New Blu-ray Releases February 5th, 2019

Blu-ray movie releases this week include Widows (2018), The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms ( Sayonara no asa ni yakusoku no hana o kazar˘ ), and more. Read our latest DVD and Blu-ray releases blog for our picks.

Widows

Blu-ray Release Date: 02/05/2019
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/16/2018
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Steve McQueen
Actors: Elizabeth Debicki, Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Rodriguez, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell
Plot: In present day Chicago four women have nothing in common, save for one thing: a debt left behind following their respective husbands' criminal activities. Despite the danger it presents, they will come together, form a plan and forge their own future.

The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story

Blu-ray Release Date: 02/05/2019
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/09/2018
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Fede Alvarez
Actors: Claire Foy, Lakeith Stanfield, Sverrir Gudnason, Stephen Merchant, Sylvia Hoeks, Cameron Britton
Plot: With Millenium Magazine facing an uncertain future, journalist Mikael Blomkvist is handed a story involving Frans Balder, a computer scientist who chooses to help his Autistic son, August, despite being warned by several agencies about danger involving a hacking collective known as The Spider Society. Lisbeth Salander, a brilliant hacker with a troubled past also has connections to the society, something Blomkvist takes advantage of. Both will find themselves entangled in a web of deceit and danger involving hackers, corrupt government officials and spies.

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms ( Sayonara no asa ni yakusoku no hana o kazar˘ )

Blu-ray Release Date: 02/05/2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 07/20/2018
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Mari Okada
Actors: Manaka Iwami, Miyu Irino, Y˘ko Hikasa, Hiroaki Hirata, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Yűki Kaji

In the Heat of the Night

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/29/2019
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 08/02/1967
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Norman Jewison
Actors: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson
Plot: A black man is sent to investigate a murder in a racist southern state, where is met with racism, bigotry, and scrutiny.

Willow

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/29/2019
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/20/1988
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Ron Howard
Actors: Warwick Davis, Joanne Whalley, Val Kilmer, Jean Marsh, Patricia Hayes, Billy Barty
Plot: A dwarf goes on an adventure full of magic to save a baby princess from an evil witch.

Suspiria

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/29/2019
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/02/2018
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Actors: ChloŰ Grace Moretz, Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Jessica Harper, Sylvie Testud
Plot: At a world-renowned dance academy, an ambitious, young dancer discovers a dark, nightmarish secret, one that will draw in many around her, not all who will escape.

Boy Erased

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/29/2019
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/02/2018
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Joel Edgerton
Actors: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton, Russell Crowe, Xavier Dolan, Troye Sivan
Plot: Jared, the teenage son of a baptist preacher, is forced to go to a church-supported gay conversion program. Based on the 2016 memoir by Garrard Conley.

Hunter Killer

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/29/2019
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/26/2018
Language: English
Genre: Action/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Donovan Marsh
Actors: Gary Oldman, Gerard Butler, Common, Michael Nyqvist, Michael Trucco, Caroline Goodall
Plot: A newly-minted American submarine captain enters into a vital mission with an elite team of Navy Seals in order to rescue the Russian president who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.

Screamers

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/29/2019
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 01/26/1996
Language: English
Genre: Action/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Christian Duguay
Actors: Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin, Andrew Lauer, Charles Edwin Powell, Ron White
Plot: On a distant mining colony plagued by war, a new, perfect machine has been developed. Screamers were designed for one purpose: to eliminate the enemy, but years of evolution without human interruption has corrupted them into eliminating all life period.

The Wife

Blu-ray Release Date: 01/29/2019
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 08/17/2018
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Bj÷rn Runge
Actors: Max Irons, Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater, Harry Lloyd, Alix Wilton Regan
Plot: For 40 years, Joan Castleman has been the perfect model wife behind her charismatic husband, Joe, a literary giant about to receive the Nobel Prize. But Joan has had enough - putting up with infidelity and excuses, sacrificing her own talent and career for her husband - and her coup de grace is a long time coming.

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