New DVD Releases February 19th, 2019

DVD movie releases this week include A Star is Born (2018), Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Overlord (2018), and more.

A Star is Born

DVD Release Date: 02/19/2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/05/2018
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Musical
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Bradley Cooper
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Sam Elliott, Bonnie Somerville, Anthony Ramos
Plot: Ally, an up-and-coming singer is about to give up on her dream, until she meets a seasoned musician, Jackson Maine, who becomes not just her mentor, but her lover. Yet while she begins to find fame and fortune, Jack finds himself pushed to the side, dealing with his own personal demons even as he struggles to remain relevant in Ally's life.

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

DVD Release Date: 02/19/2019
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/19/2018
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Marielle Heller
Actors: Melissa McCarthy, Melissa McCarthy, Joanna Adler, Richard E. Grant, Marc Evan Jackson, Christian Navarro
Plot: Based on the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel who, during the 1970s-80s published books on the likes of Katherine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. But changing tastes means Israel finds herself no longer able to get published. Not content with this fact, she turns to a new tactic: deception, along with help from her best friend, Jack.

Overlord

DVD Release Date: 02/19/2019
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/09/2018
Language: English
Genre: War/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Julius Avery
Actors: Wyatt Russell, John Magaro, Bokeem Woodbine, Iain De Caestecker, Jacob Anderson, Jovan Adepo
Plot: On the eve of D-Day, paratroopers are sent behind enemy lines in hopes of disrupting Nazi forces before the main attack. One group of Americans are sent to a Nazi-occupied village but when they arrive, they realize there is a much more sinister plan at work - supernatural and wholly evil.

The Last Race

DVD Release Date: 02/19/2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/16/2018
Language: English
Genre: Documentary/Sport
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Michael Dweck
Actors: Jack Handley Jr., Marty Himes, George Muse, Tom Pickerell, Ed Mistretta, Tim Mulqueen
Plot: A snapshot that captures a small-town stock car race track, and the colorful cast of characters that call it home, trying to hold onto racing tradition in the increasing face of globalization and commercialization.

Robin Hood

DVD Release Date: 02/19/2019
Overall Rating: 1.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/21/2018
Language: English
Genre: Action/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Otto Bathurst
Actors: Taron Egerton, Ben Mendelsohn, Jamie Dornan, Jamie Foxx, Paul Anderson, Eve Hewson
Plot: Robin of Loxley has returned home after a long tour of duty in the Crusades, with his Moorish commander. But the English home they know is now ruled by a corrupt crown and the duo plan an audacious revolt as a new Robin Hood and his group of men disrupt the system.

SGT. Will Gardner

DVD Release Date: 02/19/2019
Overall Rating: 2.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 01/11/2019
Language: English
Genre: Action/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Max Martini
Actors: Dermot Mulroney, Elisabeth R÷hm, Robert Patrick, Lily Rabe, Omari Hardwick, Max Martini
Plot: After suffering a traumatic brain injury while stationed in Iraq, war veteran Will Gardner finds it difficult to reintegrate back into society. After suffering a series of setbacks, he begins a cross-country journey on his motorcycle to repair the pieces of his broken life, including reuniting with his son.

Bohemian Rhapsody

DVD Release Date: 02/12/2019
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/02/2018
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Dexter Fletcher, Bryan Singer
Actors: Rami Malek, Mike Myers, Joseph Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Aidan Gillen, Lucy Boynton
Plot: Queen, and lead singer Freddie Mercury, defied stereotypes and become one of the iconic rock bands of all time. Bohemian Rhapsody charts the rise of Queen, the lows suffered by Mercury as fame takes it toll - all leading to their legendary performance at the 1985 Live Aid concert - and a legacy that lives on today.

Shoplifters ( Manbiki kazoku )

DVD Release Date: 02/12/2019
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/23/2018
Language: Japanese
Genre: Crime/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Actors: Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, S˘suke Ikematsu, Sakura And˘, Mayu Matsuoka, Jyo Kairi
Plot: A family of small-time crooks use shoplifting to help ends meet but their operation comes under new scrutiny when they take in a child from the streets.

At Eternity's Gate

DVD Release Date: 02/12/2019
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/16/2018
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Julian Schnabel
Actors: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner
Plot: Troubled, ridiculed, brilliant - Vincent Van Gogh was labeled many things throughout his chaotic, artistic career, and while At Eternity's Gate isn't a traditional biopic, it give us a look inside the mind of one of the most celebrated artists of our times.

The Front Runner

DVD Release Date: 02/12/2019
Overall Rating: 2.5 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 11/21/2018
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jason Reitman
Actors: Vera Farmiga, Molly Ephraim, Hugh Jackman, Kaitlyn Dever, J.K. Simmons, Courtney Ford
Plot: Based on the true story of Gary Hart's 1988 presidential campaign, which fell apart after a scandalous love affair came to light.

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