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The Patriot (Ultra HD)

May 24th, 2018|Comments Off on The Patriot (Ultra HD)

Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, the director/producer team responsible for such sci-fi blockbusters as Independence Day, Stargate, and Godzilla, take a step back in time with this drama set during the American Revolution. Farmer Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) was born and raised in South Carolina, and fought bravely during the French-Indian wars.

A Fistful of Dollars (Blu-ray)

May 24th, 2018|Comments Off on A Fistful of Dollars (Blu-ray)

By the time Sergio Leone made this film, Italians had already produced about 20 films ironically labelled "spaghetti westerns." Leone approached the genre with great love and humor. Although the plot was admittedly borrowed from Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo (1961), Leone managed to create a work of his own that would serve as a model for many films to come.

Fury (Ultra HD)

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Black Eagle (Blu-ray)

May 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Black Eagle (Blu-ray)

One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircraft, an F-111 Aardvark with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret agent, Ken Tami, to salvage the system before it falls into enemy hands.

Game Night (Blu-ray)

May 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Game Night (Blu-ray)

Bateman and McAdams star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's charismatic brother, Brooks (Chandler), arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all part of the game--right?

12 Strong (Blu-ray)

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Chris Hemsworth and Oscar Michael Shannon star in "12 Strong," a powerful new war drama. Based on the book best-selling book Horse Soldiers, it is story of heroism based on true events that unfolded a world away in the aftermath of 9/11.

The 15:17 to Paris (Blu-ray)

May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on The 15:17 to Paris (Blu-ray)

In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris, an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends' lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack.

Les Girls (Blu-ray)

May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Les Girls (Blu-ray)

Les Girls is the Rashomon of MGM musicals. The film is told in flashback, as Mitzi Gaynor and Taina Elg, two-thirds of a popular cabaret trio, attempt to legally block the third, Kay Kendall, from writing her memoirs. Each of "Les Girls" has her own interpretation of the group's previous professional and amorous escapades.

Die Hard (Ultra HD)

May 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Die Hard (Ultra HD)

It's Christmas time in L.A., and there's an employee party in progress on the 30th floor of the Nakatomi Corporation building. The revelry comes to a violent end when the partygoers are taken hostage by a group of terrorists headed by Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman), who plan to steal the 600 million dollars locked in Nakatomi's high-tech safe.

Bent (Blu-ray)

May 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Bent (Blu-ray)

When a drug bust goes wrong, ex-cop Danny Gallagher's (Karl Urban, Lord of the Rings) quest for justice leads him to the car-bomb murder of a government official's wife. As Gallagher learns the woman's secret lover was a seductive federal agent (Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family"), he finds himself under fire. But from who--his own cops, a vengeful drug lord, the CIA, or someone even more ruthless?

The L-Shaped Room (Blu-ray)

May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on The L-Shaped Room (Blu-ray)

Considered ultra-mature film fare in 1962, The L-Shaped Room stars Leslie Caron as a unmarried, pregnant French girl. Arranging for an abortion (illegal at that time), she takes up residence in a ramshackle British boarding house where most of the other residents are also outcasts of society.

Black Panther (Ultra HD)

May 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Black Panther (Ultra HD)

"Black Panther" follows T'Challa who, after the events of "Captain America: Civil War," returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T'Challa's mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.


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Hunger: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

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The Virgin Suicides: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

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The Awful Truth: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

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