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New on DVD this Week July 7, 2015

 Woman in Gold (PG-13) Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. Starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, and Tatiana Maslany.  5 Flights Up … Continue reading

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Jerry Weintraub (1937-2015)

(1937-2015)    Ocean’s Eleven (2001) Rated PG-13 Hollywood’s A list stars come together to pull off the most daring heist Las Vegas has ever known…11 men, 3 casinos, 150 million dollars, 1 chance to pull it off.  The Karate Kid … Continue reading

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Murder She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (2015) Rated NR

Hannah Swensen runs a small bakery shop in small-town Minnesota. However, she becomes an amateur sleuth when her friend and delivery driver ends up dead behind her shop. Based on the book by Joanne Fluke. I’ve always wanted to read one of … Continue reading

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Road to Bali (1952) Rated NR

Two song-and-dance men must leave Australia to avoid marriage proposals. Instead, they take jobs as divers for Princess Lala. This is the sixth “Road to . . .” film starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope, and it’s one of the … Continue reading

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4th of July Films 2015

   An American Tail (1986) Rated G While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.   1776 (1972) Rated PG A musical … Continue reading

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (2015) Rated NR

Based on the best-selling novel from Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell. Magic is long-lost in England until Mr. Norrell comes out to play, and Jonathan Strange, a novice with magic, begin a battle of the minds. At first, … Continue reading

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New In Theaters This Week July 3rd, 2015

Terminator: Genisys, Rated PG-13 Opens on Wednesday, July 1 Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to protect Sarah Connor, but when he arrives in 1984, nothing is as he expected it … Continue reading

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Dishonored Lady (1947) Rated NR

Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a top magazine by day and a party girl at night. When her lifestyle brings her to the brink of a breakdown, her psychiatrist advises her to quit her job, move to a … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Rated PG-13

A group of intergalactic criminals come together to fight an extremist who wants to destroy universe. This film is a typical Marvel movie. It’s action-packed, and the special effects are out of this world. The actors are perfect for their … Continue reading

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The Remaining (2014) Rated PG-13

As friends gather for a wedding, the apocalyptic end of the world begins. Where will you turn when they begin? This film is disappointing on so many levels. First, the film tried to be biblically sound, but it lost me … Continue reading

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