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On Demand DVD New Releases June 29-July 5

On Demand DVD New Releases June 29-July 5

On Demand DVD New Releases June 29-July 5 Danny Collins Inspired by a true story. Al Pacino stars as a rocker who can’t give up his hard-living ways. When he discovers a letter from John Lennon, he’s inspired to begin a second act. Al Pacino, Annette Bening (R, 1:46) 6/30 Get Hard When millionaire hedge fund manager James King is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him 30 days to get his affairs in order. Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart (R, 1:40) 6/30 The Gunman An international spy must clear his name in … Continue reading

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Lifetime Film “Perfect High” Explores Teen Heroin Addiction

Perfect High

Lifetime presents a gripping new drama that explores a danger that is reacing epidemi status amongst American teens: heroin addiction. In Perfect High, Bella Thorne plays Amanda, a high-school dance star who starts using prescription painkillers after a knee injury. When a popular group adopts her, what was once medication becomes recreation when pill sharing leads to an even more dangerous addiction. “The film shows that heroin can affect anybody and how addiction is a steep, downward slope,” says co-star Ross Butler. “It will derail your life.” Butler calls his character, “A party guy,” who is part of the new crowd … Continue reading

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Save the Date for Hallmark’s “A Country Wedding”

Save the Date for Hallmark's "A Country Wedding"

Ah, June — that magical month where everyone seems to be getting hitched. Hallmark is celebrating June with a “June Weddings” programming celebration, and tomorrow night (June 27), they’re premiering their Hallmark Channel Original Movie, A Country Wedding, at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT). Jesse Metcalfe (John Rowland, the hot gardener from Desperate Housewives) plays Bradley Suttons, a country music sensation. His parents died when he was a child, and he left his home and his best friend Sarah behind (after a make-believe wedding between the two). Now an adult who’s already made it big in Nashville and moved onto bigger … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview With “Teen Beach 2″ Stars!

"Teen Beach 2" Premiere Date

Get out your dancing flip-flops and get ready to boogie! Tonight, Disney Channel’s brightest young stars go back to the beach in Teen Beach 2! In the next chapter to the 2013 smash, Teen Beach Movie, modern-day teens Brady (Ross Lynch) and Mack (Maia Mitchell) get a real world visit from their retro surfer and biker pals from the beach party film within a film, West Side Story. I chatted with Mollee Gray who returns to her role as sunny surfette Giggles and Ross Butler who joins the cast as brainy hunk, Spencer and both shared amazing stories about their time shooting … Continue reading

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VOD Spotlight: Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

VOD Spotlight: Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

Everyone’s favorite monkey is back! In Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle, George is asked to take part in a very important space mission, but a little “monkeying around” forces him to crash land in Africa. A worried Man With the Yellow Hat sets out to find George, while George bravely explores the jungle, making new animal friends along the way. When they reunite, the two friends have a memorable adventure with George’s new friends. Angela Basset, John Goodman, Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett and Alexander Polinsky provide voices for the movie, and the sound track of this fun-filled family … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases June 22-28

On Demand DVD New Releases June 22-28

On Demand DVD New Releases June 22-28 While We’re Young (pictured below) Cornelia and Josh have a life together without kids and without encumbrances. Despite the carefree situation they are in, they seem to never take advantage of it. When they meet young couple Jamie and Darby, they feel invigorated and their relationship takes a positive turn. Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver (R, 1:37 6/23 Big Game  Air Force One has been shot down, leaving the president of the United States to trust a young boy in the wilderness to help him survive. Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray … Continue reading

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A Deadly Adoption: Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig’s Lifetime movie baby

A Deadly Adoption

A Deadly Adoption is a Lifetime movie about a man and his wife who welcome a pregnant woman (Jessica Lowndes) into their home, planning to adopt her baby. Simple enough, right? But this isn’t your ordinary cookie-cutter Lifetime domestic-murder-mystery movie thriller. This is the “secret” Lifetime movie project from Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig, which was “leaked” on April Fool’s Day and then abruptly canceled due to the leak. Well, A Deadly Adoption is back on, and it’s premiering on Lifetime Saturday, June 20, at 8pm ET/PT. Expect everything in this movie to be taken so seriously that it becomes … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases June 15-21

On Demand DVD New Releases June 15-21

On Demand DVD New Releases June 15-21 Addicted Zoe has the perfect life with husband Jason. What happens when that perfect life gets shattered because of Zoe’s unshakeable addiction to the temptations that are placed in her path? Based on the popular erotic novel. Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe, William Levy (R, 1:45) 6/16 2 Day rental Chappie Patrolling the streets is never an easy job, but in the near future a mechanized police force is in control. But the people are fighting back. When one police droid is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the … Continue reading

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TCM will honor Christopher Lee with film tribute

TCM will honor Christopher Lee with film tribute

Legendary actor Christopher Lee passed away June 7 at the age of 93. Known to generations of filmgoers largely for his villainous and horror roles, Lee’s memorable presence spanned from the classic Hammer horror films (most notably Dracula), where he was often paired with Peter Cushing; to deadly assassin Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man With the Golden Gun; to the turncoat wizard Saruman in the Lord of the Rings films; and evil Sith Lord Count Dooku in the Star Wars prequels. All told, Lee’s film career encompassed more than 275 credits. Several of Lee’s most famous appearances from the 1950s into the 1970s … Continue reading

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FUNNY HOW? AMC celebrates the “Goodfellas” 25th anniversary

Goodfellas

ALSO SEE: Whack jobs: AMC’s “The Making of the Mob: New York” Martin Scorsese’s classic Goodfellas gets a special 25th anniversary airing June 15 at 7pm ET/PT to kick off AMC’s Mob Mondays. Wise up on one of the greatest flicks of all time: Goodfellas was nominated for six Oscars, but won only Best Supporting Actor for Joe Pesci. Al Pacino turned down the role of Jimmy Conway over typecasting concerns. Pacino starred as a gangster in the forgettable Dick Tracy the same year. Goodfellas is based on the book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, recounting the activities of the real-life … Continue reading

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