UK HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE SCHEDULE – JUNE 8th 2020

Here’s a handy schedule of all UK home entertainment releases including VOD, DVD, Blu Ray and more.

Thanks to Strike Media for the schedule for the week commencing June 8th 2020.

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You Don’t Nomi
Release Date: 12th June
Distributor: Bulldog Film Distrinution
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Format: Digital
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In 1995 Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls was met by critics and audiences with near universal derision. With a host of compelling archive footage and new fascinating interviews, You Don’t Nomi explores the film’s complicated afterlife, tracing an extraordinary redemptive journey from notorious flop to cult classic, and maybe even masterpiece.

Available on iTunes
Emma
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
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Format: Digital 8th June & DVD 22nd June
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Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA. Handsome, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.

Available on iTunes
Legacy
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: The Movie Partnership
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Format: Digital
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While on a hunting trip in the isolated wilderness, a father and his adopted teenage son are turned into the prey of unknown assailants.

Available on iTunes
Echo In The Canyon
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Universal Pictures Content Group
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Format: Digital
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An intimate look at the roots of the historic music scene in L.A.’s Laurel Canyon featuring the music of iconic groups such as The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas. The film explores the Laurel Canyon scene via never-before-heard conversations and performances with these legendary bands and their contemporaries such as Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Graham Nash, Jackson Browne and Tom Petty (his last interview).

Available on iTunes
Waiting For Anya
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment
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Format: DVD & Digital
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Ben Cookson directs this adaptation of the children’s book by Michael Morpurgo which follows young shepherd boy Jo (Noah Schnapp) as he learns and must keep an important secret. After a chance encounter, Jo discovers that Jewish refugees are being smuggled across the French border into Spain and one of the smugglers, Benjamin (Frederick Schmidt), is waiting for his young daughter to return home after they were separated. Determined to help in his town’s efforts, Jo begins assisting the smugglers, however the Nazis are closing in and have their suspicions about the movement of people through the mountains. Jo does all he can to hide the desperate Jewish people from the Nazis, putting his own life on the line. The cast also includes Anjelica Huston, Jean Reno and Sadie Frost.

Available on Amazon & iTunes
Hooking Up
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Universal Pictures Content Group
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Format: Digital
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HOOKING UP sees Bailey (Sam Richardson) and Darla (Brittany Snow) embark upon a misguided and mutually deceitful form of therapy, one in which they must drive across the country re-enacting Darla’s colourful history as a sex addict. As their true motivations for the road trip come to light, the unlikely pair force one another to confront their issues, discovering that there might actually be more to love than just sex.

Available on Google Play
Banana Split
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Universal Pictures Content Group
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Format: Digital
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April (Hannah Marks) has spent the last two years of high school in a relationship with Nick (Dylan Sprouse), from first frantic make-out session to final tear-stained breakup. In the aimless summer between graduation and college, the newly single April mends her heartbreak by striking up an unexpected friendship with an unlikely candidate: Nick’s new girlfriend, Clara (Liana Liberato).

Available on iTunes
Apartment 1BR
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Blue Finch Film Releasing
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Format: Digital
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New to Los Angeles, a woman moves into a seemingly perfect apartment complex, and soon finds out that there are consequences for breaking the rules.

Available on iTunes
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Curzon Artificial Eye
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Format: DVD / Blu-Ray / Digital
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Céline Sciamma writes and directs this French historical drama starring Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel. In 1770, artist Marianne (Merlant) travels to Brittany to paint a portrait of Héloïse (Haenel), the daughter of a French countess, to celebrate her impending marriage to an Italian nobleman. However, Héloïse objects to the marriage, so Marianne is tasked with completing her portrait in secret and acting as Héloïse’s companion. As the two women spend more time together, their relationship evolves into a forbidden affair.

Available on Amazon & iTunes
The Rhythm Section
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
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Format: DVD & Blu-Ray
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Blake Lively stars as Stephanie Patrick, an ordinary woman on a path of self-destruction after her family is tragically killed in a plane crash. When Stephanie discovers that the crash was not an accident, she enters a dark, complex world to seek revenge on those responsible and find her own redemption. Based on the novel by Mark Burnell, from director Reed Morano (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) and the producers of the James Bond film series, The Rhythm Section also stars Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown.

Available on Amazon
Sonic The Hedgehog
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
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Format: DVD & Blu-Ray
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Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG tells the story of the world’s speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth.

In this live-action adventure comedy, Sonic and his new best friend Tom (James Marsden) team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) and his plans for world domination.

The family-friendly film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.

 

Available on Amazon
The Year of Spectacular Men
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Blue Finch Film Releasing
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Format: Digital
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Story of Izzy Klein, a young woman fresh out of college as she strikes up and ruins relationships with several men, and struggles to navigate the failures of post-college adulthood, leaning on her mother and older sister for support.

Available on iTunes
After Midnight Limited Edition
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Arrow Video
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Format: Blu-Ray
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A BROKEN HEART WAS BAD ENOUGH.

Ten years into his small-town romance with Abby (Brea Grant, A Ghost Story), bartender Hank (Jeremy Gardner, Bliss) wakes up alone in an empty home with nothing but a cryptic parting note for company. As Hank drinks himself into heartbreak and depression, Abby s sudden departure soon becomes the least of his concerns as a mysterious monster starts clawing at his door on a nightly basis.

As the threat outside his door intensifies, Hank calls on Abby s police officer brother Shane (Justin Benson, Synchronic) and best friend Wade (Henry Zebrowski, The Wolf of Wall Street) for help, but with no trace of the monster and his behaviour becoming more erratic his friends remain unconvinced of the creature lurking outside and Hank slips further into his own paranoia and loneliness.

Expertly directed by Jeremy Gardner and Christian Stella (Tex Montana Will Survive!) and co-produced by the team behind Spring and The Endless, After Midnight is a twisted genre-bending gem with mesmerising performances and sublime cinematography about breaking up, moving on and facing your monsters both real and imaginary.

Available on Amazon
Looking on the Bright Side
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Network Distributing
Format: DVD
Contact: Distributor

Beloved by the British public for her string of hit pre-war films, Gracie Fields’ Lancastrian earthiness, impish humour and memorable songs have endeared her to many generations of fans. Looking on the Bright Side sees Gracie starring opposite romantic lead Richard Dolman in this joyous, early ’30s musical romance. It is presented here as a brand-new remaster from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.

Gracie and Laurie are an item, both onstage and off he writes the songs and she sings them. Then Laurie has a taste of fame when he gets his first song published and spurns Gracie in pursuit of a glamorous actress.

Available on Amazon
The Vanishing
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Studio Canal
Format: DVD
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This original brilliant and disturbing George Sluizier’s masterpiece is regarded as one of the best suspense thrillers ever made. Based on the novel ‘The Golend Egg’ by Tim Krabbe, The Vanishing is the ultimate tribute to Alfred Hitchcock with the ending to prove it. Whilst touring in France, a young couple (Rex and Saskia) stop for a break at a roadside service station. Saskia leaves Rex to browse around the shops and vanishes leaving no clues as to her whereabouts. Three years later Rex begins to receive taunting postcards from Saskia’s supposed abductor and is drawn into a terrifying battle of cat and mouse in his desperate quest to discover the fate of his missing lover.

Available on Amazon
Hunt vs Lauda – F1’s Greatest Racing Rivals
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: IMC Vision
Format: DVD
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Witness the battle for Formula 1 supremacy between Britain’s swashbuckling James Hunt and the scientific Austrian, Niki Lauder. Featuring exclusive interviews and unseen footage from 1976. The victory duel for the 1976 Formula 1 Championship has become the stuff of legend. The spectacular battle for supremacy that raged all season between the cool, scientific Austrian Niki Lauda and Britain’s partying, womanising James Hunt has never been equalled. Could Hunt close the huge points gap between him and Lauda? Could Lauda overcome an appalling crash to come back from the dead and fight James to the last race of the season? This powerful story captures the heart of the 1970s – told through unseen footage and exclusive interviews with the people who were really there: the team managers, families, journalists and friends who were in the front row of the season that changed Formula 1 forever.

Available on Amazon
Days of the Bagnold Summer
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Altitude FIlm Distribution
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Format: Digital
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A teenager spends his summer listening to heavy metal music and trying to get along with his librarian mum.

Available on iTunes
Eagle and the Albatross
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Trinity Creative Partnership
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Format: DVD & Digital
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When an orphaned half Korean girl finds herself in small town America with her only living relative, she seeks out a mentor to help with the only things she loves – golf. The best player in town, the widowed optometrist, takes her under his wing, sending them on a journey to face their fear of losing loved ones and their game.

Available on Amazon & iTunes
Outside the City
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Verve Pictures
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Format: DVD & Digital
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OUTSIDE THE CITY documents the lives and deaths of the monks living behind the walls of a closed monastic community, as they transition from dairy farming to brewing the UK’s first Trappist beer, the world famous Tynt Meadow. Director Nick Hamer spent a year with the Trappist monks of Mt St Bernard Abbey, gaining privileged access to document their hidden lives. They have turned their backs on the material, consumer society, to focus instead on contemplative spirituality, and to maintain an age-old religious tradition. Life and death in a monastery. An absorbing documentary about a cloistered community, men who have given up everything in pursuit of an ideal.

Available on Amazon & iTunes
Lasso
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: High Flyers Film
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Format: DVD & Digital
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When Kit and Simon take a group of senior citizens to a local ranch and rodeo they are expecting a quiet day out, and that’s what they get – until they try to leave! A group of bloodthirsty cowboys are on the lookout for human livestock and this rodeo is about to get far too real. Lasso is a full throttle horror where the wild west gets wilder than it has ever been.

Available on Amazon & iTunes
Madness in the Method
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment
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Format: Digital
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Hoping to shed Hollywood’s perception of him, legendary stoner Jason Mewes teams up with filmmaker Kevin Smith to track down a book that will help him become a serious actor.

Available on iTunes
Payback
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Dazzler Media
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Format: Digital
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After skirting death, debt collectors French (Scott Adkins, Avengement, Doctor Strange) and Sue (Louis Mandylor, Rambo: Last Blood, My Big Fat Greek Wedding) get back to doing what they do best – cracking skulls and breaking bones – as they chase down the various lowlifes who owe money to their boss, Tommy (Vladimir Kulich, The Equalizer, Vikings).

They’re summoned to Las Vegas to collect from a dirty casino owner, who happens to be a vicious ex-lover of Sue’s. Meanwhile, a notorious drug kingpin is on the warpath to kill French and Sue to avenge his brother’s death. Facing danger from all angles, the pair has no other choice but to fight their way out of an explosively dangerous situation

Available on iTunes
Bilal: A New Breed of Hero
Release Date: 8th June
Distributor: Dazzler Media
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Format: DVD & Digital
Contact: Distributor PR

A thousand years ago, a boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister & taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed & injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

Available on Amazon & iTunes

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