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The Kid Who Would Be King on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD
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The Kid Who Would Be King arrives on 4K Ultra-HD, Blu-ray and DVD April 16 from FoxOld school magic meets the modern world in the epic family-friendly adventure, The Kid Who Would Be King. Alex thinks he’s just another nobody, getting bullied at school and told what to do by his teachers, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, with the help of the legendary wizard Merlin, he must unite his friends and school yard enemies into an allied band of knights to defeat the wicked enchantress Morgana. With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be and save the world.

Touted as, “One of the best kids’ adventure movies in recent memory” (Matt Goldberg, Collider), and Certified Fresh™ on Rotten Tomatoes®, The Kid Who Would Be King arrives on 4K Ultra-HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD April 16...

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We Die Young on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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We Die Young arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital on April 9 from LionsgateAction legend Jean-Claude Van Damme takes a powerful and dramatic turn in the action-packed crime thriller We Die Young, available on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital on April 9 from Lionsgate. This film is currently available On Demand. Lucas, a 14-year-old boy inducted into gang life in Washington, D.C., is determined that his 10-year-old brother won't follow the same path with the help of an Afghanistan war veteran (Van Damme). The We Die Young Blu-ray and DVD includes a commentary with writer-director Lior Gellar and members of the cast, a storyboard-to-screen comparison, and the featurette “On the Set of We Die Young,” and will be available for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

Also available is the We Die Young original motion picture soundtrack with music by Erez Koskas...

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Cyanotype: The Blueprint in Contemporary Practice
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Cyanotype: The Blueprint in Contemporary Practice from Focal PressFocal Press has published Cyanotype: The Blueprint in Contemporary Practice, 1st Edition.

Cyanotype: The Blueprint in Contemporary Practice is a two part book on the much admired blue print process. Part One is a comprehensive how-to on the cyanotype process for both beginner and advanced practitioners, with lots of photographs and clear, step-by-step directions and formulas. Part Two highlights contemporary artists who are using cyanotype, making work that ranges from the photographic to the abstract, from the traditional to the conceptual, with tips on their personal cyanotype methods alongside their work. These artists illustrate cyanotype’s widespread use in contemporary photography today, probably the most of any alternative process...

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Creative Character Design, 2nd Edition
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Creative Character Design, 2nd Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published Creative Character Design, 2nd Edition.

Create compelling, original characters using archetypes and design elements such as shadows and line with the tips and techniques found in this image-packed book.

Bryan Tillman bridges the gap between the technique of drawing characters and the theory of good character design by using case studies, examples of professional art, and literary and pop culture references to teach you how to develop a character, not just draw one.

The book also features...

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GLASS on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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GLASS arrives on Digital April 2 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD April 16 from Universal PicturesWriter-Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs) completes a mind-bending trilogy created nearly twenty years ago with GLASS, a comic book thriller available on Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on April 2, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on April 16, 2019, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

GLASS is a grounded-in-reality, comic-book thriller where the heroes and villains are people first. The thrilling culmination to the trilogy that started with Unbreakable and Split, stars James McAvoy (Split, Atonement), Samuel L. Jackson (Hitman's Bodyguard, Avengers Franchise), Bruce Willis (Unbreakable, Die Hard), Sarah Paulson (Ocean's Eight, "American Horror Story") and Anya-Taylor Joy (Split, The Witch). Go inside the mind of master of suspense M. Night Shyamalan to uncover the connections and references that bring the three films together in one universe. Experience more than sixty minutes of never-before-seen features elaborating on his process and artistic vision including an in-depth look at the making of the film, deep insights on the characters, a never-before-seen alternate opening, and deleted scenes...

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The Complete Guide to Perspective Drawing
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The Complete Guide to Perspective Drawing: From One-Point to Six-Point from RoutledgeRoutledge has published The Complete Guide to Perspective Drawing: From One-Point to Six-Point from Routledge, 1st Edition.

Computers can calculate perspective angles and create a drawing for us, but the spontaneity of mark making, the tactile quality of a writing surface, the weight of a drawing instrument, and the immediacy of the human touch are sensations that keep traditional drawing skills perpetually relevant.

The sensuality and convenience of the hand persists and will survive as a valuable communication tool, as will the need to accurately express your ideas on paper. As a professional...

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The Internet Book, 5th Edition
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The Internet Book: Everything You Need to Know about Computer Networking and How the Internet Works, 5th EditionCRC Press has published The Internet Book: Everything You Need to Know about Computer Networking and How the Internet Works, 5th Edition.

The Internet Book, Fifth Edition explains how computers communicate, what the Internet is, how the Internet works, and what services the Internet offers. It is designed for readers who do not have a strong technical background — early chapters clearly explain the terminology and concepts needed to understand all the services. It helps the reader to understand the technology behind the Internet, appreciate how the Internet can be used, and discover why people find it so exciting. In addition, it explains the origins of the Internet and shows the reader how rapidly it has grown. It also provides information on how to avoid scams and exaggerated marketing claims...

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BLACK HAWK DOWN on 4K Ultra HD
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BLACK HAWK DOWN debuts on 4K Ultra HD May 7 from Sony Pictures Home EntertainmentJosh Hartnett (Pearl Harbor), Ewan McGregor (Star Wars franchise) and Eric Bana (Star Trek) star in BLACK HAWK DOWN, the acclaimed and gripping war epic from Director Ridley Scott, debuting on 4K Ultra HD™ May 7 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film will also be available digitally in 4K day and date with the physical release on participating platforms.

Based on a true story and nominated for four Academy Awards®, winning two,* the film follows the 160 elite U.S. soldiers dropped into Somalia on a mission to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord, but instead find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis. The release includes the Theatrical and Extended versions on the 4K Ultra HD disc with both versions newly remastered in 4K from the original camera negative and featuring High Dynamic Range. This new 4K HDR transfer was approved by Ridley Scott. Both versions also include an all-new immersive Dolby Atmos audio mix, along with the original 5.1 audio...

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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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