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Life of Pi (2012) Rated PG

A young man and a Bengal tiger both survive a disaster at sea; now they both must learn to survive together. Based on the book by Yann Martel. Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Tandon. Life of Pi tells a … Continue reading

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Legend of the Christmas Flower: The Classic Tale of the Poinsettia (1995) Rated NR

Eight-year old Juanito and his grandfather leave their small mountain village and embark upon the adventure of a lifetime. Along the way, Juanito encounters a journey of a different type and discovers the true spirit of Christmas – the gift … Continue reading

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964) Rated TV-G

A misfit reindeer looks for a place to fit in. Starring Burl Ives, Billie Mae Richards, Paul Soles. Some films really don’t even need reviews; this is one of them.  This holiday classic has stood the test of time, with … Continue reading

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Bully (2001) Rated R

A group of teenagers conspire to murder a friend whose emotional, physical and sexual bullying has become too much. Based on the 1993 murder of Bobby Kent. Starring Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner, Nick Stahl, Michael Pitt. This gritty … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, 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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Sarah’s Key (2010) Rated PG-13

A journalist goes in search for a girl and her family whose lives were ripped apart during the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup in 1942. Based on an adaptation of the novel with the same title by Tatiana de Rosnay. Starring Kristin … Continue reading

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Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015) Rated NR

This series chronicles the life of Lizzie Borden after her trial for the murder of her parents. Starring Christina Ricci, Clea Duvall, Cole Hauser, Dylan Taylor In this post-trial look at Lizzie Borden’s life, of which very little has been … Continue reading

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The Countess (2009) Rated TV-MA

A 17th century Hungarian countess becomes a serial killer of virgin girls to stay young. Based on the true story of Elizabeth Báthory. Starring Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl, William Hurt I agree that this isn’t historically accurate film. I believe Julie … Continue reading

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