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Amy Gene O'Leary holds a degree in Sport Communication – Broadcasting from Indiana University. Born and raised a Hoosier, she currently works for an event technology company in downtown Indianapolis. When she isn’t busy assisting people with their events, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, shopping, and entertaining.

Rent It This Weekend: December 7-9, 2012

Looking to stay in this weekend and catch a movie from home? Check out the list below for what’s new on DVD this weekend!

The Dark Knight Rises Batman and Catwoman

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

The Dark Knight Rises

One of the biggest summer blockbusters and the final installment of the Batman Dark Knight trilogy, “The Dark Knight Rises” is released on DVD. Batman (Christian Bale) makes his return to Gotham after a terrorist, Bane (Tom Hardy), begins his attempt to unleash a plan to ruin the city altogether. Even after many citizens had named him an enemy, Batman reemerges to protect his city from danger once again.

Check out the full Miss A Review of “The Dark Knight Rises.”

DVD Release: December 4, 2012
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway

 

The Odd Life of Timothy Green movie Poster

(Photo Credit: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” was a highly talked about family movie when it hit theaters this past August, and is certain to be fulfilling for a weekend rental. After Cindy and Jim Green (Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton) discover they cannot have children, the couple buries a box of wishes and traits they had hoped for in a baby. Soon after, a child appears and the magical story of Timothy Green comes alive.

Check out the full Miss A Review of “The Odd Life of Timothy Green.”

DVD Release: December 4, 2012
Director: Peter Hedges
Starring: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams

Hope Springs Kay

(Photo Credit: Barry Wetcher, Sony Pictures)

Hope Springs

After decades of marriage, a middle-aged couple goes to counseling sessions to help revive their relationship. “Hope Springs” revolves around Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones), the lack of intimacy in their relationship, and the marriage counselor (Steve Carell) who may be able to save them.

Check out the full Miss A Review of “Hope Springs.”

DVD Release: December 4, 2012
Director: David Frankel
Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones,  Steve Carell

 

Beasts of the Souther Wild Hushpuppy

(Photo Credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Told through the eyes of a young girl, Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis), “Beasts of the Southern Wild” unveils her story of courage and love. Living in a bayou community that is separated by a rambling levee, herself and the fellow citizens of the BathTub are very self-sufficient. When Hushpuppy’s tempered father contracts a terminal illness, she is faced with the possibility of becoming an orphan.

Check out the full Miss A Review of  “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”
DVD Release: December 4, 2012
Director: Benh Zeitlin
Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly

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