Watch the catastrophe play out on Netflix, starting March 17.”Pete’s Dragon” & “The BFG”
Disney is dropping two recent adaptations on Netflix this week: “Pete’s Dragon,” starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, and Oakes Fegley, is available March 14; “The BFG,” directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant, arrives March 15.TV Worth Watching”This Is Us” Season 1 (Tuesday on NBC at 9 p.m.)Grab an entire box of tissues, ’cause it’s time for the “This Is Us” season finale. Check out the series starting March 17.”Miss Sloane”
Jessica Chastain plays ruthless, brilliant Washington lobbyist Elizabeth Stone, who risks everything when faced with her most formidable opponent yet. The Blu-ray includes more than 30 minutes of bonus content, including interviews with the cast and crew, a visit to the Pittsburgh set, a feature on adapting the story from stage to screen, and more.”Collateral Beauty”
A successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) questions the universe after a tragedy, writing to Love, Time, and Death. The film first arrives on digital platforms March 14, then DVD and Blu-ray March 28. After the March 13 premiere, the film will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand, and affiliate portals.Want more stuff like this? His bright-eyed lawyer (Nicholas D’Agotso) comes down from New York to East Peck, S.C., to defend the professor in his first big case. Randall, Kate and Kevin make big decisions about their futures.””The Originals” Season 4 (Friday on The CW at 8 p.m.)
There are 13 episodes to Season 4, and they begin with “Gather up the Killers.” Here’s The CW’s synopsis, beginning “Five years later… On the fifth anniversary of Klaus’ (Joseph Morgan) defeat, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) is king of the city and welcomes the un-sired vampires to New Orleans, only to find they pose an unexpected threat to his rule, leading him to seek counsel from an unlikely source. The action-thriller is available on Digital HD March 14, then March 28 on DVD, Blu-ray, 4k Ultra HD Combo Pack, and On Demand. 1 new drama on Acorn.TV starting March 17.New on DVD and Blu-ray”Passengers”Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence play two Avalon spaceship passengers who wake up 90 years too early in their planned 120-year trip to another planet. After meeting his “eccentric” client and oddball team, he realizes he’s in over his head. The movie is available on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand March 14. Special features include commentary with director Afonso Poyart, and a featurette called “Visions and Voices: The Making of Solace.”Here’s an exclusive clip from the making-of featurette, featuring Anthony Hopkins discussing his character’s psychic powers:”Fences”
Viola Davis just won an Oscar for her role in this 1950s-set drama, adapted from the play by August Wilson, starring Oscar nominee Denzel Washington, who also directed. Like us on Facebook. The comedy co-stars Jayma Mays, Sherri Shepherd, Steven Boyer, and Krysta Rodriguez.”Cries From Syria” (Monday on HBO at 10 p.m.)
This searing documentary on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, and the civil war that has ravaged the country for the past five years, is narrated by Helen Mirren and debuts on the sixth anniversary of the Syrian uprising. Posted March 13, 2017 by Gina CarboneAt a loss for what to watch this week? Things quickly spiral out of control, leading to a nation-wide panic. It’s the fourth show in a series leading up to “The Defenders” crossover miniseries, following “Daredevil,” “Jessica Jones,” and “Luke Cage.” The 13 episodes of “Iron Fist” are available for streaming on Friday, March 17.”Pandora” (Netflix Original Film)
In this 2016 South Korean action-thriller, an earthquake strikes a small town causing explosions at the local nuclear power plan. Stream Ireland’s No. What went wrong, and can they do anything about it? Here’s the synopsis for “Moonshadow”: “Jack heads to Cleveland to make things right with Rebecca on the night of her first big gig with the band. It’s perfect timing for the story of a successful Dublin lawyer, engaged to a fellow solicitor, whose life is turned upside down after she discovers her fiancé in bed with a colleague. The DVD includes the bonus features “Boston Strong: True Stories of Courage” and “Researching the Day.” The digital, Blu-ray, and 4K include both of those extras, and about half a dozen more behind-the-scenes featurettes.Check out this exclusive clip with Mark Wahlberg, Peter Berg, and Michelle Monaghan talking about Wahlberg’s bond with Boston:”Silence”
Martin Scorsese directed this story of two Christian missionaries (Adam Driver, Andrew Garfield) who travel to Japan to search for their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) at a time when Christianity was outlawed. premiere on St. Meanwhile, as Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) closes in on the cure that will allow her to revive Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and the slumbering Mikaelsons, she faces a final task that will force her to make a ruthless decision.””Trial & Error” (Tuesday on NBC at 10 p.m.)
A guy allegedly murdering his wife seems like a strange topic for a quirky sitcom starring John Lithgow, but so be it. Watch and see when the action-romance arrives on DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K Ultra HD on March 14. The drama co-stars Edward Norton, Keira Knightley, Michael Peña, Naomie Harris, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, and Jacob Latimore. The Blu-ray includes “Martin Scorsese’s Journey Into Silence,” an in-depth look into the director’s quest to make this film, featuring interviews with the cast.”You Are Wanted” Season 1 (Amazon)
In this Amazon Original drama, from Germany, Matthias Schweighofer stars as a young hotel manager whose life is torn apart after his personal data is hacked, and he ends up accused by the police of being a member of a terrorist organization. Apparently the full picture isn’t coming until later, but whatever happens is sure to break a few hearts. Bonus features include outtakes from the set, “Casting the Passengers,” “Creating the Avalon,” “On Set With Chris Pratt,” and “Space on Screen: The Visual Effects of Passengers.”Here’s an exclusive clip from the Avalon featurette:”Solace”
Sir Anthony Hopkins plays a retired physician with psychic powers, enlisted by an FBI Special Agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) to help solve a series of homicides. So she strikes out on her own, starting an unconventional private practice. Patrick’s Day. Will we get at least part of Jack Pearson’s (Milo Ventimiglia) big story? The discs include the special feature “Lobbying: Winning By Any Means.””Striking Out” (Acorn TV)
This Acorn TV Original Series is having its exclusive U.S. It arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on March 14, including the bonus feature “A Modern Fable: Discovering Collateral Beauty.”New on Netflix”Marvel’s Iron Fist” Season 1 (Netflix Original)”Game of Thrones” alum Finn Jones stars as billionaire martial arts expert Danny Rand/Iron Fist in this latest Netflix series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Colin Farrell and Abbie Cornish co-star in the thriller, which is available on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital HD on March 14. From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what’s new on Netflix and TV, we’ve got you covered.New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital”Patriots Day”
Boston boy Mark Wahlberg re-teamed with director Peter Berg once again to tell this story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the city-wide manhunt that followed. Lithgow plays a poetry professor arrested for the brutal murder of his wife. The high-stakes political drama arrives on digital March 14, then March 21 on DVD and Blu-ray.

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