Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and we’ve got you covered if you are looking for some viewing suggestions! Whether it be new releases, TV seasons, cult favorites or whatever tickles your fancy, there are some great titles now available. So take a moment to check out the latest home video titles, you’ll be glad you did!
The Batman (2022)
Matt Reeves’ noirish, epic reimagining for the Dark Knight finds traumatized billionaire Bruce Wayne (Robert Pattinson) early in his second life of costumed vigilantism, and faced with the serial slayings of ranking Gotham City officials by the mysterious Riddler (Paul Dano). The Batman’s forced to run a treacherous maze of civic corruption and mob warfare to unmask the sociopath and stop his endgame of destruction. With Jeffrey Wright, Andy Serkis, John Turturro, Zoe Kravitz, and Colin Farrell.
Flower Drum Song (1961)
Rodgers and Hammerstein provide an unforgettable, dance-filled musical comedy set in San Francisco’s Chinatown. A nightclub owner (Jack Soo) tries to cancel his arranged marriage to a girl from Hong Kong (Miyoshi Umeki) so he can woo a sexy saloon singer (Nancy Kwan). Songs include “I Enjoy Being a Girl,” “Chop Suey,” and “Don’t Marry Me.” Co-stars James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Juanita Hall, Reiko Sato.
Times Square (1980)
After meeting while they both undergo psychiatric evaluation, two teenage girls–the shy and studious Pamela (Trini Alvarado) and brassy free spirit Nicky (Robin Johnson)–form an unlikely friendship. And when Nicky busts Pamela out of the hospital, the runaways find sanctuary and adventure in the heart of New York City. Tim Curry co-stars in this cult fave drama featuring music by The Pretenders, The Cars, Ramones, Joe Jackson, and Roxy Music.
Robocop: The Series (1994)
After a violent shootout, police officer Alex Murphy (Richard Eden) received a new lease on life as half-human, half-machine RoboCop, a virtually invincible, high-tech “security cyborg” in 21st-century Delta City. Based on the popular sci-fi action films, this Canadian TV series aired in 1994 and co-starred Yvette Nipar as RoboCop’s partner, Lisa Madigan, and Blu Mankuma as watch commander Sgt. Stanley Parks. With Andrea Roth, David Gardner. 22 episodes on 5 discs.
All four seasons of the Bill Pullman and Jessica Biel-starring series are included in this release.
Ray Donovan: The Movie (2022)
Liev Schreiber returned as the conflicted fixer in this series capper to the acclaimed Showtime offering, picking up after the events of the seventh-season finale. With reprobate father Mickey (Jon Voight) having fled to the family’s old South Boston neighborhood with a cache of stolen bearer bonds, Ray (Schreiber) pursues–with an eye toward a final end to their problematic relationship. Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok, Pooch Hall, Kerris Dorsey, Katherine Moennig, Kerry Condon co-star.
Korean émigré Amanda (Sandra Oh) lived an off-the-grid existence on an isolated farm, beekeeping with her daughter (Fivel Stewart)–and that’s exactly what she wanted for both of them. One day, though, she got an unwanted delivery–the ashes of her estranged mother–and the suppressed truths about their separation are about to come to light in a most unholy manner. Iris Shim’s disquieting, don’t-become-your-mom shocker co-stars Dermot Mulroney, Odeya Rush.
One-Armed Boxer (1972)
Jimmy Wang Yu thrilled you as the One-Armed Swordsman and as the Chinese Boxer, so why not…? Here, he’s martial arts student Yu Tien Lung, whose affront to a crime lord resulted in the destruction of his school, the slaughter of his classmates, and the loss of a limb. With the help of a mystic elixir, he’s able to recover, master his handicap–and take his vengeance. Action classic co-stars Yeh Tien, Fei Lung, Yi-Kuei Chang.
The Burning Sea (2021)
An oil drilling rig dramatically collapses in the North Sea, off the Norwegian coast. A team of researchers, including submarine operator Sofia, rushes in to search for the missing (among them, Sofia’s loving companion Stian) and assess the cause of the damage. But what they discover is that this is just the start of a possible apocalyptic catastrophe. Kristine Kujath Thorp, Henrik Bjelland, Rolf Kristian Larsen star.
Measure of Revenge (2022)
When Lilian Cooper’s (Academy Award winner Melissa Leo) famous son dies suddenly from a supposed overdose, she conducts her own investigation. With the help of a drug dealer (Bella Thorne), Lillian pursues answers, justice and revenge by any means necessary.
Mississippi Masala (Criterion Collection)(1991)
This culture clash comedy/drama is as spicy as the Indian dish it’s named for. Director Mira Nair’s film stars Denzel Washington as Demetrius Williams, a black American businessman in the South who falls in love with East Indian immigrant Meena (Sarita Choudhury). But the couple soon faces pressure from both of their respective communities to break off their romance. Charles Dutton, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore co-star.
Studio 666 (2022)
Foo Fighters (as fictionalized versions of themselves) wanted someplace secluded and inspirational to lay down their 10th album, and found a long-empty Encino mansion perfect. Unfortunately, it was abandoned as the site of a ’90s mass murder–and it’s not artistic temperament possessing Dave Grohl as he starts brutally dispatching his bandmates and anyone else in his way! Fear farce for fans also stars Whitney Cummings, Will Forte, Jeff Garlin, Leslie Grossman.
Way back in 1979, aspiring porn actress Maxine Minx (Mia Goth) headed out on a shoot with a few castmates and crew to an isolated farmhouse deep in the heart of Texas. Elderly landowners Howard (Stephen Ure) and Pearl (Goth, again) seemed surprisingly accommodating–but in the course of one violent night, the deranged couple would be demanding final cut. Ti West’s acclaimed throwback shocker also stars Jenna Ortega, Kid Cudi, Brittany Snow, Martin Henderson, Owen Campbell.
Agent Game (2022)
CIA interrogator Harris (Dermot Mulroney) never questioned the propriety of his actions when captured foreign nationals were delivered to his black site for questioning. However, with the unexplained slayings of a detainee (Barkhad Abdi) in his care–and of his immediate superior (Jason Isaacs)–he finds that he’s the one targeted for rendition by the agency’s toughest operatives. Thriller co-stars Annie Ilonzeh, Adan Canto, Katie Cassidy, Rhys Coiro, and Mel Gibson.
It’s 2049, college barista Walt (Cole Sprouse) has had his application for a student journey to Mars rejected dozens of times–and he’s more desperate than ever because Ginny (Emily Rudd), the girl he just fell for, has been selected. Conniving to have no-nonsense Sophie (Lana Condor) help him stow away on her own trip to catch up with her guy (Mason Gooding), will the journey to the stars offer some romantic reroutings? Sweet sci-fi rom-com also stars Zach Braff.
When Luthor and the Legion of Doom exile most of Earth’s heroes to the Phantom Zone, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, and their Metropolis High besties are the last left standing. An interdimensional rescue attempt dumps them at Titans Tower, instead–but will a team-up for the adolescent adventurers be enough to save the day? Laugh-packed crossover features the voices of Grey Griffin, Scott Menville, Nicole Sullivan, Greg Cipes, Tara Strong, Khary Payton.