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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Sept. 15, 2017

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It’s another busy edition, jam-packed with a wide variety of new releases on Blu-ray and DVD. As always, we have all the highlights for you below. 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!

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail - This documentary...

“It’ will send shivers down your spine

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Rating: ««« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 135 min.

It has only been a few weeks since a Stephen King adaptation has been at cinemas. The Dark Tower came and went without much fanfare or success. However, the horror film It seems likely to fare much better with audiences and bring in stronger box office returns. Previously produced as a popular miniseries, the new feature updates the story and adds gruesome and disturbing turns too violent for network television. But does the end result send chills down the spine?

For most, the answer will be yes. In fact, this feature excels at maximizing the creep factor out of its supernatural lead antagonist, an ancient and evil life form known...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Sept. 8, 2017

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Another edition, another busy slate of releases on Blu-ray and DVD featuring all kinds of flicks. Don’t worry, we’ve got all of the highlights right here. 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!

All Eyez on Me - This biopic chronicles the short life of rapper/actor/poet/activist Tupac Shakur. Starting with his early days in New York, the story charts his rise to fame in the music industry as well as the events that ultimately led to his untimely death. Unfortunately, notices were quite poor for the drama and the film wasn’t even screened for critics before its theatrical run. Those who did see...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Sept. 1, 2017

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It’s time for another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Plenty of interesting features to choose from in a wide 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!

Asura: The City of Madness - In this South Korean action/thriller a tough cop finds himself doing favors for a corrupt local mayor. When a prosecutor arrives to clean up the city, both figures find themselves in a lot of trouble, presumably resulting in double-crosses and violence. Notices were decent overall for the flick. Some found it too bleak and nasty for their liking, but more were impressive by the elaborate...

‘LEAP!’ appeals exclusively to adolescents

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 89 min.

If you’ve seen the posters and print ads for the new animated family film Leap!, there’s something you should know. The advertising, which depicts its lead characters flying through the sky over Paris, suggests a slightly different film from the one you’ll be witnessing.

Yes, there is a character who invents makeshift wings, but flying on the apparatus is a very minor subplot. Instead, this is a story about a poor young girl who attends a famous dance academy (in the rest of the world the film is called, more appropriately, Ballerina).

Felicie (Elle Fanning) and her best pal Victor (Nat Wolff) spend their days trying to escape...

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