Monday, April 6, 2015

New Movie Tuesday

Here are the DVD releases for next Tuesday, 14 April 2015:

The Babadook
Amelia is a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called Mister Babadook turns up at her house, she is forced to battle with her son's deep seated fear of a monster. Soon she discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Batman vs. Robin
When Batman finds himself under attack by his own son, Damian (Robin), he at first suspects the hand of Ra's Al Ghul behind the treachery, but then comes to see that the boy may be controlled by a mysterious and murderous society known as the Court of Owls.
Beside Still Waters
When Daniel (Ryan Eggold) invites his oldest friends to spend one last weekend at his parents' lake house, secrets are confessed, romances are rekindled, and a particularly epic game of Whiskey Slaps is played.
Big Eyes
Walter Keane became a worldwide celebrity and talk show fixture in the 1950s after he pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and used his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of the paintings.
The End of the Civil War
A collection of four feature-length specials about the final days of the Civil War, just in time for the 150th anniversary.
Enter the Dangerous Mind
A reclusive American composer with an online following has a tentative romance with a beautiful social worker. This offers a glimmer of hope, but his mind fractures as the voices in his head grow louder and more destructive.
God Help the Girl
From writer/director Stuart Murdoch comes the most delightfully different musical of the year. Eve is a catastrophe - low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James. Together they decide there's only one thing to do: form a pop group.
I Am Steve McQueen
In a time of social upheaval, McQueen's art imitated his life. He lived fast and drove faster. shares the incredible life story of this legendary actor, racer, and cultural icon. Combining original interviews, movie clips, archival footage and sound bites, the film chronicles McQueen's extraordinary career while focusing on the correlation between his on-screen and off-screen experiences.
Jinn
Shawn enjoys an idyllic life with his new wife Jasmine in Ann Arbor, MI. Their happiness is interrupted one day by a cryptic message warning of a curse that has been haunting his family for generations. Shawn is skeptical until strange and then menacing things start to happen. Unable to explain the events and fearing for his life, Shawn turns to Gabriel and Father Westhoff, a mysterious duo claiming to have answers.
John Doe, Vigilante
Frustrated with a failing legal system that continues to allow violent criminals to go free, John Doe begins exacting justice the only way he knows how - by killing one criminal at a time. Soon he becomes a media sensation and inspires a group of copycat vigilantes, but who is the real John Doe - a pillar of justice or a cold-blooded murderer?
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
In 1983, a group of childhood friends pulled off the crime of the century: kidnapping one of the richest men in the world, the heir of the Heineken beer empire. The shocking capture, by gunpoint in broad daylight on the streets of Amsterdam, resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for a kidnapped individual. It was truly the perfect crime, until they got away with it. Based on a true story.
Lights Out
Our planet is lit up 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We're addicted to light of all kinds, and like anything else that's addictive, is too much a bad thing? Join leading scientists in the lab and in the field to discover how much harm light at night may be causing people and to learn about the ground-breaking steps being taken to protect us.
Manny
An inspirational tale of Manny Pacquiao, a man who over came insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time. From a starving teenager who fought to feed his family, to a Congressman in the Philippines working tirelessly to improve the lives of his people this is a feature-length documentary film that explores the many triumphs and tribulations of Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao.
Maps to the Stars
Meet the Weiss family, who are making their way in Hollywood rife with money, fame, envy, and relentless hauntings. Stafford Weiss is a famed TV self-help therapist with an A-list celebrity clientele. Meanwhile, Cristina Weiss has her work cut out managing the career of their disaffected child-star son, Benjie, a fresh graduate of rehab at age thirteen. Yet unbeknownst to them, another member of the Weiss family has arrived in town, mysteriously scarred and tormented, Agatha.
Missing
When five year-old Oliver Hughes disappears while on holiday in France, it sets off a nearly decade-long search for his whereabouts.
The Town that Came a Courtin'
Abby, obituary writer turned author, is used to making up quirky, charming characters in her books, but here in Bliss, it almost seems like those characters have sprung to life, and Abby is fantasizing about moving right in. The townspeople have set their matchmaking minds in motion and they aren't about to let Abby leave without a little love in her heart.
Transatlantic Sessions 1: The Best of Folk Volume 1
An acclaimed ground-breaking series that, in a very simple fashion, brought together a host of great artists from Europe and America, and introduced them to each other's music.
Unlikely Animal Friends 2
Features amazing, heart-warming stories of animals that have struck up unusual relationships that seemingly go against all their instincts.

Wild Kratts - Shark-tastic
The Kratts are studying great white sharks while, Chef Gourmand is looking for ingredients for shark fin soup. Later, when Martin knocks the Creature Power Suits into a deep Arctic trench, the brothers search for them in the brand-new Octopod submarine. Then Aviva takes the lead when she wants to upgrade the Tortuga with swimming capabilities. Finally, the team is on a mission to decode the secret language of dolphins using a new invention.
The Woman in Black 2 - Angel of Death
The supernatural terror returns and unspeakable evil sets its sight on new prey when a group of orphaned children are forced to move into the abandoned Eel Marsh House with their caretakers, Eve and Jean. As the children begin to mysteriously disappear, Eve makes a shocking discovery; it may not be a coincidence that she has come to reside in a place inhabited by the murderous Woman in Black.
World War I - The People's Story
An outstanding cast of acclaimed British actors bring the First World War to life in this stirring documentary created to commemorate the conflict's centennial in 2014. This unique four-part series mixes archival footage with reenactments by actors playing real participants in the war and performing excerpts from their original letters, memoirs, and diaries of the time.
WWE Ultimate Warrior: Always Believe
Following his triumphant return to WWE after an eighteen year sabbatical, Warrior tragically passed away days after headlining the Hall of Fame class from WrestleMania30. Experience his story, the full story of how Jim Helwig went from chiropractor school to becoming a super-hero for millions of fans.
Which of these will have the most requests next week?

This week’s release with the most requests is A Most Violent Year with 531 requests.

The Immigrant had 308 requests,
Bad Asses on the Bayou had 76 requests,
The Book of Negroes had 58 requests,
Manhattan Season 1 had 55 requests,
UFC 181 & 182 - Hendricks vs Lawler II / Jones vs Cormier had 43 requests,
Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn had 29 requests,
Lego - Legends of Chima: Quest for the Legend Beast Season 2 Part 1 had 26 requests, and
Simon Wiesenthal Film Collection had 7 requests.

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