Hollywood blockbusters abound in this week’s Video Unlimited New Release blog post.
Zero Dark Thirty follows an elite team of military operatives focused on one single goal…to find and eliminate Osama bin Laden. This film is action-packed from start to finish as it tells one of history’s greatest manhunt stories. Own the Sony Entertainment Network Exclusive bonus featurette in stunning HD today!
From iconic comedic director Judd Apatow, This is 40 is an unfiltered, comedic look inside the life of an American family. After years of marriage, Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are approaching a milestone meltdown. As they try to balance romance, careers, parents and children in their own hilarious ways, they must also figure out how to enjoy the rest of their lives. Featuring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Segel, Megan Fox, John Lithgow and Albert Brooks, This Is 40 is a candid and heartwarming comedy about the challenges and rewards of marriage and parenthood in the modern age and is available this Friday on the Video Unlimited service. Be the first to watch!
Hugh Jackman, Academy Award-winner Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway star in this critically-acclaimed adaptation of the epic musical phenomenon, Les Misérables. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells the story of ex-prisoner Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman), hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Russell Crowe), after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s (Anne Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. This enthralling story is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit and “an unforgettable experience” (Richard Roeper, RichardRoeper.com).
In TV, from Executive Producers Carlton Cuse (Lost) and Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights and Parenthood), Bates Motel delves into the sadistic and twisted relationship between serial killer-to-be, Norman Bates, and his mother Norma. A prelude to the classic horror film Psycho, the series takes a contemporary glimpse into Norman’s formative years and reveals how he became one of the most infamous murderers of all time. The pilot is available for free for a limited time. Own it today!
There are also lots of movies available to be rented this week, including The Hobbit! Visit the video store on your Sony Entertainment Network compatible devices, or simply visit the Sony Entertainment Network web store, to see all the hot new releases in movies and TV.