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Gillette, Felix

Summary: "The riveting inside story of HBO, the start-up company that reinvented television-by two veteran media reporters HBO changed how stories could be told on TV. The Sopranos, Sex and the City, The Wire, Game of Thrones. The network's meteoric rise heralded the second golden age of television with serialized shows that examined and reflected American anxieties, fears, and secret passions through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 GIL

8 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Join the Portokalos family as they travel to a family reunion in Greece for a heartwarming and hilarious trip full of love, twists, and turns. Opa!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MY

Summary: The series proves how seemingly trivial details of one's day-to-day life, a trip to the grocery store, a remark at a dinner party, a fender-bender, can precipitate a 'Murphy's Law' chain of misfortune to hilarious effect. To keep the narrative spontaneous, Curb is shot without a script; cast members are given scene outlines and often improvise lines as they go.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2012

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Summary: Two years ago a Tsunami ravaged the coast of Thailand and hundreds of thousands lost their lives. This story follows a group of people whose lives are irrevocably transformed in the aftermath including: a young couple searching for their child; a Thai survivor who loses his family and tries to prevent developers from seizing the land his village is built on; an Englishwoman whose husband and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TSU

Summary: With Vince's star expected to rise even higher in the Hollywood firmament as a result of his starring role in a potential blockbuster titled "Aquaman," Eric, Drama, Turtle and Ari must find a way to keep stroking their golden goose while making sound decisions for a long-lasting career in a world of fleeting fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ENT

Summary: Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PAR

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin -- exploring a world in which every human appetite, not matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged. Exploring what it means to be human through the eyes of the lifelike AI "hosts" in the park, the series investigates the boundaries of an exotic world set at the intersection of the near future and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WES

Summary: The Three Amigos, a silent screen comedy act, arrive in a remote Mexican hamlet for what they think is a lucrative personal appearance, only to discover that they are expected to save the village from a terrorizing gang of bandits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Three

Summary: Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions, the series once again centers around Dr. Paul Weston, who recently divorced his wife Kate and moved from Maryland to a brownstone in Brooklyn, New York. Rebuilding his practice while wrestling with some of the demons he left behind, including a lawsuit filed by the father of Alex, a patient who died last year, Paul...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IN

Summary: Ambushed by his rebellious son Kendall at the end of Season two, Logan Roy begins Season Three in a perilous position, scrambling to secure familial, political, and financial alliances. Tensions rise as a bitter corporate battle threatens to turn into a family civil war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SUC

Summary: Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA REC

Summary: Brian is a working class student from Essex navigating his first year at Bristol University with a ragtag group of new friends. Brian's life-long dream is to join the team for the British quiz show University Challenge, and pull Alice, the cutest girl on the team.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY STA

Summary: An authentic account of the Vietnam War from the actual letters of the men and women who served there. The harsh realities of life and death, friendships made and lost - these letters home tell it all, with newsreel and home-movie footage shot by the servicemen themselves. These are the authentic voices of war, some who survived, many who never made it home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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Summary: Presents a look at photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's life and career, against the backdrop of preparations for twin 2016 retrospective exhibits of Mapplethorpe's work at The Getty Museum and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAP

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Larry's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful carreer, and a great home. He is prone to speaking the unspeakable, honest to the point of insensitivity, Larry is a walking victim of misunderstandings and missed opportunities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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Summary: This is a sketch-comedy program that connects all the sketches.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2003

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MR.

Summary: For years, the passion they shared for winning made Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Larry Bird the most bitter of rivals. It also made theirs the most compelling rivalry in sports, driving the NBA to new heights of popularity in the 1980s. This all-new documentary tells the riveting story of two superstars who couldn't have been more different, until they forged an unlikely friendship from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAG

Summary: Chronicles the rise of the porn industry that began in New York City in 1971-72, driven by the gradual legalization of porn and a politically motivated effort to 'clean up' Times Square.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DEU

Summary: In her first-ever HBO solo special, Sarah Silverman takes the stage for an evening of adults-only stand-up comedy. Taped live in front of an intimate audience of 39 fans at Largo, a music and comedy club in Los Angeles, features Silverman taking aim at such subjects as cell-phone porn, crazy religions, specialty deodorants, terrible roommates, eyebrow waxing, her 19-year-old dog, Obama and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS SAR

Summary: The Newsroom takes a behind-the-scenes look at a high-rated cable-news program at the fictional ACN Network, focusing on the on and off camera lives of its acerbic anchor, a new executive producer, and their newsroom staff.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2014

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Summary: An unforgettable look at the 86th Combat Support Hospital, which is the premier U.S. Army medical facility in Iraq. Watch as doctors and nurses fight to save lives of wounded soldiers on a frighteningly routine basis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BAG

Summary: For Vince, Eric, Drama and Turtle, life in Hollywood's fast lane can be an intoxicating ride. This season, after an accident during the filming of his latest action flick, Vince develops a new lease on life that makes him even more difficult to manage, while each of the guys must decide which steps to take to map out their own futures, both personally and professionally.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Brothers Home Video 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ENT

Summary: Set in 1932 Los Angeles, this series will focus on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason, based on characters from Erle Stanley Gardner's novels.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PER

Summary: The show follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV VEE

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