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Jaws, the revenge.
The widowed Ellen Brody now finds herself reliving the horrors of the past when a mammoth shark kills her son. Grief-stricken, she travels to the Bahamas to be with her other son, a marine biologist, and his family. There she meets and falls for a carefree airplane pilot. But just as she is putting her life back together, the nightmare of the past returns when her granddaughter is attacked by an all-too-familiar Great White. Determined to end the terror once and for all, Ellen sets out for a showdown to the death. The action and tension build rapidly to a shattering climax in this, the most incredible Jaws adventure of them all.
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Bird of paradise.
A handsome south seas soldier of fortune falls in love with the daughter of a Polynesian native chieftain. Alas, their idyllic romance is destined to come to a sudden and violent end: tribal custom decrees that she is to be sacrificed to the local volcano.
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The curse of King Tut's tomb Merlin's apprentice.
The curse of King Tut's tomb: Free-spirited archaeologist Danny Fremon is certain that if found, King Tut's emerald tablet would hold the power to control the world. Unfortunately, the only one who believes Fremont is his nemesis archaeologist Morgan Sinclair, a member of a secret society who wants the table to release unspeakable evil on the world and will stop at nothing to get it. NOTE = Merlin's apprentice: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly magic, the fight against unknown dangers begins -- to find the Grail, restore it to its rightful place, and bring Camelot back to its glory days.
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The Bourne identity.
Jason Bourne is found with a pair of bullets in his back, and no memory of his past. He discovers that he possesses a surprising degree of skill in combat, martial arts, and linguistics-- talents that indicate past work as a spy and assassin. Bourne must race to unlock the secret of his identity before he is killed.
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The Bourne supremacy.
Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not really certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences.
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The Bourne ultimatum.
Bourne is inadvertently brought out of hiding by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally, ultimately, uncover his dark past while dodging renewed efforts to eradicate him.
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The way of war.
Paramilitary operative David Wolfe is a highly trained, deadly assassin assigned to kill a notorious terrorist in the Middle East. During his mission, he stumbles upon a U.S. government conspiracy involving the top members of the administration.
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Into the blue.
When a group of young divers discover the wreckage of a cargo plane at the bottom of the sea, they believe their dream of buried treasure has come true. What they don't realize is that there is also millions of dollars of illegal goods that are in that sunken plane and a group of dangerous criminals are already desperately searching for it. As tensions mount and the friends begin to fight about what to do with their find, others get closer to discovering their secret and the treasure hunters quickly become the hunted.
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Comedy Subscribe to the RSS feed for recent acquisitions in Comedy

Three wise girls.
When a small town girl moves to New York to pursue a modeling career, she must quickly learn the ropes and recognize the pitfalls.
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Virtue.
"This fast-paced comedy-drama features Pat O'Brien as an honest, enterprising cab driver and Carole Lombard as Mae, a prostitute he mistakes for an unemployed stenographer. After a whirlwind courtship and marriage, Mae's past comes back to haunt her when a duplicitous acquaintance implicates her in a sordid affair that she tries to hide from her husband." -- container.
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Starsky & Hutch.
Set in the 1970s Bay City, two undercover police detective, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and Dave Starsky, always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey. They rely on their street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod. The two are on their first big case which involves a former college campus drug dealer who has gone on to become a white collar criminal dealing in a new "undetectable" form of cocaine.
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Documentary Subscribe to the RSS feed for recent acquisitions in Documentary

Loose change.
What if September 11th was not a surprise attack on America, but rather, a cold and calculated genocide by our own government?... Conspiracy theory? It's not a theory of you can prove it.
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Stolen honor wounds that never heal.
Examines John Kerry's testimony before a U.S. Senate committee concerning the Vietnam War. Former Vietnam War prisoners of war present rebuttals to his testimony.
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Uncle Sam, the movie collection. Volume 6.
Tells the story of seven "original" wartime shorts and documentaries produced by Hollywood studios and the U.S. government from 1936 to 1945. Documents numerous events, icons, places. NOTE = It's everybody's war: Henry Fonda narrates this reminder to Americans to stay focused on the raging Pacific war. NOTE = Last will & testament of Tom Smith: While awaiting execution, a captured American pilot recalls his life at home. Stars George Reeves, Lionel Barrymore, Walter Brennan. NOTE = The truth about taxes: Made before the war, this Republican National Committee-produced short is an indictment of Roosevelt's "New Deal." NOTE = Hell-bent for election: Chuck Jones directed this colorful political cartoon. A Democratic Party appeal to "get behind the president" and stay the course to victory. NOTE = Tomorrow television: Postwar career opportunity film is a fascinating short providing a glimpse of the early days of television. NOTE = Olympics of 1936: Newsreel highlights of the '36 Olympics, aka "The Hitler Games" features American track star Jesse Owens. NOTE = Hollywood victory caravan: Splashy star-studded musical fundraiser features Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Betty Hutton, Alan Ladd, Barbara Stanwyck, Humphrey Bogart.
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Uncovered the whole truth about the Iraq War.
Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.
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From combat to the classroom the wounded come home : a documentary trailer.
Focuses on the unprecedented partnership established between the US Marine Corps, Coastal Carolina Community College and UNC-Wilmington. Its aim is to provide a supportive environment to ensure that the returning wounded and their families recieve the support and attention they need.
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Holy Ghost people.
A report on the religious fervor of a small Pentecostal congregation in West Virginia whose fundamentalist philosophy encourages the biblical teaching of speaking in tongues and handling serpents.
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Drama Subscribe to the RSS feed for recent acquisitions in Drama

Looking for Langston.
A meditation on Langston Hughes (1902-1967) and the Harlem Renaissance with the poetry of Essex Hemphill and Bruce Nugent. Using original footage of the Cotton Club in the 1920's, newly staged set pieces and period blues numbers, it examines attitudes toward homosexuality then and now.
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G.
Inspired by 'The Great Gatsby', this story follows rap mogul Summer G on a journey to regain what he desires most - the love of his life, who is married to someone else. Summer would give up his millions to rekindle a romance with his one true love.
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Something to live for.
Jenny Carey is a popular actress who has descended into alcoholism. Alan Miller is a recovering alcoholic who comes to her rescue and encourages her to attend Alcoholics Anonymous while he continues to struggle with his own demons. The two lost souls fall in love but Alan refuses to endanger his marriage no matter how strong his feelings toward Jenny.
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Ten cents a dance.
Barbara makes the mistake of marrying an unrepentent gambler. When his gambling debts become too cumbersome, she turns to a wealthy suitor.
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Arizona.
"While at West Point, Denton rebuffs Evelyn Palmer who shows up later as the wife of his commanding officer in Arizona. When he takes a shine to her sister Bonita, Evelyn accuses him of making illicit advances toward her while the Colonel's away. " -- IMDB.
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Shopworn.
Class conflict ensues when a waitress falls in love with a wealthy college student.
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Foreign films Subscribe to the RSS feed for recent acquisitions in Foreign films

Attack of the 30's characters.
Sixteen cartoon classics from all eight major American animation studios of the 1930s.
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Dong xie xi du.
A story of vagrant swordsmen obtaining vegeance for the women in their lives.
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Dhoom 2.
A true 21st century action comedy. Three cops (Chopra, Bachchan and Basu) are caught in a global game of cat and mouse with two of the most notorious, high tech thieves still at large (Roshan and Rai).
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Habanastation.
Set in contemprary times, tells the story of the friendship of two boys from Havana who come from different socioeconomic classes.
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Tomboy.
Laure is 10 years old and a tomboy. On arrival in a new neighborhood, she lets Lisa and her crowd believe that she is a boy. Summer becomes a big playground and Laure pretends to be "Mikael", a boy like the others, different enough to get the attention of Lisa, who falls in love with him. Laure takes advantage of her new identity as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret.
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La reine des pommes The queen of hearts.
When thirty-something Adele is devastated after a painful breakup, her cousin Rachel takes her in. With Rachel's help, will Adele finally find the cure for her broken heart?
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TSirk Circus.
Alexandrov's attempt at importing American musical comedy into Soviet film. An American circus star who has a black baby can only find happiness with the Soviet people in the Soviet Union.
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Volga, Volga muzykalnaia komediia = Wolga, Wolga.
Love story in which the boy and girl quarrel over whether his classical music performance or her folk music performance will win the Moscow amateur talent show.
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Vision aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen.
The story of Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th century Benedictine nun, who was one of the first women to preach and interpret Biblical scripture.
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Niñas mal Charm school.
Sassy Adela León, with her tattoos and body piercing wants to be an actress This drives her father to distraction. She's not exactly what Mexico City's conservative party has in mind as the daughter of their next nominee. So that she doesn't jeopardize his standing in the coming election, Sr. León enrolls Adela in a stylish finished school for young ladies. Schoolmistress Maca Ribera promises him that, with a little effort, she can transform Adela into a domestic goddess. By celebrating one another's differences, the girls form fast friendships and life at their stuffy school has become one big slumber party. When Adela is asked to play the biggest role of her life, the hostess of an influential dinner party for her father, she really dishes it out.
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Horror Subscribe to the RSS feed for recent acquisitions in Horror

Chucky the killer DVD collection.
Child's play 2: After being rebuilt by Play Pals Toy Company, Chucky reappears in the life of Andy Barclay. NOTE = Child's play 3: Chucky is back, and this time he's in the hands of an unsuspecting child and only 16-year-old Andy realized the sick game that's being played. NOTE = Bride of Chucky: Chucky learns that marriage can be murder when he teams up with a doll named Tiffany. NOTE = Seed of Chucky: Tiffany and Chucky's orphaned spawn, Glen, proves that the rotten apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
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Sci-Fi and Fantasy Subscribe to the RSS feed for recent acquisitions in Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Soylent green.
Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
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Shorts and Collections Subscribe to the RSS feed for recent acquisitions in Shorts and Collections

The complete works of Yuri Norstein.
Features animated shorts by Russian animator Yuri Norstein, including his first film, 25th : the first day, about the first day of the October Revolution, which combines poetry by Mayakovsky and music by Shostakovich with images and motifs inspired by the art of a number of Russia's leading avant-garde and post- revolutionary artists. Includes Battle of Kerjenets, which is based on a legendary Russian battle and features frescoes, icons, and Rimsky-Korsakov music, and several animated shorts based on Russian folk tales. Also presents Tale of tales, which weaves threads of realism and nostalgia around a popular Russian lullaby, Pablo Picasso's minotaur, and images of the lost glories of Alexander Pushkin and the golden age of Russian literature.
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Silent Subscribe to the RSS feed for recent acquisitions in Silent

D.W. Griffith years of discovery, 1909-1913.
Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations.
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