On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 18-24

Fading Gigolo

On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 18-24 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (3-D) As we rejoin the webslinger, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is graduating. It’s time to move on in his life and Gwen, unfortunately, is about to get left by the side of the road. Because of the promise Peter made to her father, he embarks on his own to battle a truly powerful Electro and himself. Also stars Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx (PG-13, 2:22) 8/19 Fading Gigolo Not every gigolo has to look like Channing Tatum. Meet Fioravante. He is just trying to help his friend Murray make some … Continue reading

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Tired Of Shark Week? Try Hub Network’s “Bark Week”!

Bark Week

If Discovery Channel’s Shark Week has left you feeling a little water-wary and you need your TV to have a little less “bite,” sister network Hub Network is presenting “Bark Week” an adorable and drool-filled week celebrating man’s best friend. This first-time ever week of special programming will pair animal favorites from another sibling in Hub Network’s family, Animal Planet with pup-powered family films guaranteed to make your tail wag. “‘Bark Week’ is fun new way that Hub Network delivers on its brand promise of making family fun by celebrating dogs and their special relationships with families,” said Dena Kapan, … Continue reading

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TCM to remember Lauren Bacall with 24-hour film marathon

TCM to remember Lauren Bacall with 24-hour film marathon

Legendary actress Lauren Bacall passed away on Tuesday at the age of 89. To celebrate her life and Hollywood career, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will air a 24-hour marathon of her classic performances, from Sept. 15-16. TCM’s Lauren Bacall tribute marathon will include all four films in which she co-starred with husband Humphrey Bogart (To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, Dark Passage and Key Largo), as well as TCM host Robert Osborne’s Private Screenings interview with her. “Lauren Bacall was a wonderful and generous friend of ours at TCM, and a great connection to the ‘golden age of … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 11-17

On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 11-17

On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 11-17 Bears Disneynature’s latest follows a mother bear named Sky and her cubs as they journey in the Alaskan wilderness. You’ll see the bears work to find food and avoid a predator wolf, among other slice-of-nature moments. Narrated by John C. Reilly (G, 1:18) 8/12 Breathe In When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family’s relationships and alters their lives forever. Guy Pearce, Felicity Jones (R, 1:37) 8/12 Dinosaur 13 The incredible true story of the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever found – … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 4-10

On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 4-10

On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 4-10 Divergent In this future, the world is divided and you are placed into a faction that best aligns with your virtues. Those who don’t fit are divergent. That is where our story starts with the likable Tris. Can she survive where others have not? The first of a trilogy of movies based on the popular book series, this film plays as only the beginning of a much bigger story. Fans of The Hunger Games films should enjoy this with all the similarities. Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney (PG-13, 2:19) 8/5 (pictured below) … Continue reading

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VOD Spotlight: The Other Woman

VOD Spotlight: The Other Woman

In The Other Woman, Carly (Cameron Diaz) is a woman who knows what she wants. She’s got the job, she’s got the man and she’s on top of the world. Only, unbeknownst to her, that perfect man is married to Kate (Leslie Mann). Once she and Carly meet, they join forces to teach him a lesson. The Other Woman’s producer, Julie Yorn, had been looking for a comedic script for a strong female duo or ensemble when she discovered an idea by screenwriter Melissa K. Stack. “Melissa had such a dry perspective and such intelligence, and we all fell in … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases July 28-Aug. 3

On Demand DVD New Releases July 28-Aug. 3

On Demand DVD New Releases July 28-Aug. 3 Dom Hemingway He wasn’t about to open his mouth, so as a consequence Dom spent 12 years in prison. Now, after serving that time, his hush money gone, he is back in London looking for work as a safecracker and reuniting with his daughter. Jude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demian Bichir (R, 1:33) 7/29 A Haunted House 2 Malcolm is starting life over with his new girlfriend, Megan, in a new house. Only the paranormal forces that plagued him in the first house are back, too, and he must try to protect … Continue reading

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The Memory Book Opens on Hallmark Movie Channel July 26

The Memory Book

When you comb through a bin of swap meet finds, have you ever wondered about the items’ past owners? Love-wary photographer Chloe (Meghan Ory) stumbles upon an old photo album chronicling the perfect love of a young couple from the 1970s. “Life has taught her that you can’t trust love and you’re really better off just trusting yourself. She loves her friends and her art and that’s enough for her,” says Ory. But suddenly, Chloe’s art is no longer enough; inspired by and skeptical of the images of the couple in the album, she vows to find them and learn their … Continue reading

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VOD Spotlight: An American Girl: Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight

VOD Spotlight: An American Girl: Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight

Go behind the scenes of  “An American Girl: Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight” Every year, the folks behind the American Girls dolls name a “Girl of the Year.” For 2014, that girl is Isabelle Palmer, who is depicted as a nine-year-old girl studying ballet at a performing arts school. Isabelle also loves fashion design, especially creating ballet costumes, but has trouble adjusting at her new school, where she lacks self-confidence until she finds a way to stand out and use her special talents to help others. An American Girl: Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight features Erin Pitt (Against the Wild) … Continue reading

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VOD Spotlight: Director David Ayer Talks Casting “Sabotage”

VOD Spotlight: Director David Ayer Talks Casting "Sabotage"

Director David Ayer cast the movie Sabotage with a specific execution firmly in mind. Ayer explains, “I want people to believe that these characters really exist. Most importantly, I wanted to surround Arnold [Schwarzenegger] with strong, capable actors — actors with great skill sets, talent … and soul. “Arnold’s an incredibly charismatic guy and really warm and engaging. He has this great relationship with Olivia [Williams, who plays Caroline Brentwood], both on and off camera. They have this incredible common ground. You never know how two actors are going to get along until you get them in the same room … Continue reading

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