New on DVD and Blu-ray
"Fifty Shades Darker"
Watch Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) try to win back Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) in this sequel to "Fifty Shades of Grey," coming to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand on Tuesday, May 9. In addition to the original theatrical version, there's also a steamy new Unrated Edition with more than 13 minutes of footage not seen in theaters. Plus, the releases include more than 30 minutes of bonus content, including cast interviews, behind-the-scenes features, and a look at what's next in the third film, "Fifty Shades Freed."
Here's a clip from the bonus features of "Fifty Shades Darker," with Eric Johnson talking about the big face-off between his character, Jack Hyde, and Jamie Dornan's Christian Grey:"Orange Is the New Black" Season 4
Netflix's amazing prison drama will stream 13 new episodes starting June 9, but before Season 5 shows up, you need to catch up on Season 4. Those episodes will arrive on DVD, in four discs, on May 9. Extras include a gag reel, commentaries, and a Tour of Litchfield.
"Inside Amy Schumer" Season 4
Amy Schumer has put her Comedy Central show on hiatus while she does other projects, so Season 4 is the last one fans may get for a while. The season arrives on DVD May 9, with a bonus taking viewers "Inside Amy Schumer's Writers Room."
New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital
"Get Out"In this breakout horror hit from writer/director Jordan Peele, a young African-American man (Daniel Kaluuya) meets the family and friends of his white girlfriend (Allison Williams) and learns a disturbing truth about the family. Check out the best-reviewed movie of 2017 to date when it arrives on Digital HD May 9, before the Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand release May 23. Extras include an alternate ending with commentary from Peele, deleted scenes with commentary from Peele, a behind-the-scenes making-of featurette, a Q&A with Peele and the cast, and feature commentary from Peele.
When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of unexpected events. The family adventure film features an all-star vocal cast, including J.K. Simmons, Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, Lewis Black, and Kenan Thompson. Rock out to the movie on Digital HD May 9, then May 23 on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand. Special features include four behind-the-scenes featurettes as well as the "Glorious" music video.
Here's an exclusive clip from the bonus features, focusing on voice actors Luke Wilson (as Bodi) and Eddie Izzard (as Angus):"The Great Wall"
Matt Damon stars in this action film about an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world's most iconic structure. The movie releases May 9 on Digital HD, then Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand May 23. Bonus features include "Matt Damon in China," a behind-the-scenes look at Damon's experience filming the movie; "The Great Wall Visual Effects"; "Working With Director Zhang Yimou"; "Man vs. Monster"; "Weapons of War"; "Designing a Spectacular World"; deleted scenes; and more.
"Black Site Delta"
This action movie, which opened in theaters May 5, will be available on VOD and iTunes May 9. Cam Gigandet stars as the leader of a "Dirty Dozen" band of military prisoners who must fight off a terrorist attack on the remote black site prison where they're being held, which, unknown to them, is a cover for a secret drone control facility. Teri Reeves, Benjamin Charles Watson, Dion Mucciacito, Casey Hendershot, John Brodsky, Michael Dale, and Arash Mokhtar co-star.
"I Love Dick" (Amazon)
This Amazon Original Comedy Series, adapted from the cult classic book, is set in a colorful academic community in Marfa, Texas, following a struggling married couple and their obsession with a charismatic professor named Dick. Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Hahn, and Griffin Dunne lead the series, which premieres May 12 on Amazon.
TV Worth WatchingSeason Finales
May is a big month for shows to finish up their seasons, and the next few weeks will be packed with finale dates. This week, we have...
Monday, May 8 season finales
- "Superior Donuts"
- "Kevin Can Wait"
- "The Great Indoors"
Wednesday, May 10 season finales
- "Criminal Minds"
Thursday, May 11 season finales
- "The Big Bang Theory"
- "The Catch"
- "Life in Pieces"
- "Chicago Med"
Friday, May 12 season finales
- "Hawaii Five-0"
- "Shark Tank"
Sunday, May 14 season finales:
- "NCIS: LA"
- "Once Upon a Time"
- "Chicago Justice"
"Anne With an E" Season 1 (Netflix Original)It's time to get swept away to Avonlea, as L. M. Montgomery's beloved series finds a loving new adaptation on Netflix. The story begins Friday, May 12. Here's the synopsis from Netflix: "Set in Prince Edward Island in the late 1890s, the series centers on Anne Shirley (Amybeth McNulty), a young orphaned girl who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an aging sister and brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform the lives of Marilla (Geraldine James) and Matthew Cuthbert (R.H. Thomson) and eventually the entire small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination. Anne's adventures will reflect timeless and topical issues including themes of identity, feminism, bullying and prejudice."
"Mindhorn" (Netflix Original Film)
Check out this critically acclaimed British comedy when it arrives on Netflix May 12. Here's the synopsis: "Washed-up Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) peaked with hit 1980s detective show Mindhorn, playing the titular Isle of Man sleuth with a robotic eye that allowed him to literally 'see the truth.' Decades later, when a deranged Manx criminal demands Mindhorn as his nemesis, Thorncroft returns to the scene of his greatest triumphs for one last chance to reignite his glory days, professional credibility and even romance with former co-star/paramour Patricia Deville (Essie Davis)."
"Master of None" Season 2 (Netflix Original)Aziz Ansari's Dev is back for insightful soul-searching and shenanigans in the second season of this acclaimed dramedy series, available for streaming May 12. Here's Netflix's brief synopsis for Season 2: "After traveling abroad, Dev (Aziz Ansari) returns to New York to take on challenges in his personal and family life, a new career opportunity, and a complex, developing relationship with someone very meaningful to him."
"Sahara" (Netflix Original Film)
Here's the Netflix synopsis for this animated comedy-adventure: "When his new love is captured by an evil snake charmer, a young cobra and his scorpion best friend set out across the desert on a wild rescue mission."
"Get Me Roger Stone" (Netflix Original)Netflix debuts this timely political documentary on May 12; check out the synopsis: "The whole world was shocked by the rise Donald Trump, but there was one man who had been plotting it for years: Roger Stone. Diving deep into the mind of the master manipulator, Get Me Roger Stone provides a raw perspective on the transformation of American politics."
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