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On DVD This Week: Manchester by the Sea, Hacksaw Ridge, Nocturnal Animals, and More

by | February 20, 2017 | Comments

This week on home video, we’ve got three Oscar nominees (two of them for Best Picture), a raunchy comedy, a fairy tale, a Doctor Who special, and two classic choices from the Criterion Collection. Read on for the full list.


Manchester by the Sea (2016) 95%

Casey Affleck and Lucas Hedges star in Kenneth Lonergan’s poignant multiple Oscar-nominated drama about a man with a troubled past who returns to his hometown to help care for his nephew after his brother suddenly dies. Special features include deleted scenes, a making-of featurette, and a commentary track.

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016) 86%

Andrew Garfield stars in Mel Gibson’s war drama about real life hero Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector and army medic who single-handedly saved the lives of 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa during WWII. Bonus features include deleted scenes, a Veterans Day tribute from Gibson, and an in-depth making-of doc.

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Nocturnal Animals (2016) 73%

Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Michael Shannon star in this thriller from Tom Ford about a woman who is forced to confront her past when her writer ex-husband delivers his latest manuscript, a dark mystery dedicated to her. The only special feature listed is a 3-part making-of featurette.

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Beauty And The Beast (La belle et la bête) (2016) 32%

Not to be confused with Disney’s live-action tale opening this year, this French adaptation of the classic fairy tale stars Léa Seydoux as Belle and Vincent Cassel as the Beast. Extras include interviews with Seydoux, Cassel, and director Christophe Gans.

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Bad Santa 2 (2016) 23%

Billy Bob Thornton and Tony Cox reunite for another round of raunchy laughs as Willie and Marcus team up for another heist with the help of Willie’s mother. Bonus features include an animated series based on Willie, a gag reel, deleted scenes, an alternate opening and ending, and more.

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Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio (2016)

The long-running series’ latest Christmas special finds the doctor (Peter Capaldi) facing off against parasitic, mind-controlling aliens in New York City. Special features include an examination of the Doctor as a kind of superhero, and a making-of featurette.

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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios) (1988) 89%

– Criterion Collection

And as usual, we finish with a pair of releases from Criterion, beginning with this dark comedy from Pedro Almodóvar starring Carmen Maura as a heartbroken women whose attempt to commit suicide is interrupted by a chaotic series of events. The new release comes with new interviews with Almodóvar, Maura, and producer Agustín Almodóvar, and a new discussion about the film’s impact.

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Mildred Pierce (1945) 83%

– Criterion Collection

Finally, we have Michael Curtiz’s Oscar-winning noir mystery starring Joan Crawford as a hard-working mother and Ann Blyth as her ungrateful daughter whose materialistic desires lead to tragedy. Extras include a Q&A with Blyth from 2006, a 2002 feature-length documentary about Crawford, an excerpt from a 1970 TV program featuring Crawford, and more.

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