Top 10 new releases and recommendations

Waiting all week to get your TV fix? Well, there’s so much good stuff this week, you might have a hard time squeezing it all in this weekend!

  • Frozen – Fearless optimist Anna teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • Veronica Mars – On the eve of graduating law school, Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) has put Neptune and her amateur sleuthing days behind her. While interviewing at high-end New York law firms, she gets a call from her ex-boyfriend who has been accused of murder. Veronica heads back to help Logan find an attorney, but when things don’t seem right, she finds herself being pulled back into a life she thought she had left behind. (Movie, 2014) Newly released on on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video, Blockbuster on Demand, Redbox Instant, and Vudu.
  • Paranoia –Blackmailed by his company’s CEO, low-level employee Adam Cassidy (Liam Hemsworth) finds himself forced to spy on the boss’s rival and former mentor. As Adam enjoys all the trappings of an executive position, he soon learns he can trust no one. Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman and Amber Heard also star in this thriller. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on M-GO, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • The Wolf of Wall Street – Brace yourself for an outrageous true story from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as a young stockbroker hungry for a life of non-stop thrills, where corruption was king and more was never enough. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Contracted – On the outs with her girlfriend and overwhelmed by daily stress, a young woman has a one-night-stand with a strange man at a party and soon becomes alarmingly ill. But what she thinks is a sexually transmitted disease turns out to be far worse. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Redbox Instant.
  • The Devil’s Miner – Filmmakers pan their cameras beneath the surface of Bolivia’s Cerro Rico silver mines, a place so dark, depressing and frightening that locals believe it’s the devil’s home. Chronicling the daily ordeal of a 14-year-old who chews coca leaves on his way to work to numb his persistent, primordial terror — this somber documentary captures the hellish realities of fear. (Movie, 2005) Newly released on Netflix, but also available on Vudu.
  • Gattaca – Starring Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman and Jude Law, this story is set in a future where status is determined by genetics and a genetically flawed “In-Valid” man conspires to game the system in order to achieve his lifelong dream. In the process, he meets and falls in love with a beautiful “Valid” with a heart defect. (Movie, 1997) Newly released on Netflix, but also available on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • The Thomas Crown Affair – An adventure of a millionaire playboy (Pierce Brosnan) who steals a priceless work of art and then strikes up a fiery romance with the brilliant female insurance investigator (Rene Russo) who is on to his game. (Movie, 1999) Newly released on Hulu Plus and Redbox Instant, but also available on Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • Saving Mr. Banks – Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson bring to life the untold true story about the origins of one of the most treasured Disney classics of all time. John Lee Hancock directs this acclaimed film that reveals the surprising backstory behind the making of Mary Poppins. (Movie, 2013) Newly released on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • Critical Care – A skilled hospital resident lands in the middle of a madcap legal battle thanks to his fervent sex drive in this comedy. James Spader stars as the young doctor who gets seduced into becoming a primary part of a fight between two greedy sisters whose dying (and very rich) father is in the doc’s ward. (Movie, 1997) Newly released on HBO GO, but also available on Amazon Instant Video, Blockbuster on Demand, Redbox Instant, and Vudu.

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