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'Midnight Special,' 'Fantastic Planet' and more home theater releases out this week

'Midnight Special,' 'Fantastic Planet' and more home theater releases out this week

New on Blu-ray

“Midnight Special” (Warner Bros. DVD, $29.98; Blu-ray, $29.98; also available on VOD)

Acclaimed indie filmmaker Jeff Nichols tries something a little different for his latest, “Midnight Special,” a supernatural drama about a man on the run with a son who has strange powers. Though inspired by ’80s science-fiction cinema classics like “E.T.” and “Starman,” Nichols’ film is unmistakably the artful, poetic work of the man who made “Mud” and “Take Shelter,” right down to its lead performance by the director’s frequent collaborator, Michael Shannon....

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