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26 New Movies Coming to UK Home Entertainment Next Week (July 27th)

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Our guide to the new movies hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week (w/c July 27th).


Next week sees the first proper crop of new titles coming to UK/ROI cinemas since they reopened, but if you're still not ready to return to your local picture palace, here's our guide to what's arriving on Home Entertainment platforms.

Thanks to Strike Media for their help in compiling the schedule. All titles available from July 20th unless otherwise stated.




Spy Intervention
When a top-secret super spy suddenly meets the woman of his dreams, he abandons his adventurous existence and settles for the security of suburbia, revelling in the quaint existence he's never known. One year later, he is completely bored, though he refuses to admit it. His old spy friends enact a "spy intervention," convincing him that if he just returns to his old life, the adventure will help save his listless marriage... and maybe even save the world in the process.
Format: VOD



Life with Music
A famous pianist struggling with stage fright late in his career finds inspiration with a free-spirited music critic.
Format: VOD



Isn't It Romantic
After being knocked out on the New York subway, Australian architect Natalie (Rebel Wilson/Alex Kis), who hates romantic comedies, awakens in a fantasy world reminiscent of her least favourite films. In order to get her life back to normal, Natalie sets out to satisfy the conventions of a romantic comedy and find love, but finds herself torn between billionaire Blake (Liam Hemsworth) and her co-worker Josh (Adam DeVine).
Format: DVD


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Radioactive
From the 1870s to the modern era, Radioactive is a journey through Marie Curie’s (Rosamund Pike) enduring legacies – her passionate relationships, scientific breakthroughs, and the consequences that followed for her and for the world. After meeting fellow scientist Pierre Curie (Sam Riley), the pair marry and change the face of science forever by their discovery of radioactivity. The genius of the Curie's world-changing discoveries and the ensuing Nobel Prize propels the couple into the international limelight.
Format: DVD



Battle Scars
Michael Delucca, a war veteran suffering post-traumatic stress disorder, struggles to resist the dark experiences that haunt him. Estranged from the normal life around him, a steady low-paying job, a supportive girlfriend, and the opportunity to reconnect with the son he never saw grow up, Michael sinks into an underworld he may not return from. Written and directed by a veteran, Battle Scars depicts with brutal authenticity the insurmountable difficulties thousands of soldiers face after returning home.
Format: DVD/Digital



Incidental Characters
Incidental Characters celebrates the magic of moments and the influence we each have on each other. Josie (Sophia Capasso) is a dreamer. Tony (Steve Watts) is a hapless romantic. Alf (Howard Perret) finds other people difficult to read. Alison (Isabella Marshall) is seeking answers but asking all the wrong questions.
Format: DVD


The Assent

The Assent
A single father suspects that his young son may be possessed. After spending three years in prison for the death of an 8-year-old during a failed exorcism, Father Lambert seeks redemption on a young widower, Joel Clarke, who believes his son has been marked by the Devil himself. Conjuring "deliverance" (unsanctioned exorcisms), Lambert convinces Joel that without his help, he will lose his son forever.
Format: DVD/VOD



Air Force
Recent graduates of a secluded U.S. Air Force base must protect a gene-editing bioweapon from the Russian military—who are desperate to seize the deadly viral agent at any cost.
Format: DVD/Digital



In Her Hands
The music is the secret of Mathieu Malinski (Jules Benchetrit), a subject about which he dare not speak in his neighbourhood, where it lags behind with his friends. While a small burglary that he committed with the latter leads to prison, Pierre Geithner (Lambert Wilson), Director of the National Conservatory of Music in fate in exchange for hours of general interest. But Pierre has another idea in mind.
Format: DVD


Survive the Night

Survive the Night
After committing a violent robbery, brothers Mathias and Jamie are making a getaway with their loot when a simple stop at a gas station escalates into a shoot-out due to Jamie’s violent impulses. With Mathias mortally wounded, trigger-happy Jamie is forced to stalk a trauma doctor named Rich (Chad Michael Murray) from the hospital to his home. Holding Richʼs wife, daughter, and ex-sheriff father hostage, Jamie demands Rich operate on Mathias and either save his life or lose his family… To survive the night, Rich must team up with his estranged, tough-as-nails father, Frank (Bruce Willis), in order to gain the upper hand and turn the tables on the criminals. With lives hanging in the balance on both sides and Jamie’s desperation leading to increasingly erratic actions, the tension rises as the morning approaches as father and son are forced to make a stand in order to defend their loved ones.
Format: DVD



Island Zero
A fishing community on a remote Maine island finds itself suddenly cut off from the rest of the world after the ferry stops coming. When people start to vanish, the terrified survivors realise that someone - or something - is hunting them.
Format: DVD


You Don't Nomi

You Don't Nomi
In 1995 Paul Verhoeven's Showgirls was met by critics and audiences with near universal derision. With a host of compelling archive footage and new fascinating interviews, You Don't Nomi explores the film's complicated afterlife, tracing an extraordinary redemptive journey from notorious flop to cult classic, and maybe even masterpiece.
Format: DVD



Deep Blue Sea 3
Emma Collins, an eminent marine biologist, and her crew have set up a mid-ocean laboratory over a sunken island town in the ocean where they are observing the first known Great White mating area. Unfortunately, the enhanced Bull Sharks that escaped in Deep Blue Sea 2 are also there with their own evolutionary goal: cross-breeding with the bigger faster Great Whites. The mission’s patron, Richard Lowell, believes that the Bull Sharks contain the key to intelligence enhancement, which he secretly intends to sell for big profits. Now, Emma and her crew are trapped on crumbling stilt houses mere feet over the ocean, caught between predators above and below the water.
Format: Digital (July 28th)


The Cannibal Club

The Cannibal Club
Otavio and Gilda are a very wealthy couple of the Brazilian elite who have the habit of eating their employees. Otavio owns a private security company and is a notable member of The Cannibal Club. When Gilda accidentally discovers a secret from Borges, a powerful congressman and the Club’s leader, her and her husband’s lives are in grave danger.
Format: DVD


Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc
In the 15th Century, both France and England stake a blood claim for the French throne. Believing that God had chosen her, the young Joan leads the army of the King of France. When she is captured, the Church sends her for trial on charges of heresy. Refusing to accept the accusations, the graceful Joan of Arc stays true to her mission.
Format: Digital


Aquaslash

Aquaslash
High school is over for the students of Valley Hills and they’re ending it with a huge weekend bash at Wet Valley, a reportedly haunted water park stuck in the '80s, where they can party like there’s no tomorrow. A cash prize is up for grabs in the annual “Sea Snake” competition for the fastest team to fly down the slides, but the teens are unprepared for a razor-sharp surprise as someone plots to slice up the competition.
Format: Digital



Obsession
Bob, a famous novelist, seeks to write a more serious book, only to find himself tumbling down a spiral of obsession that may leave his most important relationships in shambles, including his marriage.
Format: Digital



The House on Penance Lane
A hardened criminal fresh out of the joint takes a job as a handyman in a dilapidated house; but the twisted horrors he finds inside are enough to send anyone running. So why does he stay? And why are so many people drawn to Penance Lane?
Format: Digital


In Search of Darkness

In Search of Darkness
Tracking major theatrical releases, obscure titles and straight-to-video gems, this four-plus-hour documentary explores ‘80s horror films year-by-year. Topics include ground-breaking practical effects; the home-video revolution; poster art and project marketing; creative and budgetary challenges; sound design and musical scores; the 3-D resurgence; heroes and villains; sex, nudity and “the final girl” controversy; and the pop culture context that fuelled the genre. Filled with countless clips and entertaining moments, In Search of Darkness is a nostalgia trip through a game-changing decade, as told by both experts and the icons who influenced the modern landscape of genre cinema.
Format: Shudder (July 30th)



White Lie
Twentysomething university student Katie Arneson (played with arrestingly intensity by Kacey Rohl) is struggling to balance life and school. Estranged from her father and damaged by the death of her mother, Katie is trying to cope with not only financial stresses in her life, but also a recent cancer diagnosis. To deal with both, she starts an online funding campaign to pay her way through school and for the ongoing cancer treatments. Trouble is, Katie’s cancer story is fake; she’s made it up as a personal fundraising scheme.
Format: Curzon Home Cinema (July 31st)


Make Up

Make Up
After Ruth moves in with her boyfriend in a remote holiday park, tensions rise as she makes an unsettling discovery that lures her into a spiral of obsession.
Format: Curzon Home Cinema (July 31st, also in cinemas)



Infamous
Bella Thorne and Jake Manley play a 'social media generation' Bonnie and Clyde in this action-packed crime heist.
Format: Digital (July 31st)


A Rainy Day in New York

A Rainy Day in New York
Woody Allen's romantic comedy tells the story of college sweethearts, Gatsby (Timothee Chalamet) and Ashleigh (Elle Fanning), whose plans for a romantic weekend together in New York City are dashed as quickly as the sunlight turns into showers. The two are soon parted, and each has a series of chance meetings and comical adventures while on their own.
Format: DVD/Blu-ray/Digital



The Legionnaire's Trail
Noreno, a half-Roman, is entrusted with the mission of crossing the snowy mountains of Armenia, swarming with Parthian patrols, to seek help for his slowly dying men.
Format: Digital


The Hater

The Hater
A duplicitous young man finds success in the dark world of social media smear tactics — but his virtual vitriol soon has violent real-life consequences.
Format: Netflix (July 29th)



Seriously Single
Two besties with polar opposite views of men, sex and love navigate the complicated singles scene together in this romantic comedy.
Format: Netflix (July 31st)