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23 New Movies Coming to UK Home Entertainment Next Week (June 29th)

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Here's our guide to the new movies hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week (w/c June 29th).


While cinemas shut down during the lockdown, drive-ins across the US stayed open and did stellar business by all accounts. The two biggest hits on American drive-in screens were horror movies The Wretched and The Invisible Man, both of which arrive on UK DVD next week, along with the latest films from world cinema titans Werner Herzog and Pablo Larraín.

Thanks to Strike Media for their help in compiling the schedule. All titles available from June 29th unless otherwise stated.




The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man
The Invisible Man is a modern tale of obsession inspired by Universal’s classic monster character. Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) slowly begins to rebuild her life after the death of her abusive ex-boyfriend (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). But before long, she begins to question whether or not he is truly gone.
Format: DVD/blu-ray/4K Ultra HD



Outback
Down Under for an adventure-filled vacation, a young American couple quickly find themselves stranded in the unforgiving Australian outback.
Format: Digital



Alive
In this twisted horror, a young couple must escape a sanitorium to discover their real identity.
Format: Digital


Lynn + Lucy

Lynn + Lucy
Lynn and Lucy are lifelong best friends, their relationship as intense as any romance. Neither has ventured far from where they grew up. Lynn, who married her first boyfriend and whose daughter is fast growing up, is delighted when the charismatic, volatile Lucy has her first baby boy. Lucy, however, does not react to being a mother as Lynn expects. Soon, they find their friendship is tested in extreme circumstances.
Format: BFI Player, July 2nd


Family Romance, LLC

Family Romance, LLC
Romance is a business. Family, friends, followers. All available for hire. A man is hired to impersonate the missing father of a 12-year-old girl. Shot in Japan, with Japanese actors, in Japanese language, Oscar-nominated auteur Werner Herzog brings to the screen a unique angle to the recurring theme of individuals chasing impossible dreams.
Format: Modern Films, July 3rd


Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island
Jeff Wadlow directs this reimagining of the 1970s television series about a hotel owner who makes the dreams and fantasies of his guests become a reality. Mr. Roarke (Michael Peña) prides himself on giving his guests their innermost secret dreams and wishes, but when these dreams turn into nightmares, they must fight for their lives if they want to return home.
Format: Digital



Like a Boss
Best friends Mia and Mel (Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne) are living their best lives running their own cosmetics company they've built from the ground up. Unfortunately, they're in over their heads financially, and the prospect of a big buyout offer from a notorious titan of the cosmetics industry Claire Luna (Salma Hayek) proves too tempting to pass up, putting Mel and Mia's lifelong friendship in jeopardy. The beauty business is about to get ugly.
Format: DVD



Lost Transmissions
When an acclaimed music producer (Simon Pegg) goes off his medication for schizophrenia, his friends chase him though the LA music scene to help commit him to a psychiatric hospital, revealing the troubling inadequacies of our mental health care system.
Format: Digital


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Greed
Michael Winterbottom directs this comedy starring Steve Coogan, David Mitchell, Isla Fisher and Asa Butterfield. Self-made billionaire Richard McCreadie (Coogan) has made his money from owning retail outlets in the UK. After a public inquiry which damaged his image, he is desperate to regain trust and loyalty for the sake of his business. As his 60th birthday approaches, he tries to rekindle his relationship with many of his celebrity friends who have since deserted him, but will it be enough to rebuild his rapidly failing empire?
Format: DVD/blu-ray


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Chilean drama directed by Pablo Larraín. Unable to conceive a child of their own, dancer Ema (Mariana Di Girolamo) and her choreographer husband Gastón (Gael García Bernal) adopt a young Colombian boy but become troubled by his propensity for arson, and decide to give him up after he sets fire to their home, resulting in Ema's sister being hospitalised and permanently disfigured. Despite the couple's disastrous experience of adoption, Ema struggles to overcome the loss and her failure as a mother.
Format: DVD/blu-ray



Shepherd: The Hero Dog
Shepherd is based on the award-winning and bestselling Israeli novel, "The Jewish Dog," by Asher Kravitz. Kaleb, a beloved German Shepherd, is separated from his Jewish family when the Nuremberg Laws are enacted in WWII Berlin. He is adopted by an SS Officer who trains him to attack and round up Jews at a concentration camp. Kaleb is well cared for and good at his job until one day when he is distracted by a familiar scent. His original master, a young boy named Joshua, has arrived as a prisoner of the camp. Kaleb has not lost his loyalty to Joshua who finds solace in secretly visiting his dog at night. Joshua's life is at risk. Together they escape the camp and after months of near-death experiences, they are found by partisans who help Joshua make safe passage to Israel.
Format: Digital



The Public
Emilio Estevez writes, directs and stars in this American drama about a library that becomes a shelter for homeless people who rely on the building as a refuge from the cold. Following several deaths due to a cold snap in Cincinnati a number of homeless people, led by the loquacious Jackson (Michael K. Williams), refuse to leave the library when it is closing time. Librarian Stuart Goodson (Estevez) sympathises with their plight and agrees to let them spend the night there even though his colleague, Myra (Jena Malone), is against the idea. Once the authorities become aware of the situation a stand-off ensues with police negotiator Bill Ramstead (Alec Baldwin) attempting to remove the homeless people from the building in a peaceful manner.
Format: DVD



The Eastern Front
Disillusioned by the war, weary German Officer Joachim Brandt and his disparate band of soldiers work with two female Russian prisoners to save the life of a wounded man. Jaded by years of loss and war horror, the prisoners want to escape but their aid and knowledge is vital to the others survival. If they’re caught by the Russians, they will be shown no mercy. Will their greater need for compassion and humanity win out?
Format: DVD/Digital


The Wretched

The Wretched
A rebellious teenage boy, Ben, visiting his father for the summer makes a haunting discovery - a malevolent fiend from the deep woods stalks the young family living next door. Taking a hold of the mother, the creature begins playing a terrifying game of house while preying upon the local children. Alone in his suspicions, Ben launches into a perilous crusade to stop the wretched evil before it consumes everything he holds dear.
Format: DVD


A White, White Day

A White, White Day
In A White, White Day, an off-duty police chief (Ingvar Sigurdsson) in a remote Icelandic town begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife, who died in a tragic accident two years earlier. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth takes over his life and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.
Format: Curzon Home Cinema, July 3rd



Among the Shadows
Kirsty (Lindsay Lohan) is a private eye with a secret - she is descended from werewolves! When her uncle is murdered she is hired to investigate his death and discovers a political conspiracy that goes right to the top. Now she must unravel the mystery of his death, using her innate skills, while all the time trying to keep her true werewolf nature a secret.
Format: DVD



Adú
Three stories transpire in Melilla, on the border between Spain and Morocco, as immigrants risk their lives to cross the Strait of Gibraltar.
Format: Netflix


Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash

Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash
In 1977, a plane carrying Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd mysteriously runs out of gas mid-air en route to a concert, crashing into a dangerous Louisiana swamp while killing several of the band members, crew and both pilots. Street Survivors tells the story through one of the survivors, drummer Artimus Pyle, who not only survived the fatal crash (that claimed the life of the band’s founder and front man Ronnie Van Zant amongst others), but who also bravely pulled the remaining survivors out of the plane wreckage before staggering towards the nearest farmhouse in rural Louisiana to seek help.
Format: Digital



No Turning Back
An avionics engineer receives a letter from Mars One that he has been shortlisted to be on one of the first human expeditions to Mars. He completed the application form nine months previously, but had not told his wife or children. He must now break the news to them and let them know it is a one way trip.
Format: Digital, June 30th



Valhalla: Legend of Thor
No man, woman or child may defy the gods. When Thor and Loki seek refuge in the home of mortals, the youngest son fails to heed a warning from the gods. As atonement for the family's sins, the gods take the two youngest children under their wing and embark on an epic adventure from Midgard to Valhalla that will see them stare down ruthless giants, barbaric gods and the dreaded wolf Fenrir.
Format: DVD/Digital


The Spy

The Spy
A pacey, simmering and compelling WWII drama set in Stockholm, 1941 following an actress who has been enlisted by the Swedish security service, and tasked with the mission of infiltrating the Nazis in Oslo. But when she starts falling for a German officer she has been ordered to seduce the murky field of love, double crossing and espionage becomes fatal. The Spy explores the murky field of love, espionage and double crossing.
Format: DVD/Digital



The Conquest Of Siberia
A young officer, Ivan Demarin, is sent to the depths of Siberia. Here Ivan meets his first love and, together with his regiment, finds himself drawn into a conspiracy by local princes, who are hunting for Yarkand's gold.
Format: Digital



Making a Killing
Three morticians get caught in a web of greed and deceit, involving buried treasure and a tangled love affair, in this modern day crime mystery that is based on a true story.
Format: Digital