Frozen Planet: The Complete Series (David Attenborough-Narrated Version)
Manufacturer: BBC Home Entertainment Brand: Warner Manufacturing Model: 25343245
From the Emmy-winning team behind Planet Earth and The Blue Planet comes Frozen Planet, the epic tale of two disappearing wildernesses. The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth. The scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements are unmatched anywhere else on our planet. And against all odds, these vast, frigid environments are teeming with life. Using the latest camera technology, Frozen Planet captures unimaginable imagery above and below the ice, and follows the extraordinary fluctuations that accompany the changes of seasons in this most extreme of environments, often for the first time. Frozen Planet takes you inside a polar bearâ€™s den to witness a mother polar bear and her newborn cubs, showcases the thrilling hunting tactics employed by a pod of killer whales to launch a seal off an ice floe, uses time-lapse photography to allow you to witness the amazing underwater fauna thriving around Mr. Erebus, the worldâ€™s most southerly volcano, and much, much more. Using crystal clear high definition cinematography, Frozen Planet will open your eyes to the remarkable colors and variety of life in this frigid environment. With the Poles under grave threat from climate change, this extraordinary series provides a chance to explore these great wildernesses before they change forever. The Frozen Planet DVD and Blu-ray will feature the original BBC broadcast version, with narration by world-renowned naturalist David Att...
The Complete Beginner's Guide to Knitting
Manufacturer: Nici Beason Knitting Brand: Nici McNally Knitting DVDs
This step-by-step, hand-holding guide to knitting is easy to watch and makes learning fast and simple. Although this DVD is packed with everything a beginner needs to know, the chapters are quick & bite-sized. Beautiful and clear demonstrations can get you started knitting in just 30 minutes. What you'll learn: Cast On The Knit Stitch (English & Continental) The Purl Stitch (English & Continental) Add Yarn & Changing Colors Bind Off Increase Decrease Ribbing (knit & purl in the same row) Gauge Finishing First Aid Kit (how to fix mistakes) Auto Pause The video pauses automatically after showing you something new, waits for you to decide when to keep going, or lets you opt to see that last part again. Booklet Seven scarf patterns included inside take-along booklet. Website Bonus video, free patterns, tips & advice, links to fun stuff. Suggested Kit Good starter yarn and needles sold on Amazon.com are Lion Brand's Wool Ease Chunky Yarn (avoid dark colors/shades when first learning to knit), and Brittany 10-inch long Single Point Birch Knitting Needles US Size 10, 10.5 or 11. Any other 10-inch long wood needles in those sizes are good as well. Try to avoid the more slippery aluminum and metal needles, and the "grippy" plastics. As a beginner, start with a needle texture that's somewhere in the middle, such as wood. Playable WORLDWIDE.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Broadway Version)
Manufacturer: Warner Home Video Brand: Warner Manufacturing Model: 3712301
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982) (DVD)Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton reteam following their worldwide blockbuster Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to bring a Broadway masterpiece to the big screen--Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Based on true events, this darkly comic musical tale tells the story of London barber Benjamin Barker (Depp--Finding Neverland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) unjustly sentenced to a prison term in Australia by a judge who covets Barker's wife. When Barker returns to England, he takes up his former profession, using the name Sweeney Todd--and slits the throats of customers who come into his shop. Now, while Sweeney confronts the problem of accumulating corpses, a local businesswoman finds a novel and enterprising use for the bodies . . . a bloody business that profits them both.]]>
Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway
Manufacturer: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Brand: Sony Model: 5068426
No experience quite matches the thrill of a live Broadway spectacular seen up close and in person. Now, this stunning performance shot in High Definition puts you in the front row as the smash hit RENT brings down the curtain on its history-making, 12-year run! You've never had seats this great...never seen and heard each character so intimately...never shared every emotion in such a personal way! After winning four Tony AwardsÂ® and the Pulitzer Prize, Jonathan Larson's powerhouse musical tour de force entered the record books as the 7th-longest-running show in all Broadway history. In this unforgettable theatrical experience - made possible by special arrangement with the Broadway producers and Actors Equity Association - take an intimate journey through a single year in the lives of a small circle of friends and artists living their dreams, battling their demons and celebrating life on the streets of New York City's East Village. Meet would-be filmmaker Mark, sweet transvestite Angel For passionate fans of Rent--the popular Broadway rock musical that updated La Boheme with electric guitars, steel drums, strippers, and drag queens--Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway is a must-have.Written and composed by Jonathan Larson (who died suddenly of an aortic aneurysm just before the show premiered), Rent follows an absurdly clean-cut gaggle of hipster artists who, after having been squatting in a run-down building for a year, are now being told they have to pay that rent by the build...
Animals are Beautiful People
Manufacturer: Warner Archive Brand: Warner Model: 28813500
Producer-writer-director Jamie Uys, who brought us the uproarious "The Gods Must Be Crazy," delivers awe-inspiring family entertainment in this unique look at the animal world. Four years of production, one hundred thousand miles of travel and half a million feet of film went into this splendid production.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
North America [Blu-ray]
Manufacturer: Discovery Channel Brand: GAIAM INTERNATIONAL Model: DCVY60915BR
North America: where civilization collides with untamed wilderness. Just feet beyond our own back yards rages a spectacle we rarely see. Join us as we step into this hidden world teaming with life - across impossible mountains and endless deserts. Dive into unexplored forests and crash into rugged coasts. Unforgiving, brutal, yet achingly beautiful. This vast continent offers boundless rewards for those brave enough to take on this land - and call her home.
Manufacturer: PBS Model: 26162070
Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its celebrated hosts Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson and David Tennant to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeares greatest plays.
Reefscapes: Nature's Aquarium DVD (nature video for relaxation and ambience)
Manufacturer: Undersea Productions
The world's most breathtaking underwater scenery transforms your widescreen into a natural ocean aquarium. Reefscapes takes the aquarium DVD concept to the next level because it wasn't filmed in a fish tankâ€”instead, it was filmed on actual coral reefs. No dialogue, no story, just sheer beauty. Reefscapes sets the perfect mood whether you're entertaining friends, looking to be uplifted, or simply relaxing at the end of the day. MAIN FEATURE: From the clear blue waters of the Fiji Islands, Reefscapes brings you a beautiful hour-long collection of 65 seamlessly unfolding ocean scenes. Magnificent corals serve as a natural backdrop to the hundreds of colorful fish as they peacefully swim through this unique tropical marine stage... and the action unfolds not within the confines of a fish tank, but in the South Pacific's limitless blue. Professionally filmed using high-end optics and super-wide lenses for outstanding picture clarity, you'll experience the ocean's coral reefs as if you were right there.SOUNDTRACKS: The exquisite visuals are enhanced by your choice of digital audio: the reef's natural soundtrack of bubbles and crackles, or the serene music of award-winning composer Bjorn Lynne.LOOP PLAYBACK: The DVD loops automatically for continuous playback, designed for uninterrupted relaxation and background ambience. BONUS FEATURE: The bonus chapter A Closer Look guides you on a 20-minute undersea journey where you'll meet the tropical species that inhabit Fiji's pristi...
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