March 2011 DVDs

Alexander Revisited

The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years.

Alfred Hitchcock: the legend begins: 20 movie classics

Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock’s early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock’s legendary career.

Blackbeard

In the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all. He killed for the reputation which is now legend. The true story of pirate Edward Teach, the man who terrorized the seas.

Conviction

Betty Anne Waters is a young woman whose world is shattered when her beloved brother Kenny is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, Betty Anne embarks on an 18-year journey to set Kenny free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology.

Darkman Trilogy

This complete collection follows the daring journeys and action-packed escapades of the action hero Darkman as he assumes alternate identities to battle evil. Darkman introduces Dr. Peyton Westlake, on the verge of a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when a gang obliterates his lab and changes his life forever. In Darkman II: the return of Durant, the crime-fighting master of disguise returns for revenge against the sadistic villain Durant. In Darkman III: die Darkman die, Darkman matches wits with the underworld drug dealer Peter Rooker, who will do anything to unmask the secret of Darkman’s superhuman strength.

A Dog Year

Jon Katz is a writer at a mid-life crossroads who decides to adopt and train a high-strung border collie named Devon, only to discover it’s he himself who has the real lessons to learn. Based on a true story.

For Colored Girls

A vibrant world where friends and strangers dream, fear, cry, love, and laugh out loud in an attempt to find their true selves.

Fortunes of War

Mini-series that chronicles the lives of an English couple who live in Bucharest when WWII breaks out.

How I Ended This Summer

On a desolate island in the Arctic Circle, two men work at a small meteorological station, taking readings from their radioactive surroundings. One day while Sergei is out, inexperienced Pavel receives terrible news for Sergei from HQ. Intimidated, Pavel can’t bring himself to disclose the information. When the truth is finally revealed, the consequences explode against a chilling backdrop of thick fog, sharp rocks, and the merciless Arctic Sea.

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

When a stressed-out teenager checks himself into a mental health clinic, he finds an unlikely mentor, a potential new romance, and an opportunity to begin anew.

Last Train Home

Every spring, China’s cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year’s holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades.

Life As We Know It

Holly is an up-and-coming caterer and Messer is a promising network sports director. After a disastrous first date, all they have in common is their dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly and Messer must set their differences aside. Juggling career ambitions and competing social calendars, they’ll have to find common ground while living under the same roof.

Men of a Certain Age. The Complete First Season.

Explores the unique bonds of male friendship among three men experiencing the changes and challenges of mid-life. They have been best friends since college but now, in their 40s, are navigating through the second act of their lives.

Must See Places of the World: Mystic Islands

With brilliant cinematography, Mystic Lands chronicles a diverse array of sacred sites around the world. The idyllic places, where man communes with the sacred are as varied as they are fascinating. Viewers can explore the vibrant mystic traces from ancient cultures from tantric meditation amidst the Shangri-La beauty of Bhutan, to the never photographed Zoroastrian eternal flame glowing bright for 2,500 years in Iran, and from the wonder of the Taj Mahal in India to the seemingly sinister sights of Voodoo in Haiti, and the trance-like shamanistic dances of Australia s Aboriginal people. These lands are shrouded in mystery, your ticket to adventure.

Nurse Jackie. Season One.

Jackie Peyton is a sharp-tongued and quick-witted nurse who is trying to survive the chaotic grind of saving lives in a hectic New York City hospital. Jackie’s a woman of substance who knows how to handle it all. With a white lie here, a bent rule there, and a steady dose of pain relievers for her chronic back pain, Jackie does whatever it takes to get the job done.

Nurse Jackie. Season Two.

Personal Training

Offers a variety of exercises that can be mixed and matched for a personalized workout.

Predator 2

Predator is a savage alien, invisible and armed with advanced weapons. On this, his second visit to Earth, he lands in Los Angeles and begins a series of ghastly murders. It’s up to a determined police lieutenant to learn what is going on, even when he is warned off by a mysterious government agent.

Red

Frank is a former black-ops CIA agent living a quiet life alone, until the day a hit squad shows up to kill him. With his identity compromised, Frank reassembles his old team –Joe, Marvin, and Victoria, and sets out to prove that they still have a few tricks up their sleeves.

Restrepo: one platoon, one valley, one year

This documentary chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, Restrepo, named after a platoon medic who was killed in action. It was considered one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military. This is an entirely experiential film: the cameras never leave the valley; there are no interviews with generals or diplomats.

Sit and Be Fit. Osteoporosis Workout II.

Presents seated and standing limited-mobility exercises geared toward people with osteoporosis.

Skin

Despite being born to Afrikaner parents, Sandra faces prejudice from her community due to her dark skin and African features. Torn between her family and the man she loves, Sandra must overcome the racial intolerance of her society in this uplifting true story.

Smallville: the complete first season

Smallville is based on DC comics character developed for television by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

Smallville. The Complete Second Season.

Includes all 23 episodes of season two in this spectacular series that provides a fascinating spin on Superman lore. Trying to determine his calling, a young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville. As he struggles with the transition from boyhood to adulthood, his strength and strangeabilities set him uncomfortably apart from his peers.

Smallville. The Complete Third Season.

All 22 episodes of season three that includes Clark’s embracing of his dark side … and the devil’s bargain Jonathan makes with Jor-El to rescue his son. Perry White and villainous Morgan Edge debut in the series. Clark hones a sensational new power. Chloe lets slip an intriguing reference to someone named Lois Lane. And the secret of Clark’s true identity burdens Pete, obsesses Lex and drives a wedge between Lana and Clark.

Smallvile. The Complete Fourth Season.

Clark Kent will have plenty of reasons to remember senior year! Clark embarks on a quest for three Kryptonian crystals, and trying to keep the crystals from destroying Earth. He also stars on the football team, and the annoying Lois Lane comes to Smallville.

Smallvile. The Complete Fifth Season.

During this exciting pivotal season: Clark faces rogue Kryptonians, Lex Luthor launches a vicious political campaign, the Fortress of Solitude rises, Clark’s love for Lana Lang deepens and he and Lois Lane remain friendly adversaries, Clark crosses paths with AC (aka Aquaman), Victor Stone (aka Cyborg) and the mysterious Milton Fine (aka Brainiac).

The Tillman Story

Pat Tillman chose to walk away from a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military for no other reason than he felt it was the right thing to do. Documented are the facts surrounding the way the military manipulated his tragic death in the line of duty into a propaganda tool, which is totally unfathomable.

United States of Tara. The Second Season.

Season two starts with a bang. As Tara decides to move on from her past, a sudden neighborhood incident opens the door to her family’s shocking secrets. Her alters, some returning and some new, help unravel the mysteries while simultaneously infusing their own chaos into the mix. Meanwhile, the rest of Tara’s family explore their own identities as Max hits a boiling point, Marshall questions his sexuality, Kate takes on an online fantasy persona, and Charmaine finds herself in a love triangle.

Victory at Sea

Famous documentary of the naval battles of World War II.

Weeds. Season 6

In the complete sixth season of this highly acclaimed series, Nancy and her family hit the road with blood on their hands and the Mexican Mafia hot on their tail –and they’re not looking back! But even with new looks and new identities, the newly minted “Newman” family is bound for a whole new crop of trouble. Can the Queen of Green turn over a new leaf before her past catches up with her … again?

You Don’t Know Jack

A biopic about Dr. Jack Kevorkian, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification.

You Again

For Marnie, high school was a horror movie, and her brother’s wedding is the sequel when her archrival comes back to haunt her as his bride. It’s nice girl versus mean girl in this hysterical reunion with the one person Marnie would really like to forget. And if that weren’t enough, Marnie’s mom reunites with her own high school nemesis. Bonus features include bloopers, deleted scenes, behind the scenes, and more.

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