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‘The Legend of Tarzan’ has its flaws, but adds some interesting elements

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Rating: ««« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 110 min.

It seems like Warner Brothers’ expensive attempt to reboot the Edgar Rice Burroughs character of Tarzan hasn’t been getting a whole lot of publicity over the past couple of weeks. Perhaps this is because it’s an aged property that appears old-fashioned to many...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for July 1, 2016

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Wow! It’s an incredibly busy week for new releases on DVD and Blu-ray, with all kinds of genres and styles represented. One thing’s for certain ... readers are sure to find something here to match their tastes. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

Cemetery of Splendor - Soldiers suffering from a sudden and unexpected sleeping sickness are transferred to a medical facility in this arthouse fantasy film. After arriving, doctors and even mediums attempt to help the patients. This multinational production is primarily a Thai project that won numerous awards at film festivals, and praise from...

‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ crashes and burns

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Rating: 1 ½ out of 4 stars

Running Time: 127 min.

By Glenn Kay

For the Sun

Twenty years ago, Independence Day was the movie of the summer, breaking box office records and becoming the highest grossing film of the year. It was a big, bag stuffed full of silliness, but it ultimately worked as cheesy popcorn fare. A long time has passed since then, but viewers are now being given an official sequel. Independence Day: Resurgence features new and familiar characters enduring another alien invasion.

You might be wondering why the $165 million dollar epic isn't getting the kind of press that other blockbusters of the season are receiving. Simply put, it's not our fault. There's been...

‘The Shallows’ is as silly as it is suspenseful

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 87 min.

If you’re going surfing, remember to always do so with a friend. Rip currents and sharp coral are dangerous, not to mention the stinging jellyfish and, well, sharks that make the Great White from Jaws look like a mild-mannered aquarium pet. At least, that’s what The Shallows seems to want you to take away from the experience. This movie throws in just about every ocean-related malady it can think of in less than 90 minutes.

The story involves a young woman named Nancy (Blake Lively). Reeling from the recent death of her mother, she has taken a break from medical school to travel to a remote Mexican beach (the location was a...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for June 24, 2016

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Looking for something to rent this week? Well, look no further. There’s plenty of interesting stuff coming your way. So if you can’t make it out to the movies, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

Anesthesia - A professor at Columbia University is brutally attacked at the outset of this indie drama. The movie then follows the many troubled lives of the people he intersected with before the violent incident. Despite a big cast, critics were not taken at all with the feature. They found the characters and situations inauthentic and complained that events weren’t really pulled together to make a cohesive or thematic whole. It stars Glenn Close, K. Todd...

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