New to DVD: ‘Addams Family’ Offspring Hit the Road in Animated Sequel | Content for children
Another outing with the gruesome yet adorable family tops the DVD releases the week of January 18.
‘The Addams Family 2’: The Addams Family hit the road in their haunted RV for a summer vacation in this sequel to the 2019 animated feature that updated classic characters for a new, younger audience .
“Patriarch Gomez (Oscar Isaac) is inspired to take the entire crew on vacation to encourage family bonds after Wednesday (Chloe Grace Moretz) begins to feel alienated from the rest of the Addams, embarrassed by their overbearing affections to her fair science school,” Tribune News Service reviewer Katie Walsh wrote in her review. “As the family travels to Niagara Falls, Sleepy Hollow, Miami Beach, the Alamo and the Grand Canyon, this is a chance for Wednesday to reflect on what it really means to be an Addams.”
ALSO NEW ON DVD JAN. 18
‘Last Night in Soho’: Director Edgar Wright’s horror thriller stars Thomasin McKenzie as a young fashion student who forges a psychic connection with an aspiring singer in 1960s London. Also starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Matt Smith.
‘Titane’: First-prize winner at the Cannes Film Festival for director Julia Ducournau, this French body-horror shock is about a woman who was involved in a car accident as a child and now has a titanium plate in her head.
“Animal Kingdom: Season 5”: TNT drama about a Southern California crime family business. With Ellen Barkin, Finn Cole and Ben Robson.
“Annie Live!” : NBC’s adaptation of the hit musical aired December 2, starring Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks and Celina Smith as the titular orphan.
“Dynasty: Season Four”: CW reboot of the 1980s series about two wealthy families maneuvering to secure their fortunes, with the setting moved from Denver to Atlanta.
“Riverdale: Season 5”: Based on characters from Archie Comics, this live-action CW drama follows a group of teenagers in the fictional town.
‘The Dry’: Eric Bana stars as a man who returns to his small hometown to investigate the murder of a friend and reflect on his past in this slow-burning Australian thriller.
“The Last Son”: Western about a line of conflicting outlaws, with a father aiming to kill all his offspring and a son trying to stop him dead in his tracks. With Sam Worthington, Machine Gun Kelly and Thomas Jane.
“Red Stone”: Neal McDonough plays a hitman out for revenge after the murder of his older brother who must find the teenager who witnessed the murder before other criminals or the authorities get to him first.
“An Unquiet Grave”: A man returns to the site of his wife’s fatal car accident a year later with his sister to perform a strange ritual.
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‘Live or Let Die’: Post-apocalyptic horror film about two men seeking refuge from a virus outbreak that leaves humanity on the brink of extinction.
“Nocturna: Side A – The Great Old Man’s Night/Nocturna: Side B – Where Elephants Go to Die”: Argentinian film about a 100-year-old man struggling for redemption on his last night before death, then another take on the story as a woman recounts her last night.
“Looking for a Roommate”: Two college students must fight for survival after subletting their extra room to an abusive man with multiple personalities.