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One night in 1994, a willful Korean-American teen (Jamie Chung) snuck out of her parents' New Mexico home for some bar-hopping. She awoke the next morning to find herself the prisoner of a Vegas sex-slavery operation overseen by a corrupt federal marshal (Beau Bridges). What she had to do to ensure her very survival is matter-of-factly depicted in this true-life stunner. Matt O'Leary, Tantoo Cardinal co-star. AKA: "Eden." 97 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo.
Brothers involved in a lucrative technology-based business pursue an opportunity to sell off the enterprise without so much as informing or consulting with their partner. This deceitful course of action could become a recipe for disaster, as the parties go to war not just over their financial activities, but the secrets of their personal lives. Fredro Starr, Sal Vance, and Jackie Christie star. 85 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.
A college basketball star (William Tepper) is offered the opportunity to quit school and turn pro while his friend and roommate (Michael Margotta) tries to avoid being sent to Vietnam by convincing the draft board he's crazy. Karen Black co-stars as the professor's wife Tepper is having a secret affair with. Jack Nicholson co-wrote and directed this affecting comedy/drama based on the novel by Jeremy Larner (who also co-wrote). 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Fred (Elliott Gould) has lived in the same house for five decades and it pains him to think that his wife (Judith Roberts), who increasingly suffers the devastating effects of Alzheimer's, might have to leave the house and be cared for in a facility. Worse, when his grandchildren make it known they believe Fred should probably abandon the house, too, he is faced with the prospect of losing his sense of independence. Moving drama co-stars Fred Melamed, Stephanie Roth Haberle. 75 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
Five-disc set includes "Raiders Of The Lost Ark," "Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom," "Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade," and "Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull" (Special Edition).
Trenchant satire stars Rob Lowe as a high-powered political strategist having an unfamiliar tussle with pangs of conscience, as a wearying campaign season of having to spin the missteps of two particularly smarmy candidates (Eric McCormack, David Harbour) slogs on. Telling and topical tale co-stars Jamie Chung, Richard Schiff, Carrie-Ann Moss, Julie Bowen, Saffron Burrows. 95 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
Criminal defense attorney Humphrey Bogart had pulled himself up from a boyhood in the slums. Now, when a kid (John Derek) from the old neighborhood whom he had tried to reach out to finds himself on trial for the brutal slaying of a cop, the determined lawyer sets out to build a defense...and hopes his belief in his client's innocence isn't misplaced. Impactful courtroom drama from Nicholas Ray co-stars George Macready, Allene Roberts, Susan Perry. 100 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Conscious that the window is closing on his career opportunities, an aging championship boxer (Ricardo Montalban) wants to do right by his lady friend (June Allyson) and her dad (Lionel Barrymore), who's his longtime handler. What'll happen when those retirement-securing bouts are attached to a change in his management? Fine fight-game story co-stars Dick Powell; look for Marilyn Monroe in a bit as Powell's dinner date. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Manhattanites Felix (Matthew D. Panepinto) and Alexandra (Deirdre Lorenz) had a storybook marriage...at least until she caught him cheating, and packed off for the Greek island of Santorini. Realizing how badly he blew it, he flies out to win her back, but is she going to hear any of it? Effective romantic tale, co-scripted by the leads, co-stars Richard Belzer, Ice-T, Dann Florek. 103 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo.
Tipped that terrorists have slipped a detonator onto a freight train bearing military ordinance, the British authorities stop the line and evacuate the area. Vacationing munitions expert Glenn Ford makes a busman's holiday of it, as he must locate and defuse the device before it blows. Taut suspenser from Ted Tetzlaff co-stars Anne Vernon, Maurice Denham, Harcourt Williams. AKA: "Time Bomb." 72 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Fifteen years in the making, this powerful drama relays the terrifying true story of how cult leader Charles Manson used the free love and free drugs philosophy of the 1960s to build a community of followers willing to commit heinous acts--even murder--at his command. Marcelo Games, Marc Pitman, Leslie Orr star. 95 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; deleted scenes; "making of" documentary; interviews; bonus short "Gator Green" (2013); theatrical trailers. Two-disc set.
Fifteen years in the making, this powerful drama relays the terrifying true story of how cult leader Charles Manson used the free love and free drugs philosophy of the 1960s to build a community of followers willing to commit heinous acts--even murder--at his command. Marcelo Games, Marc Pitman, Leslie Orr star. 95 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; deleted scenes; "making of" documentary; interviews; bonus short "Gator Green" (2013); theatrical trailers.
With corruption and vice rampant in the notorious Mexican border destination, a crusading newspaper editor (Rodolfo Acosta) sets his sights on bringing down the dominant crime syndicate. However, the mob boss (Paul Newlan) likes the status quo just fine, and he's ready to answer the ink with blood. Fact-based crime drama co-stars Robert Blake, James Darren, Robert McQueeney. 73 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
On a supply mission in 19th-century Ireland, Boer military officer Tyrone Power enjoyed a fling with colleen Susan Hayward. With the coming of the famine, she flees to South Africa in the hopes of a reunion, but can even her persistent attentions pull him away from duty in a warfare-torn land? Sweeping romantic adventure co-stars Richard Egan, Rita Moreno, Agnes Moorehead, Hope Emerson, Brad Dexter. 111 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Though newly married to--and very much in love with--her church's deacon, Shante (Blair Sharne) finds her commitment and faith shaken when rumors start to percolate about her husband and another woman. Meanwhile, having leaned on each other for years, church ladies Kim (JoAnna Rhambo) and Charlotte (Courtney Banks) find their friendship tested when Kim's ex-husband wants back in her life. Faith-based tale co-stars Eurika Pratts, Reggie Gaskin. 85 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.