Home video: Gwyneth Paltrow favorite 'Sliding Doors' reissued on Blu-ray

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Whether you stream, buy or rent, here’s a look at what’s new or notable in home video. Movies are available on streaming sites such as iTunes, Amazon and Vudu unless otherwise noted.


“Sliding Doors”: “The Goop Lab With Gwyneth Paltrow” debuts Friday on Netflix; maybe you’ll be watching. In a parallel timeline, though, you may be observing Paltrow charm blokes twice over in this odd 1998 romantic comedy. She’s a London PR agent whose fortune changes when she does — or does not — catch the train home one day. The movie follows her down both tracks, one blonde the other brunette, as she surprises her cheating boyfriend in the act, or doesn’t, and rebounds with a chatty Monty Python fan, or not. (Shout! Factory Blu-ray)

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“Jay and Silent Bob Reboot”: Kevin Smith’s latest is neither a reboot nor a remake, but a sequel to “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” that, like “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” is so similar to its precursor that it might be called a cover version. Of course, those hair-splitting distinction are discussed at length in the movie. For fans only, obviously, though in the midst of all the comic-book talk and pot smoke, there’s a lot to be said about fatherhood — including some words of wisdom from Ben Affleck.

Also: “The Addams Family,” “Zombieland: Double Tap”


“A Fall From Grace”: Crystal Fox, one of the star’s of Tyler Perry’s soap opera “The Haves and the Have Nots,” is front and center in this psychological thriller, Perry’s first movie for Netflix. Fox plays a divorced woman whose life spirals out of control after a handsome younger man enters her life. Cicely Tyson and Phylicia Rashad costar. (Netflix)

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