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Two disaster films worth watching

Two disaster films worth watching

By Phil Boatwright
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DVD | Several disaster, end-of-the-world pictures are hitting movie screens this year. In fact there’s so many of them, viewers might wonder whether Hollywood…

Still Alice

By Sophia Lee
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DVD | Still Alice , a drama that’s now available in DVD, is about a woman walking toward the inevitable gallows of early-onset Alzheimer’s. Alice (Julianne…

Two musicals, old and new, to watch at home this weekend

By Phil Boatwright
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DVD | Music is essential to movies. It’s sometimes unnoticed, serving only as background to support what’s happening on screen. Other times, it’s one of the…

The Rifleman

By Marvin Olasky
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DVD | In one autumn week of 1959, eight of the 10 most-watched shows in the Nielsen ratings were Westerns. Long-running Gunsmoke was often No. 1, and several years…

Two thought-provoking movies to welcome February

By Phil Boatwright
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DVD | Two different DVDs, both carrying important messages about making a positive difference in others’ lives, make up a great entertainment duo for the first…

Snowpiercer shows mankind at its cruelest

By Juliana Chan Erikson
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Movies | If you can avert your eyes from the scenes of men axing off arms, forgive the strong foul language, and keep an open mind while watching a dystopian society…

A Most Wanted Man

By Emily Whitten
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DVD | Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is only a middleman in Germany’s international spy scene in A Most Wanted Man . With bureaucrats breathing down his…

Two DVDs with language that’s not just clean, but good

Two DVDs with language that’s not just clean, but good

By Phil Boatwright
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DVD | Nowadays, theaters are overloaded with films composed of CGI effects, bathroom humor, and gore galore. But throughout the years, the best movie makers have…

Tale of surfer’s salvation makes a great family DVD

By Phil Boatwright
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Movies | Based on a true story, The Perfect Wave tells the story of a young surfer dude by the name of Ian McCormack, a New Zealander who seeks the ultimate wave…

Vertigo

By Trevin Wax
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DVD | Once a decade, Sight & Sound magazine from the British Film Institute polls an international group of film professionals and ranks the greatest films of all…

Ragamuffin

By Trevin Wax
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DVD | Best known for “Awesome God” and “Sing Your Praise to the Lord,” Rich Mullins burst onto the Christian music scene in the late 1980s and early 1990s…

After the day

By Megan Basham
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DVD | In the days following Robin Williams’ death by suicide, social media sites and news outlets were afire with quotes from the brilliant actor’s best-loved…

 
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