What’s New on Digital, DVD/Blu-ray, TV, & Netflix This Week: June 17-23
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 VIDEO ON DIGITAL, DEMAND, AND STREAMING
'The Beach Bum' (June 18)
Alright, alright, alright ... Matthew McConaughey is definitely feeling good as a stoner poet character named Moondog. He's living the dream — shambling around Miami, high as a kite, playing bongoes, indulging in women and booze, hanging out with Snoop Dogg and Jimmy freakin' Buffett, and spouting off philosophy.
The movie arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on June 18.
'Das Boot' (June 17)
Hulu presents Sky's German drama, which follows up on the 1981 World War II film of the same title. The series is set in 1942 and focuses claustrophobic life aboard U-612, which is preparing for its maiden voyage, and the growing resistance in the port city of La Rochelle.
NEW ON DVD AND BLU-RAY
'Us' (June 18)
Jordan Peele's follow-up to the Oscar-nominated "Get Out" is as terrifying and thrilling as his first film — and as searing in its social commentary. Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke star as a married couple who take their kids to her family beach home. Haunted by a traumatic childhood experience, she begins to worry something bad its going to happen — and her worst fears come true.
The movie arrives on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on June 18 (and is already available on Digital HD). Bonus content includes deleted scenes, an alternate ending, and making-of featurettes.
'Wonder Park' (June 18)
This heartwarming animated tale centers on a girl named June, who used to be a fearless thrill-seeker but who has seemingly grown out of her creative playtime pursuits. Then, she stumbles on an abandoned amusement park and uses her imagination (and the help of talking animals) to return the park to its former glory.
The movie arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on June 18 (and is already available on Digital HD). Bonus content includes a deleted scene, making-of featurettes, and boardwalk caricatures.
'Hotel Mumbai' (June 18)
Dev Patel stars in this harrowing retelling of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack. When the hotel is overrun by terrorists, unsuspecting victims are thrust into a whirlwind of pandemonium and tragedy. The hotel staff proves wildly courageous, going to great lengths to protect the families in the hotels.
The movie arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on June 18 (and is already available on Digital HD). Bonus content includes making-of featurettes.
NEW ON NETFLIX
'Dark' Season 2 (June 21)
The German sci-fi series returns on a significant date: June 21 is when Michael Kahnwald committed suicide and left a message for his son Jonas, which kickstarted the entire series. At the end of Season 1, Jonas traveled to a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Now, it seems fans may get some answers about how the apocalypse of 2052 came about — and if anybody can stop it.
For more, see what else is new on Netflix in June 2019.
TV WORTH WATCHING
'Grand Hotel' Series Premiere, ABC (June 17, 10 p.m.)
Think "Downton Abbey," but set at the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach. Upstairs, the wealthy Mendoza family, who own the hotel, enjoy the spoils of success. Meanwhile, the hotel's loyal staff experience trials and tribulations downstair.s
'Yellowstone' Season 2 Premiere, Paramount (June 19, 10 p.m.)
The surprise hit starring Kevin Costner returns, with the Dutton family fighting for its very survival as John, Kayce and the rest of the clan face ruthless enemies from all sides.