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True History of the Kelly Gang’ is bleak and brutal

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Rating: 2 out of 4 stars

Running Time: 124 minutes

This feature from IFC Films debuts “on demand” on various cable and digital platforms April 24th.

Since the beginning of storytelling, outlaws have always held a certain fascination with the public. Even those unfamiliar with the history of Australia have probably come...

‘The Other Lamb’ is impressively mounted, but emotionally chilly

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Rating: «« out of ««««

Running Time: 97 minutes

While the idea of cutting oneself off from the modern world may seem appealing, doing so by way of a cult is a less than advisable life choice…especially if you happen to be a woman. So says the low-key chiller The Other Lamb, which depicts an independent community of people on their own in the wilderness. The story is intriguing, examining a changing dynamic within the group after spending years off the grid and following orders from their leader. Still, the film takes a very mannered and minimalist approach. While interesting, its cold and distant tone can leave viewers adrift from the proceedings.

The tale focuses on Selah...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for April 10, 2020

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Hello and welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Stuck inside? Some exciting documentaries are on the menu. Since you likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, why not give one of these titles a try?




Big New Releases!



The Cold Blue - The 8th Air Force Division who fought in World War II is the subject of this remarkable documentary. This unit was sent on several suicide missions, flying over enemy lines. Nine of the survivors appear in the film to recount some of the events they experienced in 1943. The movie also uses recently discovered, never-before-seen footage shot by filmmaker William Wyler (who would go on to make Roman...

‘Resistance’ features a fascinating true story, but needs some fine-tuning

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Rating: «« out of ««««

Running Time: 120 minutes

This feature from IFC Films debuts on demand on cable and digital platforms March 27th.

Audiences have been spoiled over the past couple of years when it has come to standout war movies. Recent productions like 1917, Dunkirk, A Hidden Life and Jojo Rabbit have raised the bar, offering new, unique (and sometimes very personal) perspectives on these battles, as well as pushing technical boundaries to their limit. The new film Resistance offers yet another spin on the formula, focusing on the real tale of a figure who the world would eventually know under a different name (Marcel Marceau). While the true story is remarkable and...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for April 3, 2020

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Hello and welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Once again, it’s a busy week containing a huge blockbuster, as well as some intriguing independent fare. So, since you more than likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!




Big New Releases!



The Captain - The disaster film genre has been around almost as long as cinema itself and this foreign-language effort from China continues the trend. It is based on an actual incident that occurred in May 2018 on a Sichuan Airlines flight over Tibet. According to reports, the windshield of the plane cracked while in midair, sucking the captain halfway...

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