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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for June 19, 2020

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Welcome back to another look at all the highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Here’s a taste of some of the choices available to you at home. So, since you likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, you can give one of these titles a try!



 

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KILL MODE: After a lethal and...

‘Space Force’ provides a few laughs, but feels toothless

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Running Time: 10 episodes (27 – 36 minutes each)

This series is currently airing on Netflix.

Netflix has pulled out comedy’s biggest guns with the new series Space Force. Executive producer Greg Daniels is also responsible for King of the Hill, the U.S. version of The Office, as well as Parks and Recreation and other hit shows. The show also has an intriguing concept and fantastic comic performers, leading one to imagine that the end result might be incredible. Space Force does provide a decent number of laughs and will provide some entertainment value, but the launch isn’t quite as spectacular as hoped for.

The show is based around a fictional...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for June 12, 2020

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Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s another busy edition filled with studio pictures, independent fare, as well as flicks from around the world. 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!



CORPUS CHRISTI: Also known as Boze Cialo, this foreign-language drama from Poland follows a young man serving time in a youth detention center. After experiencing a spiritual awakening, he decides to take steps to become a priest, but finds his efforts denied once he is released, due to his criminal past. The protagonist decides instead to impersonate a member of...

‘The Vast of Night’ has mood, atmosphere to spare

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Running Time:
89 minutes

The following feature film debuted on Amazon Prime on May 29th.

With the release of so many studio movies in limbo, this has been a great time to discover and catch up on some smaller pictures. Independent efforts have been getting more attention lately than they would have otherwise. Here’s another new title being released via Amazon Prime. The Vast of Night is an eerie little period effort.

Made in Texas, it details strange goings-on over the course of an evening in a small New Mexico town. The film doesn’t have stars or large budget money behind it, but it manages to create a wonderful sense of mood and atmosphere...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for June 5, 2020

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Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Lots of quirky and interesting flicks arriving including one which may become a cult film. So, since you likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!



BIG NEW RELEASES!

1BR: A young LA woman on the lookout for a new place to live thinks she’s discovered the apartment of her dreams on a quiet street with friendly neighbors. Unfortunately, that changes after she moves in. Strange noises wake her in the middle of the night, her cat disappears, and the mannerisms of those around her begin to seem threatening. Frightened, the protagonist must figure out...

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