Date Night: What’s New in Theatres & on DVD

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New In Theatres 3/14/14


1. Need For Speed (PG-13)

Starring  Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, and Dakota Johnson

Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins.


2. Veronica Mars (PG-13)

Starring Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni, and Krysten Ritter

Based on the TV series.  Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown – just in time for her high school reunion – in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.


New On DVD & BLU-RAY 3/11/14


1. Out of the Furnace (R)

Starring Casey Affleck, Christian Bale, and Woody Harrelson

Russell and his younger brother Rodney have always dreamed of escaping their poverty-stricken home and finding better lives. When a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, Rodney is lured into one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast – a mistake that will almost cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother.

2. The Book Thief (PG-13)

Starring Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson and Sophie Nelisse

A war drama about a young girl who finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others during WWII. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.


3. Homefront (R)

Starring James Franco, Jason Statham and Winona Ryder

A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town in Louisiana, where he soon tangles with a local meth drug lord after his daughter has a run-in with the school bully.


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