Top Ten DVD List for January 16, 2018     

Blade Runner 2049 [With Answers Come Questions] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B075DHS7JK/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Commander [The Complete Collection] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B076VY9196/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Extraordinary [Based on a True Marriage Journey]

Revisionist Biopic Recasts Disgraced Olympic Skater as Sympathetic Figure

On January 6, 1994, while waiting to compete in the U.S. Figure Skating Championship competition, top-ranked Nancy Kerrigan\’s (Caitlin Carver) knee was smashed by a billy club-wielding hit man named Shane Stant (Ricky Russert). After the cowardly attack in the halls of Detroit\’s Cobo arena, the assailant quickly escaped with the help of a waiting getaway car driven by Derrick Smith (Anthony Reynolds).

Underwhelming Docudrama Revolves around Early Thurgood Marshall Case

Prior to becoming America\’s first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) enjoyed a legendary legal career as a civil rights lawyer. While serving as chief counsel for the NAACP, he argued before the U.S. Supreme Court 32 times, most notably, the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case ending segregation in public schools.

For movies opening January 12, 2018

The Commuter (PG-13 for profanity and intense violence) Liam Neeson stars in this suspense thriller as an insurance salesman who finds himself caught up in a criminal conspiracy on his way home from work after being offered $100,000 by a mysterious stranger to uncover the identity of a passenger hiding on the train. With Vera Farmiga, Sam Neill, Elizabeth McGovern, Patrick Wilson and Jonathan Banks.

Hanks and Streep Co-Star in Spielberg Freedom of the Press Period Piece

The Post is a picture fated to be compared to a couple of classic newsroom thrillers: All the President\’s Men (1976) and Spotlight (2015). Like the former, it\’s set in Washington, D.C. in the Seventies and revolves around an attempt by the Nixon administration to prevent the publication of incriminating information leaked to the Washington Post by a whistleblower.

Top Ten DVD List for January 9, 2018

It [Stephen King Clown Classic] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B074ZMJZ6P/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Foreigner [Never Push a Good Man Too Far] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B076HJZG8N/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Bad Day for the Cut [Revenge Is in the Blood]

Eco-Expose’ Warns of Dire Consequences of Unchecked Pollution

On January 9, 2014, a coal industry cleansing agent called MCHM started leaking from an above-ground storage tank into West Virginia\’s Elk River. The major chemical spill was covered up by Freedom Industries, the company that owned and operated the tank. 

Oldman Channels Churchill in Character-Driven Docudrama

Curiously, Darkest Hour and Dunkirk basically cover the same ground, namely, Winston Churchill’s (Gary Oldman) first month as Prime Minister of Great Britain. When he was sworn in on May 10, 1940, the country was at war with Germany which had already conquered most of Europe and was just starting to invade Belgium, France and the Netherlands.

For movies opening January 5, 2018

Insidious: The Last Key (PG-13 for violence, terror, disturbing content and brief profanity) 4th and final installment in the horror franchise finds occult investigator Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) facing paranormal activity in her own home. With Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson and Kirk Acevedo.

Father-Son Bonding Opportunity Adventure Released to Home Video

Brad Sloan (Ben Stiller) feels inadequate despite his happy marriage and a thriving business that enables his family to live comfortably in suburban Sacramento. He gets depressed, nevertheless, because he compares himself to his relatively-successful college buddies instead of the Average Joe.

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