On Demand DVD New Releases June 24-30 Heading into the holiday weekend, there’s a range of titles to consider, including what sadly may be James Gandolfini’s last movie role, in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. With Gandolfini’s untimely death on June 19, the status of his unreleased/incomplete projects is uncertain at this time. Other choices include, the Oscar-nominated No, Halle Berry’s latest, The Call and Phantom, which features Ed Harris and David Duchovny. Some less familiar titles with more familiar faces include Upside Down (with Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst), Copperhead (with Billy Campbell and Peter Fonda) and Redemption (with Jason Statham).
The Call Halle Berry stars as a 911 operator who takes a call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted. In order to save the girl, she must confront a killer from her past. Also stars Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut (R, 1:34) 6/25
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone A pair of superstar magicians begin altering their act in order to keep up with a street magician whose antics are starting to make their tricks look stale. Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Jim Carrey (PG-13, 1:40) 6/25
Lord of Darkness Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean and his murderous, inbred family are responsible for over a thousand murders over the centuries. Elizabeth Brown, Lisa Cameron, Lindsay Cromer (R, 1:30) 6/25
No Gael García Bernal plays an ad executive who creates a campaign to help defeat Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in a 1988 referendum. Also stars Alfredo Castro, Luis Gnecco (R, 1:54) 6/25
Phantom The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery. Ed Harris, David Duchovny, William Fichtner (R, 1:38) 6/25 (same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox)
Upside Down (same day as DVD) Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love. Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Timothy Spall (PG-13, 1:40) 6/25
Copperhead (same day as theatrical release), An Upstate New York family is torn apart during the American Civil War. (PG) Billy Campbell, Peter Fonda, François Arnaud, Lucy Boynton, Casey Thomas Brown 6/28 (same day theatrical release)
Redemption Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London’s criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man’s identity — transforming into an avenging angel in the process. Jason Statham, Vicky McClure, Lee Asquith-Coe (R, 1:40) 6/28 (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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