On DVD This Week: The Red Turtle, The Salesman, and More

by | May 1, 2017 | Comments

This week, we’ve got an Oscar-winner,  a couple of Oscar nominees, a pair of smaller but noteworthy films, and a few recent releases that didn’t fare so well with critics. Read on for the full list!

The Age of Shadows (2016) 100%

Song Kang-ho (Snowpiercer) and Gong Yoo (Train to Busan) star in this period thriller from South Korean director Kim Jee-woon (I Saw the Devil) about the Korean resistance to Japanese occupation during the early 20th century. Special features include interviews with Kim and the cast.

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016) 99%

This Oscar-nominated documentary takes a look at influential African-American writer James Baldwin’s life and sociopolitical legacy, focusing on an unfinished, unpublished manuscript Baldwin left behind when he died in 1987. Bonus features include an interview with director Raoul Peck and Q&A sessions with Peck and narrator Samuel L. Jackson.

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The Salesman (2016) 96%

Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning drama centers on a young Iranian couple whose relationship is tested when they are forced to move out from their apartment to the center of Tehran. It comes with an interview with Farhadi.

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The Red Turtle (2016) 93%

Studio Ghibli co-produced this dialogue-free animated film about a shipwrecked man who wakes up on a deserted island and befriends a giant red turtle. Extras include a commentary track with writer-director Michaël Dudok de Wit, an hourlong look at the film’s creation, a drawing demonstration by Dudok de Wit, and a Q&A from the AFI Fest.

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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) 86%

Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch star in this indie horror film about a father-son team of coroners who gradually uncover a terrifying secret as they perform an autopsy on an anonymous cadaver. Information on special features is currently unavailable, and it goes on sale exclusively at Wal-Mart on May 2 (other retailers will sell it on June 27).

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Gold (2016) 41%

Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez star in Stephen Gaghan’s based-on-true-events drama about a struggling businessman who convinces a geologist to help him search for gold in Indonesia, where they actually strike the mother lode. It comes with a commentary track, a deleted scene, a brief making-of featurette, a look at McConaughey’s transformation, and a look at the shooting locations.

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A Dog's Purpose (2017) 35%

Britt Robertson and Dennis Quaid star in this drama about the various lives of a dog as he is reincarnated into new bodies. Special features include deleted scenes, outtakes, a making-of featurette from a dog’s perspective, and a look at the story’s origins.

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The Comedian (2016) 24%

Robert De Niro and Leslie Mann star in this comedy about a has-been comic whose life takes a turn after he’s forced to serve community service for assaulting an audience member. It comes with deleted scenes, a Q&A from AFI Fest, and a behind-the-scenes featurette.

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Rings (2017) 8%

Samara and her evil videotape are back to terrorize a new group of unfortunate victims, but this time, one of them discovers that there is a movie inside the cursed movie that nobody’s seen before. Yikes? Special features include a look at the original film, a look at the character of Samara, deleted/extended/alternate scenes, and more.

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