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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for Oct.,9, 2020

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By Glenn Kay

For the Sun

It’s time for another look at some highlights coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. There are a great many new releases this time out, including flicks that have played the drive-in circuit, as well as some independent fare. So, since you likely can’t or shouldn’t go out to the movies this week...

‘The Glorias’ is a solid, but surface-level biopic

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Running Time: 147 minutes

The Glorias, from Roadside Attractions and LD Entertainment, is available for purchase on Digital and Streaming exclusively on Prime Video.

Gloria Steinem has lived a remarkable life as a journalist, activist and a spokesperson for the feminist movement in the United States. Her incredible accomplishments serve as the inspiration for this biopic. The Glorias attempts to condense the woman’s many pursuits and experiences into one narrative. There’s a lot of passion on display, and for youngsters the film should serve as a stirring introduction to her work.

It’s a good film overall, although it ultimately feels like a...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for October 2, 2020

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It’s time for another look at new Blu-rays and DVD arrivals. This week is a quiet one for big Hollywood titles, but it does promise some interesting independent films as well as another truckload of older features getting high definition upgrades. So, since you likely can’t or shouldn’t go out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


ALIEN ADDICTION: A young man living in a small town in the Waikato district of New Zealand gets the surprise of his life when an alien spacecraft crashes nearby. He takes the UFOs two occupants to his home and the group gets along famously, developing a close personal relationship in the...

Obituary Steven Gregory Yoder

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Steven Gregory Yoder, age 38, passed away on August 9, 2020 in Turlock, Calif. Yoder was born in Gallup on June 21, 1982 and attended local schools, graduating from high school in Rehoboth and then attending the University of New Mexico-Gallup and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N. C.

Yoder worked at Houston Lumber and taught construction tech at Miyamura High School. He was also a youth pastor at East Aztec Baptist Church and Grace Bible Church. He received an “Exemplary Teacher” award from Gallup-McKinley County Schools and was recognized by Skills USA with many students that were state and national champions.

He loved spending time with family and...

‘Kajillionaire’ offers a few compelling moments with a dysfunctional family

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Running Time: 106 minutes

Focus Features is releasing Kajillionaire on Sept. 25th theatrically in select cities.

We all have issues with members of our family now and again. However, those who feel a little trapped and constrained by their brood likely have nothing on the outlandish criminal clan featured in Kajillionaire. This drama/comedy focuses on one particular group member and her frustrating and surreal experiences with her family.

Old Dolio Dyne (Evan Rachel Wood) is a woman living with her emotionally icy parents Robert (Richard Jenkins) and Theresa (Debra Winger). They’re a poor family residing in an abandoned office area of a soap suds...

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