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Jul 9, 2013

This Week on DVD / Blu-ray: July 9, 2013: SPRING BREAKERS, ADMISSION

Vanessa Hudgens Selena Gomez Ashley Benson Rachel Korine Spring Breakers

DVD / Blu-ray releases for July 9, 2013. Today’s DVD / Blu-ray releases include: Would You Rather (2012), Admission (2013), Spring Breakers (2013), The Breakfast Club (1985), Sixteen Candles (1984), and Tyler Perry’s Temptation (2013).

Forced to care for her terminally ill younger brother after the death of their parents, Iris (Brittany Snow) accepts an invitation to a posh dinner party given by wealthy aristocrat Shepard Lambrick (Jeffrey Coombs). Iris, along with other desperate souls, is invited to play a game promising untold riches, but soon finds herself trapped in a deadly game of survival in Would You Rather. Find out if you would on July 9, 2013, with the 1-disc Blu-ray for $29.98 or the 1-disc DVD for $24.98.

Tina Fey and Paul Rudd star as a Princeton admissions officer and a struggling educator who convinces her to give a less-than-ace student a chance at an Ivy-league education in Admission. Available as a 2-disc BD/DVD set for $34.98 or a 1-disc DVD for $29.98, this romantic comedy presents a slight departure from Fey’s 30 Rock material, but does not stray too far from the familiar for her fans.

Harmony Korine is back with his irreverent take on young America with Spring Breakers. In his latest, four college girls get pinched robbing a bank to finance their Spring Break vacation. They get bailed out by a sleazy drug dealer who happens to dabble in arms deals and who happens to have a job for them in return for their freedom. Spring Breakers hits the shelves July 9, 2013.

John Hughes/Brat Pack fans rejoice! Today two of the most notable films in the genre get a new coat of Blu-ray paint: The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles. Both star mid-80′s sweetheart Molly Ringwald in two of her most memorable roles from the trifecta. (The third film was Pretty in Pink.) Sixteen Candles arrives in a slipcover with original pressing for $19.98 and features a Blu-ray disc, UltraViolet Copy, Digital Copy, BD-Live, and mobile features. The Breakfast Club also offers a single Blu-ray disc, UltraViolet Copy, Digital Copy, and BD-Live in a slipcover with original pressing for the same price. These are great buys for the Hughes fan looking to shore up a library of VHS tapes or standard DVDs.

Tyler Perry’s Temptation joins his numerous other formulaic films on home video today. In Temptation, a marriage counselor tests her own training when she meets an exciting, rich businessman who promises her all the passion and partying her staid high-school sweetheart husband can’t offer. Temptation has a SRP of $39.99 for the Blu-ray disc.

Other notable releases include:

The Host

Dead Man Down

Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special

A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise 3D

The Blues Brothers

Sleepless in Seattle (Limited Edition limited to 3000)

The Jerk

Gattaca

Liar Liar

Mamma Mia!

Knocked Up

The Bourne Identity

Animal House

Spartacus

Casino

The Life of Oharu

Hands of the Ripper

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