Monday, April 21, 2014

Tuesday's New DVD Releases

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 29 April 2014:

47 Ronin
Kai is an outcast who joins Oishi, the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. They embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.
Bad Country
In 1983, a veteran Baton Rouge detective, Bud Carter, infiltrates the most powerful criminal enterprise in the South. After taking down its top lieutenant and contract killer, Jesse Weiland, the detective convinces him to become an informant. Jesse sets out to help bring down the entire organization, including its architect, Lutin.
The Bag Man
A hitman named Jack takes an assignment to deliver a mysterious bag to his crafty boss with strict instructions not to peek inside. With the help of an elusive prostitute, Jack battles a mess-load of gunfire, a slew of crooked cops, and unruly mobsters on a deadly quest to deliver the precious cargo and earn a big pay day.
The Best Offer
When a mysterious heiress asks famed but unscrupulous art appraiser and auctioneer Virgil Oldman to evaluate her late parents' collection yet remains forever unseen behind closed doors, it ignites a spark of curiosity in the normally austere Virgil that soon grows into an all-out obsession. Before long everything in Virgil's carefully constructed life threatens to come apart as he delves ever further into the world of intrigue surrounding his enigmatic employer.
Civil War - The Untold Story
Recounts how the struggle between North and South, long defined by battles like Gettysburg, Antietam, and Bull Run, was actually dependent on events in the West. Although often overlooked, the western theatre saw some of the conflict's bloodiest encounters, such as Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chickamauga, and featured iconic leaders.
Dark Hearts
Colson is a downtown artist who is trying to make a living from his paintings. His brother Sam arrives in town to spend time with him and get away from the trouble back home. The brothers' first night is spent at an underground nightclub where they meet sexy and alluring singer Fran. A fierce romance erupts between Colson and Fran but despite their passion, nothing can prepare them for the betrayal, obsession and destruction that this union will unleash.
Dead Shadows
A young man's parents were murdered on the same day that Halley's comet was visible from Earth. Eleven years later, a new comet lights up the Parisian sky, but as the night goes on, people begin to transform into horrible creatures.
Devil's Due
After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off to nerves, but, as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much more sinister origin.
Escape from Tomorrow
An epic battle begins when a middle-aged American husband and father of two learns that he has lost his job. Keeping the news from his family, he packs them up and embarks on a day of park hopping amid enchanted castles and fairytale princesses. Soon, an idyllic family vacation quickly unravels into a surrealist nightmare of paranoid visions, bizarre encounters, and an obsessive pursuit of a pair of sexy teenage Parisians.
Generation Like
FRONTLINE correspondent Douglas Rushkoff explores how the perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media, and exposes the game of cat-and-mouse that corporations are playing with these young consumers. Here is a powerful examination of the evolving and complicated relationship between teens and the companies that are increasingly working to target them.
Gimme Shelter
Based on inspiring true events, a teenage girl flees life with her drug-addicted mother to find the wealthy father she's never known. Tells the extraordinary and courageous tale of one girl's fight against the odds to find redemption and, ultimately, to create a family she can call her own.
Gloria
A story about a 'woman of a certain age' who gets caught up in a passionate whirlwind romance with a retired naval officer, whom she meets at a dance club for singles. But when she discovers the truth of their relationship, she takes matters into her own hands and sets forth the change of a lifetime.
High Five - A Suburban Adoption Saga
Cathy and Martin Ward travel to rural Ukraine to try and adopt five brothers and sisters, who become separated when only the adoption of the two middle sisters goes through. When a year later the kids are re-united, Yuliya, the oldest girl, cannot find her place in a new family. She favors Martin over Cathy and grieves the loss of the bond with siblings. The camera follows the family for over three years, capturing the complicated reality of international adoption.
Labor Day
Thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother Adele, all the while confronting the pangs of adolescence. Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers, an intimidating man clearly in need of help. Frank convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. The events of this long Labor Day weekend will shape them for the rest of their lives.
Locomotive
It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and families are traveling together, riding America's brand new transcontinental railroad. The pages come alive with the details of the trip and the sounds, speed, and strength of the mighty locomotives; the work that keeps them moving; and the thrill of travel from plains to mountain to ocean. Come hear the hiss of the steam, feel the heat of the engine, watch the landscape race by. Come ride the rails, come cross the young country!
Mr. Selfridge - Season 2
Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her newfound confidence and by the reappearance of her old ally Henri Leclair, returned from America.
The Selfish Giant
A contemporary fable about thirteen year old Arbor and his best friend Swifty. Excluded from school and outsiders in their own neighborhood, the two boys meet Kitten, a local scrap dealer. Wandering their town with just a horse and a cart, they begin collecting scrap metal for him. Swifty has a natural gift with horses while Arbor emulates Kitten, keen to impress him and make some money. However, Kitten favors Swifty, leaving Arbor feeling hurt and excluded, driving a wedge between the boys.
Super Skyscrapers
Follows the creation of four extraordinary skyscrapers, showcasing how they will revolutionize the way we live, work, and how we protect ourselves from potential threats, both from the environment and terrorist attacks. Episodes include: One World Trade Center; One57; Shanghai Tower; and The Leadenhall Building.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is Madea's Neighbors from Hell with 253 requests.

Welcome to the Jungle had 212 requests,
Chinese Zodiac had 116 requests,
Monster High - Frights, Camera, Action! had 109 requests,
The Suspect had 81 requests,
Barefoot had 68 requests,
Bettie Page Reveals All had 56 requests,
The Good Witch's Garden had 46 requests,
Big Bad Wolves had 44 requests,
Cloud 9 had 42 requests,
Doctor Who: The Web of Fear had 40 requests,
Easy Yoga - the secret to strength and balance had 31 requests,
WWE - The Best of Raw After the Show had 31 requests,
Seven Warriors had 28 requests,
Killer Typhoon had 26 requests,
Ken Burns: The Address had 20 requests,
Corazon Indomable had 12 requests,
Bucksville had 11 requests, and
Norman Rockwell's Shuffleton's Barbershop had 7 requests.

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