July 2010 DVDs

Airplane

In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties.

The Book of Eli

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn’t fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland –and into explosive conflict with a resourceful warlord.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

The Sundance Kid is the frontier’s fastest gun. His partner, Butch Cassidy is always dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. If only they could blow open a baggage car without also blowing up the money-filled safe inside. So Butch and Sundance pack their guns, put on new duds, and, with Sundance’s girlfriend, head down to Bolivia.

Cool Hand Luke

Lucas Jackson is a man who refuses to be nailed down, conform to rules and regulations, or fit into society. And now, he’s on a chain gang.

Dexter. The First Season

Dexter Morgan is a Miami police forensics expert who moonlights as a serial killer of criminals who he believes have escaped justice.

Dexter. The Second Season.

Dexter Morgan is a Miami police forensics expert who moonlights as a serial killer of criminals who he believes have escaped justice.

Dexter. The Third Season.

Entourage. The Complete Sixth Season.

For Vince, Eric, Drama, and Turtle, life in Hollywood’s fast lane can be an intoxicating roller-coaster of a ride. After hitting some speed bumps the last couple of years, Vince’s career is in high gear after his role in a new Martin Scorsese film. But now that Vince is back on top, is it finally time for the entourage to step out of his shadow?

From Paris with Love

A low-ranking intelligence operative working in the office of the U.S. ambassador in France takes on more than he bargained for when he partners with a wisecracking U.S. agent who’s been sent to Paris to stop a terrorist attack.

Green Zone

Roy Miller, a rogue U.S. Army officer, must hunt through covert and faulty intelligence hidden on foreign soil before war escalates in an unstable region.

Inspector Lewis. Series 2.

Oxford’s Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, works with his brilliant, but brooding partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. The two try to find a link between a murder in Oxford’s Bodleian Library; a burglary gone wrong leads from underground amateur boxing to the now-defunct East German Secret Police; the suicide of Hathaway’s old friend test his relationship with Lewis; a case of rape and murder causes Lewis to lock horns with the town’s elite; a fantasy author finds himself linked to an investigation of murder; the murder of an unpopular student-actor gives many potential suspects and motives; called to investigate a brutal murder, Hathaway’s attention may be drifting elsewhere.

Jaffa

In the heart of Jaffa, Reuven’s garage is a family business. His daughter Mali and his son Meir, as well as Toufik, a young Palestinian, work there. No one suspects that Mali and Toufik have been in love for years. As the two lovers are secretly making their wedding arrangements, tension builds between Meir and Toufik.

The Last Station

In honor of his newly created religion, Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy renounces his title, property, and family in favor of poverty and celibacy. For the Countess Sofya, his wife of nearly fifty years, this is the last straw. After she discovers his plans to leave the rights to his iconic novels to the Russian people rather than his own family, she decides to use every trick of seduction in her considerable arsenal to fight for what she believes is rightfully hers.

Life

Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment.

On the Waterfront

An ex-fighter gets a job working on the gang-ridden waterfront under a crooked gangster boss.

Only when I Dance

Two teenagers from Rio de Janeiro pursue the dream of becoming professional ballet dancers.

Rescue Me. The Complete Fifth Season.

The Road

A father and his son travel across a barren America that has been destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm.

Saving Private Ryan

Tells the story of a squad of young soldiers led by Captain John Miller who set out in the midst of the chaos of D-Day to find Private Ryan, a soldier whose three brothers had already been lost in the war.

She’s Out of My League

Average guy, Kirk, can’t believe his luck when, against all odds, Molly, a successful and outrageously gorgeous babe, falls for him. Kirk is stunned and so are his friends, his family, and even his ex-girlfriend. Now, he must go to great lengths to figure out how to make the relationship work and prove to himself, and everyone else that she is not out of his league.

The Sting

Robert Redford and Paul Newman star as two con men in the 1930s, out to avenge the death of a mutual friend. They seek revenge on crime lord Robert Shaw with a ‘sting’ that is one of the greatest double-crosses in movie history.

When in Rome

When Beth, an unlucky-in-love New York curator, takes a whirlwind trip to Rome for her sister’s wedding, an unexpected crush takes her by surprise. Quickly let down, she defiantly steals magic coins from a fountain of love, magically igniting the passions of an odd group of suitors. When a charming reporter becomes overly smitten, Beth is skeptical that he’s the real deal.

The Wolfman

Lawrence Talbot is lured back to his family estate to investigate the savage murder of his brother by a bloodthirsty beast. There, Talbot must confront his childhood demons, his estranged father, his brother’s grieving fiancee, and a suspicious Scotland Yard nspector. When Talbot is bitten by the creature, he becomes eternally cursed and soon discovers a fate far worse than death.

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