Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 18 October 2011:

American Pickers - The Complete Season 2
Mike Wolfe, owner of Antique Archaeology in Iowa, and his business partner Frank Fritz, hunt down objects with historical, collectible, and pop culture value that have been long forgotten by their owners. From a vintage Harley to a one-of-a-kind Ferris wheel, each treasure hunt uncovers weird and wonderful Americana, offering a glimpse into a little-known side of the antiques business. Along the way, Mike and Frank meet people whose own stories open a window into American lives and history.

Bad Teacher
Elizabeth is a foul-mouthed, ruthless junior high teacher who can't wait to marry her meal ticket and get out of her bogus day job. When she's dumped by her fiance, she begins to woo a rich, handsome substitute. Competing for his affections is overly energetic colleague Amy. Elizabeth also finds herself fighting off the advances of a sarcastic gym teacher. The consequences of her outrageous schemes give her students, her coworkers, and herself an education like no other.

Better Life
Carlos Galindo always dreamed of a better life for his wife and newborn son when he crossed the border into the U.S. But when his wife left him, Carlos's only goal became to make sure his son Luis was given the opportunities he never had. A story that follows father and son as they embark on a physical and spiritual journey where they discover that family is the most important part of the American dream.

Engineering Ground Zero
On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, NOVA presents an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit. With extraordinary access granted by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, follows the five-year construction of One World Trade Center (1 WTC) and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Captures the behind-the-scenes struggle of architects and engineers to make the buildings safe and highly secure under the pressures of a tight schedule, and more.

Hot Coffee
Exposes how corporations spent millions on a propaganda campaign to distort Americans' view of lawsuits, forever changing the civil justice system. From the infamous case of the woman who sued McDonalds over spilled coffee to the saga of the Mississippi Supreme Court Justice deemed 'not corporate enough' by business interests, this program tears apart the conventional wisdom about 'frivolous lawsuits.'

Last Circus
Sad Clown Javier finds work in a circus and befriends a cast of characters, including brutish Happy Clown Sergio, who humiliates Javier daily in the name of entertainment. He also meets Natalia, a gorgeous acrobat and abused wife of Sergio. Javier falls deeply in love with her and tries to rescue her from her cruel, violent husband, unleashing Sergio's jealousy. With neither man willing to back down, the twisted love triangle evolves into a ferocious battle that reaches unbelievable heights.

Monte Carlo
Get ready for an awesome adventure of a lifetime in Monte Carlo! Grace, a high-spirited high school grad, is looking forward to a vacation in Paris with her best friend Emma and stepsister Meg. Just as the girls think their trip is ruined when their hyperactive tour guide leaves them behind, Grace is mistaken for a wealthy socialite and the trio is whisked away to Monte Carlo for a thrilling week of glitz, glam, and unforgettable fun.

Nora's Will
When his ex-wife Nora dies right before Passover, Jose is forced to stay with her body until she can be properly put to rest. He soon realizes he is part of Nora's plan to bring her family back together for one last Passover feast. This leads Jose to reexamine their relationship, and rediscover their undying love for each other.

Page One - Inside the New York Times
Gain unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk. With the Internet surpassing print as the main news source and newspapers all over the country going bankrupt, see the media industry transform at its time of greatest turmoil. Writers like Brian Stelter, Tim Arango, and the salty but brilliant David Carr track print journalism's metamorphosis even as their own paper struggles to stay vital and solvent.

Pawn Stars - Season 3
Venture inside the only family-run pawn shop in Las Vegas, where three generations of men use their sharp-eyed skills to carefully assess the value of items ranging from the obscure to the historic. The rarely tactful and always confrontational Harrison family finds the gems and busts the fakes, all in hopes of making the biggest profit possible.

Planet Evolution
Prepare to be transported to strange worlds within worlds where it seems as if nature has thrown the rule book out the window. Go in for a closer look, and see how the magic of evolution and the forces of nature have together shaped eccentric animals, eclectic lifestyles, and unorthodox patterns of behavior.

The Real Face of Jesus
Follows a team of graphic experts as they use cutting-edge 3D software to bring a holy relic known as the Shroud of Turin to life. Many believe Jesus Christ was buried in this ancient linen cloth, which bears traces of blood and the faint, ghostly image of a man. With the help of modern technology, can this team finally unlock the secrets of one of the world's most scrutinized and controversial artifacts?

Red State
Three teenage boys are lured to the town of Cooper's Dell with the promise of a party. But instead of enjoying the night of their dreams, the teens are plunged into the nightmarish world of Pastor Abin Cooper and the Five Points Trinity, a fundamentalist group with a stockpile of weaponry and a deadly moral agenda. When word of the teens' disappearance reaches the authorities, a military task force is mobilized.

The Robber
A champion marathoner leads a double life as a serial bank robber, sprinting between fixes and away from police cavalcades, as many as three times a day. A lean, visceral study of pathological compulsion from Austrian director Benjamin Heisenberg, featuring a riveting central performance by Andreas Lust.

The Secrets of Christianity
This special collection attempts to unravel the mysteries of Christianity that have existed for thousands of years. Archeological and historical sleuthing will reveal the details behind the following puzzles: the sea journey Jesus took and why it's been covered up, how Mount Vesuvius might have been more responsible for the spread of Christianity than apostles Peter and Paul, what happened to the nails discovered in the tomb of the man who sent Jesus to the cross, and much more.

Shaun the Sheep - We Wish Ewe a Merry Christmas
'Tis the season to be woolly, with Shaun the Sheep and his farmyard friends. Frolic with the flock as they decorate the farmhouse for the farmer, watch Bitzer and Pidsley battle for a spot by the fire, join a massive snowball fight, and much more. Episodes Include: We Wish Ewe a Merry Christmas; Snowed In; Fireside Favorite; An Ill Wind; Bitzer's New Hat; Chip off the Old Block; and Shirley Whirley. Special features include a game and song.

The Shock Doctrine
Using 'shock therapy' as a metaphor, the film investigates Klein's central idea of 'disaster capitalism.' When countries are jolted by catastrophic events such as war or natural disasters, they are often subjected to totally un-regulated 'free market' remedies that benefit corporations at public expense.

Strangers
A chance encounter in Berlin sparks an improbable, passionate affair between an Israeli man and a Palestinian woman in this critically acclaimed, bittersweet drama. Handsome Eyal and gorgeous Rana meet when their backpacks get swapped on the subway during the 2006 World Cup finals. Over six days, they get swept away by romantic desire, soccer mania, and competing political loyalties. When Rana suddenly returns to Paris, Eyal must make some bold choices that could alter their lives forever.

Top Shot - Complete Season 2
History's explosive competition series targets another hit season. Sixteen fearless marksmen take aim for the $100,000 prize and the title of Top Shot. Featured will be the iconic 'Tommy Gun' and .44 Magnum, but not just firearms, the marksmen's skills will also be tested with tomahawks, compound bows, and blow guns. In the end, only one can be the Top Shot.

WWE Night of Champions 2011
It's the only night of the year when every WWE Championship is defended, including the WWE, World Heavyweight, United States, Intercontinental, Tag Team, and Divas Championships. Last year's event saw a memorable six-pack challenge for the WWE Championship, and this year's event promises to be the biggest ever. Stars: John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz, Alberto Del Rio, Rey Mysterio, Big Show, Kofi Kingston, Jack Swagger, Sheamus, and many others.

Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Green Lantern with 1037 requests.

The Zookeeper had 759 requests,
Horrible Bosses had 710 requests,
Chuck - Complete 4th Season had 104 requests,
Merry Madagascar had 64 requests,
The Trip had 59 requests,
Penguins of Madagascar - The all-nighter before... had 57 requests,
WWE Ladder Match 2 - Crash & Burn had 30 requests, and
History Detectives - Season 9 had 11 requests.

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