On DVD This Week: Fences, Passengers, Elle, and More

by | March 13, 2017 | Comments

This week, we have a an Oscar-winning drama, a couple other Oscar-nominated films, an unusual horror film, a psychological thriller, a Will Smith tearjerker, and a selection from the Criterion Collection. Read on for the full list.

The Love Witch (2016) 97%

This curious thriller with a retro vibe centers on a beautiful but lonely witch whose efforts to seduce men with her potions results in a string of dead bodies. Information on special features is currently unavailable.

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Fences (2016) 93%

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis (winner of this year’s Best Supporting Actress Oscar) star in Washington’s adaptation of the August Wilson play about a garbage collector and former Negro Leagues baseball star in 1950s Pittsburgh who takes out his frustrations on his family. It comes with five featurettes covering topics ranging from Washington’s work as director to the adaptation process and the Pittsburgh setting.

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Elle (2016) 90%

Isabelle Huppert (nominated for Best Actress) stars in Paul Verhoeven’s dark thriller about a woman who is raped by a masked assailant, then manages to track him down and engages him in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse. The release comes with a making-of featurette and an AFI tribute to Huppert.

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Passengers (2016) 31%

Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence star in this sci-fi mystery about two passengers aboard an interplanetary flight who are woken from their hibernation 90 years too early. Bonus features include outtakes, deleted scenes, a VR experience, and featurettes on the production design, casting, and more.

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Solace (2016) 24%

Anthony Hopkins and Jeffrey Dean Morgan star in this crime thriller about an FBI agent who teams up with a psychic to track down his partner’s murderer. The only extras included are a commentary track and a making-of featurette.

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Collateral Beauty (2016) 12%

Will Smith leads an impressive ensemble cast in this weepy drama about a grieving ad exec whose friends concoct an elaborate scheme to help him recover. The only special feature is a behind-the-scenes look with the cast and crew.

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Canoa (1975)

– Criterion Collection

Finally, from the Criterion Collection, we have a Mexican political drama based on true events, about a group of university employees on a hiking trip who are mistaken for communist revolutionaries and attacked by local villagers. The new Blu-ray comes with an introduction by Guillermo del Toro and  a new conversation between Alfonso Cuarón and director Felipe Cazals.

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