New on DVD: ‘Collective’ eerily relevant; ‘Croods: A New Age’ has 'chaotic good' vibe

Awards season is upon us. Two major award nominees top the DVD picks for the week of Feb. 23. “Collective”: Government corruption and incompetence. A health care cover-up. Unnecessary mass death and suffering. Sound familiar? On this year’s Academy Awards documentary feature shortlist and nominated for both the Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary and the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Nonfiction Film, director Alexander Nanau’s “Collective” follows a team of Romanian journalists who are investigating the 2015 fire at the Colectiv nightclub that killed 64 and injured …

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