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‘On the Rocks’ draws viewers in with engaging characters

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Running Time: 97 minutes

“On the Rocks,” an Apple Original Films and A24 release, is now playing in select theaters. Available on Apple TV+ Oct. 23.

Director Sofia Coppola has a history of working with actor Bill Murray, teaming up with the performer on the brilliant Lost in...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for October 23, 2020

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Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s another interesting edition with plenty of fascinating flicks being made available in a wide variety of genres. 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!



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5 YEARS APART: The plot of this independent comedy involves two brothers who were born on the same day exactly five years apart. Now adults and completely estranged from one another, they cross paths once again after both of them head out to the family vacation home to celebrate their birthdays. Comic chaos ensues as they are forced into...

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ makes a powerful argument

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Running Time: 130 minutes

This film will be available for streaming on Netflix, Oct. 16.

The late 1960s were a tumultuous period in U.S. history, filled with massive demonstrations and counterculture protests against the Vietnam War. One of many events that garnered attention was the 1968 Democratic National Convention. In fact, the biggest news story broke outside the conference center after an incident at one of the rallies resulted in turmoil. In 1969, eight men were charged with crimes in connection with the protests, including conspiracy and inciting a riot.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 tells the story of the shocking legal battle that...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for October 16, 2020

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Welcome to another look at some of the highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Once again, there’s a lot of interesting material to choose from in a variety of genres, as well as some great older features receiving high definition upgrades. 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!



BIG NEW RELEASES!



AMULET: A homeless ex-soldier looking for a place to stay is offered a position from a mysterious woman. She tells him she needs his help caring for her dying mother. The lead accepts her proposal and moves in to their decaying house. It isn’t long before the new arrival not only develops...

Way OUT West Film Fest to premiere virtually in New Mexico Oct. 9

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Celebrates diversity of the LGBTQ+ experience

ALBUQUERQUE—For the first time in its 18-year history, the Way OUT West Film Fest will host its annual film festival virtually throughout New Mexico to celebrate the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer experience through film.

Running from Oct. 9 - 18, the festival will include 10 days of feature films, documentaries, short programs and special events – all taking place online.

Tickets start at $10 for individual films, with multi-screening and all-access passes available. Films can be accessed Oct. 9, and each day a new group of films will become available for a limited number of days.

“Like many film festivals...

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