Monday, December 10, 2018

NEW DVD TITLES FOR DECEMBER

A Simple Favor (Rated R): A mommy vlogger seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's sudden disappearance from their small town.

Assassination Nation (Rated R): After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos descends and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.

Beetlejuice (Rated PG): After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcising ghost, for help. This is the 20th Anniversary DVD release.

Colette (Rated R): Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

Equalizer 2 (Rated R): Vigilante Robert McCall is continuing his life of helping ordinary citizens find justice in everyday situations before a close friend of his murdered by a mysterious group of criminals for seemingly no reason. The plot shifts as he then makes it his goal to find out what happened to his friend and deliver justice on her behalf, sending him on a wild goose chase to figure out who these people are, why they would harm his friend, and if there is still time for justice to prevail.

Happytime Murders (Rated R): In a Los Angeles where humans and puppets coexist, two detectives must work together to solve the murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Rated PG): A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

Life Itself (Rated R): Centering on a couple that leads a multi-generational love story spanning both decades and continents, from the streets of New York to the Spanish countryside, and are all connected by a single event.

Mission Impossible: Fallout (Rated PG-13): When Ethan Hunt chooses to save his team instead of completing a mission, nuclear weapons fall into the hands of a network of operatives intent on destroying civilization.

The Nun (Rated R): A priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to an Abbey in Romania after a tun takes her own life.

Peppermint (Rated R): A revenge story focusing on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose, and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they took from her.

Smallfoot (Rated PG): A bright young yeti finds something he thought didn't exist: a human. News of this throws the simple yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all-new story about friendship, courage, and the joy of discovery.

Venom (Rated PG-13): Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of an alien symbiote that gives him a violent super alter-ego. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own.

TELEVISION SHOWS
Handmaid's Tale Season 2 (Rated TVMA): The Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama series returns with a second season shaped by Offred's pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her future child from the dystopian horrors of Gilead. In season two, Offred and all our characters will fight against or succumb to this dark truth.

The Orville Season 1 (Rated TV-14): Captain Ed Mercer thrusts into space aboard the explorer ship, the USS Orville. Joined by his first office ex-wife and intergalactic crew, he grapples with everything from a planet-absorbing space anomaly to an overly amorous, gelatinous engineer.

The Sinner Season 2 (Not Rated): Following the murder of a couple by their eleven-year old son, Detective Harry Ambrose returns to his hometown in rural New York to assess the unsettling and heart wrenching crime. He finds himself pitted against those who'll stop at nothing to protect its secrets.

Westworld Season 2 (Not Rated): Welcome back to Westworld, where the puppet show is over and the newly liberated 'hosts' are coming for humankind. In Season Two, Dolores takes charge, Maeve is on a mission, and the Man in Black is back. Chaos takes control in this dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness, the birth of a new form of life, and the evolution of sin.

NEW DVD TITLES FOR NOVEMBER

Ancient Invisible Cities (Not Rated): Professor Darius Arya explores the hidden secrets of three of the most fascinating cities of the ancient world: Athens, Cairo, and Istanbul. The latest 3D imaging technology allows viewers to see the architectural jewels of these cities as they're never been seen before.

Christopher Robin (Rated PG): The young boy who loved taking adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a gang of spirited and loveable stuffed animals has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into that world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside.

Crazy Rich Asians (Rated PG-13): A native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick's family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country's wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors.

Incredibles 2 (Rated PG): After Helen is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, Bob must juggle the day-to-day heroics of home life.

Juliet Naked (Rated R): The story of Annie, the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan, and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan's musical obsession.

The Meg (Rated PG-13): After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.

Puzzle (Rated R): A closely observed portrait of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but being very, very good at it.

TELEVISION SHOWS
The Crown Season 2 (Not Rated): Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.

Fancy Nancy Volume 1 (Rated TVY): The story of a young girl named Nancy who loves to wear fancy clothes.

The Librarians Season 4 (Not Rated): The Librarians embark once again to save the world, but their greatest challenge will come from within the Library itself.

Longmire Season 6 (Not Rated): Walt Longmire is the dedicated sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair, but buries his pain behind his unassuming grin and dry wit.

Poldark Season 4 (Not Rated): With the country gripped by political uncertainty and fresh elections, Ross Poldark seeks to challenge George Warleggan's stranglehold over Cornwall while also repairing his marriage to Demelza. Hugh Armitage remains in love with Demelza and is hopeful for more. Dr. Dwight Enys and Caroline plan to start a family while Elizabeth seeks another child to secure her own marriage to an ever-suspicious George. Meanwhile, Morwenna desperately tries to protect herself from Osborne's advances by threatening their son, and a heartbroken Drake is encouraged by his brother Sam to find new love.

Star Trek Discovery Season 1 (Not Rated): The first season in this series is an odyssey that unfolds a decade before the era of Star Trek, the Original Series.

Travel With Kids: Mexico The Yucatan Mayan Riviera (Not Rated): Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is the site of major clashes between the indigenous Mayan people and the Spanish colonists, which is reflected in its attractions. The Simmons learn about Mayan history at the huge pyramid complex of Chichen-Itza, where they research the acoustics on a Mayan ball court, climb the pyramids,study a colony of leaf-cutter ants. Then it's on to soak in the culture at Spanish enclaves like Izamal, Valladolid, and Merida, where Mayan traditional dances take place in centuries-old colonial squares. Then they explore lively markets and take horse-drawn carriages through the colonial centers

Travel With Kids: Miami (Not Rated)
With crazy art-deco architecture painted in an array of colors, Miami is a fiesta all the time. The Simmons family finds time to join the party cruising South Beach and to people watch in outdoor cafes. Miami is surrounded by the ocean. The Simmons find out what's best in the water on board an amphibious vehicle, play in the waves, and check out an aquarium. Next, they head inland to explore the Everglades where they come face-to-face with alligators on an exuberant airboat ride and a hike through the backcountry.

Travel With Kids: Puerto Rico (Rated PG-13)
Explore the rich history and culture of the colonial ports of Ponce and Old San Juan where Nathan and Seamus find adventure playing pirates in the old colonial fort of El Morro. Then it's off to find frogs in El Yunque, the Caribbean National Forest, and to explore the underground caves of Rio Camuy. Finally, the Simmons family finds time to relax on the beaches of Vieques Island, a small enclave that exudes the ambiance of a bygone era in the Caribbean.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

NEW DVD TITLES FOR OCTOBER

Ant-Man and the Wasp (Rated PG-13): As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds Ant-Man fighting alongside the Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.

DC SuperHero Girls, Legends of Atlantis (Not Rated): Dive deep into adventure in this all-new direct-to-DVD movie. Sisters of the sea, Siren and Mera catch the students of Super Hero High off guard in a surprise attack to steal a very powerful relic, the Book of Legends. With the book in her possession and harnessing more power than ever, Siren aims to raise an army from the depths of the ocean's trenches. It's up to Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl to help Aquaman in defending Atlantis and stop the sinister Siren.

Separated: Children at the Border (Rated TV-PG): Frontline examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Hotel Artemis (Rated R): Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, a nurse operates a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.

Hotel Transylvania 3 (Rated PG): Drac and the other monsters embark on a vacation aboard a luxury cruise ship, but they hit rocky waters when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen for the captain.

Kazaam (Not Rated): A troubled kid inadvertently releases a genie, who must grant him any three wishes he requests. This is a DVD release of the 1996 movie starring Shaquille O'Neal.

Leave No Trace (Rated PG): Will and his teenage daughter, Tom, have lived off the grid for years in the forest of Portland, Oregon. But, when their life is shattered and both are put into social services, they set off on a journey back to their wild homeland.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (Rated PG-13): As Sophie prepares for a hotel re-opening, she reflects on her mother's journey in life and realizes they are similar in unexpected ways.

Mandy (Not Rated): The quiet life of Red and Mandy takes a dark turn when Mandy is abducted by a cult, leading Red to seek vengeance.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado (Rated R): In the drug war, there are no rules, and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro, whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin's daughter to inflame the conflict--but when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men.

Skyscraper (Rated PG-13): Former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer now assesses security for skyscrapers. When he is framed for a fire inside the tallest, safest building in the world, Will becomes a wanted man on the run and must find those responsible, clear his name, and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building, above the fire tline.

Spy Who Dumped Me (Rated R): When a woman's ex-boyfriend arrives at her apartment with assassins on his trail, she and her best friend accidentally become entangled in an international conspiracy.

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (Rated PG): A villain's maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom.

TELEVISION SHOWS
The Good Witch Season 4 (Not Rated): Cassie Nightingale (Catherine Bell) and Dr. Sam Radford (James Denton) plan their wedding while helping Grace (Bailee Madison) and Nick mend their friendship before they blend their families. Cassie continues to impact the lives of her guests at Grey House and works her special brand of magic with those closest to her as well. This 2-disc set features all 10 episodes from Good Witch: Season Four plus the 84 minute Good Witch movie Spellbound.

 Vikings Season 5 Part 1 (Rated TV-MA): Season five begins with Ivar the Boneless asserting his leadership over the Great Heathen Army, while Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat. Iver's murder of his brother Sigurd sets the stage for vicious battles to come, as Ragnar's sons plot their next move after avenging their father's death. Bjorn follows his destiny into the Mediterranean sea, and Floki, who is suffering from the loss of his wife Helga, takes to the seas submitting himself to the will of the gods.