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VID-NEWONDVD:FR 07-28

HOME

The combination of a feeble script, unnecessary music montages, unlikable characters and so-so animation leave “Home” a close encounter of the dull kind. E.T. would use his call to phone the theater to get his money back.

THE WATER DIVINER

1/2

Russell Crowe plays Connor, a father who four years after the bloody battle of Gallipoli travels to Turkey to find the remains of his three sons who were lost in battle. Not only does Crowe bring a sensitive performance to the film, but as the movie’s director he also manages to balance the horrors of war with the power of hope.

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000: XXXIII

The latest release based on the series about space travelers who love to talk about bad movies includes the three spoof-worthy “Daddy-O,” “Earth vs. the Spider,” “Teen-Age Crime Wave” and “Agent For H.A.R.M.”

Fresno Bee

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