May's New Arrivals: DVDs & Blu-ray


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The invisible woman
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2014.
BLU-RAY INV [NEW]
Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.

The monuments men
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2014.
BLU-RAY MON [NEW]
An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements.

RoboCop
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2014.
BLU-RAY ROB [NEW]
The year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. When Alex Murphy, a loving husband, father and good cop, is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing. There is still a man inside the machine pursuing justice.

3 days to kill
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2014].
BLU-RAY THR [NEW]
A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. First, he must complete one last mission, even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town.

The story of the Jews
PBS, 2014.
DVD 909.04924 STO [NEW]
Simon Schama presents this epic series exploring the extraordinary story of the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day. Both deeply historical and utterly contemporary, this is a compelling film about distinctiveness and difference, separation and isolation, tolerance and prejudice. It is also a celebration of the ways in which Jewish thought, imagination, and achievement have transformed the world for us all.

About last night
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2014.
DVD ABO [NEW]
A modern re-imagining of the classic romantic comedy. Bernie and Joan are two fiery flirters who are passionate about everything from hookups to breakups. When he sets up his best friend, Danny, with her roommate, Debbie, the sparks soon fly as they try to navigate the relationship minefields from the bar to the bedroom.

Her
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2014.
DVD HER [NEW]
Set in Los Angeles in the slight future, Theodore, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet "Samantha", a bright, female voice who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other.

I, Frankenstein
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate. c2013.
DVD IFR [NEW]
Set in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the secret to his immortality.

The invisible woman
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2014.
DVD INV [NEW]
Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.

The monuments men
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD MON [NEW]
An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements.

Philomena
Beverly Hills, California : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2014.
DVD PHI [NEW]
Philomena focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock--something her Irish-Catholic community didn't have the highest opinion of--and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldn't allow for any sort of inquiry into the son's whereabouts. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Lee meets Sixsmith, a BBC reporter with whom she decides to discover her long-lost son.

RoboCop
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2014].
DVD ROB [NEW]
The year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. When Alex Murphy, a loving husband, father, and good cop, is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing. There is still a man inside the machine, pursuing justice.

Call the midwife : season three
Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, Inc., c2014.
DVD SERIES CAL [NEW]
With Nonnatus House scheduled for demolition, Jenny, Chummy, and Sister Julienne search for a new location nearby, while Jenny's relationship with Alec continues to blossom. But an outbreak of polio affects the nurses and nuns more than they could have imagined.

Falling skies
Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, [2014].
DVD SERIES FAL [NEW]
Season three opens seven months after the 2nd Mass arrived in Charleston. Tom has been elected as a political official of Charleston, but he has his hands full as the resistance continues to battle the alien invaders. The newly formed alliance Tom formed with a new alien race gains them their first real advantage in the war against the invading Espheni.

Jack Irish Set 2
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2014].
DVD SERIES JAC [NEW]
Jack Irish is the brooding antihero of Australian writer Peter Temple's award-winning novels. The mystery finds Jack grappling with more personal and professional drama as he continues to investigate crimes in Melbourne's seedy underbelly.

Longmire
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc, 2013.
DVD SERIES LON [NEW]
Sheriff Walt Longmire is back in the saddle and dedicated to serving his community after coming to terms with the devastating loss of his wife. Walt's reign as Sheriff hangs in the balance as he fights for re-election against rival Branch. Vic is visited by the ghost of a past she'd rather forget. Walt's daughter Cady searches for answers about her mother's murder, while Walt's possible connection to the death of his wife's killer threatens to draw his friend Henry Standing Bear into the mix.

Mr. Selfridge
[United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, c2014.
DVD SERIES MIS [NEW]
Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her newfound confidence and by the reappearance of her old ally Henri Leclair, returned from America.

Orange is the new black
[Santa Monica, California] : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2014].
DVD SERIES ORA [NEW]
Brooklynite Piper Chapman's wild past comes back to haunt her and results in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary. To pay her debt to society, Piper trades her comfortable New York life for an orange prison jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates.

Pretty little liars The complete fourth season
Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, 2014.
DVD SERIES PRE [NEW]
In the aftermath of the mysterious lodge fire, Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer turn to a surprising new ally to help them discover what happened that night, and to figure out Red Coat's next move. The girls are drawn into yet another murder investigation, one that puts a cloud of suspicion around them and their closest friends and family. With Red Coat lurking in the shadows and the truth about Alison closer than ever, finishing high school has never been more dangerous!

True blood
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2014.
DVD SERIES TRU [NEW]
Season six introduces several jarring storylines. As "Billith" comes to terms with his newfound powers after emerging from a pool of blood at the end of season five, Louisiana governor Truman Burrell declares open season on vampires, replete with novel anti-vamp weapons and high-tech internment camp. Sookie and Jason steel themselves for an encounter with the killer of their parents; the mysterious and ancient Warlow.

Skyfall
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment : MGM Home Entertainment, 2013.
DVD SKY
When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust - Bond. Aided only by field agent Eve, 007 follows a trail that leads to Silva, whose motives have yet to reveal themselves.

Still mine
Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2014.
DVD STI [NEW]
An exquisitely mounted and deeply affecting story about one man's determination to create a home for his ailing wife as they enter their twilight years. Based on actual events, that proves love is the ultimate triumph.

That awkward moment
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2014.
DVD THA [NEW]
Every relationship has that 'so' moment. For a guy like Jason, that's where things always end. He's firmly committed to non-commitment. When the marriage of his friend Mikey falls apart, Jason takes it as proof that they single life is for the better. To get Mikey back in the game, Jason enlists him and drinking buddy Daniel to take a shared vow: together, they'll stay single as long as humanly possible. Then along comes Ellie, the unpredictable, unforgettable one-night hook-up who changes all the rules. Despite all his instincts, Jason can't let her go... and this status is about to get very complicated.

3 days to kill
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2014.
DVD THR [NEW]
A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. First, he must complete one last mission, even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town.

Vampire Academy
Beverly Hills, CA : distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2014. PUBLISHER = 2013.
DVD VAM [NEW]
Rose Hathaway is a rebellious half-human/half-vampire, who is training to be a guardian at St. Vladimir's Academy. Her best friend, Princess Lissa Dragomir is a peaceful, mortal vampire. After ditching school and being on the run for a year, Rose and Lissa are caught and brought back to the Academy. Lissa struggles to reclaim her social status while Rose risks everything in an attempt to protect her best friend from the immortal, evil vampires that lurk just outside the walls of the school.

Veronica Mars
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video.
DVD VER [NEW]
On the eve of graduating law school, Veronica Mars has put Neptune and her amateur sleuthing days behind her. While interviewing at high-end New York law firms, Veronica Mars gets a call from her ex-boyfriend Logan who has been accused of murder. Veronica heads back to Neptune just to help Logan find an attorney, but when things don't seem right with how Logan's case is perceived and handled, Veronica finds herself being pulled back into a life she thought she had left behind.