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‘Greyhound’ is a polished WWII flick that provides some pulse-pounding thrills

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Rating: ««« out of ««««

Running Time: 92 minutes

This film will be available for streaming July 10 on Apple TV+.

It’s been a busy period for war movies recently. It’s difficult to determine the exact reason for the proliferation of genre titles. Still, one thing is for certain … they keep on coming. The...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for July 10, 2020

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Welcome to another look at highlights headed your way on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s another busy edition filled with intriguing independent features and big studio fare. So, since you likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!



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AMERICAN WISPER: Based on a true crime case that occurred in 2016, this independent feature involves a successful African-American businessman. When his entire family is gunned down in their suburban New Jersey home, authorities quickly call out the husband and father as the prime suspect in the case. While being investigated, the lead begins his own search to find out what...

‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’ spins an amusingly silly tune

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Rating: ««« out of ««««

Running Time: 121 minutes

This Netflix feature is available for streaming.

During a difficult time, it can be a nice break to shut one’s brain off and just try to have a bit of fun. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga attempts to help viewers do just that, using the very real European music competition as a backdrop for utter silliness. Truth be told, this movie is probably a bit too long for its own good. It also rambles in sections, giving the impression that much of the dialogue may have been improvised on the spot. However, this reviewer couldn’t help but find it an amusingly sweet-natured affair, delivering a handful of big laughs...

Blu-ray/DVD New Release Roundup for July 3, 2020

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It’s time for another look at highlights hitting store shelves on Blu-ray and DVD. This is an interesting edition with plenty of wild and wonderful features coming your way. So, since you likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

 

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16 SUNRISES: Those looking for a little adventure can’t travel much further than the setting for this French documentary, which takes viewers into space. Also known as 16 Levers de Soleil, the movie follows French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and his mission aboard the International Space Station, orbiting the Earth at a height of roughly 400 kilometers (or about 250...

‘Irresistible’ requires patience, but surges ahead by the close

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Running Time: 102 minutes

This film will be available via video on demand streaming platforms June 26.

Stand-up comedian and ex-host of The Daily Show Jon Stewart is known for his sharp commentary on government policy, political figures, the media and current events in general. Since retiring from his position on the show in 2015, he has maintained a relatively low-profile. This week sees the release of a new film which he wrote and directed. As one might have expected, Irresistible finds Stewart in familiar territory, poking fun at the election process and hoping to drive home a larger point about its effect on the general populace.

Democratic...

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