Film DVD round-up: Beasts of the Southern Wild, To Rome with Love, Ginger & Rosa and lots more

11 February: this week’s releases also include Savages, Pusher, Ruby Sparks and The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Film DVD round-up: Beasts of the Southern Wild, To Rome with Love, Ginger & Rosa and lots more
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Beasts of the Southern Wild packshot

Beasts of the Southern Wild (Cert: 12)
5 stars

Oscar-tipped tale set on the Louisiana levee

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: Production featurettes, deleted scenes and director Benh Zeitlin’s short film Glory at Sea.

Read our review for Beasts of the Southern Wild


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To Rome with Love (Cert: 12)
3 stars

Woody Allen heads to Italy for inspiration

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: A nine-minute production featurette, with contributions from producer Letty Aronson and star Alec Baldwin.

Read our review for To Rome with Love


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Ginger & Rosa (Cert: 12)
4 stars

The friendship of two teenage girls is tested

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: The DVD includes over an hour of interviews with writer/director Sally Potter and her cast, plus an audio commentary from Potter. The Blu-ray also has a making-of featurette, deleted scenes and interviews with the crew.

Read our review for Ginger & Rosa


Savages packshot

Savages (Cert: 18)
3 stars

Two dope dealers take on a Mexican drug cartel

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: The Blu-ray edition features two audio commentary tracks: one from writer/director Oliver Stone and another with various producers and co-writers. There’s also an additional uncut version of the film, deleted scenes and a five-part production featurette.

Read our review for Savages


Pusher packshot

Pusher (Cert: 18)
3 stars

Vibrant Brit remake of the Scandi crime movie

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: 17-minute production featurette, plus a Q&A with the cast and crew from the film’s premiere.

Read our review for Pusher


Ruby Sparks packshot

Ruby Sparks (Cert: 15)
3 stars

Quirky tale of an author whose dream woman becomes real

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: Five featurettes looking at the story, cast, locations and other aspects of the production.

Read our review for Ruby Sparks


The Perks of Being a Wallflower packshot

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Cert: 12)
3 stars

Adolescent angst with that Hermione out of Harry Potter

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: The DVD has two audio commentaries, one from writer/director Stephen Chbosky and a second featuring him and the cast, plus there’s a short production featurette, deleted scenes and uncut dailies.

Read our review for The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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