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PAGE 10 POST-GAZETTE, MAY 5, 2017 ISOLATION (DVI)) Lionsgate Home Ent. Lydia (Tricia Heifer) and Creighton (Luke Mably) go on a perfect vacation on a remote island in the Bahamas to try and restore their flagging marriage. Things take a sinister turn when the young couple returns to their cabin to find it's been ransacked -- and their money and passports stolen. Turning to nearby couple Max and Nina, they quickly realize that things are not what they seem, and that Max and Nina's ulterior motives may prove to be more harmful than helpfl21. Also starring Stephen Land, this seductive thrill ride shows that trust can be a dangerous thing. &ReTie ADVENTURE: ON FROZEN POND (DVD) Lionsgate Home Ent. Arctic Adventure: On Frozen Pond is a hilarious tale of brave frogs on a bold quest. For centuries, the Crystal Frog has protected the Frog Kingdom with its magic. But when sneaky One-Eye plots to steal the artifact and become King, it's up to Freddy and the Frog Princess to make the arduous trek to the Holy Land. Through forest, desert, river rapids, and icy caverns, the bravery of the frozen warriors keeps this colorful saga hopping as they try to save their bouncy green kingdom, in a family-friendly story full of mystery and fun. APOCALYPSE CHILD (DVD) Candy Factory Films Ford (Sid Lucero), is a surfing instructor from the Philippines, and he has been told his whole life that he's the son of Francis Ford Coppola, fathered during the filming of ApOcalypse Now. He's wasted his youth waiting as his mother petitions the director to acknowledge Ford as his son. But as the surfing season ends, he's forced to confront his past actions, inactions, and the stories of his life, as he whiles away the hours on the azure blue waves and in the arms of his pretty runaway girlfriend (Annicka Dolonious). All is well until the return of his childhood friend, now a local congressman, threatens his dreamlike existence with harsh realities of the past. TEEN TITANS: THE JUDAS CONTRACT (Blu-ray) Warner Bros. Animation + DC Ent. Led by Starfire, the Teen Titans- Beast Boy, Raven, Blue Beetle, Robin, and the just-returned Nightwing -- have built a cohesive team in their never-ending battle against evil. But their newest teammate, the mysterious and powerful Terra, may be altering that dynamic. Meanwhile, an ancient evil -- Brother Blood -- has awakened, and familiar foe Deathstroke is lurking in the shadows, both waiting to pounce. Ultimately, the Teen Titans will need to battle their enemies and their own internal doubts to come together and overcome the malicious forces around them in this twisting tale of intrigue, adventure, and deception. HAWAII FIVE-O: THE COMPLETE SERIES (72-DVD) CBS DVD + Paramount The landmark classic series, which received two Emmy Awards and more than 20, nominations, make waves as Hawaii Five-O: The Complete Series debuts in a newly packaged 72-disc collection. The predecessor to CB~s current hit show Of the same name, the American classic was one of the longest-running crime shows in television history. Filmed entirely on location in Hawaii, the show follows former U.S. Naval Officer Steve McGarrett (Jack Lord), now acting head of an elite State police unit, and his young officer, Danny "Danno" Williams (James MacArthur). McGarrett and his team hound international secret agents, criminals, and organized crime syndicates plaguing the Hawaiian Islands. Special features include Emme's Island Moment: Memories of Hawaii Five-O, Hawaii Five-O: Crime Wave- Music Video Tribute, Episodic Promos, and Series Promo. Approximately 235 hours, 56 minutes of action! THE MARINE 5: BATTLEGROUND (Blu-ray) Sony Pictures Home Ent. + WWE Studios A product of WWE Studios, The Marine 5: Battleground adventure features six WWE Superstars. After returning stateside and now working as an EMT, Jake Carter (Mike "The Miz" Mizanin) finds himself trapped with an injured, marked man he's sworn to save. As a ruthless biker gang bent on revenge gains speed, Carter must use his killer Marine instincts to end the rampage ... or die trying! Also starring WWE's Curtis Axel, Be Dallas, Maryse, Naomi, and Heath Slater, along with actress Anna Van Hook. THE AFFAIR: SEASON THREE (DVD) CBS DVD + Paramount + Showtime Ent. Season 3 of The Affairpicks up three years after Noah's shocking admission of guilt at the murder trial of Scott Lockhart. Noah attempts to restart his life, but the damage wrought by his past decisions has made him a ghost of his former self. Alison has been raising daughter Joanie alongside Cole and Luisa in Montauk, but Alison's past continues to rear its ugly head as Cole and Luisa attempt to build their own future. For Helen, life appears to continue on, but just below the surface of a successful business and a bustling home lies uncertainty with her boyfriend Vik, instability amongst her children, and an unshakable feeling of guilt. ANIMAL KINGDOM: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON (Blu-ray) Warner Bros. Home Ent. When his mother dies of a heroin overdose, 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody moves in with his estranged relatives in a Southern California beach town. Heading up their petty crime dynasty is manipulative grandmother, Janine "Smurf' Cody, who controls her four sons: adopted right-hand man "Baz;" intense, mentally disturbed "Pope;" tough, hyperactive Craig; and troubled "baby~ Deran. As J copes with losing his morn, aggressive rivalry between his uncles, and a concerned high school teacher, his new family incites more danger, excitement, and ~ou.ble tlaan he's ever known. The time has come, the walrus said, TO TALK OF MANY THINGS of shoes and ships and sealing wax of cabbages and kings by Sal Giarratani CHE~K BOX A OR B Both sides need to listen to I recently had to re-register to each other and not be so uppity. vote, so I went over to the Elec- Scaring people doesn't work tions Department at City Hall. I and only creates a huge divide. was given a form to fill out and Keep anti-Trump politics out one of the questions asked ff I of it. was a citizen or not. I checked FOX NEWS REPORTING off Box A, yes I am. However, You know the recent Facebook why is this question even on the live-stream murder that killed registration form? Non-citizens an elderly man? Well, at least can't register to vote, right? Oh, one Fox affiliate identified the did I say I was never asked for bearded African-American a photo ID either? I guess it is murderer who later killed the honor system, huh? himself as a "dark white male." How did anyone there know What the heck does that mean? that I was actually me? They What is a dark white man? didn't and it seemed they didn't Could it possibly be an African- care, either. They say Voter American male? Then say it. Fraud is a negligible concern. Hey, get a load of this. My Not a real concern. How can it hospital identifies me as a"Non- not be? Hispanic white male." I am now KEEP SCIENCE IN l being identified by what I am POLITICS-FREE ZONE not. Welcome to the politically Recently, those still suffering correct America of 2017. from Trump Derangement Syn- IT SOUNDS JUST LIKE drome held a March for Science TEN-NINE-OH in Downtown Boston. Folks Anybody out there remember were carrying placards that WILD 1090 AM? Well there is a read"Science not Silence," "Evi- new R&B station on 97.7 FM. dence over Ignorance," and my Ooh-La-La! I listen to Nikki favorite "Remember Alzheimer's Thomas when she's in the Research while you still can." house and Chris Malone takes Listen, I have trouble with me home later in the day. I those who support cIimate rarely listen to KJ and Keisha change like zealots. They are in the morning. I sleep too late. right, the rest of us are wrong. Love the new station's sound; it Do I believe in climate change, brings back memories of WILD. of course I do. Do I think global IT'S JOHNNY PIZZI, warming or cooling is solely the NOT PIZZA fault of mankind? Not so sure In a recent column I made there. We weren't around for a mistake. I called stand-up the Ice Age and neither was a comedian Johnny Pizzi, Johnny fossil-fueled car, but yet the Pizza. Hey, Johnny may like place froze over and took the pizza, but he isn't Pizza. I must dinosaurs with it. have confused'his name with that pizzeria in the Old Combat Zone called Pes of Pizza on Lower Washington Street across from the Naked I. JORDAN MARSH HISTORY BY ANTHONY SAMMARCO The West End Branch Library will be hosting author Anthony Sammarco's Jordan Marsh: A History on Thursday, May 1 14. Come hear all about Boston's first department store by the author of an upcoming book on Jordan Marsh Company. NEW KID ON THE REAL ESTATE BLOCK Welcome to real estate guy Jim McKenna over at Great Metropolitan Real Estate on Hanover Street right across from the firehouse. He's working with a great bunch of guys there. Welcome to the neighborhood. It's solid gold, right? JOHN KELLY RETIRF_~ FROM EBSC After helming the East Boston Social Centers for 34 years; John Kelly, the executive director, will be retiring. The community will be celebrating his years of service on May 18% at Spinelli's in Day Square at 6:00 pm. Stop by the Center for more juicy details. 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