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Escape From Planet Earth (2013) Rated TV-PG

An astronaut gets caught in a trap when responding to an SOS on an alien planet. Starring Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry, Ricky Gervais. Great animation and good morals, but this film fails to impress. There is a lack of consistency to … Continue reading

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Passengers (2016) Rated PG-13

A spacecraft traveling 90 years to colonize a distant planet malfunctions, waking two of the sleeping passengers. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia. The film was passable. I didn’t find anything exceptional or unique about … Continue reading

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Continent 7: Antarctica (NatGeo) Rated TV-PG

Six teams of scientists and survival experts fight to save our planet. Starring Chris Browning. This miniseries reveals how unforgiving the seventh continent, Antarctica, is. It uncovers the scientific research behind the inner workings of this harsh continent and focuses … Continue reading

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Mars (NatGeo) Rated TV-PG

The first manned voyage to Mars in 2033 starts the colonization of the planet. Starring Jihae, Alberto Ammann, Clémentine Poidatz, Ben Cotton, Nicholas Wittman, Kata Sarbó. This series is a combination of real National Geographic documentary and fictional drama.  I … Continue reading

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Melancholia (2011) Rated R

The strained relationship between two sisters is further challenged when they discover that another planet is on course to collide with Earth. Starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgard, John Hurt, Stellan Skarsgard, Kiefer Sutherland. This film is visually stunning, … Continue reading

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The Martian (2015) Rated PG-13

Astronaut Mark Watney accidentally gets left on Mars. Now, he must learn to survive on this hostile planet. Based on the novel by Andy Weir.  Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, … Continue reading

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Winona Ryder

 Friends (1994–2004)    Rated TV-14 Follows the lives of six 20-something friends living in Manhattan.  Star Trek (2009) Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, and brief sexual content. The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father’s legacy … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 14, 2015

 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (PG) After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a … Continue reading

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The Whispers (ABC) Rated TV-14

This series focuses on paranormal forces which impel children to attack the planet. It is based on the 1951 Ray Bradbury short story “Zero Hour” from The Illustrated Man. Starring  Lily Rabe, Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster, Kylie Rogers, … Continue reading

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James Cameron

  Titanic (1997) Rated PG-13 This cinematic spectacle follows society girl Rose and penniless artist Jack as they fall in love just as tragedy strikes. Rereleased for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster, the stirring romance remains timeless.   … Continue reading

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