Due on Blu-ray combo pack and DVD March 5 is Burning, based on the short story “Barn Burning” by Haruki Murakami. The psychological tale of all-consuming jealousy follows the story of three individuals, an alienated young man, Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo); Haemi (newcomer Jong-seo Jun), a spirited woman who offers romantic possibilities; and Ben (Steven Yeun, “The Walking Dead”), a wealthy and sophisticated young man who returns with her from a recent trip. When Jongsu learns of Ben’s mysterious hobby and Haemi suddenly disappears, his confusion and obsessions begin to mount, culminating in a stunning finale. Special features include the behind-the-scenes featurette “About the Characters.”
Due March 19 on Blu-ray is the horror film Accident, the first feature-length film from writer-director Dan Tondowski. Stephanie Shield (Death Race 2), Roxane Hayward (Death Race: Inferno), Tyrone Keogh (Starship Troopers 3: Marauder) and Keenan Arrison (upcoming Tomb Raider) star in this thriller about a group of teenagers trapped at the bottom of a ravine with a psycho out to kill them. When a foursome “borrows” a car for a night of fun, what starts as a wild joy ride turns into a nightmare. After a violent crash, they discover that being stuck at the bottom of a ravine in an overturned car is the least of their problems. The psychotic owner of the car that they stole has them in his crosshairs and will stop at nothing to get both the car and its contents back.
The Korean zombie film Rampant will stalk to digital, DVD and Blu-ray combo pack Feb. 26 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
From the studio behind Train to Busan comes the story of murderous creatures known as Night Demons who have overrun ancient Korea. Returning from a long imprisonment abroad, Prince Ganglim discovers that it will take the strength of his entire kingdom to stop the bloody rampage spreading across the nation.
Special features include making-of and behind-the-scenes segments.
The Chinese fantasy adventure Iceman: The Time Traveler is traveling to digital, DVD and Blu-ray combo pack Feb. 19 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
The story follows a palace guard who, during the Ming Dynasty, is buried and frozen in time by an avalanche during a fierce battle. Brought back to life in the present day, he embarks on a quest for the only thing that can correct the wrongs of history – The Golden Wheel of Time.
The film stars Donnie Yen from the “Ip Man” franchise and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Jonathan, starring Ansel Elgort (Best Actor Golden Globe nominee, Baby Driver), arrives on digital, Blu-ray and DVD Jan. 15 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
The science fiction fable explores identity and longing through the story of two brothers with a unique sibling bond — they live inside the same body. Jonathan (Elgort) is a young Manhattanite living a solitary life in the big city, and his brother John (also Elgort) is the complete opposite — outgoing, fun and adventurous. The two divide each day into 12-hour shifts where they communicate only via daily video sessions to recount the day’s activities. Previously content to live life in shifts, their delicate balance is ruined when they become involved with the same woman (Suki Waterhouse).
The film also stars Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Patricia Clarkson and Golden Globe winner Matthew Bomer.
The Chinese sequel The House That Never Dies: Reawakening will come out on DVD and digital Dec. 4 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
Based on true events at one of Beijing’s haunted houses, the film stars Joan Chen (The Last Emperor, JudgeDredd), Julian Cheung (The Grandmaster), Mei Ting (Blind Massage) and Gillian Chung (Ip Man: The Final Fight) in a story that takes place a hundred years after a mutiny by warlords in Beijing when an expert in cultural relics encounters supernatural phenomena at the mansion on 81 Chaoyangmennei Street. The discovery of baby skeletons and weird spells reveal a haunting tale of the wrongly deceased still seeking justice from the living world.