The Runaways
Since it's based on Cherie Currie's memoir, this isn't so much a rock band bio, but a look into the world of Currie and The Runaways most famous lady -- Joan Jett. Nevertheless, it's a wildly fun flick fueled by catchy tunes like "Cherry Bomb." In his review, Kevin Kelly rightly noted: "Although he's not given as much screen time as Fanning and Stewart, Michael Shannon takes this movie, straps it to his back, and walks away with it completely." As a fun, rock bio-meets-music video, Buy it on DVD or Blu-ray.

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The Losers
A team of mercenaries are double-crossed and left to die in the Bolivian jungle after big villain Max (Jason Patric) takes out a helicopter full of kids. Now they want revenge. In his review, William Goss wrote that Patric is "most emblematic of the impish charm that keeps the flick afloat when familiar contempt should by all rights take it apart. Two epilogues and one overplayed Journey joke suggest that White and company may care more about their characters than we ever do; then again, in the movie, the Losers are the very best at what they do. At the movies, The Losers is just good enough to get the job done." Rent it on DVD or Blu-ray and see if it swims out of 50-50 and into buy territory.

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Cop Out
Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan star as cops, with Kevin Smith directing from a script he didn't write. This is the experience that led Smith to rant that critics should pay for the honor of seeing movies, and led our Jeffrey M. Anderson to vie for a cover quote with "comedy disaster," "a total cinematic disaster," and a movie "so awful you can hardly believe it." So, just Skip it on DVD and Blu-ray.

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