On Demand DVD New Releases April 15-21: Celebrate sending off your taxes with a movie! There’s a handful of new releases to choose from this week, including the Oscar-winning Django Unchained. If documentaries are more your speed, try Sushi: The Global Catch; for kids, consider A Monster in Paris or the animated Iron Man:Rise of Technovore.
33 Postcards A man is surprised when the young Chinese orphan he has sponsored for many years arrives in Sydney unexpectedly to thank him. Guy Pearce, Zhu Lin, Claudia Karvan (NR, 1:34) 4/15
3 Blind Saints When Sam’s latest scheme blows up, he and his cohorts Jamal and Frankie have to find new jobs. A series of mishaps lands them in jail in the small suburb of Rocky Road, and the three decide to fake “find” God to avoid more time behind bars. Richard Speight Jr., Stelio Savante, Elijah Rock (PG) 4/15
Dark Frontier This psychological drama unfolds in 1902 Australia, where a struggling family starts to turn on each other when three strangers come to their farm with rumors of gold. Aden Young, Toby Wallace, Hanna Mangan Lawrence (R, 1:32) 4/16
Django Unchained Director Quentin Tarantino turns his eye toward spaghetti Westerns in this epic shoot-’em-up about a bounty hunter and a freed slave who team up to outwit a ruthless plantation owner. Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio (R, 2:45) 4/16
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore In this animated adventure from Japan, Tony Stark must stop a new computer virus from plunging the world into chaos. Other Marvel Comics favorites including War Machine, Black Widow, Hawkeye and the Punisher also make appearances. Voices of Matthew Mercer, Clare Grant, Norman Reedus (PG-13, 1:28) 4/16
Not Suitable for Children A lothario learns he has just one month before he becomes infertile, and sets out on a desperate quest to become a father. Ryan Kwanten, Sarah Snook, Ryan Corr (R, 1:37) 4/16
Sushi: The Global Catch This feature-length documentary was shot in five countries and explores the history, problems and future of sushi. Much of sushi’s rich cultural tradition that began in Tokyo is changing as raw fish now appear from cities like Warsaw and New York to small towns worldwide. But what is the cost? (NR, 1:15) 4/16
A Monster in Paris (3-D) A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful young singer. Voices of Vanessa Paradis, Mathieu Chedid, Gad Elmaleh (PG, 1:30) 4/16
Love Sick Love Dori and Norman, two stunning and sophisticated serial daters, are destined to endure a terrifying journey through perfect couple-hood: Valentine’s, Easter, Halloween, Christmas and New Year. Except with psychopath Dori, it all needs to take place over one weekend deep in the isolated countryside far from help. Lindsay Rose Binder, Jim Gaffigan, Dean Kapica (R) 4/19 (same day as theatrical release)
Availability dates subject to change. Check your cable provider for ordering information. 3-D movies require a 3-D TV.
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