On Demand DVD New Releases: Nov. 20-26

November 20, 2017 Meredith Ennis 0

On Demand DVD New Releases: Nov. 20-26 The Hitman’s Bodyguard Darius Kincaid has been a ruthless hitman for years, and he has been called to testify against one of his employers. Michael Bryce is employed to protect Darius from those who want him dead (which is everyone). Darius has tried to kill Michael many times, creating anything but a match made in heaven. Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman (R, 1:58) 11/21 Leap! (pictured above) She wants to be a dancer. He wants to be an inventor. Together the two children run away from their orphanage to start realizing […]

Atomic Blonde

New To On Demand: Atomic Blonde

November 14, 2017 Paul Hall 0

It’s 1989 in Berlin. East and West are separated by the iconic Berlin Wall, but that is soon to change. On both sides of this landmark divide in culture, politics and way of life are spies who work for every agency imaginable. KGB agents reign supreme in the East, and the rest of the free world is at home in the West. The spy game is alive and well in Atomic Blonde. MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) is called upon by her superiors to assist in retrieving a list that contains the identities of countless agents. It is information […]

Atomic Blonde

On Demand and DVD New Releases: Nov. 13-19

November 13, 2017 Meredith Ennis 0

On Demand and DVD New Releases: Nov. 13-19 Wind River The FBI sends rookie agent Jane Banner to investigate the murder of a woman on the Wind River Indian Reservation. She teams up with the game tracker who found the body, and together they look to uncover the story behind the horrible murder in an area isolated from the rest of the world. Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Julia Jones (R, 1:47) 11/14 The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature Surly is back, and the mayor of Oakton wants to destroy his home and replace it with an amusement park. It’s […]

Cars 3

New to On Demand: Cars 3

November 7, 2017 Paul Hall 0

New to On Demand: Cars 3 Everything changes over time. Coca-Cola became New Coke and then went back to being Coca-Cola again. DVD became Blu-ray, and we moved from standard definition to high definition. In most cases, change is a good thing as innovation leads the way. But in the film Cars 3, what happens when the competitors in the Piston Cup racing series seem to have moved beyond Lightning McQueen? McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) is looking to wrap up another stunning race against two of his best friends when a fresh-faced new car explodes through the pack. Jackson […]

The Glass Castle

On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 6-12

November 6, 2017 Meredith Ennis 0

On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 6-12 The Glass Castle (pictured) Jeannette grew up with a dysfunctional family who moved around the country like nomads, always finding new and underwhelming places to live. Her alcoholic father would distract her and her siblings with visions of hope to take their mind off their current situation. Eventually, all of the past will be dealt with in the present. Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts (PG-13, 2:07) 11/7 Cars 3 Lightning McQueen is starting to fade. When the newer and faster Jackson Storm bursts onto the scene, it is time for McQueen to […]

The Dark Tower

On Demand DVD New Releases: Oct. 30-Nov. 5

October 30, 2017 Meredith Ennis 0

On Demand DVD New Releases: Oct. 30-Nov. 5 Kidnap Karla Dyson experiences one of the horrors every parent fears when her son is kidnapped almost before her eyes. But this mom is not about to sit idly by and wait for the police to help her; she’s taking justice into her own hands. Halle Berry, Sage Correa, Chris McGinn  (R, 1:22) 10/31 The Dark Tower (pictured) It’s the ultimate battle of good versus evil as Roland, known as the last Gunslinger, has been going toe-to-toe with the Man in Black to keep the Dark Tower from toppling. But will Roland succeed in keeping […]

War for the Planet of the Apes

New to On Demand: War for the Planet of the Apes

October 24, 2017 Paul Hall 0

Humans and apes. Are we really that different from each other? Our sense of community, our quest for survival, our emotions, whether buried or released, are all the same for both species. In the film War for the Planet of the Apes, we simultaneously celebrate and despise the similarities of the two species. As the wildly unpredictable Colonel (Woody Harrelson) escalates the battle with the apes, Caesar (Andy Serkis) is forced to fight to preserve the species he loves. Though Caesar has always kept an open mind about humans, there are moments that will push even the most level-headed individual […]

Annabelle: Creation

New to On Demand: Annabelle: Creation

October 24, 2017 Paul Hall 0

The films released under the umbrella of The Conjuring universe have been creepy successes. They are the rare blend of scares and story, a higher level of horror frights. Now, with the newest addition to that series, Annabelle: Creation, I’m happy to report we get more good creepy fun. Samuel Mullins (Anthony LaPaglia) is an expert doll maker. He and his wife Esther (Miranda Otto) have one young daughter and when Samuel’s latest doll order is ready to ship, the family looks to be living a dream. But when tragedy strikes, life changes and the Mullinses become reclusive. Fast forward […]

The Emoji Movie

On Demand DVD New Releases: Oct. 23-29

October 23, 2017 Meredith Ennis 0

On Demand DVD New Releases: Oct. 23-29 The Emoji Movie Gene is the “meh” emoji that lives in your phone. So what happens when emojis with one emotion actually have a range of emotions? When Gene makes the wrong face, a number of emojis set out to right the wrong and be relevant. Voices of T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris (PG, 1:26) 10/24 War For the Planet of the Apes The tensions between apes and humans escalate as the continuing effects of the simian flu have humans on edge. It becomes “us vs. them” and Caesar leads the apes to war. […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming

New to On Demand: Spider-Man Homecoming

October 17, 2017 Paul Hall 0

Spidey is back in the Spider-Man: Homecoming. We pick up with a story that has Peter Parker (Tom Holland) headed home after his battle alongside Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) during Captain America: Civil War. But his return home takes him from the adrenaline rush of being alongside the world’s greatest superheroes to that of an ordinary high-school student. Stark has plans for Spider-Man. He has gifted him with a new high-tech suit and all the accoutrements a teenage crime-fighter could ever want. But Peter is told to simply wait for his handler Happy (Jon Favreau) to call and put […]

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