Tuesday, September 18, 2018

NEW DVD TITLES FOR AUGUST

Animals With Cameras (Not Rated): Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan and a team of animal behaviorists explore hidden realms of the animal kingdom by equipping several species, including meerkats, penguins, chimps, cheetahs, seals, baboons, devil rays, brown bears, and sheepdogs, with cameras to document their experiences.

Avengers: Infinity War (Rated PG-13): As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalatic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality.

The Beautician and the Beast (Rated PG): With a ready supply of one-liners and a delightfully retro sense of fashion, Fran Drescher provides the who, what, when, and wear of this funny and smart comedy about a ruler from a land of tyrants and kinds - and a hairdresser from Queens.

Book Club (Rated PG-13): Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

Breaking In (Rated PG-13): A woman will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage during a home invasion.

Curly Sue (Rated PG): Chicago. Another town, another innocent scam for vagabond Bill Dancer and the curly-topped orphan he's cared for since infancy. This time, however, Bill hits the jackpot and his newest con whisks them both from the poorhouse to the penthouse with lots of laughs along the way. DVD release of 1991 classic.

Deadpool 2 (Rated R): Deadpool organizes a team to protect a mutant boy from a time-traveling cyborg.

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (Rated PG-13): When their mother takes a trip to Australia, five children are left with an elderly tyrant who keels over dead the first night, opening up the possibility of a carefree summer -- as long as they can keep Mom from finding out the babysitter is dead. DVD release of 1991 classic.

First Kid (Rated PG): It's a dream come true for a secret service agent who has just been assigned to the White House until he learns he's been given the dubious honor of guarding the Oval Office's #1 headache - the "first kid". DVD release of the 1996 movie.

First Reformed (Rated R): A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

For Richer or Poorer (Rated PG-13): A real estate hustler and his wife hide from the IRS in Amish country. Originally released in 1997.

Irresistible Blueberry Farm (Not Rated): High-powered Manhattan attorney Ellen Branford is going to fulfill her grandmother's dying wish - to deliver a mysterious letter to a man who owns a blueberry farm. As Ellen sets out on her grandmother's mission, she unravels the mysterious love story her grandmother left behind.

Life of the Party (Rated PG-13): When her husband suddenly dumps her, a longtime dedicated housewife turns regret into reset by going back to college, landing in the same class and school as her daughter.

Pad Man (Rated R): The story of a man's quest to make low-cost sanitary pads for the women of India. Based on a true story. In Hindi with English subtitles.

RBG (Rated PG): U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a long legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon at the age of 85. This documentary explores the life and career of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Show Dogs (Rated PG): After a failed attempt to recover a stolen baby panda, police dog Max reluctantly teams up with a human FBI agent named Frank. A hot tip leads Max and Frank to Las Vegas for the world's most exclusive dog show.

Tag (Rated R): A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country.

Three Men and a Baby/Three Men and a Little Lady (Rated PG): Two for one on DVD! Three Men and a Baby - Three bachelors find their social life disrupted when they find a baby left on their doorstep. AND Three Men and a Little Lady - Three bachelors work to raise a curious five-year-old. Their lives are disrupted when the girl's mother moves to England to marry, taking the girl with her.

Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection on BluRay (Rating Varies): This BluRay only film collection showcases all of the original films featuring the most iconic monsters in motion picture history. They are available by individual title.

Upgrade (Rated R): After a mugging leaves him paralyzed and his wife dead, Grey Trace agrees to have an experimental artificial intelligence implanted in his body. The implant gives him enhanced physical abilities and allows him to pursue vengeance against those who murdered his wife.

Victor Crowley (Not Rated): In 2007, over forty people were brutally torn to pieces in Louisiana's Honey Island Swamp. Over the past decade, lone survivor Andrew's claims that local legend Victor Crowley was responsible for the horrific massacre have been met with great controversy. But, when a twist of fate puts him back at the scene of the tragedy, Crowley is mistakenly resurrected and Andrew must face the bloodthirsty ghost from his past.

TELEVISION SHOWS
Arrow Season 6 (Not Rated): After last season's emotional showdown between Oliver Queen and Adrian Chase, the focus shifts into uncovering the fate of each and every member of Team Arrow; with their futures left hanging precariously in the balance. Having finally solidified and strengthened his crime-fighting team, the Green Arrow might be forced to rethink his relationships with his "family".

Ash Vs. Evil Dead Season 3 (Not Rated): Ash, having gone from urban legend, to hometown hero, discovers that he has a daughter. When Kelly witnesses a massacre with Ruby's fingerprints all over it, she returns to warn Ash and Pablo.

Blue Bloods Season 8 (Not Rated): In season eight, Danny Reagan deals with the aftermath of a tragic accident involving his family, and NY Police Commissioner Frank Reagan clashes with the new interim mayor. Also, officers Jamie Reagan and Eddie are back as partners when they test the waters going undercover, and NY Asst. District Attorney Erin Reagan continues to serve as the legal compass for her siblings and father.

Criminal Minds Season 13 (Not Rated): Matthew Simmons, an ex-Delta soldier and former International Response Team member, joins the BAU to help unravel the crimes committed by America's most devious psychopaths and sociopaths.

Gotham (Season 4): Gordon continues to battle his darkness while Penguin fights to regain his place and Lee discovers a new calling. Meanwhile, young master Bruce reels in the aftermath of his faceoff with Ra's al Ghul, but begins to see a way out of his guilt and serve his love of Gotham.

NCIS Season 15 (Rated PG): As the team continues to search the jungles of Paraguay for Special Agents Leroy Jethro Gibbs and Timothy McGee, other cases keep coming.

Once Upon a Time Season 7 (Rated TV-PG): A few years after the Final Battle in Storybooke, a grown-up Henry Mills leaves home in search of his own destiny. What he finds is true love with a new incarnation of Cinderella and unexpected danger from her hateful stepmother and stepsister, plus the added menace of Mother Gothel, a villainous sorceress.

The Story of Cats (Rated TV-G): Traces the evolution of cats from their beginnings on the Asian continent to their introduction into the Americas, taking an in-depth look at what makes the family of felines unique and the evolutionary tricks and adaptions that truly make a cat, a cat.

Walking Dead Season 8 (Not Rated): After being brutally forced to fall under Negan's will, Rick now understands Negan can't be reasoned with, and day could be the survivors' last. The communities join forces in the last stand against the Saviors as an all-out war unfolds.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

NEW DVD TITLES FOR JULY

A Quiet Place (Rated PG-13): A powerful and evil force threatens to attack a family whenever they make a noise, causing them to plunge into lives of silence. Any move they make, they live with the terrifying threat of being ambushed at any moment. With the existence on the line, they will need to develop a plan to escape their perilous circumstances. The question is whether or not time has already run out on their aspirations to lead normal lives.

Blockers (Rated R): After discovering their daughters intend to lose their virginity on prom night, three parents make it their mission to stop them.

Chappaquiddick (Rated PG-13): Based on historical events, this suspenseful thriller examines the infamous 1969 death of Mary Jo Kopechne, who drowned after Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, and the moral and legal complexities that play out over the following week.

Civilizations: From the Ancient to the Modern (Not Rated): Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. The nine-part series reveals the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduces viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity, and illumination across cultures. Narrated by Liev Schreiber.

Finding Your Feet (Rated PG-13): On the eve of retirement, a judgmental middle-class snow discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.

I Feel Pretty (Rated PG-13): A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?

Isle of Dogs (Rated PG-13): Set in dystopian Japan, the story follows a young boy searching for his dog after the species is banished to an island following the outbreak of a canine flu.

One Strange Rock (Not Rated): From Executive Producer Darren Aronofsky, this series tells the extraordinary story of life on Earth, told by the only people to have left it behind: astronauts.

Overboard (Rated PG-13): A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. A remake of the 1987 comedy.

Pumpkin Pie Wars (Not Rated): Ten years ago, Faye and Lydia each opened their own bakeries in Emeryville, Ohio, after a personal and professional fall-out during a local Pumpkin Pie contest. Now their children, and co-workers, Casey and Sam, are set to carry on the rivalry as they go head-to-head in the same contest. There's only one problem for these two people who are supposed to hate each other, they start to fall in love.

Rampage (Rated PG-13): Primatologist Davis shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. When a greed-fueled corporation's genetic experiment goes awry, George and other animals across the country are mutated into aggressive super creatures that rampage the city. In an adrenaline-filled ride, Davis tries to find an antidote to not only halt a global catastrophe, but to also save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.

Ready Player One (Rated PG-13): When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

Tully (Rated R): The film is about Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

NEW DVD TITLES FOR JUNE

Death Wish (Rated R): When his wife and daughter are violently attacked, Dr. Paul Kersey hunts down his family's assailants to deliver justice.

I Can Only Imagine (Rated PG): A biopic of musician Bart Millard and the song that he wrote about the relationship he had with his father that became the best-selling Christian single of all time.

Love, Simon (Rated PG-13): The story of a closeted gay teenage boy who is forced to balance his friends, his family, and the blackmailer threatening to out him to the entire school, while simultaneously attempting to discover the identify of the anonymous classmate whom he has fallen in love with online.

Pacific Rim: Uprising (Rated PG-13): Jake Pentecost is a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity's victory against the monstrous "Kaiju." Now an even more fearsome alien threat has been unleashed on the world and Jake is called back into action by his former co-pilot, Lambert, and a 15-year-old Jaeger hacker, Amara. Rising up to become the most powerful defense force to ever walk the earth, they will set course for a spectacular all-new adventure on a towering scale.

Sherlock Gnomes (Rated PG): Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Thoroughbreds (Rated R): Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems, no matter what the cost.

Tomb Raider (Rated PG-13): Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when discovers the island where her father disappeared.

Wrinkle in Time (Rated PG): Although she has been missing for several years and the entire town thinks her father has abandoned her family, Meg steadfastly believes the best and protects her younger brother, Charles Wallace, from the brunt of the rumors and taunting. It is he, however, who convinces her to join him, the school sports star Calvin, and three unusual women on an interplanetary voyage to rescue their father from a vast evil.

TELEVISION SHOWS
Orange is the New Black Season 5 (TV-MA): When the standoff at the prison turns into a full-blown riot, the inmates take advantage of the confusion by conducting seances, holding prisoner auctions, and preening for the morning news. But with relationships tested and friendships starting to fray, will life at Litchfield ever return to normal?

Speechless Season 1 (Not Rated): A family comedy centering on Maya DiMeo, a mom on a mission who will do anything to her family, husband Jimmy and kids Ray, Dylan, and J.J., her eldest son with cerebral palsy. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and searches for just the right person to help give J.J. his "voice".

Speechless Season 2 (Not Rated): The DiMeo family moves from a neighborhood they hate to one a little more upscale in an effort to improve their lives. They just might find more complications though as new challenges confront them in their new environment. Mother Maya intends to take those challenges head-on with her take-charge attitude while dad Jimmy lets her take the lead, not believing himself not to be as intelligent as he really is. Their three kids - an athletic daughter, the brainy middle son, and their nonverbal son with cerebral palsy get caught in the midst of it all.