Dom Goes Rogue for Damsel-in-Distress in 8th episode of High-Octane Franchise

There are a number of action films whose opening scenes alone are well worth the price of admission. Taken (2008), District B-13 (2004) Super 8 (2011) and Dawn of the Dead (2004) are four which automatically come to mind. Feel free to add The Fate of the Furious to the list of flicks that grab you by the throat right off the bat.

Top Ten DVD List for April 11, 2017

Lion https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01LTI1KH8/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 Wall Writers https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B06WLMVGJM/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 All of Me https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01MV17N2C/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Ruins of Lifta

Adam Driver Is Sublime as Stoic Bus Driver in Unsentimental, Minimalist Saga

Paterson (Adam Driver) is stuck in a rut. By day, the municipal bus driver repeatedly negotiates his way around a boring route around the New Jersey city which shares his name. After hours, he hangs out at a dingy, neighborhood bar where he dutifully limits himself to just one beer per visit. Then, he heads home to be with his loving wife, Laura (Golshifteh Farahani), and loyal bulldog, Marvin.

Blind Man Abandons Family after Regaining Sight in Midlife Crisis Drama

James (Dan Stevens) was blinded during childhood by a pituitary tumor. To his credit, he never let the condition prevent him from marrying or making a living. Despite their modest circumstances, he\’s been grateful for the love of his plain but supportive wife, Sam (Malin Akerman), who bore him a beautiful son, Jonah (Skylar Gaertner). Career-wise, he\’s been happy having a steady job in real estate where he works alongside his blind BFF, Bob (Oliver Platt).

For movies opening April 7, 2017

BIG BUDGET FILMS The Case for Christ (PG for mature themes, incidental smoking and medical descriptions of crucifixion) Faith-based docudrama based on investigative journalist Lee Strobel\’s (Mike Vogel) best seller of the same name chronicling his conversion from a skeptical atheist to a devout believer after two years of trying to convince his Born Again wife (Erika Christensen) that God doesn\’t exist. With Faye Dunaway, Robert Forster and Frankie Faison.

Freeman, Arkin and Caine Co-Star in Remake of Classic Crime Caper

Released in 1979, Going in Style revolved around a trio of retirees who break the monotony of their dreary daily lives by robbing a bank. That critically-acclaimed, comic caper co-starred a trio of entertainment icons in George Burns, Art Carney and the legendary Lee Strasberg, the father of method acting.

Smurf Series Rebooted as Animated Tale of Female Empowerment

Created by the Belgian cartoonist Peyo, the Smurfs started out as a comic strip back in 1958. Over the intervening years, the popular series chronicling the exploits of a clan of diminutive blue humanoids crossed over to television and film, most recently, a pair of live-action features released in 2011 and 2013.

Nostalgic Tale of Female Empowerment Comes to Home Video

Nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Screenplay category, 20th Century Women is an inter-generational coming-of-age tale set in Santa Barbara, California in 1979. The nostalgic ensemble drama revolves around the efforts of a neurotic single-mom (Annette Bening) to parent a naive 15 year-old (Lucas Jade Zumann) in dire need of a role model.

Top Ten DVD List for April 4, 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01MXLWO5D/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20 The Talk: Race in America https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B01MZD6TAZ/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20

Surreal Fantasy Features Liam Neeson as Voice of Anthropomorphic Tree

Conor O\’Malley (Lewis MacDougall) is understandably miserable. First of all, the 12 year-old divorced mom (Felicity Jones) is terminally ill. Second, they\’re both estranged from his father (Toby Kebbell) who has long since started another family over in America.