Not a lot of new choices on home video this week, but most of what we do have is worth checking out, including three Certified Fresh films (a horror film, a drama, and a comedy), a decent thriller, and something from the Criterion Collection. Read on for the full list.
Teresa Palmer and Maria Bello star in this horror film, based on the viral short film of the same name, that centers on a broken family terrorized by a secret from their past. The only extras included are three deleted scenes — one of which is the alternate ending that initially tested poorly with audiences.
Emma Roberts and Dave Franco star in this thriller about a shy high school student who begins using an app that offers virtual notoriety in exchange for accepting crowd-sourced dares, only to be ensnared in a sinister web of strangers’ demands. Special features include outtakes, a look at some of the characters, and interactive elements like a game, a quiz, and more.
Lastly, from the Criterion Collection, we have this piece of satire from Spain’s Luis García Berlanga. A commentary on capital punishment, the film centers on an undertaker who must take over his father-in-law’s job as executioner. The Criterion release comes with a new interview with Pedro Almodóvar, a new program on Berlanga, archival interviews with Berlanga, and more.