March 23 Blu-ray, digital and DVD releases

Welcome to’s Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD Column on March 23rd! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed descriptions of various titles below! Click on each highlighted title to buy from Amazon!

New films on Blu-ray / DVD

Jamie Foxx leads an all-star cast in this fun, heartfelt adventure. Pixars SOUL introduces Joe, who lands the gig of his life at the best jazz club in town. But one misstep brings Joe to a fantastic place: The Great Before. There he teams up with Soul 22 (Tina Fey) and together they find answers to some of the biggest questions in life.

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A Civil War veteran (Tom Hanks) agrees to bring a child to his rightful family. Together they travel into the unforgiving wilderness looking for a place to call home.

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When an overlooked pencil pusher (Allison Janney) catches her husband in bed with another woman, he dies of a heart attack. So she buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from a missing husband.

In the terrifying thriller SONGBIRD, the COVID-23 virus has mutated and the world is in its fourth year of lockdown.

Life on earth is desolate after a brutal intergalactic war only brightened up by the dangerous, high-flying sport of Cosmoball … but nobody knows that in every game there are actually four talented people fighting to save humanity.

Sherlock Holmes and The Great Escape (DVD)
The great dog detective Sherlock Holmes is on his way to catch Mack, a notorious outlaw! But plans change when Mack’s daughter is kidnapped.

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World of Wong Kar Wai
With its lush and sensual graphics, perfect soundtracks and soulful romance, Wong Kar Wai has established himself as one of the defining authors of contemporary cinema. Together with key collaborators such as cameraman Christopher Doyle; Editor and Production and Costume Designer William Chang Suk Ping; and actors Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Maggie Cheung Man Yuk, Wong (or WKW, as he is often called) have written and directed films that have delighted audiences and critics worldwide and countless other filmmakers with their poetic moods and music, narration and style inspired daring and powerful themes of alienation and memory. Whether tragically romantic, drenched in blood or funny – the seven films collected here are an invitation to the unique and wistful world of an influential artist.

Book club

Explore Gotham City
Explore Gotham City, home of the mysterious crime fighter Batman! From the depths of the Batcave to Wayne Manor, Arkham Asylum and beyond, these pages take you on a fully illustrated journey through the crime-ridden city. Inside, learn all about Gotham City’s shady history, meet infamous villains from the Joker to the Penguin, and find out what Batman, Robin, and other heroes do to stop them.

New editions

Godzilla (4K)
In this spectacular adventure, Godzilla, the most famous monster in the world, competes against malicious creatures who, based on the scientific arrogance of mankind, threaten our very existence.

Gattaca (4K)
Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman star in this futuristic science fiction thriller about a world where genetic engineering is used to perfect the human species.

Event horizon
A space rescue team enters a world of nightmarish evil when they encounter a spaceship that was lost more than seven years earlier.

Best Picture Essentials 10 movie collection
Paramount’s 10 Best Image Winners, including Wings, My Fair Lady, The Godfather, Tenderness Conditions, Forrest Gump, The English Patient, Titanic, American Beauty, Gladiator, and No Country for Old Men!

Stacy Keach, Haris Yulin and Faye Dunaway give thrilling performances in this controversial and myth-shattering review of the darker side of gunslinger Doc Holliday and the actions that led to the infamous showdown in Tombstone, Arizona.

Two childhood friends who slipped apart after promoting the same woman find themselves on opposite sides of the law years later when one has to do his sheriff duty and locate the other.

Shoot you out
A cowboy just released from prison seeking revenge on a double crossed partner must look after a little girl who is believed to be his daughter while three riflemen wait in the wings. Directed by Henry Hathaway (“True Grit”).

The Emperor of California
On the surface, the Emperor of California appears to be a cinematic anomaly: an epic western produced under the state-controlled cinema of the Third Reich. However, the movie’s novelty value is quickly dwarfed by its dazzling visual art: stunning compositions and stunning location photography worthy of John Ford (who was three years away from his signature Western, Stagecoach).

Ice cold in Alex
During World War II in North Africa, a medical field unit had to cross the desert in their ambulance to reach the British lines in Alexandria.

The Dam Busters
An epic war story of World War II. The scientist Dr. Barnes Wallis believes World War II can be shortened by destroying the Ruhr dams, paralyzing the enemy’s industrial nerve center. Despite the difficulties caused by the critical situation at the time, he is constantly working to perfect a special bomb of his own invention for this purpose.

A dramatization of the British Expeditionary Force’s 1940 retreat to the beaches of France and the extraordinary evacuation at sea that saved them from utter destruction by Nazi Germany.

Night beast
An alien with an appetite for blood and evisceration is released in a small town when his spaceship crashes and explodes!

honour killing
When a young woman is brutally attacked, she seeks the help of her own flesh and blood, but her father has other plans for her – a bullet in her head. Now she lives, lives for revenge. You can’t hold down a good woman.

Women without men (DVD)
The story tells of the intertwining of the lives of four Iranian women in the summer of 1953; A disastrous moment in Iranian history when an American-led, British-backed coup overthrew democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh and brought the Shah back to power.

New to Digital HD

Doors (exclusive clip)
When numerous mysterious alien “doors” emerge around the world, humanity must come together to understand their purpose.

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Enhanced (exclusive clip) (on VOD March 26th)
George Shepherd is part of an elite private military unit that specializes in capturing mutant refugees. When David, a super mutant, takes revenge on the government, he gains power by eliminating his fortified allies and getting stronger every time he kills others like him. Shortly before total domination, George must team up with an unlikely partner to end David’s rampage.

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A happily married couple (Joel McHale and Kerry Bishé) discover that their friends are upset about their lustful relationship. When a visit from a mysterious stranger leads to a corpse, they begin to question the loyalty of their so-called friends.

TV on Blu-ray and DVD

Austin City Limits Country (DVD)
Austin City Limits is the longest-running music show in television history and has had a special connection with country music from the very beginning. Loved by artists and fans alike, Austin City Limits is known for authentic music presented in live and uncut performances. This collection was hand selected from over 40 years of Austin City Limits archives in order to find the best country performances.

The undo
In this limited HBO series, a successful therapist, woman, and mother try to survive after a spreading and very public disaster.

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