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April 2014

 

NEW! Adult BLU-RAY’s -

 

American hustle
Culver City, California : Columbia Pictures : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD BLU-RAY AME (NEW)
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation. American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.

The hunger games. Catching fire
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, c2014, ©2013.
DVD BLU-RAY CAT (NEW)
Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a Victor’s Tour of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell); a competition that could change Panem forever.

I’m so excited! Los amantes pasajeros
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics, [2013].
DVD BLU-RAY IM (NEW)
A mechanical failure on a plane flying to Mexico City is endangering the lives of the passengers aboard. As the pilots attempt to fix the error, the attendants attempt to assist the passengers, and the passengers have a catharsis of emotion that helps them escape the idea of death.

Kill your darlings
[New York] : Sony Pictures Classics, c2014.
DVD BLU-RAY KIL (NEW)
A story of friendship, love, and murder in the early 1940s. The story recounts the pivotal year that changed Allen Ginsberg’s life forever and provided the spark for him to start his creative revolution.

Thor: the dark world
Burbank, California : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD BLU-RAY THO (NEW)
Worlds collide when a powerful ancient enemy threatens to plunge the cosmos into eternal darkness. Now, reunited with Jane Foster, and forced to forge an alliance with his treacherous brother Loki, Thor embarks on a perilous personal quest to save both Earth and Asgard from destruction.

12 years a slave
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2014, c2013.
DVD BLU-RAY TWE (NEW)
The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom.

Wadjda
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics, [2014].
DVD BLU-RAY WAD (NEW)
An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school’s Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

The wolf of Wall Street
Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, [2014].
DVD BLU-RAY WOL (NEW)
Martin Scorsese directs the story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort. From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption in the late ’80s. Excess success and affluence in his early twenties as founder of the brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont warranted Belfort the title ‘The Wolf of Wall Street.

 

Adult DVD’s -

American hustle
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD AME (NEW)
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation. American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.

Anchorman 2: the legend continues
Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD ANC (NEW)
Ron and Veronica’s romance falls apart as the duo anchors a weekend broadcast at a New York-based network in 1980. Ron is fired for being the worst anchor anyone has ever seen and so he leaves Veronica rather than live in her shadow. He re-creates himself at a CNN-type network in the eighties and accidentally invents the soul-sucking brand of non-news that now rules cable as he tries to win back Veronica’s love.

The artist and the model
[Port Washington, New York] : Entertainment One, c2014.
DVD ART (NEW)
Summer of 1943. In occupied France, not far from the Spanish border, a famous old sculptor, who is tired of life and wars, finds the desire to work again on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the South of France.

The best man holiday
Universal City, California : Universal, 2014.
DVD BES (NEW)
At a fifteen year reunion over the Christmas holidays, a group of college friends soon discover how simple it is for old rivalries and romances to resurface.

The book thief
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD BOO (NEW)
Based upon the best-selling novel, the profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family’s home, escape from the events unfolding around them.

The broken circle breakdown
Amsterdam, NDL : Menuit & Topkapi Films ; Los Angeles, CA : Cinedigm Entertainment Corp. [distributor], c2012.
DVD BRO (NEW)
Watch a southern love story of a tattoo artist who falls in love at first sight, with a banjo player. But when an unexpected tragedy hits their new family, everything they know and love is tested. An intensely moving portrait of a relationship from beginning to end, propelled by a soundtrack of foot-stomping bluegrass.

The hunger games. Catching fire
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, c2014.
DVD CAT (NEW)
Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell); a competition that could change Panem forever.

Clear history
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2013.
DVD CLE (NEW)
Ten years ago, Nathan was the successful head of marketing for a start-up electric car company. A disagreement with his boss led Nathan to walk away and sell his stock. Soon after, the company became wildly successful, humiliating Nathan who fled into exile. A decade later, Nathan lives a simple life on Martha’s Vineyard and goes by the alias ‘Rolly DeVore’. But when his old boss shows up, Nathan/Rolly vows to drive him off the island before his true identity is uncovered.

Delivery man
Burbank, California : Buena Vista Home Entertainment ; Touchstone Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD DEL (NEW)
The story of friendly underachiever David Wozniak, whose ordinary life gets twisted in a knot when he finds out that he has fathered 533 children via sperm donations he made twenty years earlier.

The great beauty La grande bellezza
[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, 2014.
DVD GRE (NEW)
For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city’s literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries.

Hours
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, c2014, c2012.
DVD HOU (NEW)
Nolan Hayes arrives at a New Orleans hospital with his pregnant wife, Abigail, who has gone into early labor. Things quickly spiral out of control when the birth goes tragically wrong and Hurricane Katrina hits, ravaging the hospital and forcing an evacuation. With his baby dependent on a ventilator and no one around to help, Nolan faces one life-and-death decision after another and must fight to keep his daughter alive.

The hungover games
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD HUN (NEW)
After Doug’s bachelor party in a motel outside of Las Vegas, our hung-over partiers, Bradley, Ed, and Zach wake up in a strange room in a stranger world, without Doug. After meeting the bratty Effing and the gruff, alcoholic Justmitch, our heroes realize they are on a train headed for the deadly Hungover Games. It’s a fight for survival in the Arena as our guys go toe to toe against various Pop Culture Districts. Will Bradley, Ed, and Zach find Doug and get him back for the wedding?

I’m so excited!
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics, [2013].
DVD IM (NEW)
A mechanical failure on a plane flying to Mexico City is endangering the lives of the passengers aboard. As the pilots attempt to fix the error, the attendants attempt to assist the passengers, and the passengers have a catharsis of emotion that helps them escape the idea of death.

Inside Llewyn Davis
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD INS (NEW)
Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Llewyn Davis (Oscar Issac) is at a crossroads and struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles- some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, Llewyn’s misadventures take him from the baskethouses of Greenwich Village to an empty Chicago club- on an odyssey to audition for a music mogul- and back again. Brimming with music performed by Issac, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan, as well as Marcus Mumford and Punch Brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis is an epic on an intimate scale.

Instructions not included
Santa Monica, California : Pantelion, c2014.
DVD INS (NEW)
Bachelor Valentin Bravo has his life turned upside down when a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep. They move to L.A. in search of the mother, but are unable to find her. So he decides to raise the baby on his own and gets a job as one of Hollywood’s top stuntmen.

It’s not me I swear! Cest pas moi, je le jure!
New York, NY : First Run Features.
DVD ITS (NEW)
Leon is not like most ten-year olds. This innocent-looking boy with an overly fertile imagination is a young hellion, a consummate liar and thief well versed in breaking and entering his neighbors’ homes and running away from his own. When his mom decides to pack up and leave for Greece, Leon does so much to keep her there.

Kill your darlings
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics, c2014.
DVD KIL (NEW)
A story of friendship, love, and murder in the early 1940s. The story recounts the pivotal year that changed Allen Ginsberg’s life forever and provided the spark for him to start his creative revolution. Based on true events and characters.

The last days on Mars
Los Angeles, California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD LAS (NEW)
A crew of astronauts on an exploratory mission to Mars discovers a deadly infection and succumbs one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while desperately fighting to escape.

Mandela long walk to freedom
[United States] : Weinstein Company ; Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, c2014.
DVD MAN (NEW)
Based on South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education, marriage to Winnie Mandela and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society.

Nebraska
Hollywood, California : Paramount, Home Entertainment c2014.
DVD NEB (NEW)
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he’s struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the father’s hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father.

Night train to Lisbon
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, c2013.
DVD NIG (NEW)
Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and begins to piece together an epic story of oppression and revolution, loyalty and betrayal, love and jealousy, played out against the backdrop of a brutal fascist dictatorship. In his exploration of Amadeu de Prado’s life, Gregorius finds that life can change in an instant.

Odd Thomas
Chatsworth, California : Image Entertainment, c2014.
DVD ODD (NEW)
Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows up with an entourage of ghostly “bodachs”- predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction- Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his sweetheart, Stormy, and the local sheriff, Odd will plunge into an epic battle of good vs evil to try and stop a disaster of apocalyptic proportions.

Oldboy
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD OLD (NEW)
An advertising executive is kidnapped and kept in solitary confinement for 20 years, Joe Doucett has suddenly been set free without a word of explanation. Obsessed with finding those who imprisoned him, Doucett wreaks havoc upon his captors, unaware his freedom is part of a plan and his true punishment’s about to begin.

Out of the furnace
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD OUT (NEW)
Russell Baz leads a dead-end life- he works a meaningless steel mill job all day, and cares for his terminally ill father at night. When Russell’s brother Rodney returns home from Iraq, he is lured into one of the Northeast’s most ruthless crime rings and mysteriously disappears. When the police fail to solve the case, Russell puts his life at risk in order to seek justice for his brother.

The patience stone Syngué sabour, pierre de patience
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2014].
DVD PAT (NEW)
Adapted from the best-selling novel by Atiq Rahimi. It tells a story of a young woman watching over her older husband, in a country torn apart by war.

Reaching for the moon
New Almaden, CA : Wolfe Video Llc, c2014.
DVD REA (NEW)
Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares. This sumptuous English-language ’50s period piece recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janeiro, where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares.

Saving Mr. Banks
Burbank, California : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD SAV (NEW)
When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney’s desire to bring her beloved character, Mary Poppins, to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario’s concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During her stay in California, Travers’ reflects back on her difficult childhood in 1906 Australia.

Sister L’enfant d’en haut
[United States] : Adopt Films, c2013.
DVD SIS (NEW)
Simon lives with his older sister in a housing complex below a luxury Swiss ski resort. Every day, he takes the lift up to the opulent ski world above, stealing equipment from rich tourists to resell to the local kids down in the valley. But when Simon partners with a crooked British seasonal worker, he begins to lose his boundaries, affecting his relationship with his sister and plummeting him into dangerous territory.

Sleep tight
Orland Park, IL : Dark Sky Films, cp2012.
DVD SLE
Toiling silently amongst the residents of an everyday Barcelona apartment building, doorman Cesar harbors a dark secret: his sole desire in life is to make others unhappy. When he sets his sights on Clara, one of his building’s cheeriest residents, his sick need blossoms into a full-fledged obsession. Embarking on a series of private and physical violations against Clara, Cesar becomes determined to ruin her life by any means necessary.

Sunlight Jr
[United States] : Gravitas Ventures, c2013.
DVD SUN (NEW)
A convenience store clerk, Melissa, and her paraplegic boyfriend, Richie are barely making ends meet when they find out they are having a baby. Genuinely excited, they are overjoyed until Melissa loses her job, and the motel where they are living at evicts them. They must now face the difficult choices about their lives and relationship.

Thor: the dark world
Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD THO (NEW)
Worlds collide when a powerful ancient enemy threatens to plunge the cosmos into eternal darkness. Now, reunited with Jane Foster, and forced to forge an alliance with his treacherous brother Loki, Thor embarks on a perilous personal quest to save both Earth and Asgard from destruction.

12 years a slave
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2014, c2013.
DVD TWE (NEW)
Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope.

Twice born
Port Washington, New York : Entertainment One, c2014.
DVD TWI (NEW)
Gemma visits Sarajevo with her son, Pietro. Sixteen years ago they escaped the war-torn city while the boy’s father remained behind and later died. As she tries to repair her relationship with Pietro, a revelation forces Gemma to face loss, the cost of war and the redemptive power of love.

Wadjda
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics, [2014].
DVD WAD (NEW)
An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school’s Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

Watchtower
[New York] : Film Movement ; Prince Frederick, Md. : Distributed by RB Media, c2013.
DVD WAT (NEW)
A man and a woman seeking refuge from the world: Nihat at a remote forest fire tower, Seher in her room at a rural bus station. When their lives collide, each now has to fight their battle of conscience before the other.

The wolf of Wall Street
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, c2014.
DVD WOL (NEW)
Martin Scorsese directs the story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort. From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption in the late ’80s. Excess success and affluence in his early twenties as founder of the brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont warranted Belfort the title ‘The Wolf of Wall Street.

You will be my son Tu seras mon fils
Port Washington, NY : Distributed by Entertainment One film, [2014].
DVD YOU (NEW)
Paul de Marseul is the passionate, demanding proprietor of his prestigious family wine estate. But he has no faith in his son, Martin, who works at the vineyard. Paul dreams of a harder-working, successful son. A dream that one day seemingly materializes when he meets Philip, the son of his dying estate manager. Can Paul turn against his own blood and turn Philip into the rightful heir of his family estate?

 

Adult Non-Fiction DVD’s -

Crossroads Eric Clapton guitar festival : recorded live, Madison Square Garden, New York, April 12 & 13, 2013
Burbank, CA : Rhino Entertainment Company, c2013.
DVD 781.66 CRO
This documentary captures some of the performances from the 2013 edition of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, an event that featured sets from such musical luminaries as Robert Cray, Steve Cropper, BB King, Keb’ Mo’, John Mayer, and Buddy Guy among many others.

Linsanity
Sherman Oaks, CA : Ketchup Entertainment, LLC.
DVD 796.323 LIN
Linsanity is a moving and inspirational portrait of Jeremy Lin. It chronicles his path to international stardom, the adversities he faced along the way, his struggles to overcome stereotypes and how he drew strength from his faith, family and culture.

 

Adult TV Series DVD’s -

Californication : the sixth season
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, c2014.
DVD CAL (NEW)
Hank tries to collaborate on a rock opera based on his book with a famous rock star while taking up with his beautiful muse; Charlie and Stu compete for the affections of Marcy; Marcy falls under the spell of a seriously radical feminist; Becca drops out of college to become a writer.

Veep : the complete second season
Burbank, CA : HBO Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD VEE (NEW)
Former Senator Selina Meyer was a charismatic leader and a rising star in her party with her eye on the White House. Then she became vice president. Veep follows the whirlwind day-to day existence of Vice President Meyer as she puts out political fires, juggles a busy public schedule and demanding private life, and defends the president’s interests, even as ship with the Chief  Executive.

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