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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: January 4-6

If the craziness of the New Year has you lounging around at home this weekend, below is a preview of some DVDs that are just being released:

(Photo Credit: Entertainment One)

(Photo Credit: Entertainment One)

Cosmopolis

As financial businessman Eric Packer (Robert Pattinson) makes his way across town, he keeps a close watch on the exchange rate he has betted on. While he believes he is losing his financial dominion, things begin to unfold in his mind and chaos happens in the streets of New York City. Set in the future, an anxious Packer begins to put together clues that leads to a horrifying secret.

DVD Release: January 1st, 2013
Director:   David Cronenberg
Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Paul Giamatti

 

(Photo Credit: TriStar Pictures)

(Photo Credit: TriStar Pictures)

 

Looper

In 2074, the mob has a way to get rid of someone: send them back in time. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a contract killer who works in 2044 and his purpose is to get rid of the targets when they are sent back to the past. This thriller will keep you entertained as you come to find out that Joe gets sent to his future self for his own assassination.

Check out the full Miss A Review of “Looper.”

DVD Release: December 31st, 2012
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Pierce Gagnon

(Photo Credit: Millennium Entertainment)

(Photo Credit: Millennium Entertainment)

 

Little Birds

When two young teenage girls Lily (Juno Temple) and Alison (Kay Panabaker) meet a couple of boys, they fall into complicated explorations. As Lily and Alison venture to Los Angeles they realize what they truly want and how far they will go to get it. “Little Birds” follows the girls as they go through different experiences that they have yet to come across in their little town by the sea.

DVD Release: January 1st, 2013
Director: Elgin James
Starring: Juno Temple, Kay Panabaker, Leslie Mann, Kate Bosworth, Kyle Gallner

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