New on DVD and Blu-ray
Crazy Rich Asians
This “preposterously fun” summer rom-com reawakened a genre that flatlined years ago, said the New York Post. Constance Wu stars as a New Yorker who learns her fiancé is super rich and suddenly must prove herself to his Singaporean family. With Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh.
We the Animals
(Passion River, $25)
This small recent drama “feels like something conjured out of memory and magic,” said The Washington Post. Three brothers escape their working-class home to run free in a re-creation of childhood that “captures its ungovernable pleasures as vividly as its most threatening terrors.”
Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema
“Getting into Ingmar Bergman’s work can seem like a daunting prospect,” said PhoenixNewTimes.com. Fortunately, Criterion is celebrating the great director’s 100th birthday with a 30-disc Blu-ray box set that includes a book of essays and 39 movies spanning 60 years.