"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Mar 202014


No HD Shall Escape Your Sight

GREEN LANTERN: THE COMPLETE ANIMATED SERIES (2011-2013) Legendary DC animation architect Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, Justice League Unlimited) teams with WB animation vets Sam Register (Batman: The Brave and the Bold), Jim Krieg (Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox) and Giancarlo Volpe (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) for this intergalactic venture into CG glory. Hal Jordan is placed beyond the reach of Oa and his fellow Green Lantern Corpsmen on the edges of the Guardian Frontier aboard the experimental spacecraft the Interceptor in this first animated series starring everyone’s favorite Space Sector 2814 patrolman. Powered by the emerald energy itself, the Interceptor comes equipped with self-aware AI Aya and fan favorite GL Kilowog. Together they must confront the rising menace of the Red Lanterns only to discover an even greater evil that threatens to extinguish all life in the universe. Ably mining the entire GL mythos (especially the ground-breaking Geoff Johns run), the series is packed with all the sci-fi awesome fans could demand, including Guy Gardner, Larfleeze, Tomar-Re, Blue Lantern Saint Walker, the Manhunters and the Anti-Monitor. Grab this double disc, complete 26 episode series collection. It be a delight, in brightest day and blackest night – you have our oath on it, by Oa! 16×9 Widescreen

County Med is Here to Serve

MEDICAL CENTER S4 (1972-73) Chad Everett and James Daly lead their hit medical drama into its fourth outing tackling controversial topics while using cutting-edge medicine with a side dose of compassion. Alternative medicine, parapsychology, performance enhancing drugs, ³angels of mercy² killers and more are confronted by Dr. Joe and Dr. Lochner alongside a ward full of A-list guest stars. One of those guests, Film Noir Queen Audrey Totter, was on her way to becoming a series regular, thanks to her compelling Nurse Wilcox. Among the other stars showing up at County UMC are Courtship of Eddie¹s Father stars Bill Bixby and Brandon Cruz (in separate episodes), Jim Backus, Stefanie Powers, Celeste Holm, Larry Hagman, Barbara Feldon, John Ritter, Ruth Buzzi, Jessica Walter, Robert Foxworth, Will Geer, George Chakiris, Nancy Walker and William Windom.
6-Disc, 24-Episode Collection. Newly Remastered.

A Real Reel Hero

TIM HOLT WESTERN CLASSICS VOLUME 4 (1940-52) Tim Holt rides again in this action-packed three disc, nine movie collection that gives Western fans a chance to saddle up with Tim across more than a decade¹s span of sagebrush sagas. From Wagon Train, the film that crowned Tim a Cowboy King, to some of his final Western adventures in Overland Telegraph and Trail Guide, Holt¹s acting dexterity that’s on ample display in his A-list supporting player career, gets plenty of chances to shine. He also larks through screwball comedy Western The Fargo Kid, fights a grim battle against a town of outlaws in Land of the Open Range and even buckles on some costumed adventurer swash in Red River Robin Hood! But no man rides alone for long as Tim is joined by a posse of cool co-stars like Ray Whitley, Lee ³Lasses² White, Marjorie Reynolds, Janet Waldo, and ³Ukulele Ike² Cliff Edwards. But why waste time jawin¹? Let’s ride! Collection includes: Wagon Train (1940), The Fargo Kid (1940), Cyclone on Horseback (1941), Riding the Wind(1942), Land of the Open Range (1942), Thundering Hoofs (1942), Overland Telegraph (1951) and Trail Guide (1952).

Paramounts Back in Print

THE LONELY MAN (1957) Jack Palance and Anthony Perkins star in this Western drama about a gunfighter struggling to reconnect with the estranged son he abandoned years previously. It’s a bond that best be forged soon, since a posse of badmen are close behind. 16×9 Widescreen

JOSEPH ANDREWS (1977) Tony Richardson (Tom Jones) returns to the 18th Century for this ribald and rollicking tale of virtue unrewarded. The aptly named Lady Booby (Ann-Margret) lusts after innocent village foundling Joseph Andrews (Peter Firth) and makes him her footman. Alas, parson protege Andrews has his heart set on innocent Fanny Goodwill…alas for Joseph, that is. 16×9 Widescreen

KING DAVID (1982) Bruce Beresford directs a red hot Richard Gere in this sweeping biblical saga that seeks to root its sling-wielding singing shepherd solidly on the grounds of biblical archeology. Edward Woodward and Alice Krige co-star. 16×9 Widescreen

TESTAMENT (1983) A powerful post-nuclear paean to the slow disintegration of the survivors of a atomic holocaust, Jane Alexander and William Devane play the heads of the tale’s central family while a very young Rebecca DeMornay and Kevin Costner make a some of their earliest film appearances as a troubled couple doing everything they can to survive. 16×9 Widescreen

PERMANENT RECORD (1988) Keanu Reeves stars in this poignant and moving look at the aftermath of teen suicide. When a high school’s perfect boy takes a header off a bluff, his schoolmates, family and teachers are left to struggle with the loss. 16×9 Widescreen

MEAN MACHINE (2001) This riotous across-the-pond reworking of The Longest Yard features all-star footballer (that’s soccer to you, punk) Vinnie Jones and action superstar Jason Statham in this tale of screws against gaolbirds for the goal. 16×9 Widescreen

THE RECKONING (2003) This criminally overlooked medieval murder mystery is simultaneously a thriller, a lesson on the rise of modern drama and a rumination on power and politics. It’s also a corker with an all-star cast
– Paul Bettany, Willem Dafoe, Brian Cox, Tom Hardy, Gina McKee and Vincent Cassel. Directed by Paul McGuigan, from the novel Morality Play by Barry Unsworth. 16×9 Widescreen

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