Friendship can be found in the most unlikely of places.
Witness The Adventures of A.R.I: My Robot Friend, arriving on DVD, Digital and On Demand March 10 from Lionsgate. This out of this world family adventure received the Dove Seal of Approval for All Ages and “provides the rare lesson of compassion being transferred to others through action”.
In this funny, thrilling family adventure, a boy named Noah finds a broken A.R.I.-9 robot at his dad’s tech job. After he accidentally reboots “Ari,” the smart, playful robot comes to life. Then, when Noah brings Ari to school to show his friend Bethany, they are amazed to learn he can turn invisible—and even fly! But Ari’s angry creators want to steal his circuitry for a new droid. When they send a signal that puts the robot into battle mode, will Noah’s new best friend become his most dangerous enemy?
We gotta admit we love Jon Lovitz. Even his name is funny . . . don’t you think? Lovitz has lent his distinct voice to a most adorable flick, Agent Toby Barks.
Is America’s greatest super-spy living in your backyard? Bret and Kate don’t think so—until they learn that their beloved pet dog Toby (voiced by Lovitz) is a secret agent working for the U.S. government!
In this hilarious, thrilling family adventure starring that super man Dean Cain, two teen kids must join forces with their talking, fighting, computer-hacking pooch to rescue their beloved Auntie B—who’s also a spy—from a mad villain who wants to use B’s crazy inventions to rule the world.
Husband. Father. Agent. Killing Machine. And action movie wonder. Don’t miss Dolph Lundgren in the intense action thriller Hard Night Falling (Lionsgate), now wowing audiences on DVD, Digital and On Demand.
Lundgren stars as a highly trained foreign operative fighting a criminal mastermind to save not only hostages, but his imperiled family as well. This is a must-have for every Lundgren fan.
More on this intense action thriller. After years fighting crime at Interpol, agent Michael Anderson (Lundgren) takes the night off to reconnect with his estranged wife and teen daughter at an Italian villa. But their peaceful night is shattered as mastermind Goro and his mercenaries invade the property, hoping to find a lost cache of gold. With his family in danger, Anderson summons his team of crack operatives to help turn the tide and wipe Goro off the map.
We’ve heard about mothers being given the “wrong” baby from the hospital, but such accidents are never fun. Or funnier than the misadventures in The Big Trip.
A goofy stork mistakenly delivers a baby panda to the wrong door in the heartwarming animal adventure, arriving on DVD, Digital, and On Demand January 14 from Lionsgate. From Vasiliy Rovenskiy and Billy Frolick, the writers of Madagascar and winner of the Dove Seal of Approval for all ages, The Big Trip features the voice talents of Pauly Shore and Drake Bell.
The flick is funny as a gang of misfit animals are bent on a quest to return a panda cub to its family.
The bonus track is also fun: “Giving the Characters a Voice: At the Recording Studio with Drake Bell and Pauly Shore”.
Talk about intense. The Courier unfolds in real time as two embattled souls fight for their lives. Oscar winner Gary Oldman stars as a vicious crime boss out to kill Nick, the lone witness set to testify against him. He hires a mysterious female motorcycle courier (deliciously portrayed by Olga Kurylenko) to unknowingly deliver a poison-gas bomb to slay Nick. But after she rescues Nick from certain death, the duo must confront the sadistic crime boss’ ruthless henchmen in order to survive the night.
Lionsgate releases the film on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD and Digital January 21. Want a ahead start? The Courier is currently available On Demand. That face you know you know: Dermot Mulroney who plays as Special Agent Roberts.
Things have been swimming by so quickly we sometimes blink too often. And we miss really good flicks. Witness: Bernie the Dolphin 2, a heartwarming adventure for the whole family that has been released by Lionsgate. Starring Kevin Sorbo and Patrick Muldoon, the film is approved by the Dove Foundation for all ages.
So what’s the fuss? Kevin and Holly are thrilled that their dolphin friend Bernie has come back to the harbor. But so has their old enemy Winston (portrayed by Hercules he-man Sorbo), who’s just gotten out of prison. As the kids have fun with playful dolphin Rascal and sassy parrot Mango, Winston is forced by his old partner to help kidnap the talented Bernie.
Can Kevin and Holly uncover the scheme and save their splashy friend before it’s too late? This charming family comedy also stars Patrick Muldoon.
Readers know one simple fact about scary movies: We love them. And we are often scared . . . Big Time. And we try not to reveal too much of the plot, just how many bloody moments will get you, who the next victim will be.
So with Clown Fear, we share only this: A runaway bride and her bridesmaids are stranded in a forgotten desert town run by sadistic, bloodthirsty clowns. The fright fest arrives on DVD, Digital and On Demand February 18 from Lionsgate.
As long as Adolph Frump is misdirecting the country, there is hell on the border. So we will wait until November and look at a different kind of Hell on the Border. Based on the incredible true story, the film arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD and Digital on February 11 from Lionsgate. This film is currently available On Demand.
This epic, action-packed Western tells the incredible true story of Bass Reeves (played by David Gyasi), the first black Marshal in the Wild West. Having escaped from slavery after the Civil War, he arrives in Arkansas seeking a job with the law. To prove himself, he must hunt down a deadly outlaw (Frank Grillo) with the help of a grizzled journeyman (Ron Perlman). As he chases the criminal deeper into the Cherokee Nation, Reeves must dodge bullets and severe discrimination in hopes of earning his star—and ends up cementing his place as a cowboy legend.
Fishing for some family fun?
Try Go Fish, a fun, heartwarming under-the-sea journey for the entire family, that arrives on DVD, Digital and On Demand November 19 from Lionsgate.
Winner of the Dove Seal of Approval for all ages and featuring the voice talents of iJustine, Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman, this delightful film about friendship, adventure and helping the environment “teaches kids how humble wisdom can make you” (The Dove Foundation). The will include a music video for “Go Fish (Side by Side)”–an original song performed by pop singer Kate Steinberg– and a digital comic book.
All his life, plucky parrotfish Alex has dreamed of being a superhero. He gets his chance when a mysterious flood of black goop erupts near his coral reef. As Alex and his pals—a sea horse, an eel and a blowfish—swim off to confront the menace and save their home, they face a sunken ship with hidden treasure, an abandoned airplane, angry sharks and an undersea volcano.
Halloween is a day away.
And a few screams as well.
Noomi Rapace, Yvonne Strahovski, and Luke Evans star in the tense psychological thriller Angel of Mine, which just landed on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD and Digital from Lionsgate. This film is currently available On Demand.
Directed by Kim Farrant and written for the screen by Luke Davies and David Regal, Rapace gives an “Oscar-worthy performance” (The Weekend Warrior) as a woman on the edge who believes the daughter of a neighbor, played by Strahovski, is actually her own. The Blu-ray and DVD includes a “making-of featurette” and cast/crew interviews.
OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS Noomi Rapace stars as Lizzie, a woman who, having suffered a tragic loss years earlier, is trying to rebuild her life when she suddenly becomes obsessed with a neighbor’s daughter, believing the girl to be her own child. As Lizzie’s shocking, threatening acts grow increasingly dangerous, they lead to an explosive confrontation with the girl’s angry, defensive mother (played by Strahovski).
Indeed, a treat full pf tricks.
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