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It’s Complicated (2009) Rated R

At their son’s graduation, a divorced couple reunites, but one of them has already remarried. Starring Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, and Alec Baldwin. This film is only complicated for the characters involved. Having been divorced for ten years, Jane and Jake … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 14, 2017

 Arrival (PG-13) When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker  Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (R) 19-year-old Billy … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, February 9, 2016

 99 Homes (R) A recently unemployed single father struggles to get back his foreclosed home by working for the real estate broker who is the source of his frustration. Starring Michael Shannon, Doug Griffin, Randy Austin, Andrew Garfield, Laura Dern … Continue reading

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Top Thanksgiving Films 2015

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973) Rated NR Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown’s for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner. Starring Todd Barbee, Robin Kohn, Stephen … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 28, 2015

 Home (PG) Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. Starring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez.  The … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day 2015

Fiddler on the Roof (1971) Rated G Director Norman Jewison chronicles the trials of Jewish peasant Tevye, the humble father of three strong-willed daughters and husband to oft-objecting wife Golde in pre-revolutionary Russia.    It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Rated … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Films 2011

 Home for the Holidays (1995) Rated PG-13 Every year, Claudia dreads her trip home for Thanksgiving. Between her parents, her sardonic brother and her overdramatic sister, things are bad enough. But this year, Claudia has more reason for angst. She’s … Continue reading

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What to Watch When You’re Expecting

 She’s Having a Baby (1988) Rated PG-13 This John Hughes classic follows high school sweethearts Jake and Kristy Briggs as they settle into married life. But Jake’s not completely sold on the idea of giving up his freedom — or … Continue reading

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)

Rated R Uptight Marketing Exec Neal Page is trying to get home in time for Thanksgiving and at every turn something obstructs his path. Teaming up with an annoying, quirky salesman, Del Griffith causes Page to relax and make the … Continue reading

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Ron Howard, Director

 Apollo 13 (1995) Rated PG Technical troubles scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew in director Ron Howard’s chronicle of this true-life story, which turns a failed journey into … Continue reading

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