On DVD This Week: The Forest, Heroes Reborn, and More

by | April 11, 2016 | Comments

We’re just going to come right out and say it: it’s a pretty terrible week for DVD releases. That said, here are a handful of titles that may or may not interest you. Read on for details.

The Forest (2016) 10%

Natalie Dormer stars in this horror film about a woman who travels to Japan’s infamous Aokigahara Forest in search of her twin sister, only to encounter malevolent spirits who stand in her way. Extras include a commentary track, a making-of featurette, and a collection of photo galleries set to music.

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Heroes Reborn: Season 1 (2015) 42%

Tim Kring’s popular NBC series about everyday people with superhuman abilities returned to television for a 13-episode miniseries, which brought back Noah Bennett (Jack Coleman) and introduced new characters. The box set includes deleted scenes and a pair of featurettes.

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Standoff (2016) 56%

Laurence Fishburne and Thomas Jane star in this action thriller about a veteran attempting to protect a 12-year-old from a ruthless assassin. No information on special features is listed.

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Only Angels Have Wings (1939) 100%

And lastly, we have one release from the Criterion Colleciton: Howard Hawks’ drama about a daring freight pilot (Cary Grant) who must contend with unruly colleagues and a traveling entertainer (Jean Arthur) who takes a shine to him. Bonus features include excerpts from an interview between Hawks and Peter Bogdanovich, a profile of Hawks’ aviation films with two film scholars, a radio adaptation of the film from 1939 (hosted by Cecil B. DeMille and starring most of the cast), plus more.

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