The family drama Tomorrow, Maybe will come out on DVD, on demand and digital Aug. 20 from Random Media.
It stars Robert Blanche (Men of Honor), Bethany Jacobs, Grant Davis (Crimson and Clover) and Brian Sutherland (“Z Nation”).
Directed by Jace Daniel, the film follows Lloyd Hayek (Blanche), a career criminal who has spent the last five years in jail for dealing drugs. Upon release he attempts to reunite with his estranged daughter Iris (Jacobs). While Lloyd was in jail, Iris married an undercover narcotics detective who is dealing with some major issues. Iris’s life is falling apart, and things begin to spin out of control.
The film had its world premiere at the 20th edition of the independent film festival Dances With Films and won Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor at the Portland Indie Film Festival.
Destroyer, starring Nicole Kidman in a Golden Globe-nominated performance, will come out on digital (including Movies Anywhere) April 9 and Blu-ray and DVD April 23 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
In the crime drama, Kidman stars as L.A.P.D. detective Erin Bell who, in the years since she engaged in an undercover drug ring assignment that ended tragically, has stumbled along a path of self-destruction. When the ring’s boss resurfaces, Bell is drawn back into action to try to stop a violent new crime wave.
Disc bonus features include commentary with director Karyn Kusama; commentary with writers Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi; “Breakdown of an Anti-Hero: The Making of Destroyer”; and a photo gallery.
Fans of “The Shield” won’t want to miss this new Blu-ray edition of the gritty cop drama, featuring all 88 episodes remastered into a nice-looking high-definition presentation that maintains the raw, textured look that helped give the series its unique flavor. Michael Chiklis shines as corrupt cop Vic Mackey, who set the stage for the arrival of some of television’s great antiheroes in the years to come.
Mill Creek; Drama; $229.98 Blu-ray; Not rated. Stars Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Reed Diamond, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace, Kenny Johnson, Jay Karnes, Benito Martinez, CCH Pounder, Glenn Close, Cathy Cahlin Ryan, David Rees Snell, Paula Garcés, David Marciano, Forest Whitaker.
Before “Mad Men.” Before “Breaking Bad.” Before “Fargo.” There was “The Shield.”
The gritty 2002-08 cop drama put FX on the map for original content and helped turn basic cable into a hub of prestige television, before Netflix and other streaming services would come along to further blur the lines of distribution.
The show focused on an LAPD precinct in a fictional, gang-ridden neighborhood of Los Angeles. The division serves as the headquarters for an anti-crime strike team led by Det. Vic Mackey (Michael Chiklis), a corrupt cop whose thuggish methods draw the ire of his captain and internal affairs. However, his ends-justify-the-means approach to law enforcement earned him a reputation as an antihero among viewers who resented the characters tasked with bringing him down in the name of doing things by the book. This made him somewhat of a precursor to complicated but morally ambiguous characters such as Don Draper and Walter White who would become icons of the new Golden Age of Television that emerged in the early 21st century.
Mill Creek’s new Blu-ray edition of the show features all 88 episodes remastered in 4K from the original 16mm film elements, preserving the grainy texture that reinforces the series’ gritty flavor.
The 18-disc set includes all seven seasons and two bonus discs, carrying over bonus materials from previous DVD releases from Fox and Sony Pictures. The discs come in sturdy digibook packaging with a slipcover containing a magnetic clasp to hold everything in nice and snug.
The episodes aren’t offered with a “play all” mode, which might annoy some binge-minded viewers. Episodes can be viewed with an optional commentary and many include deleted scenes.
The final disc includes three new extras that take a look back at the show 10 years after its finale.
First up is a 2018 cast reunion with series creator Shawn Ryan that runs about 56 minutes and gives most of the actors a chance to reflect on what drew them to the show and what made it connect with fans.
The hour-long “ATX Festival Panel: The Shield Writers Room” features a 2016 gathering of many of the show’s writers, who discuss how it redefined what basic cable was able to achieve in terms of providing an avenue for storytelling akin to what HBO was doing at the time.
Finally, the 19-minute “Beyond the Badge” retrospective offers more of a typical look-back of interviews mixed with series highlights.