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'XXX: Return of Xander Cage' debuts at home

Posted: 8:02 AM, May 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-16 14:02:57Z

Here are some of this week's hottest home video releases:

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

The sixth, and supposedly last, movie in the zombie-slaughtering video game-based series limps to a weak conclusion. Star Milla Jovovich is still in top form, but the bizarre writing is at its worst and even the effects make little sense. This is one for hard-core fans only. For my full review, click here.  Extras in the Blu-ray/digital copy include a look at the series' female characters and a deep dive into the Hive that plays a major factor in the film.

The Space Between Us

The low-energy sci-fi film spins the tale of a teen boy (Asa Butterfield) -- the first human born on Mars -- who visits Earth and learns the ways of the planet under the guidance of a girl his age (Britt Robertson). Gary Oldman and Carla Gugino have supporting roles in the would-be think piece that is too low-key to generate much momentum Extras in the Blu-ray/digital copy combo include an alternate ending, deleted scenes and filmmaker commentary.

Wonder Woman: Commemorative Edition

Keri Russell voices the heroine in this solid animated origin story, in which she heads to the U.S. with a brash fighter pilot who crashes in the Amazon. They team up to take on Hades, who plans to bring the world to its knees by harnessing nuclear energy. The Blu-ray/digital copy comes with filmmaker commentary, a featurette on Wonder Woman's development and influence, and previews of other DC animated films.

XXX: Return of Xander Cage

Vin Diesel resurrects the extreme sports hero he abandoned 15 years ago. Although the sensibilities of a wakeboarding daredevil turned anti-James Bond seems painfully dated, Diesel and his game supporting cast of Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Samuel L. Jackson and Ice Cube -- with plenty of help from a crack CGI effects squad -- craft an entertaining B-movie thrill ride. The 4K/Blu-ray/digital copy combo includes a gag reel and several brief, throwaway making-of featurettes.

Studios provided review screeners.