Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

New on Dvd: 'Amy,' 'Goodnight Mommy,' 'Mistress America' New on Dvd

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

New on Dvd: 'Amy,' 'Goodnight Mommy,' 'Mistress America' New on Dvd

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'Amy'

The story of Amy Winehouse plays out like one long death scene, depicting the tragic rise and fall of a divine talent who had no aptitude for stardom and the worst people around to guide her through it. It's remarkable how much of her demise was caught on film for director Asif Kapadia's documentary, which combines a wealth of old footage with interviews with friends, handlers, producers, bodyguards and such star collaborators as Questlove and Mos Def. Rated R for language and drug material.

'Goodnight Mommy'

Thriller in which twin boys play a dangerous game of make- believe that blurs the line between nightmare and reality. In German, with English subtitles. R for disturbing violent content and some nudity.

'Mistress America'

A lonely college freshman (Lola Kirke) is taken in by her soon- to-be stepsister (Greta Gerwig) and seduced by her alluringly mad schemes and adventures. …

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