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THE FOREIGNER on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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THE FOREIGNER arrives on Digital Dec. 26 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand Jan. 9 from UniversalGlobal superstar Jackie Chan (Rush Hour trilogy) returns to the big screen like you’ve never seen him before in the action-packed film, The Foreigner, arriving on Digital on December 26, 2017 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 9, 2018 from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Directed by Martin Campbell (Casino Royale), the film also stars Pierce Brosnan (Tomorrow Never Dies), Katie Leung (Harry Potter franchise), Orla Brady (Wuthering Heights), Charlie Murphy (Philomena), and Michael McElhatton (“Game of Thrones”). With impressive action sequences and edge-of-your-seat twists and turns, The Foreigner, from STXfilms (Bad Moms franchise), tells a compelling and emotional story of justice, redemption, and retribution. Filled with gripping and explosive scenes, the film also comes with special bonus features including a behind-the-scenes look into the making of the film and interviews with the cast.

Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan star in The Foreigner, a timely action thriller from the director of Casino Royale and Goldeneye...

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Happy Death Day on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Happy Death Day arrives on Digital Jan. 2 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand Jan. 16 from UniversalUniversal Pictures Home Entertainment presents the "fun horror ride" (Don Kaye, Den of Geek) Happy Death Day, where a college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity. Perfect for horror fans, this film is available on Digital in 4K Ultra HD and standard definition as well as via the all-new digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on January 2, 2018 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand January 16, 2018. Own Happy Death Day on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital and be the first to see the never-before-seen alternate ending, deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, plus much more!

Blumhouse (Split, Get Out, The Purge) produces this original and inventive rewinding thriller in which a blissfully self-centered co-ed Tree (Jessica Rothe, La La Land) is doomed to relive the day of her murder unless...

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England Is Mine on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Morrissey biopic England Is Mine coming to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital December 12th from MVD EntertainmentENGLAND IS MINE is a new drama about the early days of Morrissey, the iconic pop star and original front man for the seminal band, The Smiths. Directed by Academy Award® and BAFTA-nominee Mark Gill, the film stars Jack Lowden as the artist formerly known as Steven Patrick Morrissey and Jessica Brown Findlay of "Downton Abbey" fame as his soul mate and muse.

Set in Thatcher's Britain of the 70's and 80's, a time when working class Manchester was beset by unemployment and riots, the film tells the story of 17 year-old Steven (Lowden), a painfully shy, intellectually precocious loner who lives for, and writes about, the burgeoning local music scene-a surprisingly vibrant subculture in an otherwise drab industrial city. Too intimidated to join that scene, he writes reviews from the sidelines, imagining what he would do if he were on stage...

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Horror Thriller IT on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Horror Thriller IT arrives on Digital Dec. 19 and on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD Jan. 9 from Warner Bros.You’ll float too when “IT” arrives onto 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. New Line Cinema’s blockbuster horror thriller “IT,” directed by Andy Muschietti (“Mama”), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades.

“IT” stars Bill Skarsgård (“Allegiant,” TV’s “Hemlock Grove”) as the story’s central villain, Pennywise. An ensemble of young actors also star in the film, including Jaeden Lieberher (“Midnight Special”), Jeremy Ray Taylor (“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”), Sophia Lillis (“37”), Finn Wolfhard (TV’s “Stranger Things”), Wyatt Oleff (“Guardians of the Galaxy”), Chosen Jacobs (upcoming “Cops and Robbers”), Jack Dylan Grazer (“Tales of Halloween”), Nicholas Hamilton (“Captain Fantastic”) and Jackson Robert Scott, making his film debut...

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Batman: Gotham By Gaslight on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Batman: Gotham By Gaslight debuts on Digital Jan. 23 and on 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD Feb. 6 from Warner Bros.The first true Elseworlds tale from DC comes to animated life as a steampunk Batman hunts Jack the Ripper through the shadows of turn-of-the-century Gotham City in Batman: Gotham By Gaslight. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the all-new, feature-length animated film arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting January 23, 2018, and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD February 6, 2018. Order due date is January 2, 2018.

Inspired by the landmark one-shot Elseworlds tale by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola, Batman: Gotham By Gaslight will be available in several popular formats as only the second Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack ($39.99 SRP) release of a DC Universe Movie. The film will also be available as a Blu-ray Combo Pack ($24.98 SRP) and DVD ($19.98 SRP), and Digital ($19.99 HD, $14.99 SD). The Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack features...

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Battle of the Sexes on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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BATTLE OF THE SEXES Arrives on Digital Dec. 19 and Blu-ray and DVD on Jan. 2 from FoxBattle of the Sexes debuts on Digital December 19th and on Blu-ray and DVD January 2nd from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Emma Stone and Steve Carell bring their A game to this crowd-pleaser based on the electrifying true story of the 1973 tennis match between women’s champion Billie Jean King (Stone) and former men’s champ Bobby Riggs (Carell). Filled with heart, humor and biting wit, Battle of the Sexes is a triumphant celebration of the historic contest that changed the game!

BATTLE OF THE SEXES Bonus Features Include:...

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Ozobot Evo App-Connected Coding Robot
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Ozobot releases updated Evo, Designed for the Next Generation of CreatorsOzobot, makers of award-winning robots for the next generation of creators, announced the latest updated release of their Evo sku, a completely connected robot that encourages creative thinking and social interaction in kids ages 8 and up. The all-new, app-connected Evo sku has been greatly enhanced from the original version with three new added tricks, a revamped on-boarding experience that encourages progression through a gamified award system, and an upgraded app.

“Robot collaboration with humans is already happening and most children are not prepared for a future when robots are ubiquitous,” said Nader Hamda, CEO and Founder of Ozobot. “Our goal at Ozobot is to prepare the next generation with the tools they need to succeed in the constantly evolving, fast-paced world of technology and our latest Evo update does just that as a collaborative companion that grows with the times...”

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FLATLINERS on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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FLATLINERS Debuts on Digital December 12 and on Blu-ray and DVD December 26 from Sony PicturesAcademy Award® nominee Ellen Page (Best Actress, Juno, 2007), Diego Luna (Rogue One) and Nina Dobrev (“The Vampire Diaries”) star in the contemporary take on the 90’s fan favorite FLATLINERS, debuting on digital December 12 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD December 26 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The supernatural thriller follows five medical students obsessed with what lies beyond the confines of life. They embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. Also experiencing the chilling consequences of exploring the one line that should never be crossed are James Norton (“War & Peace”), Kiersey Clemons (Justice League) and Kiefer Sutherland (the original Flatliners)...

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Hell or High Water on 4K Ultra HD
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Hell or High Water arrives on 4K Ultra HD February 13 from LionsgateNominated for four Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Jeff Bridges), Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing, relive every heart-racing moment of Hell or High Water when it arrives on 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™ and Digital) February 13 from Lionsgate.

Written by Taylor Sheridan (Sicario) and directed by David Mackenzie, experience four times the resolution of Full HD with 4K, which is also joined by Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range (HDR) to bring to life the stunning cinematography of this modern-day western. Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors. The release also features...

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THE ADVENTURERS on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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THE ADVENTURERS Races onto Digital December 5 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack January 2 from Well Go USAHong Kong Superstar Andy Lau (House of Flying Daggers, Internal Affairs) as a charismatic thief is pursued by French icon Jean Reno (Leon: The Professional, The Da Vinci Code, Mission Impossible) as a tenacious detective in the globetrotting caper film THE ADVENTURERS, stealing onto on digital December 5 and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack January 2 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

Infamous thief Cheung Tan (Lau) has recently been released from prison. Cheung immediately plots a heist with his partners in order to steal precious jewels in Europe. Meanwhile, French detective Pierre (Reno) has been hot on Cheung’s trails for many years. This time, he decides to capture Cheung and his gang of thieves for good. Directed by Stephen Fung (Tai Chi Zero, Tai Chi Hero), THE ADVENTURERS also stars Shu Qi (The Transporter, The Assassin) and Zhang Jingchu (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation). Bonus materials include a three-part Making-of featurette that highlights the talented cast...

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My Little Pony: The Movie on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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My Little Pony: The Movie debuts on Digital Dec. 19 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand Jan. 9 from LionsgateJoin the “truly magical adventure” (Mike Reyes, CinemaBlend) of the Mane 6 and their new friends when My Little Pony: The Movie comes home on Digital December 19 and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand January 9 from Lionsgate.

Best friends Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Fluttershy, and Rarity team up in their most epic adventure yet! This new installment of the global phenomenon features the Mane 6 voices of “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” accompanied by Golden Globe® winner Emily Blunt (Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy, Into the Woods, 2015), Primetime Emmy® winner Kristin Chenoweth (Best Supporting Actress, “Pushing Daisies,” 2009), Golden Globe® nominee Liev Schreiber (Best Actor in a TV Series – Drama, “Ray Donovan,” 2017), Michael Peña (The Martian, Ant-Man franchise), Sia, Taye Diggs (Chicago, “Private Practice”), Golden Globe® nominee Uzo Aduba (Best Supporting Actress – Television, “Orange Is the New Black,” 2016), and Zoe Saldana (Avatar, Guardians of the Galaxy franchise)...

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Fluid Engine Development
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Fluid Engine Development from CRC PressCRC Press has published Fluid Engine Development. From the splash of breaking waves to turbulent swirling smoke, the mathematical dynamics of fluids are varied and continue to be one of the most challenging aspects in animation. Fluid Engine Development demonstrates how to create a working fluid engine through the use of particles and grids, and even a combination of the two.

Core algorithms are explained from a developer’s perspective in a practical, approachable way that will not overwhelm readers. The Code Repository offers further opportunity for growth and discussion with continuously changing content and source codes. This book helps to serve as the ultimate guide to navigating complex fluid animation and development.

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D.O.A.: A Right Of Passage on Blu-ray and DVD
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D.O.A.: A Right Of Passage in Theaters in November and on Blu-ray and DVD December 8 from MVDD.O.A.: A Right Of Passage is the ground-breaking classic rockumentary about the origin of punk rock. The film will be coming to select theaters in mid-November, and will also be available in a collector's edition Blu-ray + DVD package.

"High Times is pleased to finally uncover and restore this extraordinary, vintage film - D.O.A.," said High Times owner and CEO Adam Levin.

The vision for the film can be attributed to two people: Tom Forcade (the founder of High Times magazine) and filmmaker Lech Kowalski (East of Paradise). The production centered around the Sex Pistols 1978 tour of the US, which ended with the group breaking up. Forcade and Kowalski followed the band with handheld cameras through the clubs and bars during their seven-city U.S. tour...

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KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE arrives on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD December 12 from FoxRejoin the world’s most elite secret service when Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD December 12. Director Matthew Vaughn returns to helm the sequel in his signature kick-ass style, with stars Colin Firth, Taron Egerton and Mark Strong reprising the roles that helped make Kingsman a global phenomenon.

Kingsman: The Secret Service introduced the world to Kingsman. In Kingsman: The Golden Circle, our heroes face a new challenge when their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage. Their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, and in a new adventure, these two elite, secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy. Kingsman: The Golden Circle stars Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, with Elton John and Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges...

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National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook, 11th Edition
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National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook, 11th Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook, 11th Edition. The NAB Engineering Handbook is the definitive resource for broadcast engineers. It provides in-depth information about each aspect of the broadcast chain from audio and video contribution through an entire broadcast facility all the way to the antenna.

New topics include Ultra High Definition Television, Internet Radio Interfacing and Streaming, ATSC 3.0, Digital Audio Compression Techniques, Digital Television Audio Loudness Management, and Video Format and Standards Conversion. Important updates have been made to incumbent topics such as AM, Shortwave, FM and Television Transmitting Systems, Studio Lighting, Cameras, and Principles of Acoustics...

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