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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases This Week (August 5, 2008)

August 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Foyle’s War: Set 5
(2008) NR

Detective chief superintendent Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen) is forced to come out of retirement to aid the undermanned police force in Hastings, a coastal English town surrounded by the chaos and confusion of the ongoing WWII campaign. Expertly blending [...]

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Hot New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases this week (July 29, 2008)

July 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Beowulf
(2007) UR

Directed by Robert Zemeckis, Beowulf tells of the great 6th-century Scandinavian warrior called upon to defeat a manlike ogre named Grendel (Crispin Glover), a descendant of the biblical murderer Cain. Based on the longest surviving Anglo-Saxon poem, this film adaptation’s notable cast [...]

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Movies to see this weekend (Nov 9, 2007)

November 8th, 2007 · No Comments

It’s the time of year for two kinds of movies now: Christmas-themed movies and ones that wish they won an Oscar nomination.

Lions for Lambs. A widely advertised political thriller directed by Robert Redford and starring himself, Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Michael Pena about how lives [...]

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