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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

New DVDs...

 "American Hustle" - a team of con-artists is coerced by an erratic FBI agent to infiltrate the New Jersey Mafia - winner of three Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture Comedy, Best Actress (Amy Adams) and Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Lawrence) - also starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Renner

"Frozen" - optimistic Anna is out to save Arendelle from an eternal winter and sister Elsa from herself - based on "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen - Academy and Golden Globe Award winner for Best Animated Feature Film - starring the voices of Kristen Bell (TV's "House of Lies"), Idina Menzel (TV's "Glee") and Josh Gad ("The Internship") 

"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" - Idris Elba ("Thor: The Dark World) portrays the South African visionary and leader from childhood under apartheid to imprisonment to becoming the first freely elected president of his nation - Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song ("Ordinary Love")

"The Purge" - that is an annual twelve-hour period in future America where crime is legal - can the wealthy Sandin family survive the half-day during which their home faces invasion? - stars Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey (TV's "Game of Thrones")  

 "Saving Mr. Banks" - Walt Disney promised his children that "Mary Poppins" would become a movie - how the now classic 1964 film finally got made is a story that is equally fantastic! - stars Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell and Paul Giamatti

"Sparks" - as in Ian Sparks, one of thirteen people given superpowers by a radioactive meteor - what happens next will turn Ian's world and literally the whole globe upside down! - stars Chase Williamson and Ashley Bell 

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