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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!



Home Grown

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Organic produce isn’t just for the rich

A garden is a hub of sights, scents and sounds that all seem to shout “Life!” to any visitor who’ll pay attention. The Community Pantry’s Hope Garden is answering the call with a seed-starting party and open house from 1 to 3 pm March 26.

“This is something we are kicking off this year. We got a big donation of seeds from Home Depot and really wanted to provide a space to use those and also try to connect people with the garden boxes,” Meredith Lorencz, programs coordinator at The Community Pantry said.

Participants will learn the proper way to start plants from seed and care for them. Visiting master gardeners will join...

‘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...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for March 18, 2022

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It’s time for another look at new releases coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. Once again, there is an interesting mix of big Hollywood releases 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.


THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR: This chiller follows a 12-year-old and his best friend who are abducted on their way home from school.

After breaking free from his confinement, one of the youngsters gets into the hallways and tries to find a way to locate and rescue his pal. He soon discovers that this kidnapper also has a cohort, making it even harder to avoid capture...

Obituary: Remembering Judge Carol K. Perry

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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Speaker Seth Damon offer condolences to the family, friends, and former colleagues of Navajo Nation District Court Judge Carol K. Perry, who passed away on March 1, 2022, in Albuquerque, N.M. at the age of 70 years old.

Perry was born in October 1951 in San Francisco, CA. She is Ta’neeszahnii (Tangle Clan) and born for ‘Áshįįhi (Salt People Clan). She was appointed probationary District Court Judge and confirmed probationary District Court Judge by the Navajo Nation Council in April 2005. She was confirmed to serve as District Court Judge on Dec. 19, 2007.

Judge Perry served as a presiding judge at Tuba City District Court, Ramah...

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