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New to On Demand and DVD: Breakthrough

In an instant, lives can change. In an instant, faith is tested. It is how we respond to the changes, to the tests placed in front of us, that defines who we become. In the movie Breakthrough, based on a true story, a family will have their faith tested. John Smith (Marcel Ruiz) is a normal, average 14-year-old boy. He’s worried about girls and basketball and has only a passing interest in his schoolwork and his mom. As a baby, he was adopted by Brian (Josh Lucas) and Joyce Smith (Chrissy Metz) in Guatemala. John has always struggled with the […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: July 15-21

On Demand DVD New Releases: July 15-21 Shazam! (pictured above) When Billy Batson shouts the magic word “Shazam,” he transforms from a 14-year-old foster kid into an adult superhero who is ready to put his ripped body and godlike powers to the test. Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel (PG-13, 2:12) 7/16 Breakthrough Based on the incredible true story of John Smith, a teen who was goofing around on the ice when it gave way and sent him into the extremely cold water below. Although the accident initially seemed fatal, his family and community had faith that a miracle was […]

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Interview: David Hasselhoff on Taking on Former ’80s Superstars and Cars

There’s a lot to love about the former Knight Rider and Baywatch star David Hasselhoff, but one of our favorite things is his humble candor — he’s never been afraid to just tell it as it is. After 40-plus years in the business, the international superstar radiates positivity as he talks to us about what’s on the horizon, which includes a tour in the fall, a possible Knight Rider movie and a two-hour special on History titled Battle of the ’80s Supercars With David Hasselhoff. The special, airing Wednesday, July 10 at 8/7c, is part of History’s now annual Car […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Little

Being in charge changes people, money changes people, and those changes are not always for the better. Such is the case in the film Little. Jordan Sanders (Regina Hall) is in charge. As the owner and founder of Jordan Sanders International (JSI), she has taken control of everything in her life. She has the perfect apartment, uses the money she has come into to get everything she wants and has an assistant, April Williams (Issa Rae), whom she derides every chance she gets. On a fateful day at the office, a young girl curses Jordan by transforming her into a […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases July 8-14

On Demand DVD New Releases July 8-14 Pet Semetary  Soon after moving to their new rural home, Louis and his wife Rachel bury their cat’s remains in the local pet cemetery. But all is definitely not as it seems in this film based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name — sometimes dead is better. Jason Clarke, John Lithgow, Amy Seimetz (R, 1:41) 7/9  Little (pictured above) When Jordan, a powerful business owner who is mean to everyone, wakes up as the 13-year-old version of herself, she’ll need to drop the attitude to survive. Her assistant April will have […]

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New To On Demand And DVD: The Best of Enemies

New To On Demand And DVD: The Best of Enemies We fear what we do not know. Insulated in our own circle of friends, when we do not reach out to those who believe differently or simply appear different to us, we develop many unwarranted opinions. That was the case in 1971 Durham, N.C., as described in the film The Best of Enemies. Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson) is a well-known civil rights activist fighting for the members of the African-American community in Durham. The city council and all its members are well aware of Ann’s tactics and realize that […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases July 1-7

On Demand DVD New Releases July 1-7   The Best Of Enemies (pictured above) Civil rights activist Ann Atwater and Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis form an unlikely friendship when they co-chair a community summit about the desegregation of schools in 1971 Durham, N.C. Taraji P. Henson, Sam Rockwell, Wes Bentley (PG-13, 2:13) 7/2 The Public When the homeless are dying during a cold snap, many of those on the streets decide to take back the public library in an act of civil disobedience. Alec Baldwin, Emilio Estevez, Jena Malone (PG-13, 1:59) 7/2   Availability dates, titles and schedule […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases June 24-30

On Demand DVD New Releases June 24-30   Dumbo A live-action telling of the classic tale of the little elephant with the giant ears. Dumbo grows into his ears and becomes a star, whether he likes it or not. Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito (PG, 1:52) 6/25   Availability dates, titles and schedule subject to change and may vary by system. Check with your cable provider for ordering information. HD and 3D not available in all systems. Coming Soon: The Best Of Enemies, The Public  7/2 Pet Semetary, Little, After 7/9 Shazam!, Breakthrough, Teen Spirit 7/16