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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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