New This Week on DVD, October 4, 2016

 Complete Unknown (R)

As a man contemplates moving to a new state with his wife for her graduate program, an old flame – a woman who often changes identities – reenters his life at a birthday dinner party. Starring Erin Darke, Rachel Weisz, Hansel Tan, Michael Shannon, Kathy Bates, Danny Glover

 Into The Forest (R)

After a massive power outage, two sisters learn to survive on their own in their isolated woodland home. Starring Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella

 Ithaca (PG)

Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain… and death… to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan’s 1943 novel, The Human Comedy, ITHACA is a coming-of-age story about the exuberance of youth, the abruptness of change, the sweetness of life, the sting of death, and the sheer goodness that lives in each and every one of us. Starring Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sam Shepard, Hamish Linklater, Jack Quaid

 Joshy (R)

After his engagement suddenly ends, Joshy and a few his friends decide to take advantage of what was supposed to be his bachelor party in Ojai, California. In their attempt to help Joshy deal with the recent turn of events, the guys turn the getaway into a raucous weekend filled with drugs, booze, debauchery, and hot tubs. Starring Thomas Middleditch, Adam Pally,  Alex Ross Perry, Lauren Graham, Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, Jake Johnson, Paul Reiser

 Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (PG-13)

King Regis, who oversees the land of Lucis, commands his army of soldiers to protect the kingdom from the Niflheim empire’s plans to steal the sacred crystal which gives Lucis its magic and power. Starring Aaron Paul, Sean Bean, Lena Headey

 The Purge: Election Year (R)

Years after sparing the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlie Roan, a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. Starring Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson

 Satanic (R)

Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror. Starring Sarah Hyland, Steven Krueger, Justin Chon

 Snow Bride (TV-G)

Greta Kaine is always in search of juicy gossip. As a tabloid reporter of gossip in Los Angeles, it’s her job to expose the rich and famous. So when word gets out that the late Senator Tannehill’s sons might be proposing marriage at the families Big Bear compound during Christmas, Greta and her chief rival Wes are challenged by their old-school editor to get the scoop. There’s incentive to be the first, too — the editorship of the magazine’s new online incarnation. Greta’s assistant tells her that Wes has a head start to snowy Big Bear, so she dashes to the mountain resort. When she mistakenly ends up as a guest of the family, she’s in the middle of what could be her best story yet! However, she soon discovers that the family, including matriarch Maggie Tannenhill  and caretaker Peters  are more down-to-earth than she ever gave them credit for. Increasingly guilt-ridden about her game of subterfuge, Greta must make a decision: how far will she go for the sake of a story? Starring Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi, Patricia Richardson

 Swiss Army Man (R)

A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home. Starring Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

 Wild Oats (PG-13)

Everything changes for Eva when she receives a life insurance check accidentally made out for $5,000,000 instead of the expected $50.000. She and her best friend take the money and head out for the adventure of a lifetime. Starring Jessica Lange, Demi Moore, Shirley MacLaine, Judd Hirsch, Billy Connolly

 X-Men: Apocalypse (PG-13)

After the re-emergence of the world’s first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan. Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac, Rose Byrne, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Olivia Munn, Ally Sheedy

 Banshee: The Complete Fourth Season (TV-MA)

Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief, assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff where he continues his criminal activities. His past seems to haunt him by those he betrayed years earlier. This ex-con imposes his own brand of justice where violence erupts at every turn in the not so quiet Amish town of Banshee, Pennsylvania. Starring Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison, Matt Servitto

 The Passion: Live (TV-PG)

Set in modern day, The Passion follows Jesus of Nazareth as he presides over the last supper, is betrayed by Judas, put on trial by Pontius Pilate, convicted, crucified and resurrected.  Starring Tyler Perry, Jencarlos Canela, Chris Daughtry, Seal, Trisha Yearwood, Michael W. Smith, Yolanda Adams

 Penny Dreadful: The Final Season (TV-MA)

Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London. Starring Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Harry Treadaway, Josh Hartnett

 Preacher: Season One (TV-MA)

After a supernatural event at his church, a preacher enlists the help of a vampire to find God. Starring Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga, Ian Colletti

 Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (TV-14)

Fin, his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the five years since the most recent attack, but now sharks and tornadoes are being whipped up in unexpected ways and places. Starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Masiela Lusha, David Hasselhoff, Gary Busey

Synopsis by IMDB.

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