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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for April 8, 2022

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Welcome to another look at the latest highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. This is a big week with some high-profile features, as well as interesting international and independent fare. 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!

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‘Infinite Storm’ provides some beautiful imagery

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Running Time:
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This feature from Bleeker Street Media opens at theaters in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 25.

There have been a great many movies based on adventurers getting themselves stranded in the wilderness, leaving them isolated and warding off impossible conditions to reach safety. “Infinite Storm” is yet another of these survival tales.

Based on a true story, it follows a pair of individuals atop a mountain caught in a blizzard. Although the plot itself is a familiar one, the feature does provide solid performances and unique depictions of the central characters, making it distinctive enough to garner a recommendation.

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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for March 25, 2022

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Welcome to another look at Blu-ray and DVD highlights headed your way. There’s plenty of interesting and unique material in this edition that is both new and old. 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!



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6:45: A man decides to try and revitalize his strained relationship by taking his girlfriend on vacation to an island resort. Immediately upon arriving, the pair are surprised at how deserted the place is.

After looking around town, they discover that the locale not only has a violent history, but that there is also a strange time loop present. The two must overcome their...

Bu-ray/DVD Roundup for April 1, 2022

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Welcome back for another look at new arrivals on Blu-ray and DVD. This week, you’ll find a few big Hollywood features, as well as some interesting independent fare. So, if you can’t make it out or shouldn’t be heading out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

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BLOOD ON HER NAME: This crime drama involves a cash-strapped woman who runs an auto shop. After accidentally causing the death of someone on her property, she considers hiding the body and covering it up. However, the lead is wracked with guilt and holes in her story begin to appear after being grilled by the town sheriff (who happens to be her ex-husband).

Reviews were very...

‘X’ pays homage to horror classics

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Running Time: 105 minutes

This film from A24 opens exclusively at theaters on March 28

Independent filmmaker Ti West has built up a notable series of cult titles over the years, including “The House of the Devil,” “The Innkeepers” and “Sacrament.” His features are notable for emphasizing mood and atmosphere, with the camera often holding stationary on subjects for extended periods of time (which has resulted in some pacing criticisms from genre critics).

“X” is the latest from the writer/producer/director, which is his first horror picture in nearly a decade. This reviewer can report that it was worth the wait. Creepy movie...

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