New on DVD/Blu-ray: From Page to Screen 'Where the Lilies Bloom'; 'Raging Bull'; and More

Ten new and classic films and TV shows now available on DVD and Blu-ray.

The Black Dahlia. 122 min. Brian De Palma, Universal. 2006. Blu-ray UPC 683904635679. $15.99. Rated: R. DRAMA

Decidedly mixed reviews greeted this stylish adaptation of James Ellroy’s pulpy noir thriller about the savage murder of a would-be Hollywood starlet in 1947, starring Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, and Aaron Eckhart. Reissued in high-def.

Devil in a Blue Dress. 102 min. Carl Franklin, Criterion Collection. 1995. Blu-ray UPC 715515274715. $39.95. Rated: R. DRAMA

Denzel Washington stars as World War II veteran Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins, who’s hired to find the mistress (Jennifer Beals) of a wealthy mayoral candidate in late-1940s Los Angeles, in this racial justice– tinged film noir adapted from Walter Mosley’s novel.

Galaxy Quest. 102 min. Dean Parisot, Paramount. 1999. Blu-ray UPC 191329226773. $19.99. Rated: PG. COMEDY

Actors (Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, et al.) from a cancelled TV series are recruited by real aliens to save Earth from invaders in this affectionate, tongue-in-cheek spoof of Star Trek and its dedicated fan base. New to high-def.

The Lost City. 112 min. Aaron & Adam Nee, Paramount. 2022. DVD UPC 191329219201. $17.99; Blu-ray UPC 191329219218. $22.99. Rated: PG-13. COMEDY

A best-selling novelist (Sandra Bullock) experiences real life imitating fiction when her latest book’s cover model (Channing Tatum) tries to rescue her from a kidnapper (Daniel Radcliffe) amidst an adventurous search for a fabled city and its treasure.

Marty. b/w. 90 min. Delbert Mann, Kino Lorber. 1955. Blu-ray UPC 738329259440. $29.95. DRAMA

A socially awkward Bronx butcher (Ernest Borgnine) living with his mother finds that his bad luck at romance is about to change when he meets a teacher (Betsy Blair) at a dance hall. But first he must overcome disapproval from judgmental relatives.

Minamata. 115 min. Andrew Levitas, Samuel Goldwyn Films. 2021. DVD UPC 850028052297. $19.99. Rated: R. DRAMA

Based on a true story. War photographer W. Eugene Smith (Johnny Depp) battles a powerful company responsible for poisoning a Japanese community in 1971. With a Nikon camera as his weapon, he pursues justice for people victimized by greed.

Okja. 118 min. Bong Joon Ho, Criterion Collection. 2017. DVD UPC 715515273510. $29.95; Blu-ray UPC 715515273411. $39.95. DRAMA

Engineered as part of a clandestine experiment, a friendly “super pig” grows up in a remote wilderness area with a young girl (An Seo Hyun) before its abduction by nefarious forces in this previously Netflix-exclusive film finally debuting on disc. In Korean and English.

Raging Bull. b/w. 129 min. Martin Scorsese, Criterion Collection. 1980. Blu-ray UPC 715515274319. $39.95. DRAMA

Robert De Niro won an Oscar for his portrayal of boxer Jake LaMotta, a self-destructive fighter beset by jealousy and paranoia that alienate him from his wife (Cathy Moriarty) and brother/manager (Joe Pesci) in this classic restored in 4K.

Summertime. 99 min. David Lean, Criterion Collection. 1955. Blu-ray UPC 715515274418. $39.95. DRAMA

A lonely unmarried secretary (Katharine Hepburn) on a tour of Venice meets a handsome shopkeeper (Rossano Brazzi), who romances her despite the fact that he’s still legally married. The Technicolor classic receives an overdue restoration.

Where the Lilies Bloom. 97 min. William A. Graham, Kino Lorber. 1974. DVD UPC 738329258894. $14.95; Blu-ray UPC 738329258900. $24.95. Rated: G. DRAMA

Four Appalachian siblings conceal the death of their widowed father to keep from being put in an orphanage. Based on the classic 1969 YA novel by Bill and Vera Cleaver, this vintage family film gets an overdue digital upgrade.

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