New on DVD & Blu-ray: Oct. 28-Nov. 3

THIS WEEK’S THEATRICAL RELEASES: Due this week are three remarkably uninspiring films: In “Deliver Us From Evil,” New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana), struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes, eventually joining forces with an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramirez), schooled in the rituals of exorcism, […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: Oct. 21-27

THIS WEEK’S THEATRICAL RELEASES: “The Purge: Anarchy”: Writer-director-producer James DeMonaco’s sequel to his summer 2013’s sleeper hit takes place in a near-future Los Angeles as citizens once again get ready to prepare for the country’s yearly night of anarchy — The Purge — in which murder and mayhem is legalized for 12 hours in an […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: Oct. 14-20

THIS WEEK’S THEATRICAL RELEASES: “Chinese Puzzle”: Follow-up to Cedric Klapisch’s “Russian Dolls” (2005) and “L’Auberge Espagnol” (2002), both centering on the romantic pursuits of Romain Duris’ Xavier Rousseau. Life is still very complicated for Rousseau. Now 40-years-old, a failed writer, and divorced, he’s heartbroken when the mother of his children moves with them from Paris […]

New on DVD & Blu-ray: Oct. 7-13

THIS WEEK’S THEATRICAL RELEASES: “Edge of Tomorrow”: Here’s a time-loop sci-fi adventure that really works, one that not only gives us plausible scenarios, lots of military action and terrific special effects, but also a fine performance from the enigmatic Tom Cruise. All from eclectic director Doug Liman (who brought us “Swingers,” “Go,” “The Bourne Identity” […]