This week, we have a multiple Oscar-nominated historical drama starring Natalie Portman, another Oscar-nominated film from Australia, a fright flick starring Aaron Eckhart, and a couple of worthy smaller films to check out. Read on for the full list.
Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin FitzGerald star in this drama about two old friends who embark on a getaway that throws long-dormant fissures in their relationship into stark relief. No information on special features is currently available.
Natalie Portman earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her work in this portrait of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the days immediately following the assassination of JFK. Bonus features include a photo gallery, a commentary track with Portman and director Pablo Larraín, and a making-of featurette.
This Australian drama, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscars, centers on a pair of young island lovers who find themselves on opposite sides when they are caught in the middle of a tribal war. No information on special features is currently available.
Lastly, we have Criterion’s release of the Andrew Haigh drama starring Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay as a couple dealing with long-simmering tensions on the cusp of their 45th wedding anniversary. The new release comes with a new documentary featuring interviews with Haigh, Rampling, Courtenay, and other members of the production staff; a new interview with author David Constantine, who wrote the source short story; and a commentary track.