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New to View: Crowe’s directorial debut draws mixed reaction

By Bob Bloom The following Blu-rays and DVDs are being released on Tuesday, July 28: The Water Diviner (Blu-ray) Details: 2014, Warner Home Video Rated: R, war violence, disturbing images The lowdown: Russell Crowe stars in and makes his directorial debut as an Australian farmer who in 1919 goes in search for his three sons, […]
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Home

Animated movies are so outstanding these days that merely-good flicks like "Home" have the patina of disappointment about them.

New to View: Day-Lewis’ breakthrough performance highlights ‘Laundrette’

By Bob Bloom The following Blu-rays and DVDs are being released on Tuesday, July 21: My Beautiful Laundrette: Special Edition (Blu-ray) Details: 1985, The Criterion Collection Rated: R, sexual content, language The lowdown: Director Stephen Frears culture-clash comedy is a subversive feature critical of the homophobia and sociopolitical marginalization that was rampant in Prime Minister […]
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What We Do in the Shadows

The mockumentary and vampire genres converge (werewolves, too) in this oft-hilarious sendup.

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New to View: ‘It Follows’ will keep you looking over your shoulder

By Bob Bloom The following Blu-rays and DVDs are being released on Tuesday, July 14: It Follows (Blu-ray + Ultraviolet) Details: 2015, Anchor Bay Entertainment Rated: R, graphic violence, sexual content, nudity, language The lowdown: One of the scariest movies of the year focuses on a 19-year-old girl who, after a sexual encounter, finds herself […]
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Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

The funniest thing about "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" is that it exists.