DVD & Blu-ray: New This Week

New to Own: Week of September 15, 2014


1.
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. (126 mins.)
Director: Josh Boone
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2.
Godzilla (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. (123 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
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3.
Think Like a Man Too (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event. (106 mins.)
Director: Tim Story
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4.
Petals on the Wind (2014 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A decade after Cathy, Christopher, and Carrie escaped from their grandparents' attic at Foxworth Hall... (85 mins.)
Director: Karen Moncrieff
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5.
Ilo Ilo (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Singapore, late 90s. The friendship between the maid Teresa and young boy Jiale ignite the mother's jealousy, while the Asian recession hits the region. (99 mins.)
Director: Anthony Chen
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6.
Casting By (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood. (89 mins.)
Director: Tom Donahue
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7.
Borgman (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A vagrant enters the lives of an arrogant upper-class family, turning their lives into a psychological nightmare in the process. (113 mins.)
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8.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. (136 mins.)
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9.
Fed Up (2014 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it. (92 mins.)
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10.
Words and Pictures (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important. (111 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
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11.
A Long Way Down (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Four people meet on New Year's Eve and form a surrogate family to help one another weather the difficulties of their lives. (96 mins.)
Director: Pascal Chaumeil
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12.
Palo Alto (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach Mr... (100 mins.)
Director: Gia Coppola
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13.
Teenage (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Teenagers did not always exist. In this living collage of rare archival material, filmed portraits, and voices lifted from early 20th Century diary entries, a struggle erupts between adults and adolescents to define a new idea of youth. (78 mins.)
Director: Matt Wolf
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