New On Demand Releases for week of December 20:
- Dolphin Tale
- Glee – The Concert
- Midnight in Paris
- Rise of the Planet of the Apes
- Straw Dogs
- The Rainbow Tribe (December 22)
Cast: Zoe Saldana, Lennie James, Jordi Molla, Michael Vartan, Cliff Curtis, Beto Benites, Jesse Borrego, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Callum Blue, Sam Douglas, Angel Garnica
Plot Outline: A young woman has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents’ deaths.
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr.
Plot Outline: Dolphin Tale is inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. After being caught in a crab net, the dolphin is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital, where she is named Winter. Without a tail, Winter’s prognosis is dire. It will take the expertise of a dedicated marine biologist, the ingenuity of a brilliant prosthetics doctor, and the unwavering devotion of a young boy to bring about a miracle.
Glee – The Concert
Cast: Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Jane Lynch, Dianna Agron, Darren Criss, Chris Colfer, Heather Morris, Mark Salling, Naya Rivera, Kevin McHale, Amber Riley
Plot Outline: Here’s your front-row seat to a thrilling concert performed by the phenomenally talented cast of GLEE. See your favorite stars from the hit TV show as they sing the songs you love and dance up a storm on stage. Get swept up in the energy of “Glee Live” — including performances not seen in theaters and hilarious Sue Sylvester introductions!
Midnight in Paris
Cast: Rachel McAdams, Owen Wilson, Kathy Bates, Michael Sheen, Marion Cotillard, Adrien Brody, Alison Pill, Tom Hiddleston, Carla Bruni, Lea Seydoux, Gad Elmaleh
Plot Outline: While visiting Paris for the first time, members of an American family, including a young engaged couple, find love and other misadventures. The Owen Wilson character time travels back to Paris in the 1920s where he meets Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Tom Felton, Brian Cox, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Tyler Labine, David Hewlett, David Oyelowo, Leah Gibson
Plot Outline: A single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a war unlike any other—and to the RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES.
Cast: Savannah Stehlin, Sydney Park, Michael William Arnold, Rachel Fox
Plot Outline: A colorful and foul-mouthed feature musical comedy.A film about a frizzy-haired, pink-cheeked outcast named Spork who is trying to navigate her way through the annals of junior high. When a school dance show provides a chance for Spork to show up a mean girls gang, her trailer-park neighbor steps up to coach her with some “booty-poppin” moves. Featuring a vintage 90’s soundtrack (that includes 2-Live Crew, JJ Fad’s “SuperSonic,” Dimples T’s “Get It Girl”), a score by Casey James and the Stay Puft Kid; and extended school hall dance sequences, Spork is a film about standing out and fitting in.
Cast: James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgard, Dominic Purcell, James Woods, Walton Goggins, Willa Holland, Laz Alonso, Rhys Coiro, Anson Mount, Billy Lush
Plot Outline: David and Amy Sumner, a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father’s death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy’s ex-boyfriend Charlie, leading to a violent confrontation.
Cast: Tom Hardy, Jennifer Morrison, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Bryan Callen, Noah Emmerich, Kevin Dunn, Frank Grillo, Denzel Whitaker, Kurt Angle, Gavin O’Connor
Plot Outline: Haunted by a tragic past, Marine Tommy Conlon returns home for the first time in fourteen years to enlist the help of his father to train for Sparta, the biggest winner-takes-all event in mixed martial arts history. A former wrestling prodigy, Tommy blazes a path toward the championship while his brother, Brendan, an ex-fighter-turned teacher, returns to the ring in a desperate bid to save his family from financial ruin. But when Brendan’s unlikely, underdog rise sets him on a collision course with the unstoppable Tommy, the two brothers must finally confront each other and the forces that pulled them apart.
The Rainbow Tribe
Cast: David James Elliott, Grayson Russell, Ed Quinn, Julie Ann Emery
Plot Outline: Morgan Roberts, a middle aged adult in crisis, reunites with his best friend when he returns to the summer camp of his youth. His troubles seem to magnify when he is joined by a rag-tag group of 10 year old campers. Through their struggles they collectively overcome their personal problems and exchange them for one of the best summers of their lives.