New Movie Releases On DVD and Blu-ray This Week: June 20
New movies are available on DVD and Blu-ray this week, with previous release on Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes earlier this month. The new releases are available to purchase on Amazon. Those are the 4 new films marking their release on DVD and Blu-ray on June 20, 2017: Science Fiction movie “Life” directed by Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Ryan Reynolds. “Railroad Tigers” starring Jackie Chan. “Wilson” starring Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern. And the romantic comedy “Everybody Loves Somebody”.
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Here are the movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week, Tuesday May 30, 2017:
Life: We were better off alone.
Synopsis: A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form, that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth.
“It’s a sleek and effective thriller, often scary and usually visually impressive. But too often, its reasons for doing absolutely anything amount to “because this is the way Alien did it.”
Tasha Robinson – The Verge – Full review.
Director: Daniel Espinosa (Safe House, Child 44).
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya, Alexandre Nguyen, Hiu Woong-Sin, Camiel Warren-Taylor, Naoko Mori.
Genres: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller.
MPAA Rating: R.
Watch the trailer here: Life.
Railroad Tigers: Roaring soon.
Synopsis: A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.
“It’s only the first week of January, but it will be hard to beat Hong Kong director Ding Sheng’s Railroad Tigers for the best opening credit sequence of the year.”
Peter Keough – Boston Globe – Full review.
Director: Ding Sheng.
Cast: Jackie Chan, Tao, Darren Wang, Nick Wang, Zhang Lan-Xin, Xu Fan, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi
Genres: Action, Comedy, War.
Watch the trailer here: Railroad Tigers.
Wilson: Positively Negative.
Synopsis: Harrelson stars as Wilson, a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and gets a shot at happiness when he learns he has a teenage daughter (Isabella Amara) he has never met. In his uniquely outrageous and slightly twisted way, he sets out to connect with her.
“In the movie version of Wilson, starring Woody Harrelson, no one flies or turns into a centaur. But quiet magic happens nonetheless.”
Michael O’Sullivan – New York Daily News – Full review.
Director: Craig Johnson (The Skeleton Twins).
Cast: Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Judy Greer, Cheryl Hines, James Saito, Chris Carlson, David Warshofsky, Isabella Amara, Matt Roy, Tom Proctor.
Genres: Comedy, Drama.
MPAA Rating: R.
Watch the trailer here: Wilson.
Everybody Loves Somebody: Todos queremos a alguien.
Synopsis: On the surface, Clara Barron seems to have it all: a job as an OB-GYN; a great house in LA; and a loving family. But, the one thing Clara doesn’t have figured out is her love life. Pressured by a family wedding in Mexico, Clara asks a co-worker to pose as her boyfriend for the weekend festivities,- only to be caught by surprise when her ex- boyfriend (and family favorite) suddenly shows up after disappearing from her life completely. Torn, Clara must decide between going back to the past or open her heart to new and unexpected possibilities
“The setup is commonplace, but the scenery is delicious, the dialogue refreshingly tart and the keen supporting cast frisky or affecting, as the occasion demands.”
Jeannette Catsoulis – The New York Times – Full review.
Director: Catalina Aguilar Mastretta.
Cast: Karla Souza, Jose Maria Yazpik, K.C. Clyde, Ben O’Toole, Patricia Bernal, Tiare Scanda, Stefanie Estes, Samantha Neyland, Reuel Pendleton, Karl Kwiatkowski.
Genres: Romantic Comedy.
MPAA Rating: PG-13.
Watch the trailer here: Everybody Loves Somebody.