Funny man Adam Sandler continues to draw Boise DVD consumers with his goofy comedy Jack and Jill. For the week ending March 18 (the second week running), Boise Redbox renters made Jack and Jill the No. 1 flick pick. Cheap laughs are in order with Sandler playing both the male and female leads.
Another family friendly option gaining popularity in the Treasure Valley is Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin. The Oscar-winning director chose animation to tell the tale of what he calls "Indiana Jones for kids." Here, young journalist Tintin is accompanied by his faithful pooch Snowy when they're kidnapped by the sinister Mr. Sakharine, desperate to acquire a model ship belonging to the intrepid reporter. Tintin and Snowy are shanghaied on an old cargo ship steered by Capt. Haddock, headed for Morocco. Ultimately, Tintin, Snowy and Haddock team up in an adventure full of surprises.
For more mature audiences, the R-rated Young Adult follows a divorcee back to her hometown, where she hopes to reunite with an old high-school sweetheart. Charlize Theron plays love-sick (emphasis on sick) Mavis Gary, and while most men would not be able to resist the young beauty, her ex is now married with a child. Along her pursuit, Mavis forms an unlikely relationship with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt), who didn't exactly hang with the popular crowd.
Other top Redbox choices for the Treasure Valley include In Time, Footloose, The Three Musketeers, Puss in Boots, Hugo, My Week With Marilyn and The Big Year.
If all of the copies of The Adventures of Tintin are checked out, you may opt for another recent Spielberg effort--War Horse.