Although most of the available titles are either indie films or TV series, we have a slew of new releases on home video this week, beginning with the Spider-Man sequel, Jim Jarmusch’s moody vampire flick, and the latest film of the Hammer revival. Then, we’ve also got a new film written and directed by John Turturro, John Sayles’ indie thriller, and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s return to the big screen. On TV, we’ve got new seasons of Boardwalk Empire, The Good Wife, Parks and Recreation, and the miniseries adaptation of Rosemary’s Baby, among others. Read on for details:
Also available this week:
- Manakamana (100 percent), a documentary focusing on the passengers inside a cable car leading up to the Manakamana Temple in the mountains of Nepal.
- The Certified Fresh The Dance of Reality (93 percent), Alejandro Jodorowsky’s imaginative, heartfelt meditation on his childhood in Chile.
- Toy Story of Terror! (90 percent), the 22-minute Halloween special that finds Woody, Buzz, and Jessie on the hunt for Mr. Potato Head when he’s lost during a road trip.
- John Sayles’ Go For sisters (72 percent), starring Lisa Gay Hamilton and Edward James Olmos in a thriller about two old friends on opposite sides of the law who team up to track down one’s missing brother.
- Ti West’s The Sacrament (63 percent), starring Swanberg and Amy Seimetz in a horror thriller about two journalists who investigate a cultish utopian society in search of their friend’s missing sister.
- John Turturro’s Fading Gigolo (54 percent) starring Turturro and Woody Allen in a comedy about two aging men who become pimp and gigolo in order to help one of them out of financial difficulty.
- The Certified Fresh fifth season of CBS drama The Good Wife (100 percent) is available on DVD.
- Season six of NBC’s hit comedy Parks and Recreation (100 percent) is available on DVD.
- With its fifth and final season set to premiere in September, the Certified Fresh fourth season of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire (97 percent) is available on Blu-ray.
- Season five of NBC sitcom Parenthood (90 percent) is available on DVD.
- The second season of Mindy Kaling’s FOX comedy The Mindy Project (87 percent) is available on DVD.
- Season three of ABC drama Once Upon a Time (71 percent) is available on DVD and Blu-ray.
- The NBC miniseries adaptation of Rosemary’s Baby (31 percent) is available on DVD and Blu-ray.
- The complete series of classic sitcom Three’s Company is newly available on DVD.
- And lastly, two Spanish-language releases from the Criterion Collection: Alfonso Cuarón’s Y Tu Mamá También (91 percent) and Pedro Almodóvar’s Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (72 percent).