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There’s something for everyone in this week’s New Release Recap! Now on the Video Unlimited service, watch hot new releases including Anchorman 2: The Legend ContinuesAmerican Hustle and even our 99 cent rental of the week, The Internship.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: We fell in love with Ron Burgundy (and his hair…and his suits…and everything else) in the first movie and we can’t wait to see him return. Don’t act like you’re not impressed.

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The world’s greatest anchorman is back! After losing his job to his wife, Ron assembles the best news team ever to compete against his new rival. Will this always-classy group beat out their new nemesis?

American Hustle: We all love a good con movie – especially if it stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Christian Bale. Watch the all-star cast in this Oscar-nominated drama.

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This movie follows the true story of the FBI’s 1980s undercover sting operation attempting to uncover corruption in Congress. The ingenious con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) and his beautiful sidekick/love interest Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) are forced to work with the FBI agent Richie MiMaso (Bradley Cooper) to unravel the political operator Carmine Polito ( Jeremy Renner). As the story unfolds, who is conning whom?

Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher:  In Marvel’s animated film based on the Avengers series, Black Widow and S.H.I.E.L.D. must save the world…again.

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The Punisher teams up with Black Widow to stop the terrorist organization Leviathan from selling top-secret S.H.I.E.L.D. technology to the highest bidder. With time running out, can the duo overcome their differences and save Earth from destruction?

Inside Llewyn Davis: Wouldn’t you want to be a folk singer for just one week? Directed by the Coen brothers, this drama takes you inside the mind of a starving artist as he faces the ups and downs of being a musician.

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The young folk singer, Llewyn Davis, is at a crossroads: it’s winter in New York and he’s struggling to make it as a musician – what should he do? Follow him as he journeys from the village to an empty Chicago club to audition for the music mogul Bud Grossman.

The Internship: But wait, there’s more! If you’re looking for a light, laugh-out-loud comedy then our favorite comedic duo, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, are just what you need!

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In our 99 cent rental of the week, Billy McMahon (Vince Vaughn) and Nick Campbell (Owen Wilson) take prestigious internship positions at Google in order to get their careers back on track.

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Action and drama and crime! Oh my! It’s been a busy week for the Video Unlimited service. A newly-released Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Hunger Games rental for 99¢ and the crime-thriller The Bag Man. Don’t forget the special Oscars promotion that gives you $5 in wallet cash back for every $20 you spend. See all the details below in today’s New Release Recap!

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Releasing this Friday, with a bow in hand, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), returns after winning the 74th Hunger Games. Katniss and her fellow tribute, Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson), embark on a “Victor’s Tour” of the 12 Districts only to discover that they aren’t yet out of harm’s way.

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Face off against a rotating series of hired assassins, all out for the bounty Black Mask has placed on The Dark Knight’s head in Batman: Arkham Origins, one half of the Batman Bundle available now for a limited time at one low price. The third of three Arkham-themed games and featuring a story that takes place before both Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, play as a younger Batman who, despite his lack of experience, still has a wonderful array of gadgets. Use the Remote Claw to tie two targets together or the shock Gloves to electrify your attacks when they’re fully charged. Even with these new powers, can the Dark Knight defeat his enemies and save Gotham City?

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Hurry, because this Dark Knight doubleheader is only available from February 25th through March 11th!

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It’s a busy week for the Video Unlimited service! A Batman Bundle, Academy-Award winner Departed for 99 cents and even a special Oscars promotion that gives you $5 in Wallet Cash back for every $20 you spend! Get all the details in this week’s New Release Recap.

Homefront: Based on the Chuck Logon novel of the same name and adapted for the big screen by the one and only Sylvester Stallone, this film promises to be gripping, action packed and heart wrenching all in one.

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Drama… So much drama. But all of it is oh so good. Acclaimed film 12 Years a Slave, the epic Season 3 of Game of Thrones and lots more fill this week’s New Release Recap.

12 Years A Slave: Don’t take our word for it, take the Golden Globes and Oscar nominations this film has under its belt as the proof. Not only is it one of the (or arguably THE) most gripping and powerful films of the year, it’s packed with one heck of an all-star cast, including: Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, Paul Dano and more.

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From acclaimed director Steve McQueen (Shame, Hunger) comes this moving film based on a true story. In the pre-Civil War United States, free citizen Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is abducted and sold into slavery. Through years living as a slave to a vicious plantation owner (Michael Fassbender), Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. It’s only after a chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist that he finds hope to change his life.
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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.

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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.
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Whether you’re in the mood for big screen action or a Golden Globe winning performance, we have it all in this week’s New Release Recap. Thor returns to save the Earth and the entire universe in Thor: The Dark World, while Matthew McConaughey gives a Golden Globe-winning performance for Best Actor in the inspiring film Dallas Buyers Club. Find out what other amazing TV and film releases hit PlayStation Store this week below.

Chris Hemsworth returns to the big screen as Thor in Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World. After the awe-inspiring events unfolded in The Avengers, an ancient and evil enemy returns to plunge the universe into darkness. To defeat this enemy, which even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor sets out on his most dangerous and personal journey yet, one that forces him into an alliance with his treacherous brother Loki. But Thor must do whatever it takes not only to save his people and those he loves…but the universe itself.

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It’s award season in the entertainment industry and the new film Dallas Buyers Club* is getting its fair share of attention. You won’t want to miss Matthew McConaughey’s Golden Globe winning performance for Best Actor in this uplifting and powerful film inspired by true events. Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof (McConaughey) sees his life overturned when he’s diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Once diagnosed, Woodroof decides to take matters into his own hands by tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world, both legal and illegal. To help other AIDS patients get the medications they need he establishes a hugely successful “buyers’ club” that inspires people in ways no one could have imagined.
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There’s a star studded collection of new films and more in this week’s New Release Recap. Watch Harrison Ford in Ender’s Game, catch heartthrob Brad Pitt in The Counselor, enjoy Robert De Niro in Last Vegas, and more! Find out what other stars you can find in this week’s releases below.

Bursting onto the PlayStation Store this week is the action packed adventure Ender’s Game. Based on a bestselling book this film is stocked with an all-star cast including Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, and Viola Davis. Fears of an alien invasion are starting to grow, so Earth’s International Fleet recruits an unlikely leader. A young and brilliant boy named Ender Wiggin. The future of the human race lies on Ender as he takes command of its forces to lead the fight.

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UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz returns to the Octagon to face interim titleholder Renan Barao this Saturday during UFC 169. Also, for the co-main event, great Jose Aldo will defend his featherweight title against Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas. Catch all the action directly from your PS3 in the US through Sony Entertainment Network’s Live Events Viewer app on Saturday, February 1st!
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This week’s New Release Recap is all about survival. Tom Hanks stars in Captain Phillips, a film based on the true story of a 2009 ship hijacking by Somali pirates, and Legendary actor Robert Redford plays a shipwreck survivor lost at sea in All Is Lost. Enjoy these epic new films and more, plus new seasons of some of TV’s hottest shows now on the Video Unlimited service!

Academy Award nominee for Best Picture, Captain Phillips is based on the true story of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama. The film focuses on the Alabama’s commanding officer, Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks), who surrendered himself to a group of Somali pirates so that his crew would be freed. Director Paul Greengrass distinctively highlights the relationship between Phillips and the Somali pirate captain, Muse (Barkhad Abdi), who takes him hostage and how both men find themselves at the mercy of forces beyond their control. Watch this pulse-pounding thriller today on PlayStation Store.

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The unlikely duo of Gotham City’s Batman and the intergalactic cop Green Lantern uncover an impending threat bigger and more deadly than anything the Earth has ever faced before. In order to survive, it will be a race to forge an uneasy alliance of the Earth’s greatest super powers! Together with Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Cyborg and teen super hero Shazam, the team prepares to meet evil head on and offer mankind its only hope! That is if they don’t self-destruct first. Don’t miss the latest animated feature from DC Entertainment, Justice League: War, available now on PlayStation Store before Blu-ray and DVD.
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Strap yourself in because this week’s New Release Recap is packed with both heart wrenching and heart pounding films! Award-winning Director Ron Howard delivers an epic, action­ packed drama about the golden age of Formula 1 racing in Rush, and the inspiring film Dear Mandela takes us on an emotional journey with three young people from South Africa striving for political change. Enjoy these great new films and more, plus new seasons of some of your favorite shows now on the Video Unlimited service!

Ron Howard returns to the Director’s chair to deliver Rush, an exhilarating true story of a legendary rivalry that took place during the glamorous golden age of Formula 1 racing. The two most talented drivers mercilessly clash on and off the Grand Prix racetrack: gifted English playboy James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and his methodical, brilliant Austrian opponent, Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). Both push themselves to the breaking point of physical and psychological endurance, where there’s no shortcut to victory and no margin for error.

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