This week on home video, we’ve got the newly christened Best Picture Oscar winner, as well as a Wong Kar-wai biopic that was itself nominated for two Academy Awards. Then, we’ve got the next installment in the Hunger Games trilogy, Spike Lee’s remake of a South Korean cult classic, and some notable releases in TV. Read on for more details:
Also available this week:
- Girl Rising (88%), a documentary collection of stories from nine girls in nine different countries, narrated by celebrities, intended as a message piece for the eponymous organization concerned with girls’ education the world over.
- Hours (61%), starring Paul Walker (in one of his final roles) and Genesis Rodriguez in a thriller about a man stranded in a hospital with his newborn child as Hurricane Katrina intensifies outside.
- Cold Comes the Night (45%), starring Bryan Cranston and Alice Eve in a thriller about a criminal who takes a hotel owner and her daughter hostage.
- Salinger (35%), a documentary about the reclusive author featuring photos, archival footage, and interviews with both celebrities and J.D. Salinger’s friends.
- The Last Days on Mars (19%) starring Liev Schreiber in a sci-fi thriller about astronauts who find more than they bargain for when they discover evidence of bacterial life on Mars.
- The 800th Doctor Who episode, The Time of the Doctor, the last episode to star Matt Smith as the Doctor, which aired on Christmas Day.