2013 July DVD

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1.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
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The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. (110 mins.)
Director: Jon M. Chu
 
2.
Under the Bed (2012)
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Two brothers team up to battle a creature under the bed, in what is being described as a "suburban nightmare" tale. (87 mins.)
 
3.
Filly Brown (2012)
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A promising hip-hop rhymer from Los Angeles finds herself in a gray area when a record producer offers her a compromising shot at stardom. (80 mins.)
 
4.
Rushlights (2013)
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Billy and Sarah, two delinquent teenage lovers from the suburbs of Los Angeles, travel to a small southern town to falsely claim a dead friend's inheritance. (98 mins.)
Director: Antoni Stutz
 
5.
Between Us (2012)
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Two couples reunite over two incendiary evenings where anything can happen in this darkly comedic story of best friends, marriage, love, disappointment and dreams. (90 mins.)
Director: Dan Mirvish
 
6.
Violet & Daisy (2011)
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Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan. (88 mins.)
 
7.
On the Road (2012)
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Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
8.
War Flowers (2012)
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North Carolina 1863, the Civil War is raging. In this inspired story of tragedy and love we follow the lives of Melody, a precocious seven-year old, and her young mother Sarah as they struggle on their farm to survive during the Civil War. (99 mins.)
Director: Serge Rodnunsky
 
9.
The Demented (2013)
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Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies. (92 mins.)
 
10.
Black Rock (2012)
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Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls' weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival. (83 mins.)
Director: Katie Aselton
 
11.
Evil Dead (2013)
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Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. (91 mins.)
Director: Fede Alvarez
 
12.
The End of Love (2012)
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When the mother of his infant son unexpectedly passes away, struggling actor Mark grapples with fatherhood and his inability to grow up. And when he sparks with a single mother, he learns how his choices have real-life consequences. (89 mins.)
Director: Mark Webber
 
13.
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
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An ambitious married woman's temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, recklessness, and forever alters the course of her life. (111 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
14.
The Host (2013)
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When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world. (125 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
 
15.
Admission (2013)
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A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption. (107 mins.)
Director: Paul Weitz
 
16.
Spring Breakers (2012)
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Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. (94 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
 
17.
The Power of Few (2013)
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Religious conspiracy collides with urban crime in a story told from multiple perspectives. (96 mins.)
Director: Leone Marucci
 
18.
Crazy Kind of Love (2013)
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A broken family finds their relationships to one another changed by a new arrival in the household. (100 mins.)
 
19.
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
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A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club. (105 mins.)
Director: Keanu Reeves
 
20.
Inescapable (2012)
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Years after he left Damascus under suspicious circumstances, Adib Abdel Kareem must confront what he left behind when his daughter goes missing. (93 mins.)
Director: Ruba Nadda
 
21.
Tai Chi Hero (2012)
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About the early years of Yang Luchan, a Tai chi master. The man who founded Tai Chi in the 19th century... (100 mins.)
Director: Stephen Fung
 
22.
Homefront (2013)
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A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord. (100 mins.)
Director: Gary Fleder
 
23.
From the Head (2011)
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Written by veteran strip club bathroom attendant, George Griffith, From The Head paints unflinching... (95 mins.)
Director: George Griffith
 
24.
Vehicle 19 (2013)
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In Johannesburg, an American parole breaker unknowingly picks up a rental car that will tie him to a web of corrupt local police. (82 mins.)
 
25.
Kiss of the Damned (2012)
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The vampire Djuna resists the advances of Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna's love is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered. (97 mins.)
Director: Xan Cassavetes
 
26.
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
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When a notorious criminal is forced to return to London, it gives a detective one last chance to take down the man he's always been after. (99 mins.)
Director: Eran Creevy
 
27.
The Silence (2010)
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13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past. (118 mins.)
Director: Baran bo Odar
 
28.
Starbuck (2011)
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As his lover announces her pregnancy, a fortysomething slacker receives other life-changing news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination, have filed a class action lawsuit against him, their biological father. (109 mins.)
Director: Ken Scott
 
29.
Love and Honor (2013)
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When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girl, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL and return to the States to win her back. (100 mins.)
Director: Danny Mooney
 
30.
Trance (2013)
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An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting. (101 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
31.
Ginger & Rosa (2012)
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A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship. (90 mins.)
Director: Sally Potter
 
32.
Pieta (2012)
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A loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle after the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. (104 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
33.
Detention of the Dead (2012)
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A group of oddball high school students find themselves trapped in detention with their classmates having turned into a horde of Zombies. (87 mins.)
Director: Alex Craig Mann
 
34.
Hunky Dory (2011)
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In the heat of the summer of 1976, drama teacher Vivienne fights sweltering heat and general teenage apathy to put on an end-of-term version of Shakespeare's The Tempest. (110 mins.)
Director: Marc Evans