New on Blu-ray:
"Baby Driver" (Sony DVD, $30.99; Blu-ray, $34.99; 4K, $45.99; also available on VOD)
Special features: deleted scenes, featurettes and multiple commentary tracks
"Brawl in Cell Block 99" (available Oct. 13)
Fans of writer-director S. Craig Zahler's 2015 instant-classic horror western "Bone Tomahawk" should be pleased to know that his follow-up, "Brawl in Cell Block 99," is no sophomore slump. The vividly detailed and unabashedly brutal prison thriller stars Vince Vaughn as an honorable bruiser who takes the fall for a crime and then finds himself having to work as a mob enforcer in prison to keep his family safe on the outside. As with Zahler's earlier film, "Brawl" is slow and long, but never boring, because each minute is filled with flavorful dialogue and careful scene-setting. And when the punching and skull-crushing begin? Hoo boy. The movie holds nothing back.
TV set of the week
"The Leftovers: The Third and Final Season" (Warner Blu-ray, $29.98)
Though it was never one of HBO’s biggest hits, writer-producer Damon Lindelof’s adaptation (and expansion) of Tom Perrotta’s low-key post-apocalyptic novel “The Leftovers” developed a fervent following and delivered a final season so strong that the show is bound to see its devotees grow in the years to come. Without ever definitively answering the series’ central question — why did 140 million people simultaneously disappear from the Earth? — the third season does offer a satisfying resolution to the story of a suicidal sheriff (
Special features: None
From the archives
"Othello" (Criterion DVD, $39.95; Blu-ray, $49.95)
Orson Welles spent three years shooting his version of
Special features: New and old interviews, a scholarly commentary track and Welles' essay-film "Filming 'Othello'"
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