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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: 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: Tuesday, September 11, 2001 started as just another beautiful day. At 8:47am, the city would be jolted into its worst nightmare as a chain of tragic events unfolded, changing the lives of New Yorkers and Americans forever. From still and video cameras of 118 people and 16 news agencies, much of it never-before seen, from in and around New York City. The attack on the WTC was the most documented...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2002

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

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

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

Summary: Tells the story of black South African freedom music and the central role it played against apartheid. Specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years. Focuses on the struggle's spiritural dimension named for the Xhosa word for "power". An uplifting story of human courage, resolve and triumph.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AMA

Summary: Season 5 begins in 1931, a full six years after the end of Season 4. In stark contrast with the Roaring '20s, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression, and with the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers. This season also includes flashback scenes of Nucky, Eli, the Commodore, Gillian and others from 1884-1900...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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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

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Summary: A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BOA RATED R

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

Summary: An HBO limited series. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and he is charged with her murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Atlantic City, February 1924: Picking up 8 months after the events of Season 3, Nucky Thompson is laying low at the end of the Boardwalk after barely surviving an overthrow by gangster Gyp Rosetti. But the calm will be short-lived, as Nucky faces new challenges, including a clash with a violent Harlem power broker, a battle with his brother Eli over Eli's college-age son, and the irresistible...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

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

Summary: Inspired by the true story of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her gay butler, Bernard Lafferty, the film follows the development of their unorthodox friendship and love, until Duke ultimately wills her fortune to him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2008

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

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

Summary: "An official selection of the Sundance Film Festival, Life According to Sam follows one family's courageous fight to save their only son from a rare and fatal aging disease. Directed by Oscar winners Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine (Inocente), this highly personal and life-affirming journey is propelled by the captivating presence of Sam Berns. Funny, perceptive and fiercely intelligent,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

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

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 Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY 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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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NEW

Summary: This HBO Films drama tells the dramatic, poignant and often-exasperating story of the early days of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial. This film boasts an all-star cast,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

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Summary: "With the Army of the Dead--led by the Night King, his White Walkers and an undead dragon--bearing down on Jon and Dany and their combined forces, a denouement eight seasons in the making will be reached, answering a myriad of questions surrounding the fate of the series' protagonists. Meanwhile, Jon's true identity promises to undermine Dany's claim to the Iron Throne...and, or course, Cersei...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD GAM

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV GAM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ga 8

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

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