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‘Resistance’ features a fascinating true story, but needs some fine-tuning

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Running Time: 120 minutes

This feature from IFC Films debuts on demand on cable and digital platforms March 27th.

Audiences have been spoiled over the past couple of years when it has come to standout war movies. Recent productions like 1917, Dunkirk, A Hidden Life and Jojo Rabbit have raised...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for April 3, 2020

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Hello and welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Once again, it’s a busy week containing a huge blockbuster, as well as some intriguing independent fare. So, since you more than likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!




Big New Releases!



The Captain - The disaster film genre has been around almost as long as cinema itself and this foreign-language effort from China continues the trend. It is based on an actual incident that occurred in May 2018 on a Sichuan Airlines flight over Tibet. According to reports, the windshield of the plane cracked while in midair, sucking the captain halfway...

A star in the making

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Former Gallupian dreams of national tv syndication

Meet Colt Balok. Or maybe you already have. Colt Balok, who until the age of seven, was known as Matthew Tyler Crosby, was adopted at the age of two, by a couple who likes animals. His new dad was a veterinarian. His new mom runs the humane society. The couple had six other children…all with first names that started with a “C.”

Since Matthew doesn’t start with a “C,” he felt a little out of place, until, at the age of seven, he chose himself a new first name, one that started with a “C.”  He named himself Colt, because his best friend’s name was Cole. He became Colt Matthew Balok.

Colt says he remembers people...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for March 27, 2020

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Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Since you likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!




Big New Releases!



Asako I & II - This foreign-language film from Japan details a young woman in Osaka who falls for a man, only to have him disappear mysteriously. A couple of years later, she encounters another person who looks exactly like her original boyfriend, but has a completely different personality. The lead is attracted to this new person, but must contend with feelings of confusion about the two figures. The press enjoyed witnessing this drama/romance.

A small contingent did complain...

A star in the making

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Former Gallupian dreams of national TV syndication

 

Meet Colt Balok. Or maybe you already have. Colt Balok, who until the age of seven, was known as Matthew Tyler Crosby, was adopted at the age of two, by a couple who likes animals.  His new dad was a veterinarian. His new mom runs the humane society. The couple had six other children…all with first names that started with a “C.”

 

Since Matthew doesn’t start with a “C,” he felt a little out of place, until, at the age of seven, he chose himself a new first name, one that started with a “C.”  He named himself Colt, because his best friend’s name was Cole. He became Colt Matthew Balok.

 

Colt says he remembers...

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