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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: February 8-10, 2013

If you don’t have any plans for the upcoming weekend and are wanting to catch a movie, try picking up one of these new releases available to rent on DVD:

(Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Flight

When a veteran pilot has to immediately land his plane after a mid-flight disaster, he is deemed a hero. That is, until more information is uncovered and people begin to raise questions. When troubling information is brought to light, Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington) is forced to answer to his personal troubles.  Flight is a mystery thriller that is action-packed.

DVD Release Date: February 5, 2013
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Denzel Washington, Nadine Velazquez, Don Cheadle

 

 

(Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures)

 

Here Comes The Boom

When cutbacks threaten to eliminate a school music program and a lovable teacher, the laid back biology teacher Scott Voss (Kevin James) begins to raise money by becoming a mixed martial arts fighter. Though the odds may be against him, everyone rallies together in the comedy Here Comes The Boom.

Check out the full Miss A Review of Here Comes The Boom.

DVD Release Date: February 5, 2013
Director: Frank Coraci
Starring: Kevin James, Henry Winkler, Salma Hayek

(Photo Credit: Summit Entertainment)

(Photo Credit: Summit Entertainment)

 

 

 

Alex Cross

Based on the novels by James Patterson, Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) follows the actions of the honorable homicide detective. When he becomes matched up against a brutal serial killer, Alex Cross is truly tested physically and morally.

DVD Release Date: February 5, 2013
Director: Rob Cohen
Starring: Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Rachel Nichols

 

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

 

Cloud Atlas

How does one individual’s actions impact another’s? Cloud Atlas travels through the lives of  different individuals and how they affect the past, present, and future. The film shows that one act of kindness can change the life of another person and how a single deed can affect several generations to come.

DVD Release Date: February 5, 2013
Directors: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Starring: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant

 

 

 

 

(Photo Credit: Sony Pictures Classics)

(Photo Credit: Sony Pictures Classics)

Celeste and Jesse Forever

A couple of high school sweethearts are finding that their marriage is falling apart. When Celeste (Rashida Jones) decides to divorce Jesse (Andy Samberg), she has hopes that they can remain friends. As they separate and begin to pursue other people, Celeste begins to question her decision and if  it really what is best for the both of them.

DVD Release Date: February 5, 2013
Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Starring: Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Elijah Wood

 

 

 

 

 

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