Digital Week

Blu-rays of the Week The BFG (Disney/Dreamworks) Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s delightful children’s book might be too determined to conjure up the magical and the sentimental simultaneously, but ...

Blu-rays of the Week C.H.U.D. (Arrow) Beware of the CHUDs (Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers), hiding in Manhattan’s sewers and fatally mauling their victims in this dopey but guilty-pleasure 1984 horror ...

Blu-rays of the Week Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams (Criterion) One of Japanese master Akira Kurosawa’s most vividly visual filmscapes, this episodic 1990 fantasy doesn’t connect in any way but its stories ...

Blu-rays of the Week Citizen Kane—75th Anniversary (Warner Bros) Rightly celebrated as The Great American Movie, Orson Welles’ towering debut remains a remarkable cinematic achievement, with an innovative narrative structure ...

Blu-rays of the Week The Durrells in Corfu—Complete 1st Season (PBS) In this breezily entertaining Masterpiece series, a widow, Louisa, and her four unruly children decide to leave stuffy old ...

Blu-rays of the Week) )Body Snatchers (Warner Archive) Abel Ferrara’s 1993 “reboot” of Invasion of the Body Snatchers adds a further level of paranoia by involving the U.S. military—but this ...

Blu-rays of the Week Alice Through the Looking Glass (Disney) This belated sequel to the 2010 Tim Burton-directed smash can’t hold a candle to the original, mainly because director James ...

Blu-rays of the Week Beowulf (ITV) This ten-part, eight-hour mini-series “reboots” the Old English classic for the binge-watch generation, with impressive production values comprising first-rate costumes, sets and photography, and ...

Blu-rays of the Week Les Cowboys (Cohen Media) In screenwriter Thomas Bidegain’s auspicious directorial debut, a teenager girl’s disappearance takes over the lives of her father and younger brother, disrupting ...

Blu-rays of the Week Banshee—Complete 4th Season (Cinemax) The final season of this ultraviolent crime drama doesn’t really pick up steam until the fourth episode, when Eliza Dishku appears as ...

Blu-rays of the Week Central Intelligence (Warner Bros) Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart team up for this latest “odd couple” comedy about high school chums who get together 20 years ...

Blu-rays of the Week Beauty and the Beast—25th Anniversary Edition (Disney) Disney’s best animated feature since its late ‘80s renaissance, this 1991 classic has hummable songs, glorious visuals and a ...

Blu-rays of the Week Captain America—Civil War (Marvel) The latest superhero blockbuster (more than $400 million at the U.S. box office) is one of the most bloated yet, with a ...

Blu-rays of the Week A Boy Named Charlie Brown / Snoopy Come Home (CBS) At the height of his comic strip’s popularity—which became even more celebrated with TV specials like ...

Blu-rays of the Week Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail / Poliuto (Opus Arte) Two recent productions from Glyndebourne—England’s premier summer opera festival—are 200-year-old works that are used to comment on ...