RT on DVD

On DVD This Week: Mr. Robot, Homeland, Deepwater Horizon, The Accountant, and More

by | January 9, 2017 | Comments

There’s a lot worth watching on home video this week, including the most recent seasons of Mr. Robot and Homeland, a pair of Certified Fresh films, an action thriller, and more. Read on for the full list.


Mr. Robot: Season 2 (2016) 94%

Rami Malek won an Emmy earlier this year for his work on this USA Network drama, which centers on a troubled computer engineer suffering from occasional paranoid delusions who becomes a cyber-vigilante with an underground network of hackers. The season 2 set comes with deleted scenes and a pair of inside-look featurettes.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


Homeland: Season 5 (2015) 87%

In Showtime’s Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning espionage drama stars Claire Danes as obsessive CIA agent Carrie Mathison, a bipolar counterterrorism specialist who attempts to balance personal and professional interests as she engages in high-stakes espionage. The season 5 set includes a retrospective of the Carrie Mathison character’s journey and an examination of the season’s Berlin setting and its themes.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


Closet Monster (2016) 83%

This drama centers on a teen whose efforts to come to terms with his sexual identity are complicated at home and on the job. Special features include an interview with writer/director Stephen Dunn, a number of behind-the-scenes featurettes, and deleted scenes.

Get it Here


Deepwater Horizon (2016) 84%

Star Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg team up in the first of their two Certified Fresh 2016 collaborations, an account of the 2010 disaster on the titular drilling rig. Bonus features include almost an hour’s worth of behind-the-scenes featurettes, a profile of Berg as director, a look at the film’s setting, and more.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016) 76%

Kevin Hart takes the stage for this comedy concert film, which chronicles the comedian’s set in front of an audience of 50,000 at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field. Extras include an alternate opening, deleted/alternate scenes, a gag reel, and more.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


The Birth of a Nation (2016) 71%

Nate Parker writes, directs, and stars in this historical tale about the life of Nat Turner, who famously led a slave revolt in 1831. Special features include a documentary on Nat Turner, deleted scenes, a making-of doc, a 2014 short film by Parker, a spoken word performance, and more.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


The Accountant (2016) 51%

Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in this thriller about an expert, autistic accountant with deadly skills who goes on the run when he discovers the secret behind a successful robotics company. Extras include a look at the main character’s condition and his training, as well as an overview of his creation.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


The 400 Blows (Les Quatre cents coups) (1959) 100%

And, as we often do, we close with a couple of choices from the Criterion Collection, beginning with this re-release of their Blu-ray for François Truffaut’s debut, The 400 Blows, a semi-autobiographical portrait of a misunderstood teen growing up in Paris. The release contains two commentary tracks, rare audition footage of the film’s leads, excerpts of interviews with Truffaut, and more.

Get it Here


His Girl Friday (1940) 98%

Lastly, we have Howard Hawks’ classic comedy starring Rosalind Russell as a quick-witted reporter headed out of town to get married and Cary Grant as the editor (and ex-husband) who uses a juicy scoop to try to get her to stay. Available for the first time on Blu-ray, this new release comes with archival interviews with Hawks, making-of featurettes, a radio adaptation from 1940, and more.

Get it Here

Tag Cloud

APB Action Trailer based on movie Marvel Fall TV X-Men The Arrangement sports Logo cinemax Best and Worst Tumblr Premiere Dates vampires GLAAD TruTV diversity PBS psycho Box Office FX Rock Schedule Universal aliens Extras OWN Fantasy IFC Drama NBC History TCA 2017 supernatural Disney Year in Review Bravo WGN Opinion Mary Tyler Moore President zombie American Society of Cinematographers Reality Winter TV Showtime Netflix Awards ITV adventure A&E 2017 Nat Geo science fiction Comedy Central NYCC VH1 Nominations Sneak Peek USA Amazon Animation Summer cooking Rom-Com Kids & Family war TBS Musicals travel TIFF Hulu Oscars Holidays Sci-Fi Adult Swim police drama Horror DirecTV serial killer Comic Book Esquire Masterpiece CBS MSNBC Rocky Thanksgiving Reality Competition dramedy crime Emmys boxoffice Photos Grammys ESPN Freeform Watching Series PaleyFest Lifetime Winners Star Trek period drama crime thriller Cartoon Network GIFs Comedy Spring TV TCM FXX Red Carpet Calendar TCA Music MTV TNT technology FOX Pirates Ghostbusters harry potter BET 24 frames LGBTQ politics Nickelodeon El Rey Podcast Interview Superheroes social media Marathons Writers Guild of America Martial Arts TV 007 cops Exclusive Video Syfy ABC Family Star Wars Sundance BBC America Cosplay singing competition Valentine's Day Trivia 2015 Country RT History Certified Fresh Character Guide ABC Set visit Teen E! BBC crime drama Video Games The CW thriller TV Land Disney Channel Food Network GoT Super Bowl biography Dark Horse Comics Infographic SDCC TLC Crackle HBO Lionsgate Election Starz CNN AMC First Look docudrama Mystery Tomatazos Fox News SundanceTV Pop Countdown DC Comics sitcom Polls and Games comiccon Biopics 2016 Toys VICE discovery CBS All Access CMT