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On DVD This Week: The Jungle Book, Me Before You, and More

by | August 29, 2016 | Comments

This week on home video, we’ve got a visually stunning live-action Disney film, a decent romance, some worthwhile television, and a couple of classics. Read on for the full list.


Arrow: Season 4 (2015) 85%

Stephen Amell stars in this CW action series based on the DC Comics character as Oliver Queen, a billionaire playboy who moonlights as vigilante hero; season four is when he officially becomes Green Arrow. The season set comes with the Flash crossover episode, a number of featurettes, the show’s 2015 Comic-Con panel, and more.

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Shameless: Season 6 (2016) 100%

William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum star in Showtime’s dark comedy about a highly dysfunctional family and its irresponsible, alcoholic patriarch. The season six set comes with deleted scenes and a pair of featurettes.

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The Jungle Book (2016) 94%

Neel Sethi stars in this live-action remake of the Disney adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s tale about a young boy raised by wolves who helps defend his jungle against a fearsome tiger. Special features include a commentary track, a making-of doc, a look at Sethi’s performance, and a look at one of the big set pieces of the film.

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The Night Manager: Miniseries (2016) 91%

Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie star in this six-part adaptation of the John le Carré novel about a former soldier who is recruited by British intelligence to infiltrate a secret arms operation. There doesn’t appear to be any extras on the release.

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The Phenom (2016) 79%

Johnny Simmons and Ethan Hawke star in this sports drama about a major league pitching prospect with a troubled family life. No information on special features is currently available.

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Me Before You (2016) 55%

Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin star in this romantic drama about a wealthy paraplegic who falls in love with the small town woman he hires as his assistant. Extras include a look at the process of adapting the film’s source novel, outtakes, and deleted scenes.

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Chimes at Midnight (1965) 98%

Finally, from the Criterion Collection, we have two films from Orson Welles, beginning with this drama about recurring Shakespearean character Falstaff and his relationship with his father. The new Blu-ray comes with a commentary track with Welles scholar James Naremore, and interview with Welles during his time editing the film, and new interviews with film historians and Welles’s daughter Beatrice, who appeared in the film.

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The Immortal Story (1968) 92%

The second Orson Welles film offered this week is the director’s first color film and final completed feature, and adaptation of a story by Isak Dinesen about a 19th century merchant obsessed with reenacting an apocryphal tale about a wealthy man who pays a sailor to impregnate his wife. The new release comes with a French-language version of the film, a 1968 documentary about Welles, new interviews, and more.

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