New to DVD/Blu-ray… 31st July, 2017

Your weekly look at what’s new on Blu-ray & DVD. Unintended consequences and intelligent extraterrestrials combine in Life.  He wears a suit, speaks with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin, meet The Boss Baby. Chosen by destiny, five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary in Saban’s Power Rangers. Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover’s funeral, a  former Hollywood siren and her housewife friend begin an unforgettable journey, and have The Time Of Their Lives.


Boss Baby, The (U)

Animation | Comedy | Family

Dir. Tom McGrath, US, 2017, 97 mins

Cast: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel

DreamWorks Animation and the director of Madagascar invite you to meet a most unusual baby.

He wears a suit, speaks with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, DreamWorks’ The Boss Baby.

The Boss Baby is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby’s arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.

With a sly, heart-filled message about the importance of family, The Boss Baby is an authentic and broadly appealing original comedy for all ages.

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Future Shock! The Story Of 2000 AD (15)

Documentary

Dir. Paul Goodwin, US, 2014, 110 mins

Cast (As Themselves): Dan Abnett, Geoff Barrow, Emma Beeby

FUTURE SHOCK! tells the story of 2000 AD®: the UK science-fiction comic that changed the face of the comics industry. First published in 1977, it was violent, anti-authoritarian, blackly funny and above all, idiosyncratically British. FUTURE SHOCK! offers a comprehensive overview of the magazine’s history: a warts and all look at the various highs and lows, a peek inside the creative process of some of its most famous creators, and a funny, moving and passionate chronicle of how a band of talented eccentrics came together to create a visionary and extraordinary comic that is still a game-changer 39 years on.

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Life (15)

Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Dir. Daniel Espinosa, US, 2017, 103 mins

Cast: Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal

Life tells the story of the six-member crew of the International Space Station that is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars.

As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.

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Power Rangers (12)

Action |Adventure | Sci-Fi

Dir. Dean Israelite, Canada/US, 2017

Cast: Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston, Becky G.

SABAN’S POWER RANGERS follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat.

Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it’s too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

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Time Of Their Lives, The (12)

Comedy

Dir. Roger Goldby, UK, 2017, 104 mins

Cast: Joan Collins, Pauline Collins, Franco Nero

Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover’s funeral on glamorous French hideaway Ile-de-Re, former Hollywood siren Helen (Joan Collins) escapes her London retirement home with the help of Priscilla (Pauline Collins), a repressed English housewife stuck in a bad marriage.

Pooling their limited resources, they hit the road together by coach, ferry, car and foot in a race to get to the funeral on time, becoming entangled in a love triangle with a reclusive Italian millionaire (Franco Nero) along the way.

On this unforgettable journey, they find true friendship in one another – and have the time of their lives.

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