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Rio 2

By JC Alvarez | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Can't bring the entire family to Carnival? Bring the party home with the Blu-ray release of "Rio 2" -- beautifully animated and enchanting for the whole family, the Combo Pack comes loaded with extras too!

Noah

By Kevin Taft | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Aronofsky brings his breathtaking (if not sometimes silly) vision of the Biblical story of "Noah" to fantastical new heights.

Heaven Is for Real

By Michael Cox | Monday Jul 28, 2014
After a near-death experience, a small boy recounts his experiences on the edge of heaven and talking with Jesus, and a loving father must stand up and support his son's statements.

The Final Terror

By Ken Tasho | Monday Jul 28, 2014
Shout Factory, how I love thee. You've pulled out yet another cult horror movie from oblivion, one that had to be culled from six different source prints to come together on a terrific Blu-ray package.

'Kidnapped for Christ' -- The Interview

By Gary M. Kramer | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Kate Logan's investigative documentary was originally meant to be an evenhanded examination of Escuela Caribe, but when she captured institutional abuses on camera, she was compelled to take action. Executive Producer Mike C. Manning chats about the doc.

Scanners

By Jake Mulligan | Friday Jul 25, 2014
"Scanners" can be a nasty film to gaze at, but it's never looked better.

Magic in the Moonlight

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jul 25, 2014
If you feel a frisson of dread at the prospect of the new Woody Allen movie, you can be forgiven. But don't worry: It's not a disaster. Nor is it a masterpiece. It's more like a flat line.

A Most Wanted Man

By Charlie Nash | Friday Jul 25, 2014
An intellectually stimulating spy thriller as well as a poignant posthumous tribute to the great Philip Seymour Hoffman, "A Most Wanted Man" is a gripping slow-burn of a film.

Hercules

By Charlie Nash | Friday Jul 25, 2014
Cheap, soulless, and cliché-ridden, this film is best avoided.

Happy Christmas

By Roger Walker-Dack | Friday Jul 25, 2014
After last year's "Drinking Buddies," this is probably Swanberg's second most accessible work to date, and part of his continued evolution from a filmmaker once known as the king of mumblecore. Long may it continue.