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On Demand DVD New Releases Sept: 16-22

On Demand DVD New Releases Sept: 16-22 X-Men: Dark Phoenix As she evolves, Jean Grey begins to develop her powers. These powers corrupt and lead her down the path to becoming Dark Phoenix, forcing the X-Men to make a decision on their team member and friend. Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy (PG-13, 1:53) 9/17 Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am This artful meditation on legendary writer Toni Morrison examines her life, her work and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her career. Oprah, Toni Morrison (PG-13, 1:59) 9/17 Running With the Devil A tenacious federal agent traces the […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Aladdin

In 1992, Walt Disney Pictures gave us the animated film Aladdin. That film took viewers on a magic carpet ride, soaring above its competition, and introduced us to a fabulous big blue genie with a spectacularly irreverent voice brought to life by the late Robin Williams. Fast-forward nearly 27 years later, and we get a live-action Aladdin for today’s generation. Aladdin (Mena Massoud) is a thief who steals to eat and simply survive. In the markets of Agrabah, he is referred to as a street rat and finds himself constantly chased through the streets. When he stumbles upon a young […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 09-16

On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 09-16   John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum John Wick broke the rules. Now every bounty hunter and professional is gunning to take him out. Can he survive? Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane (R, 2:11) Make It A Movie Night: Uber-violent with insane amounts of Keanu, Parabellum is nonstop action. Just think — all this mayhem started because of a dog. 9/10 Aladdin (pictured above) A live-action take on the classic Disney tale. As a young man tries to impress a princess, he steals a lamp that releases a genie who leads him to a […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Men in Black International

New to On Demand and DVD: Men in Black International They are mysterious. They are secretive. They blend in with their surroundings. “They” are the Men in Black, and they never leave a trail of evidence that would lead people back to them — at least, not until now, in the film Men in Black: International. In this new effort, director F. Gary Gray introduces us to the story of Molly (Tessa Thompson), who, as a child, had her first alien encounter and witnessed mysterious men in black erasing her parents’ memories. But the agents didn’t wipe Molly’s brain, and […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 2-8

On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 2-8 Booksmart (pictured above) Amy and Molly have always been the good girls in school. They studied hard in an effort to get into the best colleges, and now that they have been accepted, it’s time to let their hair down and break a few rules. Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Billie Lourd (R, 1:42) 9/3 Critic’s Choice:  Be warned: You’ve never seen young ladies quite like this before. Director Olivia Wilde explores what happens when the good girls let their hair down in this raw film that has a true sweetness to it as […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Secret Life of Pets 2

In the 2016 film The Secret Life of Pets, we started to get a glimpse of what our pets might be doing when we are not home. With the sequel to that film, The Secret Life of Pets 2, we get a look at what they are doing not only at home, but also on vacation and on their own as the franchise continues down the winding path of fun. Max (voiced by Patton Oswalt) has had life-changing events since the first film. His owner, Katie (voiced by Ellie Kemper), has married and had a baby. Now Duke (voiced by […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Monsters. Those colossal creatures who roam the Earth and lay waste to anything that stands in their way. We’ve been fascinated by movie monsters since the early days of cinema. Stories around Godzilla, the larger-than-life monster who has taken on all comers, have been relayed for years. In Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Godzilla will see if he has met his match against a slew of our favorite foes. The crypto-zoological agency known as Monarch has been keeping a watchful eye on these legendary beasts and others like them in their outposts around the globe. But sinister forces are at […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Aug. 26-31

On Demand DVD New Releases: Aug. 26-31 Rocketman (pictured above) Step inside the story of Elton John and how he became the superstar showman he is today. Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden (R, 2:01) 8/27  Make It A Movie Night: A musical wonderland of goodness. The R rating means it’s not for the kids, but neither was most of Elton’s life. More of a musical than a biopic — sing along! The Banana Splits Movie It’s not what you think: A costumed maniac wreaks bloody havoc during the taping of a popular children’s show (R, 1:29) 8/27 Godzilla: King […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: A Dog’s Journey

Dogs are referred to as “man’s best friend,” and with good reason. The animals are loyal beyond all comprehension and understand every aspect of their owners’ being, although no one can be sure why this is the case. A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the 2017 release A Dog’s Purpose, tries to explain. Bailey (voiced by Josh Gad) was just a puppy when he met Ethan, who himself was a young boy. Through countless reincarnations in various dog breeds, shapes and colors, Bailey discovered that his purpose was to watch out for Ethan and ensure his happiness. Now, years after […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 18-25

On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 18-25   The Sun is Also a Star As Natasha faces deportation, she happens to meet Daniel, who saves her life. What if the most special relationship she ever formed happened when tomorrow may never come? Yara Shahidi, Charles Melton, Jake Choi (PG-13, 1:40) 8/20 Brightburn Brandon is a special child, and now his differences are affecting everyone around him. While his mom stands squarely in his corner, she knows there is something very unique about her son. Elizabeth Banks, Jackson A. Dunn, David Denman (R, 1:30) 8/20 A Dog’s Journey (pictured above) Bailey […]