Well, another year has come and gone and once again Hollywood has done its best to outdo the previous year. Fortunately for movie fans, 2012 did not disappoint (well, that’s not entirely true).
Here at Blockbuster, we see a unique side of the movie industry, the movie rental side. Sometimes a movie performs poorly in theaters, but has a great run as a video rental. Sometimes a movie does great at the theaters and then continues to dominate as a rental too. Either way we’ve listed the top DVD/Blu-ray rentals from 2012 with our favorite moments from each film.
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a great example of the so-so theatrical run turned to rental gold. Sometimes, a movie just isn’t worth paying $10+ per person to see, but to split a $3 rental between a group of friends…sure!
Why we liked it: It’s a reinvented President Lincoln that hunts the undead and is an amazing fighter! What’s not to like?
Our favorite moment: The first time you see Honest Abe wield that silver ax of his and take care of business Quentin Tarantino style.
The Expendables 2
The original Expendables movie proved that just because action stars get old, doesn’t mean that people won’t go pay to see them. The Expendables 2 upped the ante and brought in even more old men to deliver the punches to the world’s bad guys.
Why we like it: Well, obviously, this film franchise rides on the star-power of its overloaded cast. But it’s pretty hard to not enjoy a Read More