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Tuesday, June 11 -- Monday, June 17/Center>

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  • Captain Marvel

    photo for Captain Marvel Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that introduces the MCU’s first stand-alone, female-franchise title character: Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel. When we first meet Danvers, she already possesses her superhero powers, having left her earthly life behind and become a member of an intergalactic elite Kree military team called Starforce, led by their enigmatic commander, Yon-Rogg. But after Danvers has trained and worked with the Starforce team, and become a valued member, she finds herself back on Earth with new questions about her past. While on Earth she quickly lands on the radar of Nick Fury, and they must work together against a formidable enemy in the form of the Skrulls -- the notorious Marvel bad guys made even more dangerous by their shape-shifting abilities -- and their leader, Talos, who is spearheading a Skrull invasion of Earth. Vitals: Director: Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck?. Stars: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 124 min., Sci Fi Action, Box office gross: $423.962 million, Disney. Extras: Introduction and commentary by directors/screenwriters Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck; six featurettes; six deleted scenes; gag reel. 3 stars


  • Five Feet Apart

    photo for Five Feet Apart Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) is a vibrant, fun-loving 17-year-old. Unlike most teenagers, Stella has to spend much of her time living at a hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. When Stella meets Will (Cole Sprouse), a charming and rebellious fellow patient, she feels a powerful connection -- but restrictions dictate that she and Will maintain a safe distance between them. As their feelings grow, Stella and Will face a life-changing question: How does love feel when even a single touch is off limits? Vitals: Director: Justin Baldoni. Stars: Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse, Moises Arias, Parminder Nagra. 2019, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 116 min., Romantic Drama, Box office gross: $45.678 million, Lionsgate. Extras: Audio commentary with director Justin Baldoni, “Crossing It Off: Making Five Feet Apart” featurette, “On the Set of Five Feet Apart” featurette, “Attention to Detail” featurette, “An Artist’s Eye” featurette, “Theatrical Fan Event” footage, deleted scenes, alternate ending. 2 stars

  • Captive State

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Captive State A decade since an extraterrestrial force has occupied our planet, deceiving humanity with the promise of peace and unity, Chicago Police Officer William Mulligan (Goodman) is tasked with maintaining law and order in a city on the brink of rebellion. Gabriel (Sanders), the young brother of a fallen militant and the son of Mulligan's ex-partner, is faced with the crucial choice: Collaborate… or fight back. Vitals: Director: Rupert Wyatt. Stars: Ashton Sanders, Vera Farmiga, John Goodman, Madeline Brewer, D.B. Sweeney, Alan Ruck, Machine Gun Kelly, James Ransone, Kevin J. O'Connor, Kevin Dunn. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 109 min., Science Fiction, Box office gross: $5.958 million, Universal. Extras: "Igniting a War" behind-the-scenes featurette, "Building the World of Captive State" location featurette on shooting in Chicago, feature commentary with director/producer/co-writer Rupert Wyatt. 2 stars

    This Week's Digital Releases

    June 10:

    Barry Season 2: Desperate to leave his violent past behind in favor of his newfound passion, Barry is attempting to untangle himself from the world of contract killing and fully immerse himself in acting. But getting out is messy. (Digital only)

    My Dad Wrote a Porno: The wildly popular British comedy podcast hits the stage for an HBO exclusive presentation at the Roundhouse in London. (Digital only)

    June 11:

    The Aftermath: Set in postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg to be reunited with her husband, a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city, but when they share a grand house with its previous owners, a German widower (Alexander Skarsgård) and his troubled daughter, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 25)

    Captive State: In the aftermath of a global alien invasion, one young man must choose whether to rebel against The Legislature and ignite a war to save humanity. (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & date)

    High Life: Visionary director Claire Denis brings this eerie sci-fi film to life with stars Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche. Monte (Pattinson) and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. The crew -- death-row inmates led by a doctor (Binoche) with sinister motives -- has vanished. As the mystery of what happened unravels, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive. (VOD: June 25; DVD, Blu-ray release: July 9)

    Hotel Mumbai: The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai, India, in 2008. Hotel staff risked their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families. (DVD, Blu-ray release: June 18)

    Threshold: Blaming herself for her son's accidental death, young wife Cynthia risks redemption at the hands of an otherworldly intruder who appears in the couple's home during a night of apocalyptic world events. (VOD, Digital only)

    June 14:

    The Outsider: Country music's Trace Adkins stars in this gritty tale of revenge in a small Western boomtown. In search of the American dream, a railroad worker (Jon Foo) finds himself on the wrong side of a lawless frontier. As the Marshall (Adkins) attempts to control his corrupt town, tragedy strikes sending the railroad worker on a path of retaliation. (Digital, VOD only)

    Vault: A hard-hitting thriller set in the 1970s and based on true events, where two small-time crooks cook up an ill-fated scheme to rip off a nearby vault for $30 million — money that belongs to the local Mafia. Stars Theo Rossi, William Forsyth, Don Johnson, Vincent Pastore, Chazz Palminteri. (VOD only)

    June 17:

    Momentum Generation: In the 1960s, surfing in America was known primarily as a California- and Hawaii-based phenomenon associated with surf instrumentals and Beach Boys songs. Although equipment and skills evolved, the public’s perception of surfing remained constant until the 1990s, when a group of punk rock-loving teens found its way to a house on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii. (Digital only)

    My True Brilliant Friend: This companion documentary follows young actresses Margherita Mazzucco and Gaia Girace during the filming of the HBO series MY BRILLIANT FRIEND, based on Elena Ferrante’s bestselling book of the same name. (Digital only)

    Home Videos : Jerrod Carmichael returns to HBO for HOME VIDEOS, an exploration into the aspects of the black experience through interviews with his family. In the first of two specials, Carmichael focuses on the strong black women in his life, returning home to North Carolina. (Digital only)

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    All DVD Releases

    Between the Trees (2019) Four friends on a weekend retreat to the mountains encounter a deranged killer and their fun weekend becomes a deadly fight for survival. Formats: DVD, Digital. (Uncork'd Entertainment).

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Captive State Captive State (2018) Ashton Sanders, Vera Farmiga, John Goodman, Madeline Brewer, D.B. Sweeney, Alan Ruck, Machine Gun Kelly, James Ransone, Kevin J. O'Connor, Kevin Dunn. Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, "Captive State" explores the lives on both sides of the conflict -- the collaborators and dissidents. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, Digital. Extras: "Igniting a War" behind-the-scenes featurette, "Building the World of Captive State" location featurette on shooting in Chicago, feature commentary with director/producer/co-writer Rupert Wyatt. (Universal).

    Captain Marvel (2018) Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou. Set in the 1990's, the film revolves around Carol Danvers, a crack air force pilot. Though trials and tribulations she becomes one of the galaxy's mightiest heroes and joins an elite outer space military team known as Starforce. Her membership in the Kree military team puts her in danger when Earth becomes hopelessly stuck in battle photo for Captain Marvelbetween two other alien worlds, forcing Danvers to take on the role of Captain Marvel and use her new powers for the greater good. Despite her mighty power, Captain Marvel will discover things about herself she never hoped to know. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: Introduction and commentary by directors/screenwriters Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck; six featurettes; six deleted scenes; gag reel. (Disney).

    Crisis Hotline (2019) Corey Jackson, Christian Gabriel, Pano Tsaklas. A cynical counselor at a crisis hotline finds himself in a life or death situation when a young man calls and threatens to kill three people and then himself. Formats: DVD, VOD. (High Octane Pictures).

    Devil's Kiss (Redemption) (1976 -- France/Spain) Silvia Solar, Olivier Mathot, José Nieto, Evelyne Scott, María Silva. From the film vaults of Eurociné -- the mind-boggling company that brought you "Zombie Lake," "Crimson," and "Orloff Against the Invisible Man" -- comes this riotous French/Spanish co-production, originally titled "La perversa caricia de Satán" ("The Perverse Caresses of Satan")! When the Countess de Moncourt (Solar) is left destitute by the suicide of her husband, she resumes her former identity as Claire Grandier -- comely Goth and medium! Teaming up with Dr. Gruber (Mathot), a down-on-his-luck telepath, they accept an invitation from an eccentric duke to stage a séance at his candle-lit castle, as a follow-up to a funky fashion show of hilarious "avant garde" wear. Impressed by Claire's command of the supernatural, the duke invites her and Gruber to room at his chateau. Working from a dank cellar with the help of a lascivious dwarf, Claire -- aided by Gruber's telepathic powers -- succeeds in reanimating a pauper's mutilated corpse and sending it on a mission of revenge ... but how will she control this doddering zombie should Gruber succumb to his weak heart? "Devil's Kiss" was the first and only horror film directed by "Georges Gigo" -- the French pseudonym of Spanish-born Jorge Luís Gigó Aznar, who can be seen as the fashion show announcer. A moody mélange of Frankenstein, Dracula, Lovecraft, and Munster cheese, it's the sort of atmospheric, lecherous, ultimately insane witch's brew that could only come from the cauldrons at Eurociné. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. (Kino Lorber).

    The Entity Collector’s Edition BLU-RAY DEBUT (1982) Dir.: Sidney J. Furie; Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa, George Cole. Carla Moran (Hershey), a hard-working single mother whose life becomes a nightmare when she is attacked in her bedroom by someone -- or something -- that she cannot see. Disbelieved by her friends and dismissed by skeptical psychiatrists, Carla begins to lose her grip as she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and even in front of her children. Could this be a case of hysteria, a manifestation of childhood sexual trauma, or something even more horrific? Seeking help from a group of daring parapsychologists, Carla will attempt an unthinkable experiment: to seduce, trap and ultimately capture the depraved spectral fury that is The Entity. (strong>Extras: New "Inner Strength" interview with actress Barbara Hershey; new "Seeing Is Believing" interview with actor David Labiosa; new "High Dread interview with composer Charles Bernstein; new "Spirits & Sprocket Holes" interview with editor Frank J. Urioste; new audio commentary with author/filmmaker Daniel Kremer ("Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films"); "Trailers From Hell -- The Entity" with audio commentary by Luca Guadagnino; "The Entity Files" featurette; theatrical trailer; TV spots; radio spots; still gallery.(Scream Factory).

    Final Stab BLU-RAY DEBUT (2001) Erinn Hayes, Jamie Gannon, Bradley Stryker. A murder mystery weekend is the perfect time for a perfect crime. At a secluded estate, a group of college friends have gathered together for a weekend of fun and games. Killer, victim, or innocent bystander, they all have their part to play. But when people begin disappearing -- and the bloodshed turns out to be real, everyone quickly realizes that the only way out of this killer game is to be the last one left alive. New 2k restoration from the 35mm original camera negatives, with uncompressed PCM audio. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: New audio commentary with director, David DeCoteau. (Massacre Video).

    photo for Five Feet Apart Five Feet Apart (2019) Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse, Moises Arias, Parminder Nagra. A pair of teenagers with cystic fibrosis meet in a hospital and fall in love, though their disease means they must avoid close physical contact. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: Audio commentary with director Justin Baldoni, “Crossing It Off: Making Five Feet Apart” featurette, “On the Set of Five Feet Apart” featurette, “Attention to Detail” featurette, “An Artist’s Eye” featurette, “Theatrical Fan Event” footage, deleted scenes, alternate ending. (Lionsgate).

    Frankenstein Created Woman Blu-ray Collector’s Edition (1967) Peter Cushing, Thorley Walters, Robert Morris, Susan Denberg. A new 2K scan from the original film elements. Baron Frankenstein (Cushing) and Dr. Hertz (Walters) are embarking upon an experiment to capture the souls of the dead and photo for Frankenstein Created Woman Blu-ray Collector's Editionimpose them into other bodies. When their assistant, Hans (Morris), is unjustly accused of murdering his girlfriend Christina's father and put to death, the two men claim his body and trap his soul in their laboratory. Meanwhile, Christina (Denberg) is consumed with grief and commits suicide. Frankenstein and Dr. Hertz are able to transfer Hans' soul into Christina’s healed body, which results in a vision of beauty. Their experiment appears successful until Frankenstein discovers that Christina's seductive appetites are being driven by the spirit of Hans and his passion for revenge. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: New audio commentary with author/film historian Steve Haberman and filmmaker/film historian Constantine Nasr; new interview with actor Robert Morris; new interview with camera assistant/clapper loader Eddie Collins and 2nd assistant director Joe Marks; audio commentary by actors Derek Fowlds, Robert Morris and film historian Jonathan Rigby; "World of Hammer" episode "The Curse of Frankenstein"; World of Hammer episode "Hammer Stars: Peter Cushing"; "Hammer Glamour" featurette; theatrical trailers; TV spots; radio spots; still galleries: movie stills, posters and lobby cards. (Scream Factory).

    Hallowed Ground (2019) Miles Doleac, Sherri Eakin, Ritchie Montgomery, Lindsay Anne Williams. A married couple, trying to rebuild their relationship after an affair, travels to a secluded cabin and stumbles into a blood feud between the Native American owners of the property and the neighboring clan, who obsessively guard their land and punish those who trespass on it in terrifying ways. Formats: DVD, VOD. (Uncork'd Entertainment).

    Leprechaun Returns (2018) Taylor Spreitler, Pepi Sonuga, Sai Bennett, Linden Porco, Mark Holton. The deadly, wisecracking Leprechaun is back in all his gory glory. When the sorority sisters of the Alpha Upsilon house decide to go green and use an old well as their water source, they unwittingly awaken a pint-sized, green-clad monster. The Leprechaun wants a pot of gold buried near the sorority house, but first he must recover his powers with a killing spree -- and only the girls of AU can stop him. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, Digital. Extras: “Going Green With Director Steven Kostanski” featurette, "Leprechaun Returns" behind-the-scenes footage, still gallery. (Lionsgate).

    photo for Magnum P.I: Season One Magnum P.I: Season One (2018-19) Five-disc set with all 20 episodes. Remake of 1980s series (which starred Tom Selleck) follows Thomas Magnum (Jay Hernandez), a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. A charming rogue, an American hero and a die-hard Detroit Tigers fan, Magnum-lives in a guest cottage on Robin's Nest, the luxurious estate where he works as a security consultant to supplement his P.I. business. The "majordomo" of the property is Juliet Higgins (Perdita Weeks), a beautiful and commanding disavowed Ml:6 agent whose second job is to keep Magnum in line ... with the help of her two Dobermans. Formats: DVD. Extras: "Aloha Magnum!" behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the pilot episode, "I Saw the Sun Rise," from casting, prep, shooting and scoring to its world premiere at ComicCon, featuring contributions from producers, cast and crew; "Magnum P.I. - The Rising of the Sun: Season One" highlights; "Scoring Magnum P.I."; "Kumu & Katsumoto" interviews with new cast members Amy Hill and Tim Kang; "Watch Magazine" shoot; deleted scenes; gag reel. (CBS Home Entertainment/Paramount Home Entertainment).

    photo for Michelin Stars: Tales From the Kitchen Michelin Stars: Tales From the Kitchen (2017) All chefs dream of a Michelin star, and those who have one (or more) work tirelessly to keep this distinction. This documentary goes behind the scenes to see how the stars are awarded, to talk to the chefs who work tirelessly to maintain their status, and the impact of the Michelin Guide on the world of haute cuisine. At a moment in time when more and more people are obsessed with food --photographing every dish, worshipping cooks and flaunting trophy meals on social media -- this documentary goes under the surface and offers an in-depth, honest and relevant view into the every day world of Michelin chefs and restaurants. The film is a thoughtful and elegant meditation on creativity, business, and the art of perfection, chronicling the inner-workings of the culinary world through the eyes of the chefs, the critics, and their customers. Formats: DVD. (Juno Films).

    Norm of the North: King Sized Adventure (2019) Dove-approved family friendly animated film. While Norm and his friends are preparing to celebrate his grandfather’s wedding, trouble is stirring in Misty Mountain. There, Norm meets an archaeologist named Jin and learns that a priceless Chinese artifact has been stolen by Dexter, Jin’s old partner. With the help of his lemming friends, Norm must embark on a journey across the world to help recover the artifact and return it to its rightful place. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, Digital. (Lionsgate).

    photo for Sinatra in Palm Springs -- The Place He Called Home Sinatra in Palm Springs -- The Place He Called Home (2018) During his brief yet turbulent marriage to Ava Gardner, Palm Springs was center stage for Frank Sinatra. And for the rest of his life, the Rancho Mirage compound on Frank Sinatra Drive was the sanctuary he called “My Heaven.” Palm Springs still feels the ghost of the legendary performer. In this documentary film, director Leo Zahn explores Sinatra’s deep attachment to Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, capturing the spirit of the Sinatra era and paying tribute to his unique lifestyle. Featuring more than 70 movie and TV show clips and a plethora of rarely seen archival footage as well as revealing interviews with Barbara Sinatra, Mel Haber, Tom Dreesen, Trini Lopez, Nelda Linsk, Michael Fletcher and many others who knew and lived and played with Mr. Sinatra, Zahn offers a fascinating insight into a true icon of entertainment. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. (Shout! Factory.

    photo for The Sower The Sower (2017 -- France) Marine Francen's award-winning debut feature is a sensual, visually stunning romance set in the 19th century French countryside, part of a new wave of female-focused historical drama. The year is 1851, and France's autocratic president Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte has ordered the arrest of all the men of a remote mountain farming village following a Republican uprising. The women spend two years in total isolation, forced to tend the crops themselves. Some women have lost their husbands; others, like the shy but inwardly strong Violette, suddenly have no chance of experiencing physical love or motherhood. The women take an oath: if a man comes, they will share him as a lover. When a mysterious and handsome stranger arrives, he ignites passions and jealousies that threaten to destroy the tight-knit community. Formats: DVD, Digital. (Film Movement).

    Swing Time (1936) In this irresistible musical, the legendary dancing duo Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are at the pinnacle of their art as a feckless gambler and the shrewd dancing instructor in whom he more than meets his match. Director George Stevens laces their romance with humor and clears the floor for the movie’s photo for Swing Timeshowstopping dance scenes, in which Astaire and Rogers take seemingly effortless flight in a virtuosic fusion of ballroom and tap styles. Buoyed by beloved songs by Dorothy Fields and Jerome Kern—including the Oscar-winning classic “The Way You Look Tonight”—Swing Time is an exuberant celebration of its stars’ chemistry, grace, and sheer joy in the act of performance. On DVD and Blu-ray, with new 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray. Extras: Audio commentary from 1986 featuring John Mueller, author of "Astaire Dancing: The Musical Films"; archival interviews with performers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and choreographer Hermes Pan; new interview with George Stevens Jr.; "In Full Swing," a new program on the film’s choreography and soundtrack featuring jazz and film critic Gary Giddins, dance critic Brian Seibert, and Dorothy Fields biographer Deborah Grace Winer; new interview with film scholar Mia Mask on the “Bojangles of Harlem” number; an essay by critic Imogen Sara Smith. (The Criterion Collection).

    They Might Be Giants BLU-RAY DEBUT (1971) George C. Scott, Joanne Woodward, Jack Gilford, Al Lewsi, Rue McClanahan, Kitty Winn, M. Emmet Walsh, F. Murray Abraham, James Tolkan, Eugene Roche. Wealthy, retired judge Justin Playfair (Scott) has a most peculiar eccentricity: he believes he is Sherlock Holmes. Betrayed by his scheming brother, "Holmes" comes under the care of psychiatrist Dr. Mildred Watson (Woodward). As Watson follows Holmes through Manhattan on a search for his elusive nemesis Moriarty, the unlikely pair are drawn into a world of danger and intrigue. Together, they discover an uncommon reality -- and a most magical love. Presented in a special expanded version, featuring additional footage not seen in the original theatrical release. Extras: Audio commentary with director Anthony Harvey and film archivist Robert A. Harris, "Madness ... It's Beautiful" featurette, theatrical trailer. (Kino Lorber Studio Classics).

    photo for The 27 Club The 27 Club (2018) Maddisyn Carter, John Hennigan, Victoria De Mare. Why did Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, and Kurt Kobain all die at the age of 27? When an aspiring singer and a journalism student seek answers to the notorious curse of the so-called "27 Club," they find themselves trapped in an evil underworld that takes artists souls as payment for eternal fame. Features legendary singer, songwriter, and record producer Todd Rundgren. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD/CD Combo. (Cleopatra Entertainment).

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