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New to View: Aug. 2

A dystopian look at love in the future, a Key & Peele feature comedy and an Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas biopic lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.
From one Immortal to another, Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez (Sean Connery) mentors Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) in "Highlander," Russell Mulcahy's Cannon Films cult classic from 1986.

Class of 1986: ‘Highlander’

Before it came to a thudding halt, the rich world of “Highlander” — in all its bombast and bereavement — was, and still is, worth getting lost in for two hours.

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The Last Witch Hunter

Vin Diesel's latest falls into the same trap as many attempted fantasy-action franchises: too much darkness, not enough fun and not nearly enough imagination.
Jack Black stars in Columbia Pictures' "Goosebumps."

Goosebumps

"Goosebumps" is a fun and entertaining ride through Nostalgia-ville, but the film never really truly feels like what the fans deserved.

Judith Vittet is Miette and Ron Perlman is One in "The City of Lost Children," a 1995 release directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.

Class of 1995: “The City of Lost Children”

Jean-Pierre Jeunet's arrival as a fairytale filmmaker extraordinaire finds him, with a rapscallion's wit, pulling back the tent to welcome us inside his wild mind.
"Seventh Son" (2015) starring Jeff Bridges.

Seventh Son

"Seventh Son," starring Jeff Bridges, is a serviceable sword-and-sorcery movie that offers just enough for genre fans.

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Film on Vinyl: Double Feature

Next up on Film on Vinyl's playlist is a double feature: "Hercules" and "Vikings."
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Curse of the Dragon Slayer

If "The Lord of the Rings" was given a $100 budget and Peter Jackson jumped ship, the result would be "Curse of the Dragon Slayer."

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Class of 1983: “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

Like all of Ray Bradbury's greatest works, it shines a harsh light on the true cost of shame, greed, vanity, anxiety and other very human fears.
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Supernatural: Season 8

After watching season 8 of "Supernatural," I believe that these wayward sons have been carrying on way too long.

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Class of 1983: “Twilight Zone: The Movie”

It's the middle ground between wowing and worthless, between so great and so what. It is an area which we call "Twilight Zone: The Movie."
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The Odd Life of Timothy Green

"The Odd Life of Timothy Green" is not so much odd as it is just boring. A blu ray stocking stuffer sure to be re-gifted this holiday season.

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At the Mountains of Movie Madness: Week Ten

Austin hits two of the lowest lows and finds a few nice surprises that involve a fake Sherlock Holmes, criminal gardeners and a French monster.
RAPHAEL SBARGE, LANA PARRILLA, JARED GILMORE, JENNIFER MORRISON, JAMIE DORNAN, ROBERT CARLYLE, GINNIFER GOODWIN, JOSH DALLAS

Once Upon a Time: Season 1

The first season of ABC’s smash hit “Once Upon a Time” comes to Blu-ray, so you can relive every twist and turn over and over again.