New DVD and Blu-ray Releases for the Week of October 3

From the Big Screen:

Talk to Me

photo for Talk to Me (2023) When a group of friends discover how to conjure spirits using an embalmed hand, they become hooked on the new thrill, until one of them goes too far and opens the door to the spirit world, forcing them to choose who to trust: the dead or the living. Vitals: Directors: Danny and Michael Philippou. Stars: Sophie Wilde, Alexandra Jensen, Joe Bird, Miranda Otto. CC, MPAA rating: R, 95 min., Horror, North American box office gross: $46.923 million, worldwide $68.859 million, Lionsgate. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Code, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo + Digital Code, VOD, Digital. Extras: Commentary with co-writer-director Danny Philippou and director Michael Philippou; “In the Grip of Terror” featurette; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer. Read more here 3 stars

This Week’s Best Bets

Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie mesmerize as a married couple on an extended trip to Venice following a family tragedy in “Don’t Look Now” (1973). While in that elegantly decaying city, they have a series of inexplicable, terrifying, and increasingly dangerous experiences. A masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg, “Don’t Look Now,” photo for Don't Look Now adapted from a story by Daphne du Maurier, is a brilliantly disturbing tale of the supernatural, as renowned for its innovative editing and haunting cinematography as for its naturalistic eroticism and its unforgettable climax and denouement—one of the great endings in horror history. On Blu-ray and in a 4K UHD/Blu-ray Combo, with 4K digital restoration, supervised by director of photography Anthony Richmond, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack. One 4K UHD disc of the film presented in Dolby Vision HDR and one Blu-ray with the film and special features. From The Criterion Collection. Read more here.

Buzzin’ the ‘B’s:

In “Mob Land” (2023), starring John Travolta, Shiloh Fernandez, Kevin Dillon, Stephen Dorff andAshley Benson, deep in the heart of Dixie, in a small town struggling with the ravages photo for Mob Landof addiction, a local sheriff (Travolta) tries to maintain the peace when desperate family man Shelby (Fernandez) robs a pill mill with his reckless brother-in-law, Trey (Dillon). But the supposedly easy score takes a violent turn, alerting the New Orleans mafia’s revenge-seeking enforcer (Dorff), who threatens Shelby’s wife (Benson) and daughter. An action-thriller with unpredictable twists and turns. In a Blu-ray/DVD Combo from Lionsgate … In “Mary Had a Little Lamb” (2023), photo for Creepy Crawly starring May Kelly, Danielle Scott and Christine Ann Nyland, a radio host and her crew set out to discover the truth behind some disappearances for a true crime show. They soon learn that there is far more to discover when they meet Mary and her lamb. Who will make it out alive of this house of horrors? From Uncork’d Entertainment. Read more here … In “Creepy Crawly” (2023 — Thailand), starring Chanya McClory, Pirat Nitipaisalkul and Benjamin Joseph Varney, when travelers arrive in Thailand during the pandemic, they must quarantine for 14 days at a hotel run by a secretive manager and staff. Unusual incidents begin at night, but no one is prepared for the shocking horror of a hundred-legged monster taking over the bodies of guests. On DVD, Blu-ray, from Well Go USA.

From TV to Disc:

“NCIS: Hawai’i Season Two” (2022-23) is a six-disc set with all 22 episodes plus three crossover episodes from the NCIS universe. Season 2 follows Special Agent Jane Tennant (Vanessa Lachey) and team as they investigate even more high-stakes crimes involving military personnel, national security, and the mysteries of the Aloha State itself. The season starts off with a bang after the team learns about a planned attack on RIMPAC (The Rim of the Pacific Exercises) in Oahu, the world’s largest International maritime warfare exercise. From Paramount … “RWBY: Volume 9” (2023) includes all 10 episodes. In this new installment of adventures, the Huntresses are pulled into an unknown world, where new adventures await and before long, they quickly realize the Ever After is not all they believed. As they journey to find a way back home, they’ll have to overcome some of their toughest challenges yet – the struggle of their own identities, and whether they’re equipped to stop Salem. On Blu-ray, from Warner.

All DVDs and Blu-rays are screened on a reference system consisting of an Oppo BDP-83 Blu-ray Disc Player w/SACD & DVD-Audio, a Rotel RSX-972 Surround Sound Receiver, and Phase Technology 1.1 (front), 33.1 (center), and 50 (rear) speakers, and Power 10 subwoofer.

OnVideo News via Email

Get our free new-release newsletter every week in your inbox:

Subscribe to our weekly new-release newsletter. Join here.

Want more? Keep up-to-date with OnVideo's Breaking News, sent straight into your email box. Subscribe here.

Subscribe to OnVideo's Email News