. (97 mins.)
Director: Stewart Wade
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13.
Jinn (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Shawn, an automotive designer, enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine until it is interrupted by a cryptic message... (97 mins.)
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14.
Manny (2014 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man who overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time... (88 mins.)
“ Buy now on DVD and Blu-ray. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
15.
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A reclusive American composer with an online following has a tentative romance with a beautiful social worker... (88 mins.)
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16.
Maidan (2014 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A look at the 2013 and 2014 civil unrest in the Ukrainian capital's central square. (134 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
“ Buy now on DVD. ” - IMDb-Editors
 
17.
Beside Still Waters (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young man struggles for closure after the death of his parents. (76 mins.)
Director: Chris Lowell
“ Buy now on DVD. ” - IMDb-Editors