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MIRAI on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, and Digital
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MIRAI arrives on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, and Digital April 9 from Universal PicturesA young boy embarks on an enchanting journey and learns the importance of family in the 2019 Academy Award® nominated film, MIRAI, arriving on Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD, Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE, and On Demand on April 9, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with GKIDS. Hailed by critics as "a work of heart-swelling beauty" (Wendy Ide, Screen Daily), MIRAI is backed by an all-star voice cast including John Cho, (Star Trek, Searching), Rebecca Hall (The Town, Christine), and Daniel Dae Kim ("LOST," "Hawaii Five-0").

From acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda (Wolf Children) comes a daringly original story of love passed down through generations. When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai—(meaning "future")—the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun's entire family...

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Adam McKay's VICE on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Adam McKay's VICE on Digital March 12 and on Blu-ray, DVD April 2 from FoxTwentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announces Adam McKay's Critically-Acclaimed VICE on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD.

Nominated for 8 ACADEMY AWARDS®*, including Best Picture, VICE stars Christian Bale in his Oscar-nominated role as Dick Cheney in this epic tale of how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world. Co-starring Amy Adams, Steve Carell, and Sam Rockwell, VICE is a darkly comic look behind the scenes of American politics.

VICE will arrive on Movies Anywhere and Digital March 12 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD April 2...

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Archer: Danger Island Season 9 on DVD
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Archer: Danger Island Season 9 debuts on DVD April 2 from FXX and FoxFXX and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announce Archer: Danger Island Season 9 on DVD.

Get ready for a change of scenery with the semi-functioning alcoholic seaplane pilot, Sterling Archer, a lush on the lush South Pacific island of Mitimotu in 1939. While the rest of the world is concerned about the impending Second World War, Archer is only concerned with who's buying his next drink. Along with his trusty co-pilot Pam, Archer must navigate quicksand, cannibals, super-intelligent monkeys, poison darts, pirates, and did we mention quicksand? Enter the mysterious and deadly world of Archer: Danger Island when all 8 episodes from Season 9 arrive on DVD April 2 along with exotic special features...

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Immersive Sound: The Art and Science
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Immersive Sound: The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio from Focal PressFocal Press has published Immersive Sound: The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio, 1st Edition.

Immersive Sound: The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio provides a comprehensive guide to multi-channel sound. With contributions from leading recording engineers, researchers, and industry experts, Immersive Sound includes an in-depth description of the physics and psychoacoustics of spatial audio as well as practical applications.

Chapters include the history of 3D sound, binaural reproduction over headphones and loudspeakers, stereo, surround sound, height channels, object-based audio, soundfield (ambisonics), wavefield synthesis, and multi-channel mixing techniques...

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Dan Tondowski's ACCIDENT on Blu-ray
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ACCIDENT debuts on Blu-ray March 19 from Well Go USA EntertainmentACCIDENT, the first feature-length film from writer/director Dan Tondowski, debuts on Blu-ray March 19 from Well Go USA Entertainment. Tondowski brings together an up-and-coming young cast, including Stephanie Shield (Death Race 2), Roxane Hayward (Death Race: Inferno), Tyrone Keogh (Starship Troopers 3: Marauder) and Keenan Arrison (upcoming: Tomb Raider) for this edge-of-your-seat thriller about a group of teenagers trapped at the bottom of a ravine with a psycho out to kill them.

Synopsis: When a foursome “borrows” a car for one night of fun, what starts as a wild joy ride turns into a nightmare. After a violent crash, they discover that being stuck at the bottom of a ravine in an overturned car is the least of their problems. The psychotic owner of the car that they stole has them in his crosshairs and will stop at nothing to get both the car and its contents back...

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FilmRise March 2019 Releases from MVD Entertainment
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MVD Entertaiment Group announces March 2019 releases from FilmRiseFilmRise is gearing up for a massive March with six new titles on their monthly slate, each one offering up something different to entertain viewers of all kinds. The March lineup begins with five titles hitting streets on March 12th, starting with the Nicolas Cage action-drama Vengeance: A Love Story. In the vein of Death Wish, Cage stars as a detective seeking justice for a single mother that is brutally assaulted in front of her 12-year-old daughter. After the court refuses to put the suspects behind bars, Cage is forced to take action into his own hands.

Film Rise is proud to release Clio Barnard's Dark River. This winner of the Platform Prize at the Toronto International Film Festival is the story of a woman that returns home to her family farm after the death of her father. Having been gone for more than fifteen years, she is forced to face dark memories from her past while attempting to rekindle the relationship with her brother and regain control of her family situation...

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Mary Poppins Returns on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Mary Poppins Returns on Digital March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD March 19 from DisneyDisney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award® nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of “Chicago,” “Nine” and “Into the Woods,” and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe®-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD™/HD and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 19 — with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features.

Bonus material explores the making of “Mary Poppins Returns,” going behind the scenes with the star-studded cast and crew who collaborated to make even the impossible possible. Extensive extras include...

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The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking, 3rd Edition
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The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: From Script to Screen, 3rd Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: From Script to Screen, 3rd Edition.

The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: From Script to Screen explores what goes into the making of Hollywood’s greatest motion pictures. Join veteran script consultant Linda Seger as she examines contemporary and classic screenplays on their perilous journey from script to screen.

This fully revised and updated edition includes interviews with over 80 well-known artists in their fields including writers, producers, directors, actors, editors, composers, and production designers...

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NIGHTFLYERS: SEASON ONE on Blu-Ray and DVD
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NIGHTFLYERS: SEASON ONE available now on Blu-Ray and DVD from Universal PicturesAudiences are blown away by SYFY's terrifying series, NIGHTFLYERS, the gripping space horror series based on the sci-fi novella of the same name from George R.R. Martin. The series is centered around the chilling events onboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship in the galaxy. Building on an already strong fan base among enthusiasts of the novella as well as attracting new viewers, the series leaves audiences wanting more after every spine-tingling scene. Now fans everywhere can own all ten episodes of the haunting series with NIGHTFLYERS: SEASON ONE available now on Blu-Ray and DVD from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Set in the year 2093, NIGHTFLYERS follows a team of scientists aboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, as they embark on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, and to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn't waiting for them in outer space—it's already on their ship...

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Game Anim: Video Game Animation Explained
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Game Anim: Video Game Animation Explained from CRC PressCRC Press has published Game Anim: Video Game Animation Explained, 1st Edition.

What makes the difference between great video game animation and the purely functional, and how does this relatively new medium of non-linear animation creation differ from the more traditional fields of film and television? This book de-mystifies the animation side of game development, explaining every step of the process while providing valuable insights and work philosophies for creating the best game animation for beginners and professionals alike.

Taking readers through a complete game production, this book provides...

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BUMBLEBEE on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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BUMBLEBEE arrives on Digital March 19th and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD April 2nd from ParamountHailed as “fun, action-packed and exciting” (Scott Mantz, Collider), director Travis Knight’s thrilling new film BUMBLEBEE lands on Digital March 19, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD April 2 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Boasting an impressive 93% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, BUMBLEBEE is filled with “personality, wit [and] imagination” (David Fear, Rolling Stone). The Digital*, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray releases are packed with over an hour of exciting special features, including an all-new BUMBLEBEE motion comic following the beloved AUTOBOT on his next adventure. Plus, check out deleted and extended scenes you didn’t see in theaters, including the original opening of the movie, enjoy hilarious outtakes, and see G1 (Generation 1) TRANSFORMERS robots on CYBERTRON through the eyes of BUMBLEBEE with exciting Bee Vision...

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Think Like a UX Researcher
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Think Like a UX Researcher: How to Observe Users, Influence Design, and Shape Business Strategy from CRC PressCRC Press has published Think Like a UX Researcher: How to Observe Users, Influence Design, and Shape Business Strategy.

Think Like a UX Researcher will challenge your preconceptions about user experience (UX) research and encourage you to think beyond the obvious. You’ll discover how to plan and conduct UX research, analyze data, persuade teams to take action on the results and build a career in UX.

The book will help you take a more strategic view of product design so you can focus on optimizing the user’s experience. UX Researchers, Designers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Business Analysts and Marketing Managers will find tools, inspiration and ideas to rejuvenate their thinking, inspire their team and improve their craft...

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If Beale Street Could Talk on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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If Beale Street Could Talk arrives on Digital March 12 and on Blu-ray, DVD March 26 from FoxFrom Academy Award® Winner Barry Jenkins,* adapted from James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel, comes this timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem.

Newly engaged 19-year-old Tish (KiKi Layne) and her fiancé Fonny (Stephan James) have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream in this lush, moving, dramatic film, also starring Academy Award® Nominee Regina King**.

*Adapted Screenplay (Screenplay by Barry Jenkins; Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney), Moonlight, 2016.
**Best Supporting Actress, If Beale Street Could Talk, 2018...

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Clint Eastwood's THE MULE on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Clint Eastwood's THE MULE debuts on Digital March 19 and on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD April 2 from Warner Bros.Witness a man risk it it all when “The Mule” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. From Warner Bros. Pictures, Imperative Entertainment and BRON Creative comes Clint Eastwood’s newest feature film, the drama “The Mule.”

“The Mule” marks Eastwood’s first time on both sides of the camera since he starred in 2009’s critically acclaimed “Gran Torino.” In addition to directing, Oscar winner Clint Eastwood (“Unforgiven,” “Million Dollar Baby,” “Sully,” “American Sniper”) steps in front of the lens again, alongside fellow stars Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born,” “American Sniper”), Oscar nominee Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It”), Michael Peña (“American Hustle,” “Cesar Chavez”), Oscar winner Dianne Wiest (“Hannah and Her Sisters,” “Bullets Over Broadway”) and Oscar nominee Andy Garcia (“Ocean’s Eleven,” “The Godfather: Part III”).

Inspired by a true story, Eastwood directed “The Mule” from a screenplay by Nick Schenk (“Gran Torino”)...

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Datacolor SpyderX Color Calibration Tool
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Datacolor Debuts SpyderX - a Ground-Breaking Color Calibration Solution for MonitorsDatacolor®, a global leader in color management solutions, has launched SpyderX, its fastest, most accurate and easiest to use color calibration tool for monitors. The development of SpyderX is testament to Datacolor’s commitment in advancing color management solutions for photographers, videographers and creative specialists worldwide.

SpyderX uses a fully redesigned color engine that provides significantly increased color accuracy and low light capabilities, giving photographers the confidence needed to achieve their creative vision.

SpyderX enhanced features include:

- Blazing Speed – Taking less than two minutes to calibrate a screen, the SpyderX is several times faster than previous models, with calibration happening so fast it easily becomes part of the workflow....

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