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Ant-Man (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A cat burglar with a super-suit must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña. Directed by Peyton Reed.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Comedy

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Arrival (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Categories:  Drama  International  SciFi/Fantasy

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  141 min. 
Plot: Things go horribly wrong while Earth's Mightiest Heroes are trying to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program.
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Joss Whedon.
Categories:  Drama  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 90 min. 
Plot: A young woman offers to take her father's place as the Beast's prisoner in an enchanted castle.
Cast: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury. Directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise.
Categories:  Animation  Family  Musical

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Brooklyn (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where when her past catches up with her she must choose between two countries.
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters. Directed by John Crowley.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  History

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Coco (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  105 min. 
Plot: An aspiring musician enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Cast: Voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. Directed by Lee Unrick & Adrean Molina.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

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Deadpool (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  168 min. 
Plot: A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand. Directed by Tim Miller.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Comedy

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Doctor Strange (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams. Directed by Scott Derrickson.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Health

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Dunkirk (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance. Directed by Christopher Nolan.
Categories:  Action  History  Drama

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: The adventures of a writer in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudo. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Game of Thrones: Season 1 (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 56 min. 
Plot: An adaptation of the novel A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.
Cast: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolai Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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Game of Thrones: Season 2 (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 21 min. 
Plot: Continuing adaptation of the novel A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.
Cast: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Arya Stark, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Iain Glen. Directed by various.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A group of space criminals must work together to stop the fanatical villain Ronan the Accuser from destroying the galaxy.
Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper. Directed by James Gunn.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  National Security

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  161 min. 
Plot: Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Alan Rickman. Directed by Chris Columbus.
Categories:  Education  Children  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010)
Rated:  PG13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  146 min. 
Plot: Harry, Ron, and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Education  Censorship

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  Children  Education  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  157 min. 
Plot: In his fourth year, Harry finds himself selected as an underage competitor in a dangerous multi-wizarding school competition
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman. Directed by Mike Newell.
Categories:  Children  Education  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  153 min. 
Plot: In his sixth year at Hogwarts Harry must delve into Lord Voldemort's past to learn how to defeat him.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Education  Conflict

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: The wizarding world refuses to believe that Lord Voldemort has returned and Harry endures a difficult fifth year trying to convince them of the truth.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  Education  SciFi/Fantasy  Children

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  142 min. 
Plot: In Harry's third year at Hogwarts, a convicted murderer has escaped the wizard's prison and is coming after him.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Rickman. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron.
Categories:  Children  Education  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  152 min. 
Plot: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Alan Rickman. Directed by Chris Columbus.
Categories:  Education  SciFi/Fantasy  Children

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Hidden Figures (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae. Directed by Theodore Melf.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata. Directed by Taika Waititi.
Categories:  Drama  Civil Rights  Family

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Jackie (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.
Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig. Directed by Pablo Larrain.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A young boy must locate a magical suit of armor in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
Cast: Voices of Charles Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey. Directed by Travis Knight.
Categories:  Animation  Animal  SciFi/Fantasy

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La La Land (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt. Directed by Damien Chazelle.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Musical

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Legally Blonde (2001)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back. Once there, she discovers she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Raquel Welch. Directed by Robert Luketik.
Categories:  Comedy  Education  Criminal Law

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Lion (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta and survives many challenges before being adopted and then searching for his lost family 25 years later.
Cast: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara. Directed by Garth Davis.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  Family

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Loving (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: Story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
Cast: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton. Directed by Jeff Nichols.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Racism

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Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williamsb, Kyle Chandler. Directed by Kenneth Lonergan.
Categories:  Drama  Family

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Moana (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches the Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the call to set things right.
Cast: Voices of Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House. Directed by Ron Clements & Don Hall.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Comedy

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Moonlight (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars:
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: Chronicles the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
Cast: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson. Directed by Barry Jenkins.
Categories:  Drama  Juvenile  Sexuality

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My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Two youths accused of murder in a small Alabama town are represented by a relative who has never won a case.
Cast: Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield, Fred Gwynne. Directed by Jonathon Lynn.
Categories:  Comedy  Trial  Criminal Law

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Nice Guys, The (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A mismatched pair of private eyes investigate the apparent suicide of a porn star in 1970s Los Angeles.
Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling. Directed by Shane Black.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Drama

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.
Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk. Directed by Gareth Edwards.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: An idealistic defense attorney finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Colin Ferrel, Carmen Ejogo. Directed by Dan Gilray.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Criminal Law

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Shape of Water, The (2017)
Rated:    Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity at a top secret research facility in the 1960s.
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Zelda Fuller, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones . Directed by Guillermo del Toro.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Disability  Government

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Spirited Away (2001)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 125 min. 
Plot: In the middle of her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and monsters.
Cast: Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, English language voices: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Jason Marsden. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
Categories:  Animation  SciFi/Fantasy

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Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams, Alec Guinness. Directed by George Lucas.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Thor (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  114 min. 
Plot: The mighty God of Thunder is banished to Earth, where he must fight to regain his powers.
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson, Idris Elba, Kat Dennings, Anthony Hopkins. Directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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