There’s lots of action and drama in this week’s New Release Recap. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney share some ‘quality time’ in the Academy Award nominated Gravity, French kicker of butt Jean Reno returns to the big screen as an ex-mobster out for vengeance in 22 Bullets, plus lots more!
Gravity: Tina Fey said during the Golden Globes, “George Clooney would rather float away in space and die than spend one more minute with a woman his own age.” We’re not sure if that’s really true, but George Clooney does spend some serious quality time with Sandra Bullock in the dark silence of deep space.
Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney). Disaster strikes, leaving their shuttle is destroyed and Stone and Kowalski completely alone – tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness.
22 Bullets: If there’s one thing Jean Reno can do, it’s kick butt and take names. After starring in films like The Da Vinci Code and the classic Léon: The Professional, he’s very well practiced at it.
Charly Matteï (Jean Reno) has left the mob life to turn a new leaf. After three years of living a quiet, comfortable life with his family, Charly is left for dead in the underground parking garage of Marseille’s Old Port with 22 bullets in his body. But death isn’t ready for him just yet, and he recovers to embark on a hunt for vengeance.
Top Gear (UK) | Season 21: Hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back in action with a whole new Season. It’s time for a whole new slew of cars, challenges, destruction, and shenanigans.
In this all new season, the guys attempt to prove that hatchback cars from the 80′s are better than their modern equivalents. This includes taking ‘classic’ car from the decade and putting them under a series of challenges like: a tricky hill-climb course, an unusual visit to the supermarket, and an attempted evasion from the heavily-armed “Top Gear Police Department.”
Pacific Rim: Need Action? Robots? Monsters? Insane special effects? The real question is who doesn’t? Watch the action thriller Pacific Rim* this week for only 99¢!
Legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, start rising from the sea and cause a war that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju massive robots, called Jaegers, were created. Even with the Jaegers mankind is on the verge of defeat. Left with no choice, they turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed up former pilot and an untested trainee. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse.
* Available in the US only.