Tue 23 Feb 2016, 15:38
This week on BoxOffice, we have a number of exciting new titles for you to sit back, relax and enjoy. Check out which movies you can rent this week.
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The Program follows the meteoric rise and dramatic fall of the shamed seven times Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong and David Walsh, the journalist who lifted the stone to reveal the dark underworld of cycling.
Starring: Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd and Guillaume Canet
Fun film fact: Ben Foster took performance enhancing drugs under medical supervision to better prepare for the role.
In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly persuades Irish mobster James "Whitey" Bulger to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. A true story of unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power and become one of the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in Boston history.
Starring: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch and Dakota Johnson
Fun film fact: Johnny Depp said that Black Mass is one of his favourite out of his entire filmography.
A high school senior, Greg, who avoids deeper relationships describes his companion, Earl, who he works with to make short film parodies of classic movies, as "co-worker" than a best friend. But when Greg's mom insists he spend time with Rachel – a girl in his class who has just been diagnosed with cancer - he slowly discovers the importance of friendships.
Starring: Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke and RJ Cyler
Fun film fact: The scenes shot in Greg’s house were shot in the author’s childhood home.
When a new family moves into Katie and Kristi’s former house, they discover a mysterious video camera that reveals the presence of an ancient evil that begins to terrorise their lives. Now, with their young daughter’s soul in danger, they must fight back against this demonic threat before becoming its next victims.
Starring: Jessica Brown, Chloe Csengery and Brit Shaw
Fun film fact: The film was shot in 45 days.
On a wet and stormy night, Danie du Toit is awakened by the ringing of the front doorbell. Half asleep, he stumbles down the passage, switches on the porch light and opens the front door. He sees a slim, rain-drenched figure with her back turned towards him. She turns and he is recognises her face as that of his step-daughter who he has not seen in years.
Starring: Charlené Brouwer, Marius Weyers and Nicola Hanekom
In the lawless border area stretching between the US and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elite government task force official to aid in the escalating war against drugs. Led by an enigmatic consultant with a questionable past the team sets out on a clandestine journey forcing Kate to question everything that she believes in order to survive.
Starring: Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin
Fun film fact: Emily Blunt started filming four months after giving birth to her daughter, Hazel.
Brian Nichols is on the run from police and holds a mother, Ashley Smith, hostage in her apartment. Fearing for her life and desperately hoping to see her daughter again, she turns to Rick Warren's The Purpose Driven Life for guidance. They face a crossroads where they discover hope and light in the face of despair.
Starring: David Oyelowo, Kate Mara and Leonor Varela
Fun film fact: In the main action scene, the driver of the armored SWAT truck had no idea that actors were inside in the initial run of the scene.