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On DVD This Week: Suicide Squad, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, and More

by | December 12, 2016 | Comments

This week on home video, we’ve got an explosive entry in the DCEU, a dark children’s tale, a trio of Certified Fresh films worth a look, the Bridget Jones sequel, and more. Read on for the full list.


Southside With You (2016) 92%

Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter star as the young Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson in a romantic drama that follows the couple around Chicago on their first date. Special featurs include a commentary track and a collection of original artwork and animations.

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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) 88%

Meryl Streep (who just won a Critics’ Choice award) and Hugh Grant star in this lighthearted true story about the woman who famously became an opera singer despite her less than angelic voice. Bonus features include deleted scenes, a Q&A with Streep, featurettes on the period design, music, and adaptation process, and more.

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Equity (2016) 82%

Anna Gunn stars in this Wall Street drama about an ambitious investment banker whose career is threatened by a company’s IPO.  The release comes with a making-of featurette, a look at the film’s gender themes, and a Q&A from the LA Film Festival.

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Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) 78%

Renée Zellweger reprises her role as the titular singleton, who must figure out who the father of her child is after a pair of trysts results in a pregnancy. Extras include a gag reel, deleted and alternate scenes, an alternate ending, and a multi-part making-of documentary.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2 (2016) 70%

This prequel to The Walking Dead begins in Los Angeles at the dawn of the zombie outbreak as the government employs survival tactics that fuel the apocalyptic fire. The season 2 set comes with commentary tracks, deleted scenes, a PaleyFest Q&A, a making-of doc, and more.

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) 64%

Eva Green and Asa Butterfield star in Tim Burton’s adaptation of the eponymous 2011 novel, about a boy who discovers a secret house where a mysterious headmistress presides over children with exotic supernatural powers. Special features include interviews with the cast, crew, and author Ransom Riggs; a look at the creature design; a music video; and more.

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Morgan (2016) 37%

Kata Mara and Ana Taylor-Joy star in Luke Scott’s sci-fi thriller about a lab-grown organism whose potentially lethal powers prompt a visit from a consultant sent to assess whether or not “she” should be terminated. Bonus features include deleted scenes, a short film by Scott, a look at the science involved, and more.

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Suicide Squad (2016) 27%

Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in David Ayer’s entry in the DCEU, about a group of misfit outlaws who are forced to do the US government’s bidding when a supernatural threat manifests itself in their city. Extras include a look at the history of the characters, the actors’ training regimens, the relationship between Harley Quinn and Joker, and more. Also available in special 2-disc sets with either a Harley Quinn or Deadshot figurine.

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Ben-Hur (2016) 25%

Jack Huston stars in Timur Bekmambetov’s reimagining of the classic Lew Wallace novel about a prince who is falsely accused of treason and forced into slavery, then returns home to confront the man who betrayed him. The Blu-ray comes with a look at the source material and its legacy, the casting process, the adaptation process, and more.

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The Asphalt Jungle (1950) 97%

– Criterion Collection

As usual, we end with a couple of releases from Criterion, including this classic John Huston noir starring Sterling Hayden (and a young Marilyn Monroe), which centers on an aging criminal just released from prison who plans jewel heist. The new Blu-ray includes a 1983 documentary about Hayden, archival footage of Huston talking about the film, interview excerpts with Huston, and more.

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Fellini's Roma (1972) 71%

– Criterion Collection

And finally, we have Federico Fellini’s loose collection of vignettes that portray Rome from the director’s perspective, particularly as a young man. Special features include deleted scenes, a new interview with filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino about Fellini, and more.

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