It’s a relatively thin week for new releases on DVD, with just a couple of particularly notable titles available. These include a multiple Oscar nominee and a Certified Fresh drama, though they’re accompanied by a number of smaller indie features and a couple of new season sets of popular TV series. Read on for details:
Also available this week:
- The second season of another Starz drama, Da Vinci’s Demons (100 percent), following the exploits of a young Leonardo da Vinci as he is swept up in the political intrigue of his day.
- Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast (73 percent), an animated feature from Disney starring the fairy in an adventure to save Pixie Hollow from a creature who may actually be a gentle giant.
- Life Partners (60 percent), starring Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs in a comedy about two friends whose friendship begins to suffer when one of them finally begins dating a guy seriously.
- Barry Levinson’s The Humbling (51 percent), starring Al Pacino and Greta Gerwig in a drama about a struggling actor who finds inspiration in his relationship to a young lesbian he can’t quite keep up with.
- The Better Angels (40 percent), starring Brit Marling and Diane Kruger in a drama about the formative years in the life of a young Abraham Lincoln.
- The Last of Robin Hood (29 percent), starring Kevin Kline and Dakota Fanning in a drama about the later years of Errol Flynn’s life, when he began an affair with the much younger Beverly Aadland.