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‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ TV series makes its DVD debut this week

August 29th, 2014 No comments

John Travolta had his breakout role in the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” which leads TV shows on DVD this…

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‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ TV series makes its DVD debut this week

Theaters big hits with movie-theme parties

August 29th, 2014 No comments

PITTSBURGH (AP) – For a long time, movie theaters got by with just showing movies. But there's a lot of competition these days and lots of new ways to watch movies, from Netflix to Redbox to Blu-ray. The big multiplex chains responded with bigger and bigger screens, …

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DVD, book examine history of W.Va. covered bridges

August 24th, 2014 No comments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Terry Lively, the president of Vandalia Productions LLC, wants people to understand the importance of covered bridges in the state. They are not only a beautiful example of architecture, but they are a reminder of West Virginia's past – and only 17 covered bridges …

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Movies playing this week: 'Rurouni Kenshin,' 'Planes' and more

August 20th, 2014 No comments

MANILA, Philippines – A warrior faces a dilemma whether to fight again and a plane becomes a firefighter. Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and Planes: Fire and Rescue lead the line up of movies hitting in cinemas. Rurouni Kenshin : Kyoto Inferno Himura Kenshin (Takeru Satoh) finally finds …

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The Marx Brothers’ TV appearances are now on DVD

August 15th, 2014 No comments

After their film careers dried up, the Marx Brothers — Groucho, Chico and Harpo — turned to television, and a new…

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Another set of ‘Perry Mason’ TV movies is on DVD this week

August 9th, 2014 No comments

“Perry Mason” fans will be happy to see six more TV movies released on DVD this week, all starring Raymond Burr.

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Cicely Tyson stars in ‘Trip to Bountiful,’ now on DVD

August 7th, 2014 No comments

Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-winning Broadway role for the Lifetime cable movie ‘The Trip to Bountiful,” now on…

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The 3rd season of ‘Sugarfoot’ leads TV shows on DVD this week

July 4th, 2014 No comments

“Sugarfoot’s” third season leads TV shows on DVD this week, which include “Anna Karenina” and “Lovejoy.”

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Zadzooks: RoboCop review (Blu-ray)

June 22nd, 2014 No comments

A famed cyborg police officer returned to movie theaters earlier this year to eradicate crime in the Motor City. His adventure, “RoboCop” (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Rated PG-13, $39.99), arrives in the Blu-ray format to once again remind viewers that Hollywood does not need to remake every film in …

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50 years ago, the majority of movies were made for adults

June 14th, 2014 No comments

Movies today are dominated by comic book heroes and fantasies, but 50 years ago films were more often made for adults.

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50 years ago, the majority of movies were made for adults