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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for June 29, 2018

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Hello and welcome to another look at new releases arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. As always, there are all sorts of curious and unique films in a wide variety of genres. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, but sure to give one of these titles a try!

BIG NEW RELEASES!

Acrimony - The latest from Tyler Perry...

Lab dinos face extinction in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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Running Time: 128 minutes

The latest film in this hugely popular franchise is said to be part of a trilogy. After viewing Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, it certainly seems that way. While the movie probably still cost a pretty penny, this feels like a much smaller, darker follow-up. It deserves some credit for trying to deal with a few moral and ethical questions about the creation of dinosaurs and provides some popcorn thrills along the way, but doesn’t quite match its predecessor and often feels more like a set-up for the next chapter in the series than its own stand-alone entry.

Four years after the events of the previous film, the island theme park...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for June 22, 2018

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Welcome back to another look at highlights coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. There are plenty of options arriving in a wide variety of genres. As always, if you see any links, clicking on them will lead you to a full review of the title in question. 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!

Alex & Me – Timed to coincide with the big World Cup tournament, this direct-to-DVD family film involves a young girl who wants to play soccer and idolizes her hero, US National Team star Alex Morgan. When she’s cut from her local team, the youngster attempts to find the inspiration to prove to others (and...

Adults engage in a reckless, comical form of Tag

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Running Time: 100 minutes

Remember schoolyard games from childhood like Red Rover and Simon Says? This week sees the release of a film that details the intricacies of a similar game played by the same friends for several decades. Based on a true story (yep, this film is actually based on real events), Tag tells this bizarre tale of grown adults chasing each other around like little kids. It doesn’t all work, but when the movie is focused on the game itself, it comes to life.

Hogan (Ed Helms) is one of these pals, who explains the rules of the game and the fact that it is played for one single month a year (specifically May). Almost anything goes, and...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for June 15, 2018

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Welcome back for another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s an interesting edition that includes a wide variety of projects in a variety of genres. 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 Humanity Bureau - After climate change has caused devastation across the US, a government agent is assigned to exile people who are no longer considered useful to society. While investigating a case involving a mother and her young son, he determines that they have been made the victims of some shady figures and decides to help them. Critics weren’t all that impressed with this independent...

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