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New to On Demand and DVD: Midway

The film Midway from director Roland Emmerich explores the time between the attack at Pearl Harbor and the Battle of Midway, a pivotal point in World War II, and the men and women who were impacted by the military action in the Pacific. In the days leading up to the fateful strike by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor, the United States naval fleet was filled with colorful characters. Lt. Dick Best (Ed Skrein) was known as a pilot who was a bit of a hotshot. Always pushing the envelope, Best wanted to be ready for anything, and that turns out […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases Feb. 17-23

On Demand DVD New Releases Feb. 17-23 Jojo Rabbit A young boy who wants to be a part of Hitler’s army finds his mom is hiding a Jewish girl in their home in this dark comedy. Roman Griffin Davis, Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson (PG-13, 1:48) 2/18 A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (pictured above) Inspired by a 1998 Esquire article by Tom Junod, this is the endearing story of the unlikely friendship that formed between Junod and the iconic television host Fred Rogers. Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Christine Lahti (PG, 1:49) 2/18 Midway The Battle of Midway is brought to […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Ford V Ferrari

Auto racing is more than simply competing to win a race. In the film Ford v Ferrari, viewers experience the battle for supremacy within an industry and the relationships forged in the race to go fast. Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) is thought to be the best American car designer, and Shelby loves to race. Working with driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale), a man Shelby viewed as not only a colleague but also a friend, he is pushing the automobile to do more than ever before. Henry Ford II (Tracy Letts) is trying to remake the image of Ford Motor Company. […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Feb 10-16

Wild Nights With Emily A dramatized look at the life of poet Emily Dickinson, specifically her relationship with another woman. Molly Shannon, Susan Ziegler, Amy Seimetz (PG-13, 1:24) 2/11  Ford V Ferrari This riveting thrill ride is based on American car designer Carroll Shelby, who was enlisted by the Ford Motor Company to build a revolutionary car that could go toe-to-toe with Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Caitriona Balfe (PG-13, 2:32) 2/11   Availability dates, titles and schedule subject to change and may vary by system. Check with your cable provider for ordering […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Feb. 3-9

On Demand DVD New Releases: Feb. 3-9 Last Christmas Kate is a cynical young woman going through the motions of life when she meets a handsome stranger in this heartwarming rom-com that features the songs of George Michael and Wham! Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson (PG-13, 1:43) 2/4 Doctor Sleep This next chapter in The Shining story finds a now-adult Dan Torrance trying to protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult who preys on children to remain immortal. Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran (R, 2:32) 2/4 The Good Liar (pictured above) When career con artist […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Terminator: Dark Fate

The year was 1984 when a young director named James Cameron introduced us to The Terminator, a film that launched both the director and the franchise that would eventually become legendary. The year is now 2019 and the hero and villain we loved are back in the film Terminator: Dark Fate. For those of you who don’t know some of the Terminator series backstory, Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) has been hunted by terminators sent from the future to eliminate her and later her son John to prevent them from stopping the encroaching doom. Early in Dark Fate we are greeted […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

On Demand DVD New Releases: Jan. 27-Feb. 2 Parasite (pictured above) Greed and class discrimination come into play in this sensationally twisted drama that follows the Kim family, who convincingly work their way into the wealthy Park family. Song Kang ho, Lee Sun Kyun, Cho Yeo Jeong  Subtitled (R, 2:12) 1/28 Harriet This is the untold, extraordinary story of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and her fight to change the course of history. Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe (PG-13, 2:05) 1/28 The Great Alaskan Race  In 1925’s historic great race of mercy, a group of brave mushers travel 700 […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Jan. 20-26

On Demand DVD New Releases: Jan. 20-26 Black and Blue (2019) A rookie cop is shot after witnessing corrupt cops in action. Her body camera knows the truth, but the bad guys want the footage. Can she survive when everyone wants her eliminated? Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Frank Grillo (R, 1:48) 1/21 Zombieland: Double Tap Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita and Little Rock have moved to the heartland, where they are still facing evolved zombies and running into fellow survivors. It’s everything you would want in a dysfunctional family trying to keep going. Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin (R, 1:39) 1/21 […]

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Available On Demand and DVD: The Wolf Hour

By Stephen Whitty The Bronx is burning, and June Leigh isn’t doing so well herself. She was a famous novelist, once. But then came a death in the family. A case of writer’s block. Mounting debts. Now, in 1977, she sits locked away in her dead grandmother’s apartment, afraid to look outside, terrified of looking within. June is sometimes funny, sometimes edgy, often infuriating — and onscreen in every scene of The Wolf Hour. It’s a role that demands a fiercely committed actress, and luckily director Alistair Banks Griffin has her in Naomi Watts. Ever since David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Gemini Man

Everyone looks in a mirror. Sometimes we like what we see, while other times our reflection is a painful reminder of who we are. What happens though, when the mirror image of you is trying to hunt you down and kill you? That’s just part of the story for the film Gemini Man from director Ang Lee. Henry Brogan (Will Smith) is an assassin. Working for various arms of the government, Henry is brought in for that special shot that takes the best, because he is the best. But the number of kills in Henry’s past is catching up with […]