DVD releases for Feb. 21: 'Hacksaw Ridge,' 'Nocturnal Animals'

Thursday , February 16, 2017 - 12:00 AM

CARMEN LOPEZ, Standard-Examiner

“Hacksaw Ridge” — Rated R for intense, prolonged, realistically graphic sequences of war violence, including grisly, bloody images. “World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot,” IMDb says. 139 minutes. Stars Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey.

“Manchester by the Sea” — Rated R for language throughout and some sexual content. “An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies,” IMDb says. 137 minutes. Stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler.

“Bad Santa 2” — Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, and some graphic nudity. “Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve,” IMDb says. 92 minutes. Stars Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox.

“Nocturnal Animals” — Rated R for violence, menace, graphic nudity, and language. “A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband’s novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale,” IMDb says. 116 minutes. Stars Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon.

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