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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 This Weekend: January 11-13

Did you happen to have “watch more movies” on your list of New Year Resolutions? If so you are in luck. Below are some of the latest new releases on DVD that you can rent this weekend.

(Photo Credit: Relativity Media)

(Photo Credit: Relativity Media)

House at the End of the Street

After a divorce, Sarah (Elisabeth Shue) and her daughter Elissa (Jennifer Lawrence) move into their dream house located in a small town. When unexplained things begin to happen, they learn the mystery about the house next door. A girl killed her parents and then went missing. Elissa begins to form a relationship with Ryan (Max Thieriot), the lone survivor of the happenings next door, and begins to figure out a secret even deeper than she could have anticipated.

Check out the full Miss A Review of “House at the End of the Street.”

DVD Release: January 8th, 2013
Director:  Mark Tonderai
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot

 

(Photo Credit: Reliance Big Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Reliance Big Pictures)

Hit and Run

Charles Bronson (Dax Shepard) and Annie Bean (Kristen Bell) leave their small town and head out on a road adventure that is filled with unexpected surprises. Along the way they come across a friend from the past (Bradley Cooper), a group of misfits, and a federal marshal. Although Charlie is risking his Witness Protection Plan identity, he is determined to get his girlfriend to Los Angeles no matter what.

DVD Release: January 8th, 2013
Director: David Palmer, Dax Shepard
Starring: Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper

 

 

(Photo Credit: LionsGate)

(Photo Credit: LionsGate)

 

Dredd

Set in a futuristic America, a cop tries to stop a gang who passes out a drug that is able to alter reality. In this violent and dangerous city the cops hold all of the power as they are able to act as judge, jury, and executioner. The feared cop, Dredd (Karl Urban),and his psychic trainee (Olivia Thirlby), take on the dangers in the street in this gruesome movie. 

DVD Release: January 8th, 2013
Director: Pete Travis
Starring: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey

 

 

(Photo Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

Frankenweenie

After losing his precious dog, Victor (voiced by Charlie Tahan) creates a science experiment to bring Sparky back to life. Victor tries to keep his new creation at home, but once Sparky gets loose the whole town experiences consequences. Tim Burton brings “Frankenweenie” to life in this animated movie.

DVD Release: January 8th, 2013
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Charlie Tahan, Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short

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