Mike’s Picks: ‘Can’t Stop the Music’ and ‘Rider on the Rain’

Can’t Stop the Music

Shout! Factory, Musical, $29.95 Blu-ray, ‘PG.’
Stars Bruce Jenner, Valerine Perrine, The Village People, Steve Guttenberg.
Feel-good Can’t Stop the Music has all the makings of a cult movie with the passage of time, but its disco DNA ultimately might have been a commercial liability in its time as it tried to beckon fickle audiences.
Extras: The compatibly teamed writer-comic Bruce Vilanch and filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz provide a commentary. There’s also an interview with The Village People’s Randy Jones.
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Rider on the Rain

Kino Lorber, Thriller, $29.95 Blu-ray, ‘PG-13.’
Stars Charles Bronson, Marlene Jobert.
Despite a scene in which Charles Bronson dispatches a trio of polished punks in an upscale brothel, the onetime sleeper arthouse hit Rider on the Rain often emphasizes the actor’s sweeter side.
Extras: Includes a commentary with Howard S. Berger, Steve Mitchell and Nathaniel Thompson.
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