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On Demand DVD New Releases May 25-31

On Demand DVD New Releases May 25-31

On Demand DVD New Releases May 25-31 Foxcatcher (pictured below)  John du Pont is craving the chance to craft his legacy. He creates an amazing wrestling facility and recruits Mark Schultz to move to his ranch. Soon after, Mark’s brother Dave joins him to help lead the Olympic hopefuls training there. The story becomes tragic as we witness du Pont’s spiral into madness. Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo (R, 2:14) 5/26 Nominated for 5 Oscars, including Best Actor (Steve Carrell), Best Supporting Actor (Mark Ruffalo) The Loft A penthouse loft in the city is a place for five married … Continue reading

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Sony Movie Channel Airs Military Movie Marathon for Memorial Day

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Sony Movie Channel salutes veterans with a Memorial Day Marathon featuring 14 WWII and Military classics. The daylong marathon begins at 6:45am ET on Monday, May 25 and features films starring legendary and heroic actors including: Kirk Douglas, Ronald Reagan, Robert Mitchum and Denzel Washington. 6:45am ET The Wackiest Ship In The Army (1960) Starring: Jack Lemmon and Ricky Nelson Lieutenant Rip Crandall (Lemmon) is hoodwinked into taking command of the “Wackiest Ship in the Navy” – with a crew of misfits but none of them know that this ship has a very important top-secret mission to complete in waters … Continue reading

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Grace of Monaco premieres Monday night on Lifetime

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Despite its very public slide from Cannes Film Festival opener and much-anticipated theatrical release to Lifetime movie of the week, you could do worse than to spend the waning hours of your Memorial Day watching Grace of Monaco. Especially if you’re a fan of Nicole Kidman and her considerable knack for playing steely stunners. There. Permission granted to watch it and enjoy it. How you handle the rest is up to you. If you approach Grace as a sort of weird amalgamation of golden-hued rags-to-riches princess tale and G-rated political-intrigue drama/mystery — rather an accurate biography of the cool blond Hollywood ingénue turned misunderstood princess — you’ll … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases May 18-24

On Demand DVD New Releases May 18-24

On Demand DVD New Releases May 18-24 American Sniper (pictured below) Chris Kyle felt called upon to enter the Navy SEAL program. After rigorous training, he became the deadliest sniper in American military history. Director Clint Eastwood gives us a glimpse into Kyle’s life. Tough decisions, tough emotions and tragedy are waiting around every corner. Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes (R, 2:12) 5/19 Good Kill Ethan Hawke stars in this riveting look at the world of drone warfare, where combat unfolds like a first-person shooter game – only with real lives at stake. Also stars January Jones, Bruce Greenwood  … Continue reading

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American Masters honors 75 years of the ABT with Ric Burns’ American Ballet Theatre: A History

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At the very start of Ric Burns’ duly masterful American Masters documentary American Ballet Theatre: A History, which premieres tonight on PBS, dance historian Jennifer Homans offers up this assessment of the dancer’s experience: “If you are a dancer and you stand at the barre in these positions which have been prescribed for over 400 years and you go through this ritual — it’s a ritual of repetition, a ritual of physical discipline — you have to focus purely on the body. On what’s going on inside you. As you do that, you sort of end up letting go of all … Continue reading

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5 things completely wrong about the new Jem and The Holograms trailer

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Imagine my delight when the new, live action Jem and the Holograms trailer came out late yesterday. But then imagine my dismay when I actually watched said trailer. Below are some of the things I feel the new Jem movie is missing. I’m sure the network executives are listening.  Where are The Misfits? Where is the girl group drama? Is this just Jerrica vs the big bad record company instead of Jem & the Holograms vs The Misfits. Where is Rico being torn not knowing if he loves Jerrica or Jem more. He knows they’re the same person – what … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases May 11-17

On Demand DVD New Releases May 11-17

On Demand DVD New Releases May 11-17 Every Secret Thing  This psychological thriller tells the story of two teens suspected of abducting a child and the detective racing to prevent history from repeating itself. Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning  (R, 1:33) 5/15 Same day as theatrical release John Wick When sadistic thugs attack John Wick, a brilliant ex-assassin, he hunts them down with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend. Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe  (R, 1:41) 5/12 Donde sea disponible en SAP, 2-Day rental Slow West Mysterious Silas helps a young man  cross the American frontier to … Continue reading

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VOD Spotlight: Fifty Shades of Grey

VOD Spotlight: Fifty Shades of Grey

With all of the fevered speculation and gossip, and anticipation leading up to the filming of 50 Shades of Grey, the actual production process could well have been a chaotic circus. It seems, however, that director Sam Taylor-Johnson managed to make the process anything but. Jamie Dornan, who stars as Christian Grey, says, “Sam, from the start, made you feel that we were just making a movie like any other. In fact, it felt like we were making an indie movie, where the overriding concerns are these characters and their truths, even in the midst of this attention given to … Continue reading

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Back To The Beach: “Teen Beach 2″ Premiere Date Announced

"Teen Beach 2" Premiere Date

The premiere date for the long awaited, and highly anticipated sequel to the summer smash, Teen Beach Movie, was announced today by Disney Channel. Teen Beach 2 will premiere Friday, June 26 at 8pm ET/PT. And After the premiere of Teen Beach 2, fans are invited to stay on Disney Channel and check out its newest comedy series, Best Friends Whenever. Teen Beach 2 is packed with hot new songs and cool dance numbers, and picks up at the close of summer when Brady and Mack are headed back to school. they receive a surprise visit from their 1960s friends, … Continue reading

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On Demand VOD New Releases May 4-10

On Demand VOD New Releases May 4-10

On Demand VOD New Releases May 4-10 5 Flights Up Over one crazy weekend, a long-time married couple discover that finding a new apartment is not about winding down, but starting a new adventure. Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton (PG-13. 1:32) 5/8 Same day as theatrical release Black or White Elliott Anderson and his wife have been raising their granddaughter Eloise since their daughter passed away. Now, after the sudden death of his wife, Elliott becomes a single parent to the mixed-race child. When Eloise’s paternal grandmother Rowena comes knocking, it sets up a custody battle that could tear them apart. … Continue reading

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