August 2017 – Dine-In at the Movie – DVD Releases

By Peter Vonder Haar- Release Date: August 1st (SEASON 1) HBO HBO has been best known for some time for its big budget genre efforts like Game of Thrones and Westworld, so it was somewhat surprising their latest hit was a miniseries following the relationships between three very different women in Monterey,...

Lost in America

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | New DVD Release | By Peter Vonder Haar – Release Date: July 25th Albert Brooks’ 1985 classic about married yuppies (Brooks and the underrated Julie Hagerty) who decide to hit the road and abandon society is getting the Blu-ray treatment, and it’s about time. Much of the...

Wonder Woman

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – Rarely has there been a film with the pressure of so many expectations behind it. Female-led comedies and dramas are not uncommon. Female-led superhero movies are a rare breed, with no successful progeny. Supergirl, released in 1984, 2005s Elektr, and...

Song to Song

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | New DVD Release | By Peter Vonder Haar – Release Date: July 4th Director Terence Malick is about as polarizing a figure as there is in American cinema. And while critical reaction to his latest movie runs the spectrum from “visionary” to “incoherent,” Song to Song...

SMURFS

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – La La La La La La The Smurfs are back again. La La La La La La But will kids tell their friends? The Smurfs have been around since 1958 when a Belgian artist, Peyo, created a series called Les Schtroumphs, which introduced tiny blue characters whose names...

Kong Skull Island

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MOVIE | By Christopher Hill – Giant monster movies then: campy, low-budget jaunts. Giant monster movies now: big-budget spectaculars designed to set up the next big-budget spectacular. In 2014, we saw the return of Godzilla to the big screen. It had moments of popcorn fun but...

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