New On DVD This Week: Wonder Woman, The Big Sick, and More

by | September 18, 2017 | Comments

We’ve got two of the biggest winners of the summer on DVD this week, namely the big-screen arrival of an iconic DC superhero and a critically acclaimed romantic comedy based on true events. Then, we’ve also got some great TV, a few underseen gems, and one classic re-release. Read on for the full list.

The Vietnam War: Miniseries (2017) 98%

Ken Burns’ latest documentary series for PBS is an expectedly thorough look at the titular conflict, offering insights and personal stories from various angles. The full series set comes with a making-of doc and deleted scenes.

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Arrow: Season 5 (2016) 95%

Stephen Amell stars in the CW’s DC Comics adaptation about a shipwrecked billionaire who returns to civilization after five years stranded on an island and becomes a vigilante crimefighter. The season 5 set comes with deleted scenes, a gag reel, the show’s 2016 Comic-Con panel, and looks at the new characters, the villain, and the crossover storyline.

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Bates Motel: Season 5 (2017) 100%

Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga star in this prequel series centered on Psycho-in-training Norman Bates and his dysfunctional relationship with his enabling mother. Also available in a complete series set, the show’s fifth and final season package comes with a gag reel and a pair of featurettes.

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The Big Sick (2017) 98%

Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in this romantic comedy based on the true story of Nanjiani’s unusual and precarious courtship with his wife, Emily. Special features include a commentary track with Nanjiani, his wife Emily V. Gordon, and director Michael Showalter; interviews with Nanjiani and Gordon; the film’s 2017 SXSW panel; deleted scenes, and more.

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) 95%

Re-released in theaters earlier this month, the newly restored 40th anniversary edition of Steven Spielberg’s monumental sci-fi film is available in a new Anniversary Edition (and a new 4K transfer), which comes with the original theatrical version of the film, the 1980 special edition, and the 1997 director’s cut; a new featurette; a new interview with Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Denis Villeneuve, and more; new behind-the-scenes footage, and much more.

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Certain Women (2016) 91%

In one of its infrequent contemporary releases, the Criterion Collection is offering this Kelly Reichardt film starring Michelle Williams, Laura Dern, and Kristen Stewart in three intertwined stories by Maile Meloy set in the American West. It comes with interviews with Meloy, Reichardt, and executive producer Todd Haynes, as well as an essay by film critic Ella Taylor.

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Wonder Woman (2017) 92%

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine star in this DC superhero origin story, which follows the titular Amazonian warrior as she leaves her isolated island home to join the Allied forces in World War I. Also available in 4K and in 3D, it comes with multiple featurettes, a look at the Amazon army of Themyscira, a profile of director Patty Jenkins, extended scenes, a blooper reel, and more.

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The Little Hours (2017) 78%

Aubre Plaza, Alison Brie, and Kate Micucci star in this comed about three repressed nuns who are overcome by the sudden arrival of a handsome male servant at their convent. Information on special features is currently unavailable. It will be available on Friday, September 22.

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The Hero (2017) 78%

Sam Elliott and Laura Prepon star in this drama about an aging actor diagnosed with cancer who strikes up a relationship with a younger woman and attempts to reconnect with his daughter. Extras include a commentary track with Elliott and director Brett Haley and a photo gallery.

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