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The concept of a reboot or spinoff is one typically associated with studio efforts to capitalize on existing intellectual property and cheapest prices on viagra built-in audiences.  The ROCKY franchise is one, however, which defied expectations from the beginning.   Producers Irwin Winkler and Henry Chartoff nearly bankrupted themselves, putting personal assets up as collateral, to see that the original […]

The week’s DVDs begin with ants:

DVDs and streaming for Dec. 1 by Boo Allen   This week, we begin with ants:   Ant-Man (***) Ageless funnyman Paul Rudd stars as the title super-hero in this mostly light-hearted feature based on yet another Marvel Comics character. Rudd plays Scott Lang, a well meaning yet small time burglar who, through circumstances, falls […]