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‘The Hunt’ isn’t worth pursuing

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The disturbing concept of humans being hunted for sport has been used in various stories and movies over the past century. It appears as though the first story to arrive was The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell in 1924. Since that time, there has been a film...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for March 13, 2020

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Welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s a great mix of Hollywood fare and exciting independent features this time out, meaning that there will be something for just about everyone. 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!



The Assent - This low-budget horror picture follows a priest who performed an exorcism that resulted in a child’s death. After serving a three-year-sentence, the protagonist is released and tries to start living a quiet life. It isn’t long before another desperate family arrives on his doorstep and asks for his assistance, saying that...

‘Onward’ isn’t always magical, but casts a charming spell

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Running Time: 103 minutes

Sequels and remakes have made up the majority of films over the past decade, with even animated studios getting on board. Thankfully, not every single project hitting cinema screens is a follow-up or reimagining. The latest from Pixar is Onward and it’s their first original work in two and a half years (Coco being the last title that wasn’t a sequel). The family flick may not be the greatest work from the studio, but it is a beautifully animated and entertaining family feature that at least attempts to provide viewers with something slightly new and different.

The story is set in a magical world whose influence on the...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for March 6, 2020

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Welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s some really interesting stuff including lots of family entertainment, independent features and critical hits. 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!

Ana - Set in Puerto Rico, this comedy/drama follows a broke used car dealer who discovers a 9-year-old girl sleeping in the back of one of his vehicles. Learning that her mother has just been arrested, the salesman decides to help her locate her long-lost father. His kind-hearted choice may also have something to do with avoiding dangerous persons to whom he owes money. This...

‘The Invisible Man’ takes a different approach

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Delivers a few THRILLS, CHILLS

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Running Time: 124 minutes

It has been 123 years H.G. Wells’ The Invisible Man hit bookshelves and 87 years since the first of many cinematic adaptations. The latest arrives at theaters this week. It’s an impossible task to outdo the original classic, so the newest version tries a different approach to the material, focusing not so much on the titular character as it does on a woman he happens to be terrorizing. While not all of it works, the film makes an effort to distinguish itself and offers a few thrills and chills.

Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) is the withdrawn and abused wife of obsessive optics genius Adrian...

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