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Blu-Ray & DVD Review Round-Up: ARRIVAL, HOUSE: THE COLLECTION, THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN, TOMBOY & More - Movies In Focus
A selection of new blu-ray and DVD releases. This time around: Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner prepare for an Arrival, Hailee Steinfeld is on The Edge Of Seventeen, Arrow Films presents House: The Collection, Michelle Rodriguez is given a (Re) Assignment in Tomboy, The Beaster Bunny visits, The Resident moves in and Michael Caine and Lewis Collins hunt down Jack The Ripper. Blu-ray Review: Arrival Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival delivers a thought-provoking science fiction drama with excellent performances from Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner. Adams plays a linguist tasked with making contact with aliens who arrive on earth, but her emotional attachment to the job has some far-reaching consequences. This is a well composed piece which must make for a nice change of pace from the superhero flicks that Adams and Renner have worked on in recent years. Special Features: The blu-ray comes with some interesting and detailed documentaries. DVD Review: The Edge of Seventeen Hailee Seinfeld delivers a great performance in this witty and well written teenage drama. The Edge Of Seventeen has a John Hughes vibe, with well drawn characters and some spot-on dialogue. Woody Harrelson is on-hand to offer some splendidly sarcastic support. This is a teen movie for people who [...]