February 2011 DVDs

The American

After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past.

The A-Team

Convicted by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit, a daring team of former Special Forces soldiers must utilize their unique talents to break out of prison and tackle their toughest mission yet.

Camille

The beautiful Marguerite, nicknamed “Camille,” sacrifices her honor to become a high society escort who only entertains the richest men in Paris. However, the young and dashing Armand Duval, falls hopelessly in love with her and determines to win her heart. As their love blossoms, Armand’s father feels Marguerite is unworthy of his son and begins to interfere, while Marguerite has a shocking secret of her own that will change the course of their lives forever.

Dinner for Schmucks

There’s only one thing keeping aspiring executive Tim from corporate success. He must find the perfect guest to bring to his boss’s monthly dinner party, where the winner of the evening is the one who arrives with the biggest buffoon. Luckily, Tim meets Barry, a guy who re-creates famous works of art with stuffed mice!

Downton Abbey

Set in an Edwardian country house in 1912, Downton Abbey portrays the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them. In the drawing rooms, library, and beautiful bedrooms, with their tall windows looking across the park, lives the family, but below stairs are other residents, the servants, as fiercely possessive of their ranks as anyone above.

Easy A

After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne’s in ‘The Scarlet Letter, ‘ which she is currently studying in school. Hoping to become popular, she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

First Look

Presents an overview of the complexities of autism, giving the viewer information on how to recognize autism and interact with the the autistic individual.

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Lisbeth Salander is fighting for her life in more ways than one. In an intensive care unit and charged with three murders, she will have to not only prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce the same corrupt government security agency that nearly destroyed her life. Once upon a time, she was a victim. Now, Lisbeth Salander is fighting back.

Inception

Dom Cobb is the best there is at extraction; stealing valuable secrets inside the subconscious during the mind’s vulnerable dream state. His skill has made him a coveted player in industrial espionage, but also has made him a fugitive and cost him dearly. Now he may get a second chance if he can do the impossible: inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one. If they succeed, Cobb and his team could pull off the perfect crime.

Macbeth

Adaptation of the stage production which relocates the action to a nameless 20th-century underground facility, offering a parable of the quest for power in the modern world.

Merlin. The Complete First Season

The early adventures of a young Merlin and his relationship with Prince Arthur at Camelot in the mythical kingdom of Albion. Includes over two hours of special features including a making-of featurette.

The Other Guys

Misfit NYPD detectives Gamble and Holtz are sentenced to life behind the desk. They hate each other and the monotony of their meaningless jobs, as they are forced to live in the shadow of the two toughest, top cops on the force. Gamble and Holtz will eventually have an opportunity to step up like these two top cops whom they idolize — only things don’t quite go as planned.

The Pillars of the Earth

In the town of Kingsbridge during the middle of the twelfth century, the lives of those who are working to build the most amazing Gothic cathedral in the world become entwined through their ambitions, loves, and tribulations. At once, this is a sensuous and enduring love story and an epic that shines with the fierce spirit of a passionate age.

Salt

Evelyn Salt, a trusted and loyal CIA operative, goes on the run when a Russian defector convinces her superiors that she’s a double agent sent to assassinate the President of the United States. As the intense manhunt heats up, Salt uses all her skills as a covert operative to elude capture and uncovers a secret so powerful it could change the course of world history.

Secretariat

The spectacular journey of an incredible horse named Secretariat and the moving story of his unlikely owner, a housewife who risked everything to make him a champion.

6 Week Six-Pack

Get ripped, flat abs in six weeks with America’s toughest trainer, Jillian Michaels. Forget boring sit-ups; Michael’s ab-shredding system will chisel the midsection with her winning combination of core-focused cardio circuits and ab-toning exercises. Includes two dynamic 30-minute workouts plus warm-ups and cool downs. Start with Level one for three weeks, then advance to Level two for increased intensity and fat burn. Stick with it and see dramatic results!

The Social Network

In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

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