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ReelBob: ‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’ ★★★★½

By Bob Bloom William Moulton Marston is known for two creations — an early prototype of the lie detector and Wonder Woman. In the year that Wonder Woman smashes onto the big screen in a big-budget superhero film, it is apropos that a movie explaining Marston’s inspiration for his Amazonian character also is released. In […]

New to View: Oct. 17

By Bob Bloom The following Blu-rays and DVDs are being released on Tuesday, Oct. 17, unless otherwise noted: Girls Trip (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2017, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Rated: R, crude and sexual humor, nudity, language, drugs The lowdown: Who’s the sexist who says women can’t be as raunchy, horny or crude […]

New to View: Oct. 10

The Will Ferrell-Amy Poehler comedy "The House," the horror film "Wish Upon" and "American Horror Story: Roanoke" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

New to View: Oct. 3

David Lowrey's "A Ghost Story," the latest "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel and the Robert De Niro-starring "The Wizard of Lies" lead this week's new releases.

New to View: Sept. 26

A disastrous Beatles adaptation, a 40th anniversary edition of "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" & season seven of "Shameless" lead this week's new releases.

New to View: Sept. 19

DC's long-awaited "Wonder Woman" film, the relationship dramedy "The Big Sick" and Sam Elliott's rare star turn in "The Hero" lead this week's new releases.

New to View: Sept. 12

Tom Cruise's "Mummy" reboot, the cultural comedy "Beatriz at Dinner" and an anniversary restoration of "E.T." lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

Viceroy’s House

This historical drama is undermined by a clichéd star-crossed love story.