Weekend Movie Release Roundup: In Theatres & On DVD 8/10


The Lorax speaks not only for the trees, but also for the DVDs this week, while Jeremy Renner takes the Bourne reigns from Matt Damon.

New in Theatres 8/10/12

1. The Bourne Legacy (PG-13)

Starring Jeremy Renner and Rachel Weisz

Aaron Cross, a new hero, experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by previous events in the Jason Bourne stories (previously starring Matt Damon).

2. The Campaign (R)

Starring Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, John Lithgow and Dan Akroyd

In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center.

New on DVD & BLU-RAY

1. Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (PG)

Starring the voices of Betty White, Zac Efron, Danny DeVito, and Taylor Swift

An adaptation of the classic tale of a forest creature who shares the enduring power of hope. This animated adventure follows the journey of a 12-year-old as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

2. Bel Ami (R)

Starring Robert Pattinson, Christina Ricci, and Uma Thurman

Based on the story by Guy de Maupassant. The story of Georges Duroy, a poor soldier returning from war, who quickly realises the way to gain social status and financial security is by charming and seducing the wives of the powerful men of Paris.

3. Grimm – Season 1