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Data Science and Machine Learning, 1st Edition
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Data Science and Machine Learning: Mathematical and Statistical Methods, 1st Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published Data Science and Machine Learning: Mathematical and Statistical Methods, 1st Edition.

The purpose of Data Science and Machine Learning: Mathematical and Statistical Methods is to provide an accessible, yet comprehensive textbook intended for students interested in gaining a better understanding of the mathematics and statistics that underpin the rich variety of ideas and machine learning algorithms in data science.

Key Features:
- Focuses on mathematical understanding.
- Presentation is self-contained, accessible, and comprehensive.
- Extensive list of exercises and worked-out examples.
- Many concrete algorithms with Python code.
- Full color throughout...

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CLOWN FEAR on DVD, Digital, and On Demand
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Chilling Horror Tale CLOWN FEAR arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand Feb. 18 from LionsgateA runaway bride and her bridesmaids are stranded in a city run by sadistic clowns in Clown Fear, arriving on DVD, Digital, and On Demand February 18 from Lionsgate.

A must-own film for fans of clown horror films (such as the It franchise), the Clown Fear DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
In this creepy, chilling horror tale, a runaway bride and her friends are stranded in a forgotten desert town full of sadistic, bloodthirsty clowns who don’t trust outsiders.

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THE KNIGHT OF SHADOWS on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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THE KNIGHT OF SHADOWS arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital Jan. 21 from Well Go USAJackie Chan, internationally beloved martial arts comedy icon, is back with his newest action-comedy explosion, THE KNIGHT OF SHADOWS, debuting on Digital, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD January 21 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

Chan stars as a legendary demon hunter tracking down beasts that enter the human dimension, assisted by a lawman protégé and a motley group of friendly monsters. Directed by Jia Yan (AKA Vash, Bugs) on an epic scale, THE KNIGHT OF SHADOWS co-stars Lin Peng (Dragon Blade), Ethan Juan (The Assassin) and Elane Zhong (The Resistance).

Synopsis:
Pu Songling (Jackie Chan), a legendary demon hunter, is asked to investigate the mysterious disappearances of young girls from a small village. When he discovers evil forces...

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Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying, 2e
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Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying, 2nd Edition from Focal Press and RoutledgeFocal Press and Routledge have published Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying - From the Legacy of Moog to Software Synthesis, 2nd Edition.

Making its first huge impact in the 1960s through the inventions of Bob Moog, the analog synthesizer sound, riding a wave of later developments in digital and software synthesis, has now become more popular than ever.

Analog Synthesizers charts the technology, instruments, designers, and musicians associated with its three major historical phases: invention in the 1960s–1970s and the music of Walter Carlos, Pink Floyd, Gary Numan, Genesis, Kraftwerk, The Human League, Tangerine Dream, and Jean-Michel Jarre; re-birth in the 1980s–1990s through techno and dance music and jazz fusion; and software synthesis. Now updated, this new edition also includes sections on the explosion from 2000 to the present day in affordable, mass market Eurorack format and other analog instruments, which has helped make the analog synthesizer sound hugely popular once again, particularly in the fields of TV and movie music...

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BLACK AND BLUE on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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BLACK AND BLUE arrives on Digital Dec. 31 and on Blu-ray and DVD Jan. 21 from Sony PicturesAcademy Award nominee Naomie Harris and Tyrese Gibson star in Black and Blue on Digital December 31st and on Blu-ray and DVD January 21st from Sony Pictures.

SYNOPSIS
BLACK AND BLUE is a fast-paced action-thriller about a rookie cop (Academy Award nominee Naomie Harris) who inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realizing that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her (Tyrese Gibson) as she tries to escape the criminals out for revenge and the police who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage.

BLU-RAY, DVD AND DIGITAL BONUS MATERIALS
- Deleted Scenes
- Line of Fire: Director Deon Taylor discusses his vision for the film, how it implements body cameras and what sets it apart from other police-lead thrillers...

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TRAUMA CENTER on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Bruce Willis stars in TRAUMA CENTER on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Feb. 4 from LionsgateNicky Whelan and Golden Globe® and Primetime Emmy® winner Bruce Willis (1985, Best Actor, in a Television Series, TV’s “Moonlighting”; 1987, Outstanding Lead Actor, TV’s “Moonlighting”) star in the action-thriller Trauma Center, arriving on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD February 4 from Lionsgate. This film is currently available On Demand.

From an executive producer of Live Free or Die Hard and A Good Day to Die Hard, Trauma Center also stars Tito Ortiz, Texas Battle, and Steve Guttenberg, and will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
Screen legend Bruce Willis plays Lt. Wakes, a vengeful police detective determined to solve the murders of his partner and an informant...

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I SEE YOU on DVD, Digital and On Demand
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I SEE YOU now on Digital and On Demand, and on DVD Jan. 21 from ParamountParamount has announced the thriller I SEE YOU starring Academy Award Winner Helen Hunt is now in theaters, is now on Digital and On Demand, and arrives on DVD January 21st.

Synopsis: When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper (Jon Tenney) struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie (Helen Hunt). Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at Jackie's grip on reality. But after a malicious presence manifests itself in their home and puts their son, Connor (Judah Lewis), in mortal danger, the cold, hard truth about evil in the Harper household is finally uncovered.

The film is directed by Adam Randall, produced by Matt Waldeck, and written by Devon Graye...

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THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER 4K Limited Edition Steelbook
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THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER arrives on 4K Ultra HD Limited Edition Steelbook Feb. 25 from ParamountOn March 2, 1990, moviegoers were first introduced to Tom Clancy’s legendary CIA analyst Jack Ryan when the thrilling and suspense-filled THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER debuted in theaters. Now fans can relive every tension-laden moment with a special 30th anniversary Limited Collector’s Edition 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Steelbook, arriving February 25, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Based on Tom Clancy's bestseller, directed by John McTiernan (Die Hard), and starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER seethes with high-tech excitement and sweats with the tension of men who hold Doomsday in their hands. A new technologically-superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius (Connery). The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst named Jack Ryan (Baldwin) has a different idea...

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PASSPORT TO PIMLICO on Blu-ray
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PASSPORT TO PIMLICO arrives on Blu-ray for the First Time in North America Dec. 31 from Film MovementDuring the worst heat wave in years, the sleepy district of Pimlico dozes...at least until London's last unexploded WWII-era bomb goes off with a deafening roar, flinging its citizens headlong into a fantastic adventure. Directed by Henry Cornelius (The Galloping Major) and written by the talented T.E.B Clarke, (responsible for another comedy classic, 1951's The Lavender Hill Mob), the whimsically charming PASSPORT TO PIMLICO has been hailed by Time Out as "perhaps the most Ealingish of the Ealing comedies." Nominated for both an Academy Award® for Best Writing, Story & Screenplay and a BAFTA Award, Film Movement Classics brings this Official Selection at Cannes to North America for the very first time on Blu-ray, digitally restored for optimal viewing and loaded with extras.

Investigating the crater caused by the explosion, Arthur Pemberton and his daughter Shirley unearth a buried cellar containing both fabulous riches and an unknown 15th Century royal charter from King Edward IV...

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THE TITFIELD THUNDERBOLT on Blu-ray
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THE TITFIELD THUNDERBOLT arrives on Blu-ray for the First Time in North America Dec. 31 from Film MovementA comical and delightful tale of community spirit, written by celebrated Ealing regular and Academy Award® Winner T.E.B. Clarke (The Lavender Hill Mob, Barnacle Bill), directed by Charles Crichton (A Fish Called Wanda, The Lavender Hill Mob) 1953's THE TITFIELD THUNDERBOLT tells the story of the inhabitants of the tiny village of Titfield, who endeavor to prove that their single-track railway is a vital form of transportation in this digitally-restored classic from Ealing Studios, whose output from the 1940s and 1950s helped define the Golden Age for British Cinema and the birthplace of the most delectable crop of films to decorate postwar cinema.

After British Railways announce the closure of the Titfield to Mallingford branch line, a group of local residents make a bid to run it themselves...

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Mixing Audio, 3rd Edition
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Mixing Audio: Concepts, Practices, and Tools, 3rd Edition from Focal Press and RoutledgeFocal Press and Routledge have published Mixing Audio: Concepts, Practices, and Tools, 3rd Edition -- a vital read for anyone wanting to succeed in the field of mixing.

This book covers the entire mixing process – from fundamental concepts to advanced techniques. Packed full of photos, graphs, diagrams, and audio samples, it teaches the importance of a mixing vision, how to craft and evaluate your mix, and then take it a step further. The book describes the theory, the tools used, and how these are put into practice while creating mixes.

The companion website, featuring over 2,000 audio samples as well as Pro Tools/ Multitrack Audio Sessions, is a perfect complement to the third edition...

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The House By The Cemetery 3-Disc Limited Edition
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Blue Underground's The House By The Cemetery 3-Disc Limited Edition Blu-ray arrives Jan. 21 from MVD EntertainmentA young family moves from their cramped New York City apartment to a spacious new home in New England. But this is no ordinary house in the country: the previous owner was the deranged Dr. Freudstein, whose monstrous human experiments have left a legacy of bloody mayhem. Now, someone - or something - is alive in the basement, and home sweet home is about to become a horrific hell on earth.

Catriona MacColl (THE BEYOND), Paolo Malco (THE NEW YORK RIPPER), Ania Pieroni (TENEBRE), Carlo De Mejo (CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD), and Dagmar Lassander (HATCHET FOR THE HONEYMOON) star in this outrageous Italian shocker from 'The Godfather of Gore,' Lucio Fulci (ZOMBIE). Blue Underground is now proud to present THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY in a new 4K restoration from the original uncut and uncensored camera negative, fully loaded with exclusive new and archival Extras!

Disc 1 (Blu-ray) Feature Film + Extras
- NEW! Audio Commentary with Troy Howarth, Author of Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and His Films...

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On Animation: The Director's Perspective Vol 1
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On Animation: The Director's Perspective Vol 1 from CRC PressCRC Press has published On Animation: The Director's Perspective Vol 1, 1st Edition.

Be a fly on the wall as industry leaders Bill Kroyer and Tom Sito take us through insightful face-to-face interviews, revealing, in these two volumes, the journeys of 23 world-class directors as they candidly share their experiences and personal views on the process of making feature animated films. The interviews were produced and edited by Ron Diamond.

Your job is not to be the one with the answers. You should be the one that gets the answers. That’s your job. You need to make friends and get to know your crew. These folks are your talent, your bag of tricks. And that’s where you’re going to find answers to the big problems - Andrew Stanton...

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil arrives on Digital Dec. 31 and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Jan. 14 from DisneyRing in the new year with Disney’s most iconic villain: “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” — which soared to No. 1 worldwide opening weekend and earned an A CinemaScore and a 95% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes — releases on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and Movies Anywhere on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, and physically on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD on Jan. 14, 2020. The thrilling sequel to 2014’s “Maleficent,” starring Angelina Jolie as Maleficent and Elle Fanning as her goddaughter Aurora, arrives home with brand-new bonus features, extended scenes, outtakes and an exclusive extra for Digital consumers.

Bonus features take viewers behind-the-scenes with the all-star cast to explore the making of “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.” Extended scenes reveal how Queen Ingrith (Michelle Pfeiffer) manipulates Aurora into questioning Maleficient and accelerating her wedding plans. Featurettes include interviews with Jolie, who discusses Maleficent’s origins and the cast who portray the Fey, and Fanning, who gushes over Aurora’s fairytale wedding. Filmmakers showcase the visual effects behind the film’s stunning landscapes and the seemingly effortless flight of the Fey. Additional extras include “You Can’t Stop The Girl,” a music video performed by Bebe Rexha, and hilarious outtakes, ranging from uncooperative cats to uncontrollable giggles on set...

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BOYZ N THE HOOD on 4K Ultra HD
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1991 Modern Classic BOYZ N THE HOOD arrives on 4K Ultra HD Feb. 4 from Sony PicturesBOYZ N THE HOOD is the critically acclaimed coming-of-age story of growing up in a South Central Los Angeles neighborhood. It is a place where harmony co-exists with adversity, especially for three young men growing up there: Doughboy (Ice Cube), an unambitious drug dealer; his brother Ricky (Morris Chestnut), a college-bound teenage father; and Ricky's best friend Tre (Cuba Gooding, Jr.), who aspires to a brighter future beyond "The Hood."

In a world where a trip to the store can end in death, the friends have diverse reactions to their bleak surroundings. Tre's resolve is strengthened by a strong father (Larry Fishburne) who keeps him on the right track. But the lessons Tre learns are put to the ultimate test when tragedy strikes close to home, and retaliation seems the only recourse.

BONUS FEATURES

4K ULTRA HD INCLUDES:
- John Singleton Tribute
- Theatrical Press Conference
- Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
- Theatrical Trailer...

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