There’s something for everyone this week in theatres and on DVD! We’ve got action, comedy, animation and more!
New In Theatres 8/9/13
1. Elysium (R)
In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth, a man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.
2. Planes (PG)
Starring the voices of Dane Cook, Teri Hatcher, Brad Garrett, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Dusty Crophopper dreams of competing in a famous aerial race, but he’s afraid of heights. With the help of his mentor Skipper and a few new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true.
3. We’re the Millers (R)
Starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Emma Roberts
A pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
4. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (PG)
Starring Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson
Based on the book series. In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.
New on DVD & BLU-RAY 8/6/13
1. Oblivion (PG-13)
Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, and Olga Kurylenko
A veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.
2. The Place Beyond the Pines (R)
Starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
3. Mud (PG-13)
Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.
4. West of Memphis (R)
Starring Jason Baldwin, Damien Wayne Echols and Jessie Misskelley
An examination of a failure of justice in Arkansas. The documentary tells the hitherto unknown story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to bring the truth to light. Told and made by those who lived it, the filmmakers’ unprecedented access to the inner workings of the defence, allows the film to show the investigation, research and appeals process in a way that has never been seen before; revealing shocking and disturbing new information about a case that still haunts the American South.
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