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The Box- A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don’t know.

Dead Snow- A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies. Also available on Blu-ray.

Everybody’s Fine- A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children.

The Informant!- The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre.

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Amelia - Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23.  Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean.   At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth.

In the Loop – The US President and UK Prime Minister fancy a war.  But not everyone agrees that war is a good thing.  The US General Miller doesn’t think so and neither does the British Secretary of State for International Development, Simon Foster.  But, after Simon accidentally backs military action on TV, he suddenly has a lot of friends in Washington, DC.

Ong Bak 2: Beginning – In 15th century Thailand, Tien aspires to be like his father, a gallant and loyal warrior. After a rival warlord kills his father, Tien is raised by Chernang and his band of guerillas. Tien grows up learning a variety of martial arts styles and vows to avenge his father’s death.

Zombieland – In a world that has become overrun with zombies, two men must figure out how to survive. Wimpy Columbus is afraid of his own shadow, while Tallahassee is the biggest, baddest, gun-toting zombie-slayer who ever lived. When they meet two sisters, Wichita and Little Rock, the four strike out for an amusement park that is said to be zombie-free. This mismatched group will have to rely on each other to survive, which could be worse than surrendering to the zombies.  Also available on Blu-ray.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously “This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past.  Also available in Blu-ray.

Julie and Julia – Julia Child’s story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell’s 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child’s first book.  Also available in Blu-ray.

Public Enemies – The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.  Also available in Blu-ray.

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Lemon Tree (Etz Limon) – The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.

 

 

 

My Sister’s Keeper - Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive. (also available in Blu-Ray)

 

 

Star Trek - A chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members. (also available in Blu-Ray)

 

 

 

 

Thirst (Bakjwi) – A failed medical experiment turns a man of faith into a vampire.

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