Film DVD round-up: Frankenweenie, Killing Them Softly, Rust and Bone and more…

Among this week's mayhem: pets are raised from the dead, Brad Pitt murders for the Mob and Marion Cotillard trains killers (whales, that is)

Frankenweenie (Cert: PG)
4 stars


A dog is for life… and the afterlife

Formats: DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray pack (includes standard Blu-ray)

Extras: The DVD includes a music video and a look at the props and puppets that feature in an exhibition about the film that’s touring the world. The Blu-ray adds short film Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers, a production featurette plus Tim Burton’s original live-action version of Frankenweenie.

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On the Road (Cert: 15)
2 stars

Jack Kerouac’s beatnik odyssey gets the big-screen treatment

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: Deleted scenes and a stills gallery.

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Killing Them Softly (Cert: 18)
3 stars

A Mob enforcer takes care of business

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras:  Just over 20 minutes of interviews with writer/director Andrew Dominik and the cast – bar Brad Pitt.

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Rust and Bone (Cert: 15)
3 stars

A tale of tragedy and romance from the director of A Prophet

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: Audio commentary featuring director Jacques Audiard, five minutes of deleted scenes, an hour-long documentary, plus a quick look at the special effects.

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Hope Springs (Cert: 12)
3 stars

Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep feel the love

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: Commentary from director David Frankel, a gag reel, alternative takes, plus over half an hour of featurettes including a making-of doc and interviews with the cast and crew.

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Premium Rush (Cert: 12)
3 stars

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is on the move in Manhattan

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray (both include a UV copy)

Extras: Two featurettes looking at the cast and the stunts.


Read our review for Premium Rush