On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 12-18 This week, there’s lots of familiar faces gracing the big screen: The Big Wedding alone features Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried and Robin Williams! In addition to Robert Redford, The Company You Keep includes Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Nock Nolte, Stanley Tucci, Chris Cooper and Terrence Howard. Angela Bassett and Morgan Freeman are in Olympus Has Fallen, and Julianne Moore is in What Maisie Knew.
The Big Wedding Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton play a long-divorced couple who must fake being married at the wedding of their adopted son when the boy’s ultraconservative biological mother decides to attend. Also stars Susan Sarandon (R, 1:29) 8/13 [Same as DVD]
The Company You Keep Robert Redford directs and stars in this politically tinged drama about a former antiwar radical who has been living a peaceful, anonymous life for more than 30 years. But when a brash young reporter (Shia LaBeouf) uncovers his true identity, he must go back on the run. Also stars Susan Sarandon (R, 2:05) 8/13 [Same as DVD]
Olympus Has Fallen Terrorists take over the White House and kidnap the president, so it’s up to a disgraced former presidential guard to rely on his inside knowledge of the building to save the day. Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman (R, 2:00) 8/13 [Same as DVD]
What Maisie Knew Henry James’ novel is the basis for this heartwarming story about a young girl used as a pawn in her parents’ bitter divorce, and the unlikely bond she forms with her parents’ new partners. Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård, Steve Coogan (R, 1:39) 8/13 [Same as DVD]
Other titles being released this week:
And While We Were Here While working on a writing project on the island of Ischia, a married woman (Bosworth) enters into an affair with a younger man. Kate Bosworth, Claire Bloom, Jamie Blackley (NR) 8/13 [Same day as theatrical release]
Abandoned Mine Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival. Alex Vega, Reiley McClendon, Saige Thompson (PG-13, 1:35) 8/15 [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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Credit: Barry Wetcher