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Chris Hicks
Chris Hicks writes a weekly entertainment column for the Deseret News. He is the paper's former film critic. Email: hicks@desnews.com

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Four vintage movies are roasted by “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” and five other titles make their DVD/Blu-ray debuts.
Lots of classic films will play in a variety of theatrical venues throughout April, including the 50th anniversary presentation of “The Sound of Music.”
Recent hit movies — “Into the Woods,” “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” and “Unbroken” — lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week.
Norman Lear’s topical sitcom “Maude,” a popular TV series during the 1970s, comes to DVD this week.
Humphrey Bogart’s final film as a gangster as well as a pair of Fredric March oldies lead these newly released vintage titles, some on DVD for the first time.
During the Golden Age of movies, a character actor could become typecast as older than his own age. That’s less common today, but some are still called upon to play parents to other actors without much of...
Those hilarious “Penguins of Madagascar” land on DVD and Blu-ray this week, along two other animated features, a remake of the musical “Annie” and a mixed bag of other new films.
The entire “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” series and the final season of “Quincy, M.E.” have come to DVD this week.
Early trailers for “Kingsman: The Secret Service” and “Chappie” were labeled “appropriate” by the rating board, but the films are far from appropriate for the youngsters who ...
The Venezuelan-Spanish co-production “The Liberator” is an epic historical film on video this week.