Enjoy some downtime with the pick of this week’s releases at JB Hi-Fi and the cinema.
ON DVD & BLU-RAY
Warcraft When two tribes go to war, namely humans and orcs, the result is a visually spectacular bit of fantasy world building from director Duncan Jones (Moon), and a video game adaptation that for once doesn’t suck. And this is only ‘The Beginning’! Cancel your Dungeons & Dragons session this weekend.
The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season With Season 7 airing late October, now is the time to get up to date, or remind yourself where we last left Rick and the gang – and it wasn’t in a good place. What better way to spend a weekend than living in a zombie apocalypse, vicariously of course. The cliffhanger finale will have you on your knees begging for more.
The Angry Birds Movie They’re not app-y! Transforming a smartphone app into a film might sound like a dubious venture, but these aggro avians prove that it can work. With gags for young and old – and possibly every bird pun ever – The Angry Birds Movie is fun family fare and ideal school holiday viewing.
Me Before You Emilia Clarke becomes the carer to wheelchair-bound Sam Claflin, and love inevitably blooms. With no Nicholas Sparks movie released in the last few minutes, this adaptation of Jojo Moyes’ best-selling romantic weepy fills the gap nicely.
AT THE CINEMA
The true story of US government whistleblower Edward Snowden, who leaked classified NSA documents, is the focus of Oliver Stone’s latest political thriller. Raising disturbing questions concerning government surveillance in our constantly connected world, you’ll be double checking your privacy settings after watching this. Review
“Where do babies come from?” is the age-old question many parents dread answering. So the idea that storks deliver them was introduced. But what if instead of delivering small bundles of joy, they dropped off your eBay purchases? That’s the cute concept at the heart of this animated romp, which delivers family-friendly fun. Review