New on DVD/Blu-ray: 50/50, Memphis: The Original Broadway Production, Paranormal Activity 3, Restless, The Whistleblower
DVD/Blu-ray releases for January 24, 2012.
In this comedy-drama by The Wackness director Jonathan Levine, a close friendship develops between Kyle (Seth Rogan) and Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) after Adam is diagnosed with a cancer that gives him a 50-percent survival rate. 50/50 also stars Anjelica Huston, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Anna Kendrick.
Memphis: The Original Broadway Production
This hit Broadway musical by Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan and playwright Joe Dipietro tells the story of Memphis-based Huey Calhoun, one of the first white DJs to play “black music” in the 1950s. Memphis opened on Broadway in 2009 and won the Tony Award for Best Musical in 2010.
Paranormal Activity 3
In the third installment of this horror franchise, sisters Katie and Kristi befriends a ghost that haunts their home. The DVD version of Paranormal Activity 3 will be released on February 14.
Gus Van Sant directs this love story between a terminally ill girl (Alice in Wonderland’s Mia Wasikowska) and a death-obsessed boy (newcomer Henry Hopper). Be prepared for lots of tears.
Based on a true story, Rachel Weisz plays Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac, who discovers the U.N. has been covering up a sex scandal in post-war Bosnia.