10 Forthcoming DVDs Not To Miss | Coming Attractions

Forthcoming DVDs and Blu-rays include a weekend getaway gone wrong, a young girl and two dads held hostage by strangers in the woods, and a horror-film actor crossing paths with a sharpshooter.

Baby Ruby. 93 min. Bess Wohl, Magnolia. 2022. DVD UPC 876964017886. $26.99; Blu-ray UPC 876964017916. $29.99. THRILLER

Blogger and influencer Jo (Noémie Merlant) finds it hard to adapt to being a new mother, her postpartum depression complicated by growing paranoia in playwright-cum-director Wohl’s movie debut, extrapolated from her own experience.

80 for Brady. 98 min. Kyle Marvin, Paramount. 2023. DVD UPC 191329243145. $25.99; Blu-ray UPC 191329243169. $31.99. Rated: PG-13. COMEDY

Four longtime friends (Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Rita Moreno, and Sally Field) take a road trip to watch their quarterback hero Tom Brady play in the 2017 Super Bowl. Except they don’t have tickets! Despite some fumbles, they score for perseverance.

Knock at the Cabin. 100 min. M. Night Shyamalan, Universal. 2023. DVD UPC 191329239131. $29.99; Blu-ray/DVD UPC 191329239148. $35.99. Rated: R. HORROR

Held hostage by a group of strangers in the woods, a young girl and her two dads are forced to make a tough choice to prevent a threatened apocalypse. The director of The Sixth Sense offers a variation on his familiar tropes for a dedicated fan base.

Litvinenko. 184 min. Jim Field Smith, RLJE. DVD UPC 014381000405. $18.99. Rated: TV-MA. DRAMA

Poisoned by the radioactive isotope polonium-210, former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko (David Tennant) dies in a London hospital, leading his widow Marina (Margarita Levieva) on a decade-long quest for justice in this four-part miniseries.

Noon Wine. 51 min. Sam Peckinpah, MVD. 1966. DVD UPC 089353406622. $14.95. DRAMA

A late-1890s Texas dairy farmer (Jason Robards) living with his wife (Olivia de Havilland) kills a bounty hunter who’s come for his day laborer in this made-for-TV adaptation, unseen since its original airing, of the 1937 novel by Katherine Anne Porter.

Petite Maman. 73 min. In French w/English subtitles. Céline Sciamma, Criterion Collection. 2021. DVD UPC 715515284011. $29.99; Blu-ray UPC 715515283915. $39.99. Rated: PG. FANTASY

When her maternal grandmother dies, eight-year-old Nelly (Joséphine Sanz) goes with her mom (Nina Meurisse) to clean out her childhood home. On a walk in the woods, Nelly meets a young incarnation of her mother in this grief-themed story.

Please Baby Please. 95 min. Amanda Kramer, Music Box Films. 2022. DVD UPC 751778951802. $29.99. MUSICAL

A traditional 1950s-era couple (Andrea Riseborough and Harry Melling) living on Manhattan’s Lower East Side get their kink on after meeting a gang of leather-clad greasers in this out-there, gender-bending riff on the malleability of conformity.

The Sorrow and the Pity. b/w. 259 min. In French w/English subtitles. Marcel Ophuls, Milestone. 1969. Blu-ray UPC 738329262532. $39.95. DOCUMENTARY

France under Nazi occupation in the view of farmers, writers, veterans, and others debunks the myth of monolithic resistance under Vichy rule in “one of the greatest documentaries ever made,” according to film critic Roger Ebert. Digitally restored.

Targets. 90 min. Peter Bogdanovich, Criterion Collection. 1968. DVD UPC 715515283618. $29.99; Blu-ray UPC 715515283519. $39.99. Rated: R. DRAMA

An ailing, 80-year-old Boris Karloff stars as a horror-film actor who crosses paths with a psychotic sharpshooter (Tim O’Kelly) mowing down Los Angeles residents in Bogdanovich’s low-budget feature-film debut. The cult classic gets an upgrade.

Thelma & Louise. 126 min. Ridley Scott, Criterion Collection. 1991. Blu-ray UPC 715515283816. $39.99. Rated: R. DRAMA

Two working-class gals (Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon) ditch their respective guys for a weekend getaway gone wrong when a would-be rapist is shot dead. The landmark road picture gets the a deluxe treatment befitting its classic status.


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