Here are the best recent home video releases:
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (Criterion)
In one of his final films, the legendary Japanese director crafts eight vignettes based on his dreams. The stories range from whimsical childhood memories to jolting apocalyptic visions. Martin Scorsese plays a memorable role as Vincent Van Gogh. Extras in the lavishly crafted Criterion Blu-ray include a tribute booklet that includes the script for the unfilmed ninth chapter, as well as a 150-minute making-of documentary, as well as a 50-minute biography on Kurosawa and several interviews with his collaborators.
Game of Thrones: Season 6
HBO's fascinating fantasy epic, based on the beloved George R.R. Martin novels, continues to fascinate its existing fan base and grow its following. The latest season kicks off with the stunning return of a fallen fan favorite, then continues its brutal path of shocking twists and swirling political intrigue. Extras in the Blu-ray/digital copy combo include episode guides that reveal background information, an 18-chapter primer on "Game of Thrones" lore, a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of shooting on the series, and several pieces on the visual effects and locations.
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