The thriller Uncut Gems, starring Adam Sandler, arrives on digital Feb. 25 from A24 and on Blu-ray combo pack (plus DVD and digital) and DVD March 10 from Lionsgate.
In the film, executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Sandler plays a charismatic jeweler who makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business and family, fending off adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.
Co-written and directed by brothers Josh and Benny Safdie (writers and directors of Good Time), the film also stars LaKeith Stanfield, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel, Eric Bogosian, and Judd Hirsch.
The drama The Farewellarrives on digital Oct. 29 from A24, and on Blu-ray (plus digital) and DVD from Lionsgate and on demand from A24 Nov. 12.
Written and directed by Lulu Wang (Posthumous), based on her real-life experiences, the film stars Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean’s Eight, “Tawk”), Tzi Ma ( “Silicon Valley,” “Veep,” Skyscraper), and Diana Lin (“The Family Law,” Australia Day).
After learning that her family’s beloved matriarch, Nai Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi returns to Changchun to ﬁnd that her family has decided to keep the news from Nai Nai. While the family gathers under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, Billi rediscovers the country she left as a child, and is forever changed by her grandmother’s spirit, in this story of how family can unite and strengthen us — often in spite of ourselves.
The sun-soaked horror film Midsommar, from director Ari Aster (Hereditary), is coming on digital and on demand Sept. 24 from A24, and on Blu-ray combo pack (plus DVD and digital) and DVD Oct. 8 from Lionsgate.
The film stars Florence Pugh as a young woman who, after a family tragedy, reluctantly joins her boyfriend on a summer trip to a remote Swedish village for a midsummer festival, which becomes more and more sinister as the days pass. What begins as a carefree summer holiday takes a turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that grow increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing.
The horror film Climax from filmmaker Gaspar Noé will be released digitally May 7 from A24, and on Blu-ray and DVD May 28 from Lionsgate.
The film focuses on a troupe of young dancers who take sangria laced with LSD and descend into a passionate and violent delirium. It stars Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub and Claude GajanMaull.
The disc will include the featurette “A Visceral Experience: Making Climax.”
Gloria Bell, starring Julianne Moore, will arrive on digital May 21 and Blu-ray (plus digital) and DVD June 4 from Lionsgate and A24.
The film follows Gloria (Moore), a free-spirited, divorced woman in her 50s seeking love at L.A. dance clubs. The film also stars John Turturro, Rita Wilson, Brad Garrett, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Sean Astin and Holland Taylor.
Lean on Pete,a story about a teenage boy who sets out on an adventure to find a home, arrives on Blu-ray (plus digital) and DVD July 10 from Lionsgate.
The film stars Charlie Plummer (The Dinner, All the Money in the World), Oscarnominee Chloë Sevigny (Best Supporting Actress, Boys Don’t Cry, 1999), Travis Fimmel (“Vikings,” Warcraft: The Beginning), and Golden Globe winner Steve Buscemi (Best Actor, Television – Drama, “Boardwalk Empire,” 2011).
Charley (Plummer), 15, finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging horse named Lean on Pete. The horse’s gruff owner, Del Montgomery (Buscemi), and his seasoned jockey, Bonnie (Sevigny), help Charley fill the void left by his absent father. But when Charley discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter, he takes extreme measures to save him.
Extras include the “Searching for Home: Making Lean on Pete” featurette.