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New On DVD This Week: Pirates of the Caribbean, A Ghost Story, and More

by | October 2, 2017 | Comments

This week on DVD, we’ve got a big budget blockbuster, a much smaller — but more acclaimed — drama, a few more indie films worth checking out, and a lot of TV. Read on for the full list.


iZombie: Season 3 (2017) 100%

In this CW series loosely based on the DC comic, Rose McIver stars as Liv, a zombie who helps police solve murders by eating dead victims’ brains and absorbing their memories. The season 3 set comes with deleted scenes and the show’s 2016 Comic-Con panel.

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Cult of Chucky (2017) 82%

The latest installment of the long-running horror franchise finds the demonic doll terrorizing a woman in an asylum, while his old nemesis attempts to save her. Special features include a look at filming on location, a dive into the various screen iterations of Chucky, and a commentary track.

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City of Ghosts (2017) 99%

This documentary follows the efforts of the citizen journalist group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently and their efforts to chronicle human rights violations by ISIS in Syria. No information on special features is available.

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Vikings: Season 4 (2016) 92%

Based on the legends of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok, this History Channel original drama focuses on his rise from farmer to warrior, and from raider of England and France to King of the Vikings. Volume II of season 4 includes all episodes from the second half of the season, as well as extended international versions of each episode, extended/director’s cut/unrated versions of some episodes, deleted scenes, and more.

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A Ghost Story (2017) 91%

Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck star in David Lowery’s contemplative drama about a recently deceased man whose spirit returns to the home he shared with his wife, only to find her slowly slipping away. Extras include a commentary track, an inventive variation of cast and crew interviews, a look at the composer, and a deleted scene.

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American Horror Story: Roanoke (2016) 75%

In its sixth season, FX’s popular horror-themed anthology series takes a mock true crime documentary format, following the tale of a married Los Angeles couple who move into a rural North Carolina farmhouse and experience supernatural terror. The season set comes with a Paley Center Q&A with the cast and creative team.

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The Wizard of Lies (2017) 73%

Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer star in Barry Levinson’s HBO adaptation of Diana B. Henriques’ book about financier Bernie Madoff’s fraud scandal and its far-reaching effects. No information on special features is available.

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House of Cards: Season 5 (2017) 72%

In the fifth season of Netflix’s popular political drama, Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) employs all manner of underhanded schemes to hold onto his presidency after an election goes sideways. No information on special features is available.

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Goon: Last of the Enforcers (2017) 42%

Seann William Scott and Alison Pill star in this comedy sequel about a hockey enforcer who’s forced to retire due to injury and experiences difficulty adjusting to regular life. No information on special features is available.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) 30%

Johnny Depp returns for the fifth installment of Disney’s swashbuckling franchise, which finds Jack Sparrow on the run from a deadly ghost pirate bent on his destruction. Extras include a seven-part series of behind-the-scenes featurettes, bloopers, deleted scenes, and a photo diary.

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The Book of Henry (2017) 20%

Naomi Watts and Jacob Tremblay star in Colin Trevorrow’s mystery drama about a woman who discovers one of her sons has been secretly plotting to help the girl next door escape her abusive father. Bonus features include a making-of featurette and interviews with the cast about their roles.

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Also Available This Week:

  • Just in time for Halloween, the Criterion Collection is offering a new Blu-ray release of Carl Theodor Dreyer’s atmospheric 1932 horror film Vampyr, centering on a student of the occult who visits a small French town under the spell of a vampire. It includes an alternate version with English text, a 1966 documentary about Dreyer, and more.

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