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On Video - April 2017

 
 

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Previous Month


April 4

Office Christmas Party [2016] [R] - 8.4.10
A dedicated company CEO (Jennifer Aniston) becomes disgusted with her brother (T.J. Miller) when he concentrates on partying instead of working. She tries to close him down, but he recruits his tech officer (Jason Bateman) to host a monumental office Christmas party and catch a high-powered client who will save all their jobs. Also with Kate McKinnon, Olivia Munn, Vanessa Bayer and Rob Corddry. Directed by Josh Gordon & Will Speck. A line of dialogue is spoken in Russian with English subtitles and a German song is not translated. [1:45]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story [2016] [PG-13] - 1.5.1
In a desperate effort to disable the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate planet killing weapon of total destruction, a young rebel (Felicity Jones) is sent to find a man who can lead her to her father, the designer of the Death Star. Also with Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen and Jimmy Smits. Directed by Gareth Edwards. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in an alien language with English subtitles. [2:14]


April 11

The Bye Bye Man [2017] [PG-13] - 5.8.5
After moving into a creepy old house, three people begin to experience strange events; and as their reality shifts and they are convinced that they are going mad, they each realize that there is only one way to escape the evil that has been unleashed. Also with Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Michael Trucco, Jenna Kanell, Erica Tremblay, Faye Dunaway and Carrie-Anne Moss. Directed by Stacy Title. [1:36]

Hidden Figures [2016] [PG] - 1.3.3
Based on true events: The film relates the untold story of the impact female African-American mathematicians and engineers had on the space race during the early 1960s. With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge and Glen Powell. Directed by Theodore Melfi. [2:07]

Monster Trucks [2017] [PG] - 1.3.1
While drilling for oil three creatures are released from their deep Earth world and a young man (Lucas Till) works to get them back to their home safely, despite the efforts of unscrupulous men bent on poisoning their home. Also with Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Barry Pepper, Rob Lowe and Danny Glover. Directed by Chris Wedge. [1:54]


April 18

Sleepless [2017] [R] - 5.8.10
Two Las Vegas police detectives (Jamie Foxx and T.I.) have shady connections with a drug cartel. When they steal cocaine from a drug dealer, the 15-year-old son of one of the detectives is kidnapped in retaliation and in a frantic night-long search, the boy's father confronts police officials on the cartel payroll, casino drug dealers, hit men and gangsters. Also with Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, David Harbour, Gabrielle Union and Scoot McNairy. Directed by Baran bo Odar. [1:36]

Split [2017] [PG-13] - 4.7.5
Three young women are abducted and held by a man (James McAvoy) who seems to exhibit the symptoms of dissociative identity disorder. The women learn that their abductor currently has 23 personalities and a 24th, referred to as The Beast, will be unleashed soon. Also with Sebastian Arcelus, Betty Buckley, Izzie Coffey, Brad William Henke, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula and Anya Taylor-Joy. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. [1:57]


April 25

La La Land [2016] [PG-13] - 3.2.5
A musical set in LA, where a struggling actress (Emma Stone) on the brink of throwing it all in meets a jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) whose dream is to open his own jazz club. Also with J.K. Simmons, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Jason Fuchs, John Legend, Sonoya Mizuno and Callie Hernandez. Directed by Damien Chazelle. [2:08]

Underworld: Blood Wars [2017] [R] - 6.8.5
In this fifth sequel a vampire death dealer (Kate Beckinsale) confronts a large pack of werewolves, as well as enemy vampires. She finds useful alliances in a vampire-wolf hybrid (Theo James) and a Nordic Coven leader (Peter Andersson), who aid her in plans to end the eternal blood feud between the wolves and the vampires. Also with Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver, Clementine Nicholson, Bradley James and Charles Dance. Directed by Anna Foerster. [1:32]



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