On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 29-Sept. 4
The Jungle Book Walt Disney’s first adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s novel was in animated form. Now, a glorious mix of live action and CG effects allows the viewer to enjoy the story of the orphan boy Mowgli — who is raised in the jungle by wolves, a bear, a black panther and more — with a totally different vision. This is not your father’s version of this classic story. Neel Sethi, voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley (PG, 1:46) 8/30
De Palma A look at legendary filmmaker Brian De Palma (Carrie, Scarface), in which he shares both candid wisdom and hysterical no holds-barred stories based on his experiences in the film industry for over 50 years. Directed by Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow 8/30 Available On Demand before DVD.
Me Before You (pictured) Louisa goes to work as a caregiver for Will, who is paralyzed. It is in caring for Will that Louisa finds herself, and it is with Louisa that Will softens his hardened exterior. Is this match destined to last, or could Will’s condition short-circuit a relationship only beginning to bloom? Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer (PG-13, 1:50) 8/30
Now You see Me 2 The Four Horsemen resurface one year after their magic spectacles endeared them to the public. A tech prodigy’s threats have them in a bind, but always expect the unexpected as the Horsemen try to clear their name. Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson (PG-13, 2:09) 9/2
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Conner has vaulted to the top of the music charts. He is a clueless pop star who is riding high on his celebrity status. When his new album fails to sell, Conner will do almost anything to hold on to his status, his lifestyle and everything he loves about being famous. Andy Samberg, Maya Rudolph, Imogen Poots (R, 1:27) 8/30
Skiptrace Martial arts superstar Jackie Chan and comedy favorite Johnny Knoxville team up to take down a notorious Chinese drug lord in this explosive and hilarious action-comedy. 9/2 Available same day as theatrical release.
Availability dates, titles and schedule subject to change and may vary by system. Check with your cable provider for ordering information. HD and 3D not available in all systems.