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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for Sept. 23, 2022

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Welcome to another look at some of the highlights coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. This edition is a little quieter than normal, but does include a few notable releases in a wide variety of genres. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week or shouldn’t be going out to the cinema, be...

‘BeCause’ gives people an entry point into difficult topics

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Show features five different artists covering five social justice topics

When a multitude of artists applied for the Guest Curated shows at gallupart123, Executive Director Rose Eason knew something had to be done in order to honor as many of the great artists as possible. That’s why she and the committee in charge of Guest Curated shows decided to do four shows with induvial artists, and then save a fifth show for multiple artists.

That’s how “BeCause” came to be. “BeCause” features five different artists, and each of them is exploring a social justice topic that is important to them.

When asked how art can play a role in social justice, Eason explained that it can...

‘The Woman King’ works because of a charismatic cast, impressive battle scenes

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Running Time: 135 minutes

This feature film from TriStar Pictures will premiere exclusively in movie theaters Sept. 16.

Loosely based on the history of the Dahomey Kingdom in West Africa during the early 19th century, the new feature “The Woman King” presents some new narrative elements to audiences. Specifically, it details members of the Agojie, an all-female team of vigilant warriors who served to protect their kingdom and leaders. The feature suffers slightly from a jumbly story that juggles back and forth between two central characters, but ultimately works thanks to a charismatic cast and some impressive battle scenes.

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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for Sept. 16, 2022

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Welcome to another look at Blu-ray and DVD highlights arriving on store shelves. It’s a remarkably busy week with several high-profile features, as well as well-received independent fare. There’s certainly something of interest available for anyone looking for something new. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week or need to stay away from crowds, be sure to give one of these titles a try!



ABANDONED: A woman suffering from postpartum depression decides to move to the country with her husband and infant. They pick a remote farmhouse… always a bad idea! Soon after arriving, she begins witnessing strange apparitions. Her...

‘Pinnocchio’ looks polished, but feels wooden

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Running Time: 105 minutes

This Disney+ Day premiere will launch on September 8th exclusively on Disney+.

While Disney have been producing live-action adaptations of their own animated properties for decades now, in recent times there have been so many that it is hard to keep up with them all. Over the last three years, we’ve seen new editions of “Dumbo,” “Aladdin,” “The Lion King” and “Mulan,” not to mention the “Maleficent” spin-offs from “Cinderella,” as well as “Cruella” from 101 Dalmatians and more. The latest live-action redo is “Pinocchio,” which in itself was an adaptation of the beloved 1883 novel “The...

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