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THE WALK Features Spectacular Views

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Rating: ««« out of 4 Stars

Running Time: 123 min.

It isn’t often that a movie reviewer will actually suggest paying a premium to check out a film. This week is an exception. The Walk takes the famous story of Philippe Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk between the World Trade Center skyscrapers and maximizes the visual content for full impact. The movie itself isn’t without some issues, but one cannot watch it without admitting that it looks spectacular. If you’ve ever considered seeing a movie in IMAX 3D, but were waiting for a title that really takes advantage of depth, this is the one.

The narrative is told through Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt). Petit’s story was...

Pan is a visually spectacular jumble

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Rating: «« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 111 minutes

Ever wondered how Peter Pan ended up in Neverland? I didn’t either, but a new film aspires to tell the story of the young boy who travels to a magical land and learns to fly. Pan is a marvel to look at, with imaginative adventure scenarios that feature stunning visuals. However, story wise, this is a hodge-podge of ideas that never quite gel. Kids may still enjoy the wild imagery, but most adults will likely be left scratching their heads.

Set during World War II, Peter (Levi Miller) is a boy living in a London orphanage under the stern rule of Mother Barnabas (Kathy Burke). One night, while the city is being shelled, she raises...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for October 9th, 2015

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Wow, this week is packed with all sorts of flicks, running the gamut from independent, to Hollywood, to low-budget horror (Halloween is coming, after all). 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!

Burying the Ex - A young man must contend with a possessive and controlling ex-girlfriend who has risen from the grave in this indie comedy-horror flick from director Joe Dante (Gremlins). It also puts a damper on the lead’s burgeoning relationship with his dream girl. A few critics called it an amusing bit of fun, but most weren’t as forgiving, suggesting the material was well below the talents of...

‘God’s Blessing’ – Part 3

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Planning for the Future

PART THREE OF THREE

The story of Felicia (Guliford) and Eric Taylor is not yet complete, far from it. Now the future starts for both of them and for their children as well.

Decisions always have to be in the present or in the future. The past matters little except in knowing what you want, which in most come from experience.

In Felicia’s case, her experiences – good and bad – earned her some celebrity but also limited what she was able to do with her physical talents. The most serious diagnosis was osteopeonia of the spine, a precursor to osteoporosis, which put her dreams of a professional running career and even a shot at the Olympics completely on...

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