August 2010 DVDs

Being Human. Season One.

Follows three housemates as they do their best to live their lives as normally as possible despite their strange and dark secrets. Lovable George battles with his double identity as a mild mannered hospital porter who for one night of the month turns into a flesh hungry werewolf, Mitchell is a good looking and confident vampire trying to go cold turkey from his blood sucking urges and recently deceased Annie is a chatty yet underconfident ghost whose ex-fiance is the landlord of the house the three of them share. All this on top of the usual issues faced by young people surrounding love, work and mates and the only thing they have to rely on in their heightened world is each other.

Benny Hill. The Naughty Early Years. Season One.

Contains 11 episodes of the Benny Hill show, an irreverent English variety program that featured short comedy sketches and musical performances that often involved slapstick, burlesque, and double entendre. Includes three rare installments filmed in black and white.

The Bob Newhart Show: season one

The Bob Newhart Show: season two

The Bob Newhart Show: season three

The Bounty Hunter

A down-on-his-luck bounty hunter gets his dream job when he is assigned to track down his bail-jumping ex-wife.

Brooklyn’s Finest

After having endured extremely different career paths, the lives of three disheartened Brooklyn police officers collide when they all wind up at the same fatal crime scene.

Clash of the Titans

Perseus is the mortal son of Zeus, who sets out to fulfill his destiny by rescuing beloved Andromeda from the wrath the goddess Thetis. Perils await Perseus time and again. In order to fufill his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa, and answering riddles.

Cop Out

Two longtime NYPD partners on the trail of a stolen, rare, mint-condition baseball card find themselves up against a merciless, memorabilia-obsessed gangster. Jimmy is the veteran detective whose missing collectible is his only hope to pay for his daughter’s upcoming wedding, and Paul is his ‘partner-against-crime’ whose preoccupation with his wife’s alleged infidelity makes it hard for him to keep his eye on the ball.

Destination Truth. Season 1

Travel to some of the most extreme locations on Earth with world adventurer Josh Gates. Follow Josh and his crew as they dive into the local cultures and search for clues to the existence of strange creatures and paranormal phenomena.

The Dick Van Dyke Show. Season one

Share life and laughs with Rob and Laura Petrie and their friends.

The Dick Van Dyke Show. Season two

A comedy series about a comedy writer, his wife, his son, and wisecracking co-workers and nutty neighbors.

The Dick Van Dyke Show. Season three.

Pratfall-prone Rob and his wife Laura, along with wisecracking co-workers Sally and Buddy, continue to combined wit and slapstick. Opening with “That’s My Boy?” and is about Rob’s fear that he’s brought the wrong baby home from hospital. “October Eve” is where Laura is mortified when a nude portrait of her surfaces in a New York gallery and “Big Max Calvada”, a gangster muscles Rob, Buddy and Sally into writing a comedy routine for his nephew.

Fringe. The complete first season.

Three unlikely colleagues — a beautiful young FBI agent, a brilliant scientist who’s spent the last 17 years in a mental institution, and the scientist’s sardonic son — investigate a series of bizarre deaths and disasters known as ‘the pattern.’ Someone is using our world as an experimental lab. And all clues lead to Massive Dynamic, a shadowy global corporation that may be more powerful than any nation.

The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found and her beloved uncle is convinced she was murdered and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced investigative journalist Mickael Blomkvist and the tattooed and troubled yet computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to investigate.

Greenberg

Roger Greenberg is single, fortyish and deliberately doing nothing. In search of a place to restart his life, he agrees to housesit for his brother in LA and tries to reconnect with his former bandmate and successful ex-girlfriend. But old friends aren’t necessarily still best friends, and Greenberg soon finds himself forging a connection with his brother’s personal assistant, Florence. Greenberg has come to realize that he may at last have found a reason to be happy.

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

An executive is forced to decide what’s the most important thing in his life — his job or his family.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The complete first season.

First eight episodes of the Mary Tyler Moore Show, which chronicles the story of a single woman who becomes a television producer.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The complete second season.

Mary Richards moves to Minneapolis after a relationship goes bad. She finds work as an associate producer in a small television newsroom where the characters include Lou Grant, her gruff boss, Murray Slaughter the humorous writer, and Ted Baxter the Anchor Man who spends his time mispronouncing country names. Mary continues to hope for romance, but finds that her friends are more dependable. Includes 24 episodes from season 2.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The complete third season.

In this third season, Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore), she of the bright smile and infectious vivacity, gets to display some backbone. She demands to be paid the same amount of money as her predecessor (The Good-Time News) ; she defies her boss, Lou Grant (Ed Asner), and vainglorious anchorperson Ted Baxter (Ted Knight) by counseling Ted’s new girlfriend, whom he takes for granted (The Georgette Story) ; and, she finally stands up to an overzealous suitor (Romeo and Mary).

The Men Who Stare at Goats

Reporter Bob Wilton discovers an experimental top-secret wing of the U.S. military called the New Earth Army, a group trained to change the way wars are fought by using new age psychic powers.

Our Family Wedding

When college students Marcus and Lucia make a surprise engagement announcement, their feuding fathers threaten to turn a dream wedding into a battle royal.

Repo Men

Humans have extended and improved our lives through highly sophisticated and expensive mechanical organs created by a company called The Union. The dark side of these medical breakthroughs is that if you don’t pay your bill, The Union sends its highly skilled repo men to take back its property, with no concern for your comfort or survival.

The Runaways

With the success of their all-girl teenage rock band The Runaways, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie’s friendship begins to unwind after Currie decides to leave the group.

A Single Man

Set in Los Angeles in 1962, is the story of a British college professor who is struggling to find meaning to his life after the death of his longtime partner. The story is a romantic tale of love interrupted, the isolation that is an inherent part of the human condition, and ultimately, the importance of the seemingly smaller moments in life.

U2: 360 degrees at the Rose Bowl

Features U2’s record-breaking concert recorded at the Rose Bowl in 2009.

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