Michelle Pfeiffer, Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Disney:

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Angelina Jolie returns as the title character in this sequel. Extras include extended scenes, outtakes and featurettes.

 

Warner Brothers:

Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Edward Norton does triple duty as actor, director and screenwriter in this arresting adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s 1999 novel. Extras include making of doc, director commentary and deleted scenes.

Joker (2019) The controversial and awards dominating blockbuster makes its home video debut. Extras include featurettes, alternate takes and costume tests.

 

Lionsgate:

The Lighthouse (2019) Two lighthouse keepers find themselves going slowly insane in Robert Eggers’ follow up to The Witch. Extras include director commentary, featurette and deleted scenes.

 

Universal:

Parasite (2019) is my pick for the best film of last year. An incredibly suspenseful and funny take on the haves and the have nots in contemporary society. Extras include a director Q and A.

Warner Archive:

Penelope (1966) Natalie Wood is a serial bank robber in this caper comedy. Extras include featurette and theatrical trailer.

Christina Ricci and James McAvoy in Penelope

Two on a Guillotine (1965) To claim her inheritance, a woman must sleep in a haunted mansion in this amusing chiller. No Extras

Underwater (1954) Jane Russell embarks on a quest for sunken treasure in this adventure yarn filmed in Cinemascope. No Extras.

 

Criterion:

Fail Safe (1964) Political officials attempt to avert a nuclear holocaust in Sidney Lumet’s excellent thriller. Extras include director commentary, interviews, documentary and essay book.

All About My Mother (1999) A woman haunted by a tragedy embarks on a quest to find her father in one of director Pedro Almodovar’s best films. Extras include making of doc, Q and A and a 1999 TV program.

 

Shout Factory:

Very Bad Things (1998) Peter Berg made his directing debut with this darkly comic tale of a bachelor party gone wrong. Extras include commentary, interviews, still gallery and trailer.

My Name is Myeisha (2019) recounts the final moments of a young poet who was a victim of police violence. Extras include commentary, interviews, photo gallery.

 

Cohen Media:

Britt-Marie was Here (2019) A 63 year old woman becomes a soccer coach in this charming film. No Extras.

 

Blue Underground:

Catriona MacColl in House by the Cemetery

House by the Cemetery (1981) Italian director Lucio Fulci helms this ghost story which has become a cult fave. Extras include interviews, featurettes, deleted scene and audio commentary.

 

Kino Lorber:

The Price of Everything (2019) is a documentary exploration about the relationship between art and commerce. No Extras

Chained for Life (2019) An actress befriends her disfigured costar in this drama. Extras include commentary, interviews, trailer and deleted scene.

 

Dark Sky Films:

 The Siren (2019) A woman romances the creature that murdered her husband in this fantasy film. Extras include commentaries and trailer.

 

MVD Visual:

Betty Davis: They Say I’m Different (2019) is a documentary look at the former wife of jazz great, Miles Davis.

Extras include director interview.

 

Arrow:

Black Angel (1946) stars Dan Durea as a songwriter attempting to prove the innocence of his wife’s accused murderer. Extras include video appreciation, commentary and trailer.

Edge of the Axe (1988) A masked maniac is on the prowl in Northern California in this slasher film. Extras include interviews, commentaries and image gallery.


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