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The Nativity Story


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Nativity Story, The (HDY/DVD)

In a story of profound faith revered by much of humanity, one young woman struggles with the destiny for which she is chosen–to give birth to the Son of God and to become the object of salvation for billions of souls–a deeply moving journey told in A Nativity Story. The Academy Award-nominated star of Whale Rider, Keisha Castle-Hughes, portrays Mary, a young wife and soon-to-be mother upon whom a seemingly impossible burden will be placed. Over the two years before the birth of Jesus, as Mary realizes that she will bear a child fated to change the world, she discovers the inner strength, faith and grace that have earned her the veneration of billions of people for two thousand years.

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The Story of Jesus 2-Movie Bundle – The Nativity Story & The Greatest Story Ever Told


In a story of profound faith revered by much of humanity, one young woman struggles with the destiny for which she is chosen–to give birth to the Son of God and to become the object of salvation for billions of souls–a deeply moving journey told in A Nativity Story. The Academy Award-nominated star of Whale Rider, Keisha Castle-Hughes, portrays Mary, a young wife and soon-to-be mother upon whom a seemingly impossible burden will be placed. Over the two years before the birth of Jesus, as Mary realizes that she will bear a child fated to change the world, she discovers the inner strength, faith and grace that have earned her the veneration of billions of people for two thousand years.

The life of Jesus unfolds according to the Bible, from birth to the Resurrection, on an epic scale.

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Slumber Party 3-Movie Musical Pack: Child Star – The Shirley Temple Story, Annie & Annie: A Royal Adventure Bundle


Slumber Party Set with Gem stickers to decorate your nails.

ANNIE is the story of a plucky red-haired girl who dreams of life outside her dreary orphanage. One day Annie (Aileen Quinn) is chosen to stay for one week with the famous billionaire “Daddy” Warbucks (Albert Finney). One week turns into many and the only person standing in the way of Annie’s fun is Miss Hannigan the gin-soaked ruler of the orphanage (played to hilarious perfection by Carol Burnett). Will Miss Hannigan’s zany attempts to kidnap the irrepressible Annie succeed? Enjoy all the unforgettable songs including “It’s A Hard Knock Life” and “Tomorrow.” ANNIE: A ROYAL ADVENTURE Daddy Warbucks is called to London to be knighted so he takes Annie and her pal Hannah with him along with Dr. Eli Eon and faithful companions the Asp and Punjab. Little Molly from the orphanage is the girl’s stowaway

As America struggled through the Great Depression in the 1930s, a little girl with big dimples and indescribable charm danced her way into the hearts of moviegoers around the world. Based on the true story of child star Shirley Temple, portrayed by look-alike Ashley Rose Orr (Broadway’s ANNIE GET YOUR GUN), this delightful film follows Shirley’s early career, starting with her discovery by a studio executive at age four. Adored by the public almost overnight, Shirley quickly became Hollywood’s top box office draw. But as her fame grew to legendary status, Shirley’s parents, George and Gertrude Temple (Connie Britton TV’s SPIN CITY), struggled to protect her from overzealous fans, Hollywood exploitation and, eventually, the end of her studio contract and the threat of financial ruin. Filled with famous song-and-dance routines, wonderfully recreated and expertly performed, CHILD STAR: THE SHIRLEY TEMPLE STORY, is pure joy for families and fans worldwide!

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The Quest: The Untold Story of Steve, Book One (The Unofficial Minecraft Adventure Short Stories): The Tale of a Hero (Volume 1)


Join Steve in his quest on the Overworld and discover what it truly takes to be a hero!

In a single player mode where Steve is the only one playing, he considered himself as the sole hero. Everything’s working pretty well until one day, things were suddenly turned upside-down! One by one, unusual things started happening.

Strange things and beings started appearing. The worst part is, Steve doesn’t know what it was or who caused it.

With his being a ‘hero’ placed at the edge, Steve decided to do whatever it takes to find out what is really going on… The only question is, can he really do it?

Mark Mulle, one of Amazon’s best-selling author is here again to deliver another amusing story about the adventures of Steve. This book will not only give you full entertainment, but it’ll also teach you courage, honesty, and perseverance.

Journey with Steve to uncover the truth behind these mysteries, and join our hero, Steve as he tries to unveil the mysteries and discovers what it takes to be a true hero!

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A Christmas Story 20 inch Leg Lamp Prop Replica by NECA


This 20in A Christmas Story Leg Lamp by NECA is a genuine prop replica from the beloved holiday classic! No Christmas is complete without the family sitting down to watch Ralphie’s misadventures. Now you can light up the living room with a comical leg lamp, just like the one in the movie! And you don’t have enter any sweepstakes to get it.

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Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery


BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two finest lawyers in New York, Burr and Hamilton were bitter rivals both in and out of the courtroom, and as the next election approached, their animosity reached a crescendo. 
             
But everything changed when beautiful, young Elma Sands was found dead the Manhattan Well. The horrific crime quickly gripped the nation, and before long accusations settled on one of Elma’s suitors, handsome young carpenter Levi Weeks. As the enraged city demanded a noose be draped around the accused murderer’s neck, the only question seemed to be whether Levi would make it to trial or be lynched first. The young man’s only hope was to hire a legal dream team. And thus it was that New York’s most bitter political rivals and greatest attorneys did the unthinkable—they teamed up.

At once an absorbing legal thriller and an expertly crafted portrait of the United States in the time of the Founding Fathers, Duel with the Devil is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction.

A Few Things You Didn’t Know About Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and America’s Oldest Cold Case

  • Manhattan’s municipal water system had just debuted when the body of Elma Sands was found in one of its wells in 1800. Now in modern-day SoHo, back then the area was part of “Lispenard’s Meadow”—and Greenwich Village really was still a village.
  • Aaron Burr created NYC’s water service as cover for a banking scheme that would turn the 1800 election against Alexander Hamilton. Their rivalry had high stakes: Manhattan was the swing district of the presidential election’s swing state.
  • Not only did the plan work, Burr’s bank ploy took on a life of its own; his Manhattan Company eventually became Chase Manhattan.
  • Hamilton and Burr were also the city’s top lawyers, but served together on just one murder case: in defending carpenter Levi Weeks for the murder of Elma Sands. The trial attracted thousands of spectators, and was the nation’s first fully recorded murder case.
  • Hamilton’s first outing as a criminal defense lawyer was less auspicious. He defended a client charged with dueling—and lost.
  • Defendants in capital cases were rarely allowed to speak in their own behalf; they were considered hopelessly biased. They had good reason to be: conviction for murder earned a sentence of hanging and dissection.
  • The murder trial of Levi Weeks was the longest NYC had ever known; its jury had to be put up for the night in City Hall. Afterwards, both Hamilton and Burr claimed to be the one who figured out the real murderer.
  • Now in the basement of the Il Pozzo restaurant at 129 Spring Street, the infamous Manhattan Well is one of the oldest surviving unsolved crime scenes in the city.

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two finest lawyers in New York, Burr and Hamilton were bitter rivals both in and out of the courtroom, and as the next election approached, their animosity reached a crescendo. 
             
But everything changed when beautiful, young Elma Sands was found dead the Manhattan Well. The horrific crime quickly gripped the nation, and before long accusations settled on one of Elma’s suitors, handsome young carpenter Levi Weeks. As the enraged city demanded a noose be draped around the accused murderer’s neck, the only question seemed to be whether Levi would make it to trial or be lynched first. The young man’s only hope was to hire a legal dream team. And thus it was that New York’s most bitter political rivals and greatest attorneys did the unthinkable—they teamed up.

At once an absorbing legal thriller and an expertly crafted portrait of the United States in the time of the Founding Fathers, Duel with the Devil is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction.

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Books for Kids: Bedtime Stories for Kids (Bedtime Stories For Kids Ages 4-8): Short Stories for Kids, Kids Books, Bedtime Stories For Kids, Children Books, … (Fun Bedtime Story Collection Book 1)


Are you looking for a children’s book that is highly entertaining, great for early readers, and is jam-packed with bedtime stories? This children’s storybook has it all!

This is an excellent read for beginning and early readers. Each story is easy to read and exciting. Cute and bright illustrations for younger readers!

This book is especially great for traveling, waiting rooms, and read aloud at home.

  • 5 cute bedtime stories for kids
  • Excellent for beginning and early readers
  • Cute short stories that are great for a quick bedtime story

This story is great for a quick bedtime story and to be read aloud with friends and family.

Your child will be entertained for hours!

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True Story of the Nativity


The story of the early years of the Holy Family is revealed through contemporary scientific discoveries and startling new evidence! This documentary chronicles the journey of the Holy Family to Bethlehem and beyond. Witness the birth of Christ and then follow Mary, Joseph and the newborn Jesus as they are forced to flee into Egypt to escape Herod’s murderous decree. Real historical sites in Israel, Egypt and Jordan are the backdrop of this timeless tale of miracles and mystery. Visit actual sites in the Holy Land where astounding events still occur in the present day; the same places where Jesus performed miracles 2000 years ago. These and other mysteries are thoroughly examined through biblical and apocryphal writings of the times, historical accounts, archeological research, and legends, myths and fables that have passed down from generation to generation. Noted scientists, archaeologists, historians, astronomers, and religious scholars present modern evidence supporting the events of the birth and early childhood of Jesus.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Love Story Vinyl Record Wall Clock – Decorate your home with Modern Large Jack and Sally Disney Art – Best gift for Him and Her – Win a prize for feedback


Brand new The Nightmare Before Christmas Clock made of old used vinyl record in size of 12 inches. This thing is a unique present for beloved ones – just imagine his/her face when he/she will see the custom shape of the clock with Jack and Sally characters. It has the silent mechanism – finally you may get rid of the “tick-tock” sounds in your house. Another advantage of the item is its design. Be sure you won’t find the same one in your friend’s home. We need up to 5 working days to make the clock and send it to you. The delivery takes between 10 -20 working days and your wonderful clock will see its owner. Click “BUY NOW’ or “ADD TO CART” and enjoy your fairytale!

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Trixie the Cat: Pool Fool: Fun Stories, Children’s Books, Free Stories, Kids Adventures, Kids Fantasy Books, Kids Mystery Books, Series Books For Kids … CHILDREN’S BEDTIME STORY BOOK SERIES BOOK)


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In this adventure, starring Trixie the Cat, all Trixie wants is to lounge by the pool and have a hot dog. But outside forces won’t allow such a thing. Will Trixie be able to find any peace and quiet at all?

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Something for Joey DVD True Football Story About John Cappelletti Penn State Only Heisman Trophy Winner


Brand new John Cappelletti exclusive item and is only available through us on Amazon or John Cappelletti’s site. This movie is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey’s bond is a strong one. Joey hangs out with John in the Penn State locker room, and inspires him to be the top college football player in the country. Their bond knows no boundries and goes beyond making touchdowns and winning awards. MOVIE YEAR: 1977 GENRE: Drama CAST: Geraldine Page, Marc Singer, Gerald S. O’Loughlin, Linda Kelsey and Steve Guttenberg

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A Christmas Story (1983)


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The Nativity Story


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Daughters of the Dragon: A Comfort Woman’s Story


2014 IPPY AWARD WINNER. DURING WORLD WAR II, the Japanese forced 200,000 young Korean women to be sex slaves or “comfort women” for their soldiers. This is one woman’s riveting story of strength, courage and promises kept. In 1943, the Japanese tear young Jae-hee and her sister from their peaceful family farm to be comfort women for the Imperial Army. Before they leave home, their mother gives them a magnificent antique comb with an ivory inlay of a two-headed dragon, saying it will protect them. The sisters suffer terribly at the hands of the Japanese, and by the end of the war, Jae-hee must flee while her sister lies dying. Jae-hee keeps her time as a comfort woman a secret while she struggles to rebuild her life. She meets a man in North Korea who shows her what true love is. But the communists take him away in the middle of the night, and she escapes to the South. There, she finally finds success as the country rebuilds after the Korean War. However when her terrible secret is revealed, she’s thrown into poverty. In the depths of despair, she’s tempted to sell the comb with the two-headed dragon that she believes has no magic for her. Then one day she discovers its true meaning and her surprising heredity. And now she must find the only person who can carry on the legacy of the two-headed dragon… someone she abandoned years ago. Set within the tumultuous backdrop of 20th century Korea, Daughters of the Dragon by award-winning author William Andrews will make you cry and cheer for Jae-hee. And in the end, you’ll have a better understanding of the Land of the Morning Calm. Daughters of the Dragon is inspired by THE KITE RUNNER, by Khaled Hosseini, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden, the books of Amy Tan and Lisa See.

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The Seacroft: a love story (Paines Creek Beach Book 2)


From the award-winning series that started with The Seacrest, comes book 2, The Seacroft.

Falling for the wrong guy can be hazardous to your heart.

Vivian Wood is desperate. After her beloved brother dies of a sudden aneurysm and her mother develops Alzheimer’s, she needs a good job and a place to stay. She finds it at The Seacroft, a Cape Cod seaside mansion ruled by a mysterious and demanding woman looking for a personal assistant.

Vivian soon discovers that being broke and having to deal with her cranky new boss are not her only problems. The gardener at The Seacroft, Cody McGraw, is young, gorgeous, and the bane of her existence—until she starts falling for him.

But Vivian isn’t the only one captivated by Cody’s charms. Their sultry employer quickly takes an interest in him—and the developing relationship between Cody and Vivian is threatened by the loss of their jobs and more, should they upset The Seacroft’s exotic mistress.

Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Cape, The Seacroft is a steamy story of difficult choices, heart-wrenching sacrifice, and the ultimate salvation of love.

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Paines Creek Beach series

Book 1: The Seacrest

Book 2: The Seacroft

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Books by Aaron Paul Lazar

LEGARDE MYSTERIES:

DOUBLE FORTÉ (print, eBook, audio book)

UPSTAGED (print, eBook, audio book)

TREMOLO: CRY OF THE LOON (print, eBook, audio book)

MAZURKA (print, eBook, audio book)

FIRESONG (print, eBook, audio book)

DON’T LET THE WIND CATCH YOU (print, eBook, audio book)

THE LIARS’ GALLERY (print, eBook, audio book)

SPIRIT ME AWAY (print, eBook, audio book)

UNDER THE ICE (print, eBook)

LADY BLUES (print, eBook, and audio book)

LEGARDE MYSTERIES OMNIBUS (eBook: Double Forte’, Upstaged, Mazurka, and FireSong)

MOORE MYSTERIES:

HEALEY’S CAVE (print, eBook, audio book)

TERROR COMES KNOCKING (print, eBook, audio book)

FOR KEEPS (print, eBook, audio book)

TALL PINES MYSTERIES:

FOR THE BIRDS (print, eBook, audio book)

ESSENTIALLY YOURS (print, eBook, audio book)

SANCTUARY (print, eBook, audio book)

BETRAYAL (print, eBook, audio book)

LOVE STORIES:

THE SEACREST (print, eBook, and audio book)

THE SEACROFT (eBook, and audio book)

ROMANTIC THRILLERS:

DEVIL’S LAKE (print, eBook, and audio book)

DEVIL’S CREEK (print, eBook, and audio book)

WRITING ADVICE:

WRITE LIKE THE WIND, volumes 1, 2, 3 (audio books)

Awards

Devil’s Lake

2015 Finalist Readers’ Favorites Awards

2015 Semi-finalist in Kindle Book Review Awards

The Seacrest

2015 Semi-finalist in Kindle Book Review Awards

2014 Best Beach Book Festival WINNER, Romance category

2013 ForeWord Book Awards, Romance, FINALIST

Double Forté

• 2012 ForeWord BOTYA, Mystery, FINALIST

Tremolo: cry of the loon –

• 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Awards: Grand Prize Short List

• 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Awards: Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Legacy Fiction

• 2011 Global eBook Award Finalist in Historical Fiction Contemporary

• 2011 Preditors & Editors Readers Choice Award – 2nd place Mystery

• 2008 Yolanda Renée’s Top Ten Books

• 2008 MYSHELF Top Ten Reads

For the Birds

• 2011 ForeWord Book Awards, FINALIST in Mystery

• 2012 Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s Top 10 Reads

Essentially Yours

• 2013 EPIC Book Awards, FINALIST in Suspense

• 2013 Eric Hoffer Da Vinci Eye Award Finalist

Healey’s Cave

• 2012 EPIC Book Awards WINNER Best Paranormal

• 2011 Eric Hoffer Book Award, WINNER Best Book in Commercial Fiction

• 2011 Finalist for Allbooks Review Editor’s Choice

• 2011 Winner of Carolyn Howard Johnson’s 9th Annual Noble (not Nobel!) Prize for Literature

• 2011 Finalists for Global EBook Awards

Terror Comes Knocking

• 2013 Global Ebook Awards, Paranormal – Bronze

For Keeps

• 2013 Semi Finalist in Kindle Book Review Book Awards, Mystery Category

Spirit Me Away

• 2014 AuthorsdB book cover contest, Silver medal.

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Poulenc – Complete Chamber Music, Vol. 5 ~ The Story of Babar, L’Invitation au Château, Léocadia


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Christmas Story 40″ Lamp – Large Leg


Since it’s the official leg lamp, it looks just like the one from the movie, and measures approx 40 inches tall. Lights 3 ways, leg, bulb, or both. A truly unique collectible, makes a great gift for family, friends, or yourself!

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Scream: Five-Film Set (Scream / Scream 2 / Scream 3 / Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective / Scream: The Inside Story) [Blu-ray]


Scream: After a series of mysterious deaths befalls their small town, an offbeat group of friends led by Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) become the target of a masked killer in this smash-hit “clever thriller” (The Washington Post) that launched the Scream franchise and breathed new life into the horror genre.

Scream 2: Away at college, Sidney Prescott (Campbell) thought she’d finally put the shocking murders that shattered her life behind her…until a copycat killer begins acting out a real-life sequel. Now, as history repeats itself, ambitious reporter Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox), deputy Dewey (David Arquette) and other Scream survivors find themselves trapped in a terrifyingly clever plotline where no one is safe – or beyond suspicion – in this “delicious, diabolical and fun” (Rolling Stone) sequel.

Scream 3: While Sidney Prescott (Campbell) lives in safely guarded seclusion, bodies begin dropping around the Hollywood set of “Stab 3,” the latest movie based on the gruesome Woodsboro killings. The escalating terror finally brings Sidney out of hiding, drawing her and the other survivors once again into an insidious game of horror movie mayhem that’s a “suspenseful, clever and very entertaining” (NBC-TV) installment in the wildly popular Scream franchise.Scream
With the smash hit Scream, novice screenwriter Kevin Williamson and veteran horror director Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) revived the moldering corpse of the teen horror picture, both creatively and commercially, by playfully acknowledging the exhausted clichés and then turning them inside out. Scream is a postmodern slasher movie, a horror film that cleverly deconstructs horror films, then reassembles the dead tissue, and (like Frankenstein’s monster) creates new life. When a serial killer starts hacking up their fellow teens, the media-savvy youngsters of Scream realize that the smartest way of sticking around for the sequel is to avoid the terminal behaviors that inevitably doom supporting players in the movies. They’ve seen all the movies, and the rules of the genre are like second nature to them. One of the scariest/funniest setups features a kid watching John Carpenter’s seminal Halloween on video. As Jamie Lee Curtis is shadowed by Michael Meyers and the kid on the couch yells at her to turn around, Craven reverses his camera and we see that the kid should be taking his own advice. The fresh-faced young cast (including Drew Barrymore, Neve Campbell, Skeet Ulrich, Courtney Cox, and David Arquette) is fun to watch, and their tart dialogue is sprinkled with enough archly self-conscious pop-culture references to make Quentin Tarantino blush. –Jim Emerson

Scream 2
Fully aware of its status as the sequel to the surprise hit thriller of 1996, this lively follow-up trades freshness for familiarity, playing on our affection for returning characters while obeying–and then subverting–the “rules” of sequels. Once again, movie references are cleverly employed to draw us into the story, which takes place two years after the events of Scream, at a small Ohio college, where the Scream survivors reunite when another series of mysterious killings begins. Capitalizing on the guesswork involving a host of potential suspects, director Wes Craven and screenwriter Kevin Williamson have crafted a thriller that’s more of a Scream clone than a genuinely inventive new story. But the shocks are just as effective, and escalating tension leads to a tautly staged climax that’s simultaneously logical and giddily over the top. Background information for trivia buffs: to preserve the secrecy of plot twists, copies of the screenplay were heavily guarded during production and restricted to only the most crucial personnel. When an early draft was circulated on the Internet, screenwriter Kevin Williamson did rewrites, and subsequent drafts were printed with red ink on brown paper, eliminating the threat of photocopying. None of the cast members knew who the killer was until the final scenes were filmed! — Jeff Shannon

Scream 3
When Randy the video geek rattles off the rules of surviving a horror movie in Wes Craven’s Scream, he speaks for a generation of filmgoers who are all too aware of slasher movie clichés. Playfully scripted by Kevin Williamson with a self-aware wink and more than a few nods to its grandfathers (from Psycho to Halloween to the Friday the 13th dynasty), Scream skewers teen horror conventions with loving reverence while re-creating them in a modern, movie-savvy context. And so goes the series, which continues the satirical spoofing by tackling (what else?) sequels while sustaining its own self-contained mythology. Catty reporter Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox) turns grisly murders into lurid bestsellers, a cult of killer wannabes continues to hunt spunky psycho-survivor Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell) for their 15 minutes of fame, and a cheesy movie series (Stab) develops within the movie series.

Scream remains the high point of the series–a fresh take on a genre long since collapsed into routine, but Scream 2 spoofs itself with witty humor (“Why would anyone want to do that? Sequels suck!” opines college film student Randy), and delights with more elaborate set pieces and all-new rules for surviving a horror movie sequel. The endangered veterans of the original film reunite one last time for Scream 3, which plays out on the movie set of Stab 3. (It’s a trilogy within a trilogy!) With Williamson gone, replacement screenwriter Ehran Kruger tries to mine the formula one more time. It’s a little tired by now, and pale imitations (Urban Legend, I Know What You Did Last Summer) have further drained the zeitgeist, but the film bubbles with bright humor, and director Craven is stylistically at the top of his game. As a trilogy, it remains both the most consistently entertaining and self-aware horror series ever made. –Sean Axmaker

Still Scary: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective / Scream: The Inside Story

As most horror devotees already know, the Scream franchise was fraught with production troubles from its inception through its fourth and apparently final entry, and the two documentaries included on the fourth disc of the Scream collector’s set (both of which are feature length, which explains the confusion over the set’s “5 Film” label) represent the first attempt to bring together a cohesive portrait of the series’ behind-the-scenes history. Both Still Scary: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective, by ShockTilYouDrop.com editor Ryan Turek, and Scream: The Inside Story, which was produced for the Biography Channel by much of the same creative team behind the epic Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy, cover the same ground, which is director Wes Craven and writer Kevin Williamson’s struggles with the MPAA, producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein, and a myriad of other outside forces throughout the series through interviews with many of the production principals, most notably stars Neve Campbell, David Arquette, and Jamie Kennedy (Williamson and Courteney Cox are conspicuously absent from both projects). Still Scary offers the more comprehensive presentation, thanks largely to its inclusion of such less well-known players as Scream 3 scribe Ehren Kruger, who capably defends his much-maligned script, and offers welcome touches of visual and editorial style in its “quick cuts” segments, which present tidbits of info that, while not entirely germane to the documentary’s main thrust, provide the sort of detail that dedicated fans of the series will love. The Inside Story delves deeply into pre-production issues, from Craven’s reluctance to helm the series to the battle over Ghost Face’s iconic mask and costume. In-depth discussions of the characters through dialogue readings by the original cast and screen tests, as well as split-screen comparisons between the original NC-17 edit and the R-rated theatrical cut, are equally invaluable. Though some viewers may argue with the documentaries’ conceit that the Scream franchise reinvented the horror genre–reinvigorated is a more accurate description–the wealth of information presented in both films sets the bar for future horror documentaries. –Paul Gaita

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TCM Greatest Classic Film Collection: Astaire & Rogers Volume Two (Roberta / Follow the Fleet / Flying Down to Rio / The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle)


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TCM Greatest Classic Films: Astaire & Rogers Vol. 2 (4FE)

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4 Film Favorites: Girls’ Night Collection (A Cinderella Story / Chasing Liberty / Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants / What a Girl Wants)


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4 Film Favorites: Girls Night (4FF) (DVD)

A Cinderella Story, What a Girl Wants, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, & Chasing Liberty A CINDERELLA STORY INCLUDES: • Widescreen [16×9 1.85:1] Version • Additional Scenes • Hilary and Haylie Duff Our Lips Are Sealed Music Video • Hanging Out with Hilary and Friends Cast Commentary • Cool Screen Tests, Featurette and Find Your Prince/Princess Challenge • Theatrical Trailer • Languages: English & Français (Dubbed in Quebec) • Subtitles: English, Français & Español (Main Feature. Bonus Material/Trailer May Not Be Subtitled). WHAT A GIRL WANTS INCLUDES: • Widescreen [16×9 2.4:1] Version • 2 Commentaries: One by Amanda Bynes, the Other by the Director and the Screenwriters • Fashion and Etiquette 101: What It Takes to Be Belle of the Ball • What’s a Girl to Wear? Mix-and-Match Interactive Challenge • Theatrical Trailer • Languages: English & Français (Dubbed in Quebec) • Subtitles: English, Français & Español (Main Feature. Bonus Material/Trailer May Not Be Subtitled). THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS INCLUDES: • Widescreen [16×9 2.4:1] Version • Additional Scenes • Fun on the Set: On-Set Gags and Laughs • Suckumentary: Rough Cut of Tibby and Bailey’s Documentary • Selected Scenes Video Commentary from the Stars • A Conversation with Author Ann Brashares • Theatrical Trailer • Languages: English & Français (Dubbed in Quebec) • Subtitles: English, Français & Español (Main Feature. Bonus Material/Trailer May Not Be Subtitled.). CHASING LIBERTY INCLUDES: • Widescreen [16×9 2.4:1] Version • Additional Scenes • Gag Reel • Entire Concert Performance of The Seed by The Roots • Commentary by Mandy Moore and Matthew Goode • Passport to Europe: Continental Grand Tour with the Stars • Theatrical Trailer • Languages: English & Français (Dubbed in Quebec) • Subtitles: English, Français & Español (Main Feature. Bonus Material/Trailer May Not Be Subtitled.).

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  • Release Date: 1/21/2014

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