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Monday, October 26, 2015

DVDs available Tuesday, October 27th...

Above and BeyondAbove & Beyond (Documentary) - In 1948, a group of WWII pilots volunteered to fight for Israel in the War of Independence. As members of 'Machal' -- volunteers from abroad -- this ragtag band of brothers not only turned the tide of the war, preventing the possible annihilation of Israel at the very moment of its birth; they also laid the groundwork for the Israeli Air Force. The first major feature-length documentary about the foreign airmen in the War of Independence. Features new interviews with pilots from the '48 War, as well as leading scholars and statesmen, including Shimon Peres. 

Chasing ShadowsChasing Shadows - (UK ITV Series) DS Sean Stone (Reece Shearsmith) possesses an uncanny knack for getting inside the minds of serial killers. His ability makes him a brilliant detective, but he’s hindered by a personality disorder.  Forced to work with Ruth Hattersley (Alex Kingston), the mismatched partners clash from the start, but Stone dives headfirst into the bureau’s database to spot signs of serial killers behind some cases.  Also starring Noel Clarke.  A dark, sophisticated crime drama. 

Masterpiece: Home FiresHome Fires - (Masterpiece Theater PBS) - At the heart of a rural English village on the verge of the WWII, a diverse group of women with personal struggles, conflicting views and a shared mission forge a community that will inspire their finest hour. Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Reckless) head an ensemble cast. 

Hungry Hearts
Hungry Hearts -NYC newlyweds Jude (Adam Driver) and Mina (Alba Rohrwacher) have a seemingly perfect relationship. But things take an unsettling turn with the birth of their son. Convinced that the baby must be kept free of all contaminants, Mina develops fanatical obsessions with veganism, cleanliness, and purity that may kill the child unless Jude can stop her.  

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series 3
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Series 3 - Essie Davis (The Babadook, The Slap) returns as Miss Phryne Fisher, a “lady detective” from Melbourne. In Series 3, Phryne and Jack’s developing relationship is matched by the on-again, off-again romance of Phryne’s assistant, “Dot” Williams (Ashleigh Cummings). But with the unexpected arrival of her father in Australia, Phryne recalls troubling incidents from her past—and contends with ominous affairs in the present.

Pixels (DVD + UltraViolet)Pixels - When aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games like PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Centipede and Space Invaders as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (Kevin James) has to call on his childhood best friend, ’80s video game champion Sam Brenner (Adam Sandler) to lead a team of old-school arcaders (Peter Dinklage and Josh Gad) to defeat the aliens and save the planet.

SouthpawSouthpaw - From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua, Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal), has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (Rachel McAdams), an adorable daughter (Oona Laurence) and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend Curtis, (50 Cent) leaves him, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis (Forest Whitaker). Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption. 

Z for Zachariah [DVD + Digital]

Z for Zachariah -  In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.  D

irected by

Craig Zobel  Starring


 Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Pine, Margot Robbie

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