For movies opening July 21, 2017

Dunkirk (PG-13 for intense battle scenes and some profanity) World War II saga recreating the evacuation of over 300,000 Allied soldiers from the shores of France after they were surrounded and on the verge of being slaughtered by the Nazi army. Ensemble cast includes Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Fionn Whitehead, Aneurin Barnard, Barry Keoghan and One Direction\’s Harry Styles. (In English, French and German with subtitles)

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 6, 2015

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