On Demand DVD New Releases May 18-24
American Sniper (pictured below) Chris Kyle felt called upon to enter the Navy SEAL program. After rigorous training, he became the deadliest sniper in American military history. Director Clint Eastwood gives us a glimpse into Kyle’s life. Tough decisions, tough emotions and tragedy are waiting around every corner. Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes (R, 2:12) 5/19
Good Kill Ethan Hawke stars in this riveting look at the world of drone warfare, where combat unfolds like a first-person shooter game – only with real lives at stake. Also stars January Jones, Bruce Greenwood (R, 1:43) 5/22 Available same day as theatrical release.
John Wick John Wick used to be a hitman for the Russian mob. But after meeting his future wife, he leaves the business behind. After losing her, all he has is a puppy that she left him. When something happens to the puppy, John gets back to what he used to be the best at. Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Willem Dafoe (R, 1:41) 5/19
Leviathan In a Russian coastal town lives an ordinary man, haunted by a corrupt mayor trying to seize his business, his house, and his precious land. Elena Lyadova, Aleksey Serebryakov (R, 2:21) 5/19 Russian, subtitled in English
Oculus Years ago, two horrific murders took place. A man killed his wife, and his son Tim killed him. When Tim is finally released from an institution, his sister Kaylie wants to prove his innocence. Can the two survive the night and eliminate the source of the paranormal past that Kaylie has traced to a seemingly simple mirror? Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff (R, 1:44) 5/19 2-Day rental
Seventh Son Master Gregory has protected his country from witches and all the other scary things that go bump in the night. But it is time for this seventh son of a seventh son to pass on his knowledge to an apprentice, and a powerful witch is standing in their way. Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore (PG-13, 1:42) 5/19
Strange Magic Two worlds remained divided until one person crossed the line. The magical and mysterious worlds will battle over a powerful potion. Inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this is a madcap musical fairy tale. Voices of Evan Rachel Wood, Elijah Kelley, Kristin Chenoweth (PG, 1:39) 5/19
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