New on DVD and Blu-Ray

In literally any other week, the big release would undoubtedly be Criterion’s most mammoth undertaking yet, its set collecting 100 years worth of Olympic films, from more recent, glossy promo films to classics like Olympia and Visions of Eight. But this is not any other week, this is the week that Twin Peaks: The Return comes out on Blu-Ray. Whether it’s TV or a movie or somewhere in-between (please don’t argue about that in the comments, focus on more important arguments about, I dunno, the fucking different types of cheese or some shit), it’s one of the most incredible achievements of the year, and now it can be yours, complete with an extensive selection of behind-the-scenes documentaries.

Elsewhere this week, Olive finally gives us definitive special editions of Elaine May’s A New Leaf and Max Ophuls’ Letter from an Unknown Woman, Shout Factory gives us an uber-timely release of Silent Night, Deadly Night, Paramount releases the first five seasons of South Park in HD (and widescreen), and there are a few other hidden gems from the boutiques, including the Burt Lancaster war movie Go Tell the Spartans and Severin’s releases of two Amicus horror films.

100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912-2012 (Criterion)
2017 World Series Champions: Houston Astros (Shout Factory)
American Assassin (Lionsgate)
And Now the Screaming Starts (Severin)
Asylum (Severin)
Auntie Mame (Warner Archive Collection)
Code of Silence (Kino)
Despicable Me 3 (Universal)
Go Tell the Spartans (Scorpion)
Gook (Sony)
Jumanji (Sony)
Letter from an Unknown Woman (Olive Signature Edition)
A New Leaf (Olive Signature Edition)
Silent Night, Deadly Night (Shout Factory)
South Park: The Complete First Season (Paramount)
South Park: The Complete Second Season (Paramount)
South Park: The Complete Third Season (Paramount)
South Park: The Complete Fourth Season (Paramount)
South Park: The Complete Fifth Season (Paramount)
Twin Peaks: A Limited Event Series (Paramount)