Bring the Colorful Thrills to Family Movie Night With Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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With great power comes great responsibility – and in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, plenty of adventure and great friends too. The animated film based on the infamous comic books has been raved about by critics and audiences alike as one of the best and most original superhero films of all time. So whether you are a Spiderman fanatic, or just looking for a great story – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has something for the whole family to enjoy on your next movie night.

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse follows Miles, a teen from Brooklyn who’s struggling to adjust to a new school and everything else that comes with growing up. But when he gets bitten by a radioactive spider, he gets himself in some pretty sticky situations. He has to learn to control his brand new bizarre powers, and on top of that save his city from evil villains too. Along his adventures he meets other spider-people from different dimensions, and with their help he navigates all the challenges (and awesomeness) that come with wearing the mask.

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Superhero Action With a Unique Artistic Style

One of the most interesting elements of the film for everyone is its unique animation. Comic book lovers in the family are sure to appreciate the movie’s unique ability to make you feel like you are inside a comic book thanks to its style. Younger members of the family will also be captivated by all of the bright pops of contrasting color. It’s not difficult to immerse yourself in the film from the very first scene through to the very end. Combine that with plenty of action-packed scenes and adventure, and you have a winner that will hit the marks for everyone at home. But we can’t ignore all the important lessons that come with this iteration Spider-man as well.

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Get By With a Little Help From Your Spider-Friends

This Spider-man film isn’t all just about bright colors and action. There are also some great lessons in the film about the importance of perseverance and friendship. Having spidey powers certainly isn’t easy, and there are several moments where Miles doubts himself. Can he handle all of the newfound responsibility? To help him get through it, Miles turns to his mentors and new spider-friends. Thanks to their willingness to guide him, he finds the strength to move beyond self-doubt and find the courage to save those who need him. And when Miles sees what he’s capable of, he gains the confidence that was there all along, reminding us that there is a little bit of Spider-man inside all of us.

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So grab the popcorn, settle in and find your inner Spider-man on your next family movie night with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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Expand Your DC Universe With These All-Time Favorite Animated Films


DC has a world class reputation for putting out some seriously awesome animated films. Whether you’re a fan of Superman, Batman, Teen Titans or any DC hero in between, there’s an action-packed animated film for you. So grab the popcorn and get ready for the exciting DC Fandome event on 8/22 with these fantastic animated flicks.

Superman: Man of Tomorrow

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Superman: Man of Tomorrow is the latest addition to DC’s animated films, and it’s available to pre-order now before its release on 8/23. In this flick, the fledgling hero fights bloody battles against Lobo and Parasite to save the world, and his life.  

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

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Loyalty faces the ultimate test in the name of justice in Teen Titans: The Judas Contract. This film follows Teen Titans Beast Boy, Raven, Blue Beetle, Robin and Nightwing in the epic battle against evil in this action-packed adventure.

Superman: Red Son

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The Cold War seriously heats up in Superman: Red Son. This Elseworld tale tells the story of what happens in an alternate reality where Superman is raised in the Soviet Union.

Batman: Hush

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Dark secrets come to the surface and new enemies revealed in Batman: Hush. See the lengths Batman must go to stop a mysterious villain willing to do anything to destroy him in this action-packed mystery.  

Batman: Ninja

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Experience the re-imagining of Batman in a new anime style in Batman: Ninja. Watch him, his Bat-family, and a whole cast of villains get transported from Gotham City to medieval Japan to face off in their most epic battle yet.

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

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Travel to an alternate reality where nothing is as it seems in Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. Watch The Flash go through it all as he teams up with alternate versions of his fellow heroes to restore a war-torn Earth before time runs out.

Teen Titans: Go! To the Movies

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Join the Teen Titans on a fun-filled adventure to Tinsel Town in the family-friendly Teen Titans: Go! To the Movies. Our favorite young superheroes aim for Hollywood fame when an evil villain suddenly sidetracks them from their path to stardom.

Free for Friday Aug 21

Introducing Peacock on Vudu

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The perfect start to your weekend is here. You can now watch the first episodes of these Peacock originals, NBC shows and classics – all completely free on Vudu. From comedy, to drama and crime, there’s a show for everyone to enjoy.

The Capture

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Nothing is quite what it seems in The Capture. This thriller series centers on a detective who takes on the case of a British ex-soldier who’s charged with a serious crime in Afghanistan, leading her to go down the rabbit hole of an intricate conspiracy.

Brave New World

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Aldous Huxley’s classic novel is brought to life in Brave New World. The series centers on a utopian society where privacy, monogamy, money, family and history are all tightly controlled in the name of peace. But it isn’t long before members of the collective begin to question the fabric of authority that keeps them all from freedom in this sci-fi drama.

Five Bedrooms

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Worlds collide in Five Bedrooms. The drama series centers on a group of very different people who meet at a wedding after being sat at the singles table. All is going well until the drinks and wild ideas start flowing, making them decide that the solution to all their problems is buying a house together. What could possibly go wrong?


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Get ready for a dynamic duo like no other. Hitmen centers on the lives of two best friends who work together – only their work involves killing people for hire. See all of the shenanigans they get into in this fun crime comedy.


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Take crime fighting to the digital sphere in Intelligence. This British show follows an unlikely dynamic duo comprised of an NSA agent and a computer analyst who have to work together to solve UK cyber crime. See how these very different characters handle the job (and each other) in this fun comedy.

Murder She Wrote

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Delve into the mystery in Murder She Wrote. Follow the infamous writer and former English teacher played by the talented Angela Lansbury as she travels around and solves murder mysteries of all kinds in this classic show.

Battlestar Galactica

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The fight to save humanity has started. Battlestar Galactica centers on a ragtag crew of refugees who is out looking for planet Earth after the second war against the Cyclons destroyed the twelve colonies. Go on an intergalactic journey full of danger, betrayal, and everything in between in this critically acclaimed re-imagination of the sci-fi classic.

30 Rock

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Bring the laughs with your favorite crew in 30 Rock! Follow the ups and downs of comedy show writer Liz Lemon as she deals with an arrogant boss, a ridiculous new star, and tons of other shenanigans that come with making TV magic in this Emmy-award-winning series.


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Find the clues and solve the case in Psych. This comedy series centers on a guy who’s made everyone around him believe he’s got psychic powers – when in reality he’s just a lot more observant than anyone else. Watch him and his best friend tackle all kinds of complex cases in the lighthearted crime series.


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Is there anything better than family? Parenthood is a comedy-drama that takes a look at the intricacies of being a parent within three generations of a family – from facing tragedies to celebrating milestones, they go through it all together.

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