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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  

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New to On Demand and DVD: Dumbo

I like to believe that anything is possible in life. The next magical moment may be waiting for me around the corner, producing equal parts hope and wonder amid life’s day-to-day issues. And after seeing the film Dumbo from Disney and director Tim Burton, I’m happy to say I know anything is possible. In 1919 the circus was the place to be. Traveling from city to city, it brought all of the excitement and magic of show business to the smallest towns across America. The Medici Bros. Circus is headed by none other than Max Medici (Danny DeVito). As Holt […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: US

Individuality. Each of us is born with slightly different characteristics than our neighbor. The things that make each of us different also help to define the person we become. Imagine, however, looking across the yard and witnessing versions of yourself looking back at you. But those versions, although similar, behave nothing like you. In the film Us, we’ll find out who or what those bodies are and what they are doing. Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong’o) has a history with the boardwalk and the beach in Santa Cruz. As a child, Adelaide got lost in a house of mirrors. As she […]

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On Demand DVD New Releases: June 17-23

On Demand DVD New Releases: June 17-23 Hotel Mumbai (pictured above) Hotel staff risk everything to keep guests safe during a heinous attack on their glamorous facility. Based on the true story of the 2008 Taj Mahal Palace hotel terrorist attack. Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi (R, 2:03) 6/18 The Beach Bum Moondog was a lovable eccentric millionaire — until the money ran out. Now he must pull himself up and finish the novel that he is working on to get back on top. Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher (R, 1:35) 6/18 Us A simple vacation turns terrifying […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Captive State

Through the years we have seen a variety of alien invasion films. We have witnessed many of the fights for survival and vicariously fended off the attackers. In the film Captive State, we focus on the aftermath of an invasion as a powerful alien race known as the Legislators are trying to unite the population they have controlled for years. In this future Chicago, citizens work endlessly for the Legislators. The rarely seen creatures who run this city are both revered and vilified by the residents. Some are excited for the Unity Rally that promises to fill Soldier Field and […]

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New to On Demand and DVD: Captain Marvel

Origin stories: As the Marvel Cinematic Universe has evolved over the years, we’ve witnessed the birth of Iron Man, Captain America and Thor, among other amazing superheroes. Our latest origin story features another powerful hero, Captain Marvel. Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) has a history as a pilot for the Air Force, but she only understands some of her past — her memories are lost. As she is caught in the middle of a war between two alien factions — the Kree and the Skrulls — Vers (as Carol is known within the Kree) is tormented by memories and tries to […]