Top Ten DVD List for December 5, 2017     

Angry Inuk [Endangered Species Expose\’ about Canadian Seal Hunts] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B073SCDSVP/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The War Show [Syrian DJ Documents Her Country\’s Civil War] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B075VVTRVP/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Gun Runners [The American Dream… Kenyan Style]

Sentimental Tale of Redemption Credits a Compassionate Charles Dickens for the Way We Celebrate Christmas

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is considered the preeminent novelist of the Victorian Era because of his touching and timeless tales that shed light on the plight of the poor. He probably began developing an empathy for the less fortunate at an early age. That\’s because he had to drop out of school to work in a factory to support the family after

For movies opening December 1, 2017

Wonder Wheel (PG-13 for sexuality, profanity, smoking and mature themes) Woody Allen wrote and directed this ensemble drama, set on Coney Island in the Fifties, revolving around a carousel operator (Jim Belushi) whose waitress wife  (Kate Winslet), falls for a strapping, young lifeguard (Justin Timberlake). With Juno Temple, Max

Frances McDormand Delivers in Dark Comedy Reminiscent of “Fargo”

Twenty years ago, Frances McDormand won an Academy Award for Fargo, a delightful whodunit set in a tiny Minnesota town inhabited by a cornucopia of colorful local yokels. In that Coen Brothers’ black

Unlikely-Buddies Action Comedy Available on Home Video

World-class bodyguard Michael Bryce\’s (Ryan Reynolds) services were in great demand when a Japanese tycoon (Tsuwayuki Saotome) was executed on his watch. That botched operation ruined not only his professional reputation but his romantic relationship with Interpol agent Amelia (Elodie Yung). In fact, his career took such a

Top Ten DVD List for November 28, 2017           

Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection [15 Films and 10 TV Episodes] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B074Q1QHRW/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-2 The Defiant Ones: Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine [4-Part Documentary] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0764F2D7Q/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Lost in Paris [French Farce Featuring Mime and Slapstick]

For movies opening November 24, 2017

Coco (PG for mature themes) Animated musical fantasy revolving around a 12 year-old wannabe mariachi musician (Anthony Gonzalez) who runs away from home accompanied by a trash-talking trickster (Gael Garcia Bernal) after his disapproving parents deliberately destroy his beloved guitar. Voice cast includes Benjamin Britt, Edward James Olmos and Renee Victor. (In English and Spanish with subtitles)

Top Ten DVD List for November 21, 2017       

Bob Hope: The Ultimate Movie Collection [21 Classic Comedies] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B075M7P2R7/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Holiday Inn [75th Anniversary Edition] https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B074Q1PKCY/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Time to Die [Arturo Ripstein\’s Landmark Mexican Western]

Returning WWII Vets Forge Unlikely Friendship across Color Line in Searing Southern Saga

Dateline: Mississippi, 1946, which means many of the Magnolia State\’s soldier native sons are making the adjustment back to civilian life after serving overseas during World War II.. But the fighting isn\’t over for Sergeant Ronsel Jackson

Cory Hardrict Stars as Both a Gangsta and an Architect in Alternate Reality, Sci-Fi Saga

Sheed Smith (Cory Hardrict) is a drug dealer roaming Detroit\’s mean streets in a bloody turf war being waged in the \’hood where he was raised. Meanwhile, his doppelganger, Rasheed Smith (also Cory Hardrict), is an idealistic architect overseeing an urban renewal project designed to revitalize the same ghetto.

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