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On Video - September 2013



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September 3

The English Teacher [2013] [R] - 6.4.6
When a high school English teacher (Julianne Moore) becomes involved with a former student, her world quickly spirals out of control. Also with Michael Angarano, Greg Kinnear, Jessica Hecht, Lily Collins and Nathan Lane. Directed by Craig Zisk. [1:33]

The Iceman [2013] [R] - 7.8.10
Based on the true story of Richard Kuklinski (Michael Shannon), a notorious contract killer who lived a double life as a ruthless killer and family man, and so successfully hid his crime life from his family that they were stunned when he was arrested in 1986; he was believed to have masterminded over 100 murders. Also with Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta, David Schwimmer, Danny A. Abeckaser, James Franco and Ryan O'Nan. Directed by Ariel Vromen. [1:55]

Now You See Me [2013] [PG-13] - 4.5.5
The FBI and Interpol chase a notorious group called "The Four Horsemen," a team of renowned illusionists (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco and Isla Fisher) who succeed in a series of heists against corrupt businessmen and then shower the stolen money on their audiences. Also with Melanie Laurent, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman. Directed by Louis Leterrier. [1:55]

September 10

Love is All You Need [2013] [R] - 6.4.6
A woman recovering from breast cancer finds out that her husband is having an affair. She then travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding, where she meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife. With Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, Molly Blixt Egelind and Sebastian Jessen. In Dutch with English subtitles. Directed by Susanne Bier. [1:56]

Peeples [2013] [PG-13] - 5.3.5
A children's entertainer (Craig Robinson) arrives unannounced at the home of his fiancée's (Kerry Washington) rich parents to introduce himself. He's a big surprise for the family, but they have surprises of their own. Also with S. Epatha Merkerson, Melvin Van Peebles, Diahann Carroll, Tyler James Williams and Kali Hawk. Directed by Tina Gordon Chism. [1.35]

Star Trek Into Darkness [2013] [PG-13] - 3.5.4
The crew of the Starship Enterprise is faced with the task of taking out a criminal (Benedict Cumberbatch) responsible for the murder of several Starfleet commanders. With Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller and Alice Eve. Directed by J.J. Abrams. [2:12]

September 17

The Bling Ring [2013] [R] - 4.3.7
A group of high school students decide to spice up their lives by breaking into the homes of their favorite celebrities and stealing some of their stuff. Based on true events. With Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Claire Julien, Taissa Farmiga, Georgia Rock, Leslie Mann, Carlos Miranda and Gavin Rossdale. Directed by Sofia Coppola. [1:30]

Disconnect [2013] [R] - 7.5.10
Based on the lives of three different sets of people and how their lives intertwine due to their online presence. With Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Alexander Skarsgård, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Paula Patton, Andrea Riseborough and Max Theiroit. Directed by Henry Alex Rubin. [1:55]

The East [2013] [PG-13] - 6.6.4
When a young woman (Brit Marling) goes undercover for an elite private intelligence firm, she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group that attacks major corporations for environmental violations. With Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell and Aldis Hodge. Directed by Zal Batmanglij. [1:56]

September 24

In the House [2013] [R] - 6.5.5
After a teen student proves to be a gifted writer, a literature teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for work; however, the boy's involvement in the man's life unleashes a series of awkward events. With Fabrice Luchini, Kristin Scott Thomas and Vincent Schmitt. Directed by Francois Ozon. In French with English subtitles. [1:45]

Iron Man 3 [2013] [PG-13] - 3.7.4
Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), finds himself unable to sleep and troubled by the idea that he will not be able to protect the one thing that matters most to him, Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow). When a terrorist unleashes gruesome attacks on innocent civilians, Iron Man is thrown into action. Also with Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley, Paul Bettany, William Sadler and Ty Simpkins. Directed by Shane Black. [2:10]

Redemption [2013] [R] - 5.7.6
A former UK Special Forces soldier (Jason Statham) in Afghanistan is fleeing a court-martial. In London, he hides in the criminal underworld and takes another man's identity but when he finds out that his missing girlfriend has been murdered by a ruthless criminal he takes revenge. Also with Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Senem Temiz, Benedict Wong and David Bradley. Directed by Stephen Knight. Several scenes feature Chinese language with English subtitles. [1:40]

Unfinished Song [2013] [PG-13] - 2.4.4
A grieving widower (Terence Stamp) struggling to overcome the death of his wife joins the singing group left behind by her and in turn mends the strained relationship with his son and learns how to grieve. Originally titled "Song for Marion." Also with Gemma Anderson, Christopher Eccleston and Vanessa Redgrave. Directed by Paul Andrew Williams. [1:33]


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