Weekend Movie Release Roundup 1/18

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Horror and action rule the new movie releases this week!  See what Mark Wahlberg, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Liam Neeson are bringing to the big screen and DVD shelves today. 

New in Theaters 1/18/13

 

1. Broken City (R)

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones

In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor (Russell Crowe). Billy’s relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an unstoppable force and the mayor’s worst nightmare.

 

2. The Last Stand (R)

Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, and Johnny Knoxville

Sheriff Owens is a man who has resigned himself to a life of fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction after leaving his LAPD post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with failure and defeat after his partner was crippled. After the most wanted drug kingpin escapes an FBI prisoner convoy and races toward the border, Owens agrees to help U.S. law enforcement in their last opportunity to make a stand and intercept him before he slips across the border forever.

3. Mama (PG-13)

Starring  Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Megan Charpentier

Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years…. but how alone were they?

 

New on DVD & BLU-RAY 1/15/13

 

1. Taken 2

Starring Liam Neeson and Famke Janssen

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

 

2. Won’t Back Down (PG)

Starring Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal

Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look to transform their children’s failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.

 

3. The Possession (PG-13)

Starring: Kyra Sedgwick,Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Natasha Calis

A divorced couple’s daughter is possessed by an ancient spirit after buying an antique box at a yard sale. They work together to save her from the evil spirit.

 


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