New on DVD/Blu-ray: A Peckinpah Western; a Wyatt Earp Biopic; Sigourney Weaver as Primatologist Dian Fossey

Eight new and classic films now available on DVD and Blu-ray.

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia. 112 min. Sam Peckinpah, Kino Lorber. 1974. Blu-ray UPC 738329252540. $29.95. Rated: R. DRAMA
A Mexican crime boss (Emilio Fernández) offers a million-dollar bounty for the head of the hombre who got his daughter pregnant. A bar manager (Warren Oates) takes the job, to his regret, in Old Bloody Sam’s (The Wild Bunch) cult hit in HD.
Defending Your Life. 111 min. Albert Brooks, Criterion. 1991. DVD UPC 715515257114. $29.95; Blu-ray UPC 715515257015. $39.95. Rated: PG. COMEDY
Killed in an automobile accident, a man (Albert Brooks) awakens to find himself in Judgment
City—a holding place where the newly departed must prove their worth before moving on to a better life or be returned to Earth to try again.
Doc. 96 min. Frank Perry, Kino Lorber. 1971. DVD UPC 738329252571. $14.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329252588. $24.95. Rated: R. WESTERN
Demythologizing the legendary Wyatt Earp (Harris Yulin) shows the marshal more focused on politics than law and order when he teams up with Doc Holliday (Stacy Keach) to face down the Clanton Gang at the O.K. Corral. Restored in high-def.
Event Horizon. 96 min. Paul W. S. Anderson, Shout Factory. 1997. Blu-ray UPC 826663209884. $34.98. Rated: R. SCIENCE FICTION
A spacecraft lost on its maiden voyage seven years ago keeps sending weak signals that prompt a rescue mission headed by a daring captain (Laurence Fishburne) and the lost ship’s designer (Sam Neill). Restored in 4K with plenty of bonus material.
Gorillas in the Mist. 130 min. Michael Apted, Universal. 1988. Blu-ray UPC 683904635167. $14.99. Rated: PG-13. DRAMA
Nominated for five Academy Awards, this inspiring biopic about primatologist Dian Fossey (Sigourney Weaver) dramatizes her effort to preserve endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda despite threats to her life by determined poachers.
Pinocchio. 125 min. Matteo Garrone, Roadside Attractions. 2020. DVD UPC 857789008945. $15.99; Blu-ray UPC 857789008952. $19.99. Rated: PG-13. FANTASY
Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful) stars as Geppetto, a woodcarver whose puppet Pinocchio (Federico Ielapi) magically comes to life with hopes of becoming a real boy in this Italian-made, live-action remake of the classic Disney animated movie.
Runaway Train. 111 min. Andrei Konchalovsky, Kino Lorber. 1985. Blu-ray UPC 738329252557. $29.95. Rated: R. DRAMA
Two convicts (Jon Voight, Eric Roberts) break out of prison, hop aboard a freight train whose conductor dies of a heart attack, and hurtle toward certain death with just a railway worker (Rebecca De Mornay) to save them in this existential thriller.
The Undoing. 337 min. Susanne Bier, Warner. 2020. DVD UPC 883929728855. $24.98; Blu-ray UPC 883929729692. $29.98. Rated: TV-MA. DRAMA
Based on the 2014 novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz, HBO’s limited series finds a woman (Nicole Kidman) facing the end of her charmed life—set off by a violent death, a missing husband (Hugh Grant), and shocking reveals.
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