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Holy Ghost People

Holy Ghost People examines two sisters whose bond is torn — but by what? After her sibling has been missing for more than a year, Charlotte (Emma Greenwell, TV's Shameless) intends to find out.
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No Holds Barred

RLJ Entertainment's new Blu-ray for No Holds Barred begins with what seems like dozens of trailers for movies starring pro wrestlers from the WWE talent pool. Each flick went direct to home video, but once upon a time — aka 1989 — one had to go to the multiplex to catch such a spectacle.
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Knights of Badassdom

In 2008, the third act of the guy comedy Role Models used LARPing — live-action role-playing, that is — as a backdrop for our protagonists' lessons learned. Today, Knights of Badassdom extends that half-hour into a full feature, to the point where viewers are left not smiling, but exhausted. 
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Switched on

Not everything on television has to appeal to mass audiences. In fact, with the further fractioning of viewership thanks to alternatives like Netflix and VOD, more series can afford to become more niche. Here are five examples of shows both past and present — and new to DVD and/or Blu-ray — that encompass some of the more outrageous ideas ever to go beyond boardroom discussion.
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Confession of Murder

Seventeen years after slaying 10 women and getting away with it, the charismatic serial killer Du-sok (Park Si-hoo) comes clean with a Confession of Murder, in this 2012 South Korean crime thriller. He does so by publishing a book that dishes all the grisly details.
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The Girl Who Played with Fire


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nding the central character, or the first hint of a too-sterile bookend to a fantastically flawed, immensely likable character.

Larsson's books are a hit entirely because of Salander, a character expertly carried by Rapace, and briefly by Tehilla Blad, who plays a young Salander, when all the pain began. She's troubled, but her mania comes from trauma that's unfortunately familiar to many around the world. Rapace perfectly embodies this hurt, and delivers it with stylish, calculating mania.

The Salander character is searching for an end to her suffering, which we know will never cease, no matter how high the bodies stack. "”Joe Wertz
 
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