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Movies at home: Week of April 24

By Andrea Miller on April 25, 2012
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The Cineplex store boasts over 25,000 titles, from the newest hits to award-winning classics, indie fare and even your favourite TV shows. Come back here every Tuesday to find out what new movies you can BUY or RENT on DVD, Blu-ray or as a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD and how many SCENE points you can earn with each purchase. We make it easy to catch up on all the movies you may have missed or finally start the first season of that series everyone is talking about.

So what are you waiting for?

Get your fill of Hollywood at home or on the go with this week's list of the hottest releases.


Contraband
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi

Director: Baltasar Kormákur (Inhale, Jar City)
Story:
John (Wahlberg) has a sketchy, crime-filled past but has managed to clean himself up and start over but when his brother-in-law Andy (Caleb Landry Jones) is threatened by a volatile drug lord, he's forced to head back into the game he swore he'd quit. As a former smuggler, he knows all the tricks and heads to Panama to score counterfeit bills and try to keep Andy alive.
What's in it for you? BUY it for $23.99 and earn 240 SCENE points


In the Land of Blood and Honey
Starring: Goran Kostic, Zana Marjanovic, Rade Serbedzija

Director: Angelina Jolie (debut)
Story:
 Superstar Jolie tackles war-torn lovers in her writing and directing debut that finds Ajla (Marjanovic) and Danijel (Kostic), who seemed on the brink of romance when the Bosnian War broke out, vastly changing their relationship and loyalty to one another as their motives became unclear in the face of tragedy.
What's in it for you? BUY it for $31.99 and earn 320 SCENE points


Pariah
Starring: Adepero Oduye, Kim Wayans

Director: Dee Rees (Eventual Salvation)
Story:
A coming-of-age story about Alike (Oduye), who is soft-spoken and reserved at home but who sneaks out of the house with her best friend (Pernell Walker) to hit up downtown clubs where she's free to express her homosexuality. The film follows her struggle to be who she is or suppress her own desires to appease her straight-laced family. An official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
What's in it for you? BUY it for $26.99 and earn 270 SCENE points

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