New on DVD & Blu-ray: July 23-29

THIS WEEK’S TOP RELEASES: “Ginger & Rosa”: Sally Potter, director of the outlandish “Orlando” (1992) and “The Tango Lesson” (1997), continues her skein of interesting and quirky productions with “Ginger & Rosa,” a coming-of-age story set in London in 1962. The story: Two teenage girls — Ginger & Rosa — are inseparable. They skip school […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: July 16-22

THIS WEEK’S TOP RELEASES: “42”: Writer-director Brian Helgeland has had a mixed career (writing “L.A. Confidential,” “A Knight’s Tale,” “The Postman” and “Mystic River,” and winning both an Oscar and a Razzie award in 1998 for Best Screenplay for “L.A. Confidential” and Worst Screenplay for “The Postman.” His best-known directorial outing previously was Mel Gibson’s […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: July 9-15

THIS WEEK’S TOP RELEASES: Sometimes it’s best not to expect anything in a movie — avoid the reviews, skip the trailers, nix the pundits. Thankfully, that’s what I did with “Spring Breakers” and I’m pretty happy I did. I’m not a fan of director Harmony Korine’s much-touted “Gummo,” but this phantasmagoria of a movie knocked […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: July 2-8

THIS WEEK’S TOP RELEASES: “56 UP” “Give me the child until he is seven and I will give you the man.” Starting in 1964 with “Seven UP,” The UP Series, created by Granada Television and director Paul Almond in 1964, has explored this Jesuit maxim. The original concept was to interview 14 children from diverse […]