APRIL 10TH, 2018
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
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Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again. Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum (Jackman) and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle. This inspirational film also stars Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya.

Bonus features include:

  • Over 2 Hours of Special Features including Sing-A-Long
  • The Family Behind “The Greatest Showman”
  • The Songs
  • The Spectacle
  • Music Machine with Sing-Along

TV SPOTLIGHT
VICE PRINCIPALS: THE COMPLETE SERIES
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Becoming the principal isn’t as easy as it looks! Witness the tumultuous high school years of North Jackson as Danny McBride and Walton Goggins star in the “profanely hilarious” (TV Guide) HBO comedy VICE PRINCIPALS: The Complete Series, available on DVD April 10th. Boasting a strong viewership throughout both seasons, VICE PRINCIPALS also stars Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Georgia King, Busy Phillips, Shea Whigham and Sheaun McKinney.

Created by McBride and Jody Hill (co-creators of HBO’s Eastbound & Down), this “Grade A” (US Weekly) comedy tells the story of a southern suburban high school and the two people who conspire to run it, the vice principals. McBride and Goggins star as Neal Gamby and Lee Russell, a pair of ambitious administrators wagged in an epic power struggle to become school principal. After the long-time principal steps down to tend to his ailing wife, these bitter antagonists are forced to put their mutual disdain aside to form an unholy alliance in order to sabotage the new appointed principal Dr. Belinda Brown (Gregory). As the school year continues and new semesters brings changes, Gamby and Russell learn that the only thing harder than gaining power is holding on to it.

(https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/VICE-PRINCIPALS-THE-COMPLETE-SERIES-Available-on-DVD-Today-20180409)

Bonus features include:

  • Audio Commentary with Cast and Crew
  • Blooper Reel
  • Deleted Scenes

CRITERION CORNER
ECLIPSE SERIES 46: INGRID BERGMAN’S SWEDISH YEARS
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Official Synopsis: Ingrid Bergman appeared in eleven films in her native Sweden before the age of twenty-five, and while that work tends to be overshadowed by her time in Hollywood, it showcases the actor summoning an impressive depth of emotion to deliver astute, passionate performances. Under the direction of filmmakers such as the prolific studio hand Gustaf Molander, Bergman embraced a range of roles and worked with some of the most celebrated actors in the Swedish film industry, including Gösta Ekman, Karin Swanström, Victor Sjöström, and Lars Hanson. Comedies, romances, and thrillers, the six fascinating films collected here—including Intermezzo, the movie that took Bergman to America—exhibit the precociously assured talent of a young artist with an illustrious international career ahead of her.

6-DVD BOX SET INCLUDES:

THE COUNT OF THE OLD TOWN
Ingrid Bergman’s first speaking role was in this hugely charming knockabout comedy, filmed on location in the Monk’s Bridge district of Stockholm. Bergman plays an amiable young chambermaid being wooed by a handsome stranger, who may or may not be a jewel thief. Enlivened by cheeky humor and a cast of neighborhood eccentrics, The Count of the Old Town offered Bergman a chance to warm up her all-too-rarely displayed comedy skills.

WALPURGIS NIGHT
Lena (Ingrid Bergman) is in love with her married boss, Johan, in this romantic drama that takes Sweden’s declining birth rate as a backdrop and stirred up controversy with its depiction of abortion. While Lena dreams of marriage and motherhood, Johan’s wife is fiercely unmaternal. Johan and Lena have a chance to be together, but their happiness is threatened by blackmail and murder. The great Victor Sjöström plays Lena’s fiercely protective father, a newspaper editor convinced that the population problem will be solved by love, not legislation.

INTERMEZZO
This gorgeous romantic confection, which catalogs a doomed love affair between a married violin virtuoso and a young pianist, is graced by a leading performance by Ingrid Bergman (her first), in a role created especially for her; a costarring turn by the legendary Swedish actor Gösta Ekman; and beautiful direction by Gustaf Molander. It was a defining part for Bergman, as it made her a star in Sweden and caught the eye of American producer David O. Selznick, who offered the young actor a Hollywood contract and the chance to remake INTERMEZZO in English with Leslie Howard.

DOLLAR
Ingrid Bergman excels as the frustrated spouse of a busy industrialist with conservative views about how his wife should behave in public, in this sparkling Swedish take on screwball comedy that touches on dark themes, directed by Gustaf Molander. Three couples retire to a ski lodge, where they quarrel and flirt. The arrival of an American investor stirs the waters and forces revelations, as Bergman’s character, who initially appeared to be catty and faithless, is revealed as sweet, sympathetic, and heartbroken.

A WOMAN’S FACE
In this dramatic thriller, Ingrid Bergman takes on an uncharacteristically vicious role as Anna, a bitter, nefarious blackmailer with a disfigured face. Gustaf Molander directs, meticulously hiding and revealing Bergman’s features as necessary. After Anna is given an operation to restore her looks, she embarks on a scheme that requires her to go undercover as a nanny to a rich family, but as her personality softens and she discovers maternal instincts she never knew she had, her latest plot is put in jeopardy. Joan Crawford would star in the Hollywood remake.

JUNE NIGHT
This noirish romance stars Ingrid Bergman as a shy young woman who is shot by her lover. Following his trial, she begins a new life in Stockholm under an assumed identity, working at a pharmacy and making new friends at the rooming house where she takes up residence. Both a grim exposé of sexual politics and a sensual romance, JUNE NIGHT features a remarkably intense performance from Bergman as a woman weighed down by a secret, symbolized by a scar near her heart, who learns to fall in love again.


HIGHLIGHT RELEASES OF THE WEEK
ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD
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Official Synopsis: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.

Director Ridley Scott infamously replaced Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer following the scandal surrounding Spacey, with Plummer going on to acquire an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. The film was released on Christmas 2017 and received a Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.


MOLLY’S GAME
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Official Synopsis: MOLLY’S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.

“Molly’s Game” was written and directed by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin (“The Social Network”) who received an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for his adaptation. The film had a limited run in December 2017 to qualify for the Oscars and would see its wide release on January 5, 2018. It also garnered a Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.


PHANTOM THREAD
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Official Synopsis: Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love. With his latest film, Paul Thomas Anderson paints an illuminating portrait both of an artist on a creative journey, and the women who keep his world running. Phantom Thread is Paul Thomas Anderson’s eighth movie, and his second collaboration with Daniel Day-Lewis.

“Phnatom Thread” would go on to be nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Directing, and Best Actor in a Leading Role and would ultimately win for Best Costume Design, which was done by Mark Bridges. The film was released wide on January 19, 2018 and received a Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.


PROUD MARY
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Official Synopsis: Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

“Proud Mary” was released on January 12, 2018.


THE TRIBES OF PALOS VERDES
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Official Synopsis: When teenage Medina (Maika Monroe) moves with her family to the picture-postcard perfect paradise of Palos Verdes, California, they seem headed for a happy new chapter in their lives. But old troubles soon catch up to them, as Medina’s parents’ marriage disintegrates, her mother (Jennifer Garner) spirals into an emotional freefall, and her twin brother (Cody Fern) turns to drugs. Caught in the middle of it all, Medina must rely on her inner strength to become the stabilizing force in her family, while finding refuge in a new passion: surfing. Set amidst the sun-kissed beaches and crystal blue waters of the California coast, The Tribes of Palos Verdes is a stirring look at how life’s greatest challenges forge who we become.

From the directors of the comedy “Out Cold” (2001), Brendan Malloy and Emmett Malloy’s drama clocks in at a 65% on Rotten Tomatoes.


TV BOX SETS

Outlander: Season Three

Digital: CE Blu-Ray:Blu-Ray:DVD: CE Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Super Lovers: Season Two

Blu-Ray/DVD: Blu-Ray/DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

SPECIAL EDITIONS / OTHER RELEASES

4-D Man

DVD:

All Quiet On The Western Front

Digital: Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Along With The Gods: The Two Worlds

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The Ashram

Digital: Digital:DVD: DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Bad Company (Special Edition)

Digital: Blu-Ray:DVD: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Bee Nation

Digital:

Bomb City

Digital: Digital:Blu-Ray:DVD:

Braven

Digital: Digital:Blu-Ray:DVD: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Cleopatra (75th Anniversary Edition)

Digital: Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Condorito: The Movie

Digital: Digital:DVD: DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Consenting Adults (Special Edition)

Digital: Blu-Ray:DVD: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Crimson Peak

Digital: Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Crucible Of Horror (1971)

Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Deceived (Special Edition)

Digital: Blu-Ray:DVD: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Deep Red (Limited Edition)

Digital: Blu-Ray:

Disembodied (1999)

Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Duck Butter

DVD:

E-19 Virus

Digital:

Enigma Rosso

Blu-Ray:

Family Games

Digital:DVD: DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Firelight (2012)

Digital:DVD: DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

The First American

Digital:DVD: DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

For Ahkeem

Digital: Digital:DVD:
DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Full Moon High (1981)

Digital:Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Garo: Red Requiem

Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Gone Are The Days

Blu-Ray:DVD:
Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Grindsploitation Trilogy

Blu-Ray:

Hailey Dean Mystery: Murder With Love

Digital: Digital:DVD:
DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Have A Little Faith

Digital: Digital:
DVD:
DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

The Incredible Hulk (4K)

4K Blu-Ray:
4K Blu-Ray:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Jasper Jones

Digital:
DVD:
DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Knowing (4K)

4K Blu-Ray: 4K Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Kubo And The Two Strings

Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Lover Come Back (1961)

Digital: Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Luther (1974)

Blu-Ray:

Mabel Mabel Tiger Trainer

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Manhandled (1924)

Blu-Ray:DVD:
Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Mohawk

Digital: Digital:Blu-Ray:
DVD:

DVD:
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My Friend Dahmer

Digital: Digital:
S.E. Blu-Ray:
Blu-Ray:
S.E. DVD:
DVD:
S.E. Blu-Ray:
Best Buy Co, Inc.Blu-Ray:
Best Buy Co, Inc.S.E. DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

The Perfect Catch

Digital:DVD: DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Pinocchio (2012)

DVD:
DVD:
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The Psychopath (1966)

Blu-Ray:DVD:
Blu-Ray:
Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:
Best Buy Co, Inc.

Puppet Master (Retro VHS Limited Edition)

Blu-Ray/DVD:

The Purge: Election Year

Digital: Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Push (4K)

4K Blu-Ray: 4K Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Queen Of Ireland (2015)

Digital:

Rednecks

Blu-Ray:

Sea Monsters

DVD: DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Send Me No Flowers

Digital: Digital:
Blu-Ray:
Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Stage Struck (1925)

Blu-Ray:DVD: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay

Digital: Digital:4K Blu-Ray:Blu-Ray:DVD: L.E. Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.4K Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Superbeast (1972)

Blu-Ray: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Tad The Lost Explorer And The Secret Of King Midas

DVD: DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Trouble Is My Business

Digital: Digital:DVD: DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Up In Smoke (40th Anniversary Edition)

Digital: Blu-Ray:DVD: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.DVD:Best Buy Co, Inc.

Us And Them

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The Young Karl Marx

Digital: Digital:DVD: Blu-Ray:Best Buy Co, Inc.

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