For movies opening August 18, 2017

The Hitman’s Bodyguard (R for graphic violence and pervasive profanity) Unlikely-buddies comedy about an ace bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) who grudgingly helps a notorious assassin (Samuel L. Jackson) negotiate a dangerous gauntlet en route to the Hague where he’s set to testify in 24 hours at the International Court of Justice. Co-starring Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek and Elodie Yung.

For movies opening August 11, 2017

Annabelle: Creation (R for horror violence) Tale of demonic possession about a dollmaker (Anthony LaPaglia) and his wife (Miranda Otto) who open their home to a nun (Stephanie Sigman) and several orphans only to have them terrorized by one of his creations (Samara Lee). With Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson and Kerry O\’Malley.

For movies opening July 14, 2017

The Big Sick (R for profanity and sexual references) Romantic comedy recounting the real-life courting of fan (Zoe Kazan) by a Pakistani stand-up comedian (Kumail Nanjiani as himself). Supporting cast includes Ray Romano, Holly Hunter and SNL\’s Aidy Bryant.

Top Ten DVD List for July 11, 2017

The Fate of the Furious [8th Installment of High-Octane Franchise] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06Y3KS6S9/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Songwriter [Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B071VSD8Z6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Underground: Season Two [Underground Railroad Epic] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN//B072L69KC7/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Diana: Queen of Hearts [Lady Diana Retrospective] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B071ZC6PY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Lost City of Z [Adaptation of Fact-Based Best Seller]

For movies opening July 7, 2017

A Ghost Story (R for brief profanity and a disturbing image) Romantic fantasy revolving around a recently-deceased musician (Casey Affleck) whose spirit miraculously returns home to comfort his inconsolable wife (Rooney Mara). Supporting cast includes Kenneisha Thompson, Will Oldham, Liz Franke and Kesha.

Top Ten DVD List for June 13, 2017

LEGO Batman https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06W53FHJJ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 A United Kingdom https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06Y4S4VBX/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Un Padre No Tan Padre https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B07227R5HG/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20

Top Ten DVD List for June 6, 2017

Juice: 25th Anniversary Edition https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06XX7R9TY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Operation Mekong https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01MY6UZT6/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20

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For movies opening November 27, 2015

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