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New This Week in Theaters, August 25, 2016

 Hands of Stone (R) Opens on Friday, August 26 Starring: Edgar Ramirez, Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other’s lives.  Mechanic: Resurrection (R) Opens on Friday, August 26 … Continue reading

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Love and Friendship (2016) Rated PG

  Lady Susan visits her in-laws to find a match for her daughter and herself. Based on the book, Lady Susan by Jane Austen. Starring Kate Beckinsale, Morfydd Clark, Tom Bennett, Chloë Sevigny, Stephen Fry First off, Lady Susan is … Continue reading

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) Rated G

Werner Herzog goes inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and films some of the pictures on the walls. Starring Werner Herzog, Jean Clottes, Julien Monney. This film gives us insider access to the Chauvet caves.  The amazing drawings are … Continue reading

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Late Bloomer (2016) Rated NR

A woman falls for a guy who bullied her in high school. Starring Madison Pettis, Italia Ricci, Nathan Parsons. This is a clean, family-friendly film.  Apart from some confusion at the beginning (I couldn’t tell if they were showing flashbacks … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, August 23, 2016

 Ash vs. Evil Dead: The Complete First Season (TV-MA) Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind’s … Continue reading

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Jay Hernandez

 Nashville (2012–2017) Rated TV-PG A fading country music star comes into conflict with a rising young star.  Last Resort (2012–2013) Rated TV-14 A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the … Continue reading

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Emma’s Chance (2016) Rated PG

 Emma is assigned community service at an equine rescue ranch where she bonds with one of the horses. Starring Greer Grammer, Joey Lawrence, Missi Pyle. Horse lovers will enjoy this wholesome, clean movie despite its glaring flaws, the worst of … Continue reading

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The Young Messiah (2016) Rated PG-13

The story of Jesus at the age of seven, when his parents return to Nazareth from Egypt. Based on the novel, Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice. Starring Adam Greaves-Neal, Sara Lazzaro, Vincent Walsh, Sean Bean. This … Continue reading

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Thirteen (2016) Rated NR

Thirteen years after her abduction, Ivy Moxam steps out of the house she has been held captive in since she was 13 years old. Starring  Jodie Comer, Natasha Little, Stuart Graham, Richard Rankin, Valene Kane, Joe Layton, Katherine Rose Morley, … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, August 18, 2016

 Ben-Hur (PG-13) Opens on Friday, August 19 Starring: Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army. After years at sea, … Continue reading

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