Our weekly New Release Recap is back with great American heroes and a visionary tale from a legendary director you won’t want to miss. See what’s new this week on the Video Unlimited service!
America’s greatest heroes are back and they’ve been set up to take the fall for a terrible crime they didn’t commit. G.I. Joe Retaliation pits the infamous G.I. Joes against their mortal enemy, Cobra, as well as dangerous new threats operating within the government. Watch Dwayne Johnson as he leads a new team including Channing Tatum and Bruce Willis on this explosive adventure that is now available for purchase before DVD and Blu-ray.
Tagged: G.I. Joe Retaliation, Only God Forgives, The Bridge
Rock makes its way back to the top of the Music Unlimited charts in the biggest way since Fun.’s hit, “We Are Young” by way of Imagine Dragons who have claimed the #1 spot for several weeks. The Vegas natives are able “hold” Macklemore’s double header as newer releases like Robin Thicke, J. Cole and Wale gain some steam.
On the channel front, debuting on the charts at #7 is our special Best of 2013 . . . So Far Channel. Listen to it to hear staff picks and top played tracks from January until now, including Daft Punk, Kanye West, Phoenix and more.
Check out the rest of the charts and listen to your favorites on the Music Unlimited service.
Week Ending 7/8/13 [US]
Fee-fi-fo-fum! Jack the Giant Slayer climbs its way up to the #1 spot and once again proves you should never count the little guy out. With the wave of a hand, a little humor and some flashy magic The Incredible Burt Wonderstone was able to wow it’s way into the number two spot. Rounding out the top three, Evil Dead teaches us a valuable lesson – if you happen to stumble upon a spooky cabin in the woods DON’T open any books!
See below for the full list and be sure to check out these epic movies this weekend on the Video Unlimited service:
- 21 and Over
- Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (Unrated)
- Snitch (2013)
- Despicable Me
- Identity Thief (Unrated)
- Oz, the Great and Powerful
- The Call
- Evil Dead (2013) (Includes Bonus Feature)
- The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (plus Bonus Features)
- Jack The Giant Slayer
Tagged: 21 and Ove, Despicable Me, Evil Dead, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, Identity Thieft, jack the giant slayer, Oz the Great and Powerful, Snitch, The Call, the Great and Powerful, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Last month LL Cool J released his lucky 13th studio album Authentic, now part of the entertainment empire he has built that includes film, TV and entrepreneurial endeavors. At the heart of his career is the music, with a history of songs that have defined the shape of Hip-Hop in its formative years and those to follow.
We gathered a variety of LL Cool J’s biggest tracks and cult favorites in our Artist Rewind: LL Cool J Channel, now available on the Music Unlimited service. This includes songs from across his catalog, including “Mama Said Knock You Out,” “Doin’ It” & “Around the Way Girl,” as well as “Bath Salt” & “We Came to Party” from Authentic.
We love LL Cool J, so today’s #ThrowbackThursday is dedicated to our favorite of his songs with “love” in the title. Browse the list below and hear more in the new channel!
“I Need Love”
Bigger & Deffer
“One Shot at Love”
Walking With a Panther
“Born to Love You”
“I Fall in Love”
“Give Me Love”
Tagged: LL Cool J
It’s summer so relax, kick back and check out the loads of new titles and some great sales now on the PlayStation Store.
For all you football fans out there, new this week for PlayStation 3 is NCAA Football 14. With new coach skills and power recruiting abilities they’ve created the best Dynasty experience thus far.
Also new this week for PS3 is Binary Domain and History Legends of War: Patton.
You wanted it and now it’s officially live — offline playback and high quality audio streaming app are now available for everyone who listens to the Music Unlimited service on iPhone or iPod touch!
Similar to the Music Unlimited Android app, iOS users can now download individual albums and tracks, as well as any playlists they have created to their device and enjoy music even when a cellular or Wi-Fi connection isn’t available, or when they want to conserve battery life or curb data usage. This version 1.3 1 app update will offer the ability to listen to your music in crystal clear 320kbps AAC high fidelity audio while streaming.
Check out the demo video for further details:
Now, you can start downloading the Music Unlimited App for free at the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or visit www.AppStore.com/MusicUnlimited.
Listening to music offline is simple:
- Select a playlist, song or album that you’d like to download.
- Tap the “Options” button on the right of the album, track or playlist you’d like to download
- Select “Download Album” from the pop up menu.
- Once you select the music for download, hit the all new “Menu” button on the top left of the app and you’ll see the “My Downloads” queue to check the progress of your downloading tracks.
- Once the tracks are finished downloading, set the “Offline Mode” switch to “ON” and you’ll immediately see the list of artists, albums, songs and playlists that are available for offline listening.
Follow these easy steps to activate HQ Audio*:
- Select the “Menu” button, and then select the “Settings” option.
- Select “ON” where you see “High Quality Audio HQ Streaming”.
- Once HQ Audio is activated, you’ll see an “HQ” badge next to the right of the track information when you play a song.
Share a comment with us on what you think about the great new features below!
*Please note that High Quality Streaming is not available for offline playback mode.
Curse of Chucky: Everyone’s favorite possessed children’s plaything is back with a new family and new horrors to inflict.
More terrifying doll hijinks await you: Bride of Chucky, Seed of Chucky
Lovelace: Screen queen Amanda Seyfried stars as one of the most famous adult films of all time, Linda Lovelace.
Enjoy her past work in these other Seyfried classics: Les Miserables, In Time, Jennifer’s Body (unrated)
Tagged: Austenland, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, Curse of Chucky, Lovelace, The Lifeguard
From the talented Colin Ferrell to the tactful Robert De Niro to the tantalizing Selena Gomez and the tasteful John Travolta, our New Release Recap is filled with star talent in blockbuster films you won’t want to miss! See what’s new this week on the Video Unlimited service.
Dead Man Down stars Colin Farrell as Victor, a professional killer and the right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City. When Victor is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice, their chemistry and intense relationship leads them to execute a violent and cathartic plan for revenge. Get Dead Man Down now available to rent on the Video Unlimited service.
Tagged: Attack the Block, Batman, Clash of the Titans, Dead Man Down, Despicable Me, Hellboy, Killing Season, Spring Breakers, Ted (Unrated), The Dark Knight, The Expendables, The Green Hornet, XXX: State of the Union
Check out what’s new on the Music Unlimited service this week! Read the highlights and browse new albums and singles below.
- Ciara’s first album on Epic Records, reunited with longtime mentor and former X-Factor judge L.A. Reid.
- Eminem protégé Skylar Grey’s debut album under that moniker, executive produced by Slim Shady himself. You may know her voice from “I Need a Doctor” but she also co-wrote “Love the Way You Lie,” performed by her mentor and Rihanna.
- The Used’s new EP around their headlining stint on Warped Tour, an effort to hold fans over until the release of a full-length album slated for early 2014.
- The legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s first-ever album featuring all original compositions in its 50 year history.
It’s officially summer and you know what that means…Summer Blockbusters!
Since we know what great movie buffs you are, we are giving you the opportunity to showcase your knowledge for chances to win cool movie prizes.
Starting July 9th through July 15th, we’re offering 7 days (one prize each day) of cool Summer Blockbuster movie giveaways! Unique prizes will be revealed every day.
What do you need to do to enter?
- Visit our Summer Blast 2013 Sweepstakes application on the Sony Entertainment Network Facebook Page. If you don’t have a Facebook Account enter here.
- Enter your contact information and answer the daily movie trivia question.
- Return everyday from now until 7/15 for your chance to win each day’s daily prize.
- Lastly, don’t forget to come back 7/15 when we reveal the grand prize!
Open to US & CA – excluding Quebec, 18+. For more details on the sweepstakes, including prizing and other information, please see the Official Rules.
Looking for something to watch this summer? Well, check out the Summer Movie Blast Sale and get watching now – while prices are discounted!