From a Oscar-frontrunner to a 1980′s favorite, here’s the lowdown on what titles are now available!
Fact-based thriller from director/star Ben Affleck casts him as CIA officer Tony Mendez, tasked with getting six Americans hidden in Canada’s Tehran embassy out of Iran during the 1979 hostage crisis. The “best bad idea” Mendez pitches involves everyone masquerading as the crew of a cheesy Hollywood sci-fi film, a daring ruse he sets up with help from an acerbic producer (Alan Arkin) and a veteran makeup man (John Goodman). With Bryan Cranston, Clea DuVall, Victor Garber.
All 10 episodes from the second season–including “The North Remembers,” “What Is Dead May Never Die,” “Garden of Bones,” “The Prince of Winterfell,” and “Valar Morghulis”–are featured in a five-disc set.
Bath Salt Zombies (2012)
Governmental crackdown on designer drugs has only led to increased consumer demand…and more opportunities for those who wish to exploit this illicit market. One such enterprising young chemist develops a potent new strand…which has the slight side effect of turning its users into violent cannibals! Rip-snortin’ horror with Brandon Salkil, Josh Eal, Ethan Holey.
Bugs Bunny’s Easter Funnies (1977)
When the Easter Bunny takes ill just before his annual egg delivery, the call goes out for auditions for a “stand-in.” See if a certain “Oscar-winning rabbit” wins the job and gets the Technicolor hen fruit out in time in this holiday treat that combines new animation with footage from classic Warner cartoons. AKA: “The Bugs Bunny Easter Special.”
Anna Karenina (2012)
Keira Knightley shines in the title role of this unusual adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s novel that is presented as if it is being staged as a play. In 19th-century Russia, beautiful, aristocratic wife and mother Anna Karenina takes a trip to visit relatives and finds herself embarking on a love affair with the dashing Count Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) that could lead to ruin. Jude Law, Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen also star.
A Killer Among Friends (1992)
The body of a popular high schooler (Tiffani Thiessen) is found beaten and drowned in a creek. Her best friend (Margaret Welsh) pledges to the victim’s grieving mother (Patty Duke) that she won’t rest until those responsible are found, even going so far as to move into the family home. Brace yourself for the stunning truth, in this harrowing film inspired by the 1985 Missy Avila murder. Loretta Swit, Angie Rae McKinney co-star. AKA: “Friends For Life.”
Roses Are for the Rich (1987)
When her miner husband loses his life in a suspicious workplace explosion, young Appalachian widow Lisa Hartman vows never to rest until she takes her vengeance upon callous mine owner Bruce Dern…even if she has to marry him to do so. Gripping miniseries adaptation of the Jonell Lawson potboiler co-stars Howard Duff, Betty Buckley, Richard Masur, Kate Mulgrew.
Irreconcilable Differences (1984)
Humorous and heartfelt look at family life in the ’80s stars Drew Barrymore as the 10-year-old daughter of successful Hollywood players Ryan O’Neal and Shelley Long. Tired of taking a back seat to her bickering parents’ careers, the precocious Barrymore decides to hire an attorney and file for divorce. With Sam Wanamaker, Sharon Stone.