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FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing: 10th Anniversary Edition
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FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing: 10th Anniversary Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing: 10th Anniversary Edition. Bring your artwork to life with the power of the FORCE! Watch, listen, and follow along as Mike Mattesi demonstrates the fundamental FORCE line and explains dynamic figure drawing techniques through 30 videos that are launched through the book's companion App.

Packed with superb, powerfully drawn examples, the updated third edition of FORCE features an all-new section on the "FORCE blob," and dozens of fresh illustrations. Mike Mattesi’s 10th anniversary edition of FORCE will teach readers how to put thought and imagination to paper. Whether you are an illustrator, animator, comic book artist, or student, you'll learn to use rhythm, shape, and line to bring out the life in any subject...

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MAGLITE ML150LR LED Flashlight Rechargeable System
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Mag Instrument, Inc. announces The MAGLITE ML150LR LED Flashlight Rechargeable SystemMag Instrument, Inc., the world leader in flashlight technology, will introduce its most powerful flashlight yet -- the rechargeable ML150 LR™. Despite its mid-size (C-cell format) dimensions, the ML150LR™ generates a stunning 1,000 lumens* and achieves a beam distance of over a quarter-mile. And thanks to multiple power settings and critical efficiency innovations, it can run for up to 75 hours on a single charge of its state-of-the-art Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery.

In achieving this performance milestone, Mag Instrument's research and development team started by tackling a long-known problem: An LED light engine must be kept cool to run efficiently, and poor heat dissipation is a serious performance-limiting factor with high-output LEDs...

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JLab Audio Gravity Bluetooth Neckband Adaptor and Earbuds
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JLab Audio Launches Gravity Bluetooth Neckband Adaptor and EarbudsThe award-winning brand, JLab Audio, has launched their next innovative Bluetooth product. The Gravity Bluetooth Neckband Adaptor transforms wired earbuds into wireless: Plug in any earbud (any brand with a standard 3.5mm jack) or use the earbuds included to GO wireless for up to 10 hours with the built-in Bluetooth connector. Utilizing Bluetooth 4.1 you can connect to your device from up to 30 feet away and continue hands free with controls and a high definition microphone for calls. Sitting comfortably as a collar-style neckband, the Gravity is packaged with JBuds Pro already in place so you can get to listening right out of the box. Available for preorder now at MSRP $39.99.

Perfect for the multi-tasking professional, the Gravity Neckband is designed to take your favorite wired earbuds and instantly transition them from wired to Bluetooth wireless...

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Practical Recording Techniques, 7th Edition
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Practical Recording Techniques: The Step-by-Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording, 7th Ed from Focal PressFocal Press has published Practical Recording Techniques: The Step-by-Step Approach to Professional Audio Recording, 7th Edition. Practical Recording Techniques covers all aspects of recording, perfect for beginning and intermediate recording engineers, producers, musicians, and audio enthusiasts. Filled with tips and shortcuts, this hands-on, practical guide gives advice on equipping a home studio (whether low-budget or advanced) and suggestions for set-up, acoustics, effects, choosing mics and monitor speakers, and preventing hum.

This best-selling guide also instructs how to mike instruments and vocals, judge recordings and improve them, work with MIDI and loops, do mastering, and put your music on the web. Two chapters cover live recording of classical and popular music...

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Supergirl: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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Supergirl: The Complete Second Season arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital August 22 from Warner BrosJust in time for the third season on The CW, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings you all-new Super-Villains and more family drama with the release of Supergirl: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray and DVD on August 22, 2017.

Delivering 4.2 million Total Viewers weekly, Supergirl is the #2 series on The CW, just after The Flash for Live+7.⃰ Fans can purchase the set which, in addition to all 22 super-powered episodes, contains an exclusive commentary with Andrew Kreisberg and Kevin Smith, the show’s 2016 Comic-Con panel, featurettes, and more! Supergirl: The Complete Second Season is priced to own at $49.99 SRP for the DVD and $54.97 SRP for the Blu-ray which includes a Digital Copy. Supergirl: The Complete Second Season is also available to own on Digital HD via purchase from digital retailers...

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Kong: Skull Island on 4K, 3D, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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Kong: Skull Island debuts on 4K, 3D, Blu-ray, DVD July 18 and on Digital June 20 from Warner BrosSee the origins of one of the most powerful monster myths of all when “Kong: Skull Island” arrives onto Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. This compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (“The Kings of Summer”) tells the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers uniting to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful.

“Kong: Skull Island” stars Tom Hiddleston (“The Avengers,” “Thor: The Dark World”), Oscar® nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Best Supporting Actor, “The Color Purple,” 1994, “Pulp Fiction,”), John Goodman (“Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Argo”), Oscar winner Brie Larson (Best Actress, “Room,” 2015) and Oscar nominee John C. Reilly (Best Supporting Actor,“Chicago,” 2003)...

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The Zookeeper's Wife on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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The Zookeeperss Wife debuts on Digital HD June 20 and Blu-ray, DVD, VOD July 4 from Universal PicturesBased on the true story told in The New York Times best seller by Diane Ackerman, the critically acclaimed and heart-pounding WWII drama The Zookeeper’s Wife debuts on Digital HD on June 20, 2017 and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on July 4, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Directed by Niki Caro (North Country) from a screenplay adaptation by Angela Workman (Snow Flower and the Secret Fan), the “riveting & inspiring” (Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press) film stars two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain (The Help), Johan Heldenbergh (The Broken Circle Breakdown), Michael McElhatton (Game of Thrones), and Golden Globe Award nominee Daniel Brühl (Rush). Focus Features’ The Zookeeper’s Wife on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD comes packed with exclusive bonus content including deleted scenes as well as a special behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film and captivating interviews with the real-life Żabiński family...

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Spark: A Space Tail on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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Spark: A Space Tail debuts on on Digital HD June 27 and Blu-ray, DVD, VOD July 11 from Universal PicturesA fearless teenage monkey and his brave friends embark on a mission to save the universe in the out of this world animated adventure, Spark: A Space Tail, arriving on Digital HD on June 27, 2017 and on Blu-ray™, DVD, and On Demand July 11, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Packed with side-splitting comedy and fantastically colorful characters and visuals, the film boasts an all-star voice cast including Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby), Susan Sarandon ("Feud"), Jessica Biel (Playing for Keeps), Patrick Stewart (Logan) and Jace Norman (Henry Danger). A fun and entertaining film for the whole family to enjoy, Spark: A Space Tail on Blu-ray and DVD include exciting bonus content such as behind-the-scenes featurettes and an art reel that takes viewers deeper into Spark's vibrant world and the film's heroic characters...

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Their Finest on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD
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Their Finest arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD on July 11 from LionsgateBased on the best-selling novel by Lissa Evans, the delightful and heartwarming period piece, Their Finest, arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD) and DVD on July 11 from Lionsgate; Digital HD on June 30 and On Demand on July 11 from EuropaCorp. From the producers of Brooklyn and Carol, Their Finest takes place in Britain during World War II and tells the story of a film crew as they create a movie to boost the country’s morale after the Blitz. Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Golden Globe® winner Bill Nighy (2007, Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television, Gideon’s Daughter) lead an all-star cast in what Andrew Barker at Variety considers “a relentlessly charming romantic comedy.” Directed by Lone Scherfig (An Education, One Day), the Their Finest Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: 1940, London, the Blitz. With England’s morale at stake, Catrin (Gemma Arterton), an untried screenwriter, works under fire with a makeshift cast and crew to make a film to lift the nation’s flagging spirits, and inspire America to join the war...

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Lucifer: The Complete Second Season on DVD and Blu-ray
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Lucifer: The Complete Second Season debuts on DVD and Blu-ray on August 22 from Warner BrosPut on your devilish grin as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings home the hit series Lucifer: The Complete Second Season on DVD on August 22, 2017. Lucifer delivers over 6.2 million Total Viewers weekly, and is the #3 scripted series on FOX with Households and Total Viewers*. "Lucifans" can binge on all 18 hell-raising episodes from the second season, and indulge in thrilling extras including the 2016 Comic-Con Panel, a new featurette, a hilarious gag reel, and never-before-seen deleted scenes. Lucifer: The Complete Second Season will be available at all major retailers, and is priced to own at $39.99 SRP.

Lucifer: The Complete Second Season will also be available on Blu-ray courtesy of Warner Archive Collection. The Blu-ray release includes all bonus features on the DVD, and is also arriving August 22, 2017. Warner Archive Blu-ray releases are easily found at Amazon.com and all major online retailers...

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The Originals: The Complete Fourth Season on DVD and Blu-ray
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The Originals: The Complete Fourth Season debuts on DVD and Blu-ray August 29 from Warner BrosGet ready to feast on The Originals: The Complete Fourth Season as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the DVD on August 29, 2017. Bring a piece of The French Quarter home with all 13 one-hour episodes from season four, the 2016 Comic-Con panel, never-before-seen deleted scenes, and a hilarious gag reel. The Originals: The Complete Fourth Season will be priced to own on DVD at a new low price of $24.98 SRP.

To accommodate fan requests, The Originals: The Complete Fourth Season is also available on Blu-ray courtesy of Warner Archive Collection. The Blu-ray release includes all bonus features on the DVD, and is also arriving August 29, 2017. Warner Archive Blu-ray releases are found at Amazon.com and all major online retailers...

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Vestron's Warlock Collection on Limited Edition Blu-ray
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Vestron's Warlock Collection arrives on Limited Edition Blu-ray July 25 from LionsgateThe Vestron Video Collector’s Series is looking to cast the ultimate spell with the upcoming release of the Warlock Collection, arriving for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray on July 25 from Lionsgate. A 17th-century Warlock is transported to the 20th century, where he looks to end all of creation. The 2-disc Warlock Collection set includes all three films from the Warlock franchise: Warlock, Warlock: The Armageddon, and Warlock III: The End of Innocence, and are packed with all-new special features, including audio commentaries, isolated score selections, interviews, TV spots, still galleries, making-of featurettes, and more! Restored and remastered, the Warlock Collection Vestron Video Collector’s Series Blu-ray will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.97.

WARLOCK COLLECTION OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
An evil warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century and works to unleash Satan upon the world in these three supernaturally chilling films...

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REVIEW: The Salesman
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REVIEW: The Salesman“Written, directed and produced by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, this riveting tale of love, revenge, and forgiveness stars Taraneh Alidoosti and Shahab Hosseini as a young married couple living in Tehran whose lives and relationship are forever altered by an unexpected act of violence... After their old apartment becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. However, once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of the new home dramatically changes the couple’s life, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.” That is the official description for The Salesman, now available on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, which has provided NewTechReview with a NFR copy for review.

It’s unfortunate that the bright lights of Hollywood blockbusters often blind us to some of the very deserving foreign films out there. Of course, there’s also the fact that many American viewers don’t want to give foreign films a chance because they are not familiar with the culture and language, and they have to deal with reading subtitles, which can sometimes take away from the enjoyment of a film. Even so, filmmaker Asghar Aarhadi has been flourishing with his directorial skills in features like The Past, A Separation, and now The Salesman...

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Tommy's Honour on DVD and Digital HD
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Tommy's Honour arrives on Digital HD June 30 and on DVD July 18 from LionsgateWitness the inspirational true story of the father-son duo who revolutionized the modern game of golf when Tommy’s Honour arrives on Digital HD June 30 and on DVD July 18 from Lionsgate. The compelling drama features standout performances from Peter Mullan and Jack Lowden who play the father-son golf champions who grow together in their fame, fortune, and misfortune. Also starring Golden Globe® nominee Sam Neill (1999, Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Merlin) and winner of the Best Feature Film at the 2016 British Academy Scotland Awards, the Tommy’s Honour DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Tommy’s Honour is the inspirational, true story of “Old” Tom and “Young” Tommy Morris, the real-life father-and-son team that revolutionized the modern game of golf...

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Riverdale: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray and DVD
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Riverdale: The Complete First Season arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on August 15 from Warner BrosUnlock the mystery and dive into small town secrets as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases Riverdale: The Complete First Season on DVD on August 15, 2017. Premiering with 2.4 million viewers, The CW’s top new show across all major demos* is created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Glee, Big Love), produced by Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Blindspot), and stars KJ Apa (Shortland Street), Lili Reinhart (The Kings of Summer), Camila Mendes (Randy Doe), Cole Sprouse (The Suite Life of Zack and Cody), Marisol Nichols (Big Momma’s House 2), Madelaine Petsch (The Curse of Sleeping Beauty), Ashleigh Murray (Deidra & Laney Rob a Train), Mädchen Amick (Twin Peaks), and Luke Perry (Beverly Hills 90210).

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is also an executive producer, along with Sarah Schechter (Arrow, Blindspot, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), and Jon Goldwater (Publisher/CEO, Archie Comics). The release contains all 13 gripping episodes from the first season, and includes new bonus content, and never-before-seen deleted scenes, and a gag reel. Riverdale: The Complete First Season is priced to own at $39.99 SRP. Riverdale: The Complete First Season is also available to own on Digital HD via purchase from digital retailers...

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