Mel Gibson's Apocalypto
Manufacturer: Buena Vista Home Entertainment / Touchstone Brand: Buena Vista Home Video
From Mel Gibson, director of THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST and the Academy Award(R)-winning BRAVEHEART (Best Director, Best Picture, 1995) comes the thrilling historical epic APOCALYPTO. This intense, nonstop action-adventure transports you to an ancient South American civilization, for an experience unlike anything you've ever known. In the twilight of the mysterious Mayan culture, young Jaguar Paw is captured and taken to the great Mayan city where he faces a harrowing end. Driven by the power of his love for his wife and son, he makes an adrenaline-soaked, heart-racing escape to rescue them and ultimately save his way of life. Filled with unrelenting action and stunning cinematography, APOCALYPTO is an enthralling and unforgettable film experience. Forget any off-screen impressions you may have of Mel Gibson, and experience Apocalypto as the mad, bloody runaway train that it is. The story is set in the pre-Columbian Maya population: one village is brutally overrun, its residents either slaughtered or abducted, by a ruling tribe that needs slaves and human sacrifices. We focus on the capable warrior Jaguar Paw (Rudy Youngblood), although Gibson skillfully sketches a whole population of characters--many of whom don't survive the early reels. Most of the film is set in the dense jungle, but the middle section, in a grand Mayan city, is a dazzling triumph of design, costuming, and sheer decadent terror. The movie itself is a triumph of brutality, as Gibson lets loose his well-established fascination with bodily mortification in a litany of assaults including impalement, evisceration, snakebite, and bee stings. It's a dark, disgusted vision, but Gibson doesn't forget to apply some very canny moviemaking instincts to the violence--including the creation of a tremendous pair of villains (strikingly played by Raoul Trujillo and Rodolfo Palacias). The film is in a Maya dialect, subtitled in English, and shot on digital video (which occasionally betrays itself in some blurry quick pans). Amidst all the mayhem, nothing in the film is more devastating than a final wordless exchange of looks between captured villager Blunted (Jonathan Brewer) and his wife's mother (Maria Isabel Diaz), a superb change in tone from their early relationship. Yes, this is an obsessive, crazed movie, but Gibson knows what he's doing. --Robert Horton Beyond Apocalypto More films directed by Mel Gibson Apocalypto soundtrack by James Horner Stills from Mel Gibson's Apocalypto (click for larger image)
Homeland: Ssn 4 [Blu-ray]
Manufacturer: 20th Century Fox Brand: TCFHE
Gripping suspense escalates to a fever pitch in the brilliantly reinvented fourth season of this Emmy Award®-winning thriller. In her new role as a CIA station chief, Carrie (Emmy® winner Claire Danes) convinces Saul (Emmy® winner Mandy Patinkin) and Quinn to help her hunt down one of the world s most dangerous terrorists. But when Carrie recruits a young Pakistani as an asset, the lines between right and wrong blur and the operation spins out of control. Facing unclear loyalties at every turn, Carrie must take extreme measures and risk everything to protect her country. Bonus Features:Disc 1:**The Drone Queen**Trylon and Perisphere**Shalwar Kameez**Iron in the FireDisc 2:**About A Boy**From A to B and Back Again**Redux**Halfway to a DonutDisc 3:**There's Something Else Going On**13 Hours in Islamabad**Krieg Night Lieb**Long Time Coming**Homeland Character Profiles: Peter Quinn: The Assassin, Aasar Khan: The Lieutenant-Colonel, Fara Sherazi: The Analyst**Script to Screen: Caught in the Crosshairs: Aayan s Journey, Brody s Return, Storming the Embassy
True Blood: Season 7 [Blu-ray]
Manufacturer: Hbo Home Video Brand: HBO HOME VIDEO Model: 29866535
True Blood: The Complete Seventh Season (BD + Digital HD)"True Blood is the sexy, scary, wildly entertaining series from Oscar® and Emmy winner Alan Ball (Six Feet Under) and based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris. In this final season, an initial battle between raging Hep-Vamps and their Bon Temps prey sets the stage for a season-long series of hair-raising denouements for Sookie, Bill, Eric, Jason, Sam, Alcide, Tara and their human/vampire allies and adversaries. In the end, some of True Blood's most beloved figures will meet cruel fates, while others will cheat death (true and otherwise) to forge happily-ever-after relationships that will leave fans surprised and, ultimately, satisfied. What will happen to your favorite True Blood character?"]]>
Castle: Season 4
Manufacturer: Buena Vista Home Entertainment Brand: DISNEY Model: DIS108957DD
She’s armed. He’s dangerous. Relive every exciting investigation with TV’s most unlikely partners in crime! Own each episode and bring home even more Castle and Beckett with exclusive Bonus Features on ABC’s Castle: The Complete Fourth Season on DVD.
Columbo: The Complete Series
Manufacturer: Universal Studios Home Entertainment Brand: UNI DIST CORP. (MCA)
Legendary Peter Falk is a four-time Primetime Emmy Award-winner for his iconic role as the beloved, trenchcoat-wearing Police Lieutenant Columbo. Columbo is the landmark series that inspired a genre. And now, for the first time ever, all 69 episodes from its seven seasons and all 24 television movies are together in this 34-disc anthology. Every criminal, every innocent victim (and some not-so-innocent ones), and every wily deduction are here in one definitive collection. Seemingly befuddled but always brilliant, the cigar-chomping detective will have you following the clues and asking "just one more thing" until the last case is cracked. Note: This set contains 34 discs which are contained in 8 cases.
Join Our Community!
Like what you see? Get a FREE account and start posting, sharing, and discovering more!
Have Questions? Contact Us!
Find out the answers to your questions by contacting us. We look forward to hearing from you!