New Arrivals - DVDs
A four-part documentary series which traces the private and professional life of Britain's greatest sailor, examining his triumphs and defeats, his hopes and disappointments, and the unlikely rise to social prominence of a man born into rural poverty. British author Vanessa Collingridge searches for the man behind the legend as she traces his story in a series that is part biography and part travelogue.--from website.
Definitive Guide to The Mob, a two hour special, takes viewers through the varied and captivating history of organized crime in the United States. From the Cosa Nostra to the Irish Mob, Definitive Guide to The Mob touches upon the origins, structure and culture of America's most notorious and prominent organized crime groups. In doing so, the special explores these groups' relationship to each other and their roles in America's Mafia landscape.
Joseph Garner sets out to investigate the idea that technology and social media are isolating factors in today's U.S. society by embarking with just a laptop, a brand-new cell phone number, his passport and the clothes he is wearing, accompanied by a single camerman and living for 31 days in the solely via connections he will make via Craigslist.
A look at the life, times, and photographs of Bert Stern, a photographer who was sought after by Madison Avenue, Hollywood and the fashion world, becoming a star in his own right.
National Geographic goes inside the training of the special elite force of K-9s dedicated to serving the country. The Alpha Dogs have jumped out of helicopters to capture Osama Bin Laden and have tracked Saddam Hussein. They're in police departments, the Secret Service and every branch of the military. Follow Ken Licklider and his trainers at the Vohne Liche Kennels.
Independent-minded Margaret Hale moves with her parents to Milton, a manufacturing city in England's north. Compared to the bucolic south where she was raised, Milton stifles Margaret with industrial smoke and soot, and she takes an instant dislike to John Thornton, the ambitious and severe mill owner. But amid a workers' strike and family misfortunes, Margaret begins to reconsider her sentiments.--Container.
Originally made for American television following the release of that album. It combines full live performances of their greatest hits from the Anaheim Stadium with band interviews and wonderful sequences including Dennis Wilson judging a beauty pageant, Carl Wilson flying a plane and Brian Wilson being arrested for violation of the surf code by the original Blues Brothers, Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi, in the guise of highway patrolmen.
A portrait of six men - Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Horatio Nelson, Napoleon Bonaparte, Ulysses S. Grant and Georgi Zhukov - whose military genius changed the course of world history. Concentrating on one battle in particular for each commander, and using computer graphics to help explain the course of events, this study illustrates the thinking, method and individual dynamism behind the great military campaign.
Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh is searching for a "back seat strangler" who has already murdered four people. When an unpopular forensic scientist is found dead in a British government laboratory, Dalgliesh discovers that almost everyone there could be a suspect. When another body is found nearby, the detective must race against time to find the killer.
In a privatized American Internet, is big business 'Big Brother' or does the free market protect and serve the needs of the average citizen with its invisible hand? With the simple act of swapping files, barbershop quartet baritone Robb Topolski finds himself at ground zero of a landmark case whose outcome will affect the rights of every American citizen. Follow one man's personal quest to defend what he believes to be his inalienable rights.
The injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art are explored in Herman's House, a feature documentary that follows the unlikely friendship between a New York artist and one of America's most famous inmates as they collaborate on an acclaimed art project.
Book publishing has always been a competitive business. At Peverell Press, it's becoming cutthroat.
In the 40 years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how far have African Americans advanced in American society? This film touches on the socioeconomic status of Blacks in America, the election of Barack Obama, and explores the question "does racism still exist?".
Get the inside story on the world's most unique and strange shark, the Hammerhead. The hammerhead shark's oddly shaped head has puzzled scientists for ages. There simply must be a reason for it. Whatever the hammer is for, one thing is certain, these sharks are highly successful and posses hunting skills that no other shark can match.
Pilot Episode: It's 1965 and Detective Constable Endeavour Morse arrives in Oxford to investigate the disappearance of a missing schoolgirl. Soon he is risking all in a search for justice that will ultimately shape his destiny. Girl: DC Morse and DI Thursday investigate the sudden death a student and a string of robberies, confounding the solution to a pair of violent murders. Could Morse's future on the force be in jeopardy?.
Toriko is a gluttonous gourmet hunter and one of the four Legendary Kings, superhuman warriors born to battle the likes of Troll Kongs, Gararagators, and Devil Pythons! Accompanied by his loyal Battle Wolf and the promising young chef Komatsu, Toriko will circle the globe in search of the mouth-wateringly lethal ingredients that will one day make up his Full Course Menu of Life
This documentary takes an unconventional journey with a true 'comic's comic'. For a few decades, Eddie Pepitone has proven to be a startling force in the alt-comedy scene. Follow Eddie as he deals with a middle-age career surge, while struggling with self doubt, sobriety, and a challenging family history.
Politicians are a breed of their own, striving to serve their country while their personal dramas play out under the media spotlight's glare. Elaine Barrish Hammond, a former first lady to the president and current Secretary of State, struggles to keep her family together as she deflects probing questions from journalist Susan Berg. Watch the captivating First Family weather the all-too-real dynamics of political and personal life with grit, intelligence, and vulnerable honesty.
Ayakashi Kan: a mysterious condominium,, widely believed to be haunted, where every resident is required to have a personal bodyguard, or secret service agent. When the socially inept Ririchiyo moves in, all she's looking for is a little peace and quiet and some practice at inter-personal communications. However, she quickly discovers that her bodyguard Soushi might not just be foxy; he might actually be a fox- a fox spirit that is. In fact all of Ayakashi Kan's residents, and their agents, are more than they seem at first glance: each and every one of them has both human and non-human ancestors. But that's okay, because Ririchiyo does too!
Featuring live concert footage, celebrity and fan interviews, and revealing conversations with Rick himself, An Affair of the Heart focuses on Rick's decades-long career and the unique connection he shares with his fans.
Over five centuries, Chatsworth Estate has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family and is presently the home of the current 12th Duke of Devonshire and his family.
Ordinary people are now allowed to freely carry firearms. Crime has turned citizens against each other in a fight for survival on the city's mean streets. Thanks to the recent armed police of Tokyo, the arrest rate is going down. After all, the only prison a dead man needs is a hole in the ground. RAPT is taking away jurisdiction from local authorities quicker than they can draw thair guns. In these dark times, an angel arrives on earth. No one is sure if she came from up above or down below, but with her partners Sei, Amy and Meg, Jo's the best chance this town's got.
Every girl dreams of being an enchanted princess, but how many stop to think about all the grim and horrible things that happen in fairy tales? That's a lesson Tamaki learns all too graphically when she's attacked on the way to her grandmother's house by creatures she thought only existed in myths! Fortunately, she's rescued by an extraordinary young man: one, who's not only part demon; but her future classmate as well.
"The ... story of Dolores Hart, a rising Hollywood starlet who appeared in ten films starting in 1957, acting with the likes of Elvis Presley, Montgomery Clift, Warren Beatty and Anthony Quinn, but abandoned her blossoming career to become a Benedictine nun in 1963."-- Container.
Sarah is on the run from a bad relationship when a lookalike stranger commits suicide right in front of her. Sarah sees a solution to all her problems by assuming the dead woman's identity and clearing out her bank account. Instead, she stumbles into a thriller mystery, and uncovers an earth-shattering secret: she is a clone. She learns there are more like her, genetically identical individuals, nurtured in wildly different circumstances, and someone is trying to kill them off, one by one.