Dunkirk
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New to On Demand: Dunkirk

Director Christopher Nolan has been gaining a phenomenal reputation in Hollywood. With Dunkirk, Nolan sets his sights on World War II and telling the story of the people who were there during the fateful period. The story of Dunkirk deals with the British, French and Belgian troops being surrounded by German soldiers. Casualties were mounting as the Allied forces tried mightily to withdraw their forces. They attempted to fend off the ground troops advancing on them and the air attack devastating some of the destroyers trying to evacuate the men. As the attack continued to take its toll, the military […]

Victoria & Abdul
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On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 18-24

On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 18-24 Victoria & Abdul During Queen Victoria’s jubilee celebration, a young Indian clerk named Abdul arrives to deliver a ceremonial coin. Abdul begins a friendship with the monarch that defies all norms — and teaches the long-standing queen more than anyone could imagine. Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard (PG-13, 1:51) 12/19 Mother! A young woman and her husband have a loving, tranquil existence. When two uninvited guests show up, their peaceful home is about to be turned upside down — but why? Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris (R, 2:01) 12/19 The Lego […]

Detroit
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New to On Demand: Detroit

In 1967, as race riots swept the nation, Detroit found itself in the middle of a war zone. After a police raid on an illegal club, the fuse was lit and African-American men took to the streets to fight back against the predominantly white police force. Detroit, from Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, focuses on the incidents that followed. Every battle has a number of both good and bad people involved. Unfortunately, in many cases, it’s the bad who have the loudest voice and the bad who ultimately are heard. Keeping the peace in Detroit amid rampant looting is an […]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle
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New to On Demand: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

We live in a dangerous world, protected by individuals we know and others we don’t. One of those behind-the-scenes defenders is the organization we met in the film Kingsman: The Secret Service, made up of proper English gentlemen and women who are the best of the best when it comes to fighting evil. In the Kingsman: The Golden Circle, we find out if they can rise up and save us all again. Back in 2015, I was surprised by a cool action film called Kingsman: The Secret Service. If you haven’t checked out the first film, you may want to […]

Home Again
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On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 11-17

On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 11-17 All Saints A pastor is sent to close down a small-town church because of financial struggles. When a new family of refugees starts seeking God within his church, the pastor must decide which path will have him doing what he feels called to do. Based on a true story. John Corbett, Cara Buono, Barry Corbin (PG, 1:48) 12/12 Detroit In July 1967, one of the largest race riots in U.S. history took place in Detroit. During the racially charged 12th Street Riot, an incident at the Algiers Motel led to multiple deaths and brutal beatings. […]

American Assassin
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New to On Demand: American Assassin

Films dealing with shadowy government groups and mercenaries paid to carry out some of the most nefarious tasks imaginable are nothing new. Quite often there is a blurring of the lines in these films between what is acceptable and what is over the line. In American Assassin, from director Michael Cuesta, we look at one man and his passionate commitment to revenge — or is it patriotism? Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) seems like a relatively happy guy in his 20s. He is living the dream, vacationing at an exotic resort with his girlfriend. It is the perfect place to propose, […]

Despicable Me 3
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VOD Spotlight: Despicable Me 3

VOD Spotlight: Despicable Me 3 In Despicable Me 3 Gru (voice of Steve Carell) is working hard in the AVL (Anti-Villain League) to keep the bad guys at bay. With his partner Lucy (Kristen Wiig) by his side in life and in the agency, they work to thwart the evil plans that exist in the world. When one such mission ends in failure, Gru and Lucy are let go by the AVL and return to their life as mom and dad to Margo, Edith and Agnes. Out of the blue, a man comes and proclaims that Gru has a brother […]

Despicable Me 3
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On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 4-10

On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 4-10 Despicable Me 3 (pictured above) Gru has gone straight and, alongside Lucy, is in the business of catching the bad guy, but their new foil Balthazar Bratt may have something to say about that. With the arrival of Gru’s twin brother Dru, who just wants to plan one more heist, and with the whole cavalcade of Minions, will Gru get back into a life of crime? Voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker (PG, 1:30) 12/5 American Assassin Mitch Rapp lost his parents at age 14 and later lost his girlfriend to a […]

Logan Lucky
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On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 27-Dec. 2

On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 27-Dec. 2 Logan Lucky (pictured above) Charlotte Motor Speedway is home to one of the biggest NASCAR races of the year. Two brothers who know how all the cash at the track moves decide to come up with a plan for an incredible heist. Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig (PG-13, 1:58) 11/28 Woodshock A haunted young woman spirals in the wake of profound loss, torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug. Kirsten Dunst, Joe Cole, Pilou Asbaek (R, 1:40) 11/28 I Do… Until I Don’t  Vivian […]

Leap
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New to On Demand: Leap!

Inspirational movies are a big winner at the box office. In the movie Leap!, we meet two children who yearn to follow their dreams despite living in an orphanage and having seemingly impossible aspirations. But can dreams come true? Their living situation is holding Felicie (voice of Elle Fanning) and Victor (Nat Wolff) back. Felicie yearns to be a great ballerina, and Victor wants to be the world’s next great inventor. But to proceed, they must carry out a daring escape from their home. And escape they do! It’s off to Paris. But once they arrive, the two are separated. […]