The big movies on DVD this week are a nautical thriller starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck, and a sequel to a beloved comedy starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. Then, we’ve also got a faith-based drama, a comedy about singlehood, season five of a period drama, and a classic industry satire from Robert Altman. Read on for details.
Chris Pine and Casey Affleck star in this seafaring action drama based on true events about a harrowing Coast Guard rescue off the coast of Cape Cod in 1952. Special features include a profile of the real story behind the film, behind-the-scenes featurettes, deleted scenes, and more.
Joseph Fiennes and Cliff Curtis star in this biblically inspired story about a Roman centurion who is tasked with investigating whether or not Jesus actually rose again after his death. The Blu-ray, which also comes in a 4K version, includes deleted scenes, a deconstruction of one of the major battle scenes, a making-of doc, and more.
Dakota Johnson and Rebel Wilson star in this comedy about a pair of women who bond when one of them, recently broken up, looks to the other for advice on living the single life again. Extras include a gag reel, deleted scenes, a pair of featurettes dedicated to Rebel Wilson’s comic abilities, and more.
Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson reunite for this sequel to the cult favorite comedy as a pair of dimwitted male models who work together to unravel another conspiracy targeting the world’s most beautiful people. The “Magnum Edition” release of the film includes a look at the Zoolander legacy and a few featurettes.
This BBC period drama (which airs on PBS stateside) centers on a group of nurses and midwives in 19th century London, contextualized by concurrent historical events. Special features for the season five set are unavailable at this time.
Lastly, from the Criterion Collection, we have Robert Altman’s classic Hollywood satire, starring Tim Robbins as a studio exec who accidentally murders a screenwriter he believes has been sending him death threats, only to discover he’s killed the wrong man. This first-time Criterion release comes in a 4K transfer with commentary and interviews from 1992, new interviews, a short making-of doc, deleted scenes, and more.