New DVD Releases March 31st, 2020

DVD movie releases this week include The Current War, 1917, Cunningham, and more. Read our latest DVD and Blu-ray releases blog for our picks.

The Current War

DVD Release Date: 03/31/2020
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/25/2019
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon, Tom Holland, Katherine Waterston, Tuppence Middleton
Plot: Celebrity inventor Thomas Edison is about to power Manhattan with his DC current. technology. But before he complete his project, upstart George Westinghouse, along with the charismatic Nikolai Tesla come up with a competing model powered by AC current. Thus begins one of the greatest feuds in modern corporate history - one that will forever alter the future of what powers the world.

1917

DVD Release Date: 03/24/2020
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2019
Language: English
Genre: War/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sam Mendes
Actors: Richard Madden, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Colin Firth, George MacKay
Plot: Two young, British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given and important, and seemingly impossible task - deliver a message deep in the heart of enemy territory in order to stop their own men, including Blake's brother, from walking into a deadly trap.

Cunningham

DVD Release Date: 03/24/2020
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/13/2019
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Alla Kovgan
Actors: Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg, Jennifer Goggans
Plot: Explores iconic choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham, whose mid-20th century collaboration with composer John Cage and visual artist Robert Rauschenberg ushered in an era of transformation. His work is presented by the last generation of Cunningham dancers, led by Merce Cunningham Dance Company assistant director of choreography Jennifer Goggans, as they showcase the work Cunningham established as he evolved from 1942 - 1972.

Clemency

DVD Release Date: 03/24/2020
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/27/2019
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Chinonye Chukwu
Actors: Alfre Woodard, Vernee Watson, LaMonica Garrett, Richard Schiff, Aldis Hodge, Wendell Pierce
Plot: Prison warden Bernadine Williams has carried out year of executions - something which has taken a toll on her psychologically and emotionally. With yet another execution scheduled, everything comes to the surface as she finds herself connecting with the man whose life she holds in her hands.

The Grudge

DVD Release Date: 03/24/2020
Overall Rating: 2.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 01/03/2020
Language: English
Genre: Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Nicolas Pesce
Actors: Betty Gilpin, Andrea Riseborough, Lin Shaye, John Cho, William Sadler, Jacki Weaver
Plot: A single mother and her son, along with a detective investigating a murder, become new targets for the vengeful spirits of a cursed house that kills all who enter.

The Song of Names

DVD Release Date: 03/24/2020
Overall Rating: 2.2 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2019
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: François Girard
Actors: Clive Owen, Jonah Hauer-King, Catherine McCormack, Tim Roth, Eddie Izzard, Saul Rubinek
Plot: Spread across two continents and half a century, this original detective story explores the horrors left behind in the aftermath of war, and the souls that are lost to history.

Southern District ( Zona sur )

DVD Release Date: 03/24/2020
Overall Rating: 2.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 01/31/2010
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Juan Carlos Valdivia
Actors: Ninón del Castillo, Pascual Loayza, Nicolás Fernández, Juan Pablo Koria, Mariana Vargas, Viviana Condori

Richard Jewell

DVD Release Date: 03/17/2020
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/13/2019
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Clint Eastwood
Actors: Paul Walter Hauser, Kathy Bates, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm, Nina Arianda
Plot: During the 1996 Olympics, Security Guard Richard Jewell prevents a bomb from going off that would have claimed thousands of lives. But in the aftermath of the incident, Jewell finds himself going from hero to suspect, as the media paints him as the prime terrorist behind the bomb and he scrambles to defend himself from being unjustly vilified.

Jumanji: The Next Level

DVD Release Date: 03/17/2020
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/13/2019
Language: English
Genre: Action/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Jake Kasdan
Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Jack Black, Awkwafina, Danny DeVito
Plot: Spencer returns to Jumanji for reasons unknown - but his cobbled-together version of the old-school game provides some new twists - especially when Spencer's grandpa, Eddie and his old friend Milo also find themselves part of the game. Now the gang, old and new, will have to work through some wild new levels in order to once again bring peace to Jumanji - and return to the real world.

Black Christmas

DVD Release Date: 03/17/2020
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/13/2019
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Sophia Takal
Actors: Cary Elwes, Imogen Poots, Brittany O'Grady, Aleyse Shannon, Lily Donoghue, Ben Black
Plot: During Christmas break, a group of college friends find themselves targeted by a deranged killer.

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