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Friday, November 6, 2015

DVDs available Tuesday, November 10th...

Better Call Saul: Season 1

Better Call Saul Season One  (AMC) - created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, this series is a prequel/spin-off of Breaking Bad, which was also created by Gilligan. Set in 2002, Better Call Saul follows the story of small-time lawyer James Morgan "Jimmy" McGill (Bob Odenkirk), 6 years before his appearance on Breaking Bad as Saul Goodman. Also starring Jonathan Banks and Rhea Seehorn. 

Code Unknown (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]Code Unknown (France) - On a bustling Paris streetcorner, four separate lives intersect, setting this film into motion. Carefully interweaving the stories of Anne, a promising actress (Juliette Binoche), her photojournalist boyfriend Georges (Thierry Neuvic), a young teacher of African descent (Ona Lu Yenke) and a Romanian illegal immigrant (Luminita Gheorghiu), Haneke crafts a compelling portrait of life in a fractured, lonely world. As these divergent stories gradually unfold, the seemingly unrelated lives prove to have very much in common, as they struggle for love and acceptance in society of locked doors and cold stares. 
Dope (DVD)

Dope - Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is a geek into old-school rap who finds himself in the middle of an adventure involving shady drug dealers, offbeat weirdos and a backpack that can make or break his chance of getting into Harvard. Also starring rapper A$AP Rocky, Blake Anderson (TV's Workaholics) and Zoë Kravitz.

Mr. Holmes [DVD + Digital]Mr. Holmes - An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes, deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember his final case and a woman, the memory of whom still haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.  Directed by Bill Condon  Starring:  Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada 

My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes

My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes of the Holocaust  (Documentary) -  directed and written by Oren Jacoby, that tells the story of the rescue of thousands of Italian Jews during World War II by ordinary and prominent Italians, including the champion cyclist Gino Bartali 

Pay the Ghost Pay the Ghost - Oscar winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) stars in this intense and chilling thriller about one man’s desperate search for his missing child. One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Lawford (Cage) is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife (Sarah Wayne Callies, The Walking Dead), he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.
Terminator Genisys

Terminator: Genisys When John Connor, leader of the human  resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.  Director: Alan Taylor  Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke

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