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‘The King’s Daughter’ is a fractured fantasy

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Gravitas Ventures will release this film in theaters on Jan. 21.

It’s easy to forget just how difficult it is to produce and create a feature film. There are so many moving parts and factors involved, it’s a wonder that so many aren’t just completed, but are...

‘Scream’ ends not with a bang, but a whimper

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This feature from Paramount Pictures will be released exclusively at cinemas on Jan. 14.

Back in 1996, a little horror movie came out of nowhere and became a massive box office and critical hit. The film paid homage to slasher movies of the 1980s, playing on genre tropes with which both the characters and the audience were familiar. It cleverly threw in references and story twists, making a lasting impression and even jumpstarting a few careers among the charismatic cast. Since that time, a few sequels have followed.

While they haven’t been quite as potent, all have added some nifty and memorable elements. “Scream”...

Blu-ray/DVD Round-up for Jan. 21, 2022

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By Glenn Kay

For the Sun

Welcome back to another look at new releases on Blu-ray and DVD. Once again, It’s a busy edition with plenty of entertainment in a wide variety of genres. So, if you can’t, or shouldn’t be heading out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

BIG NEW RELEASES!

THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2: This sequel to the 2019 animated family film begins with Morticia and Gomez becoming concerned that their children will soon grow up and leave them behind. In order to reaffirm family bonds, they decide to pack up a camper and head out with the kids on a lengthy holiday. These unusual tourists see the sights and get themselves into all kinds of trouble...

‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ is filled with haunting images, powerful roles

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Running Time: 105 minutes

This film is currently playing in limited release at theaters and will begin streaming on Apple TV+ on Jan. 14.

Of all of the plays ever written, Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” is one of the most enduring and famous. It has been performed countless times and has been adapted to film on several occasions (perhaps most notably in a 1971 feature starring Jon Finch). So, one would think that nothing new could be done with this very familiar source material. While that assumption is true to an extent, “The Tragedy of Macbeth” still manages to exceed expectations.

For those unfamiliar with the original story, it involves a noble...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for Jan. 14, 2022

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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for January 14, 2022

By Glenn Kay

For the Sun

It’s time for another look at the latest highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. This is a great edition with big features and awards contenders in a wide variety of genres. So, if you can’t, or shouldn’t be heading out to the cinemas right now, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

BIG NEW RELEASES!

DOUBLE WALKER: A young woman is murdered and returns from the dead as a ghost in this independent horror picture. It seems that this new and angry spirit is angry about her untimely end and tries to piece together what happened from scattered memories. She begins haunting and killing men whom she believes may be...

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