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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for July 15, 2022

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Welcome to the latest look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. This week isn’t as populated with big Hollywood fare, but there are plenty of interesting documentaries and smaller titles coming your way. So, if you can’t make it to the movies or should be staying indoors this week, be sure to check...

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ doesn’t hit the bullseye

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Running Time: 125 minutes

This feature from Marvel Studios and Disney opens at cinemas on Friday, July 8th.

Generally speaking, the rule with film series is that they tend to get weaker and weaker with each subsequent title. One exception to the rule has been the Marvel Thor franchise. While all the movies featuring this superhero have provided thrills, it’s fair to say many would agree that the third feature “Thor: Ragnarok” (2017) most deftly combined action, suspense and a healthy dose of laughs.

“Thor: Love and Thunder” is the fourth and latest chapter in the ongoing series. Truthfully, this sequel doesn’t equal its predecessor, but is...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for July 8, 2022

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Welcome to another look at the latest Blu-rays and DVDs coming your way. So, if you can’t make it to the movies this week or need to stay indoors, be sure to give one of these titles a try!



BIG NEW RELEASES!



ALASKAN NETS: This documentary was shot in Metlakatla (Alaska’s last remaining native reserve) and captures the area’s unending enthusiasm for fishing and… basketball. The heart of the footage follows two cousins and their high school basketball team. Viewers see their passion and drive as they progress through the season and end up playing in the state championship.

Response was upbeat towards this feature. There were a few criticisms stating that the movie...

‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ won’t win awards, but it’s still a likable film

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This animated film from Universal Pictures opens at cinemas on Friday, July 1.

The “Despicable Me” animated film series started up in 2010 and has since become a massive movie franchise. One of the reasons for its success is the Minions, the central character’s group of unexpectedly cute and good-natured little yellow assistants.

These unusual beings spawned their own successful spin-off prequel title in 2015. This week sees the release of Minions: The Rise of Gru, which is a sequel to the previously noted film.

Like most follow-ups, the events on display are a little less fresh and unique than they were in previous...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for July 1, 2022

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Hello and welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD.if you can’t make it out to the movies this week or need to stay out of public places, be sure to give one of these titles a try!



BIG NEW RELEASES!



THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD: If this title sounds familiar, that’s likely because it was recently nominated for Academy Awards in the categories of Best International Film and Best Original Screenplay.

It details several years in the life of a Norwegian woman in Oslo. Over this period of time, she attempts to figure out who she is and what she wants out of life, both personally and professionally. But her life is messy and complicated, leading to...

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