Decal’s Thriller ‘Titane’ and Western ‘The Last Son’ Due on DVD Jan. 18 From Distribution Solutions

The thriller Titane and the Western The Last Son are being released on DVD Jan. 18 from Decal and Distribution Solutions.

In Titane, with a titanium plate surgically fused to her skull following a car crash as a child, car model Alexia embarks on a wild and ultimately unpredictable journey that questions our assumptions about family, identity, and love.

In The Last Son, a murderous outlaw learns he is cursed by a terrible prophecy: that he will be killed by one of his children. The film stars Sam Worthington, Machine Gun Kelly and Thomas Jane.

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Lockdown Comedy ‘Together’ Due on DVD Jan. 4 From Distribution Solutions

The lockdown comic drama Together will be released on DVD Jan. 4 from Distribution Solutions and Bleecker Street’s Decal.

The film, starring James McAvoy, Sharon Horgan and Samuel Logan, follows a husband and wife who are forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of the COVID-19 lockdown. She is a coordinator for all of Europe at a refugee charity. He is a self-employed, self-made man who runs a boutique computing consultancy. 

Together is directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin.

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‘Spencer’ Due on DVD and Blu-ray Jan. 11 From Distribution Solutions

Spencer, starring Kristin Stewart, is being released on DVD and Blu-ray Jan. 11 from Distribution Solutions, Neon and Decal.

In the film based on the life of Princess Diana, the marriage of Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. The film is an imagining of what might have happened during those few fateful days.

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In addition to Stewart (“The Twilight Saga,” Charlie’s Angels, Snow White and the Huntsman), the drama also stars Timothy Spall (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and 2, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street), Jack Farthing (“Poldark”) and Sean Harris (Mission Impossible, The Green Knight). Spencer is directed by Pablo Larrain (Jackie).

The discs include a making-of featurette.

Cannes Award Winner ‘Titane’ Traveling to Blu-ray Jan. 18 From Distribution Solutions

The Cannes Film Festival award winner Titane will debut on Blu-ray Jan. 18 from Distribution Solutions, a division of Alliance Entertainment, along with Neon and Decal.

From director Julia Ducournau (Raw), the erotic French thriller follows car model Alexia, who has a titanium plate surgically fused to her skull following a car crash as a child. She embarks on a wild and ultimately unpredictable journey that questions assumptions about family, identity and love.

The film won the Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival and stars Vincent Lindon (The Measure of a Man, My Cousin, Another World), Agathe Rousselle (Loving, 5 Vagues de L’avenir) and Garance Marillier (Raw, Warning, Ad Vitam).

Bonus features include the New York Film Festival Q&A with Julia Ducournau, Vincent Lindon and Agathe Rousselle.

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Horror Films ‘The Lockdown Hauntings,’ ‘I Need You Dead!’ Among Titles Available on DVD and Digital From Distribution Solutions

The horror film The Lockdown Hauntings, the romance Christmas With a Prince: The Royal Baby, the mystery thriller Make Up and the horror comedy I Need You Dead! are among the titles available on DVD and digitally from Distribution Solutions.

The horror film The Lockdown Hauntings is available on DVD and digital from GVN Releasing. The film follows a notorious serial killer back from the dead and on the prowl during COVID lockdown. Directed by Howard Ford, the film stars Tony Todd of Candyman fame, Angela Dixon and Heather Peace.

The romance Christmas With a Prince: The Royal Baby is available on DVD from Brain Power. In the holiday film, things get complicated for the expecting Prince Alexander and Dr. Tasha when a royal state visit is planned abroad, passing through her hometown. A slight scare delays their return, and the couple must struggle with defying tradition and delivering, literally, on expectations. 

In the horror comedy I Need You Dead!, available on DVD and digital from Mill Creek Entertainment, after a moment of teenage angst, a young punk finds himself at odds with a psychedelic monster of his own creation.

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In the mystery thriller Make Up, also available on DVD and digital from Mill Creek Entertainment, when reserved teenager Ruth (Molly Windsor) finds a smeared lipstick stain on her boyfriend Tom’s (Joseph Quinn) mirror and a strand of red hair on his T-shirt, a sense of unease creeps into their camper. Refusing to confront Tom with the discovery, Ruth tries to find the mysterious red-haired girl.

Distribution Solutions Inks Distribution Deal With Glass House

Distribution Solutions, a division of Alliance Entertainment, has inked a deal to handle digital and physical sales, distribution, and marketing of Glass House Distribution sellthrough releases in the United States and Canada.

Glass House Distribution has a wide-ranging collection of films and television including comedies “Me, Myself, and Di,” “About Hope,” and “Canadian Strain”; dramas “Skipping Stones,” “Shuttlecock” and “Gutterbug”; horror titles including La Patasola, If She Screams and Infrared Dreams; and thriller, science fiction, family and documentary titles.

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“What Glass House Distribution brings to the table with their extensive catalog of feature films and television has us thrilled to partner in business with them,” Distribution Solutions president Ben Means said in a statement. “They are a company founded by filmmakers, so their depth of knowledge into representing quality film and TV is unparalleled.”

Based in New York and Los Angeles, Glass House was founded by Tom Malloy and Bryan Glass in 2015.

“We’re very excited to work with Distribution Solutions and to be able to allow films to reach more platforms and a bigger audience,” said president and co-founder Malloy.

Distribution Solutions will bow its first Glass House release Jan. 7.

Horror Film ‘The Lockdown Hauntings’ Due Digitally Oct. 19, on DVD Nov. 16 From Alliance

The horror film The Lockdown Hauntings will be released on digital and on demand Oct. 19 and on DVD Nov. 16 from Alliance Entertainment.

In the film, with the streets empty, free from activity of humans and machines, it is not just nature that takes advantage of a global lockdown. A notorious serial killer is back from the dead, with more potential victims than ever before.

Written and directed by Howard J. Ford, the film stars Tony Todd, Angela Dixon and Heather Peace.

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Distribution Solutions Inks Distribution Deal With Powerhouse Films Label

Distribution Solutions, a division of Alliance Entertainment, has inked a physical media partnership with Powerhouse Films’ U.K.-based label Indicator.

Distribution Solutions will handle sales and distribution of all Powerhouse Films sellthrough releases in the United States and Canada.

The first physical Powerhouse Films releases distributed by Distribution Solutions will be available for purchase in January 2022.

Powerhouse Films has an extensive collection of classic films that includes limited-edition boxed sets and single-title releases, as well as standard-edition reissues of limited-edition titles that have gone out of print, such as John Carpenter’s Christine, Jacques Tourneur’s Night of the Demon and Dennis Hopper’s The Last Movie.

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“We are very excited to be in business with Powerhouse Films,” Distribution Solutions president Ben Means said in a statement. “Partnering internationally with a film label like Indicator, which has such a driven passion for physical media, helps expand the quality and coverage of classic films we distribute to the U.S. and Canada.”

“We’re thrilled to be bringing our unique blend of cult and classic cinema to audiences in the U.S. and Canada in partnership with the fantastic team at Distribution Solutions,” Powerhouse Films’ co-founder Sam Dunn said in a statement. “We’ve been working hard unearthing and restoring a raft of incredible titles in order to put together a schedule that will surprise and delight even the most adventurous viewer.”

“Indicator lovingly curates and enshrines obscure, precious gems for the obsessive collector and the genre connoisseur,” award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro said in a statement.

Comedy ‘Ride the Eagle’ Due on DVD Oct. 25

The comedy Ride the Eagle will be released on DVD Oct. 25 from Distribution Solutions, a division of Alliance Entertainment, and DECAL.

In the film, co-written by Jake Johnson and director Trent O’Donnell, when Leif’s estranged mother dies, she leaves him a “conditional inheritance.” Before he can move into her cabin, he must complete her elaborate to-do list.

The film stars Johnson (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “New Girl,” Jurassic World), Susan Sarandon (Stepmom, Thelma & Louise, Dead Man Walking), J.K. Simmons (Juno, Whiplash, La La Land) and D’Arcy Carden (“The Good Place,” “Barry,” Other People).

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Distribution Solutions Putting Content on Pluto TV

Distribution Solutions, a division of Alliance Entertainment, has announced a new partnership with Pluto TV to distribute its content through the free streaming TV service across the United States.

Content from Distribution Solutions will begin appearing on Pluto TV channels starting in fall 2021.

“We are excited to partner with Pluto TV,” Ben Means, president of Distribution Solutions, said in a statement. “Through this partnership, premium independent content from our label partners will be available to their impressive audience of 52 million monthly active users.”

More than 450 hours of content from Distribution Solutions’ label partners will be available for streaming on Pluto TV, curated to plug into the Pluto TV channels.

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Notable titles coming to Pluto TV include family favorites such as The Cat in the Hat and Benji; cult classics such as Gone in 60 Seconds (1974), the Andy Sidaris films and “Gumby”; true crime content such as the “Becoming Evil” docuseries; and recent indie horror hits such as Hostile and Open 24 Hours.

“We are thrilled to welcome Alliance Entertainment and its expansive collection of top-quality content to the world of Pluto TV,” Will Gurman, VP of global content partnerships for Pluto TV, said in a statement. “With this partnership, we look forward to bringing our viewers an even wider array of genres and programming to lean back and enjoy, ranging from reality to history, kids content, and more — all for free.”