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Movie review written by Jon Patch with 2.5 out of 4 paws

Fighting with My Family

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Channel 4 Television Corporation and Film4 present a PG-13, 108 minute, Biography, Comedy, Drama film directed and written by Stephen Merchant with a theatre release date of February 14, 2019.

Movie review written by Jon Patch with 3.5 out of 4 paws

On the Basis of Sex

Focus Features, Amblin Partners, Participant Media and Robert Cort Productions present a PG-13, 120 minute, Biography, Drama film directed by Mimi Leder and written by Daniel Stiepleman with a theatre release date of January 4, 2019.

Review written by Jon Patch with 2 out of 4 paws

White Boy Rick

Columbia Pictures, Studio 8, LBI Productions and Protozoa Pictures present an R rated, 110 minute, Crime, Drama film based on a true story and directed by Yann Demange, written by Andy Weiss and Logan Miller with a theatre release date of September 14, 2018.

Review written by Jon Patch with 2.5 out of 4 paws

The Miracle Season

Mirror, LD Entertainment and Apex Entertainment present a PG, Biography, Sport, Drama, directed by Sean McNamara, screenplay by David Aaron Cohen and Elissa Matsueda with a theatre release date of April 6, 2018.

Review written by Jon Patch with 2 out of 4 paws

The 15:17 to Paris

Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and Malpaso Productions present a 94 minute, PG-13, Drama, History, Thriller, directed by Clint Eastwood, screenplay by Dorothy Blyskal and based on the book by Anthony Sadler with a theatre release date of February 9, 2018.

Review written by Jon Patch with 3.5 out of 4 paws

12 Strong

Warner Bros. Pictures, Alcon Entertainment, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Black Label Media presents a 130 minute, R rated, Action, Drama, History film directed by Nicolai Fuglsig, written by Ted Tally and Peter Craig with a theatre release date of January 19, 2018.

KATE MARA STARS IN THE INSPIRATIONAL FILM BASED ON A TRUE STORY
 
MEGAN LEAVEY
 
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL HD AUGUST 22, 2017
AND ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
 
Universal City, California, July 13, 2017 - Follow the devotion and partnership in the remarkable film, Megan Leavey, coming to Digital HD on August 22, 2017 and on Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on September 5, 2017, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Kate Mara ("House of Cards," The Martian) shines in her role as a military officer, beautifully capturing the unbreakable bond between two soldiers and their fight for survival. The film also includes outstanding performances from Common (Selma, John Wick: Chapter 2), Tom Felton (Harry Potter franchise, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Edie Falco ("The Sopranos," "Nurse Jackie") and Bradley Whitford (Get Out, "The West Wing"). Megan Leavey on Blu-rayTM and DVD and Digital delivers a powerful and moving portrayal of the powerful bond between human and dog.
 
Megan Leavey is based on the life of a young Marine Corporal (Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.
 
BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND DIGITAL HD BONUS FEATURES:
  • Never Give Up: An inside look at how Megan Leavey learned to trust Rex.  
 
FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Kate Mara, Ramón Rodríguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Will Patton, Sam Keeley, Common, Edie Falco
Directed By: Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Written By: Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, Tim Lovestedt
Produced By: Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon, Jennifer Monroe
Executive Produced By: Robert Huberman, Scott Holroyd, Josè Luis Escolar, Nicole Stojkovich
Director of Photography: Lorenzo Senatore
Production Designer: Ed Verreaux
Edited By: Peter McNulty
Music By: Mark Isham
Music Supervised By: Julianne Jordan
Costumes By:  David Tabbert
Casting By: Kerry Barden, Paul Schnee
 

Review written by Jon Patch with 2.5 out of 4 paws

Megan Leavey

Bleecker Street Media, Calle Cruzada and LD Entertainment present a PG-13, 116 minute, based on a true story, Biography, Drama, War film directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, written by Pamela Gray and Annie Mumolo with a theater release date of June 9, 2017.

Review written by Jon Patch with 1.5 out 4 paws

Bleed For This

Open Road Films, Verdi Productions, Magna Entertainment, Bruce Cohen Productions, Sikelia Productions and Younger Than You present a based on a true story, R rated, 116 minute, Biography, Sport, Drama, directed by Ben Younger, written by Pippa Bianco and Angelo Pizzo with a theater release date of November 18, 2016.

Review written by Jon Patch with 3 out of 4 paws

The Birth of a Nation

Fox Searchlight Pictures, Argent Pictures, Bron Studios and Creative Wealth Media Finance present a based on a true story, 120 minute, R rated, Biography, Drama, directed and written by Nate Parker, story by Jean McGianni Celestin with a theater release date of October 7, 2016.

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