June 2011 Movies

Blu-Ray

Alien

A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter, and it must be stopped before they are all killed.

Aliens

Ripley returns to the alien planet to stop them from killing off an entire colony. But when she gets there, along with a group of marines, they only find one survivor, a small girl. Now they must fight hordes of aliens to save her. Bonus features included.

Gettysburg: director’s cut

Gods and Generals

The Great Dictator

Human Planet

Following in the footsteps of Planet Earth and Life, this epic eight-part blockbuster is a breathtaking celebration of the amazing, complex, profound, and sometimes challenging relationship between humankind and nature. Humans are the ultimate animals – the most successful species on the planet. Each episode focuses on a particular habitat and reveals how its people have created astonishing solutions in the face of extreme adversity.

DVD

All Good Things

A love story and murder mystery based on the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.

Being Human. Season Three.

Blue Valentine

Blending present moments in time with romantic past memories, this is the uncompromising portrait of Dean and Cindy, a young married couple who have grown apart, taking one night away from their daughter to try to save their relationship.

The Dilemma

Ronny’s world is turned upside down when he inadvertently sees something he should not have and makes it his mission to get answers. As the amateur investigation dissolves his world into comic mayhem, he learns that his best friend Nick has a few secrets of his own. Now, Ronny must decide what will happen if he reveals the truth.

The Mechanic

Arthur Bishop is a “mechanic” –an elite assassin with a unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. When his mentor and close friend Harry is murdered, Bishop is intent on exacting revenge. After Harry’s son approaches him with the same vengeful goal, Bishop takes the impulsive student deep into his world and a deadly partnership is born. However, deceptions will surface, and those hired to fix problems soon become the problem.

No Strings Attached

Emma and Adam are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. To protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly ‘no strings attached.’ That means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting, no flowers, and no baby voices. They can do whatever they want, whenever they want, wherever they want, as long as they don’t fall in love. The question becomes: who’s going to fall first? And can their friendship survive?

 The Rite

Inspired by true events, this supernatural thriller follows a seminary student sent to study exorcism at the Vatican in spite of his own doubts about the controversial practice and even his own faith. Only when sent to apprentice with legendary Father Lucas, who has performed thousand of exorcisms, does his armor of skepticism begin to fall. Drawn into a troubling case that transcends even Father Lucas’s skill, the young seminarian glimpses a phenomenon science can’t explain or control, and an evil so violent and terrifying that it forces him to question everything he believes.

 The Royal Wedding

This keepsake will capture all the pomp and pageantry of the historic occasion like no other memento. Includes Kate’s arrival at Westminster Abbey, the full ceremony, the carriage procession, and the traditional balcony appearance at Buckingham Palace, plus highlights from the official BBC pre- and post-wedding coverage. Features include: William and Kate: A Royal Engagement – narrated by Sophie Raworth, this special presents the story of William and Kate’s relationship.

A Screaming Man

Adam, a former swimming champion in his sixties, is working as a pool attendant at a Chad hotel when the new Chinese owners humiliate him by forcing him to give up his job to his son, Abdel. Meanwhile, with the country in the throes of civil war, the authorities demand that everyone contribute money or volunteers to the “war effort,” leading a penniless and resentful Adam to make a decision he will forever regret.

 Upstairs, Downstairs

One of the most loved television series of all time is brought back to life with a fresh cast and sumptuous production values. It’s 1936, and six years since parlor maid Rose left 165 Eaton Place, when fate brings her back as housekeeper to its new owners: Sir Hallam, his wife Lady Agnes, and Maud, Lady Holland, his mother. Rose soon finds she has her work cut out as she recruits a new ‘downstairs’ family to help run the elegance and finery of the ‘upstairs’ world.

 

 

 

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