Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 10 January 2012:

Boardwalk Empire - Complete First Season
A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson - the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat.

A Bronx Tale
A devoted father battles a local crime boss for the life of his son. Growing up on the racially divided mean streets of 1960s New York, 11-year-old Italian-American Calogero, known as 'C,' idolizes sophisticated local mob boss Sonny, despite stern warnings from his working-class father. When 'C' gets older and defies his dad in order to join Sonny's dangerous gang, he finds that life is never black and white.

Deadliest Volcanoes
Millions of people around the world live in the shadow of active volcanoes. From Japan's Mount Fuji to the 'Sleeping Giant' submerged beneath Naples to the Yellowstone 'Supervolcano' in the United States, NOVA travels with scientists who are attempting to discover how likely these volcanoes are to erupt, when it might happen, and exactly how deadly they could prove to be.

Essential Killing
Captured by the U.S. military in Afghanistan, Mohammed is transported to a secret detention center somewhere in Europe. When the vehicle he is riding in crashes, he finds himself suddenly free and on the run in a snow-blanketed forest, a world away from the desert home he knew. Relentlessly pursued by an army that does not officially exist, Mohammed is faced with the necessity to kill in order to survive.

Frozen World - The story of the Ice Age
Travel back through history, over 27,000 years into the past, when Arctic glaciers reached as far south as London and people faced a daily struggle not just to survive as individuals, families or groups, but to avoid the ultimate extinction of the species. A key moment in the course of history saw the two branches of humankind, the Neanderthals and the Cro-Magnons, face off against the backdrop of perilous cold, harsh conditions, and massive predators.

Killer Elite
When two of the world's most elite operatives, Danny, a retired contract killer, and Hunter, his longtime mentor, go up against the cunning leader of a secret military society, their hunt takes them around the globe from Australia to Paris, London, and the Middle East. As the stakes rise along with the body count, Danny and Hunter are soon plunged into an action-packed game of cat and mouse where no one is what they seem.

King Arthur and Medieval Britain
For centuries, the adventures of King Arthur and his fabled court of heroes, the Knights of the Round Table, have dominated the imagination of the western world. This special collection presents five original specials that will help separate fact from fiction. Quest for King Arthur; King Arthur: His Life and Legends; Ancient Mysteries: Camelot; Knights and Armor; Ancient Mysteries: Quest For The Holy Grail.

A mile in his shoes
Mickey Tussler, an autistic pitcher, joins a minor league baseball team and has a profound effect on the team and manager Arthur 'Murph' Murphy over the course of a season.

Moneyball
The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

National Geographic Classics: Human Body
With stunning footage and cutting-edge technology, National Geographic explores the human body from the inside out as never before.Four classic programs look at how the incredible human machine works, from the miraculous in-utero development of a fetus to the mechanics of a beating heart, and from the formation of skin to the amazing way complicated systems work together for sensing, adapting, reproducing, regenerating, and thinking.

Saving Private Perez
Julian Perez, Mexico's most powerful man, must embark on a mission given to him by the only authority he respects: his mother. Joined by a colorful band of unlikely heroes, Julian must risk his life to fulfill his mother's wish and rescue his brother from the war-ridden prison of the most treacherous land in the world, Iraq.

There be dragons
When journalist Robert Torres is assigned to write a book about Josemaria Escriva, the controversial founder of Opus Dei, he hopes it will bring him closer to his father, Escriva's childhood friend. As Torres uncovers more about his father's past, he learns dark secrets that will change his world forever.

What's your number?
The outrageously funny comedy that asks: can nineteen wrongs make Mr. Right? When Ally Darling reads an article that leads her to believe she's going to be alone forever, she begins a wild search to find the best 'ex' of her life. But Ally's quest to reconnect with her former lovers goes hilariously awry, from a puppeteer who's more wooden than his puppet to a gynecologist with a 'spotty' memory. Through it all, Ally might just find the man of her dreams in the last place she ever expected.


Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is The Hangover Part II with 1103 requests.

I don't know how she does it had 558 requests,
Don't be afraid of the dark had 282 requests,
Shark Night had 264 requests,
The Guard had 257 requests,
Justified - Season 2 had 138 requests,
Puncture had 83 requests, and
The Last Lions had 24 requests.

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