New DVD Releases January 22nd, 2019

DVD movie releases this week include First Man, The Hate U Give, Apparition, The ( apparition, L' ), and more. Read our latest DVD and Blu-ray releases blog for our picks.

First Man

DVD Release Date: 01/22/2019
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/12/2018
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Damien Chazelle
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jon Bernthal, Pablo Schreiber, Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke
Plot: The story of Neil Armstrong, who is famous for becoming the first man to walk on the moon and the sacrifice it took to get him there.

The Hate U Give

DVD Release Date: 01/22/2019
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/19/2018
Language: English
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: George Tillman Jr.
Actors: Russell Hornsby, Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Anthony Mackie, Common, Issa Rae
Plot: A young woman witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood friend at the hands of a police officer. She suddenly finds herself at the center of a community-wide controversy, with pressure mounting from all sides and realizes her own voice is the only truth that matters.

Apparition, The ( apparition, L' )

DVD Release Date: 01/22/2019
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/07/2018
Language: French
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Xavier Giannoli
Actors: Vincent Lindon, Bruno Georis, Elina Löwensohn, Anatole Taubman, Galatéa Bellugi, Gérard Dessalles
Plot: Jacques "Vincent Lindon", a French journalist with a reputation for his impartial investigatory skills is sent to a small village to ascertain the legitimacy, or lack thereof, of a supposed saintly apparition. Young noviate, Anna, claims to have seen the spirit of the Virgin Mary herself, and has gained a following among the faithful villagers. As Jacques is assailed by clergy and skeptics alike, he works to uncover the truth, it will have a profound impact on his life.

Johnny English Strikes Again

DVD Release Date: 01/22/2019
Overall Rating: 2.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/26/2018
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Action
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: David Kerr
Actors: Rowan Atkinson, Olga Kurylenko, Emma Thompson, Jake Lacy, Ben Miller, Miranda Hennessy
Plot: When a cyber-terrorist releases a list of all the active undercover agents in Britain, the spy agency must tap a totally analog retired agent to combat the master hacker. Thus Johnny English finds himself out of retirement, and thrust in the midst of the digital age, fighting to save the day once again.

Tea with the Dames

DVD Release Date: 01/15/2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 09/21/2018
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Roger Michell
Actors: Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith, Michael Williams
Plot: Four powerhouse actresses, and certified Dames as honored by the Queen: join Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright and Eileen Atkins as they sit down for tea and discuss their lives and careers.

Halloween

DVD Release Date: 01/15/2019
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/19/2018
Language: English
Genre: Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Gordon Green
Actors: Judy Greer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Virginia Gardner, Toby Huss, Will Patton, Nick Castle
Plot: Forty years have passed since Michael Myers attempted to murder Laurie Strode. Laurie has spent that time preparing for his return, and will do anything to stop him once and for all. The opportunity arises when Myers escapes from a crashed asylum bus - and both have unfinished business.

The Old Man & the Gun

DVD Release Date: 01/15/2019
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/19/2018
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Crime
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: David Lowery
Actors: Elisabeth Moss, Robert Redford, John David Washington, Danny Glover, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek
Plot: The true story of Forrest Tucker, who escaped from San Quentin at the tender age of 70 and was involved in a string of heists that left authorities stunned and the public enchanted. It also follows the agent who respects his commitment, but is dead set on capturing him and a woman who chooses to love him despite his record.

The Bookshop

DVD Release Date: 01/15/2019
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 08/24/2018
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Isabel Coixet
Actors: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson, Hunter Tremayne, Honor Kneafsey, James Lance
Plot: In 1959, Florence Green, local widow and free spirit, opens the first bookshop in the town of Hardborough, England. Fighting apathetic townspeople, she slowly, but surely, brings about a mini-revolution in a town where nothing has changed for nearly a century. She opens minds with the literature of the day, including the scandalous Lolita and daring Fahrenheit 451, but even as people join with her, she finds just as much opposition, laying the groundwork for a political showdown.

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

DVD Release Date: 01/15/2019
Overall Rating: 2.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/12/2018
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Ari Sandel
Actors: Madison Iseman, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Chris Parnell, Ken Jeong, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Shari Headley
Plot: A group of friends are in for one unforgettable Halloween when they come across a locked R.L. Stein manuscript called "Haunted Halloween" and when they open it, unleash some of the author's most dangerous creations upon their unsuspecting town.

Madeline's Madeline

DVD Release Date: 01/15/2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 08/10/2018
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Josephine Decker
Actors: Helena Howard, Miranda July, Molly Parker, Sunita Mani, Okwui Okpokwasili, Lisa Tharps
Plot: A theater director known for her experimental, immersive technique gets more than she bargained for when a young actress cast in the lead takes the lead very seriously and it becomes more and more difficult to separate reality from the play.

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