New DVDs

movie nightBig Eyes: Walter Keane pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of the paintings.

Wild: After years of reckless behavior and being haunted by memories of her mother, Cheryl makes a rash decision to embark on a challenging trek across the Pacific Crest Trail. With absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles, all on her own.

Cake: A look into the darkly funny world of Claire Bennett who initiates a dubious relationship with a widower while confronting fantastical hallucinations of his dead wife. With her feisty housekeeper-cum-caretaker ever at her side, Claire searches for human connection and self-forgiveness.

Song of the Sea: When Saoirse and Ben’s mother mysteriously disappears into the ocean, the two children go on an epic journey to find out the truth about her, and in the process, discover mystical secrets. Nominated for a 2014 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

Cancer: the emperor of all maladies: Tells the complete story of cancer. At six hours, the film interweaves a sweeping historical narrative with intimate stories about contemporary patients and an investigation in the latest scientific breakthroughs that may have brought us to the brink of lasting cures.

Chappie: In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. But now, the people are fighting back. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

Oblivion: Jack Harper is the lone security repairman stationed on a desolate, nearly ruined future Earth. When he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft, her arrival triggers a nonstop chain of events that forces him to question everything and leaves humanity’s fate in his hands.

The Prince: A retired Las Vegas crime boss and single father is forced to team up with his best friend to return to the crime world when his daughter is kidnapped by an old rival.

True Blood: the complete seventh season: 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.

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