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Thursday, August 20, 2015

More DVDs out this week...!

"3 Hearts" - from France - Marc has discovered his new bride's sister was a woman with whom he once had a one-night stand - can they keep it a secret? - stars Benoit Poelvoorde ("Coco Before Chanel"), Charlotte Gainsbourg and Catherine Deneuve

"Blandings: Series 2" - as seen on PBS - it is 1929 and Lord Emsworth (Timothy Spall) just wants to be left alone with his prized pig - yet nothing is that simple in the universe of P.G. Wodehouse - also starring Jennifer Saunders (TV's "Absolutely Fabulous') - Note: It was Long Island where Wodehouse lived and wrote during the last years of his life

"Broadchurch: Season Two" - as seen on PBS - Joe Miller is being tried for murder and the procedure may tear the seaside town apart unless Rev. Alec Harvey can prevent it - stars David Tennant and Olivia Colman ("Locke")

"The Dead Lands" - from New Zealand - Hongi is the teenage son of a Maori chieftain slain with his tribe - Hongi must endure a dangerous journey to reach a mysterious potential partner for revenge - winner of seven New Zealand Film and Television Awards

"Hot Pursuit" - what do you do with an Oscar winner and a standout member of one of TV's most popular comedies? Why, put them in a chase across Texas, of course! - stars Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara

"Under the Dome: Season Two" - as seen on CBS - it is back to Chester's Hill, Maine where a force field has cut the village off from all civilization - why is this being done? What new things will the residents learn about each other? Based on the novel by Stephen King (Found in Merrick Library's Fiction Collection)

"Vera: Set 4" - as seen on PBS - that's Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn), Detective Chief Inspector for the Northumberland Police, solving murders as captivating as the local landscape

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