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Hunter S. Thompson, the Method and the Man: 'Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone'

When Hunter S. Thompson began writing for Rolling Stone magazine, he had already developed his distinct voice and highly recognizable style, but at Rolling Stone, he perfected it.

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The Magnificent 'Coast'

Coast is a celebration of the British Isles, its neighbors, its peoples, their connections, and their relationships to the land and sea that shapes them.

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The Will of God: 'The Borgias: The First Season'

The Borgias: The First Season on Blu-ray introduces "the original crime family", and it wastes no time in getting to the dirty secrets of one of the most powerful and influential families of the 15th century.

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Wilco: Speak Into the Rose

Speak Into the Rose is the perfect primer for Wilco.

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The Rise of a Star. The Fall of a Legend: 'Velvet Goldmine'

Velvet Goldmine isn't just a story of glam rock in the early '70s. It's a story about the places where dreams and memories overlap, where time is immaterial and images and impressions are everything.

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A Contradictory Man, A Contradictory Text: 'Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music-A Definitive Life'

Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music—The Definitive Life contains an exhausting amount of information and critical opinion, but it is definitely not definitive.

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The Hollies: Look Through Any Window 1963 – 1975

This is a thorough and thoughtfully presented look at one of pop music's treasures during the most prolific period of the band's career.

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'Cream: Royal Albert Hall': It's as Close to the Actual Concert as You Can Get

Cream reunited for a series of shows at the Royal Albert Hall in May of 2005. The stunning performances are now available in high definition on Blu-ray.

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Procol Harum: Live At the Union Chapel

The 2003 performance Procol Harum: Live At the Union Chapel is now out on blu-ray courtesy of Eagle Rock.

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'Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood' Has a Wealth of Gorgeous Production Stills

Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood lays out the cinematic history of Tinseltown—the industry, the audiences, and, of course, the stars—highlighting important thematic and cultural elements throughout.

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Bongo Beat

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Women on the Margins: Cinema of Jean-Claude Brisseau

This collection encompasses much more than Jean-Claude Brisseau's unique portrayals of women in cinema; it also provides many examples of the many forms of realism that the director's work has presented over his career.

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'Bedlam: Season 1' Takes Its Premise Right Out of a Classic Ghost Story

An insane asylum is being converted into modern, luxury apartments by the descendents of its original owners. Unfortunately, not all of the previous occupants have moved out yet.

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Intellect Ltd

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'Pretenders: Loose in L.A.': Simple and Stark

In songs like ""My City Was Gone" or "Back on the Chain Gang", where we want more passion, we get merely passable.

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Care to Romp, Once Again, with 'The Monkees: Season 1 and Season 2'?

The show was mostly wholesome, often silly, and sometimes slyly subversive in its social commentary. It employed all of the hallmarks of earlier forms of comedy like slapstick, wordplay and visual gags.

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A River Called Titas (Titash Ekti Nadir Naam)

In addition to using the river itself as a character, a metaphor, and a vehicle for the storytelling, another aspect of A River Called Titus is its references to Indian cultural and spiritual themes.

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Spin City: The Complete Fifth Season

Charlie Sheen joined the cast of Spin City in its fifth season, to help Barry Bostwick, Heather Locklear and the rest of the cast run New York City.

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Blues and The Alligator: The First Twenty Years of Alligator Records

Blues and the Alligator is a film by Jim Downing, shot 20years ago for Swedish television and now available on DVD as part of the celebration of the label's 40 year dedication to the blues.


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