Visually mesmerizing and refreshingly cerebral, the sci-fi thriller Identicals presents a future where cloning is simply the order of business. The film’s tagline is “a new face, a new life, a new you,” and though the story treads on familiar ground, writer/director Simon Pummell manages to put an indelible stamp on the material.
Recently released on Blu-ray and DVD, Ricki and The Flash stars Mery. Streep as Ricki, a rock singer who attempts to reconnect with her daughter Julie (Mami Gummer) who is heartbroken over the breakup of her marriage.
The Diary of a Teenage Girl, a drama which featured a star making turn from actress Bel Powley, hits Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on January 19.
Director Frank Capra’s classic screwball comedy You Can’t Take It With You, which stars James Stewart debuts on Blu-ray December 8 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Digitally restored and mastered in 4K, the Blu-ray also comes with a 24-page collectible Digibook which features rare photos and a new essay from film historian Jeremy Arnold.
Into The Grizzly Maze, an action-thriller that boasts an all-star cast (Thomas Jane, Billy Bob Thornton, Covert Affairs’ Piper Perabo, James Marsden) heads to DVD on August 4 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The Salt of the Earth, a documentary which centers on the compelling and inspiring life of photographer Sebastião Salgado, hits Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD July 14 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Wim Wenders and Sebastião’s son Juliano Ribeiro Salgado are the doc’s directors.
Though it was shot in Teriberka, a small coastal town in Russia, Leviathan’s tale is a universal one, as a person’s struggles against a corrupt bureaucracy is a heartbreaking tale that transcends time and weather. Winner for Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival, the drama is now out on Blu-ray and DVD.
House of Cards: The Complete Third Season hits Blu-ray and DVD July 7 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright topline the Emmy award winning series.