At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.
New on DVD and Blu-ray
"Super Troopers 2"
You have the right to remain laughing as this super sequel arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday, July 17. "When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the fun-loving Vermont Highway Patrolmen – Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva – are called in to resolve the situation." Bonus material includes extended and deleted scenes, plus making-of and Kevin Heffernan featurettes.
Check out this exclusive clip from the bonus features, as The Broken Lizard guys answer Reddit questions on their mustache growth rates and how Farva (Kevin Heffernan) was exposed in the original "Super Troopers":
Judd Nelson and Lindsey Shaw star in this visually daring drama, with a soundtrack in the same vein, which premieres on VOD, DVD and Blu-ray July 17. Delve into the mind of 20-year-old Lissa (Lindsey Shaw), a girl from rural Pennsylvania who grapples with sex, drugs, love and loss. "When a possible pregnancy forces her to take a hard look at her life, she realizes her excessive lifestyle must come to an end. Forced to deal with her pain without the benefit of numbing out, she returns to the source of her suffering to confront it, and in the process discovers the truth about a tragedy in her life."
Check out this exclusive clip from the movie:
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson takes the video game to the big screen with this monster action film arriving on Blu-ray, DVD, 4K Ultra HD, and On Demand July 17. The DVD comes with the featurette "Not a Game Anymore," on turning the arcade favorite into a movie. The Blu-ray also includes four other making-of featurettes, plus a gag reel and deleted scenes.
"Isle of Dogs"
Wes Anderson ("Fantastic Mr. Fox," "The Royal Tenenbaums") brings his creative genius to this stop-motion animated movie arriving on Blu-ray and DVD July 17. The epic voice cast includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Bob Balaban, Jeff Goldblum, Scarlett Johansson, and Frances McDormand. The story follows Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. "When all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to vast Trash Island, Atari sets off in search of his bodyguard dog, Spots." Blu-ray extras include several behind-the-scenes featurettes -- like cast interviews and more intel on the animators.
New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital
Move over, Goldie and Kurt. This remake of the 1987 comedy reverses the roles and has Eugenio Derbez play the spoiled rich one, with Anna Faris as a working-class single mom-of-three hired to clean his yacht. When he falls overboard and gets amnesia ... she uses it to her advantage. The comedy co-stars Eva Longoria and arrives on Digital July 17, then Blu-ray/DVD/On Demand July 31. Extras include three behind-the-scenes featurettes and audio commentary from the writer-director, writer-producer, and producer.
Charlize Theron stars as Marlo, a mother of three kids (including a newborn) who is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass). Marlo comes to bond with the young nanny, named Tully (Mackenzie Davis). The comedy from director Jason Reitman ("Up in the Air") and writer Diablo Cody ("Juno") also stars Ron Livingston, and arrives on Digital/Movies Anywhere on July 17. You can see it on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand July 31. All formats include the bonus feature "The Relationships of Tully," with the filmmakers and cast unraveling how the characters grow through one another throughout the events of the film.
"Zoe" (Amazon Prime Video)
Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux star in this futuristic love story arriving exclusively on Amazon Prime Video this Friday, July 20. The story follows "two colleagues at a revolutionary research lab who design technology to improve and perfect romantic relationships. As their work progresses, their discoveries become more profound than they could ever have imagined." The top-notch supporting cast includes Christina Aguilera, Theo James, Rashida Jones, and Miranda Otto.
In this sci-fi film in theaters and available on VOD and Digital HD July 20, a town is suddenly plunged into darkness. "In the sky, a fleet of spaceships appears. The aliens have been watching Earth for centuries; now they have arrived to seize control of our planet. As alien storm troopers cut a deadly swath through the countryside, a ragtag group of townspeople realize they must band together for a chance to strike back at the invaders in this explosive sci-fi film that grips from start to thrilling finish."
Nat Wolff, Stacy Martin, Tony Shalhoub, and Johnny Knoxville star in this dark romance-thriller available on Digital and On Demand on July 17. "A socially awkward young man kidnaps an aspiring actress so she can get to know him, but he gets much more than he bargained for with Rosy."
Check out this exclusive clip featuring Stacy Martin as Rosy, Nat Wolff as kidnapper Doug, and Tony Shalhoub as the increasingly confused visiting Dr. Godin:
TV Worth Watching
"Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind" (Monday on HBO at 8 p.m.)
It feels like just yesterday that we lost Robin Williams, one of the greatest actors, comedians, and overall entertainers of our time. This intimate and insightful tribute is told largely through Williams' own words, but also features in-depth interviews with Billy Crystal, Eric Idle, Whoopi Goldberg, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Pam Dawber, and his son, Zak Williams. The documentary premieres Monday, July 16 on HBO, but will also be available on HBO On Demand, HBO NOW, HBO GO, and partners’ streaming platforms.
"Outcast" Season 2 (Friday on Cinemax at 10 p.m.)
Patrick Fugit returns as Kyle Barnes for Season 2 of Cinemax's suspense-horror series. The 10 episodes of Season 2 start July 20 with "Bad Penny": "After being confronted by the same dark forces plaguing Rome, Kyle returns to town with his daughter, Amber (Madeleine McGraw), to find a deeply shaken Megan (Wrenn Schmidt), who is stricken by flashbacks of her possession and its dire consequences. Reverend Anderson (Philip Glenister) offers to help Patricia (Melinda McGraw) find Aaron, her missing son, and gravitates to a fringe religious service in an abandoned barn. Giles (Reg E. Cathey) tries to convince Mayor Owen Boyd (Toby Huss) to institute a curfew after a newly possessed man evades his grasp. On the advice of Giles, Kyle and Anderson attempt to track down Sidney (Brent Spiner) through his known associates."
"Snowfall" Season 2 (Thursday on FX at 10 p.m.)
It's time to return to 1980s Los Angeles for more insight into the first crack epidemic. Season 2 of FX's crime drama begins July 19 with "Sightlines": "Franklin (Damson Idris) struggles to keep up with the demands of his growing organization. As political tides shift, the CIA cuts Teddy's (Carter Hudson) support, as he travels to recruit a new pilot. Feeling pressure to expand her business, Lucia (Emily Rios) crosses a line to impress a dangerous new partner."
"Wynonna Earp" Season 3 (Friday on Syfy at 9 p.m.)
The return episode for this supernatural Western sounds pretty hot: "When a mysterious bus full of sexy strangers rolls into town, Wynonna (Melanie Scrofano) must figure out why they're in Purgatory before the entire town falls under their spell." That Season 3 premiere is called "Blood Red and Going Down," which is an awesome title for a badass show following the great-great-granddaughter of Wyatt Earp.
New on Netflix
"Duck Duck Goose" (Netflix Film)
Lots of cute stuff for the little ones arriving this Friday, July 20, "As his flock's annual migration nears, a carefree goose is grounded with an injury and takes a pair of lost ducklings under his wing." The animated comedy features the voices of Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya , Lance Lim, Greg Proops, Carl Reiner, Stephen Fry, Jennifer Grey, and Natasha Leggero.
Also on the kid front, these two series will return on July 20:
- "Luna Petunia: Return to Amazia" Season 2 (Netflix Original)
- "Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh" Season 4 (Netflix Original)
"Father of the Year" (Netflix Film)
This one isn't for kids, but it's defnitely about childish people. David Spade, Nat Faxon, Joey Bragg, Matt Shively, and Bridgit Mendler star in this comedy ready for streaming July 20. "When a drunken debate between two recent college graduates about whose father would win in a fight is taken seriously by their idiot dads, jobs are lost, relationships ruined, futures destroyed, and best friends come of age as they come to grips with who their fathers really are." Check out the trailer.
"Last Chance U: EMCC & Life After" (Netflix Original)
"Last Chance U: INDY:" Part 1 (Netflix Original)
Netflix's college football docuseries has two offerings this Friday, one revisiting East Mississippi Community College, and the start of Season 3 following Independence Community College in Kansas. "The series will continue to follow the lives of elite athletes who deal with personal dramas, past mistakes and future goals as they hopefully realize their dreams of competing at the next level. The Independence Pirates are coming off their first winning season in 10 years under first year Head Coach Jason Brown."
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