Pixar's 'Coco' leads this week's new releases

17 Jan 2018

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Coco
Coco

Leading this week's new releases is Disney/Pixar's Coco, a colourful, culturally sensitive and emotionally powerful film about Miguel, an aspiring young musician in Mexico, who finds himself transported to the Land of the Dead. It's there that he meets his ancestors - as well as his idol, the legendary musician Ernesto de la Cruz. But will Miguel be allowed to follow in his hero's footsteps? And will he ever find his way back to the world of the living?

Also released in cinemas this week

This week also sees the release of Steven Spielberg's political drama The Post, an Oscar® contender that stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, and deals with The Washington Post's attempts to publish the notorious 'Pentagon Papers' in the early 1970s.

New to order on DVD

I Am Not a Witch

A young girl is accused of witchcraft in her new Zambian village and, as a result, is then exiled to a witch camp in the middle of a desert in this BAFTA-nominated feature debut from Zambian-Welsh director Rungano Nyoni.

Also new to order this week

Stephen King's iconic coming-of-age horror is adapted for the big screen to great acclaim in It; an autistic couple from Philadelphia are followed in the build-up to their wedding day in documentary Dina; and a man who suffers an untimely death returns as a ghost to watch over his grieving wife in the spiritually musing A Ghost Story.

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