Featured Releases Now Available, Week of 1/21/14
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Music Unlimited Highlights
- The debut from pop-rock breakout act A Great Big World, a mostly joyous album that also featured the surprise hit ballad, “Say Something (ft. Christina Aguilera)”
- Young the Giant’s sophomore effort, hoping to continue the momentum they’ve had in the alternative music world, despite a four year absence.
- The ambient companion to the blockbuster film Lone Survivor, composed by instrumental legends Explosions in the Sky & Steven Jablonsky (Transformers, Gears of War, The Sims)
- New singles from Beck (his first in almost six years), Rascal Flatts, Johnny Cash & more.
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Video Unlimited Highlights
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.
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.
Academy Award winner Robert Redford stars in All Is Lost, the telling of one man’s battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Forced to rely on ocean currents, he uses what few tools he has to chart his progress in hopes of falling into a shipping lane where he may be able to hail a passing vessel. With the sun unrelenting, sharks circling, and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.
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