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Ant-Man Minions – new Blu-ray and DVD movies this week

Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly

New DVDs and Blu-rays this week include Ant-Man (Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly), Minions (animated), Knock Knock (Keanu Reeves), and Pan (Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, Amanda Seyfried). We’ve already seen Antman (review) and Minions (review), but we’re going to watch the movies again. They are excellent. Continue reading for a summary of the new Blu-ray and DVD for this week.

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Hot Krampus Eve – new movies opening this weekend

Krampus (Adam Scott, Toni Collette)

New films this weekend include Krampus (Adam Scott, Toni Collette), Chi-raq (Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Wesley Snipes), Christmas Eve (Patrick Stewart), Dementia (Gene Jones, Kristina Klebe), Every Thing Will Be Fine (James Franco, Rachel McAdams), Hot Water (documentary), The World of Kanako (Kôji Yakusho), The Lady in the Van (Maggie Smith, Dominic Cooper), Macbeth (Michael Fassbender), Orion: The Man Who Would Be King (documentary), and Youth (Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel). Krampus looks twisted, but seems to be the most interesting of the new releases. Continue reading for summaries and trailers of the new movies for this weekend.

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4 Things About the Desert Dancer DVD

Desert Dancer | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

I recently watched Desert Dancer. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment sent me the DVD for review on my movies blog. Desert Dancer is the true story of an Iranian dancer named Afshin Ghaffarian. The problem for Afshin is that dancing is forbidden in Iran. Desert Dancer isn’t an exciting story, but I thought the story was interesting. The story actually reminded me a little of Foot Loose — without the foot-stomping tunes, and of course, the consequences for dancing in Iran is much more brutal. Desert Dancer is available now on DVD. Continue reading to learn four things about Desert Dancer.

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Creed, Good Dinosaur Can’t Win The Hunger Games at the Box Office

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 took in another $52 million over the weekend to remain in first place at the box office. The Good Dinosaur, Pixar’s latest animated film, opened in second place with $39.2 million. Creed opened in third place with $29.6 million. Continue reading to see the box office take for last weekend.

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Fear the Walking Beautiful – new Blu-ray and DVD movies this week

Some Kind of Beautiful (Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek, Jessica Alba)

New DVD and Blu-ray movies this week include Some Kind of Beautiful (Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek, Jessica Alba), Lost in the Sun (Josh Duhamel, Josh Wiggins), 90 Minutes in Heaven (Kate Bosworth, Hayden Christensen), Amy (Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse), Assassination (Gianna Jun), Fear the Walking Dead: Season 1 (Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis), and Mistress America (Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke). Some Kind of Beautiful and Fear the Walking Dead are at the top of my list. I can’t wait to see the Walking Dead spinoff. Continue reading for a summary of the new Blu-ray and DVD for this week.

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The Creed Dinosaur – new movies opening this weekend

Creed (Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone)

New films this Thanksgiving weekend include The Good Dinosaur (animated), Creed (Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone), Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe), The Danish Girl (Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander), Iraqi Odyssey (documentary), Submerged (Cody Christian), Janis: Little Girl Blue (documentary), and Killing Them Safely (documentary). I’m a fan of the Rocky series, so Creed is at the top of my list. The Good Dinosaur (review) also looks interesting. I’m sure the new Pixar film will be a big hit with families. Continue reading for summaries and trailers of the new movies for this weekend.

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The Odds are in The Hunger Games Favor at the Box Office

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 opened in first place, but the gross was lower than previous Hunger Games openings. Over the weekend, the final installment of The Hunger Games brought in $102.7 million. Spectre dropped to second place again with $15.0 million. The Peanuts Movie dropped to third place with $13.2 million. Continue reading to see the box office take for last weekend.

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No Escape for Ricki and the American Ultra – new Blu-ray and DVD movies this week

Ricki and the Flash (Meryl Streep)

New DVD and Blu-ray movies this week: Ricki and the Flash (Meryl Streep), American Ultra (Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart), No Escape (Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan, Lake Bell), and Shaun the Sheep (animated). Shaun the Sheep will appeal to kids, but I would like to see the other three new films. Continue reading for a summary of the new Blu-ray and DVD for this week.

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Hunger Games: Night in Their Eyes – new movies opening this weekend

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth)

New films this weekend include The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth), The Night Before (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen), Secret in Their Eyes (Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman), Carol (Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara), #Horror (Chloë Sevigny), Legend (Tom Hardy), Mediterranea (Koudous Seihon, Alassane Sy), Mustang (Günes Sensoy), Censored Voices (documentary), and Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Through Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists (documentary). I’m sure the fourth Hunger Games will kill at the box office, but The Night Before and Secret in Their Eyes look interesting too. Continue reading for summaries and trailers of the new movies for this weekend.

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Jame Bond and Peanuts Show No Love for the Coopers at the Box Office

Spectre (Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz)

The box office for last weekend was almost a repeat of the previous weekend. Spectre came in first place again with $33.7 million. The Peanuts Movie remained in second place with $24.0 million. Love the Coopers opened in third place with a gross of $8.3 million. Continue reading to see the box office take for last weekend.

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