4 New Movies on DVD and Blu-ray This week: 11 July
New movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week, with previous release on Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes. The new releases are available to purchase on Amazon. This week 4 films mark their release on DVD and Blu-ray: The second highest grossing film this year with more than $1,238 Million. The new “Smurfs” movie. The critical acclaim adventure drama directed by James Gray (We Own The Night, Two Lovers, The immigrant). And a romantic comedy starring Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy.
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Here are the movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week, Tuesday July 11, 2017:
The Fate of the Furious: Ride or die. Remember.
Synopsis: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Variety – Owen Gleiberman
“The Fate of the Furious is nothing more than pulp done smart, but scene for scene it’s elegant rather than bombastic, and it packs a heady escapist wallop.” Full review
- Director: F. Gary Gray.
- Cast: Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Charlize Theron, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Luke Evans.
- Runtime: 2h 16min (Extended Director’s Cut: 2h 28min)
- Genres: Action, Thriller, and Crime.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13.
Watch the trailer: ‘The Fate of the Furious‘
The Smurfs: The Lost Village.
Synopsis: In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.
TheWrap – Alonso Duralde.
“Lots of little lessons are interspersed throughout Smurfs: The Lost Village, but the film itself is an example that even the big, powerful, well-paid grown-ups who run movie studios can learn a thing or two.” Full review
- Director: Kelly Asbury.
- Cast: Julia Roberts, Ariel Winter, Ellie Kemper, Mandy Patinkin, Jeff Dunham, Michelle Rodriguez, Gabriel Iglesias, Jake Johnson, Tituss Burgess, and Danny Pudi.
- Runtime: 1h 30min.
- Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Family, and Animation.
- MPAA Rating: PG.
Watch the trailer: ‘The Smurfs: The Lost Village‘
The Lost City of Z.
Synopsis: The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as “savages,” the determined Fawcett – supported by his devoted wife, son and aide de camp returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.
Time Out New York – Joshua Rothkopf.
“The grandeur of this movie is off the charts. For a certain kind of old-school film fan, someone who believes in shapely, classical proportions and an epic yarn told over time, it will be the revelation of the year.” Full review
Read more at: The Lost City of Z Gets Critical Acclaim.
- Director: James Gray.
- Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfadyen, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Bobby Smalldridge, Tom Mulheron, and Edward Ashley.
- Runtime: 2h 21min.
- Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, and History.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13.
Watch the trailer: ‘The Lost City of Z‘
Their Finest: Relentlessly Charming!!!
Synopsis: A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.
New York Observer – Rex Reed.
“Beautifully cast, intelligently written and a gorgeously assembled range of beautifully gauged emotions about movies and war, Their Finest is one of the best films of a still-young 2017.” Full review
- Director: Lone Scherfig.
- Cast: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston, Helen McCrory, Eddie Marsan, Jake Lacy, Rachael Stirling, and Richard E. Grant.
- Runtime: 1h 57min.
- Genres: Romantic Comedy, Drama, and War.
- MPAA Rating: R.
Watch the trailer: ‘Their Finest‘