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On DVD This Week: La La Land, Underworld: Blood Wars, and More

by | April 24, 2017 | Comments

This week, we’ve got an Oscar-winning musical, the latest in a fantasy action franchise, a handful of smaller films well worth a watch, and a couple of classics newly reissued by the Criterion Collection. Read on for the full list!


La La Land (2016) 92%

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone star in Damien Chazelle’s romantic musical about a jazz pianist and a struggling actress who fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles. Also available in 4K Blu-ray, this release comes with a commentary track featuring Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz, almost two hours of featurettes, demo footage of Chazelle and Hurwitz singing, and more.

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Right Now, Wrong Then (2016) 93%

This South Korean drama by Hong Sang-soo follows a film director and an artist who meet and begin to fall for each other — and then plays the whole story out a second time, with adjustments. Special features include a short film by Hong, a press conference featuring Hong and star Kim Min-hee (The Handmaiden), and a video introduction by critic Dan Sallitt.

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The Girl With All the Gifts (2017) 84%

Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, and Paddy Considine star in this horror drama that explores the moral quandary posed by sentient child zombies. The only bonus feature is a 20-minute-long making-of featurette.

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We Are X (2016) 78%

This documentary offers a look at the wildly popular band X Japan on the eve of a long-awaited reunion. It comes with a commentary track featuring director Stephen Kijak and extended interviews.

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Catfight (2017) 72%

Anne Heche and Sandra Oh star in this dark comedy about former college friends who reunite by chance years later and initiate a brutal rivalry. Extras include a commentary track with Heche and director Onur Tukel, a look at the film’s fight choreography, deleted scenes, and an art slideshow.

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Animal Kingdom: Season 1 (2016) 74%

Inspired by the 2010 Australian film of the same name, this TNT drama centers on the lives of a California crime family headed by a tough matriarch played by Ellen Barkin. The first season set comes with featurettes on the making of the film, the stunts, profiles of the actors, and more, plus deleted scenes.

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Underworld: Blood Wars (2017) 21%

Kate Beckinsale returns in this fifth installment of the fantasy action franchise as Selene, who sets out to stop an impending war between werewolves and vampires. The release includes a digital graphic novel and inside looks at the cast, the villains, the character of Selen, and the making of the film.

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Rumble Fish (1983) 71%

– Criterion Collection

Again, we close with a pair of releases from the Criterion Collection, beginning with Francis Ford Coppola’s adaptation of S.E. Hinton’s novel about a pair of rebellious brothers trying to reconcile their lives. The new Blu-ray comes with restored and remastered video and audio; Coppola on commentary; interviews from 1983 with stars Matt Dillon and Diane Lane, among others; deleted scenes; excerpts from various media; and more.

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Tampopo (1985) 100%

– Criterion Collection

Finally, we have Japanese director Juzo Itami’s near unclassifiable comedy about the art of making ramen and our relationship with food, centering on a truck driver who helps a lonely ramen cook find the secrets to success. Available on Blu-ray for the first time, it comes with a feature-length making-of doc from 1986; new interviews with star Nobuko Miyamoto, food stylist Seiko Ogawa, and various ramen scholars; Itami’s 1962 debut short film; and more.

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