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See Kevin Costner face his toughest mission yet in 3 Days to Kill and learn what happens when the “Love Train” plays in the disco-slasher-indie film Discopath. See the full New Release Recap below.

3 Days To Kill: Kevin Costner stars as Ethan Renner, an international spy attempting to leave his high-stakes lifestyle to spend more time with his family.

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For decades, Ethan has kept his wife and daughter out of harm’s way by keeping his career a secret from them. Now he faces his toughest mission yet: Raising a teenage daughter while his wife is out of town AND completing a critical assignment.

Discopath: When “Love Train” plays on your Music Unlimited playlist, do you squeeze into your bell-bottoms and start practicing The Hustle, or do you transform into a maniacal serial killer?

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Unfortunately, for Duane Lewis, a New York chef, disco music triggers a reaction that makes him go on a killing spree.

We Must Go: Get ready for the World Cup (which starts on June 12, if you didn’t know) by watching this inspirational documentary chronicling the journey of Egypt’s National Soccer Team.

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Despite their rich history and dedication to the sport, Egypt has been unable to qualify for the ultimate championship in 24 years. The Pharaohs team up with American coach Bob Bradley to realize their dream: Unite a nation by competing in one of the most prestigious soccer events in the world.

Ping Pong Summer: This summertime coming-of-age comedy is a witty, charming and nostalgic investigation of teenage angst.

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It’s 1985 and Rad Miracle (Marcello Conte) is an awkward 13-year-old who’s obsessed with ping pong and hip hop. While on vacation with his family in Ocean City, Maryland, he makes an unlikely friendship with his outcast next-door neighbor (Susan Sarandon) who mentors him on how to stand up to the neighborhood bullies.

True Detective | Season 1: Rewatch those thrilling scenes and catch those hidden clues in the first season of this police procedural. McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star as two detectives on an epic hunt for a serial killer in rural Louisiana.

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The series follows multiple timelines to trace the Louisiana State Police’s investigation of a serial killer across 17 years. The series opens in 1995 as Martin Hard (Woody Harrelson) and his partner, Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey), are investigating the death of a gruesome, ritualistic killing. The second timeline takes place in 2012 and follows Martin and Rust as another pair of detectives is grilling them on their mysterious past.

The Bling Ring (2013): From the Oscar award-winning writer and director Sofia Coppola comes this story about the naiveté of youth, which just so happens to be our 99 Cent Rental of the Week!

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A group of teenagers obsessed with celebrity culture decide to burglarize celebrities’ homes in Los Angeles, tracking their targets’ whereabouts online to find the opportune moment for a break-in

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For the second week in a row we had a man-versus-cyborg showdown at the top of the #VUTop10 ranking.

Who prevailed? This time the Lone Survivor team utilized a tactical formation to neutralize Robocop and take the number one spot. The battle theme continued at number three with The Monuments Men, the World War II story directed, written and starring George Clooney.

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Looking for something that the entire family can watch? Go on an animated adventure with our favorite block shaped heroes in The Lego Movie. It’s “stacked” with tons of action, laughs and bonus features.

Here’s this week’s #VUTop10:

  1. Lone Survivor
  2. Robocop (2014)
  3. The Monuments Men
  4. Pompeii
  5. I, Frankenstein
  6. The Lego Movie (plus Bonus Features)
  7. Non-Stop
  8. 3 Days to Kill
  9. Justice League: War
  10. Ride Along With Gag Reel

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Kill the Messenger: Jeremy Renner plays a journalist who uncovers a connection between the U.S. government and major drug cartels, but is hunted for his discoveries.

The government does like secrets, as these movies show: JFK, All The President’s Men

Very Good Girls: Elizabeth Olsen and Dakota Fanning play best friends whose lives and friendship become complicated when they fall for the same guy the summer before they leave for college.

Enjoy these other great coming-of-age stories: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Spectacular Now

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This week’s New Release Recap includes a mixture of cinematic styles: experience breathtaking nautical battles in 300: Rise of an Empire, become awestruck by the meticulous and stylish backdrop in The Grand Budapest Hotel and much more. See the full list of new releases below.

300: Rise of an Empire (plus Bonus Features): Eva Green and Sullivan Stapleton star in this breathtaking sword-and-sandal fantasy film directed by Noam Murro.

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This new chapter in the 300 saga takes the battle to the sea as Themistokles faces off against the invading Persian forces, headed by the mortal–turned-god Xerxes, and Artemisia, the commander of the Persian army. Themistokles must unite all of Greece in order to lead a charge to change the tide of the war.

Bad Grandpa 0.5: Ever since Johnny Knoxville and his crew took their path of destruction to the big screen, it’s been their MO to overshoot and edit down to only the very best. Bad Grandpa 0.5 is no exception – it’s full of never-before-seen pranks and bonus scenes.

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You’ll get to see a whole new perspective on the crazy world of Irving Zisman, featuring celebrity guest stars Catherine Keener and Spike Jonze. Be warned: outrageous pranks and inappropriate jokes ahead!

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“Come quietly or there will be… trouble.”

That’s what our favorite cyborg law enforcement officer said to the rest of this week’s #VUTop10, helping the recent remake of Robocop rise to top. He may not be part-man, part-robot or police officer, but Marcus Luttrell (played by Mark Wahlberg) and his Lone Survivor team of soldiers fought valiantly to come in second place.

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Haven’t seen the latest Marvel cinematic offering, featuring the best team of mutant superheroes known to man, X-Men: Days of Future Past? Before you head to the theater you should check out last year’s blockbuster, The Wolverine, starring a crazy ripped version of Hugh Jackman.

See below for this week’s ranking in its entirety:

  1. Robocop (2014)
  2. Lone Survivor
  3. The Wolverine
  4. The Monuments Men
  5. I, Frankenstein
  6. The Lego Movie (plus Bonus Features)
  7. Pompeii
  8. About Last Night
  9. 3 Days to Kill
  10. Ride Along With Gag Reel

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This Is Where I Leave You: Jason Bateman and Tina Fey headline an all-star cast in this story about a group of siblings coming home for their father’s funeral.

Watch more from the movie’s stars here: Horrible Bosses, Admission

Life of Crime: A husband’s plan to get rid of his wife becomes awkward when she’s kidnapped and held for ransom, leading to all sorts of insane situations.

These other movies are also based on stories by the great Elmore Leonard: Jackie Brown, Elmore Leonard

Magic in the Moonlight: In the latest from director Woody Allen, Emma Stone plays a spiritualist in the 1930s, while Colin Firth is a skeptic out to disprove her abilities.

Get more of Woody Allen here: Midnight in Paris, Blue Jasmine

Kingsman: The Secret Service: Based on the hit comic series, Colin Firth plays a veteran spy who grooms a young protégé.

These spies certainly aren’t Bond, but they are pretty funny: Spies Like Us, Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery

Big Hero 6: Take your first look at the animated super hero movie coming from Disney and Marvel next year.

Enjoy these other must-watch movies: The Iron Giant, Monsters Inc

Happy Christmas: When an irresponsible young woman comes to live with her brother and his family, things get tense quickly.

Watch these other movies from director Joe Swanberg: Drinking Buddies, All The Lights In the Sky

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This week’s New Release Recap has several action-packed films to keep you on the edge of your seat. See all the action when you’re 40,000 feet in the air in Non-Stop, experience a double mission in Eastern Bandits and more. See the full New Release Recap below.

Non-Stop: Global star, Liam Neeson leads an all-star cast in this action thriller that takes place 40,000 feet in the air.

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During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshall Bill Marks (Liam Neeson) begins to receive cryptic text messages demanding that he transfer $150 million from the government to an offshore account. If he doesn’t procure the money, a passenger will be killed every 20 minutes.

Eastern Bandits: This film about loyalty, brotherhood and ambition tells the heroic story of a band of rebels and how their ambition could ultimately lead to their destruction.

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Youwang leads a posse of wandering bandits along with his fiercely loyal compatriots Kuei, San Pao, and Lady Dagger. The bandits set out on a double mission – both a rescue and a kidnapping – that will either make them legends or lead to their demise.

3 Days To Kill: This action-packed film explores two terrifying life events for an international spy: battling a terrorist and raising a teenage daughter.

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Kevin Costner plays an international spy who abandons his exciting lifestyle in order to spend more time with his estranged wife and daughter. Before he can become a family man, he has to complete one last mission: track down one of the world’s most ruthless terrorists.

24: Live Another Day | Season 1: There’s never a dull day for international mystery man, Jack Bauer. This fresh take on the Emmy Award-winning drama continues the story of Bauer four years after the events of season 8.

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The federal fugitive Jack Bauer has evaded capture with the aid of Chloe O’Brian. Bauer is apprehended by the CIA and forced to join an investigation into the threats against President James Heller.

Justice League: War: Our 99 cent rental of the week takes us to the shadows of Gotham City, where a mysterious and silent guardian lurks. Who is this, you ask? Batman, of course!

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Batman teams up with Earth’s greatest super heroes including the Kryptonian alien Superman, the Amazonian envoy Wonder Woman, and the scarlet speedster The Flash, to battle an impending threat much more dangerous than any of them have faced before. Can this group of unlikely companions face evil without self-destructing?

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You can now share songs from Music Unlimited on PS4 to your Facebook and Twitter feeds, with the latest system software update for PlayStation 4 (v1.7).

How does it work?

  • Open your PS4 Music Unlimited app.
  • Highlight the song you’d like to share.
  • Hit the “Share” button your DUALSHOCK 4 controller.
  • Select the Facebook or Twitter icon to share to your feed.

Let us know what you’re sharing!

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Remember when super hero movies weren’t nearly as huge as they are today? All you have to do is look back about 15 years ago, just before X-Men hit theaters in 2000 and brought Wolverine, Professor X and the rest of Marvel’s Merry Band of Mutants to the big screen, kicking off a wave that continues to this day of capes, masks and form-fitting outfits to the big-screen.

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With X-Men: Days of Future Past hitting theaters today (and hopefully clearing up some of the continuity issues that that have developed between 2000 and now), we thought it would be fun to roundup the various movies and TV shows that have featured the X-Men or its characters in some way.

Which one is your favorite? Leave a comment and let us know!

  1. X-Men: Days of Future Past
  2. X-Men
  3. X-Men: First Class
  4. X-Men: The Last Stand
  5. X-Men: Origins: Wolverine
  6. The Wolverine
  7. X-Men Evolution
  8. Marvel Knights: Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable
  9. Wolverine and the X-Men
  10. Astonishing X-Men

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Transformers: Age of Extinction: This new trailer gives us a better look at both the movie’s story and the big freaking robots – including the Dinobots – it will feature.

Get caught up on the franchise to date: Transformers, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Interstellar: This first full trailer for the movie shows an epic story of a near future where a group of individuals reaches out beyond the planet to try and find another world for humanity to survive on.

Enjoy these other movies from director Christopher Nolan: The Dark Knight, Inception

Cinderella: There’s no real first look at the live action version of the classic story, but we get the sense that it will somehow involve a very nice slipper.

If you’re in the mood for live action fairy tales, allow us to offer these suggestions: Alice in Wonderland, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Wish I Was Here: After an enigmatic first trailer, this second preview shows more of the story behind Zack Braff’s touching family drama.

Go back to 2004 for Braff’s directorial debut: Garden State

Foxcatcher: A nearly unrecognizable Steve Carell is a more than slightly creepy coach to an up-and-coming wrestler.

This isn’t the first time Carell has gotten dramatic on film: The Way Way Back, Little Miss Sunshine

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