RT on DVD

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.

Get it Here


I Am Not Your Negro (2017) 98%

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look at influential African-American writer James Baldwin’s life and sociopolitical legacy, focusing on an unfinished, unpublished manuscript Baldwin left behind when he died in 1987.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.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


The Salesman (Forushande) (2017) 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.

Get it Here


The Red Turtle (La tortue rouge) (2017) 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.

Get it Here


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).

Get it Here (Wal-Mart exclusive)


Gold (2017) 42%

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.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


A Dog's Purpose (2017) 34%

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.

Get it Here, Stream it Here


The Comedian (2017) 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.

Get it Here


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.

Get it Here, Stream it Here

Tag Cloud

Song of Ice and Fire LGBTQ richard e. Grant miniseries YouTube Red Certified Fresh Brie Larson BBC jamie lee curtis IFC Fall TV sports OWN ESPN Pet Sematary Walt Disney Pictures Cannes FOX Emmys 2018 award winner WGN Starz TV Creative Arts Emmys toy story Red Carpet Lucasfilm IFC Films Pride Month CMT 2019 Trivia discovery television Horror supernatural TCA PaleyFest anthology Women's History Month dceu Food Network TBS crime Sony Pictures cinemax Extras theme song Mindy Kaling Music Tumblr Video Games zombies TCA 2017 2017 San Diego Comic-Con streaming Paramount Network HBO Max Shondaland Pop Biopics Marvel Star Trek Writers Guild of America facebook zombie CBS All Access 20th Century Fox Martial Arts AMC Emmy Nominations Best and Worst DC Comics Comedy Opinion adaptation MCU Columbia Pictures Captain marvel spinoff American Society of Cinematographers Musical comiccon Super Bowl MSNBC political drama Mary poppins FX Photos comic Christmas YouTube Premium Set visit Hulu Quiz festivals Epix Rocky dc GIFs crossover Sundance Now Sci-Fi Character Guide Dark Horse Comics cats VICE Pirates Comedy Central TIFF aliens hist A&E Chernobyl HBO dramedy RT History Vudu Acorn TV Holidays Rom-Com Universal TLC CBS Cosplay space Superheroe transformers Action The Arrangement RT21 unscripted cops natural history E! ratings History Polls and Games Toys Rock FXX Trailer mockumentary CW Seed green book what to watch Winners Shudder Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Mystery Reality Competition Musicals elevated horror Thanksgiving Spectrum Originals vampires 45 Year in Review Bravo ABC Family The CW blaxploitation SXSW doctor who sitcom Nominations GLAAD Mary Poppins Returns Comic Book historical drama DC Universe Summer 007 Kids & Family robots NYCC USA Sundance SundanceTV Film Festival WarnerMedia Infographic BET CNN BBC America Adult Swim See It Skip It psycho biography crime drama Winter TV binge witnail Mary Tyler Moore golden globes dragons Amazon Disney nature GoT Reality Podcast Trophy Talk thriller Britbox Rocketman Watching Series Ellie Kemper romance period drama DC streaming service PBS serial killer sequel National Geographic 2015 Animation Stephen King Crackle Nickelodeon politics Syfy Ghostbusters Lifetime ABC Premiere Dates Cartoon Network APB TruTV spy thriller 21st Century Fox Sneak Peek crime thriller travel Freeform Amazon Prime science fiction medical drama Awards Tour Paramount casting MTV psychological thriller El Rey USA Network NBC Comics on TV First Look Election TNT spider-man Pixar Box Office justice league New York Comic Con DirecTV Apple Calendar Tomatazos TCM Heroines Lionsgate talk show game show technology strong female leads composers adventure Elton John ITV teaser Fantasy E3 Teen 24 frames YA 2016 The Witch Esquire Disney Channel Star Wars Showtime Marathons Grammys anime SDCC boxoffice Country Nat Geo Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Oscars President mutant VH1 TV Land Schedule diversity Tarantino social media Spring TV Valentine's Day Western LGBT war Countdown Interview docudrama DGA disaster Anna Paquin Drama singing competition X-Men Black Mirror Awards Mudbound Ovation police drama finale zero dark thirty Logo cults Netflix Superheroes based on movie true crime cooking Spike harry potter Fox News animated Warner Bros. Masterpiece