April 20, 2021
In another light week for home video releases, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s The Little Things tops the list of new digital sellthrough titles April 20, while Quiver Distribution’s Crisis and Shudder’s The Mortuary Collection lead the list of titles now for sale on disc.
The crime drama The Little Things becomes available for digital purchase in advance of its Blu-ray and DVD release May 4. The film was released in theaters Jan. 29, earning $15.2 million at the domestic box office, and was simultaneously available for a month on WarnerMedia’s HBO Max SVOD service. It became available on premium VOD March 19. Written and directed by John Lee Hancock and based on his own original screenplay, the psychological thriller stars Academy Award winners Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto, and involves a pair of sheriffs tracking a serial killer in Los Angeles.
Quiver’s Crisis arrives on Blu-ray and DVD April 20. It was been available as a Redbox exclusive on disc since March 5. The film tells multiple stories about people dealing with how drug trafficking and drug abuse affects their lives. The cast includes Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, Greg Kinnear, Michelle Rodriguez, Kid Cudi, Luke Evans, Lily-Rose Depp, Indira Varma and Mia Kirshner.
RLJE Films April 20 presents Shudder’s The Mortuary Collection on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, VOD and digital sellthrough. Written and directed by Ryan Spindell, The Mortuary Collection stars Clancy Brown, Caitlin Custer, Christine Kilmer and Jacob Elordi. Set in the phantasmagorical town of Raven’s End, The Mortuary Collection focuses on a misguided young girl who takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary, where she meets an eccentric undertaker who chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales.
The Criterion Collection April 20 releases a new collector’s edition Blu-ray and DVD of the 2003 Korean police procedural Memories of Murder, the second feature from director Bong Joon Ho, who won the 2019 Best Director Oscar for Parasite. Based on the true story of a string of serial killings that rocked a rural community in the 1980s, Memories of Murder stars New Korean Cinema icon Song Kang Ho as the local officer who reluctantly joins forces with a seasoned Seoul detective (Kim Sang Kyung) to investigate the crimes. The Criterion edition includes a new 4K digital restoration, deleted scenes, two 2009 commentaries, Bong’s 1994 student film Incoherence, an essay by critic and novelist Ed Park, promotional spots, and several featurettes, including new interviews with Bong and Guillermo del Toro.