New Arrivals - DVDs
Examines economics professor and Clinton Administration cabinet member Robert Reich's crusade to expose the problem of income inequality in the United States.
Firefighter lieutenant Dan Farrell is a widower and single dad who isn't looking for love. But a few weeks before Valentine's Day, his team responds to a fire at a local florist and he can't help but notice the pretty owner, Kate. But her ex, Gavin, has returned to win her back with a marriage proposal. Will Dan suit up to fight for love, or let the flame with Kate burn out?
A portrayal of a dramatic and turbulent time in English history as told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, they scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne.
Throughout Richard Nixon's presidency, three of his top White House aides obsessively documented their experiences with Super 8 home movie cameras. Young, idealistic and dedicated, they had no idea that a few years later they'd all be in prison.
The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love. The hallucinatory result is a cinematic fever dream, a journey into the imaginations of mass murderers and the banal regime of corruption and impunity they inhabit.
In 2009, Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong's comeback to cycling and his attemp to win his eight Tour de France. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong's confession.
Tells the story of how an unlikely idea became the most acclaimed and popular series on British television and around the world. Features clips and interviews with leading ladies, villains, and the cast and crew of Inspector Morse.
In this follow-up to his Oscar-nominated film Gasland, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide).
In these two films, Michael Apted turns his interviewer's lens to explore the human advances in the arts and the sciences with a slightly humorous approach. How do artists create? How do scientists hope to affect the world?
In August of 2008, eighteen mountain climbers reached the top of K2, the second-highest mountain in the world. Forty-eight hours later, eleven people were dead, making it the deadliest day in modern mountain climbing history. While memorials paid tribute to those killed, there were also condemnations about why. Why do these athletes risk everything to reach a place humans are simply not meant to go? Why do they put their lives and the lives of others on the line in order to satisfy some indefinable need?
A behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the last series of Inspector Morse in Oxford, England. Includes interviews with key cast and crew members, including John Thaw and Kevin Whately, as well as composer, Barrington Pheloung, executive producer, Ted Childs, and Morse creator and author, Colin Dexter.
An in-depth look at the high-stakes world of drug dealing and drug enforcement, featuring interviews with top-ranking government officials and such celebrities as Woody Harrelson, Susan Sarandon, The Wire creator David Simon, and rappers Eminem, 50 Cent, and Rick Ross.
Superstorm Sandy cut a path of devastation across the Caribbean and the east coast of the United States, killing hundreds and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. One year after Sandy's deadly strike, NOVA investigates the critical questions raised by this historic storm.
The dangerous and sexy world of the undead where vampires clash with mortals, and each other, in modern-day San Francisco. Five clans of urban vampires are known as the Kindred, and in their terrifying embrace, one becomes forever young, beautiful, and doomed. From the savagery in the beginning to the chilling climatic finale, draws viewers into a mysterious realm of corruption, turf wars, forbidden liaisons, and inhuman hunger in a spellbinding saga of erotic danger and otherworldly suspense.
A seemingly random group of people find themselves in a state of confusion as they attempt to return home. What they don't know is that they have been dead for several years, and no one is expecting them back. Buried secrets emerge as they grapple with reality, struggling to reintegrate with their friends and families. But they aren't the only ones back from the dead. Their arrival coincides with a series of gruesome murders that resembles the work of a serial killer from the past.
Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.
Frontline reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise in hospitals, communities, and across the globe of untreatable infections. Fueled by decades of antibiotic overuse, the crisis has deepened as major drug companies have abandoned the development of new antibiotics. Without swift action, the miracle age of antibiotics could be coming to an end.
As global Cold War tensions mount and organized crime escalates in the U.S., a young, ambitious man from a wealthy family rises to become the leader of the free world. At the same time, a former dedicated Marine grows disillusioned with America. When their paths ultimately cross, the course of U.S. history will forever change.
Gay American writer Robert Drake is on the road to recovery, but this is a journey with a difference. Over ten years have passed since a violent and bloody attack by two young men in Sligo, Ireland one dark night left him brain damaged and unable to walk. It also stopped a writing career just as it was about to take off. From his home in Philadelphia we follow Robert as he takes a trip back to Ireland to confront the memories of what happened and lay the past to rest.