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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Sep 132017
 

Digital Releases for Major Titles:
June-July-August 2017

 

June 2:

Life: A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form, that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 20)

June 6:

Beauty and the Beast: Disney's reworking of the classic animated "Beauty and the Beast" (1991) into a live action film.

Land of Mine: Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. Explores the relationship between a hardened Danish sergeant and the young German prisoners of war who are conscripted to defuse thousands of land mines from the Danish coast.

June 13:

CHIPS: A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involve some crooked cops. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 27)

Power Rangers: A group of high-school students, infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 27)

3 Generations: An inspirational and witty film about one teen’s courageous journey through gender reassignment, starring Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon, Tate Donovan.

June 20:

Kong: Skull Island: A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 18)

The Zookeeper’s Wife: The true story of Antonina and Jan Zabinski, the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 3)

June 27:

Correspondence: A story of forbidden love that finds an aging astrophysics professor in a six-year affair with Amy, a beautiful PhD student. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore ("Cinema Paradiso"). (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & Date)

The Fate of the Furious: When a mysterious woman named the Cipher seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before. Includes director's extended cut (on Digital versions only). (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 11)

Ukraine on Fire: For centuries Ukraine has been at the center of a tug-of-war between powers seeking to control its rich lands and access to the Black Sea. This documentary provides a historical perspective for the deep divisions in the region that lead to the violent overthrow of a democratically elected president. (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 18)

First Run Features: a documentary on jazz giant Vince Giordano and a documentary on "The Penguins Counters" (DVD: July 11)

Song to Song: Love, obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas. The latest from Terrence Malick. (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 3)

June 30:

Their Finest: A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 11)

July 4:

The Boss Baby: A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 25)

July 7:

Ghost in the Shell: In the near future, Major Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind:
A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 25)

July 11:

Going in Style: Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 1)

Love at First Child: A single mother turns to the father of her pregnant daughter's boyfriend for help in this French comedy.

Norman: Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life and, three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better … and worse. (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day and Date)

Not My Day: German comedy about a mild-mannered bank teller — kidnapped by a robber — who throws all caution to the wind and dives into adventure with the bandit.

LEGO Scooby-Doo!: Blowout Beach Bash!: Scooby and the gang are back to solve a brand new supernatural crime mystery as the Ghost Pirates invade Blowout Beach. (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 25)

July 18:

The Circle: A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 1)

Phoenix Forgotten: Sci-Fi thriller brings the mysterious Phoenix Lights phenomenon to life. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 1)

Unforgettable: A woman (Katherine Heigl) sets out to make life hell for her ex-husband's new wife (Rosario Dawson) (DVD, Blu-ray release: July 25)

July 25:

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword: Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy – whether he likes it or not. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 8)

Snatched: When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman persuades her ultra-cautious mother to travel with her to paradise, with unexpected results. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 8)

August 1:

Alien: Covenant: Sequel to "Prometheus," prequel to the "Alien" franchise. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 15)ometheus," prequel to the "Alien" franchise. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 15)

Everything, Everything: A teenager who's spent her whole life confined to her home due to an illness falls for the boy next door. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 15)

How to Be a Latin Lover: Finding himself dumped after 25 years of marriage, a man who made a career of seducing rich older women must move in with his estranged sister, where he begins to learn the value of family. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 15)

1944: Estonia's 2016 official Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film: A little known chapter in World War II history pitted brother against brother in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war. (DVD: Walmart only)

WTF!: The survivor of a mass murder goes on a relaxing trip with six close friends, when her nightmare threatens to begin again. (VOD, Digital only)

August 8:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 4: The Long Haul: A family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course — thanks to Greg’s newest scheme. (Day & Date)

Fallen: Based on Lauren Kate’s worldwide best-selling young adult book in which an ordinary young girl is sent to a mysterious reform school for misfit teenagers, where she finds herself caught up in a love triangle that transcends the boundaries of heaven and earth. (DVD release: October 10)

Female Fight Squad: A former fighter who returns to the secret world of illegal combat in order to save her sister and confront the club’s deranged leader. (Day & Date)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 22)

Two films about artists: "Cezanne et moi" and "Burden": (Day & Date)

August 15:

Baywatch: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) butts heads with a brash new recruit (Zac Efron), as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay. (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 29)

Baby Steps: Danny, a Taiwanese-American man, longs to have a baby with his American boyfriend Tate, but their attempts at international surrogacy are complicated by Danny's meddling mom. (Day & Date)

Batman and Harley Quinn: New animated DC Universe Original Movie (DVD, Blu-ray release: August 29)

Chuck: Bio of the fighter who went 15 rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and was the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & Date)

Fate: A brilliant quantum physicist is on the verge of discovering the secret of the space time continuum when the government shuts him down. (VOD only)

The Lion King: Out of the Disney Vault at last (Blu-ray release: August 29)

The Passion of Augustine: A Roman Catholic nun who teaches music in a convent school in rural Quebec in the 1960s fights to preserve her school against the backdrop of social change. (VOD only)

The Switch: The world's first transgender half-hour sitcom, featuring a predominantly transgender cast (with all trans roles played by trans actors) as they try to solve whatever crises they encounter – or create. (VOD only)

August 22:

All Eyez on Me: Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur. (DVD, Blu-ray release: September 5)

The Commune: Drama examines the fallout from the social upheavals of the 1970s through the microcosm of a Copenhagen commune.

Lowriders: A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self-expression. (DVD, Blu-ray release: September 5)

Megan Leavey: Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. (DVD, Blu-ray release: September 5)

The Mummy: Reboot of the Universal franchise. Thought safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened bny tomb raider Nick Morton (Tom Cruise). (DVD, Blu-ray release: September 12)

Never Let Go: A single mother on vacation takes the law into her own hands to take back her abducted child. (DVD: Day & Date)

The Wedding Plan: Romantic comedy about an Israeli woman looking for love after her fiancé calls off the wedding with only a month’s notice. (DVD release: September 5)

August 25:

Deep: When a playful octopus named Deep gets his undersea fish colony in trouble, the tribe’s stern leader Kraken orders Deep to go find help. (Day & Date)

August 29:

Beatriz at Dinner: Provocative and sharply hilarious film about characters from vastly different sociopolitical backgrounds colliding over dinner. (DVD: September 12)

Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack: The "Bring it On" franchise goes global, featuring 19 squads from around the globe, including teams from Australia, U.K., Germany and France, in addition to the Northern Elite Gymnastics and Cheer team from the United States. (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & Date)

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie: (DVD, Blu-ray release: September 12)

My Cousin Rachel: Believing his mysterious, beautiful cousin Rachel murdered the man who raised him, Philip, a young Englishman, plots revenge against her. (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & Date)

Wonder Woman: Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. (DVD, Blu-ray release: September 19)

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