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<ul><li><p>48</p><p>12</p><p>WHATS HOT THIS WEEK... Audiobooks: 1. Burn by James Patterson; 5. A Sudden Light by Garth Stein; 9. The Perfect Witness by Iris </p><p>Johansen; 11. The Wonder of All Things by Jason Mott; Music CDs: 2. Blake SheltonBringing Back the </p><p>Sunshine; 4. Lady Antebellum747; 8. Colbie CaillatGypsy Heart; 12. PrinceArt Official Age; </p><p>DVDs: 3. Transformers; 6. Are You Here; 7. Highway; 10. Zulu</p><p>11</p><p>35 6</p><p>79</p><p>10</p><p>11</p><p>2</p></li><li><p>SCREENING AT THIS </p><p>YEARS FESTIVAL</p><p>MUSIC PICKS OF THE WEEK</p><p>DVD PICKS OF THE WEEK</p><p>2014 Polaris Music Prize WinnerTanya TagaqAnimismWarner Music Canada WorldTraditional culture comes together with contemporary sounds on the fourth album from Tanya Tagaq. Her unique vocal style, which is rooted in Inuit throat singing, is accentuated by a fearless musical mix. CD 11103743 .....................$12.99</p><p>Devin Townsend ProjectZ2Inside Out MusicPop/RockFollowing his Casualties of Cool release, Devin Townsend returns to his namesake band on an album that features plenty of hard-hitting rock and a little bit of extraterrestrial fantasy. </p><p>Available October 27CD 11183316 .....................$19.99</p><p>Diana KrallWallflowerVerve JazzTwo years after the release of Glad Rag Doll, Diana Krall returns with a brand new album that is produced by Grammy Award winner David Foster. Along with covers of pop classics, the CD includes If I Take You Home Tonight, a new song written by Paul McCartney. </p><p>Available October 21CD 11163471 .....................$16.99</p><p>Shawn MendesShawn MendesIsland Pop/RockShawn Mendes became an Internet sensation with the musical performances he posted on Vine and YouTube. The fast- building excitement around him continues to grow with the release of his first EP. CD 11147377 ....................... $5.99</p><p>SCREENED AT LAST YEARS FESTIVAL</p><p>Seed The Complete First Season Starring: Adam Korson, Carrie-Lynn Neales, Amanda Brugel Harry, a thirty-something bartender with no money, direction, or aptitude for responsibility, discovers that his method of earning extra cash in his twenties, sperm donation, has resulted in kids. Now, Harry reluctantly begins a relationship with three unique and separate recipient families. UNK 286 min. (2013) ComedyAvailable October 21DVD (WS) 11148264 ..............$34.99 (2 Discs)ISBN N/A</p><p>Zulu Starring: Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Tanya Van Graan When two officers investigate the murder of an eighteen-year-old girl, they discover her death is linked to something far more corrupt and unjust than anticipated. Together they must take down a sadistic drug ring in order to solve the case. UNK 110 min. (2013) DramaAvailable October 28DVD (WS) 11137831 ..............$19.99 ISBN N/A</p><p>Sarah Prefere La Course (French)Vancouver International Film Festival Women in Film Award - Chloe RobichaudStarring: Sophie Desmarais, Jean-Sebastien Courchesne, Genevieve Boivin-Roussy A story about a girl who only wants to run and about the anxiety involved in the pursuit of her goal. 14A 95 min. (2013) Drama</p><p>DVD (WS) 11025913 ..............$22.99ISBN N/ABlu-ray (WS) 11025963 ..............$25.99 ISBN N/A</p><p>When I Walk 25-year-old Jason DaSilvas legs stop functioning and he collapses, months after doctors diagnose him with multiple sclerosis. As his illness worsens, Jason picks up the camera, turns it on his declining body, and sets out on a worldwide journey in search of healing, self-discovery, and love. NR 84 min. (2013) Documentary...extraordinarily accomplished, poignant, and wise. - Los Angeles TimesA likeable, intimate documentary... - VarietyDVD 11055570 ..............$34.99ISBN N/A</p><p>Like Father, Like Son (Japanese)Starring: Masaharu Fukuyama, Machikok Ono, Yoko Maki Ryota and his wife Midori face a terrible dilemma when they learn that their six-year-old son, Keita, was accidentally switched at birth and is not their biological child. Ryotas sense of fatherhood is shaken to the core as his decision on which boy is truly his son will change the familys lives forever. PG 121 min. (2013) Drama...meaningful and deeply moving. - Los Angeles TimesDVD (WS) 11102927 ..............$28.99ISBN 0788618172</p><p>Rhymes for Young Ghouls Starring: Devery Jacobs, Mark Antony Krupa, Arthur Holden A 15-year-old dope dealer is making enough money to keep her out of the Red Crow MigMaq reservations feared residential school. But when Ailas drug money is stolen and her father Joseph returns from prison, her only options are to run or fight. 14A 88 min. (2013) Drama...richly imaginative... - Globe and MailDVD (WS) 11074664 ..............$21.99ISBN N/A</p><p>Highway (Hindi)Starring: Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda, </p><p>Durgesh Kumar </p><p>Right before her wedding, a young woman finds herself abducted and held for ransom. As the initial days pass, she begins to develop a strange bond with her kidnapper. UNK 133 min. (2014) Drama</p><p>Available NowDVD (WS) 11084189 ..........$26.99ISBN N/A</p></li><li><p>A</p><p>A</p><p>movie picks of the week DVD & Blu-ray</p><p>$53 MILLIon box oFFICeTyler Perrys A Madea Christmas Starring: Tyler Perry, Chad Michael Murray, Kathy Najimy, Lisa WhelchelMadea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what theyll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Carnival, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all. PG 105 min. (2014) Comedy</p><p>Available November 25DVD (WS) 11184206 ..........................$18.99</p><p>Good People Starring: Kate Hudson, James Franco </p><p>A young American couple falls into severe debt while renovating a home in London. When they discover that the tenant in the apartment below them was murdered and left $400,000 cash stashed in the ceiling, the couple thinks all of their problems are solved, but thats when very bad things start happening to good people. UNK 91 min. (2014) Action</p><p>Available October 28DVD (WS) 11143334 ..........................$33.99Blu-ray (WS) 11143335 ..........................$29.99 </p><p>$16 MILLIon box oFFICeA Most Wanted Man Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright, Willem DafoeZach is devastated after his girlfriend Beth dies unexpectedly. After Beth suddenly and mysteriously returns to life, Zach is overjoyed to have a second chance to prove his love for her. But when Beth starts developing some bizarre tendencies, including a rather disturbing taste for flesh, Zach has to confront facts. 14A 121 min. (2014) Suspense</p><p>One of the best spy thrillers in recent years. - Richard RoeperAvailable November 4DVD (WS) 11184202 ..........................$18.99Blu-ray (WS) 11184203 ..........................$22.99 </p><p>$38 MILLIon box oFFICeThe Giver Starring: Jeff Bridges,Meryl Streep Jonas, a young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment, begins to spend time with the elder and begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his communitys secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all. PG 100 min. (2014) Drama...an appealing, sure-footed cast of emerging and veteran actors. - Washington PostThe central premise... is an enduring one - New York PostAvailable November 25DVD (WS) 11184190 ..........................$18.99Blu-ray (WS) 11184201 ..........................$22.99 (2 Discs) </p><p>The Roosevelts Biographical Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations. UNK 840 min. </p><p>Available Now!DVD 11072561 ...............$114.99 (7 Discs) Blu-ray (WS) 11072490 ...............$127.99 (7 Discs) </p><p>$58 MILLIon box oFFICePlanes Fire & Rescue Starring: Dane Cook,Ed Harris When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team while learning what it takes to become a true hero. G 84 min. (2014) ChildrensBeautiful... - Hollywood Reporter... will give grown-ups enough fuel to cross the finish line. - Entertainment WeeklyAvailable November 4DVD (WS) 11132836 ..........................$24.99Blu-rAy/DVD COMBO PACK (WS) 11132823......................................$30.99 (2 Discs) </p><p>now airing on</p></li><li><p>international Spotlight</p><p>The Last Supper (Mandarin)Starring: Daniel Wu, Ye Liu, Chen Chang During the tumultuous last days of the Qin dynasty, the commander of the eras most powerful army recognizes great potential in an inexperienced laborer named Liu. When he gives Liu command of thousands of officers, he unwittingly sets in motion a chain of events that will put his own life in peril and determine the fate of a nation. UNK 120 min. (2012) (China) ActionSpectacularly beautiful and achingly poetic. - Hollywood Reporter</p><p>Available October 14DVD (WS) 11142080 ..............$17.99 ISBN N/ABlu-ray (WS) 11142050 ..............$19.99 ISBN N/A</p><p>nothing bad Can Happen (German)Starring: Julius Feldmeier, Sascha Alexander Gersak Tore, a member of the counter-culture Christian movement Jesus Freaks, is befriended and taken in by a family who plays an increasingly cruel, violent game and pushes his capacity to love to its limits. UNK 110 min. (2013) DramaAvailable October 14DVD (WS) 11142090 ..............$28.99 ISBN N/ABlu-ray (WS) 11142052 ..............$29.99ISBN N/A</p><p>Starring: Shota Sometani, Fumi Nikaido, Tetsu Watanabe Alienated from his family and devoid of hope for the future, Yuichi becomes a vigilante and commits a string of violent acts upon the worlds evildoers, including his abusive father. Keiko is a former classmate who has an obsessive fascination with Yuichi, following every move of the disenchanted teens murder spree. UNK 130 min. (2011) DramaMr. Sono gives the film a harrowing cacophony and a sense of trauma with sound effects... - New York Times...a refreshingly sensitive character study. - LA WeeklyAvailable October 14DVD (WS) 11145708 ..............$35.99 (Special Edition) ISBN N/ABlu-ray (WS) 11145690 ..............$33.99 (Special Edition) ISBN N/A</p><p>(Japanese)</p><p>iNteRNAtioNAL titLes</p><p>You and the night (French)Starring: Niels Schneider, Eric Cantona The Stud, the Teen, the Slut, and the Star as guests at around midnight at a pansexual orgy thrown by the mysterious and sexy menage-a-trios of Mathias, Ali, and Udo. UNK 96 min. (2013) ComedyAvailable October 14DVD (WS) 11142645 ..............$28.99 ISBN N/A</p><p>Aftermath (Polish)Starring: Maciej Stuhr, Ireneusz Czop Two decades after migrating to America, Chicagoan Franek returns to his native Poland only to find things deeply amiss in his family and town. With his brother, Jozek, who stayed behind, Franek sets out to discover the communitys collective secret. UNK 104 min. (2013) SuspenseGripping, excellent. A bombshell disguised as a thriller. - Los Angeles TimesAvailable October 7DVD (WS) 11159414 ..............$34.99 ISBN N/A</p><p>Cult (Japanese)Starring: Yu Abiru, Mari Iriki Follows 3 actresses who play themselves as they appear on a paranormal television show to investigate the exorcism of the Kaneda family. UNK (2013) HorrorA wacky found footage horror oddity. - Twitch FilmAvailable October 7DVD (WS) 11145698 ..............$28.99 ISBN N/A</p><p>nightcap Merci Pour Le Chocolat (French)Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Jacques Dutronc Mika, managing director of a chocolate company, is remarrying Andr, the concert pianist to whom she was briefly married 18 years earlier. But during the time apart, it seems that Mikas and Andrs lives have taken different arcs. UNK 101 min. (2000) DramaCrackles with wit and elegrance, humor, and pathos. - Los Angeles TimesAvailable September 30DVD (WS) 11121956 ..............$34.99 ISBN N/ABlu-ray (WS) 11121970 ..............$39.99ISBN N/A</p><p>Wolf (Dutch)Starring: Chemseddine Amar, Slimane Dazi Maj-id is a talented kickboxer from a gray, anonymous suburb in the Netherlands. As his fighting prowess brings him increasing notoriety in and outside the ring, the worlds of kickboxing and organized crime begin to blur into each another and Maj-id begins to lose sight of what it is he really wants. NR 123 min. (2013) (Netherlands) DramaIts intrigues, its graphic violence and Mr. Kenzaris performance makes for a worthy addition... - New York TimesAvailable September 30DVD (WS) 11148699 .....................$28.99 ISBN 0788618377</p><p>Level 5 (French)A woman (Laura), a computer, an invisible interlocutor: such is the setup on which the show is built. She inherits a task: to finish writing a video game centered on the Battle of Okinawaa tragedy practically unknown in the West, but whose development played a decisive role in the way World War II ended, as well as in postwar times and even the present. UNK 106 min. (1996) DocumentaryAvailable October 14DVD 11143341 ..............$28.99 ISBN 9786315641060</p><p>Guilty of Romance (Japanese)Starring: Miki Mizuno, Makoto Togashi, Megumi Kagurazaka The third installment in Sion Sonos infamous Hate Film trilogy is a thriller that follows a female police detective as her inv estigation of a brutal murder draws her into mysterious sexual underworld of Tokyo. UNK 113 min. (2011) DramaAvailable October 14DVD (WS) 11145707 ..............$35.99 (Special Edition) ISBN N/ABlu-ray (WS) 11145689 ..............$33.99 (Special Edition) ISBN N/A</p><p>Witching and bitching (Spanish)Starring: Mario Casas, Carolina Bang When a heist in the city doesnt go according to plan, Jose and Tony find themselves in possession of some hostages. Little do they know when they make a stop at a small tavern in the Basque countryside they find themselves the honored guests of a family of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual. UNK 114 min. (2013) ComedyAvailable October 14DVD (WS) 11159447 ..............$26.99 ISBN 0788618539</p><p>Talk to the Dead (Japanese)Starring: Kazuki Kato, Ayaka Komatsu, Chihiro Ohtsuka After the death of her younger brother, Yuri learns of a mysterious mobile app that is rumored to enable its user to talk to the dead. Yet it comes with a warning: Never reply if the dead soul says, I want to see you. UNK 84 min. (2013) HorrorOriginal and interesting. - Chess and CinemaAvailable October 7DVD (WS) 11145724 ..............$28.99 ISBN N/A</p><p>burning bush (Czech)Starring: Jan Budar, Ivan Trojan In 1969, a student set himself on fire to protest the repressive Czechoslovakian government. This docudrama details the conflicts confronting those left in the aftermath, who attempted to find justice amid the chaos of that nations tumultuous era. NR 234 min. (2014) DramaDVD (WS) 11141085 ..............$34.99 (2 Discs) ISBN N/A</p><p>NON-FICTION</p></li><li><p>just ANNouNced cds</p><p>David Phelpso Holy nightGaither Music Group HolidayRenowned three-octave tenor and Gaither Vocal Band member David Phelps cel...</p></li></ul>