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A Diva’s Christmas Carol (2000) Rated PG

In this take on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, a pop singer gets a reality check by the three spirits of Christmas. Starring Vanessa Williams, Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas, and John Taylor. This is a VH1 made-for-TV movie, so they acquired all … Continue reading

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Richard Jewell (2019) Rated R

American security guard, Richard Jewell, goes from hero to suspect in the 1996 Centennial Park bombing. Starring Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, and Brandon Stanley. This film showcases how the 1996 Centennial Park bombing transformed Jewell’s life. Jewell was always … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 7, 2020

 Love on Iceland (TV-G) Seeking inspiration for work, Chloe gathers her college travel group back together for a trip to Iceland. When her ex, a member of the group, shows up uninvited, sparks fly. Starring Kaitlin Doubleday, Colin Donnell, Preston … Continue reading

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102 Dalmatians (2000) Rated G

Cruella DeVil is out of prison and ready to pick up where she left off, getting those puppies. Starring Glenn Close, Gérard Depardieu, and Ioan Gruffudd. This is one of those sequels that just didn’t need to be made. We … Continue reading

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Serial Psyche (Reelz) Rated NR

This show explains the psyche of famous serial killers. Starring Rich Libicer, Dr. Michael H. Stone, and Dr. Gary Brucato. This show asks law enforcement, doctors, and news reporters to talk about the psyche of serial killers. It explores what … Continue reading

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The Heart of Christmas (2011) Rated TV-G

The Locke family has discovered that their two-year-old has leukemia. While they try to make his last Christmas a good one, a businesswoman meets them and reevaluates her life. Based on a true story. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Jeanne Neilson, … Continue reading

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The Great Debate (SYFY) Rated TV-14

A half-hour talk show puts celebrities head to head debating cultural fandom. Starring Baron Vaughn, Jonah Ray, and Maude Garrett. The first episode of this series is perfect. The celebrities, who tend to be C or D list celebrities, debate … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, July 2, 2020

While theaters are closed, due to COVID-19, these films could be at select drive-in theaters and available for digital rental.  Unhinged (R)Opens on Friday, July 3Starring: Russell Crowe, Jimmi Simpson, Gabriel Bateman, Caren Pistorius After a confrontation with an unstable … Continue reading

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016) Rated PG-13

James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House, in this documentary. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, and Martin Luther King. This documentary brings James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript to the screen. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift (1986) Rated NR

A widowed New York City architect and his daughter go on vacation in a small town where everyone still believes in Santa Claus. Starring John Denver, Jane Kaczmarek, and Edward Winter. This is a Christmas film that brings us the … Continue reading

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