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On Video - July 2013



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July 9

Admission [2013] [PG-13] - 4.3.5
A career admissions officer (Tina Fey) at Princeton University is put to the test when she meets a passionate teen (Nat Wolff) wanting nothing more than to study at Princeton. She must decide how far she wants to push for his acceptance, but things become more complicated when she finds out that he might be the son that she gave up for adoption years before. Also with, Dan Levy, Paul Rudd, Wallace Shawn, Sarita Choudhury and Michael Sheen. Directed by Paul Weitz. [1:57]

Dead Man Down [2013] [R] - 6.7.10
A man obsessed with revenge (Colin Farrell) is distracted from his job as the right-hand man of a New York City's crime lord (Terrence Howard) by a woman (Noomi Rapace) who is also driven by revenge. Also with Dominic Cooper, Isabelle Huppert and Luis Da Silva Jr. Directed by Niels Arden Oplev. [1:48]

The Host [2013] [PG-13] - 4.5.3
A few human survivors struggle to hang on to their way of life after an alien invasion. With Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Chandler Canterbury, J.D. Evermore, Max Irons, William Hurt, Boyd Holbrook, Mustafa Harris, Jake Abel, Frances Fisher and Scott Lawrence. Directed by Andrew Niccol. [2:05]

Spring Breakers [2013] [R] - 8.7.10
Four young women do whatever it takes to get to Florida for Spring break, including robbing a diner. When they get to Florida and the partying begins, they are arrested for tearing up a hotel, but they are bailed out by a local hustler and drug dealer (James Franco) who convinces them to help him with some of his schemes. Also with Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Vanessa Hudgens and Rachel Korine. Directed by Harmony Korine. [1:34]

Tyler Perry's Temptation [2013] [PG-13] - 6.5.4
A marriage counselor (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) married her childhood sweetheart, now a pharmacist (Lance Gross), and after a few years becomes bored with her marriage and the work she does with a match making service. When she meets a new rich client, she forms a friendship with him that becomes an obsession with unexpected repercussions. Also with Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Williams, Robbie Jones and Brandy Norwood. Directed by Tyler Perry. [1:51]

July 16

Bullet to the Head [2013] [R] - 6.8.7
A New Orleans hitman (Sylvester Stallone) partners with a Washington D.C. police detective (Sung Kang) to find the people responsible for killing their respective partners. Also with Sarah Shahi, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Holt McCallany, Brian Van Holt, Weronika Rosati and Jon Seda. Directed by Walter Hill. [1:31]

Evil Dead [2013] [R] - 5.10.8
Five young professionals take a trip to an isolated cabin and discover an obscure book called "Necronomicon Ex-Mortis." The teacher among them opens it and accidentally summons up a demon from the nearby woods; one by one, the friends become murderously possessed, until just one is left. With Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and Elizabeth Blackmore. Directed by Fede Alvarez. [1:31]

42 [2013] [PG-13] - 3.4.4
The story of baseball's legendary Number 42, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman), as he breaks the color barrier in Major League Baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. He receives support and help from friend Pee Wee Reese (Lucas Black), General Manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) and manager Leo Durocher (Christopher Meloni). Also with John C. McGinley, Nicole Beharie, Andre Holland, T.R. Knight, Alan Tudyk, James Pickens Jr. and Max Gail. Directed by Brian Helgeland. [2:08]

July 23

Ginger & Rosa [2013] [PG-13] - 4.3.5
Born on the same day and in the same hospital, two teenage girls (Elle Fanning and Alice Englert) are best friends for life. Bus as their interests change their relationship splinters. Also with Alessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks, Timothy Spall, Oliver Platt, Annette Bening and Jodhi May. Directed by Sally Potter. [1:30]

Starbuck [2013] [R] - 5.4.5
A perpetual slacker (Patrick Huard) discovers that after a few years of sperm donation, he is the father of hundreds of children. As he gradually discovers his children, without their knowledge, he grows to find the joy of parenthood on his own; meanwhile some of his children are joining a class-action lawsuit to find their sperm-donor father. Also with Julie LeBreton, Antonine Bertrand, Igor Ovadis. Directed by Ken Scott. In French with English subtitles. [1:49]

Trance [2013] [R] - 9.9.6
The line between reality and fantasy is blurred when a man (James McAvoy) has a head injury that seems to trigger a memory loss. While undergoing hypnotherapy to try to remember where he put a stolen work of art, his confusion intensifies. Also with Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson, Danny Sapani, Matt Cross, Wahab Sheikh, Mark Poltimore and Tuppence Middleton. Directed by Danny Boyle. [1:51]

July 30

Black Rock [2013] [R] - 5.7.10
Three women who were childhood friends return to their childhood playground, a deserted island. When they encounter three men hunting deer, the three women soon become the hunted. With Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth and Will Bouvier. Directed by Katie Aselton. [1:23]

G.I. Joe: Retaliation [2013] [PG-13] - 4.7.5
After nearly the entire regimen of G.I. Joes is taken out by a surprise attack, the three survivors endeavor to figure out who they can trust and who was behind the attack. With Dwayne Johnson, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-hun Lee, Elodie Yung, Ray Stevenson, D.J. Cotrona, Adrianne Palicki, Channing Tatum, Ray Park, Luke Bracey, Walton Goggins, Arnold Vosloo, Bruce Willis and Joseph Mazzello. Directed by Jon M. Chu. [1:50]


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