On Demand DVD New Releases May 1-7

The Comedian © 2016 Sony Pictures Classics Credit: Alison Cohen Rosa

On Demand DVD New Releases May 1-7

The Comedian (pictured above) Jackie Burke is an aging insult comic, and the days of his type of humor have passed. After an outburst at a club is caught on video, Jackie finds himself doing community service and meets a woman who is a big fan. Can a relationship succeed in Jackie’s world? Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito  (R, 1:59) 5/2

A Dog’s Purpose Bailey the dog is rescued from a sweltering car and becomes Ethan’s friend, confidant and the brother he never had. After many years, death for Bailey is just the start of his life with someone new as he is reincarnated over and over again. Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, voice of Josh Gad  (PG, 2:01)  5/2

Gold In 1988 Kenny Wells was a man who simply had a dream. That dream led him to discover an enormous gold deposit in Indonesia. What followed was a ride that took him to the top and was also filled with pitfalls that might eventually destroy him. Inspired by true events. Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard (R, 2:00) 5/2

I Am Not Your Negro An Oscar-nominated documentary connecting the lives and murders of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King and Medgar Evers to #BlackLivesMatter and today’s racial crisis in America. Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin (PG-13, 1:34) 5/2

The Red Turtle The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds. (PG, 1:20) 5/2

Rings When a deadly video rumored to kill viewers within 7 days goes viral, a young couple must break Samara’s curse before it’s too late. Vincent D’OnfrioMatilda Lutz, Alex Roe (PG-13, 1:42) 5/2

The Salesman When their flat becomes damaged, a couple living in Tehran is forced to move. An incident linked to the previous tenant changes their life. Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti (PG-13, 2:05) 5/2 Farsi, subtitled in English.

Also Debuting this week: Growing Up Smith (5/2), Contemporary Color (5/2), The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (5/2), The Shadow Effect (5/2), Mindgamers (5/2), Hunter’s Prayer (5/5), Burden (5/5),

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.