On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 11-17 Superman may be the headliner for this week’s releases, but a number of smaller films are making their debuts and are worth checking out. This might be a good opportunity to catch a foreign film or a documentary, too.
The Attack An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing. (Hebrew and Arabic, subtitled in English) Ali Suliman, Evgenia Didena (R, 1;42) 11/12 Same day as DVD.
Blackfish Tells the story of Tilikum, a notoriously aggressive orca that killed three people while in captivity. Shocking footage and emotional interviews present a convincing case against keeping these wild animals for human entertainment. John Hargrove, John Jett (PG-13, 1:30) 11/12
Charlie Countryman While abroad, Charlie Countryman falls for Gabi, a beauty who belongs to her violent, charismatic ex. As the darkness of her past envelops him, Charlie resolves to win her heart or die trying. Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood (R, 1:47) 11/15 Same day as theatrical release
Cold Turkey Thanksgiving for the eccentric Turner clan goes from bad to worse when estranged daughter Nina makes a surprise visit home for the first time in 15 years. Cheryl Hines, Peter Bogdanovich (PG-13, 1:23) 11/12 Same day as theatrical release
Frances Ha Noah Baumbach directs and Greta Gerwig stars in this modern comic fable that explores New York, friendship, class, ambition, failure, and redemption. Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner (R, 1:26) 11/12 Same day as DVD.
Geography Club At Goodkind High School, a group of students of varying sexual orientation form an after-school club a as a discrete way to share their feelings and experiences. Based on the novel by Brent Hartinger Cameron Deane Stewart, Meaghan Martin, Justin Deeley (PG-13) 11/15 Same day as theatrical release
Man of Steel (3-D) Director Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) offers a darker, moodier take on Superman’s origin story in this action extravaganza that has Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) battling General Zod (Michael Shannon), a maniacal refugee from his home planet of Krypton. Also stars Russell Crowe (PG-13, 2:23) 11/12
Other debuts this week:
On 11/12: Ambushed, Angelina Ballerina: Twirling Tales, Barney: Perfectly Purple, Home Again, Mumfie’s White Christmas
On 11/14: Bad Behavior, The Dynamiter
Availability dates subject to change. Check your cable provider for ordering information. 3-D movies require a 3-D TV.
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