The Reel: New Releases October 8th

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THE REEL: New Releases for the Week of October 8th

NEW IN THEATERS

Life as we Know it

Starring Katherine Heigl & Josh Duhamel. This is the story of two people that don’t really like each other who are forced together when their best friends ask them to raise their daughter Sophie, together, in case of their deaths.

Secretariat

This Disney film is the story of the 1973 Horse, of the same name, that won all three of the Triple Crown Races to become, what some believe, the greatest race horse in history. This won stars Diane Lane, as the reluctant house wife horse owner and John Malkovic, the eccentric horse trainer.

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

In this quirky comedy a 16 year old boy checks himself into a psychiatric ward. The youth ward is closed and he ends up being placed in the adult section where he meets Bobby (Zach Galifianakis), who soon becomes his mentor. This one has love, laughs and a few tears.

NEW DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES

Beauty & The Beast: DVD & Blu-Ray

This classic Disney story is brought to stunning HD on Blu-Ray disc. Includes making of featurette and the popular sing-along mode. This 2 disc set also includes a DVD copy as well.

The Karate Kid (2010)

No Daniel LaRusso or Mr.Miyagi in this one but Jaden Smith (Will Smith’s son) and Chackie Chan do the classic franchise justice in this one. Check it out on Blu-Ray and DVD.

Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Freddy is back in this 2010 remake of the 1984 hit horror film of the same name. This time there is no Robert Englund but Jackie Earle Haley gives the razor gloves a turn as Freddy, and sorry fresh prince fans there’s no “Nightmare on My Street” remake included, check it out on DVD & Blu-Ray.

Splice

What do you get when you cross Human & Alien DNA? That question is answered in this sci-fi thriller on DVD and Blu-Ray.

The Exorcist: Extended Directors Cut

Voted as the scariest Horror film of all time by Entertainment Weekly and Movies.com, Regan is back on DVD and Blu-Ray. The discs include lots of features, including scenes that were not allowed to be in the film during it’s original theatrical release.

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