‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Headed to Digital Dec. 13, Disc Dec. 20

Searchlight Pictures’ The Banshees of Inisherin will be released through digital retailers Dec. 13, and on Blu-ray and DVD Dec. 20 from Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

From acclaimed filmmaker Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), the tragicomedy is an immersive tale of friendship and folly starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson. 

In the film, although Pádraic (Farrell) and Colm (Gleeson) have been lifelong friends, they find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, bringing alarming consequences for both of them.

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The film made its world premiere in September at the Venice Film Festival, where it won the Best Screenplay Award for McDonagh and the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for Farrell. It went on to release theatrically in October, earning the highest opening per screen average of the fall, according to Disney.

Bonus features include the featurette “Creating The Banshees of Inisherin” and deleted scenes.

‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Available Digitally Nov. 2, on Disc Nov. 16

Searchlight Pictures’ biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye will be available on digital Nov. 2 and on Blu-ray and DVD Nov. 16 from Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an intimate look at the rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker (Jessica Chastain). In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker (Andrew Garfield) built a burgeoning religious broadcasting network and theme park — until rivals, financial wrongdoing and scandal toppled their empire.

Bonus features include the making-of featurette “A Look Inside The Eyes of Tammy Faye.”

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‘Nomadland,’ ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Top New Disc, Digital Releases April 27

Oscar Best Picture winner Nomadland, from Disney’s Searchlight Pictures, tops the list of new disc releases April 27, while Warner’s Judas and the Black Messiah leads the list of new digital releases.

The critically acclaimed Nomadland, an exploration of modern-day van life on the road starring Oscar winner Frances McDormand, is available on Blu-ray Disc two days after winning three Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director for Chloé Zhao, and Best Actress for McDormand. Due to the pandemic limiting its theatrical run, it is also the lowest-grossing Best Picture winner ever, with just over $5.45 million worldwide. It was made available on Hulu concurrently with its theatrical run and released for digital sellthrough April 13. Read a review here.

Also arriving April 27 on DVD and Blu-ray is the crime thriller Vanquish, from Lionsgate. The film stars Morgan Freeman as a retired cop who forces a former drug courier (Ruby Rose) to do his bidding by kidnapping her daughter.

Oscar winner Judas and the Black Messiah becomes available for digital purchase April 27 before its Blu-ray Disc and DVD release May 4 from Warner. The story follows FBI informant William O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield), who infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their chairman, Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya). O’Neal soon finds his loyalties divided between Hampton’s message and the FBI’s orders to take him down. Kaluuya won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and the film also won the Oscar for Best Original Song (“Fight For You”).

The Liam Neeson action thriller The Marksman is available for digital purchase starting April 27 before shooting to Blu-ray and DVD May 11 from Universal Pictures. Neeson plays Jim Hanson, an ex-Marine and hardened Arizona rancher who simply wants to be left alone as he tries to make a living on an isolated stretch of borderland. But everything changes when he witnesses migrants fleeing from a band of assassins sent by a ruthless drug cartel.

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases the DC Comics-based animated superhero movie Justice Society: World War II for digital sellthrough April 27. The 42nd entry in the DC Universe line of animated movies finds The Flash (voiced by Matt Bomer), prior to the formation of the Justice League, speeding back in time to find the Golden Age’s top superhero team, the Justice Society of America, locked in an epic battle against the Nazis. It arrives on Blu-ray Disc and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray May 11.

Robin Wright’s directorial debut Land, in which she also stars, arrives on digital April 27 from Universal Pictures. The drama tells the story of one woman’s search for meaning in the vast and harsh American wilderness. It will be released on Blu-ray and DVD May 11.

A complete list of new disc and digital releases, compiled each week by the Media Play News market research team, can be found here.

Golden Globe Winning ‘Nomadland’ Arrives on Digital April 13, Blu-ray Disc April 27

Searchlight Pictures and Chloé Zhao’s critically acclaimed Nomadland, an exploration of modern-day van life on the road starring Oscar winner Frances McDormand, will be available through digital retailers April 13 and on Blu-ray Disc April 27 from Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

The film just won two prestigious Golden Globe awards, best drama and, for Zhao, best director.

Bonus features on the Blu-ray Disc include the mini-documentary “The Forgotten America,” several deleted scenes, and a Telluride Premiere Q&A with McDormand and Zhao.

After premiering at the Venice Film Festival in September, Nomadland won the Golden Lion. It then went on to win the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, making it the first film to ever win the top prize at both festivals. Certified “Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes, Nomadland continues to receive high acclaim from critics and fans alike.

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The film was recently awarded Critics Choice Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Cinematography. And McDormand is nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.