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Monday, January 12, 2015

New DVDs out Tuesday, January 13th....

Love is Strange - gay couple Ben and George are finally married but must live apart until they find an affordable home - stars John Lithgow, Alfred Moiina and Marisa Tomei ("Parental Guidance") 

Bad Turn Worse -Bobby, Sue and B.J. thought they were escaping a dead-end existence in Texas but instead are immersed in organized crime - stars Logan Huffman ("Refuge") and Mackenzie Davis ("That Awkward Moment")

Middle of Nowhere (2012) PosterMiddle of Nowhere -Ruby has put her future in medicine on hold while her husband Derek is in prison - what she finds out about herself in the meantime may change everything for both of them - winner of five African-American Film Critics Awards (Note: Director Ava DuVernay also directed the film "Selma" currently in movie theaters)

House of Lies: Season 3 - from Showtime - there is nothing that consultant Marty Kaan (Don Cheadle, Golden Globe nominee) will not say or do to get the information his client wants! - also starring Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz (TV's "Parks and Recreation") and Josh Lawson ("Anchorman 2")

Gone Girl -Nick and Amy appear to have had nothing but bliss in five years of marriage - then Amy disappears and the scrutiny given Nick may change everyone's view of him - based on the mammoth best seller by Gillian Flynn, nominated for four Golden Globe Awards and starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike ("The World's End"), Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season - from HBO - six years have passed in the saga of Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi, Golden Globe nominee) and his contemporaries - America is facing a Great Depression, Prohibition is about to end and Nucky is trying to go legit as a businessman!

The Two Faces of January - crooked tour guide Rydal meets con-artist couple Chester and Colette in Athens - dinner includes hiding the body of a dead detective - and that's only the beginning! - stars Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen and Oscar Isaac ("Inside Llewyn Davis")

"May in the Summer" - filled in Jordan and Qatar - that's May Brennan (Cherien Dabis, "Amreeka"), a woman who seems to have it all including a stable fiancée she is about to wed in her native land - of course, nothing is ever that straight forward! - also starring Alia Shawkat (TV's "Arrested Development")

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