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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - April, 2014

movies-apr-2014-RoninKeanu Reeves stars in the action-adventure epic, 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and reclaim their honor. This band of ronin must seek help from Kai (Reeves)—an enslaved half-breed they once rejected—in their ultimate fight for redemption in a savage world of mythic and wondrous terrors. Kai becomes their most deadly weapon and the heroic inspiration for these outnumbered warriors to confront their enemy and seize eternity.

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - March, 2014

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Sandra Bullock plays a medical engineer and flight specialist on her first space shuttle mission.  The story opens with her and veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (Clooney) in the middle of a spacewalk repairing a satellite.  They are suddenly alerted that a Russian satellite has exploded in orbit, hurdling a trail of debris right at them . . .

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - October, 2013

After holding off an alien invasion in The Avengers, Tony Stark is having issues coming back to grips with daily life. Unable to sleep or relax, he toils away all night in his lab on the next series of suits. During this time a mysterious new enemy known only as The Mandarin appears.

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - February, 2014

The men in the Lake family have an usual gift, the ability to tavel through time. When Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) turns 21 he learns of this gift from his father James (Bill Nighy) and is told to use it for a better life. His first goal is to end his loneliness...

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - September, 2013

The Four Horsemen, a magic super-group led by the charismatic J. Daniel Atlas (Eisenberg), perform a pair of high-tech, high-profile magic shows. First amazing audiences by remotely robbing a Paris bank while in Las Vegas, and then exposing a white-collar criminal and funneling his millions into the audience members'...

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - January 2014

 

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Al Jolson Jazz Singer

Al Jolson Jazz Singer

Known as the "Father of the Talkies", The Jazz Singer was the first film to match sound and picture. By 1927, some short subjects had already been "talkies," and even a few features had some bits of synchronized music, but The Jazz Singer was the first to put them altogether on the Silver Screen.

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - December, 2013

After the death of Jean Gray, Logan AKA Wolverine has retreated to a remote wilderness to stay off the grid and avoid hurting anyone. Unfortunately his sympathy for a suffering bear...

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Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola

Just in time for the New Year celebration, I received a copy of a new Blu-ray collection from Lionsgate Studios of some of Coppola's best films. This set contains Apocalypse Now/ Apocalypse Now Redux (1979), The Conversation (1974)...

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - November, 2013

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Nominated for 8 Academy Awards (R) in 1946,  this masterpiece recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans after WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Considered in the top 100 films of all time!

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Home Theater Movie Renter's Guide - August, 2013

"The Place Beyond the Pines" (Blu-ray), "Tell No One" (Blu-ray), "Dexter - The Seventh Season" (Blu-ray), "True Blood - The Fifth Season" (Blu-ray), "Mud" (Blu-ray), "The Muppet Movie" (Blu-ray), "Charlie Chan Collection" (DVD), "The Great Gatsby" (Blu-ray)

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