What’s New – Movies
The cassette tape, as we know it, was originally released in 1968. It was the perfect combination of versatility, high quality & small size. A whole new generation of portable pocket-sized audio & video gadgets had cropped up to take its place, such as CD players, mp3 players and blue tooth devices. The sales of pre-recorded cassette tapes dropped off significantly in the early 1990s, but surprisingly as of recently, cassette tapes sales have been making a comeback. This is the story of the compact audio cassette tape, it’s past, present and remarkable future.
It should have been a wonderful evening. Stephan and Elisabeth have invited their family and friends over for dinner, but as soon as Thomas announces that he and his pregnant girlfriend Anna are planning to name their unborn son Adolf, things get out of hand. As the evening escalates, secrets are revealed and truths are dragged to light in a clash of egos, wounded prides and hidden passions, served up for all to enjoy. A breakout hit at the German box office, award-winning director Sonke Wortmann (The Miracle of Bern) has crafted a hilarious social satire lathered in witty dialogue and perfect timing, where German guilt and angst over the Nazi past meets a family dinner gone awry.
In the continuing adventures of the G.I. Joe team, Duke (Channing Tatum), second-in-command Roadblock (Dwayne Johnson), and the rest of the Joes (D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee) face a two-fold threat. Not only is their mortal enemy COBRA rearing its ugly head again, but there is also a threat from within the U.S. government: There might be an impostor in the White House. Meanwhile, Snake Eyes (Ray Park) is on a search for inner peace but learns that his nemesis, Storm Shadow, is still alive.
Every family has its traditions, but for the Roys, they include lying, backstabbing and all sorts of other chicanery. Beginning where the first season dramatically left off, Season 2 follows the Roys—media tycoon Logan (Brian Cox) and his four grown children—as they struggle to retain control of their empire amidst internal and external threats. As Kendall (Jeremy Strong) deals with fallout from his hostile takeover attempt and guilt from his involvement in a fatal accident, Shiv (Sarah Snook) stands poised to make her way into the upper-echelons of the company, while Roman (Kieran Culkin) reacquaints himself with the business by starting at the bottom, and Connor (Alan Ruck) launches an unlikely bid for president.
Poor Australian teenager Ned Kelly finds himself stuck in indentured service to a bushranger, Harry Power, after his mother can’t take care of him any longer. The outlaw tells young Ned that his mother, an Irish widow of a convict and selector with eight children, doesn’t want him and that he’s to do whatever Power asks of him. A life of crime soon follows. As Ned grows up, he realizes that he wants to be an even greater bushranger than Power. During the 1870’s, Ned forms his own gang and recounts in a memoir his life as a notorious, wanted outlaw.
Brock Blennerhasset makes a living out of photographing the dead in Victorian Ireland. When a series of murders threatens to sully Blennerhasset’s reputation, a tenacious detective drags him into an investigation of Dublin’s criminal underbelly. Set within the fascinating historical period of postmortem portraiture, this darkly comic series blends murder mystery with delightfully macabre humor.
As a young Soviet student in 1978, Ieva could not have predicted that a holiday visit to her father, Imants Lesinskis, would irreversibly split her life in two. Entangled in a dark spy game, Ieva is forced to leave her former life behind. Pulling back the curtain on the shady behind-the-scenes world of the Cold War, Ieva sets out on a journey to the past, confronting family secrets, lies and betrayal.
Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross) , a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie (Dakota Johnson) is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who’s stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s manager (Ice Cube) presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.