New into DVD/Blu-ray… 24th July, 2017 — Showfilmfirst Blog

New into DVD/Blu-ray… 24th July, 2017 — Showfilmfirst Blog

Your weekly look at what Is Fresh on Blu-ray & DVD.     Monsters comes in several shapes and sizes nowadays, using the bigger than life ‘Kong: Skull Island’ facing off against Jordan Peele’s acclaimed modern terror ‘Discover’. Charlie Hunnam goes in search of ‘The Lost City of ‘ Z’, also Finland’s Aki Kaurismaki returns with another sleek drama-comedy, ‘The Other Side of Hope’. __________________________________________________ Get out (15) Horror | Mystery Dir. Jordan Peele, US, 2017, 103 mins Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford When a youthful African man visits his girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a sinister motive for its invitation. Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya, Sicario) along with his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams, Girls), both have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy (Catherine Keener, Captain Phillips) and Dean (Bradley Whitford, The Cabin in the Woods). Initially, that the family adapting behavior as attempts to manage their daughter relationship, but as the weekend progresses is read by Chris, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him that he could haven’t imagined. Trailer        Buy __________________________________________________ Kong: Skull Island (12) Action | Adventure | Fantasy  Dir. US/Vietnam, Jordan Vogt-Roberts, 2017, 118 mins Brie Larson, Tian Jing of Godzilla reimagine the origins of one the monster myths of all in Kong: Skull Island. A compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer), the movie tells the story of a diverse team of soldiers, scientists and adventurers uniting to research a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut away from everything they know, the team ventures into the domain name of the mighty Kong, sparking the battle between nature and man. Because their mission of discovery becomes one of success, they have to struggle to escape a primal Eden in which humanity does not belong. Blu-ray Exceptional Features: Creating A King: Realizing an Icon Creating A King: Summoning a God On Location: Vietnam Tom Hiddleston: The Intrepid Traveller Through the Lens: Brie Larson’s Photography Monarch Files 2.0 (Companion Archive), Director Commentary, Deleted Scenes Trailer        Buy __________________________________________________ The Lost City of Z (15) Action |Adventure | Biography Dir. James Gray, US, 2016, 141 min Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Sienna Miller According to author David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, The Lost City of Z tells the amazing true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon in the dawn of the 20th century also finds evidence of a formerly unknown, advanced civilization that may have formerly inhabited the area. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific institution who regard indigenous populations as “savages”, the determined Fawcett — encouraged by his loyal wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide de camp (Robert Pattinson) — returns time and again into his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his situation, culminating in his mysterious disappearance at 1925. Special Features: Behind the Scenes Interviews with James Gray and Sienna Miller Percy Fawcett featurette Trailer        Buy __________________________________________________ The Other Side of Hope (12) Picture | Drama | Earth Dir. Aki Kaurismaki, Finland/Germany, 2017, 100 mins, subtitles Cast: Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen, Janne Hyytiäinen, Ilkka Koivula, Nuppu Koivu, Simon Hussein Al-Bazoon, Niroz Haji, Kaija Pakarinen A super slick drama-comedy that sees a poker playing restaurateur and prior travelling salesman befriend of a recently arrived group of refugees. Wise, sardonic and beautiful. In the critically acclaimed and winning Aki Kaurismäki. Trailer    Official Site         Buy __________________________________________________

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