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The Little Mermaid (Pop-Up Classics)


A beloved under-the-sea tale is now a pop-up masterpiece, from expert craftsman Robert Sabuda.

Come along on a magical journey under the sea in this stunning pop-up adaptation of the beloved fairy tale “The Little Mermaid,” expertly crafted by renowned paper engineer Robert Sabuda. Amazing three-dimensional paper structures pop off each page, bringing this classic underwater adventure to life. This visually stunning tale of adventure, true love, and sacrifice is sure to become a favorite in any story-lover’s library.

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Alexander (Theatrical Cut) (2004)


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Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut [Blu-ray]


Now available is an all new and completely unrated version of Oliver Stone’s incredible epic film, loaded with nearly 40 minutes of additional never-before-seen footage, that takes the film to a new level of realism and intensity. Restructured and expanded into two acts with one intermission, Oliver Stone’s vision is delivered the way he originally conceived and intended. With the new, unrated and graphic battle scenes and unadulterated sensuality, it’s the movie you couldn’t see in theatres, now available on DVD for the very first time!

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Introduction
Theatrical Trailer

For better or worse (and in this case, it’s mostly for better), Oliver Stone’s Alexander Revisited should stand as the definitive version of Stone’s much-maligned epic about the great Asian conqueror. Following the DVD release of his previous Director’s Cut, Stone offers a video introduction here, explaining why he felt a third and final attempt at refining his film was necessary. Essentially, he’s using this opportunity to re-create the “road show” format of the Biblical epics of the 1950s and ’60s, with a three-and-a-half-hour running time (with an intermission at the two-hour mark) including 45 minutes of previously unseen footage. Stone has also significantly restructured the film, resulting in substantial (if not exactly redemptive) improvements in its narrative flow. Alexander (played in a torrent of emotions by Colin Farrell) is dying as the film opens, his final moments serving to bookend the film’s epic story, which incorporates flashback sequences to flesh out the Macedonian king’s back-story involving the turbulent battle of fate between his father, King Philip (Val Kilmer) and his scheming sorceress mother Olympia (Angelina Jolie, ridiculous accent and all), who insists that Alexander is literally a child of the gods.

In Stone’s final cut, epic battles remain chaotic (although Alexander’s strategy is somewhat easier to follow, with on-screen titles indicating left, right, and center during his army’s greatest maneuvers) and the ultra-violent battles are more graphically gory than ever (hence their “unrated” status). The animalistic lovemaking of Alexander and his barbarian bride Roxana (Rosario Dawson) is slightly extended (with Dawson as ravishing as ever), and Stone’s additional footage also improves the overall arc of Alexander’s relationship with his closest generals and male companions, although his most intimate homosexual encounters remain mostly discreet. As Alexander Revisited makes clear, the film’s weaknesses remain unavoidable, but Stone deserves credit for recognizing how a longer running time, and more disciplined narrative structure, would bring Alexander closer to the respect it never earned from critics and filmgoers alike. This is unquestionably a better film than it used to be, leaving us to wonder why it took three separate efforts to shape Alexander into its best possible presentation. –Jeff Shannon

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  • Now available is an all new and completely unrated version of Oliver Stone’s incredible epic film, loaded with nearly 40 minutes of additional never-before-seen footage, that takes the film to a new level of realism and intensity. Restructured and expanded into two acts with one intermission, Oliver Stone’s vision is delivered the way he originally conceived and intended. With the new, unrated and

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Crossroads: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack


COODER RY CROSSROADS (O.S.T.)

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  • COODER RY CROSSROADS (O.S.T.)

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Four The Record


2011 release, the fourth album from the award winning Country songbird. Apart from her extremely successful solo career, the former Nashville Star contestant spends her off time as wife of fellow Country superstar. superstar Blake Shelton. Features the single ‘Baggage Claim’.

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Movie Night Gift Pack In HD Popcorn Container Filled With 4 theater Candy Assortment


Makes a great gift for almost anyone! Includes assortment of candies everyone is sure to enjoy.

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  • Boxed movie candy in durable reusable container

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The A-Team (+ Digital Copy) [Blu-ray]


There’s more action, more adventure — and more attitude — in The A-Team Extended Edition, which includes a never-before-seen version of the film with spectacular added footage not shown in theaters!

Buckle up for an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Sharlto Copley. Convicted by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit, a daring team of former Special Forces soldiers must utilize their unique talents to break out of prison and tackle their toughest mission yet. It’s going to take guts, split-second timing and an arsenal of explosive weapons…this is a job for The A-Team.

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  • Condition: New
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • AC-3; Color; Dolby; DTS Surround Sound; Dubbed; Subtitled; Widescreen

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Amazon Santa Wish List


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  • Your child can browse more than 500,000 family-friendly toys, games, books, music, video games, movies and TV shows
  • Playful and intuitive experience allows your child to search for their favorite items and send their custom Wish List to Santa
  • Review and edit your child’s custom wish list and share it via email
  • Wish Lists created with the Amazon Santa App can only be viewed by contacts parents select
  • Wish Lists contain links to the product on Amazon.com providing an option for immediate purchasing

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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (Blu-ray/DVD + DigitalHD)


The magical, mythical adventures of teenager Percy Jackson – son of the Greek god Poseidon – continue in this heroic, action-packed thrill ride! Out to prove he’s not just a “one-quest wonder,” Percy and his demigod friends embark on an epic, cross-country journey into the treacherous Sea of Monsters, where they battle terrifying creatures, an army of zombies, and the ultimate evil. With time running out, Percy must find and bring home the fabled Golden Fleece, which has the power to save his world…and save us all!

The Percy Jackson series gives Greek mythology a contemporary reboot as a hesitant young man discovers he’s the only son of the sea god Poseidon and has supernatural powers and wild adventures thrust upon him. In Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, the haven that protects Percy (Logan Lerman) and other demigods is threatened, potentially leaving them vulnerable to the titans and monsters that seek to destroy them. Only the healing power of the legendary Golden Fleece can save them. Clarisse (Leven Rambin), daughter of war god Ares, is chosen for this quest, but Percy and his friends Annabeth (Alexandra Daddario) and Grover (Brandon T. Jackson) set out after the Fleece as well, accompanied by Percy’s unexpected half-brother Tyson (Douglas Smith), who just happens to be a cyclops. After the lackluster first movie, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is palpably more energetic and a bit more true to the books (though some fans may wonder about one particular plot change towards the end of the movie). Don’t expect much fidelity to the original mythology, but the narrative zips along and the fights provide suitable spectacle. Boosting the consistent action are a variety of star cameos, including Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games) as Dionysus (or “Mr. D”) and especially Nathan Fillion (Firefly) as an entrepreneurial Hermes. –Bret Fetzer

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Searching For Sugar Man


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Searching for Sugar Man


SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez the greatest `70s rock icon who never was. After being discovered in a Detroit bar Rodriguez’s sound struck 2 renowned producers and they signed a recording deal. But when the album bombed the singer disappeared into obscurity. A bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and over the next two decades he became a phenomenon. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero.

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The Piano


Winner of 3 Academy Awards® including Best Actress (Holly Hunter) and Best Supporting Actress (Anna Paquin), THE PIANO weaves the passionate tale of Ada, a young mute woman (Hunter) desired by two men. Sold into marriage to a husband (Sam Neill) who doesn’t understand her, Ada finds herself drawn to her darkly intense neighbor (Harvey Keitel), stirring up vengeful jealousies and violent emotions. But in the end, only one man truly understands how to win Ada’s heart – through her beloved piano.

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Wagner: Lohengrin


Wagner’s Lohengrin is the mythical tale of the mysterious Knight of the Grail, who appears to defend the princess Elsa – wrongly accused of the murder of her brother. Highlights of Wagner’s most lyrical score include the famous Wedding March, which accompanies the marriage of Lohengrin and Elsa.

Superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann (“currently the hottest tenor in opera” – The New York Times) makes his role debut in this performance from 2009 and filmed in Munich. He is joined by German soprano Anja Harteros – a former winner of the prestigious Cardiff Singer Of The World competition.

“With all of this in mind, why was the performance unforgettable? Quite simply because tenor Jonas Kaufmann sang a Lohengrin for the ages. Not one minute of his performance was less than extraordinary.” – Opera News

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TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: John Wayne Westerns (The Cowboys / Fort Apache / Rio Bravo / The Searchers)


THE SEARCHERS John Wayne plays an ex-Confederate soldier seeking his niece, captured by Comanches who massacred his family. He wont surrender to hunger, thirst, the elements or loneliness. And in his five-year search, he finds the unexpected: his own humanity. This 12th John Wayne/John Ford collaboration resulted in a universally acclaimed cinema landmark. FORT APACHE The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, theyre duty-bound to obey even when it means almost certain disaster. John Wayne, Henry Fonda and others familiar players from director John Fords “stock company” saddle up for the first film in the directors famed cavalry trilogy. RIO BRAVO On one side is an army of gunmen dead-set on springing a murderous cohort from jail. On the other is a sheriff (John Wayne), two deputies (Dean Martin and Walter Brennan), an unseasoned, trigger-happy youth (Ricky Nelson) and a woman with a past (Angie Dickinson). Howard Hawks directs one of the genres greatest and most influential works. THE COWBOYS John Wayne had one of his richest late-career roles as a leather-tough rancher who, deserted by his regular help, hires 11 greenhorn schoolboys for a cattle drive across 400 treacherous miles. Roscoe Lee Browne, Colleen Dewhurst and Bruce Dern co-star.The Cowboys
Almost in spite of itself, The Cowboys has taken its place among John Wayne’s most beloved films. It wasn’t always that way: When it was released in January of 1972, the film was widely criticized for appearing to promote the notion that boys become men through violence. From a politically correct perspective, this apparent message is arguably deplorable (and some interpreted the film’s young fighters as a reflection of young draftees into the Vietnam war), but there’s no denying that The Cowboys remains as invigorating as it ever was, no matter how dubious its thematic implications. Based on a novel by William Dale Jennings, and adapted with Jennings by the married screenwriting team of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. (whose impressive credits include Hud, Hombre, and Norma Rae), the movie opens with aging ranch owner Wil Anderson (Wayne) desperate for ranch-hands to herd 1,500 head of cattle across 400 miles of dangerous territory. With no better options, he reluctantly hires boys from the local schoolhouse (including Robert Carradine in his screen debut), and an experienced, worldly-wise cook named Nightlinger (played to perfection by Roscoe Lee Browne) joins the cattle drive–the first black man the boys have ever seen.

A Hollywood liberal who initially felt at odds with Wayne’s right-wing politics, Mark Rydell (On Golden Pond) originally sought George C. Scott for the lead, but studio executives urged him to convince Wayne to take the role. It was a happy outcome for both, as Rydell directs Wayne with an enjoyable mixture of Old West humor and grizzled trail-hardiness, and The Cowboys is a top-drawer production with gorgeous cinematography (on location in Mexico and Colorado) by veteran cameraman Robert Surtees. Colleen Dewhurst appears briefly but memorably as the madam of a traveling troupe of prostitutes (in a scene often cut from earlier TV broadcasts and some home-video releases), and the young A Martinez (who would later star in several TV soap operas and the indie-hit Powwow Highway) makes a strong impression in a prominent supporting role. But the real reason for the film’s lasting popularity is the hiss-worthy villainy of Bruce Dern (as “Long Hair,” leader of the rustlers), who earned a dubious place in movie history for his character’s cheating approach to gunplay. No matter how you interpret its themes of fatherly influence and justified vengeance, The Cowboys (later the basis of a short-lived TV series) is undeniably entertaining, dominated by Wayne’s reliable presence and bolstered by a rousing, Copland-esque score by John Williams. –Jeff Shannon

Fort Apache
The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they’re duty-bound to obey – even when it means almost certain disaster. John Wayne, Henry Fonda and many familiar supporting players from master director John Ford’s “stock company” saddle up for the first film in the director’s famed cavalry trilogy (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and Rio Grande are the others). Roughhouse camaraderie, sentimental vignettes of frontier life, massive action sequences staged in Monument Valley – all are part of Fort Apache. So is Ford’s exploration of the West’s darker side. Themes of justice, heroism and honor that Ford would revisit in later Westerns are given rein in this moving, thought-provoking film that, even as it salutes a legend, gives reasons to question it.

Rio Bravo
When it comes down to naming the best Western of all time, the list usually narrows to three completely different pictures: John Ford’s The Searchers, Howard Hawks’s Red River, and Hawks’s Rio Bravo. About the only thing they all have in common is that they all star John Wayne. But while The Searchers is an epic quest for revenge and Red River is a sweeping cattle-drive drama (“Take ’em to Missouri! Yeeee-hah!”), Rio Bravo is on a much more modest scale. Basically, it comes down to Sheriff John T. Chance (Wayne), his sobering-up alcoholic friend Dude (Dean Martin), the hotshot new kid Colorado (Ricky Nelson), and deputy-sidekick Stumpy (Walter Brennan), sittin’ around in the town jail, drinkin’ black cofee, shootin’ the breeze, and occasionally, singin’ a song. Hawks–who, like his pal Ernest Hemingway, lived by the code of “grace under pressure”–said he made Rio Bravo as a rebuke to High Noon, in which sheriff Gary Cooper begged for townspeople to help him. So, Hawks made Wayne’s Sheriff Chance a consummate professional–he may be getting old and fat, but he knows how to do his job, and he doesn’t want amateurs getting mixed up in his business; they could get hurt. This most entertaining of movies also achieved some notoriety in the ’90s when Quentin Tarantino (director of Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, and Jackie Brown) revealed that he uses it as a litmus test for prospective girlfriends. Oh, and if the configuration of characters sounds familiar, it should: Hawks remade Rio Bravo two more times–as El Dorado in 1967, with Wayne, Robert Mitchum, and James Caan; and as Rio Lobo in 1970, with Wayne, Jack Elam, and Christopher Mitchum. — Jim Emerson

The Searchers
Working together for the 12th time, John Wayne and director John Ford forged The Searchers into a landmark Western offering an indelible image of the frontier and the men and women who challenged it. Wayne plays an ex-Confederate soldier seeking his niece, captured by Comanches who massacred his family. He won’t surrender to hunger, thirst, the elements or loneliness. And in his five-year search, he encounters something unexpected: his own humanity. Beautifully shot by Winton C. Hoch, thrillingly scored by Max Steiner and memorably acted by a wonderful ensemble including Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Natalie Wood and Ward Bond, The Searchers endures as “a great film of enormous scope and breathtaking physical beauty” (Danny Peary, Guide for the Film Fanatic).

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John Wayne: The Ultimate Collection: 25 Movie Classics (Legends Series)


John Wayne remains one of the most beloved icons in the history of American film. With over 142 lead performances, his prolific career established him as the symbol of an American West that epitomized the virtues of courage, toughness, humor and loyality. This amazing collection features 20 westerns (including the fabulous McLintock), three adventures, one comedy and a John Ford documentary that captures the appeal of the western through the eyes of John Wayne, James Stewart, Henry Fonda and other legendary stars. These early films capture the raw talent and charisma that were destined to make “The Duke” an American hero for the ages whose appeal endures to this day.

Bonus Feature: 80 Minutes of John Wayne movie trailers spanning his colorful career!

1. Blue Steel
2. The Dawn Rider
3. The Desert Trail
4. The Lawless Frontier
5. The Lucky Texan
6. The Man From Utah
7. The Star Packer
8. The Trail Beyond
9. Hell Town
10. ‘Neath the Arizona Skies
11. Paradise Canyon
12. Rainbow Valley
13. Riders of Destiny
14. Sagebrush Trail
15. Texas Terror
16. Winds of the Wasteland
17. Randy Rides Alone
18. West of the Divide
19. Angel and the Badman
20. McLintock
21. The American West of John Ford
22. Shadow of the Eagle
23. Hurricane Express
24. Desert Command
25. His Private Secretary

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  • John Wayne remains one of the most beloved icons in the history of American film. With over 142 lead performances, his prolific career established him as the symbol of an American West that epitomized the virtues of courage, toughness, humor and loyality. This amazing collection features 20 westerns (including the fabulous McLintock), three adventures, one comedy and a John Ford documentary that c

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The Night Before Christmas Pop-up


Award winner Robert Sabuda brings Clement Clarke Moore’s classic tale of The Night Before Christmas to life in this festive pop-up edition, sure to become a perennial family favorite.The ingenious Robert Sabuda returns for yet another inspired pop-up book, a follow-up to The 12 Days of Christmas and The Christmas Alphabet, that retells Clement Clarke Moore’s classic yuletide rhyme.

Sabuda remains a master of the medium, constructing a series of varied and well-engineered scenes: Santa pops in and out of the chimney, beds fold out, a window shade rises and falls, and, in a clever nod to Moore’s not-a-creature-was-stirring text, it’s a family of mice who are receiving Santa’s nighttime visit. A pull-out tab even lets readers interact, when Santa’s sleigh glides out on the clouds and over an intricately realized village. It’s hard to pick a favorite scene here, but you can bet that kids will love the book’s pop de résistance, in which Santa’s lead reindeer nearly fly right up your nose (if they don’t knock you out of your chair first).

The book’s first-rate production and lively pop-ups are enough to recommend it, but Sabuda goes one better by showing the thoughtful restraint to make most of the pop-ups almost entirely white. A few accents of color catch your eye (Santa’s red suit and silver pipe), but–as befits such a dynamic book–the visual focus stays on the action. (All ages) –Paul Hughes

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America the Beautiful: A Pop-up Book


Master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has interpreted the classic American anthem “America the Beautiful” in dazzling dimension. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Mount Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty, America has never looked more spectacular. This stunning keepsake masterpiece will be shared and admired by generations to come; indeed it is a national treasure in and of itself.Every Robert Sabuda pop-up is a marvel, but America the Beautiful is singularly remarkable for its inspired interpretation of the classic American anthem. Each page presents a magnificent pop-up featuring a line from the first (and best known) verse of “America the Beautiful.” Sabuda has included the song in its entirety, featuring mini pop-ups, in a small booklet on the final page. Beginning with the Golden Gate Bridge, and ending with a spectacularly regal Statue of Liberty, Sabuda’s America the Beautiful is a lovely keepsake that also serves as a patriotic primer for teaching young ones about America. –Daphne Durham


Amazon.com’s The Significant Seven
Master paper engineer Robert Sabuda answers the seven questions we ask every author.

Q: What book has had the most significant impact on your life?

A: Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel. I specifically remember feeling as if I’d become a grown-up reader because many of the pages did not have pictures.

Q: You are stranded on a desert island with only one book, one CD, and one DVD–what are they?

A: The Stand by Stephen King
Madonna’s Greatest Hits
Strangers with Candy: Season One

Q: What is the worst lie you’ve ever told?

A: That I’d be finishing a book project on time.

Q: Describe the perfect writing environment.

A: I live in New York City, so anyplace that’s quiet.

Q: If you could write your own epitaph, what would it say?

A: “Robert Sabuda–Bookmaker.”

Q: Who is the one person living or dead that you would like to have dinner with?

A: Benjamin Franklin

Q: If you could have one superpower what would it be?

A: Invisibility

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Alfred’s Basic Piano Library: Theory Book Level 1A


Designed to coordinate page-by-page with the Lesson Books. Contains enjoyable games and quizzes that reinforce the principles presented in the Lesson Books. Students can increase their musical understanding while they are away from the keyboard.

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4 Movie Marathon: James Stewart Western Collection (Bend of the River / The Far Country / Night Passage / The Rare Breed)


Includes the films Bend Of The River, Far Country, Night Passage and Rare Breed.

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Four-Movie Marathon: Classic War Collection (Wake Island / To Hell and Back / Battle Hymn / Gray Lady Down)


Includes the films Battle Hymn, Gray Lady Down, To Hell And Back and Wake Island.

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