Monday, September 23 2013, 08:26 PM MDT
New DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 17 2013
(KUTV) It's a massive week for DVD and Blu-ray releases. Leading the charge is Brad Pitts passion project World War Z, an apocalyptic zombie thriller loosely based on Max Brooks novel of the same name. This week also sees the release of Sofia Coppolas fact-based drama The Bling Ring starring Emma Watson as a member of fame seeking thieves who rob celebrities homes, the Sundance Festival anarchist thriller The East starring Brit Marling, Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgard, HBOs celebrated Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra with Michael Douglas and Matt Damon and the first season of A&Es reimagined Psycho prequel Bates Motel starring Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore as Norma and Norman Bates.
The BBC has seven releases this week. This includes a pair of classic Doctor Who titles: The Ice Warriors, featuring Patrick Troughton as the Doctor and 2003s one-off animated story Scream of the Shalka featuring the vocal talents of Richard E. Grant. Also from the BBC is Top Gear: The Worst Car in the History of the World, a pair of Wild Things documentary programs Deadliest Critters and Creepy Crawlers and the eighth seasons of the mystery drama Dalziel & Pascoe and the cold case drama Waking the Dead.
Also released this week is the indie comedy Somebody Up There Likes Me starring Nick Offerman, Greetings from Tim Buckley, a drama about the famed musicians son Jeff and the days leading up to his first public performance starring Penn Badgley and Imogen Poots, the period Asian gangster film The Last Tycoon starring Chow Yun-Fat and Jean-Pierre Melvilles rediscovered 1959 noir thriller Two Men in Manhattan (Deux homes dans Manhattan) starring Pierre Grasset.
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