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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Looper' and More

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This week: Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a mob hit man who has a crisis of conscience when his latest target is his future self (Bruce Willis) in the sci-fi thriller "Looper," directed by Rian Johnson.

Also new this week is the latest David Cronenberg movie, "Cosmopolis," starring Robert Pattinson as a billionaire drifting through New York City in his limo, as well as the Blu-ray of "School of Rock," now available in stores everywhere.


Box Office: $66 million

Rotten Tomatoes: 94% Fresh

Storyline: Time travel has been invented but is banned and only available on the black market in this futuristic sci-fi thriller. The mob sends targets back in time 30 years to be killed by a waiting hired gun, a "looper" like Joe (Joseph-Gordon Levitt). Joe collects a lot of silver and life is good until the mob sends his future self (Bruce Willis) back through time for Joe to assassinate.
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Cosmopolis Blu-ray Review

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Cosmopolis Blu-ray Review
Title: Cosmopolis Directed by: David Cronenberg Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Paul Giamatti, Kevin Durand, Samantha Morton, Jay Baruchel and Sarah Gadon Running time: 109 minutes, Rated R, Available on DVD Special Features: Citizens of Cosmopolis Featurette, Commentary with David Cronenberg, Interviews with Cast & Crew Eric Packer is a billionaire asset manager waiting out the result of a bet against the Chinese Yuan in his stretch limo as he drives around the city, interacting with his wife, coworkers, doctor and a parade of rat wielding protesters. The only way I can describe this film is by using a popular internet meme: Dafuq? (I actually said this out loud after  [ Read More ]

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Celebrate New Year's Day 2013 with Cosmopolis on Blu-ray/DVD

We haven't given a lot of coverage to Cosmopolis aside from Andrew's highly positive review, but knowing how many Cronenberg fans there are around here, we wanted to pass on the news that the film's Blu-ray/DVD release date from Entertainment One is January 1, 2013.

From the Press Release:

From director David Cronenberg (A History of Violence, Dead Ringers, Eastern Promises) and based on the prophetic novel by Don DeLillo, comes Cosmopolis, a contemporary thriller that turns into a wild, hypnotic odyssey through our new millennium's obsessions with power, money, control, information, technology, violence, sex, mortality, revolution, destruction, and, ultimately, redemption. Available on New Year's Day, 2013, Entertainment One presents this acclaimed 2012 U.S. theatrical release on Blu-ray and DVD, packed with extras including a "Citizens of Cosmopolis" featurette, audio commentary with director Cronenberg and interviews with the cast and crew.

Unfolding in a single cataclysmic day, the story follows Eric Packer (Robert Pattinson; Water For Elephants,
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