Check out what’s hitting DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD February 21
Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s look at all the top titles arriving this week on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at the major new releases, catalogue films and television collections hitting shelves and/or VOD beginning Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
Billy Bob Thornton is back as Willy Soke in Bad Santa 2. The comedy sequel joins a trio of Academy Award-nominated features with Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals, Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge and Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester By the Sea.
The Criterion Collection this week offers two very different cinema classics. First up is Michael Curtiz’s 1945 Mildred Pierce, which earned star Joan Crawford an Oscar. Then there’s the early Pedro Almodóvar comedy drama Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, arriving in HD for the first time.
Fans of French cinema should be on the lookout for Shout! Factory‘s release of the 2014 live-action Beauty and the Beast, starring Léa Seydoux and Vincent Cassel, as well as the Cohen Film Collection’s 3 Classic Films by Claude Chabrol. The set brings to Blu-ray Betty (1992), Torment (1994) and The Swindle (1997).
Digital HD releases hitting February 21 include the horror thriller Incarnate and the post-apocalyptic thriller Man Down, in addition to a pair of Oscar nominated titles. Natlie Portman headlines Jackie, currently up for three awards, while Walt Disney Pictures delivers their acclaimed animated musical Moana, itself nominated for two Oscars.
You can check out cover art for all the February 21, 2017 releases in the gallery viewer below alongside a listing of each release’s special features (where applicable).
Bad Santa 2
– Original version of the film and the unrated version
– Bonus feature “That’s My Willie,” an original animated series
– Featurettes “Thurman Then & Now,” “Just Your Average Red Band Featurette”
– “Jingle Balls” – an adult version of the classic holiday song
– Gag reel
– Alternate opening and ending
– Deleted scenes
– The Soul of War: Making Hacksaw Ridge Documentary
– Veterans Day Greeting with Mel Gibson
– Deleted Scenes
Manchester By the Sea
– “Emotional Lives: The Making of Manchester by the Sea” Featurette
– A Conversation with Director/Writer Kenneth Lonergan
– Deleted Scenes
– “Building the Story”
– “The Look of Nocturnal Animals”
– “The Filmmaker’s Eye: Tom Ford”
The Boy Friend
– New High-Definition Master
– Theatrical Trailer
– Vintage Featurette: All Talking…All Singing…All Dancing
– Optional English SDH subtitles
– New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
– New conversation with critics Molly Haskell and Robert Polito
– Excerpt from a 1970 episode of The David Frost Show featuring actor Joan Crawford
– Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star, a 2002 feature-length documentary
– Q&A with actor Ann Blyth from 2006, presented by Marc Huestis and conducted by film historian Eddie Muller at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco
– Segment from a 1969 episode of the Today show featuring Mildred Pierce novelist James M. Cain
– An essay by critic Imogen Sara Smith
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
– New 2K digital restoration, supervised by director Pedro Almodóvar and executive producer Agustín Almodóvar, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
– Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray
– New interviews with Pedro Almodóvar, Agustín Almodóvar, and actor Carmen Maura
– New discussion by film scholar Richard Peña of the film’s impact in Spain and abroad
– New English subtitle translation
– An essay by novelist and critic Elvira Lindo
3 Classic Films By Claude Chabrol
– Includes Betty (1992), L’Enfer (1994) and The Swindle (1997)
Beauty and the Beast
– Cast and Crew Interviews
– Theatrical Trailer
Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio
– A New Kind of Superhero, in which we ask what it is about the Doctor that makes him so heroic
– Special Christmas Doctor Who featurette, in which stars Peter Capaldi and Matt Lucas, showrunner Steven Moffat, and many more give fans a very special inside look at the making of The Return of Doctor Mysterio
Grace and Frankie: Season Two
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