New Releases On DVD/Blu-Ray

by | July 24, 2014 at 12:14 PM | General

'Transcendence' (Warner Bros Home Entertainment)

Transcendence

The secrets to building super intelligence emerge in ‘Transcendence,’ now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. ‘Transcendence’ stars Oscar nominee Johnny Depp (“Pirates of the Caribbean” series) as a researcher whose quest to create an all-knowing and all-feeling machine threatens to destroy mankind. ‘Transcendence’ marks the feature film directorial debut of Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister (“Inception”) and stars Paul Bettany (“The Da Vinci Code”), Rebecca Hall (“Iron Man 3”), Kate Mara (“House of Cards”), Cillian Murphy (“Inception”), Clifton Collins, Jr. (“Pacific Rim”) and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman (“The LEGO Movie”). Adapted from a screenplay by Jack Paglen, ‘Transcendence’ was produced by Oscar nominees Andrew A. Kosove and Broderick Johnson (“The Blind Side”), alongside Kate Cohen, Marisa Polvino, Annie Marter, David Valdes and Aaron Ryder. In ‘Transcendence,’ Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him. However, in their attempt to destroy Will, they inadvertently become the catalyst for him to succeed—to be a participant in his own transcendence. For his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) and best friend Max Waters (Paul Bettany), both fellow researchers, the question is not if they can…but if they should. Buy the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack right here.

The WWI Centennial Commemorative Collection

Get 4 heroic action movies in one powerful DVD set with ‘The WWI Centennial Commemorative Colleciton,’ now available on Blu-ray for the first time. This collection honors the 100th anniversary of World War I. The four great films included in the collection are: ‘The Big Parade,’ ‘Sergeant York,’ ‘The Dawn Patrol,’ and ‘Wings.’

The Big Parade:
The highest-grossing silent film of all time, as well as the first realistic war drama, tells the harrowing story of a young man’s (John Gilbert) front-line experiences in World War I. Year: 1927 Director: King Vidor Starring: John Gilbert, Renee Adoree, Claire Adams, Hobart Bosworth, Karl Dane.

Sergeant York:
Story of World War I hero who captured German position single-handedly. Film also portrays York’s earlier life in the mountains of Tennessee. Gary Cooper shines as the backwoods boy who became World War I’s greatest hero. Directed by Howard Hawks. 2 Academy Awards (1941): Best Actor Gary Cooper, Best Film Editing.

The Dawn Patrol:
Errol Flynn and David Niven star as roustabout French Corp fighter pilots who come face-to-face with the harsh realities of war. Basil Rathbone is outstanding as the Squadron Commander.

Wings:
Wings is the story of two men who have gone to war and the girl they both leave behind. Director William A. Wellman makes one of his most humanistic statements as he explores the devastating results of war.

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James Clavell’s Shogun

Journey to the brutal, thrilling world of 17th century feudal Japan with ‘Shogun,’ the unforgettable adventure based on the bestselling novel from James Clavell. Winner of three Golden Globes and three Emmys the three-part miniseries starring Richard Chamberlain is now available for the first time on stunning Blu-ray from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution. The sweeping story of love and war follows John Blackthorne (Chamberlain), an English navigator shipwrecked off the coast of Japan. Rescued, he becomes an eyewitness to a deadly struggle involving Toranaga (Toshiro Mifune), a feuding warlord intent on becoming Shogun – the supreme military dictator. At the same time, Blackthorne is irresistibly drawn into the turmoil and finds himself vying to become the first-ever Gai-Jin (foreigner) to be a made a Samurai Warrior. One of the most watched miniseries of all time, the Shogun Blu-ray collection arrives with remastered picture and sound in a special three-disc set including nearly two hours of compelling features that delve into the fascinating world of the epic adventure.

Heaven is For Real

The inspirational story of family and faith based on the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent, ‘Heaven is for Real‘ is now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Directed by Randall Wallace (Secretariat) and starring Academy Award nominee Greg Kinnear (Best Supporting Actor, As Good as It Gets, 1997), ‘Heaven is for Real’ tells the true story of Todd Burpo, a small-town businessman whose young son, Colton (Connor Corum), miraculously recovers from a near-death experience with vivid memories of his visit to Heaven. The Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD both feature inspirational bonus materials, including six deleted scenes and the “Colton Goes to Heaven” featurette, taking fans behind the scenes for a look at the journey of bringing the book to the big screen. Exclusively available on Blu-ray Combo Pack are two additional featurettes.“The Making of Heaven is For Real” gives a look at the production process and talent in the film, and “Creating Heaven” explores the choices in production design that support the film’s religious themes. Also starring in the film is Academy Award nominee Thomas Haden Church (Best Supporting Actor, Sideways, 2004), Kelly Reilly (Flight, Calvary) and Emmy Award winner Margo Martindale (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, TV’s “Justified,” 2010). Based on the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book, ‘Heaven is for Real’ recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Starring Academy Award nominee Greg Kinnear (Best Supporting Actor, As Good As It Gets, 1997) as Todd Burpo, the real-life father whose son Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. Colton shares the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth … things he couldn’t possibly know. Buy the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack right here.

Dalziel & Pascoe

The blunt-talking, politically incorrect Andy Dalziel (Warren Clark, Call the Midwife, Bleak House) once again pairs up with his younger, fast-tracked side-kick Peter Pascoe (Colin Buchanan, Casualty, A Touch of Frost), for a crime-solving marriage of opportunities. ‘Dalziel & Pascoe: Season Ten’ sees the endearing duo travel to Amsterdam for a European Police Conference. Over the next six days Dalziel’s life is turned upside down. Finding himself on the wrong side of the law, he becomes the prime suspect for the murder of a young British singer. Pascoe is determined to carry out his own investigation, adamant his boss is innocent. But why are the Dutch officers so keen to ensure Dalziel is charged with murder? Over the course of five new feature-length stories Dalziel and Pascoe also investigate cases involving deadly toxins, glamorous former lovers, dysfunctional friends and even a bus crash. Buy the Season 10 DVD right here.

Next Goal Wins

On the heels of the 2014 World Cup comes the powerful and uplifting documentary ‘Next Goal Wins‘ is now available on DVD and Digital HD. The film will have film lovers and soccer fans alike cheering for the American Samoa soccer team, dubbed “the worst team in the world.” In 2001, the tiny Pacific island of American Samoa suffered a world record 31-0 defeat at the hands of Australia, garnering headlines across the world as the worst soccer team on the planet. A decade after that humiliating night, they remain rooted to the bottom of FIFA’s World rankings, having scored only twice in seventeen years. They have lost every competitive game they have ever played. It would take a miracle-maker or a madman to turn the team’s fortunes around – and in maverick Dutch coach Thomas Rongen the islanders somehow find both. With the team about to embark on a grueling World Cup Qualification campaign, Rongen has just one month to transform this ragtag group of losers into a winning team – and perhaps learn a little about himself along the way. ‘Next Goal Wins’ is a hilarious and inspirational story about the power of hope in the face of insurmountable odds, and an object lesson in what it really means to be a winner in life. Buy the DVD right here.

Perfect Shark

Is there such a thing as the perfect shark? Eminent underwater wildlife cameraman and shark aficionado Mike deGruy comes face-to-face with some of the greatest sharks that ever lived, past and present in this extraordinary natural history film – Perfect Shark. On his search for perfection, Mike encounters ancient sharks the length of a city bus, a shark that actually walks and even a pack of bull sharks in Oklahoma. Sharks have been evolving for 400 million years; in all that time they have developed in strange and fascinating ways to survive. Is there one amongst them all that is the perfect shark, one that is or was so successful and versatile that it sticks out fin and tail above the rest? Buy the DVD right here.

The Suspect

Rising South Korean star GONG Yoo (Silenced) plays a top Special Forces agent on the run in ‘The Suspect,’ now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital from Well Go USA Entertainment. Director WON Shin-yun (A Bloody Aria) crafted an action-packed tale of a former secret operative on the run after he’s framed for his employer’s murder. The cast also includes CHO Hee-soon (The Client), 2014 Baek Sang Art Awards Best Supporting Actor nominee JO Seong-ha (Helpless, Always) and KIM Sung-kyun (The Neighbors). Dong-chul (GONG Yoo) is the best field agent in North Korea – until he is abandoned during a mission, his wife and daughter missing. Hunted and on the run, torn between grief and vengeance, he takes a job as a night driver for the CEO of a powerful corporation. The chairman is brutally assassinated – but gives Dong-chul a pair of glasses before he dies. Now, he’s on the run again. Accused of murder, wanted for treason, and desperate to uncover the volatile national secrets hidden inside the glasses. Dong-Chul wants the truth. And he’ll start a war to get it. Buy the Blu-ray right here.

Appleseed Alpha

The popular franchise ‘Appleseed’ comes to new life in the CG-animated prequel ‘Appleseed Alpha,’ now available on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. World-renowned anime filmmaker Shinji Aramaki (Starship Troopers: Invasion) directs the latest installment in the sci-fi adventure franchise based on the original comic books by Shirow Masamune (“Ghost in the Shell”) published by Seishinsha with a screenplay by Marianne Krawczyk (God of War game series, Star Trek game and BAFTA Award winner for character and story on God of War 2 game).  ‘Appleseed Alpha’ depicts the early days of female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner, Briareos, as they embark on an action-packed journey in search of the legendary city of Olympus. The ‘Appleseed Alpha’ Blu-ray and DVD feature filmmaker commentary with director Shinji Aramaki and 11 making-of featurettes that track the film’s exciting journey from script to screen. From the creator of Ghost in the Shell and the director of Appleseed comes the intense post-apocalyptic prequel, Appleseed: Alpha. Left to survive in a post-World War society, two mercenary soldiers – Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos – are sent on a mission on the outskirts of their war-torn city. During the operation, they run into Iris and Olson, two citizens from the utopian city of Olympus, who might have a way to save the world but the ruthless Talos and the scheming warlord Two Horns have their own plans. It’s up to Deunan and Briareos to safeguard their newfound contacts and help save humanity’s last hope. Buy the Blu-ray right here.

Wahlburgers

A&E’s newest hit series, ‘Wahlburgers: The Complete First Season,’ which takes a close up look into the day-to-day lives of one of Boston’s most famous families, the Wahlbergs, is now available on DVD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Starring Mark Wahlberg (Transformers: Age of Extinction), Donnie Wahlberg (TV’s “Blue Bloods”), Paul Wahlberg, Johnny “Drama” Alves and making her television debut, Alma Wahlberg, Wahlburgers: The Complete First Season delivered the best season average for an A&E program since Duck Dynasty. The Wahlburgers: The Complete First Season DVD includes over 10 minutes of never-before-seen on TV webisodes. A&E Network’s newest series Wahlburgers gives a behind-the-scenes look into one of Boston’s most well-known families, the Wahlbergs. Brothers Mark and Donnie join forces with their sibling, Paul, in their tasty business venture. An homage to their humble beginnings, the hamburger restaurant is home base for the gang from the old neighborhood, including the real Johnny “Drama” and of course their spirited mother Alma. Buy the Season 1 DVD right here.

Antboy

A young boy who yearns to be something “special” transforms into a mighty super hero in the quintessential family adventure, ‘Antboy,’ now available on DVD from Cinedigm. The highly acclaimed film, based on the popular Danish comic series by Kenneth Bøgh Andersen, premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Ordinary, overlooked 12-year old Pelle (Oscar Dietz) is transformed into an extraordinary superhero after he is bitten by a super-ant and inherits its abilities. Overnight, the boy who nobody noticed becomes a local hero as he is dubbed “Antboy.”  With the help of his new friend and sidekick, comic-loving Wilhelm, climbing walls, flipping cars, stopping robbers and saving babies all become part of his new dream life. But all this changes when super-villain “The Flea” kidnaps a young girl, the subject of Pelle’s affection and terrorizes the citizens of Middelund. Antboy, with his sidekick Wilhelm and their friend Ida who won’t take no for an answer, must fight this treacherous evil, rescue the damsel in distress, save the town from a super-villain and be home in time for dinner. Full of heart, humor and one special hero, Antboy is directed by Ask Hasselbalch, and produced by Birgitte Hald, Eva Jakobsen and Lea Lobger. A Dove Foundation approved film, it garnered “Best Children/Youth Film” and “Best Visual Effects” at Denmark’s 2014 Robert Festival, and also screened at the London Film Festival and the Portland Film Festival. Buy the DVD right here.

The Garfield Show

Based on the iconic American comic strip, ‘The Garfield Show’ premiered on Cartoon Network in 2012. This CGI animated series is led by executive producer and Garfield creator Jim Davis. Garfield has seen over 35 years of success as a world famous cartoon, starring in two feature films and millions of products. Laughs are a cat’s best friend! Where he goes, fun and great times are sure to follow—along with his group of hilarious pals. Join Garfield’s furry adventures in these six animated episodes from the sidesplitting hit series. Whether he’s chasing mice, being blamed for Odie’s blunders, searching for his favorite teddy, or helping the neighborhood critters avoid a new dog-catching robot, Garfield guarantees a good time. Episodes included: A Game of Cat and Mouse, Little Yellow Riding Hood, Nice to Nermal, Out on a Limb, The Last Word and T3000. Buy the Best Friends Forever DVD right here.

Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club

Writer, director and producer Tyler Perry is at it again with the heartwarming comedy, ‘Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club,’ now available on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Digital HD, Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Starring Nia Long (The Best Man Holiday), Amy Smart (Showtime’s “Shameless,” Crank), Cocoa Brown (TV’s “For Better or Worse”), Terry Crews (The Expendables franchise, TV’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), William Levy (TV’s “The Tempest”), Wendi McLendon-Covey (TV’s “The Goldbergs,” Bridesmaids), Ryan Eggold (TV’s “The Blacklist”), Zulay Henao (TV’s “Love Thy Neighbor”), Eddie Cibrian (The Best Man Holiday, TV’s “The Playboy Club”) and Tyler Perry, the uplifting comedy follows the power of friendship among an unlikely group of women. When five struggling single moms put aside their differences to form a support group, they find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood, and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way. Buy the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack right here.

Ginger Snaps

Fifteen-year-old Brigitte Fitzgerald (Emily Perkins, Insomnia, Juno) and her nearly-sixteen-year-old sister Ginger (Katharine Isabelle, Freddy vs. Jason, See No Evil 2) are both best friends and outcasts. Obsessed with dying and bound by a childhood pact to stay together forever, they loathe their mind-numbing existence in the suburbs of Bailey Downs. One night the two girls are heading through the woods when Ginger is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Ginger’s horrible wounds miraculously heal over, but something is not quite right about her. Ginger is irritable and in denial. But to Brigitte, it is obvious that a terrifying force has taken hold of her sister. She’s convinced that the insatiable craving her sister is experiencing can mean only one thing – Ginger is becoming something unspeakably evil and monstrous. Also starring Mimi Rogers (Penny Dreadful), Kris Lemche (Final Destination 3) and Jesse Moss (Tucker & Dale vs. Evil), this riveting funfest was directed by John Fawcett (Orphan Black) and written by Karen Walton (Orphan Black). Buy the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray right here.

Cesar Chavez

The gripping biopic about the most important Hispanic activist in American history, ‘Cesar Chavez,’ is now available on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD Ultraviolet), DVD (plus Digital Ultraviolet), Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. An all-star cast led by Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson and Academy Award nominee John Malkovich (Best Supporting Actor, In the Line of Fire, 1994) bring to life the inspirational story of the man who moved millions to join the fight for social justice. A “making of” documentary will be available exclusively on the Blu-ray release. From Pantelion Films, the studio behind the blockbuster crossover hit Instructions Not Included, and directed by Diego Luna (Abel) from a screenplay by Keir Pearson and Timothy J. Sexton and story by Keir Pearson, Cesar Chavez tells the story of a man who inspired millions of Americans from all walks of life to fight for social justice. His triumphant journeybegan in Delano, California, and led him across the United States and to Europe where he tirelessly fought for reform. Cesar Chavez chronicles this incredible story and is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual’s ability to change the world. Buy the Blu-ray right here.

Sector 4: Extraction

No one will be left behind with the release of ‘Sector 4: Extraction,’ now available on DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Digital HD, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Runaway Train, 1985) and Olivier Gruner (Nemesis) star in the exciting thriller following one man’s heroic efforts within the most dangerous area of the Middle East. When an elite band of mercenaries is caught behind enemy lines in the hellish combat zone Sector 4 their only hope for survival is the one that got away. After escaping the clutches of Al Qaeda, the mission commander returns home, but upon finding out that his men are still alive, he pledges to return, leaving “No One Left Behind.” Buy the DVD right here.

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

Iconic comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Good Will Hunting, 1997) stars in the heartfelt comedy ‘The Angriest Man In Brooklyn,’ now available on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The Angriest Man in Brooklyn is currently available on Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View.  Also starring Golden Globe nominee Mila Kunis (Black Swan, Ted ), Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) and Academy Award winner Melissa Leo (Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, The Fighter, 2010), The Angriest Man in Brooklyn is directed by Phil Alden Robinson (Field of Dreams) from a screenplay by Daniel Taplitz.
Some people have bad days. Henry Altmann (Williams) has one every day. Always unhappy and angry at the world including everyone in it, Henry sits impatiently at the doctor’s office when he is finally seen by Dr. Sharon Gill (Kunis). Sharon, who is enduring her own bad day, reveals that Henry has a brain aneurysm. This news makes Henry even angrier, yelling at Sharon he demands to know how much time he has left. Faced with Henry’s anger and insults, Sharon abruptly tells him he has only 90 minutes. Shocked and reeling by this news, Henry storms out of the office leaving Sharon stunned by what she has just done in a lapse of judgment. As Sharon goes on a city-wide search, Henry struggles with his diagnosis, determined to make amends with everyone he has hurt in his life. Buy the Blu-ray right here.

The Perfect House

Wild Eye Releasing is pleased to announce that ‘The Perfect House,’ the anthology horror film from Kris Hulbert and Randy Kent, is now available on DVD. Starring Sleepaway Camp’s Felissa Rose and Jonathan Tiersten and Return of the Living Dead’s John Philbin, ‘The Perfect House’ is finally be available to own after a multi-city theatrical tour and screenings at film festivals and horror events across the country. ‘The Perfect House’ won awards at several fests, including Best Visual Effects and Best Actor at the Underdog Festival and Best Feature at the Scarlet Waters Film Fest. ‘The Perfect House’ is an anthology inspired by the styles of three of the most famous time periods and sub genres of horror. Each vignette reveals a dark side to suburban anonymity through three different homeowners of the same house. A young couple are now looking to buy the house, but the violent acts of the previous doomed occupants are reawakened for them to experience. Now they must escape or become part of the legacy of pain that lives in the basement, and possesses anyone who stays too long. Buy the DVD right here.

Made in America

Phase 4 Films brings you ‘Made in America,’ now available on VOD, DVD and Blu-ray. Directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind), the documentary features performances and interviews by music superstars Jay Z, Pearl Jam, Gary Clark Jr., D’Angelo, Dirty Projectors, The Hives, Miike Snow, Janelle Monae, Odd Future, Rita Ora, Passion Pit, Run-D.M.C., Santigold, Jill Scott, Skrillex, and Kanye West. A celebration of both the unifying power of music and pursuit of the American dream, Made in America is an all-access backstage pass to the one-of-a-kind festival created by rap superstar Jay Z, and directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard. Featuring remarkable performances and fascinating backstage interviews with many of today’s biggest music stars, Made in America shows how one giant celebration of music can change people’s lives. Buy the Blu-ray right here.

Make Your Move

The music is pumping and the dance floor is moving when international dance sensation Derek Hough (TV’s “Dancing with the Stars”) teams up with BoA, the Queen of Korean Pop with more than 10 million records sold worldwide, in the “Romeo & Juliet” inspired dance film ‘Make Your Move,’ now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Emmy Award winning couple Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo (TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance”) choreographed the energetic dance numbers in this tale of a pair of star-crossed dancers in New York who find themselves at the center of a bitter rivalry between their brothers’ underground dance clubs. The film also stars Will Yun Lee (The Wolverine), Wesley Jonathan (TV’s “The Soul Man”), Izabella Miko (Save the Last Dance 2) and Dan Lauria (TV’s “The Wonder Years”). Bonus materials include deleted scenes, as well as commentary with Writer/Director Duane Adler and Choreographers Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo.  Also included is the featurette “Making the Moves,” taking fans onto the set of the film as the dancers and choreographers take the action from rehearsals to the big screen. The music is pumping, the dance floor is moving and Donny (Derek Hough) stops when he sees Aya (BoA) performing with her hip-hop Cobu crew on stage at Static, the hottest underground club in New York. They come from two different worlds, but they speak the same language – dance. Against all odds, they come together and show the world what they’ve got. Buy the Blu-ray right here.

The Human Race

Eighty strangers from all walks of life are ripped out of their daily lives and forced to participate in a brutal race to the death in ‘The Human Race.’ The rules are simple; follow the arrows or you will die, step on the grass and you will die, get lapped twice and you will die. Only one participant will survive. Race or die. There can only be one winner, but who will survive and for what purpose? Buy the DVD right here.

GMO OMG

What’s on your plate? That’s the simple but all-important question asked by filmmaker Jeremy Seifert in his critically acclaimed cinematic investigation ‘GMO OMG.’ This must-see film about the ways scientifically altered, corporate-controlled foods are negatively impacting our lives and perhaps those of generations yet is now available on Blu-ray and DVD from MPI Media Group. Filmmaker and concerned parent Jeremy Seifert (Dive!) goes in search of answers about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how they affect our children, the health of our planet and our freedom of choice. Spurred to action by his 6-year-old son’s questions about seeds, Seifert begins a one-man investigation into the state of the world’s seed supply – an essential resource in a world of increasing populations and rising food shortages. Seifert’s journey takes him to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and even the front door of agri-giant Monsanto, the largest provider of GMOs in the United States, as he seeks to reveal who controls the future of our food. By following one family’s struggle to live and eat without participating in an unhealthy, unjust and destructive food system, GMO OMG becomes a much larger story about dark health and environmental risks, chemical toxins and food monopoly – it’s an urgent plea for a global movement to take back what we have lost. Buy the DVD right here.

Shark Battlefield

‘Shark Battlefield’ reveals the raw drama of a shark’s world through cutting-edge underwater photography and state-of-the-art graphics – the conflicts, subterfuge, battle plans and attack tactics that these majestic yet ferocious ancient fish use on the hunt. Techniques such as underwater time-lapse, submarine scooters and even “Sharkcams” take the viewer closer to the tropical coral reefs that serve as an underwater battleground for nature’s version of submarine warfare. They map the terrain, identify the targets and follow the hide-and-seek battle tactics, demonstrating the extraordinary array of senses that sharks use to locate and home in on prey. Buy the DVD right here.

Geronimo Stilton: Going Down to Chinatown

When Geronimo Stilton, the most famous New Mouse City journalist, receives a 40-year-old letter that contains part of a map and a puzzling set of clues, he can’t help but investigate. Such is the adventurous life of everyone’s favorite mouse hero, who also happens to be celebrating 10 years in print as part of Scholastic’s smash book series. ‘Geronimo Stilton: Going Down to Chinatown,’ an all-new DVD from Entertainment One, features over 90 minutes of madcap entertainment across four action-packed, laugh-filled episodes from the animated series. Episodes starring Geronimo and pals — including his younger sister Thea, cousin Trap, favorite nephew Benjamin and sometimes Aunt Sweetfur — also include “Tea Story,” which finds Geronimo’s latest manuscript, ‘The History of Tea’, in the paws of the wrong mouse; “Hypno Tick Tock” in which the intrepid, hard-working author and editor of “The Daily Rodent” suddenly finds himself allergic to the word “work”; and, “Clean Sweep”, in which New Mouse City is beset by a curious series of robberies in the most popular shopping district in town. Buy the DVD right here.