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New to On Demand and DVD: Stuber

Ridesharing is an easy way to get around town when you can’t or don’t want to drive. I’ve used it on a number of trips, and I always find myself in the back seat of a new and interesting driver’s vehicle in a variety of cities. But I’ve also heard the stories — the stories of the rides that aren’t as basic as mine. And when you take a cop looking to catch a bad guy and put him in the car of a driver desperate for a good rating, you get the film Stuber. Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) is an […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases Oct. 14-20

On Demand DVD New Releases Oct. 14-20 Stuber Uber driver Stu is in for the ride of his life when Vic, a cop who had a recent LASIK procedure, enlists his services, via the app, to track down a criminal he has long tried to catch. Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Iko Uwais (R, 1:33) 10/15 Make It A Movie Night: I loved Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani. The two actors and their onscreen chemistry really drive this rideshare to its destination. — Paul Hall, Movie critic Channel Guide Magazine Crawl An impending hurricane is about to unleash more than just weather […]

Documentary

Nat Geo Tries To Solve The Mystery Of What Happened To Amelia Earhart

On Oct. 20, National Geographic’s Explorer-at-Large Dr. Robert Ballard will hopefully answer the question of what happened to Amelia Earhart in a two-hour special titled Expedition Amelia. Earhart, who disappeared on July 2, 1937, at the age of 39, was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic. She was attempting to fly around the world when she was last heard from. It’s been over 80 years since her disappearance, and there have been at least 12 searches for her and her navigator, Fred Noonan. Ballard, who discovered the Titanic in 1985, thinks that his team has a […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Toy Story 4

We have grown up alongside Sheriff Woody (voice of Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and a variety of memorable toys. The Toy Story series has been like a metaphor for us in life, and our emotional attachment to these lovable characters has grown through the years. Nine years ago, we collectively wept as Toy Story 3 concluded, but now everyone is back in Toy Story 4, except, of course, Andy, who has moved on. But can this installment still ignite the feelings that we last had nine years ago? Woody lives with his new child, Bonnie, but as she […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Oct. 7 -13

On Demand DVD New Releases: Oct. 7 -13 Annabelle Comes Home After being locked behind sacred glass in the Warren’s artifacts room, Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room. McKenna Grace, Madison Iseman (R, 1:40) 10/8 Toy Story 4 Woody shows Bonnie’s new craft project Forky how to embrace being a toy. Tom Hanks, Tim Allen (G, 1:40) 10/8 Midsommar An American couple, their relationship foundering, travel to a fabled Swedish midsummer festival where they become trapped in a sinister nightmare. Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor (R; 2:26) 10/8       Availability dates, titles and schedule subject to change […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Spider-Man: Far From Home

To watch superheroes come into their own onscreen is a totally fascinating process. And we get to watch Spider-Man do just that as he swings from buildings around the world in Spider-Man: Far From Home. What is the world going to do in a post-Avengers: Endgame world? Spider-Man, also known as Peter Parker (Tom Holland), has only one thing on his mind: a trip to Europe with his high school friends. He doesn’t know what comes next for himself or the world; he is intently focused on letting MJ (Zendaya) know how he feels about her. And, of course, Peter […]