New Arrivals - DVDs
In an era where the American Dream seems to have faded into a dark new dawn, filmmakers Dinesh D'Souza and John Sullivan ponder what may have become of the world if the U.S. had never come into being. By creating an alternate history in which British forces kill General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, the filmmakers lay the groundwork for a thought-provoking meditation on the crucial role of the United States on the world stage.
A fly changes some minds in this tale, first, by astounding the lad who captures him in a jar, then, thanks to some fancy flying, by convincing the lad's parents, the judges of the Amazing Pet Show, that he's more than just a nuisance. A pop-eyed, self-confident mite, Fly Guy's up to any challenge.
Mirabelle and her travelling family band are determined to make their next gig at Vegetable Square Garden. On their journey, a winter storm hits, and they get stuck at a run-down resort. Mr. Beet, the grumpy manager makes them sing and clean for their supper. Why is Mr. Beet such a beast? And can Mirabelle's kindness change him?
This documentary follows the USA Paralympic Sled Hockey team as they prepare for the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi.
"National Geographic joins veteran wildlife cameraman Andrew Manske and hard-nosed outdoorsman Brian Bildson as they venture into some of North America's most remote and inhospitable regions in an attempt to capture unprecedented and extraordinarily rare footage of wolves hunting bison. Leading their team to the vast grasslands of Canada's Northwest Territories, where raw survival is the only rule, the team suffers cracking ice roads, frigid temperatures, attacking mosquitoes, and isolation in hope of recording the spectacular: a pack of wolves stalking and taking down a massive wood bison"--From publisher description.
Profiles Abudul Sattar Edhi, founder of a home for runaway boys in Karachi, Pakistan, and focuses on the lives of the boys who stay at the home.
Picks up where Restrepo left off. Explains how war works, what it feels like and what it does to the young men who fight it. As one cheers when they kill an enemy fighter, another looks into the camera and asks if God will ever forgive them for all the killing. As one grieves the loss of his friend in combat, another explains why he missed the war after his deployment ended and he would go back in a heartbeat if he could.
After accidentally witnessing a horrible crime, six teens must work to piece together clues they find to solve the mystery of "who done it". They soon find out that there is a lot more than meets the eye as they discover hidden treasure and a secret society.
Renowned rock photographer Kevin Mazur has pulled together an impressive team for his first feature-length documentary about the changing face of celebrity and the many ways that the media has conveyed, defined, and even demeaned what it means to be famous today. Taking a historical ride through the early days of Hollywood and the rise of the paparazzi, it explores how fame has changed from the highly structured studio system to the current free-for-all press and paparazzi frenzy
Join the amazing journeys of young Indy as he crosses paths with Picasso, Freud, Edison and other larger-than-life luminaries on his travels around the world.
Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost... a documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island. But after the international press sensationalizes the exploits of the island's 'Adam and Eve,' others flock there, including a self-styled Swiss Family Robinson and a gun-toting Viennese baroness and her two lovers. Things would never be the same.
Jackie "Moms" Mabley was an African-American stand-up comic and showbiz pioneer who emerged from the Chitlin' Circuit of African-American Vaudeville to become a mainstream star on the stage and TV. Mabley pushed the boundaries of comedy by tackling topics such as gender, sex, and racism, making her one of the first taboo-pushing comedians on the comedy circuit. Once billed as "The Funniest Woman in the World", she performed up until her death in 1975.
The "Original" vampire family, including the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid, Klaus, return to the magical melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, a town Klaus helped build centuries ago. Acting on a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him, Klaus' questions lead him to his diabolical former protege, Marcel, a charismatic vampire with total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of the city.
Of the 40,000 thoroughbred horses born each year, only 20 make it into the Kentucky Derby. This film follows the stories of six trainers, their horses (including Barbaro) and their families as they pursue the ultimate goal, to have their horse stand at the gate for a shot at winning the Kentucky Derby.
Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home.
Nathan Miller is a recently divorced local news reporter looking forward to living the single life, until his parents derail his plans. His father Tom is inspired by Nathan's divorce to follow suit and leaves his wife of 43 years. Already in shock, his meddlesome mom Carol decides to move in with Nathan. Meanwhile, Nathan's absent-minded dad imposes upon Nathan's sister Debbie. Now, Nathan and his sister wonder just how long the aggravating adjustment period is going to last.
Mike Baxter, world voyager and one daredevil of a marketing director, is about to face his greatest challenge yet-- his family. After Mike's wife, Vanessa receives a promotion at work, Mike must spend more time in his female-dominated household. With years of advice and guidance from their nurturing mother, Mike's three daughters are not prepared for their old-fashioned, hotheaded father to take over.
B.B. King opens his heart and tells the story of how an oppressed and orphaned young man came to influence and earn the unmitigated praise of the music industry and it's following, to carry the title: "King the Blues."
After the battle of New York, the world has changed. It now knows not only about the Avengers, but also the powerful menaces that require the Avengers and others to face them.
Reagan was in the White House, the malls were filled with New Wave fashionistas, and the Goldbergs were living large in the '80s. Documenting his hilariously combative, yet loving family with a video camera nearly as big as he is, eleven-year-old geek Adam is witness to all kinds of insanity from his over-protective, over-the-top mom, quick-tempered dad, rebellious sister, high-strung brother, and super suave grandfather.
Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties, all with a sense of humor.
A four part series that explores the reproductive behaviors of the animal kingdom. Focusing on four species, elephant, dolphin, kangaroo and orangutan, the series takes an in-depth look at how these animals find, fight for, and woo the opposite sex. It also explores how they mate, give birth, and raise their young in extreme environments.
It's 1917, on the eve of the Russian Revolution, and a young doctor (Radcliffe) arrives in the middle of the night to lead an eerie, back-woods hospital. Fresh from med school, he is completely unprepared for the bizarre people and alarming medical maladies that face him, so, in an unexpected twist, he turns to his older self (Hamm) for advice. It's a fascinating, dark and original comedy with two of Hollywood's leading talents that surprises and entertains in a wholly unique way.
Rosemary and Guy start a new life in Paris, where a good deed leads to friendship with a rich and powerful couple who may be hiding a dark secret.
Discover the hidden secrets of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey.