Sing is a fun, family-friendly animated musical comedy film. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, and Mel Gibson.
Film Synopsis: Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Five contestants emerge: a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla and a punk-rock porcupine.
Hacksaw Ridge, the 2017 Academy Award winner for Best Achievement in Film Editing and Best Achievement in Sound Mixing, tells the harrowing tale of Desmond T. Doss and his experience surrounding World War II . The film stars the talented actor Andrew Garfield and was directed by Mel Gibson.
Film Synopsis: The extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond T. Doss who saved 75 men in Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, without firing a single shot. Believing that the war was just but killing was nevertheless wrong, he was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon. As an army medic Doss single-handedly evacuated the wounded near enemy lines – braving enemy fire and putting his own life on the line. He was the first conscientious objector to ever win the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Hacksaw Ridge is Rated R for intense, prolonged and realistically graphic sequences of war violence, including grisly body images.
C Spire Home Services is pleased to announce the availability of Arrival (2016) on demand starting February 14, 2017. The sci-fi film stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker and has been nominated for eight Academy Awards. Arrival also scored an amazing 94% on the Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer.
Film Synopsis: When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team–lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams)–are brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers–and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.
This movie is rated PG-13 for brief strong language.
Acclaimed actor Emily Blunt stars in this big-screen adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ haunting New York Times Bestseller and USA Today Book of the Year, The Girl on the Train.
Film Synopsis: Commuter Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) catches daily glimpses of a seemingly perfect couple, Scott and Megan, from the window of her train. One day, Watson witnesses something shocking unfold in the backyard of the strangers’ home. Rachel tells the authorities what she thinks she saw after learning that Megan is now missing and feared dead. Unable to trust her own memory, the troubled woman begins her own investigation, while police suspect that Rachel may have crossed a dangerous line.
This film is rated R for violence, sexual content, language and nudity. This movie is not for children.
Just in time for tax season, perennial hollywood heartthrob Ben Affleck, comes to C Spire Fiber On Demand in The Accountant.
Film Synopsis: Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department’s Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King (J.K. Simmons), starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk (Anna Kendrick) has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise.
This film is Rated R for strong violence and language throughout the movie.
No matter if you called it Middle School or Junior High, most can agree that those few years represent some of the most awkward and stressful times of growing up. And in Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, you get to relive some of those hormone filled days and have a good laugh in the process.
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Sully, directed by Clint Eastwood, is available starting today on C Spire Fiber TV On Demand.
Tom Hanks stars in this heroic telling of US Airlines pilot Chelsey (Sully) Sullenberger who on January 15, 2009 struck an errant flock of Canada Geese. These avian intruders from the great white north rendered Sully’s plane lifeless and it took all of Sully’s pilot mojo to gracefully glide the jet onto the frigid surface of the Hudson river, saving 155 terrified human souls in the process.
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Based on Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, Ben-Hur (2016) reconstructs the 1959 Hollywood classic using modern film technology to deliver one of this year’s top historical action dramas. If you love Roman era action, then Ben-Hur is a film for you!
The original Ben-Hur won 11 Academy Awards and starred Charlton Heston in the title role. It’s most revered scene by movie aficionados involves an amazing chariot race, a common form of entertainment in ancient Rome.
Ben Hur Synopsis: Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) loses everything after his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), now an officer in the Roman army, returns to Jerusalem and accuses the young prince of treason. Stripped of his title and separated from his wife (Nazanin Boniadi) and family, Ben-Hur must endure years of slavery on a galley at sea. When fate brings the estranged brothers to an epic and deadly chariot race, Ben-Hur finally gets the chance to exact vengeance on the man who destroyed his life.
This film is rated PG-13 for for sequences of violence and disturbing images. Parents should use caution in allowing children and tweens to watch this classic film remake.
Jason Bourne (2016) is available starting today On Demand.
We all have moments of temporary forgetfulness. Often it’ll happen in front of the fridge or, embarrassingly, in the middle of a conversation. But no matter your experience, it’s likely nothing compared to Jason Bourne, the CIA trained assassin suffering from extreme memory loss.
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Hell or High Water is new to C Spire Video on Demand this week. And it’s a film that’s already stirring up some Oscar buzz for its actors’ performances, story and impressive cinematography. Starring brothers Chris Pine and Ben Foster, the film follows the two on a Robin Hoodian journey of morally justified bank robberies. Standing in opposition to these two is none other than Jeff Bridges, who plays a Texas Ranger more deftly than that guy who played Walker back in 1993.
Set amongst the West Texas scrub, Hell or High Water is brings to mind the works of Cormac McCarthy to mind for the film’s rich portrayal of a hardscrabble characters attempting to squeak out a dry, dusty existence in a landscape ever harsh and foreboding. This film is reminiscent of others neo-westerns like In the Valley of Elah, Sicario, No Country for Old Men, and Traffic.
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Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas is in full swing. And this weekend delivers a wonderful present in the form of an all new new movie entitled My Christmas Dream which premiers this Saturday at 7:00pm Central on channel 112.
Film Synopsis: Christina, the manager of McDougal’s flagship department store, is determined to land the manager position for their new Paris location.She sets out to impress Victoria, the store’s owner, by creating the best holiday display in McDougal’s history. Fresh out of inspiration despite assuring Victoria otherwise, Christina turns to a recently-fired store employee who also happens to be a talented artist and single dad to his young son. Stars Danica McKellar, Deidre Hall and David Haydn-Jones.
In 1959 Walt Disney unleashed The Shaggy Dog on America and the Human-Animal ‘Body Swap‘ trope was born. The formula calls for one or more characters to swap bodies with an animal. And when you have a well known actor swap bodies with a pet, you can be guaranteed two things.
- A film which can be marketed to both kids and adults ensuring as wide a possible audience as possible.
- Laughs like you’ve never seen before.
Nine Lives puts these theories to the test with gritty and determined performances by two Oscar winners, Kevin Spacey and Christopher Walken. Mix in the miracle of modern CGI you’ll probaby find yourself slipping into a dream-state where you honestly believe Kevin Spacey is a cat. Seriously!
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Greetings intrepid, interstellar adventurers. The gang’s all here and they’re ready to take you into the deepest reaches of space on a cinematic thrill ride called Star Trek Beyond. Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Uhura, Sulu and Chekov are in their seats and good ‘ole Scotty has the Enterprise all gassed up and ready to go. So join us on a VOD adventure that takes you beyond your everyday space movie into the realm of space-epic.
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20 years after the original Independence Day film, Hollywood gives us another delicious taste of summer-action-blockbuster on a stick. Independence Day: Resurgence is available now for rental on C Spire Fiber TV On Demand.
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The pantheon of U.S. TV & Film is filled with crime fighting duos. This includes such standouts as Turner & Hooch, Cagney & Lacey, Murtaugh & Riggs, Tango & Cash, Cates & Hammond, and the greatest crime duo ever to grace the earth, Crockett & Tubbs of Miami Vice fame.
But these stalwarts of the buddy-cop style now have some competition and it comes from arguably two of 2016’s most popular entertainers: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Kevin Hart. The Rock and Hart play Bob Stone and Calvin Joyner, respectively. And in Central Intelligence, Stone & Joyner team up to help break up an international espionage ring focused on compromising the U.S.’s top secret satellite system.
Film Synopsis: Bullied as a teen for being overweight, Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) shows up to his high school reunion looking fit and muscular. While there, he finds Calvin Joyner (Kevin Hart), a fast-talking accountant who misses his glory days as a popular athlete. Stone is now a lethal CIA agent who needs Calvin’s number skills to help him save the compromised U.S. spy satellite system. Together, the former classmates encounter shootouts, espionage and double-crosses while trying to prevent worldwide chaos.
Central Intelligence is rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive humor, some nudity, action violence and brief strong language.