DVD: “Dear White People,” “Dracula Untold,” “Starred Up,” & More!

Racism, young offenders and iconic monsters rule this week’s home entertainment line-up!

Let’s dive right into the details below!


Dear White People

($24.99 Blu-ray, $19.99 DVD; Lionsgate)

Writer/director Justin Simien makes a strong — and funny — debut with this Sundance award-winning satire. Set at an Ivy League school, revolving around a handful of college students including gay African-American outcast Lionel, Dear White People examines race and modern media when a group of white students plan to throw a blackface hip-hop party. Extras include deleted scenes, outtakes, two commentaries, a music video and wealth of featurettes including Racism Insurance Skits.

Dracula Untold

($34.98 Blu-ray, $29.98 DVD; Universal)

How did Vlad Tepes, AKA Dracula, become the monster of Bram Stoker legend? Universal starts off a Marvel-esque reboot of its horror franchise characters, with Luke Evans playing the Dracula that started the legend. Extras include deleted scenes, a quartet of featurettes, and commentary.

Starred Up

($14.99 DVD; Tribeca Film)

Oy! You think you’re hard? Unbroken star Jack O’Connell plays Eric, a 19-year-old repeat offender who ends up in the adult clink. As he goes up against gangs, and his own violent nature, Eric also encounters his imprisoned, estranged father. Is there hope for this lad?

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