21 NEW TITLES WERE ADDED THIS MONTH (New releases +++)
DA478: FANTASTIC 4: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER: The Fantastic Four learn that they aren’t the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.
DA482: ALIEN VS. PREDATOR: During an archaeological expedition on Bouvetøya Island in Antarctica, a team of archaeologists and other scientists find themselves caught up in a battle between the two legends. Soon, the team realize that only one species can win.
DA494: HELLBOY: Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.
DA495: HELLBOY 2: The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.
DA496: STARDUST: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he’ll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.
DC0081F: DOCTOR WHO. THE TALONS OF WENG-CHIAN: The Doctor and Leela land in Victorian London, and find themselves in the middle of missing girls, mutilated bodies, and vicious Chinese gangs. The Palace theater, presenting hypnotist Li H’sen Chang seems to be at the center of it all.
DC191: ESCAPE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN: Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?
DL457: MILLIONS: Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.
DL458: SHOWTIME: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based television cop show, while tracking down the manufacturer and distributor of an illegally made semi-automatic firearm.
DR275: TRISTAN + ISOLDA: An affair between the second in line to Britain’s throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers.
DS477: REVELATIONS: Just before the start of the Apocalypse, a physicist and a nun race against the clock to see if the end of the world can be averted.
+++DS480: CATHERINE THE GREAT: Sophia Augusta’s marriage to Peter III, the Emperor of Russia, is anything but the fairy-tale life that she had been promised. In a historical tale of political intrigue, sex and murder, she takes control of her life, her marriage, and her kingdom, becoming one of Russia’s most celebrated and beloved monarchs.
DT657: CHILDREN OF DUNE: The twins of Paul “Muad’dib” Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis (“Dune”) and the rest of the universe.
DT658: THE INVASION: As a Washington, D.C. psychiatrist unearths the origin of an alien epidemic, she also discovers her son might be the only way it can be stopped.
DV1316: SONG FOR A RAGGIE BOY: The true story of a single teacher’s courage to stand up against an untouchable prefect’s sadistic disciplinary regime and other abuse in a Catholic Reformatory and Industrial School in 1939 Ireland.
DV1319: TRAINSPOTTING: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
DV1320: THE DARK IS RISING: A boy’s life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
+++DV1321: DOWNTON ABBEY (THE MOVIE): The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century.
+++DV1322: JUDY: Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
+++DV1323: MRS LOWRY & SON: A portrait of the artist L.S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion.
DV1324: QUARTET/TRIO/ENCORE: Three films by W. Somerset Maugham. A total of 10 short stories. Old but not dated as his work is finely honed and covers a broad spectrum of interest.