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Pixels

Although falling well short of the Adam Sandler gold standards of old, there are still some laugh-out-loud moments in this adventure.
In the new movie "Pixels," Adam Sandler plays a former video game champ who battles video game characters.

New to View: Oct. 27

The Adam Sandler comedy "Pixels," the war-dog drama "Max" and the Criterion Collection edition of "Mulholland Dr." lead this week's Blu-ray and DVD releases.

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Hotel Transylvania 2

"Hotel Transylvania 2" won't win any contests for originality. It's TV-level storytelling with better animation & voice casting. But it's breezy, fun and dopey.
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I Am Chris Farley

An insightful, affecting portrait of a misunderstood comedy giant who left us too soon.

In the new movie "Pixels," Adam Sandler plays a former video game champ who battles video game characters.

Pixels

On one hand a predictably bad Adam Sandler movie, but there is fun to be had with "Pixels."
Men Women and Children - inside

Men, Women & Children

More cautionary tale than a cohesive story, "Men, Women & Children" is a noble effort but not a successful film.

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Men, Women & Children

An ambitious, sprawling look at how we love and lust today, "Men, Women & Children" tarries when it ought ought to hurry, and moves on when it should tarry.
Heartland Film Festival 2014

Heartland Film Festival 2014 Lineup & Events Announced

Heartland Film Festival announces a lineup that will feature more than 130 films as well as red carpet premieres, parties and expert panels.

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Grown Ups 2

Stagnant and scatological, "Grown Ups 2" doesn’t have the nerve to try to offend you.
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‘Non-Sequel’? Nonsense.

In response to breathlessly hyperbolic branding of "Man of Steel" as a "non-sequel," Nick investigates the biggest opening weekends for TRULY original movies.

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Hotel Transylvania

The animators did their job, but the storytellers settled for a Frankenstein-like assemblage of pieces from other, better movies.
Moonrise Kingdom

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray Oct. 16

Bruce Willis and Edward Norton star in Wes Anderson's tale of young love on the run in "Moonrise Kingdom" and Adam Sandler is father of the groom in "That's My Boy" on DVD & Blu-ray this week.

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That’s My Boy

It's cliche, it's predictable, and at times it's even cringe-worthy. Yet, "That's My Boy" remains to be Sandler's best effort in years...thanks to Andy Samberg that is.
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Hotel Transylvania

The boingy action and gastrointestinal humor may amuse wee ones, but parents will just be counting the minutes until they can check out.