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On this week’s edition of THAT MOVIE SHOW, find out what Dale and Blake think about these newly released films; 

SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

Running Time:  86 min  Rating: M

Director: Malik Bendjelloul  Stars: Documentary with Rodriguez, Steve Segerman, Craig Bartholomew, Clarence Avant, Malik Bendjelloul, Dennis Coffey, Eva Rodriguez, Regan Rodriguez

Documentary about Sixto Rodriguez, whose two albums in the 70s made little impact in America, but he became a superstar in South Africa at the height of Apartheid

I WISH

Running Time:  128 min  Rating: G

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda  Stars: Koki Maeda, Ohshirô Maeda, Ryôga Hayashi, Cara Uchida, Kanna Hashimoto

12-year-old Japanese boy, who has been separated from his brother due to his parents' divorce, believes that the new bullet train service will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed

MENTAL 

Running Time:  111 min Rating: MA

Director: P. J. Hogan  Stars: Toni Collette, Liev Schreiber, Anthony LaPaglia, Caroline Goodall, Kerry Fox, Rebecca Gibney, Deborah Mailman, Bethany Whitmore, Sam Clark, Lily Sullivan, Nicole Freeman, Rob Carlton

Charismatic, crazy hothead Toni Collette transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls

TAKEN 2

Running Time:  92 min Rating: M

Director: Olivier Megaton  Stars: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Rade Serbedzija, Luke Grimes, Leland Orser, Lueneil

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Liam Neeson and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter

.. and these titles releases this week for home entertainment

GET THE GRINGO – Mel Gibson, Kevin Hernandez, Daniel Giménez

A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy

 

THAT’S MY BOY – Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Vanilla Ice, Leighton Meester, James Caan

While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding

 

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