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‘Promising Young Woman’ effectively updates the revenge flick

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Running Time: 113 minutes

This film will be available to rent on streaming services Jan. 15.

Movies involving characters doling out justice and getting revenge on crooks are fairly common, but the new film Promising Young Woman attempts to update and modernize the formula, as well as...

Blu-Ray/DVD Roundup for Jan. 18, 2021

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By Glenn Kay

For the Sun

Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s another edition filled with plenty of interesting and unique little flicks. So, since you can’t or likely shouldn’t head out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


AMERICAN DREAM: This little thriller follows two entrepreneurs desperate for funding in order to finish their construction project. They approach a Russian mobster, but fail to reach a deal. However, after securing a legitimate deal with other sources, the mobsters decide to involve themselves in the project. As the story progresses, tension ultimately leads to...

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ improves on its predecessor

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Running Time: 151 minutes

This film was released in theaters on Dec. 25 and is also be available for streaming on HBO Max.

Over the past few years, there have been dozens of movies based on comic books. Generally speaking, recent features from the DC Universe (that include superheroes like Superman, Batman, Aquaman and the Suicide Squad) have more often than not come up short in comparison with their Marvel counterparts. Still, one of the more well-received DC efforts was the 2017 film based on the Wonder Woman character. While it was an improvement on some of the previous movies, this reviewer still thought that it had its fair share of...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for January 8, 2021

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Welcome back to another year of new Blu-ray and DVD releases. This is actually a busy week with plenty of features arriving in a wide variety of genres. So, since you can’t or likely shouldn’t go out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


12 HOUR SHIFT: A junkie nurse in Arkansas has an incredibly long and strenuous shift after her cousin approaches her with an elaborate scheme. The relative and his dangerous pals want to pull a heist on the hospital where the lead works and steal various organs to sell on the black market. She attempts to assist in the robbery, but things do not go as planned and the entire group finds...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for January 1, 2020

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