New DVD and Blu-ray Releases: April 2016
Yes, Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be available to own in April, with lots of special features and all manner of bonus material to keep you occupied until Rogue One hits theaters in December. But there are other films hitting DVD and Blu-ray in April, and whether you’re looking to purchase a recent favorite or discover something new, you’ll find plenty of options in our guide to next month’s releases.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac. Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.
The Hallow: Starring Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic and Michael McElhatton. A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.
#Horror: Starring Chloe Sevigny, Timothy Hutton and Balthazar Getty. Inspired by actual events, a group of 12-year-old girls face a night of horror when the compulsive addiction of an online social media game turns a moment of cyber bullying into a night of insanity.
Mojave: Starring Garrett Hedlund, Oscar Isaac and Mark Wahlberg. A suicidal artist goes into the desert, where he finds his doppelgänger, a homicidal drifter.
Tumbledown: Starring Rebecca Hall, Jason Sudeikis and Blythe Danner. A young woman struggles to move on with her life after the death of her husband, an acclaimed folk singer, when a brash New York writer forces her to confront her loss and the ambiguous circumstances of his death.
The Forest: Starring Natalie Dormer, Eoin Macken and Stephanie Vogt. A woman goes into Japan’s Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror.
Flight 7500: Starring Ryan Kwanten, Leslie Bibb and Amy Smart. Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.
Justice League vs. Teen Titans: Starring Jon Bernthal, Rosario Dawson and Taissa Farmiga. Robin is sent to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior botches up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.
Standoff: Starring Laurence Fishburne, Thomas Jane and Joanna Douglas. A veteran with a troubled past seeks redemption by protecting a 12-year-old girl from an assassin.
The Revenant: Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Domhnall Gleeson. A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
The Lady in the Van: Starring Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings and Jim Broadbent. A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that’s parked in his driveway.
Fifty Shades of Black: Starring Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk and Fred Willard. An inexperienced college student meets a wealthy businessman whose sexual practices put a strain on their relationship.
Norm of the North: Starring Rob Schneider, Heather Graham and Ken Jeong. When a real estate development invades his Arctic home, Norm and his three lemming friends head to New York City, where Norm becomes the mascot of the corporation in an attempt to bring it down from the inside and protect his homeland.
Misconduct: Starring Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins and Josh Duhamel. When an ambitious young lawyer takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless executive of a large pharmaceutical company, he soon finds himself involved in a case of blackmail and corruption.
Ip Man 3: Starring Donnie Yen, Lynn Hung and Jin Zhang. When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.
Ride Along 2: Starring Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Olivia Munn. As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who’s supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Krampus: Starring Adam Scott, Toni Collette and David Koechner. A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a Christmas demon to his family home.
Son of Saul: Starring Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár and Urs Rechn. In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Jane Got a Gun: Starring Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton and Ewan McGregor. A woman asks her ex-lover for help in order to save her outlaw husband from a gang out to kill him.
Backtrack: Starring Adrien Brody, Sam Neill and Robin McLeavy. Psychologist Peter Bower’s life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers that the patients he has been seeing are ghosts. Risking his own sanity, Peter delves into his past to uncover a terrifying secret which only he can put right.