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Masterworks of American art [4-disc set]
cover imageSeries of 24 lectures (each approximately 30 min. long) surveying the history of American art from its colonial origins until just before World War I.


Museum masterpieces
cover imageProfessor Richard Brettell, the Margaret McDermott Distinguished Professor of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Texas at Dallas, presents the history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the largest art museum in the US, and introduces several of its collections.


Dutch masters : the age of Rembrandt. Part 3 of 3 [2-disc set]
cover imageLectures 25-36 of this series, which surveys the great artistic talent in Holland in the 17th century, showing approximately 450 pieces of art.


Dutch masters : the age of Rembrandt. Part 2 of 3 [2-disc set]
cover imageLectures 13-24 of this 36 lecture series, which surveys the great artistic talent in Holland in the 17th century, showing approximately 450 pieces of art.


Dutch masters : the age of Rembrandt. Part 1 of 3 [2-disc set]
cover imageLectures 1-12 of this 36 lecture series, which surveys the great artistic talent in Holland in the 17th century, showing approximately 450 pieces of art.


Pokemon Indigo League. volume 3 [3-disc set].
cover imageAsh Ketchum is a brand-new Pokemon Trainer, and on his first day he gets his very first Pokemon, Pikachu! But their friendship gets off to a rocky start. It's up to Ash to earn Pikachu's trust as he and friends Misty and Brock follow their quest to collect Pokemon, make friends and battle their way to the Indigo League! Contains 26 episodes.


Pokemon Indigo League. volume 2 [3-disc set].
cover imageAsh Ketchum is a brand-new Pokemon Trainer, and on his first day he gets his very first Pokemon, Pikachu! But their friendship gets off to a rocky start. It's up to Ash to earn Pikachu's trust as he and friends Misty and Brock follow their quest to collect Pokemon, make friends and battle their way to the Indigo League! Contains 26 episodes.


Franklin triple feature.
cover imageLovable and relatable Franklin explores the world around him by conquering his fears and finding solutions to any troubles he gets himself into. Join Franklin and his band of animal pals for over 180 minutes of content.


Whitney Houston : the woman behind the voice
cover imageWhitney Elizabeth Houston showed the vocal range and star quality that would soon make her a legend in the music world. Whitney Houston: The Woman Behind the Voice will retrace her steps to stardom and revisit some of her most stunning performances. The complete saga of Whitney Houston's glorious career, her difficulties with drug abuse and troubled marriage with Bobby Brown comes into focus via powerful archival footage and interviews.


Barney's read with me, dance with me.
cover imageBarney and friends are having a book drive and discover that reading helps their imaginations grow. Then, when old friend Min dances onto the scene, Barney and the kids get a chance to show off their talents. Learn about storybooks, music and dancing, creativity and pretend play.


Family matters. The complete third season [3-disc set]
cover imageGet your geek on with Steve Urkel, the ultimate nerd and annoying neighbor of Carl and Harriette Winslow and their multigenerational Chicago clan. Urkel's irrepressible spirit, not-so-smooth moves, and undying love for Laura Winslow cause the family constant aggravation and occasional delight.


Yu-gi-oh! GX. Season 1, volume 3 [2-disc set]
Taking place a few years after the events of the original series, GX follows a boy named Jaden Yuki as he attends a Duel Academy in the hopes of becoming the next King of Games. Features episodes 36-52 of the season.


Yu-gi-oh! GX. Season 1, volume 2 [2-disc set]
Taking place a few years after the events of the original series, GX follows a boy named Jaden Yuki as he attends a Duel Academy in the hopes of becoming the next King of Games. Features episodes 18-35 of the season.


Classical archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome. Part 3, A view from the trenches [2-disc set]
cover imageClassical archaeology, the excavation and analysis of ancient Greek and Roman sites, has been one of the leading branches of archaeology, pioneering its basic methods and major innovations. In these 36 half-hour lectures, Dr. John R. Hale of the University of Louisville guides the listener through 18th-century excavations at Herculaneum and Pompeii, tours many important archaeological sites or discoveries, from the Bronze Age to late antiquity, and takes a thematic approach in exploring what archaeology has contributed to knowledge of ancient diet, entertainment, engineering, slavery, religion, the role of women, and other topics.


Classical archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome. Part 2, An archaeologist's casebook [2-disc set]
cover imageClassical archaeology, the excavation and analysis of ancient Greek and Roman sites, has been one of the leading branches of archaeology, pioneering its basic methods and major innovations. In these 36 half-hour lectures, Dr. John R. Hale of the University of Louisville guides the listener through 18th-century excavations at Herculaneum and Pompeii, tours many important archaeological sites or discoveries, from the Bronze Age to late antiquity, and takes a thematic approach in exploring what archaeology has contributed to knowledge of ancient diet, entertainment, engineering, slavery, religion, the role of women, and other topics.


Classical archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome. Part 1, Creating a science of the past [2-disc set]
cover imageClassical archaeology, the excavation and analysis of ancient Greek and Roman sites, has been one of the leading branches of archaeology, pioneering its basic methods and major innovations. In these 36 half-hour lectures, Dr. John R. Hale of the University of Louisville guides the listener through 18th-century excavations at Herculaneum and Pompeii, tours many important archaeological sites or discoveries, from the Bronze Age to late antiquity, and takes a thematic approach in exploring what archaeology has contributed to knowledge of ancient diet, entertainment, engineering, slavery, religion, the role of women, and other topics.


The genius of Michelangelo. Part 3 of 3 [2-disc set]
cover image"The Pietà, the David, the Moses and the Sistine Chapel -- Michelangelo's genius is apparent in every medium he worked. In this course, internationally recognized Michelangelo expert, author, and professor William E. Wallace provides a fresh and insightful perspective on the life and work of Michelangelo, even including the Master's poetry. The 36 lectures feature more than 900 visuals, including stunning reproductions of the his sculptures, paintings, and architecture, as well as rough sketches, preparatory drawings, and photographs of the places he lived and worked"--Publisher's website.


The genius of Michelangelo. Part 2 of 3 [2-disc set]
cover image"The Pietà, the David, the Moses and the Sistine Chapel -- Michelangelo's genius is apparent in every medium he worked. In this course, internationally recognized Michelangelo expert, author, and professor William E. Wallace provides a fresh and insightful perspective on the life and work of Michelangelo, even including the Master's poetry. The 36 lectures feature more than 900 visuals, including stunning reproductions of the his sculptures, paintings, and architecture, as well as rough sketches, preparatory drawings, and photographs of the places he lived and worked"--Publisher's website.


The genius of Michelangelo. Part 1 of 3 [2-disc set]
cover image"The Pietà, the David, the Moses and the Sistine Chapel -- Michelangelo's genius is apparent in every medium he worked. In this course, internationally recognized Michelangelo expert, author, and professor William E. Wallace provides a fresh and insightful perspective on the life and work of Michelangelo, even including the Master's poetry. The 36 lectures feature more than 900 visuals, including stunning reproductions of the his sculptures, paintings, and architecture, as well as rough sketches, preparatory drawings, and photographs of the places he lived and worked"--Publisher's website.


The great tours : Greece and Turkey from Athens to Istanbul [4-disc set]
cover image"Through Professor Hale's vibrant commentary and extensive field footage, you discover monumental ancient cities, classical ruins, temples, shrines, fortresses, stadiums, theaters, churches, and palaces. In each site, you explore the critical history and culture that defined them and the ways in which they influenced our modern world. In their compelling historical and visual detail, the lectures offer both a rich resource for travelers preparing to visit these distant lands and a multilevel cultural journey that can be enjoyed just as well from the comfort of home" --From publisher's website.


The cathedral [4-disc set]
cover imageIn this course, noted medieval historian and award-winning Professor William R. Cook has crafted an exciting, immersive, and multidimensional experience that will bring you closer to cathedrals like Notre Dame in Paris and those in Amiens, Chartres, and Canterbury than any on-site tour could hope to do. These 24 lavishly illustrated lectures make use of high-definition 3-D modeling and imagery to not just show you the world's great Gothic cathedrals, but to take you around and inside them, revealing new perspectives you can't enjoy anywhere else.


Experiencing Rome : a visual exploration of antiquity's greatest empire [6-disc set]
cover imageThirty-six lectures on the visual nature of ancient Rome and how it was able to so successfully communicate its civic and cultural values, or project a knowledge of Roman power, to every corner of the realm. Learn how Rome communicated in visually symbolic ways, gain insight into how similar tools are used today, and hone your ability to see them at work in the visual symbols that are part of government, the military, religion, and just about every aspect of contemporary public or private life.


30 masterpieces of the ancient world [6-disc set]
cover image"This course will take you around the world to look at and examine in depth some of the greatest masterpieces of ancient art. We will explore spectacular artworks from diverse places and times, starting with cave paintings that were made at the dawn of human creativity in the Paleolithic age to the contents of tombs and buildings, remarkable stone sculptures, and wrought gold and textiles that were made as recently as 600 years ago. Each of the selected masterpieces is the creation of a time and culture that make it unique, and each is among the finest examples of art from its culture"--p.1.


The history of ancient Egypt [8-disc set]
cover imageAncient Egyptian civilization is so grand that our minds sometimes have difficulty adjusting to it. The most advanced of any ancient civilization, Egypt's ancient kingdom lasted for 30 centuries, longer than any other, yet today, it remains one of the most mysterious. Home of the only one of the Eight Wonders of the Ancient World still standing, the Great Pyramid of Cheops was the tallest building in the world until well into the 1800s. This course chronologically surveys 3,000 years of recorded Egyptian history, from unification in 3100 BC through the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC.


Pompeii : daily life in an ancient Roman city [4-disc set]
cover imageIn twenty-four lectures on Pompeii, eminent classicist and Professor Steven L. Tuck resurrects the long-lost lives of aristocrats, merchants, slaves, and other individuals from this imperial Roman city--made famous for its demise after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The result is an unprecedented view of life as it was lived in this ancient culture and an opportunity to discover intriguing details that lay buried for centuries.


The Origin of civilization [8-disc set]
cover imageThe Origin of Civilization is a 48-lecture course that reveals the stories of how human beings around the world transitioned from small farming communities to the impressive cultural and political systems that would forever alter the course of history. Taking a gripping archaeological and historical approach to these formative states and civilizations, archaeologist and Professor Scott MacEachern of Bowdoin College completes your understanding of the history of human civilization—by exploring it at its earliest stages.


Curious George. Rocket ride and other adventures
cover imageGeorge's curiosity is taking him down hills, up rivers and into outer space! And The Man with the Yellow Hat is always there to lend a hand, along with Hundley, Gnocchi and the rest of George's friends.


The young savages
cover imageWhile prosecuting the three Italian teens who murdered a fifteen-year-old blind Puerto Rican boy from a rival gang, Assistant D.A. Hank Bell learns that there is more to this case than meets the eye. Based on Evan Hunter's bestselling novel, A Matter of Conviction.


Wallander. 3 [4-disc set]
cover imageWallander is Ystad's veteran detective who's finally learned to find respite from the job in the moments of grace that come from living on the beach with his dog, Jussi, or spending time with his granddaughter. He's still on the outs at work, however: offbeat methods make him an irritant for management and his colleague, Martinsson, is angling for his position. But no one in the department has the uncanny sense of the criminal mind that he does.


Thin ice : the inside story of climate science
cover imageClimate science has been coming under increasing attack. In response, geologist Simon Lamb took his camera to his climate science colleagues around the world to find out what's really going on. Thin Ice reveals the human face of climate science. It also provides an accessible introduction to the latest Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Thin Ice is a joint initiative between Oxford University (United Kingdom) Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), and London-based DOX Productions. The project began over a cup of coffee at a Climate Change and Governance conference in Wellington in March 2006. Peter Barrett (VUW) suggested to Simon Lamb (Oxford) that he make a film about it with his friend David Sington (DOX Productions). The aim from the outset was to give people from all walks of the life the chance to see the astonishing range of human activity as well as scientific endeavour that is required to help us understand our changing climate. Our idea was then we would all be better able to decide both individually and collectively how we might deal with it.


Mystery road
cover imageDetective Joe Swan returns to his small Australian home town to investigate the murder of a teenaged Aboriginal girl. He finds himself alone and in growing danger as the town's secrets unravel.


The Max Linder collection
cover imageDuring the 1920s, Max Linder was a pioneer of slapstick with his trademark silk top hat and cane. This Max Linder collection contains four classic silent films. The Three Must-get-theres originally released as a motion picture in 1922; Be My Wife originally released as a motion picture in 1921; Seven Years Bad Luck originally released as a motion picture in 1921; Max Wants a Divorce originally released as a motion picture in 1917.


Humpty Sharma ki dulhania : a filmi love story--
cover imageKavyaPratap Singh meets Humpty Sharma during her marriage shopping trip to Dehli and, once KavyaPratap's trip ends and she returns to her Ambala home, Humpty decides to follow her home to try to win her heart.


Holiday : a soldier is never off duty
cover imageVirat is an officer in the Indian Army. His holiday turns into a full-time mission to save Mumbai from terror attacks, while only taking time out to hunt for his bride.


Halloween 4 : the return of Michael Myers
cover imageDr. Loomis once again hunts killer Michael Myers, who has once again escaped from the hospital.


Halloween
cover imageThe residents of Haddonfield don't know it yet, but death is coming to their small sleepy town. Sixteen years ago, Michael Myers, a ten year old boy, brutally kills his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escapes from the mental institution he has been placed in and makes his way back to his hometown intent on a murderous rampage. He is pursued by Dr. Sam Loomis who is Michael's doctor and the only one who knows Michael's true evil. Elsewhere a shy teenager by the name of Laurie Strode is babysitting on the night Michael comes home. She and her friends are now being stalked by Michael.


Gunsmoke. The tenth season, volume 1 [5-disc set].
cover imageWhen the residents of Dodge City are threatened by shady fugitives, a grudge-carrying cavalry sergeant, stagecoach hijackers, or would-be bank robbers, it's up to U.S. Marshall Matt Dillon and company to find the truth and restore order to a town where anything can happen, and usually does.


Everybody hates Chris. The second season [4-disc set]
cover imageA teenager growing up in Brooklyn, NY is sent to a new neighborhood middle school, in a predominantly Italian neighborhood, and is faced with many new challenges. This year, growing up means girl and bully problems. And his dysfunctional family problems grow wilder than ever.


The westerner
cover imageWalter Brennan is Bean, a hard-nosed judge who dispenses his own unique brand of justice in the West. Gary Cooper is a stranger accused of stealing horses, who attempts to talk himself out of the hangman's noose. Walter Brennan's Academy Award winning portrayal of "Judge" Roy Bean, along with the Academy Award-nominated story, William Wyler's expert direction, and Gary Cooper's excellent performance, make The Westerner one of the best adventures you'll ever see.


Fargo. The complete first season [4-disc set]
cover imageFargo features a new "true crime" story and new characters, all chilled in the trademark dry wit, murderous mayhem and "Minnesota nice" of the original classic film. Lorne Malvo is a manipulative master criminal who changes the life of insurance salesmen Lester Nygaard. Gus Grimly and Molly Solverson are the small-town police officers who join forces to uncover Lester's secrets.


Dragonfly squadron
cover imageIn 1950, as the Korean peninsula is drawn closer to war, a stern Air Force Major is assigned to train a squadron of South Korean pilots, making them combat-ready in half the usual time. At the air base at Kongju, Brady comes face to face with a former flame, the wife of an army medical officer. When enemy forces invade, most of the American personnel are evacuated, but Brady remains behind with the barely-trained South Korean troops, and bravely diverts the Russian-backed North Korean army.


Cauldron of blood
cover imageIn a clever twist on the sculptor/murderer theme throughout horror film history, the legendary Boris Karloff stars as blind artist Franz Badulescu, who creates startlingly lifelike statues with the help of his protective daughter (Viveca Lindfors). Jean-Pierre Aumont co-stars as a jetsetting photographer sent to photograph the reclusive artist at his Spanish castle, but who unearths a horrible secret at the core of Badulescu's haunting sculptures.


Cinderella
cover imageThe timeless magic of Cinderella returns with Roger & Hammerstein's 1964 version of the classic tale filled with music, singing and magic. A poor and mistreated servant girl is transformed into a beautiful princess with the help of her fairy godmother, a pumpkin, a glass slipper and belief in impossible things in order to attend a lavish ball and find her prince! Includes retrospective featurette.


Himizu
cover imageAlienated from his family and devoid of hope for the future, Yuichi becomes a vigilante and commits a string of violent acts upon the world's evildoers, including his abusive father. Keiko is a former classmate who has an obsessive fascination with Yuichi, following every move of the disenchanted teen's murder spree.


Gabrielle
cover imageThe musically gifted but developmentally challenged Gabrielle lives in a group home with four other adults who have similar disabilities. Like all young women, Gabrielle wants her independence, but of course her situation is exceptional. When she falls in love with a similarly challenged young man in her choir, she discovers that both the families and the social workers are alarmed; can these two handle an adult relationship?


Mad men. The [seventh and] final season, part 1 [3-disc set]
cover imageThe beginning of the end for television's most celebrated show, four-time Primetime Emmy winner for Outstanding Drama Series and winner of three consecutive Golden Globes. Set in the captivating world of 1960s New York, it continues to follow iconic ad man Don Draper, his colleagues and his family.


Pokémon Indigo League. volume 1 [3-disc set].
cover imageJoin friends Ash, Brock, and Misty as they begin their journey through the Pokemon world. Enjoy the Pokemon story from the beginning. Meet our hero Ash, in his hometown of Pallet Town where boys and girls are encouraged to begin their Pokemon journeys. Includes all 26 episodes.


Franklin & friends. Franklin's Christmas spirit.
cover imageFranklin is looking forward to carolling with his friends on Christmas Eve but they drop out for more pressing matters. Franklin decides to sing anyway, bringing everyone a healthy dose of Christmas spirit.


Yu-gi-oh! GX. Season 1, volume 1 [2-disc set]
Taking place a few years after the events of the original series, GX follows a boy named Jaden Yuki as he attends a Duel Academy in the hopes of becoming the next King of Games. Features the first 17 episodes of the season.


Penny dreadful. Season one [3-disc set]
cover imageAn erotically charged, profoundly unsettling new saga that completely reinvents literature's most iconic and terrifying characters. Dorian Gray, Victor Frankenstein, and timeless figures from Dracula join a core of original characters in a dark and brutal quest to save a soul, even as they grapple with their own monstrous temptations.


Earth to echo.
cover imageTuck, Munch, and Alex are a trio of inseparable friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin receiving a strange series of signals on their phones. They discover something beyond their wildest imaginations: a small alien has become stranded on Earth.


Love covers all.
cover imageOn the eve of his baby's due date, Michael gets stranded out of state with his wife in labor back home.


Hemlock Grove. Season one [4-disc set]
cover imageIn the shadows of a rusted Pennsylvania steel town, the mangled body of a teenage girl is discovered. As they hunt for a monster among them, rumors mount and many of the eccentric residents become suspects, from the newly-arrived gypsy family to the wealthy Godfrey clan. In the twisted world of Hemlock Grove, everyone hides a dark secret.


2 broke girls. The complete third season [3-disc set].
cover imageMax and Caroline, two broke girls, continue to dish up sarcasm and smarts. They've got a new cupcake business at the diner's back walk-up window, and Caroline and Max negotiate a work-study program at the Manhattan School of Pastry: Caroline works in the office so Max can study professional baking. Plus, love and the aroma of freshly cooked tarts is in the air! Caroline has the hots for the school's hunky master chef and Max falls head over sticky buns for the outrageous class clown.


Barbie and the secret door
cover imageBarbie stars as Alexa, a shy princess who discovers a secret door in her kingdom and enters a whimsical land filled with magical creatures and surprises. Inside, Alexa meets Romy and Nori, a mermaid and a fairy, who explains that a spoiled ruler named Malucia is trying to take all the magic in the land. To her surprise, Alexa has magical powers in this world and her new friends are certain that only she can restore their magic.


X-men. Days of future past
cover imageThe ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past; to save our future.


Franklin and friends. It's Halloween, Franklin!
cover imageFranklin and Beaver are filled with false bravado until they face Aunt T's spook-tacular Halloween maze. By helping each other overcome their fears, they see the maze to the end.


The newsroom. The complete first season [4-disc set]
cover imageThe Newsroom takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on and off camera lives of its acerbic anchor, a new executive producer, and their newsroom staff.


NCIS. Los Angeles. The second season [6-disc set]
cover imageThe high-stakes world of the Los Angeles division of NCIS is charged with apprehending dangerous and elusive criminals that pose a threat to the nation's security. By assuming false identities and utilizing the most advanced technology, the team of highly trained agents goes deep undercover, putting their lives on the line in the field to bring down their targets. Contains all 24 action-packed second season episodes, plus commentary and featurettes.


The punisher
cover imageThe Punisher walks through the world of crime and injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil that surround him, but intelligence, his years of combat experience and determination help him stop the villains.


 

 

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