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New Releases for May 30th, 2006.

Date Movie Skewering the gooey romantic comedy formula, this over-the-top spoof from the minds behind the Scary Movie franchise stars Alyson Hannigan (of American Pie fame) as a young woman in love with being in love. But after meeting the man of her dreams -- a dashing Brit (Adam Campbell) -- the hopeless romantic runs across every obstacle in the book, from disapproving parents to scheming best friends determined to put the kibosh on the couple.

Freedomland Richard Price's best-selling novel leaps to the big screen in this racially charged thriller, directed by veteran producer Joe Roth (Mona Lisa Smile, Bachelor Party). When a single mother (Julianne Moore) reports that her teenage son was murdered by a black man from the projects, an intrepid African-American detective (Samuel L. Jackson) and a white journalist (Edie Falco) team up to dig for details. But what they unearth is hard to believe.

Queer as Folk: The Final Season The fifth season of this groundbreaking Showtime series is just as scintillating as the previous four. The specter of Proposition 14, which will limit the rights of gays in America, hangs over the entire brood as they continue to live out the dramas of their lives. Brian (Gale Harold) mixes "friendship" with pleasure; Melanie (Michelle Clunie) branches out; a main character is forced out the closet; and more.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? In this Grand Guignol chiller, Hudson sisters Jane (Bette Davis) and Blanche (Joan Crawford), both aging actresses, share a rotting Los Angeles mansion. Jane, once a vaudeville headliner, has seen her career wane while her sibling's star soared. A devastating car crash -- blamed on a drunken, green-eyed Jane -- leaves Blanche wheelchair-bound, and the increasingly psychotic Jane seizes the chance to settle the score and plot her showbiz comeback.

Touch the Sound Extraordinary solo percussionist Evelyn Glennie is the subject of this documentary, which explores the connections between human sensation, time, sound and rhythm. Glennie, an accomplished musician who's been deaf since age 8, is so sensitive to vibration that she essentially hears through the sense of touch. Here, she's captured in improvisational solo and group performances in intriguing spaces, from a New York City rooftop to a Zen garden.

Winter Soldier Banned by network television when released, this daring 1972 documentary examines reports of atrocities committed by U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War. Using the 1971 Detroit Winter Soldier Investigation as its basis, the film features interviews with Vietnam veterans who saw or participated in the crimes paired with footage of the war. The film serves as a permanent reminder of the tragic effects of war and the human capacity for cruelty.

Smokey and the Bandit A race-car driver named Bandit (Burt Reynolds) makes a bet that he can transport an illegal shipment of beer from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours. Along the way, he picks up an unwilling bride-to-be (Sally Field), furthering his chances of being arrested: Seems her future father-in-law is Sheriff "Smokey" Justice (Jackie Gleason), and his boy is waiting for her at the altar. A car chase ensues as Smokey scours the South in pursuit of Bandit.

The Bunker Anthony Hopkins won an Emmy for his searing portrayal of the hateful and tragically flawed Adolf Hitler in this made-for-TV dramatization that imagines the murderous leader's last days hiding out in a bunker. As his empire crumbles, the Nazi dictator relives the events that led him there, revealing his thoughts about his life and place in history and exposing him for the painfully awkward and misguided man that he turned out to be.

My Tiny Universe This caricature of Hollywood life stars John Heard as Bobby Devillin, a movie producer whose unraveling personal life overshadows his rising professional career. His wife (Lesley Ann Warren) bleakly holds on to what's left of their marriage, while his pregnant New York lover (Debi Mazar) shows up to confront him. To make matters worse, a suicidal actor (Andy Comeau) finds Bobby's cell phone and abuses it to wreak havoc on the producer's life.

Frozen Angels This introspective documentary from filmmakers Eric Black and Frauke Sandig explores the moral ramifications of the human reproductive process in the biotechnology age. In vitro fertilization, sperm banks' potential repercussions and the ethics of genetically engineering babies are among the issues examined. The program also follows -- from pregnancy through childbirth -- an infertile couple's long journey to parenthood via surrogacy.

Marked Woman Hollywood legends Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart star in this gritty crime drama based loosely on the capture and prosecution of mobster Lucky Luciano. Nightclub "hostess" Mary Dwight Strauber (Davis) refuses to help police in a murder investigation involving heartless mobster Johnny Vanning (Eduardo Ciannelli). But when her sister (Jane Bryan) winds up dead, Mary changes her tune and cooperates with district attorney David Graham (Bogart).

Stardust: The Bette Davis Story Described as a "benevolent volcano" by Olivia de Havilland, immortal Tinseltown icon Bette Davis earned her reputation as a great actress and an uncompromising trailblazer. The defiant, iron-willed star's offscreen alter ego often matched her colossal on-screen persona. Through film clips, newsreel footage, photos and interviews with Davis's Hollywood contemporaries, director Peter Jones paints a mesmerizing portrait of a complex cinema legend.

Lovesick: Another Side of Cirque du Soleil This fascinating reality program exposes the ups and downs of a group of Cirque du Soleil performers as they put together "Zumanity," a new, highly erotic show in Las Vegas. Filmed over two years, Lovesick follows the diverse group of artists -- coy Cuban stripper Alex, feisty New York drag queen Joey, stylish British dancer Laetitia and debutante princess Jonel -- along with Creation Director Andrew and Spymonkey, the outrageous clown quartet.

The Man Who Came to Dinner A hit when it hit the big screen in 1941 (starring Bette Davis and Monty Woolley), this is the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2000 televised performance of the George S. Kaufman/Moss Hart Broadway comedy classic. While on a lecture tour, Sheridan Whiteside (Nathan Lane) slipson the ice outside his hosts' home, and until his broken leg heals, they're forced to put him up -- and put up with his imperious demands. Jean Smart co-stars.

Old Acquaintance Acclaimed literary writer Kit Marlowe (Bette Davis) returns to her small hometown and reconnects with her melodramatic friend Millie Drake (Miriam Hopkins), who's now married to Kit's old crush Preston (John Loder ). Jealous of her friend's success, Millie starts writing trashy novels. But when Millie's newfound fame outshines Kit's, the once-contented Preston becomes disillusioned with his wife's new ego -- and finds himself attracted to Kit.

Gideon's Daughter PR agent to the stars Gideon Warner (Bill Nighy) is used to putting a positive spin on just about anything. But even he can't say anything good about his crumbling relationship with his teenage daughter, Natasha (Emily Blunt), who seems bent on despising him for everything. With Natasha's love at arm's length, he clings to the one person who might help him feel human -- a grief-stricken woman (Miranda Richardson) who could use his help, too.

John Wayne: An American Icon Collection This collection features five films from the Hollywood icon whose name became synonymous with American patriotism and masculinity. Performing opposite stars such as Marlene Dietrich, Janet Leigh and Susan Hayward, John Wayne shines in diverse roles as a naval officer, moonshiner, coal miner, Air Force pilot and the legendary warrior Genghis Khan. Movies include Seven Sinners, The Shepherd of the Hills, Pittsburgh, The Conqueror and Jet Pilot.

Joey: Season 1 Matt LeBlanc reprises his "Friends" role as the charming but dim-witted Joey Tribbiani in this spin-off sitcom. Leaving his friends in New York to pursue a Hollywood showbiz career, Joey reconnects with his sister Gina (Drea de Matteo) and moves in with her rocket scientist son, Michael (Paulo Costanzo). The two have plenty of adventures -- and soon discover that the combination of Michael's brain and Joey's people skills makes them unstoppable.

Numb3rs: Season 1 FBI agent Don Eppes (Rob Morrow) recruits his math whiz brother Charlie (David Krumholtz) to help solve some of the bureau's most challenging crimes. Despite their radically different approaches to life and work, when the two combine their skills they become a brilliant crime-fighting machine. Inspired by true-life cases, this fascinating TV series explores the details of criminal investigation and the crucial role mathematics can play.

Agatha Christie's Poirot: Mystery of the Blue Train Riding the Blue Train through France on her way to the Riviera, British heiress Katherine Grey (Georgina Rylance) gets pulled into the murder investigation of a wealthy American woman (Jaime Murray). David Suchet reprises his role as famed Belgian inspector Hercule Poirot in this made-for-television adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic mystery novel, co-starring Elliott Gould as the victim's millionaire father.

Agatha Christie's Poirot: Cards on the Table When an evening of bridge turns into a murder investigation, famed Belgian inspector Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) discovers he isn't the only sleuth present at the party. The host (Alexander Siddig) has also invited the superintendent of Scotland Yard (David Westhead), a representative from the Foreign Office (Robert Pugh) and a noted mystery writer (Zoe Wanamaker), a group whose talents are put to the test in solving the baffling case.

Agatha Christie's Poirot: After the Funeral Soon after attending her brother's funeral, Cora Gallaccio (Monica Dolan) turns up dead. Now, it's up to famed Belgian inspector Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) to unravel the clues behind the murder. Was it a simple case of a burglary gone awry, or was it an inside job? Co-starring John Carson, Benjamin Whitrow and Geraldine James, this made-for-television drama is based on the book by Agatha Christie.

Agatha Christie's Poirot: Taken at the Flood David Suchet reprises his role asfamed Belgian inspector Hercule Poirot in this made-for-television adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic novel. When young widow Rosaleen Cloade (Eva Birthistle) inherits her husband's family fortune, a group of his relatives will do anything to make sure she doesn't keep it. Digging up dirt from Rosaleen's past, they uncover the fact that she was married before ... and that her first husband mysteriously died.

Friends and Crocodiles The extremely organized Lizzie Thomas (Jodhi May) is indispensable to her boss, Paul Reynolds (Damian Lewis), who, for all his brilliant ideas, would be miserably lost without her. But will his maverick style eventually tear them apart? Following the pair's 20-year working relationship from the earliest days of Thatcherism to the burst of the dot-com bubble, this thought-provoking drama paints a portrait of Britain's not-so-distant past.

Humko Deewana Kar Gaye Set in Calgary, Canada, this touching Bollywood love story from director Raj Kanwar follows two kindred spirits tethered by tradition. Sparks ignite after a string of brief encounters between hotshot engineer Aditya (Akshay Kumar) and affluent, reserved Jia (Katrina Kaif) -- who are both betrothed to others. Will they go through with their arranged marriages, or will Aditya and Jia brush aside convention for true love?

Backyardigans: Surf's Up In this animated Nickelodeon series, five preschoolers equipped with unusually active imaginations turn an everyday location -- their back yard -- into the landscape for fantastic adventures. Backed by an exciting Afro-pop soundtrack, "Surf's Up" finds Pablo, Tyrone, Uniqua and Tasha pretending to be surfers in search of the perfect wave. Acting as their lifeguard, Austin leads them to it at Tiki Beach.

The Wall Faced with the grim inevitability of being shipped to Nazi death camps and exterminated, a brave handful of Polish Jews doggedly held off thousands of German soldiers in the historic 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising. Told through the eyes of Dolek Benson (Tom Conti), a newcomer to the resistance movement, thisheart-wrenching yet inspiring drama boasts a top-notch cast, including Rachel Roberts, Eli Wallach, Rosanna Arquette and Dianne Wiest.

The Sacketts Based on two Louis L'Amour novels, this epic saga follows the adventures of the Sacketts -- Tell (Sam Elliott), Orrin (Tom Selleck) and Ty (Jeff Osterhage) -- Tennessee brothers who head out West after the end of the Civil War. Tell leaves first, making his way by hunting and prospecting. After his younger brothers are almost caught in a local feud, they follow in Tell's footsteps, first herding cattle, then aiding in a Santa Fe racial dispute.

Rough Riders To help the Cuban rebels struggling against Spanish rule, gung-ho Naval Secretary Theodore Roosevelt (Tom Berenger) created the first U.S. volunteer cavalry regiment in 1898. The motley crew of about 500 fighters had to learn to work together as a team against a superior adversary. This rousing war epic -- costarring Gary Busey and Sam Elliott -- depicts the true story of the "Rough Riders" and their part in the Spanish-American War.

You Know My Name Sam Elliott plays real-life lawman and Wyatt Earp partner Bill Tilghman in this movie based on a true story. After facing down countless criminals, Tilghman makes a silent movie about his Wild West adventures. The success of that film boosts his reputation, but now Tilghman must face a new challenge: a rapidly changing West that boasts craftier criminals with better weaponry. Arliss Howard co-stars as Tilghman's nemesis, corrupt lawman Wiley.

The Dukes of Hazzard: Season 6 The Duke boys return for another year of action-packed fun. The sixth season finds Luke (Tom Wopat) and Bo (John Schneider) -- after a stint on the NASCAR circuit -- returning to Hazzard County and their moonshining uncle (Denver Pyle) and sexy cousin Daisy (Catherine Bach). As always, Luke, Bo and General Lee are revved up and ready to outmaneuver corrupt county official "Boss" Hogg (Sorrell Booke) and his flunky, Sheriff Coltrane (James Best).

Dead Broke When an anonymous witness calls in a murder that supposedly took place outside a Brooklyn debt collection agency, an intrepid detective shows up at the scene to investigate. But with the body nowhere to be found, his only hope is to start making his way through the company's client roster, questioning a wide array of suspects along the way. John Glover, Paul Sorvino and Jill Hennessy co-star in this hard-boiled -- yet comic -- whodunit.

Venture Bros.: Season 1 Part of the Cartoon Network's edgy Adult Swim programming, this cartoon parodies 1960s adventure characters such as Jonny Quest and the Hardy Boys. Twins Hank and Dean think they're gifted, but they're really idiots. Their renowned but failed scientist dad, Doctor Venture, considers them an embarrassment and constantly pops "diet pills" to ease his pain. Macho bodyguard Brock Sampson follows the boys around the globe, continually rescuing them.

Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? Kurt Raab stars as the titular Herr R., an industrial draftsman, dutiful spouse and caring father leading a vacuous and excruciatingly prosaic existence. Ultimately, the frustration of his vapid life reaches an unbearable level -- and he responds by doing something utterly shocking. Based on a true story, director Rainer Werner Fassbinder's dark and provocative film savages the dreariness of bourgeois living.

Miracle at Sage Creek Sometimes, the most wondrous miracles occur when you least expect them. A solid cast headlines this heartwarming, redemptive tale of two families that struggle to overcome prejudice and tragedy in 1888 Wyoming. Their efforts seem futile until the special titular Christmas miracle saves the life of a small boy. Rance Howard, David Carradine, Billy Drago, Wes Studi and Martin Kove star. James Intveld directs.

Ozzie Toymaker Maxine Happy (Joan Collins) sends two burly blowhards into the Australian hinterland to kidnap Ozzie, a talking koala. Her scheme is to clone endless Ozzies to sell as talking pets. But there's a switcheroo, and 8-year-old Justin (Spencer Breslin) ends up taking Ozzie back home to the States. With the bad guys in hot pursuit, Justin must break all the rules to save the mouthy marsupial from the clutches of corporate greed.

Cheeky! When the lovely (and scantily clad) Carla (Yuliya Mayarchuk) arrives in London to look for a flat to share with her Venetian boyfriend, men and women alike fall for her considerable charms. Italian director Tinto Brass has often been compared to American auteur Russ Meyer for his artfully erotic over-the-top sex romps, but unlike Meyer, who's obsessed with breasts, Brass focuses his attention on another part of the female anatomy -- the derriere.

Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on UFOs Skeptics beware! Director David Sereda explores the divisive discussion of UFOs and extraterrestrial sightings spanning the globe with the help of famed improvisational comedian and actor Dan Aykroyd. Through spectacular eyewitness videos, interviews with astronauts and engineers, and Aykroyd's extensive research and knowledge of all things paranormal, the case for UFO existence is strengthened significantly in this out-of-this-world DVD.

The Kids in the Hall: Season 4 Featuring brilliant writing, impeccable timing and a quintet of Canadian clowns, this acclaimed sketch-comedy series earned a loyal following among the cable crowd. In the show's fourth season, stars Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson continue to shatter taboos with skits about the Queen of England, weather forecasters and the exploits of wacky trademark characters such as the Chicken Lady.

Night Stalker Based on the spine-chilling classic television drama, this dark, stylish series features Stuart Townsend as morose crime reporter Cark Kolchak. Obsessively hunting for the person who murdered his wife, Kolchak keeps encountering unexpected supernatural phenomena. He pairs with skeptical journalist Perri Reed (Gabrielle Union) to expose the unexplained things that go bump in the night. Four never-before-seen episodes are included.

WWE: Backlash 2006 Filmed live in Lexington, Ky., on April 2, 2006, this unforgettable installment of Backlash -- an annual WWE event -- dishes up more no-holds-barred action than wrestling fans could possibly hope for. The DVD features the WWE Championship Triple Threat Match (John Cena vs. Edge vs. Triple H); Kane vs. Big Show; Ric Flair vs. Umaga; and many more. Extras include additional interviews and footage not seen during the original broadcast.

Rollergirls: Season 1 This reality show follows a Texas roller derby team through the ups and downs of their breakneck, competitive sport. You'll meet Lux, Sister Mary Jane, Punky Bruiser, Miss Conduct, Venis Envy and the rest of the Rollergirls -- each with vivacious personalities and racy outfits to boot -- as they put their bodies on the line for the glory of their team. Then follow them out of the rink and discover their sometimes surprising other lives.

Billy Blanks: Billy's BootCamp: Cardio BootCamp Live Fight fat with a vengeance as a cadet in Billy Blanks's Cardio BootCamp, an exciting workout filmed live in front of the surf at Venice Beach, Calif. Using Billy's patented Tae Bo moves and his new invention, Billy Bands, you'll put your body through the wringer and come out with a killer physique on the other side. As an added bonus, you'll also boost your metabolism and improve your ability to keep unwanted pounds at bay.

Billy Blanks: Billy's Boot Camp: Lower Body BootCamp Defend your bottom half from unwanted fat as a soldier-in-training in Billy Blanks's Lower Body BootCamp. Applying Billy's patented Tae Bo moves, you'll use the power of forced resistance to shape your abs, thighs, hips and buttocks to create the toned look you've always dreamed of. Then, armed with a pair of Billy Bands, you'll tackle a challenging set of resistance-training intervals designed to firm up a flabby physique.

Puss 'n Boots An outlaw feline and the young lad who urges him to go legit embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this action-packed anime classic. Sword-wielding musketeer cat Pero is on the run from inept kitty cops. His crime? Rescuing mice from the clutches of doom. But when he meets Pierre, the miller's son, the two join forces to seek fame and fortune. Originally released in 1969, the cartoon features animation by anime master Hayao Miyazaki.

Stalingrad The long and bloody battle that marked the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany is the subject of this Emmy-nominated World War II documentary. Filmmakers Sebastian Dehnhardt, Christian Deick and Jorg Mullner make extensive use of soldier-shot footage to show the conflict from both Russian and German perspectives, and employ eyewitness accounts, archive film and 3-D animation to reconstruct the city and plot the course of its destruction.

The Monster Helmed by Pou-Soi Cheang, this creepy chiller stars Shu Qi and Alex Fong as a young couple whose idyllic life crumbles after they move to a posh Hong Kong high-rise. No sooner have May (Qi) and Ray (Fong) settled into their new digs than their 3-year-old son (Tam Chun-Ho) son vanishes. But the frantic May -- convinced that demonic forces are at work -- must search for her missing child alone when the police and her neighbors scoff at her story.

Rice People When the father of a family of Cambodian rice growers dies, the mother must summon the courage to lead her clan. Beneath the serenity of their day-in, day-out agrarian rhythms lie persistent grieving, financial worry and insidious pests. Pushed to the brink, the family's survival hinges on a successful rice harvest. Nominated for the Golden Palm at Cannes in 1994, this film was directed by Rithy Panh, with a haunting score by Marc Marder.

Bare Behind Bars Director Oswaldo De Oliveira puts the X in X-rated with this babes-behind-bars sexploitation flick starring Marta Anderson, Nadia Destro and Maria Stella Splendore. Inside the walls of a Brazilian women's penitentiary run by a psychotic warden, the inmates routinely suffer sexual abuse, degradation, beatings and torture. Pushed to the brink, a trio of prisoners escapes -- and murder and mayhem soon ensue.

Innocent Sorcerers In this cynical masterpiece of disaffected Polish youth, a world-weary playboy doctor (Tadeusz Lomnicki) tires of his endless parade of one-night stands and seeks more substance in his life. His wish just may come true in the form of Pelagia (Krystyna Stypulkowska), a spirited young girl who challenges his mind and soul. A young Roman Polanski makes an appearance in this wry and witty romance from director Andrzej Wajda.

Curse of Lola In this direct-to-video thriller, fear looms over a dance troupe after the leading lady turns up dead on opening night of China's hottest new musical. When her part passes to shy but talented dancer Tian (Yuan Tian), the rest of the company -- envious of her opportunity to take center stage -- assumes she had something to do with the murder. But as the body count rises, Tian begins to believe that the show's starring role is cursed.

Amazon Jail Helmed by Oswaldo De Oliveira, this steamy sexploitation flick follows a group of nubile young women enticed to Brazil, only to find themselves trapped in a white slavery ring. Their captors -- planning to turn the ladies into sex toys for big spenders -- toss the girls into a cage, but they band together and escape into the jungle, where they cross paths with some randy miners. The cast includes Elisabeth Hartmann and Mauricio do Valle.

Inside His Dark Materials Inspired by John Milton's Paradise Lost, reclusive author Philip Pullman created His Dark Materials, an award-winning trilogy chronicling a battle between good and evil that was as well-received by audiences as it was by critics. Using CGI animation, 3-D illustration, on-location shooting and intimate interviews (including a Q&A with Pullman himself), this behind-the-scenes look at the books' appeal is a must-see for diehard fans.

Dark Shadows: Collection 24 Propelled by the popularity of 175-year-old vampire Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid), the Gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows" became a cult hit in the 1960s and '70s. In this collection of episodes, Collinwood governess Daphne Harridge (Kate Jackson) is cautioned to steer clear of Quentin Collins (David Selby) as Barnabas and Desmond (John Karlen) vow to save him. Meanwhile, Lamar Trask (Jerry Lacy) finds his father's skeleton and plots vengeance.

The Doris Day Special Starring in her first TV special, America's sweetheart sings a selection of her biggest hits ("Sentimental Journey," "Secret Love") along with show tunes ("Hurry, It's Lovely Up Here") and a few pop classics ("Both Sides Now," "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"). Crooner Perry Como joins Doris for a medley featuring "Everybody Loves a Lover" and "Let Me Call You Sweetheart," and pal Rock Hudson turns up in a surprise appearance. Deleted scenes are included.

The Doris Day Show: Season 3 Widow Doris Martin (Doris Day) and her sons (Philip Brown and Todd Starke) leave country life behind and move to new digs above an Italian restaurant in San Francisco in the popular sitcom's third season. Bernie Kopell and Kaye Ballard join the regular cast, which features McLean Stevenson as Doris's boss and Rose Marie as her friend and co-worker Myrna Gibbons. Guest stars include Henry Fonda, Ricardo Montalban, Meredith Baxter and John Astin.

Oh! Calcutta! A Broadway smash hit that ran for 20 years, Oh! Calcutta's exploration of the sexual revolution created controversy when it opened in 1970. Performed mostly in the nude, the musical consists of a series of song-and-dance numbers and skits written by John Lennon, Sam Shepard, Samuel Beckett and others -- including side-splitting parodies of uncomfortable first-time swingers and a would-be-seducer's comeuppance at the hands of a clever virgin.

Titanic's Final Moments: Missing Pieces In 2005, a piece of seafaring history got an update when two large sections of the Titanic's bottom hull were discovered during an expedition led by "Deep Sea Detectives" hosts John Chatterton and Richie Kohler. Since then, an expert team of historians, engineers and marine architects have investigated the meaning of this new find. This fascinating program explores the preliminary findings of the team and sheds new light on the legendary story.

Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys With his knack for making just about anything funny, columnist Dave Barry penned the best-selling Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys, turning his comic lens on the history of male-female relationships. In this star-studded romp (featuring Dick Vitale, Dan Marino, John Cleese and, of course, Barry himself), director Jeff Arch brings the book to the big screen, following the exploits of a typical couple who are trying to make love work.

The Tomorrow People: Set 3 This 1970s British cult sci-fi series follows the adventures of a group of teenagers with special powers. These kids are able to communicate with each other telepathically, move objects with their minds and transport themselves anywhere in space or time -- a process they call "jaunting." A supercomputer named Tim protects them as they battle evil forces from outer space and search for others of their kind. Set 3 includes the final three seasons.

Sinking the Supership: Nova The final phase of the war in the Pacific saw the sinking of the largest battleship ever built: the Japanese warship Yamato. Altogether, more than 2,700 men went down with the vessel, which was blown apart in a massive air strike. "Nova" joins an international team exploring the ship's watery grave in the East China Sea and presents interviews with two survivors of the sinking, as well as an American pilot who took part in the attack.

Bushinsaba After suffering under the thumb of a nasty schoolyard clique, Yu-jin (Se-eun Lee) and her friends use a Ouija board to summon the spirit of Kim In-suck (Yu-ri Lee), a dearly departed alumnus who died 30 years earlier under mysterious circumstances. Hoping the vengeful ghost will scare their enemies, the girls are horrified to learn that two of the bullies are already dead -- and that any of them could be next.

The Cheese Nun Explore the world of artisanal cheese with Sister Noella Marcellino, a Benedictine nun who visits France to probe the mysteries that make every cheese unique. Marcellino ventures from farmstead to aging room to laboratory, reveling in the fungi and microorganisms that are as essential to cheese as terroir is to wine. This homage to fromage is an unabashed celebration of the science, craft and humanity of cheesemaking.

Little Bigfoot When Payton Shoemaker and his sister Maggie happen upon a pint-size version of Sasquatch -- Little Bigfoot -- a summer vacation in the woods becomes an adventure of mythical proportions. They befriend the tiny creature and name him Bilbo, only to realize (too late?) that the Largo Logging Co. is out to hunt him down. Ross Malinger, P.J. Soles and Kenneth Tigar co-star in this family-friendly yarn directed by Art Camacho.

My Uncle: The Alien When Kelly Sullivan, the president's young daughter, learns that a children's shelter is about to close, she sets out to save the center … with the help of her kindly extraterrestrial "uncle." But after the media make her a laughingstock, Kelly splits the scene and soon finds herself in real trouble. Now, only her out-of-this-world friend can save her. Hailey Foster stars in this cosmic comedy directed by Henri Charr.

Great Writers: John Steinbeck This absorbing documentary chronicles the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck through interviews, authoritative commentary and archival material. The literary titan led a remarkable life, from his childhood in California's Salinas Valley to his later years in the coastal fishing town of Monterey. Toiling as a field hand during his youth, Steinbeck subsequently penned sensitive portrayals of poor laborers in his timeless novels.

A Visit to Ali Farka Toure Filmmaker Marc Huraux journeys to the small Malian village of Niafunké for a visit with double Grammy winner Ali Farka Toure in this compelling documentary. Huraux's cameras track the charismatic singer, guitarist and resident hero as he sets about his business and makes time for his music in his beloved birthplace on the Niger River. Elected mayor of the Niafunké region in 2004, Ali died of cancer in March 2006.

The Post-Impressionists: Van Gogh Brilliant but tormented Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh is profiled through his art, his letters and expert commentary in this engrossing documentary. Famous for his thick, swirling brushstrokes, van Gogh -- the son of a pastor -- battled frequent bouts of madness throughout his short life and committed suicide at age 37. Though he was once the quintessential starving artist, his masterpieces now fetch millions of dollars.

Great Writers: Alexander Solzhenitsyn This installment of the Great Writers series celebrates Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn's work by reciting portions of his famous novels, including One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. Known for his scathing literary exposés of the Soviet prison system in the 1960s and '70s, Solzhenitsyn was exiled from his own country and labeled a traitor. Yet the world awarded him a Nobel Prize for his efforts, and in 1994, his citizenship was restored.

Great Writers: Truman Capote This installment of the Great Writers series celebrates American novelist Truman Capote's most famous writings. Remembered as much for his flamboyant persona as his body of work, Capote claimed to have taught himself to read and to have written his first book at age 9. His significant works include the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's and the nonfiction novel In Cold Blood, which mixed fiction and fact in an account based on actual events.

Great Writers: Tennessee Williams This installment of the Great Writers series celebrates Tennessee Williams's body of work by reciting portions of most famous plays, including "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." Known for dramas with dark, Southern themes and poetic dialogue, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright drew much of his inspiration from his dysfunctional family, which included a schizophrenic sister.

Robert Anton Wilson: Maybe Logic Author of the underground classic The Illuminatus! Trilogy, the futurist philosopher and rebel ontologist Robert Anton Wilson escorts the viewer on a comically staggering journey. Directed by Lance Bauscher, this documentary chronicles 25 years of Wilson's surreal exploration of human perception as a self-proclaimed "cosmic schmuck." The film won the Best Documentary Audience Award at the 2004 San Francisco Independent Film Festival.

Billy Connolly: Live in New York In this live performance filmed at New York's Town Hall in February 2005, Billy Connolly delivers the outrageous brand of comedy that's sustained his successful stand-up career for more than 30 years. With a huge international fan base, the hilarious Connolly releases his brazen observational humor with shocking honesty and Scottish flair in the Big Apple. This DVD marks his first filmed concert in America.

Holocaust: The Liberation of Majdanek This grim documentary recounts -- in graphic detail -- the horrific events that transpired at Majdanek, the only concentration camp remaining in operation at the time of its July 1944 liberation. The film revisits the chilling fate of 2 million people systematically eradicated by the Germans at the death camp located near Lublin, Poland. Included is footage of survivors confronting their Nazi tormentors during a Russian tribunal.

Singapore Sling In pursuit of a woman he once knew, Detective Singapore Sling is lured into the clutches of a murderous mother-daughter duo that has perverse plans for the unfortunate gumshoe. Directed by Nikos Nikolaidis, this gruesome Greek film noir will shock and disturb even the most impervious viewer as the women sadistically torture the wounded investigator in an orgy of sexual perversion and unrelenting violence.

Funny Man Record producer Max Taylor (Benny Young) gets much more than he bargained for upon winning the family estate of enigmatic Callum Chance (Christopher Lee) in a card game. With wife and kids in tow, Max moves into his new digs, only to find it inhabited by a twisted trickster (Tim James) who has an imaginative assortment of methods for dispatching unwelcome visitors. Ingrid Lacey also stars in this gory cult favorite from director Simon Sprackling.

The Uninvited Impaired by amnesia, Jeong-won (Shin-yang Park) can't remember his youth -- until he meets Yeon (Ji-hyun Jun), a psychic who may be able to uncover his past. After witnessing the horrific deaths of children, both share dreamlike visions of ghostly forms. Together, they explore the depths of psychological terror in this chilling Korean thriller, artfully directed by Su-yeon Lee.

Padre Pio: Miracle Man Enduring hardship and persecution from the Church during his lifetime, the pious Francisco Forgione blessed the lives of many with his miraculous healing and stigmata. Carlo Carlei's film chronicles the amazing journey of the man who would come to be known as Padre Pio (portrayed by Sergio Castellitto), from the holy visions of his childhood through his powerful prophecy and adult ministry. The Vatican canonized Padre Pio as a saint in 2002.

St. Francis Michele Soavi directs this biopic on the beloved St. Francis of Assissi. Sultry Italian leading man Raoul Bova (Under the Tuscan Sun) stars as Francis, the son of a wealthy fabric merchant. Francis's uncanny business acumen was trumped by his boundless virtue. While serving as a soldier, he hears the voice of God, who entreats him to return home, where he eventually renounces his material wealth and takes up a humble life in service to the poor.

Lifespan After the brainy Dr. Ben Land (Hiram Keller) discovers that a colleague has concocted a drug that can slow the aging process to a crawl, he soon becomes embroiled in a struggle to obtain the elixir. In a bid to prevent the serum from falling into the wrong hands, Land locks horns with a Swiss industrialist (Klaus Kinski, at his oddball best) who'll stop at nothing to acquire the potion (including using nursing home shut-ins as guinea pigs).

Lurking in Suburbia A boozing writer living in suburbia decides -- at age 30 -- that it might finally be time to end his extended adolescence and make some changes to his frat boy lifestyle. But once he loses the all-night binges, slacker roommates, puerile male bonding, angry exes and glad-handing strippers, what's left? Joe Egender, Samuel Child, Ari Zagaris and Buffy Charlet co-star in this dark indie comedy from writer-director Mitchell Altieri.

Strange Trains British locomotives have always been built in sundry shapes and sizes. This documentary explores the diversity and heritage of those myriad designs. Witness the Deep Mine Railway at Llechwed, the Vale of Rheidol tank engine, USA Class locomotives on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, the early locomotives Rocket and Agenoria at the UK's National Railway Museum and more.

Titans of Steam For four glorious decades, the Great Western Railway, the London, Midland & Scottish Railway, the London & North Eastern Railway, and the Southern Railway (aka the Big Four), along with British Rail, churned out hundreds of mighty locomotives. Archival footage documents the heyday of these workhorses, while newer segments chart the survival of select engines, behemoths that keep chugging along today on Britain's preserved railways.

Young Thugs: Nostalgia In this sequel to Young Thugs: Innocent Blood, Riichi, a resilient sixth-grader, endures seemingly endless battles with local punks. At home, he copes with his overstressed, dysfunctional family. Riichi's innocence quickly erodes en route to an absurd, comical adulthood. Director Takashi Miike's peripatetic camera angles and nonstop action and bloodshed make this thriller an exhilarating ride.

Young Thugs: Innocent Blood By turns humorous and violent, this action-packed thriller set in Osaka, Japan, tracks three high school delinquents, two of whom fall into Yakuza-style thuggery, while the other takes a low-paying job at a hair salon. When one of the pals drifts into a gauzy romance, and away from his responsibilities, the trio's friendship is tested. Director Takashi Miike's coming-of-age story explores maintaining youthful innocence in an unscrupulous world.

German Night Flyers Another in the acclaimed Luftwaffe in WW2 series, this program illustrates the crucial role Germany's long-range heavy fighter, or zerstorer ("destroyer"), played during World War II. Because of its size, the Bf-110 was unable to compete in dogfights with the more agile RAF fighters; however, it was revamped for deployment as a night-fighter, a role in which it served the Luftwaffe well.

Darkness: The Vampire Version When an army of vampires takes over a small town, blood flows (and flows and flows) in the director's cut of this classic gore flick from the underground horror wave of the early 1990s. Appropriately enough, the makers of the film helped finance the production by selling their blood at the local plasma bank. The two-disc set also includes "Vampire Bootcamp," a documentary short featuring cast and crew interviews.

Dive Bombers & Combat Aircraft of WWII This documentary shows the German gull-winged Stuka dive-bomber in action on all fronts, operating as "flying artillery" in France, North Africa and Russia. Although it eventually lost out to faster opponents such as the Spitfire and the Hurricane, the Stuka was a central component of the blitzkrieg warfare the Wehrmacht unleashed on Europe in 1939. The program also takes a look at the Hs-129s and Fw-190 that saw action in Russia.

Groms: A New Day, A New Revolution Whether on surfboard, skateboard or snowboard, these groms (short for grommet: a slang term for a young extreme sport athlete) conquer each and every slope the world has to offer. In director Kat Monk's forward-looking film, you'll witness some of the next superstars of extreme sports, including Lyn-Z Adams, John John Florence, Riley Hawk, Hannah Teter, Luke Mitrani and Alex Gray, to name just a few of the fast-paced phenoms.

Choppertown: The Sinners Far removed from the shiny exteriors and fully stocked garages of big-money chop shops, hard-core motorcycle enthusiasts the Sinners carve out their own methods of custom bike design. This intimate 2005 documentary follows Kutty Noteboom, punk rocker and chopper craftsman, his buddy Rico and the rest of the Sinners as they rummage junkyards and build machines from the ground up with a raw and unapologetic passion for choppers.

Lake Consequence A repressed housewife develops an erotic infatuation with a local landscaper in director Rafael Eisenman's soft-core sensual drama that'll get your blood pumping. After accidentally being whisked away with handsome laborer Billy (Billy Zane) and his girlfriend (Hollie L. Hummel) for the weekend, 30-something wife and mother Irene (Joan Severance) rediscovers her long-dormant sexual desires during the getaway tryst.

Great Women Writers: The Bronte Sisters This installment of the Great Women Writers series celebrates the collective talent of the Bronte sisters by reciting passages from their works, including Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre and Agnes Grey. Working together, the sisters -- Charlotte (1816-1855), Emily (1818-1848) and Anne (1820-1849) -- managed to produce novels that would become enduring classics of English literature. Yet none of them lived to see the age of 40.

Great Women Writers: Emily Dickinson This installment of the Great Women Writers series celebrates American poet Emily Dickinson's works by reciting passages against the backdrop of rare archival photographs and authentic period imagery. Though she wrote more than 2,500 poems during her lifetime -- verses that reveal singular talent and complexity -- Dickinson (1830-1886) chose to publish only seven, making her one of the most reclusive American writers of all time.

Great Women Writers: Jane Austen This installment of the Great Women Writers series salutes English author Jane Austen (1775-1817) by blending passages from her books with rare archival photographs and authentic period imagery. Though they make wonderful fodder for modern period dramas, Austen's novels saw only moderate success in her lifetime. Nevertheless, she grew to become one of the most celebrated female writers of all time.

Russian Painters: The Years of Art Nouveau Russian art -- which boasts an impressive cultural legacy -- flourished in the 20th century's first decade, with art nouveau playing a prominent role. Featuring a fresh, distinctive look and the possibility of using unique new materials, the genre quickly attracted an avid following. This enlightening documentary focuses on Russian painters of the period, including Alexander Benois and Kazimir Malevich, who left their mark on modern art.

Russian Painters: The Classic Years When Peter the Great came to power at the beginning of the 18th century, he westernized Russia, often using a brutal hand to bring about change. One of the transformations that occurred at this time was in the field of art, which moved from its primitive tribal and religious roots toward a more classic western style. This absorbing program explores how the combination of influences is reflected in the country's emergent art.

Mayans & Aztecs Travel back in time and experience the ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures via on-location footage, paintings, computer animation and historical re-creations. Skilled artisans and farmers dominated the peaceful society of the Mayans, who erected the magnificent temple at Chichén Itzá. The Aztecs created a legacy of superb architecture and art, and are also remembered for their rituals of human sacrifice.

Pompeii: The Doomed City Located at the base of Mount Vesuvius, the city of Pompeii was completely wiped out when the volcano violently erupted in A.D. 79. More than 2,000 citizens died, buried beneath a mountain of volcanic ash. In 1748, Pompeii was rediscovered -- the city and its people frozen in time by the catastrophic event. This fascinating program explores the doomed city through film footage, reconstructions and expert commentary.

American Muscle Car: Season 2 The creation of the 1964 Pontiac GTO kicked off a time in the nation's history when Detroit was the undisputed king of extreme automobiles, and this collection reviews some of the finest cars of the era. Get a peek under the hood of some of the most ostentatious vehicles to ever hit the streets, including the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, Dodge Daytona, Buick Regal GNX, 427 Cobra, Ford Fairlane GT, Plymouth Superbird and the Chevrolet Corvette.

Drive-in Double Feature: Creation of the Humanoids / War Between the Planets Re-create the magic of a 1960s drive-in with this creepy double feature of horror flicks. In Creation of the Humanoids (1962), said to be a favorite of pop artist Andy Warhol, a race of robots designed to put Earth back together after a nuclear war ends up trying to take it over. Then, in War Between the Planets (1966), scientists discover an unknown planet that's on route to collide with Earth -- unless they can do something to stop it.

Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster After being shot down by Martians, a robotic NASA astronaut (Robert Reilly) roams the beaches of Puerto Rico while his attackers (Marilyn Hanold and Lou Cutell) round up bikini-clad women. If the aliens are successful, the busty females will be used to repopulate their withering planet -- but not if scientists Adam Steele (James Karen) and Karen Grant (Nancy Marshall) have something to say about it.

Tomie: Beginning When Tomie (Rio Matsumoto) transfers to a new high school, her fellow students are captivated by her icy beauty in this Japanese chiller. But they soon realize that a potent evil lurks behind her gorgeous face -- and her stare can freeze people in their tracks. Determined not to succumb, they kill her and deposit the pieces of her body in various locations. But Tomie can't be stopped; she restores herself and continues on her malevolent path.

Kazuo Umezz's Horror Theater: Vol. 1 Get a double dose of terror with this Japanese horror compilation. In House of Bugs, an unfaithful husband believes his cheating wife is no longer human. But it's unclear whether he's right or he's slowly losing his mind. In Diet, an overweight woman is dumped by her lover. Determined to win him back, she starves herself down to the perfect size. But when she sees her boyfriend again, she's filled with a hunger that won't be denied.

Teknoman: Collection One It's 2087, and humans are on the brink of losing their standing as planet Earth's top dogs thanks to an invading horde of biomechanical beasties called the Venomoids. When the badly outnumbered earthlings dispatch the Space Knights to square off against the powerful alien menace, the ultimate battle for control -- and survival -- begins. The compilation includes the first 14 installments of the sci-fi anime series.

The Lon Chaney Collection One of Hollywood's greatest movie monsters, Creighton Chaney -- aka Lon Chaney Jr. -- stars in this hair-raising collection, which includes four of his best performances. First, he plays opposite Victor Jory in Manfish; next, Chaney portrays a college-bound Greek immigrant in The Golden Junkman; then, he stars with Macdonald Carey in an episode of "Lock-Up"; and finally, he plays a resurrected criminal seeking vengeance in Indestructible Man.

Monique When Bill (David Sumner) and Jean (Joan Alcorn) hire French au pair Monique (Sibylla Kay), they have no idea her presence will disrupt their complacent suburban existence. Monique takes good care of the children, but her lack of sexual inhibition arouses the passions of both Bill and Jean. Soon they each succumb to Monique's charms, and as they're drawn into an unusual ménage à trois, they're not prepared for the devastating consequences.

Dark Woods To get ready for a survivalist reality show, TV producer Gunnar (Bjorn Floberg) -- under the guise of team building -- drags his young production crew to an old cabin in the woods where he spent much of his childhood. The Machiavellian Gunnar manipulates the situation with almost sadistic zeal … until something skulking in the forest starts upping the ante in this eerie shocker. Among the supporting cast are Kristoffer Joner and Sampda Sharma.

Stonehenge Steeped in mystery, Stonehenge -- a megalithic monument dating back to 2,800 B.C. -- stands on Salisbury Plain in England's Wiltshire County. Using location footage, 3-D computer graphics, meticulous reconstructions and insightful analysis, this fascinating documentary investigates the story behind the intriguing structure, including the myths and realities surrounding the ancient stone circle that continues to bewilder experts.

Rousseau Henri Rousseau spent his life working as a customs official, but his artistic passion led him to become one of the most revered Postimpressionist painters of the 19th century. Working in the naive or primitive style, he was criticized for his childlike techniques during his lifetime, only to be recognized as a self-taught genius after his death. Location footage, re-creations and commentaries from art experts are included.

Toulouse-Lautrec Known best for his vivid portrayals of the famous Moulin Rouge nightclub, 19th-century French painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec had a difficult life: He was crippled by a genetic disease and died at 36 after years of alcoholism and syphilis had racked his body. This gripping program looks at Toulouse-Lautrec's life and art, and leading authorities, art historians and scholars offer analysis and commentary that provide an inside look at the artist.

Un Ballo in Maschera Swedish King Gustav's friend Anckarstroem warns Gustav of a plot to assassinate him in Giuseppe Verdi's opera. But unbeknownst to Anckarstroem, Gustav is in love with Anckarstroem's wife, Amelia. When he catches the two in a seemingly compromising position, Anckarstroem himself becomes involved in the assassination plot. Performed by Opera Australia, this production stars Leona Mitchell, Gillian Sullivan, Richard Greager and Malcolm Donnelly.

Starfest Filmed in 1983 at Las Vegas's Tropicana Hotel and hosted by Diahann Carroll and Richard Kiley, this variety special features a star-studded cast. Performers include Kiley, who sings his show-stopping rendition of "The Impossible Dream," and Tony Award winner Patti LuPone, who belts out "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina." Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows, Roberta Peters, impressionist Rich Little and mime duo Shields & Yarnell also make appearances.

Love Repechage Faced with his lover's infidelity, photographer Yen-Wai (Hee-seon Kim) tracks down zoo veterinarian Man-Kwai (Dong-Kun Jang) to tell her that her boyfriend is sleeping with Yen-Wai's girlfriend in this charming romantic comedy. The two strangers get to know each other well as they plan to avenge the betrayal, and soon begin to fall for each other. But will they be able to let go of their anger and embrace these new feelings?

Moonlight in Tokyo Full of unexpected twists, this unusual dramedy from Hong Kong tells the story of Jun (Leon Lai), an intellectually challenged man who's been abandoned by his family in Tokyo. He runs into former classmate Hoi (Chapman To), an opportunist in heavy debt to the Japanese Mafia who seizes the chance to use Jun as a money maker for himself, turning him into a gigolo. The two develop an unlikely friendship as Jun delves into his new profession.

Wallflowers 1 Pop this vibrant wallpaper video into your DVD player and turn your living space into a multihued spring garden where fresh flowers are always in season. Featuring magnificent photography, the colorful collection will soothe your stressed-out soul as exquisite floral images (complete with tiny insects) blossom right before your eyes. The disc's 10 tracks can be set to play randomly or as individual loops.

Modular Moves 1 Modern interior design meets modern digital technology in this ultra-hip DVD for ultra-hip video screens. Add another level of unconventional design with this 10-track collection of kinetic geometric and organic shapes that complement your contemporary office or living space. This DVD lets you select from color palettes ranging from "cools" and "warms," and you can play the tracks randomly or as individual loops.

Dio: Holy Diver Fronted by singer Ronnie James Dio, rockers Dio perform their classic debut album, "Holy Diver," 22 years after its release in this double concert. For the first time, the band is captured performing their 1983 masterpiece in its entirety in front of live audiences at Spectrum and London. The album features some of the band's greatest singles, such as the title track, "Don't Talk to Strangers" and the metal anthem "Straight Through the Heart."

Hot Salsa Lessons: Vol. 2 In the sizzling second volume of his Hot Salsa series, dance instructor extraordinaire Ken Baldwin -- who has coached the likes of Morgan Freeman, Renee Zellweger and Eriq La Salle -- ups the ante with tips for intermediate and advanced dancers. Lessons focus on becoming a more athletic dancer, executing double turns and spotting your spins, and making your dancing smoother with improved footwork and tighter technique.

Cemetery Gates Two blundering activists' attempts to free a mutant Tasmanian devil nicknamed "Precious" go awry when the animal escapes and holes up in a woodland graveyard in this tongue-in-cheek horror flick. Unbeknownst to a group of students filming a cut-rate zombie movie nearby, the devil has a taste for human flesh -- and he plans to make an appearance in their next scene. The cast includes Reggie Bannister, Peter Stickles, Aime Wolf and Ky Evans.

Unexpected Challenges Successful retired businessman Win Kao loses his title of "Prince of Golf" when his golfing equipment store starts failing. Pride prevents him from asking for help until his failure makes the headlines of the local paper. Determined to regain his image, Kao hires tough businesswoman Jenny Wu (Shu Qi) to bring the store back up to snuff. But Jenny soon becomes involved with her employer -- and with his son. Lily Li co-stars in this sexy romp.

London Filmed over 11 months, this travelogue, directed by Patrick Keiller, highlights different parts of London through the lens of the city's political and social events up to the early 1990s. Paul Scofield and his companion Robinson serve as our witty, insightful commentators. Presented as mostly still shots of different locales, the documentary also includes footage of the aftermath of the deadly 1993 IRA bombing.

Striptease Series: Pole Work Hosted by award-winning Canadian exotic dancer Fawnia Mondey, this fun program is geared toward anyone who wants to become a professional dancer, shape up or just add a little zing in the bedroom. Providing easy-to-follow instructions, Mondey explains and demonstrates (without nudity) more than 30 pole moves. Topics include warm-up and stretching techniques, correct positioning, follow-up motions and tips on moving with grace and ease.

Yogobica: Basic Yogobica is an exercise program based on yoga but tailored to the demands of modern life. Providing an easy-to-follow workout, yogobica helps with weight loss, shaping up and achieving life balance. This Spanish-language program contains detailed instructions from yogobica creator Christi Idavoy, along with a complete exercise program. A bonus section provides an extra workout and a relaxation program to help ease the stresses of modern life.

Awesome Intervals with Mindy Mylrea Get a complete workout with expert instructor Mindy Mylrea's high-powered interval program. Starting with a comprehensive warm-up, Mylrea moves on to a series of short, fast strength and cardio intervals. A medicine ball pumps up the intensity of both the cardio and the strength segments, and the use of step-aerobic techniques powers up the cardio intervals. Mylrea's creative hourlong program provides an inspiring and challenging workout.

Russian Painters: The Impressionist Years Russia's rich cultural heritage features a fascinating array of artistic works. This in-depth documentary examines the lives and art of some prominent Russian impressionists, including Vasily Polenov, Wassily Kandinsky, Konstantin Korovin, Philipp Malyavin, Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova. A variety of artists from other schools of painting (rayonism, Cézannism, cubism and suprematism) are also discussed.

Hadrian's Wall Via computer animation, expert commentary and arresting footage of Hadrian's Wall as it stands today, this absorbing documentary explores the Roman empire's expansion and lasting political influence. Erected on the orders of a Roman emperor to designate the province of Britain's northernmost perimeter, the legendary stone and masonry structure may have been inspired by yarns about the Great Wall of China.

Munch Forever defined by his 1893 masterpiece The Scream, Edvard Munch experienced the anguish reflected in his famous painting as he grew up amid much sadness and loss. The artist's mother, brother and favorite sister died when he was young, and his fire-and-brimstone father filled him with fear. This documentary shows how Munch turned adversity into inspiration to become a renowned Postimpressionist painter.

Gauguin This enlightening installment of the "Great Artists" series reviews the life and work of French painter Paul Gauguin, spotlighting a few of his seminal creations. Though he infused his pieces with bold colors and organic shapes, the elites of his day didn't appreciate Gauguin's efforts. But his groundbreaking works -- especially those produced during his immersion in Tahiti -- would come to influence the growth of the modern art movement.

Cezanne This volume of the "Great Artists" series reviews the life and work of French painter Paul Cézanne, spotlighting his postimpressionist pieces The Artist's Father, The Abduction and A Modern Olympia. Both Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso referred to Cézanne -- who had his share of detractors in his time -- as "the father of us all," which accounts for his profound influence in the development of modern art.

Hansel and Gretel Filmed at the Zurich Opera House in 2001 with maestro Franz Welser-Most at the helm, this superb presentation stars mezzo-soprano Liliana Nikiteanu, soprano Malin Hartelius and tenor Volker Vogel. Adapted from the immortal Brothers Grimm fairy tale about the house-nibbling siblings, "Hansel und Gretel" was German composer Engelbert Humperdinck's most successful opera. Famed children's author Maurice Sendak conceived the production's costumes.

Turandot Giacomo Puccini's final opera tells the story of Princess Turandot, whose father proclaims that any suitor for his daughter's hand must answer three riddles -- and the penalty for wrong answers will be death. Prince Calaf correctly answers all three riddles, but before be marries Turandot, he wants her to answer a riddle of his own. Performed by Opera Australia, this production stars Ealynn Voss, Amanda Thane, Kenneth Collins and Donald Shanks.

Opera Australia: Chorus Filmed live at the Sydney Opera House, the renowned Opera Australia Chorus gives a splendid performance, complete with decadent costumes, of some of the best-loved choral opera pieces. Highlights include "Caro! Fuori il danaro!" from "La Bohème," "Humming Chorus" from "Madama Butterfly," and "Te Deum" from "Tosca," along with selections from "Aida," "Nabucco," "Il Trovatore," "Orphée Et Eurydice," "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "Turandot."

Glamour The sweep of 100 years of history is seen through the experience of a prosperous Hungarian-Jewish family, the Vendels, in this fragmented drama. From an Orthodox Passover celebration after World War I, the triumphs and heartaches of the family play out against subsequent Nazi invasions and Communist incursions. Koroly Eperjes and Eszter Onodi star. Frigyes Godros directed this autobiographical film as a tribute to his indomitable parents.

Op Art 1 Pop this dynamic wallpaper video into your DVD player and turn your living area or work space into an ultrahip habitat. Angular geometric motifs spring from simple shapes in the collection of 10 eye-popping black-and-white animations as bleeding-edge design meets hypnotic visual effects in this fitting addition to any contemporary space. The disc's tracks can be set to play randomly or as individual loops.

Hercules / Mole Men Against the Son of Hercules Two mid-century fantasy classics are captured in all their wide-screen glory here. In the first, Mr. Universe himself -- Steve Reeves -- plays the mythic muscleman; in the second, Mark Forest plays his son. Hercules encounters Amazons, ape-men and Italian sex goddesses Sylva Koscina and Gianna Maria Canale in his quest for the golden fleece, while his son gets some help from bodybuilder Paul Wynter in fighting off the mole men.

The Last Campaign Warren's McGraw's 2004 campaign for reelection to the West Virginia Supreme Court -- called the nastiest judicial race in the nation -- is the subject of this documentary from Wayne Ewing. A sequel to Ewing's If Elected (which documents McGraw's 1972 race for the West Virginia Senate), The Last Campaign intersperses scenes from the original with footage from the more recent race to create a portrait of American politics over several decades.

Groms: Surf Catch a wave with these "groms" (short for grommet: a slang term for a young extreme sport athlete) as they fearlessly shred the surf of Oahu's Northshore. Witness some of the sport's future superstars as they tackle whitecap waves and rippling ocean curls in this film directed by Kat Monk. Featured surfers include Clay Marzo, Granger Larsen, Albee Layer, Alana Blanchard, Kolohe Andino, Tyler Newton and Coco Ho.

Kris Kristofferson: Live from Austin, TX Prolific country music songwriter, singer and actor Kris Kristofferson performs live at the Austin City Limits in September 1981. In this intimate show, Kristofferson treats the audience to 16 songs, including original compositions such as "Me and Bobby McGee," "For the Good Times," "Help Me Make It Through the Night" and "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" that were made famous by so many other musicians.

Notes for Those Beginning the Discipline of Architecture Perfect design isn't evident in this unforgiving look at the architectural profession. This mock debate (played out by David Nordstrom and Michael Meredith) pokes fun but brings light to the plight of the architect in today's fickle economy. Meredith, assistant professor of Harvard's Graduate School of Design, offers an insider's look at the realities of the discipline, from its pitfalls to its frustrating failures and promising potential.

Noise Driven Ambient Audio and Visuals Add a little avant-garde ambience to your living space with this compilation of mood-altering videos created by video artists C505 and experimental musicians KNBS. Sounds and images mesh in symbiotic dance in this groovy video collection, which features dynamic video artwork driven by hypnotic experimental music. Also included are works from Associates in Science, Lew Baldwin, Day-Dream, Jonathan Turner and WeWorkForThem.

Benched Noted documentary filmmaker Wayne Ewing (Breakfast with Hunter) tells the story of how big business poured money into a judicial campaign in the name of so-called tort reform. Following the 2004 race for an Illinois Supreme Court seat, on-screen correspondent Paul Johnson reveals that tort reform -- that is, placing caps on judicial awards in cases involving medical malpractice, corporate wrongdoing and so on -- was the underlying issue.

Groms: Skate Bring on the pavement as these "groms" (short for grommet: a slang term for a young extreme sport athlete) fearlessly triumph over tricks, jumps and flights of stairs. With captivating live-action footage and up-close interviews, this DVD directed by Kat Monk unveils the talents and true stories of soon-to-be professional skateboarders as they tear up the street. Featured skaters include David Loy, Collin Provost, Shaun Stulz and Justin Figueroa.

Agent #1 Director Zbigniew Kuzminski's action drama is one of few films to chronicle the history of Polish soldiers fighting heroically (and mostly anonymously) in the military theaters of World War II. Set in German-occupied Greece, the gripping narrative follows the trail of real-life Polish spy and war hero Jerzy Szajnowicz-Iwanow, whose incredible adventures read like fiction from the mind of Ian Fleming.

The Charlatans UK: Live at Last Bursting onto the Brit-pop scene in 1990 with their megahit "The Only One I Know," the Charlatans UK followed up with a trio of chart-topping albums. In this concert video, the rockers pump out some of their hottest tunes, including "One to Another," "North Country Boy," "How High," "Forever," "Tellin' Stories," "Love Is the Key" and "Toothache." Cameras follow the band members backstage for a revealing interview.

Nevada Heat When an up-and-coming Las Vegas nightclub singer (Pia Zadora) is hauled into jail for refusing to testify against her mobster boyfriend, her world goes from glamorous to grim. She falls hard for the cop (Desi Arnaz Jr.) assigned to protect her, while longing to be reunited with her boyfriend who, unbeknownst to her, has hired assassins to kill her. Filmed on location in Las Vegas, this stylish thriller was directed by Matt Cimber.

Kenny vs. Spenny: Season 1 Talk about an odd couple: Kenny (Kenneth Joel Hotz) and Spenny (Spencer Nolan Rice) could not be further apart in disposition -- Kenny's a comedic, charming slacker who's a borderline bully while Spenny's an overanalytical, hardworking worrywart -- and yet they're the best of friends. See how this unusual combination works out for them in the first season of this offbeat comedy that breaks all the rules … and then some.

Eek-A-Mouse: Live in San Francisco Reggae legend and master DJ Eek-A-Mouse brings down the house in this dynamic performance recorded in San Francisco. Emerging on the music scene in 1979, Eek-A-Mouse has continually released solid albums for more than two decades, spawning a multitude of faithful fans not only in his native Jamaica but around the world. This highly anticipated video captures the Mouse's raw onstage energy and charisma as he delivers his signature sound.

Mind Body Spirit: Tropical Aquarium Slow down the hustle and bustle of everyday life and dive into calming aquarium waters with the serene visuals and soothing sounds presented in this therapeutic video. As the beautiful imagery of multihued tropical fish morphs your screen into a realm of relaxation and tranquility, you'll drift away contentedly to natural marine sounds or meditative music. The disc features three tropical aquariums.

Mind Body Spirit: Classical Moods Slow down the hustle and bustle of everyday life and absorb the beauty of nature with the serene visuals and soothing sounds on this therapeutic video. As the rich imagery of landscapes and historic architecture morphs your screen into a realm of relaxation, you'll drift away contentedly to the sound of classicalmasterpieces. The disc features 12 chapters, each with a unique blend of music and scenery.

Mind Body Spirit: Simply Relax Slow down the hustle and bustle of everyday life and journey to the tropics with the serene visuals and soothing sounds on this therapeutic video. As the rich imagery of exotic beaches morphs your screen into a realm of relaxation and tranquility, you'll drift away contentedly to the sound of gentle piano melodies. The disc features six chapters, including "Golden Sands" and "Sunlight Through the Clouds."

Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys Behind the surfer girls and impeccable harmonies, iconic American band The Beach Boys dealt with more than their share of personal turmoil during their successful career. Michael Switzer's unauthorized biopic follows the musical Wilson brothers -- Brian and Dennis -- from their early years with their abusive father until the fateful day in 1983 when the wild and unpredictable Dennis died in an alcohol-related drowning.

The Penthouse With a high-rise life and home, Dinah St. Clair (Robin Givens) enjoys the luxury of her father's success, until a visit from her old friend Joe Dobson (David Hewlett) shakes the foundation. At perilous heights, Dinah somehow must break through the delusions of her mentally unstable friend if she's to survive in this 1989 thriller directed by David Greene. Robert Guillaume co-stars as Dinah's record producer dad.

Mother of the Bride With her daughter's wedding around the corner, Margaret Becker Hix (Rue McClanahan) must endure the onslaught of family drama with fortitude in this charming comedy of closely gathered generations. Director Charles Correll delivers the third installment of the lighthearted series with a homespun familiarity and vivid glimpse into the world of family weddings. Kristy McNichol, Ted Shackelford and Brett Cullen co-star.

Chasing Secrets Under the thumb of her abusive grandfather, a neglected young girl must escape the confines of her unhappy home. Jo Ann Foley (Madeline Zima) finds comfort and support in an unlikely source: an elderly African-American couple (Della Reese and Ossie Davis). The three form a bond that defies racial boundaries and helps mend the girl's broken spirit. Crystal Bernard appears as Jo Ann's mother in this heartwarming film directed by Bruce Pittman.

As Time Runs Out Wealthy industrialist Dan Carlin (Stephen Collins) has his world flipped upside down when his son Marcus (Emmett Shoemaker) is kidnapped by a disgruntled former employee. The police discover that the kidnapper has embedded an explosive device in one of the boy's toys, set to detonate in 24 hours. Now, Dan must race against the clock to save his son's life. Jerry London directs this fast-paced thriller, also starring Karen Sillas.

Ants In this thriller directed by Robert Scheerer that will leave your skin crawling, a group of guests at a tony resort fall prey to a slew of malevolent ants with chemically poisoned bites. Expecting a weekend of luxurious self-indulgence, visitors at the ritzy Lakewood Manor soon discover they're the entrée of the day for an army of insects with an appetite for human flesh. This campy classic stars Suzanne Somers, Robert Foxworth and Myrna Loy.

Set the Mood: Cozy Hearth With this video hearth, you can enjoy year-round warmth or reignite holiday cheer from the comfort of your armchair. As you watch a genuine wood-burning fireplace, you can choose either the natural sound of a crackling blaze or selections from composer Peter Tchaikovsky's yuletide classic "The Nutcracker" as the audio backdrop. The disc also includes a segment featuring snow-covered landscapes set to music.

Princess Sydney Christmas: Three Gold Coins Reminiscing about her late grandfather's generosity, Princess Sydney seeks to rediscover the meaning of Christmas in this animated holiday adventure. Inspired by her grandfather's memory and his tradition of giving her three gold coins to share with those in need during the Christmas season, Sydney sets out on an adventure full of yuletide warmth and goodwill. Join the royal teen in this joyful cartoon celebration of the holiday spirit.

Live from Houston: The Rose of Gospel In this stirring performance recorded live at Houston's St. Agnes Baptist Church, Dorinda Clark-Cole passionately sings the gospel greats in front of an eager flock of enthusiastic fans. Kicking off the show with "Great Is the Lord," Clark-Cole delivers an inspiring 11-song set that includes uplifting new compositions, enduring gospel favorites and an unforgettable duet with singer Kevin Gray titled "Everything He Promised."

The Cincinnati Reds 1975 World Series One of the most dramatic showdowns in baseball history, the 1975 fall classic pitted Cincinnati's "big red machine" against a scrappy Boston Red Sox team. Though the series produced many special moments, it's best remembered for the heroics of catcher Carlton Fisk, whose Game 6 walk-off homer knotted the series. This keepsake collection includes all seven games, plus interviews with Fisk, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Pete Rose, Fred Lynn and more.

The Ultimate Fighter: Season 2 Eighteen mixed martial arts masters live together and compete against each other in this action-packed hit reality show. The stakes are high as the fighters vie for the big prize: The heavyweight and welterweight winners will each secure a hefty Ultimate Fighting Championship contract. UFC president Dana White hosts, while Matt Hughes and Rich Franklin serve as coaches. Grab a front-row seat for a heavy dose of drama and high-powered action!

Clara et Moi A budding romance faces the ultimate test in this pensive drama from first-time director Arnaud Viard. About to turn 33, struggling French actor Antoine (Julien Boisselier) unexpectedly meets his soul mate -- thelovely Clara (Julie Gavet) -- on the subway and falls deeply in love. But the happy young couple's future is put in doubt when Clara discloses a piece of news that leaves the angst-ridden Antoine reeling.

Jerry Herman's Broadway: Live at the Hollywood Bowl Filmed live at the Hollywood Bowl in 1994, this star-studded evening features a musical tribute to legendary Tony- and Grammy-winning Broadway composer/lyricist Jerry Herman, whose list of hits includes "Mame," "La Cage aux Folles" and "Hello, Dolly!" Dozens of guests pay tribute to Herman, including Liza Minnelli, Bea Arthur, Paul and Linda McCartney, Carol Channing, Rita Moreno, Lorna Luft, Angela Lansbury, Leslie Uggams and more.

The Canton Spirituals: Living the Dream: Live in Washington, D.C. In this live Washington, D.C., concert event filmed in 1997, The Canton Spirituals deliver a powerful performance of praise to inspire and encourage fans of gospel music. Originally formed in Canton, Miss., in the mid-1940s, The Canton Spirituals have made a name as one of the most important and influential gospel groups in history. The DVD contains 14 songs, including "Heaven Is Looking (Down on Me)," "When He Comes" and "Tell Me How Long."

Terror: The Living Proof Hard-core stalwarts Terror unleash blood, sweat and screams from every pore in their constant touring efforts and no-nonsense allegiance to keeping the genre pure. Featuring live performances from around the globe, a complete concert set filmed in London in January 2006, and behind-the-scenes interviews and footage shot during the recording of their new album, this DVD boasts more than three hours of the living proof of Terror.

A Holiday Romance As a school administrator, Cal Peterson (Gerald McRaney) maintains a composed certainty about his job duties -- that is, until he falls for music teacher Lily Waite (Naomi Judd). Arriving in town to close down Lily's school for budget reasons, Cal finds his mind-set challenged as he witnesses the wonderful power of music. Andy Griffith appears as Cal's father in this delightful holiday film directed by Bobby Roth.

The Beverly Hillbillies: Christmas at the Clampetts With the imminent Christmas season closing in, the Clampetts long to leave the hills of Beverly for their familiar country home, but greedy banker Mr. Drysdale will do anything to make them stay. This landmark 50th episode of "The Beverly Hillbillies" aired on Dec. 25, 1963, with the original lineup of hilarious hayseeds Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer and Raymond Bailey as Milburn Drysdale.

Set the Mood: Baby's First Christmas Accompanied by the sounds of timeless yuletide tunes, this delightful video brings Christmas into your living room with images of precious infants and tots in an assortment of holiday settings. While you savor watching the season's joy spread across the tykes' adorable faces, you'll hear old favorites, including "Oh, Christmas Tree," "Silent Night," "Deck the Halls" and "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen."

A Christmas Without Snow In director John Korty's ode to the perseverance of the human spirit, a recent divorcee strives to rebuild her life by moving to San Francisco. With jumbled day-to-day jobs, the newly single Zoe Jensen (Michael Learned) finds consistency with a local church choir practicing Handel's "Messiah." But the harsh instruction of choirmaster Ephraim Adams (John Houseman) pushes Zoe and each of the choir members to their limits during the holiday season.

A Kids' Holiday Jamboree Jam-packed with eight holiday cartoons, this two-hour DVD full of children's yuletide entertainment is a delightful celebration of fun and laughter that the whole family can enjoy. Curl up with a mug of hot cocoa and this collection that includes holiday-themed episodes from "The Babaloos," "Mumble Bumble," "Country Mouse and City Mouse," "Miss Mallard," "Potatoes and Dragons" and "Mona the Vampire."


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