DVDs: April 12, 2013 | EW.com

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DVDs: April 12, 2013

What movies to own, rent, and stream this week

NAKED LUNCH (1991, R)
Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm
William S. Burroughs’ shivery, impressionistic junkie-nightmare novel becomes a whacked-out body-horror odyssey in the strange hands of David Cronenberg. Don’t do drugs, kids. And if you do, don’t do them with talking cockroaches. Criterion Blu-ray debut. A-

RICHARD III (1955, Not Rated)
Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud
The hunchbacked king’s bones may have been found buried in an English car park recently, but he’s given a more respectful treatment in this Shakespearean adaptation from the Old Vic masters, now on gorgeous Criterion. A-

HYDE PARK ON HUDSON (2012, R)
Bill Murray, Laura Linney
Murray tries to be his most presidential playing Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a somewhat sour, Masterpiece-scented biographical drama. (Also available on iTunes) C-

HITLER’S CHILDREN (2012, Not Rated)
This gripping documentary examines the genealogy of evil by going after the ultimate sins of the father, as Israeli filmmaker Chanoch Ze’evi traces the lineages of Himmler, Goering, and other high-ranking Nazis. B+

COMING SOON

THE IMPOSSIBLE (2012, PG-13)
Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor
A harrowing, riveting, and uneasily uplifting true story about a family who survived the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. B+ 4/23

REPO MAN (1984, R)
Emilio Estevez, Harry Dean Stanton
The snarling, surreal Los Angeles punk classic from Alex Cox gets a Criterion upgrade. A- 4/16

Most grades are from EW’s reviews of the original theatrical release