“Audrey Hepburn 7-Movie Collection” (one G, one PG and five unrated films, 15 hours, 37 minutes) Coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the release of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (October 6, 1961), Paramount released a collection of 8 Blu-rays, which includes a Blu-ray of featurettes as well as performances by Hepburn in “My Fair Lady” (1964), “Funny Face” (1957), “Sabrina” (1954), “Roman Holiday” (1953), “Paris When It Sizzles” (1964), “War and Peace” (1956) and, of course, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. The collection also includes access to digital copies of each movie and tons of bonus content.
“American Night” (R, 2 hours, 3 minutes, on demand) An elegant and lively neo-noir thriller in which a coveted and long-gone Andy Warhol painting unexpectedly appears, triggering a competition among a seedy lot – including a mobster, a corrupt art dealer who was a forger, a painter who loves scorpions, an unethical museum curator, and a stuntman who prefers to be a ninja – to make the painting his own . With Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emile Hirsch, Jeremy Piven, Paz Vega, Michael Madsen; written and directed by Alessio Jim Della Valle.
“Passion Play: Russell Westbrook” (TVMA, 1 hour, 52 minutes, Showtime) This eye-opening documentary is a portrayal of the new Los Angeles Lakers point guard and philanthropist, a late bloomer who hasn’t started playing on his basketball. high school ball team until its junior year. Executive-produced by Westbrook and co-produced by his brother Raynard. Co-directed by Gotham Chopra and Erik LeDrew.
“Shiva Baby” (unrated, 1 hour, 17 minutes, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Now) A tense and uncomfortably awkward drama in which a student, accompanied by her parents aggressively promoting her daughter, attends a Jewish funeral service where she meets a rich man who pays her for sex as well as his ex-girlfriend. With Rachel Sennott, Polly Draper, Molly Gordon, Danny Deferrari; written and directed by Emma Seligman.
“The Card Counter” (R, 1 hour, 51 minutes, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV) An intriguing but infuriating slow-paced revenge thriller that tells the story of a former military interrogator turned gamer haunted by ghosts of his past decisions. With a formidable cast which includes Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, Willem Dafoe; directed by Paul Schrader.
“Birds of Paradise” (R, 1 hour, 53 minutes, Amazon Prime Video) Based on AK Small’s book “Bright Burning Stars”, this sultry drama is about an ambitious and gifted ballerina from Backwater Virginia who receives a scholarship for it. attending a prestigious ballet academy in Paris, where she meets a fascinating fellow dancer who draws her into an emotional and competitive relationship. With Diana Silvers, Kristine Froseth, Jacqueline Bisset; written and directed by Sarah Adina Smith.
“The Blazing World” (unrated, 1 hour, 41 minutes, theatrically and on demand) Ambitious, visually compelling, but not so focused, it’s a provocative fantasy thriller about a self-defeating woman who, decades after accidental drowning of her twin sister, returns to her family home, drawn by her dark imagination to an alternate dimension where her sister may still be alive. With Udo Kier, Dermot Mulroney, Vinessa Shaw; directed by Carlson Young.
“Survive the Game” (R, 1 hour, 37 minutes, On Demand, DVD, Blu-Ray) Fans of Bruce Willis and drug-steeped crime thrillers might find something to love here, in which a cop (Willis) is shot dead during a drug deal and his partner (Chad Michael Murray) stalks criminals to an isolated farm owned by a veteran with PTSD. This is when the rest of the drug dealers show up. With Zack Ward, Sarah Roemer (she is married to Chad Michael Murray); directed by James Culen Bressack.