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‘The Old Guard’ is a little musty

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Running Time: 125 minutes

The following feature is currently available for streaming on Netflix.

There can be only one … actually, four … make that five … or perhaps six. Those who recognize the first part of the previous sentence will know it from Highlander, a cult action/fantasy film...

Palm Springs released on Hulu

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‘Palm Springs’ provides plenty of surprises and laughs

Rating: 3.5 out of 4 stars

Running Time: 90 minutes

By Glenn Kay

For the Sun

This movie is available for streaming on Hulu.

As a critic, you often see early screenings of films without any idea of the story or plot. Occasionally, it leaves us with much less knowledge than audiences who see promos and commercials on TV in the week leading up to a movie’s release. Often, the only information available is just the cast members and general premise. This usually doesn’t make a great deal of difference, as most titles are straight-forward and predictable right out of the gate.

However, that is not the case with the new indie...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for July 17, 2020

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By Glenn Kay

For the Sun

Welcome to another busy edition of new releases on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s plenty on offer this time out, including a high-profile release, as well as some fascinating indie flicks. So, since you likely can’t go out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


1275 DAYS: This documentary tells the story of a teenager from Indiana who got involved with the wrong crowd. One evening, he and his four friends attempted to break in to a home they believed was unoccupied. The group was met with gunfire. A youth was killed and the subject of this film was shot in the leg.

Despite actually being unarmed and one of...

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

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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 latest is a sea-bound feature from a big Hollywood name, who serves as both the star and writer of the project.

Greyhound may not be a masterpiece like Dunkirk or 1917, but it is a slick, polished, and effective combat flick that should keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

During WWII, it was common for ships to sail across the Atlantic Ocean in order to deliver...

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!


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...

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