On Demand/DVD New Releases: Feb. 4-10

February’s On Demand/DVD releases kick off with some big titles: Denzel Washington in the Academy Award-nominated Flight; some big names: Tyler Perry in Alex Cross AND Madea Gets A Job; Kevin James and Henry Winkler in Here Comes The Boom; Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg and Elijah Wood in Celeste and Jesse Forever; and Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Christopher Walken in A Late Quartet; and a big adventure: The Oogieloves in the BIG Balloon Adventure. Check out the following On Demand/DVD New Releases, available the week of Feb. 4-10:

Alex Cross Tyler Perry takes over for Morgan Freeman as the detective from best-selling author James Patterson’s novels, once again hunting a sadistic serial killer. Also stars Matthew Fox, Edward Burns (PG-13) 2/5, Same day as DVD

Celeste and Jesse Forever Screenwriters Rashida Jones (who also stars) and Will McCormack used their own romance-then-friendship relationship to create this bittersweet story about a divorcing couple trying to maintain a friendship while looking for other people. Also stars Andy Samberg, Elijah Wood (R,) 2/5, Same day as DVD

Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter This cheeky British horror film follows an aspiring (if not inspiring) young detective who learns the terrible truth behind the new family in her sleepy village. Jaime Winstone, Aneurin Barnard, Ray Winstone (NR) 2/5, Pre-DVD

Flight Denzel Washington gives one of his best performances in director Robert Zemeckis’ drama about an airline pilot who becomes a national hero after making a miraculous landing, only to have the subsequent investigation reveal troubling aspects of his personal life. Also stars Don Cheadle, John Goodman (R) 2/5, Same day as DVD

Heleno The wild, decadent life of 1940s Brazilian soccer star Heleno de Freitas is the subject of this gorgeous black-and-white film that shows the man at the peak of his abilities, and then documents his sad decline and early death. Rodrigo Santoro, Angie Cepeda, Alinne Moraes (R) 2/5, Pre-DVD

Here Comes the Boom Kevin James stars as a mild-mannered high-school teacher who enters the world of mixed martial arts in order to earn money for his struggling school district. Also stars Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler (PG) 2/5, Same day as DVD

A Late Quartet The members of a world-renowned string quartet struggle to stay together as the impending retirement of one of them sets off a power struggle. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Christopher Walken (R) 2/5, Same day as DVD

The Oogieloves in The BIG Balloon Adventure Children’s favorites Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie set out to find five magical balloons that will help make their friend’s surprise birthday party extra special. Toni Braxton, Christopher Lloyd, Jaime Pressly (G) 2/5, Same day as DVD

Tyler Perry’s Madea Gets a Job: The Play The latest adventure of the sassy-talking, pistol-packing granny is a filmed version of the stage play, wherein Madea (Tyler Perry) is ordered to perform 20 hours of community service at a local retirement home. Think the staff and residents there are ready for Madea’s brand of “truth”? Nah. Also stars Cheryl Riley, Patrice Lovely (NR) 2/5, Same day as DVD

Caught on Tape 2/5 Same day as DVD, Croczilla 2/5 Pre-DVD, Monster High: Friday Night Frights 2/5, Monster High: Why Do Ghouls Fall in Love? 2/5

Availability dates subject to change. Contact your cable provider for ordering information.


Alex Cross: © 2013 Summit Entertainment, LLC

Celeste and Jesse Forever: 2013 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group

Flight: © 2013 Paramount Pictures

Here Comes The Boom: © 2013 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group