This week on home video, we’ve got a high-concept comedy, some really solid television, a handful of noteworthy smaller releases, and the late Garry Marshall’s final film. Read on for details.
Clive Owen stars as a drug-addicted genius surgeon in Steven Soderbegh’s Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated period drama set at the Knickerbocker Hospital in turn-of-the-century New York. The season two set comes with a tour of the season’s sets, an inside look at the costumes, a profile of the medical procedures on the show, episode recaps, and more.
James Spader stars in this NBC drama about a high profile criminal who agrees to help the FBI track down other criminals in exchange for his freedom. On DVD, the season three set comes with a few extras, like a making-of doc on the Blacklist comic book, but the Blu-ray includes deleted and extended scenes, a look at the season’s villains, commentary tracks, and a look at the stuntwork.
Based on the Steven Soderbegh film of the same name, this Starz original series stars Riley Keough as a struggling law student who moonlights as a high-end escort. Special features in the season set includes brief looks at the arc of the season, what “the girlfriend experience” entails, and its production aspects.
NBC’s mystery series centers on a tattooed woman (Jaimie Alexander) with amnesia whose body markings may hold the key to solving a crime. The season one set comes with deleted scenes, a gag reel, commentary for the pilot episode, the show’s 2015 Comic-Con panel, and a handful of behind-the-scenes featurettes on different aspects of the show.
Tom Hiddleston and Jeremy Irons star in this adaptation of the J.G. Ballard novel about a luxury skyscraper whose tenants gradually descend into anarchy. Bonus features include a look at the film’s retro style, its special effects, its characters, and the adaptation process, as well as a commentary track with Hiddleston, director Ben Wheatley, and producer Jeremy Thomas.
This sci-fi comedy by popular web production outfit Rooster Teeth centers on four unlikely heroes who must work together to prevent an alien invasion. No information on special features is available.
Based on one of the darkest chapters in the Caped Crusader’s saga, this animated film finds Batman (voiced by Kevin Conroy) squaring off with the Joker (Mark Hamill), who attempts to drive Commissioner Gordon (Ray Wise) insane. Extras include an inside look at one of the key scenes, a look at the adaptation process, and two episodes from the classic animated Batman series.