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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Jan 202014
 
American Experience: 1964: Due Feb. 18

PBS Distribution will release “AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: 1964” on DVD on February 18. 1964 was the year the Beatles came to America, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali, and three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. It was the year when Berkeley students rose up in protest, African Americans fought back against injustice in Harlem, and … More

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Jan 162014
 
Homefront: Due March 11

  Widowed ex-DEA agent Phil Broker (Jason Statham) retires to a quiet Southern town with his 10-year-old daughter and discovers that the idyllic setting is riddled with drugs and violence. When a riveting chain of events forces him to face off with psychotic local drug lord Gator Bodine (James Franco), Broker must retaliate using the … More

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Jan 162014
 
Nova: Cold Case JFK: Due Feb. 4

PBS Distribution will release on February 4 “NOVA: COLD CASE JFK” on DVD. The 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy has fueled dark rumors of conspiracies for decades. What can modern science tell us about the shooting in Dallas – and the investigations that followed? NOVA and a team of foremost experts employ exclusive … More

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Jan 102014
 
Frozen: Due March 18

  Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven,­ to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the … More

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Jan 102014
 
The Book Thief: Due March 11

  Based on the international bestselling book by Markus Zusak, this superbly acted drama tells the story of an extraordinary, spirited young girl sent to live with a foster family in WWII Germany. Intrigued by the only book she brought with her, she begins collecting books as she finds them — with the help of … More

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Jan 102014
 
The Grandmaster: Due March 4

  Action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who survived the turmoil of 1930s China to change the world of martial arts forever (he was Bruce Lee's teacher). The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of … More

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Jan 102014
 
Out of the Furnace: Due March 11

  Gritty drama about family, fate, circumstance, and justice. Russell Baze (Christian Bale) has a rough life: he works a dead-end blue collar job at the local steel mill by day, and cares for his terminally ill father by night. When Russell's brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) returns home from serving time in Iraq, he gets … More

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Jan 092014
 
William Friedkin’s Sorcerer Arrives on Blu-ray April 22

  William Friedkin’s Sorcerer makes long-awaited debut on Blu-ray Newly Remastered, with 40 Page Blu-ray Book William Friedkin’s Sorcerer, the cult suspense thriller that has been largely overlooked since its 1977 release, has now been acquired and fully restored by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and will make its Blu-ray debut on April 22, 2014. The release, … More

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Jan 062014
 
Dallas Buyers Club: Due Feb. 4

  In the fact-based drama, Matthew McConaughey portrays real-life Texas electrician Ron Woodroof, an ordinary man who found himself in a life-or-death battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies. In 1985, Ron was blindsided by being diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. These were the early days of the AIDS epidemic, … More

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Jan 062014
 
Last Vegas: Due Jan. 28

  Four 60-something-year-old friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal. Billy (Michael Douglas), Paddy (Robert De Niro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline) have been best friends since childhood. So when Billy, the group's sworn bachelor, finally proposes to … More

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