“Information of the World,” a Western with a surprisingly topical message, tops the DVD releases for March 23.
Tom Hanks performs Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd, who travels from one Texas city to the following, studying newspaper tales to massive crowds amid a (gulp) lethal epidemic in 1870. The film is directed by Paul Greengrass (“Flight 93,” “Bourne” movies). Greengrass beforehand labored with Hanks on “Captain Phillips.”
Los Angeles Instances movie critic Justin Chang had this to say: “Like a couple of latest Westerns, ‘Information of the World’ is an imperfect however delicate try to confront, or at the least sidestep, among the reductive tropes and traditionally problematic representations of the style.”
However in the end, Chang discovered “Information of the World” to be one thing of a bumpy journey: “Greengrass will be as shrewd and skillful a storyteller as his hero, even when ‘Information of the World’ lastly evokes one thing lower than complete perception.”
ALSO NEW ON DVD MARCH 23
“Breaking Information in Yuba County”: A lady buries her husband’s physique after he dies of a coronary heart assault whereas dishonest on her, and he or she tries to maintain it secret.
“The Undoing Restricted Collection”: HBO thriller sequence starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant.
NEW ON DIGITAL HD MARCH 23
“Doorways”: Otherworldly doorways unexpectedly seem across the Earth, they usually result in bother. (DVD, Blu-ray launch: April 6)
“Earwig and the Witch”: 3D animated model of British youngsters’s e-book. (DVD, Blu-ray launch: April 6)
“Sheep And not using a Shepherd”: A household man and his daughter are on the improper facet of the legislation on this Chinese language thriller.