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Page 10 POST-GAZETTE, JUNE 27, 2014 P ]iiii!ii ! ! " iil]'e'e if i ii i'O'* ......... hascome, thewalrussaid, TO TALK OF MANY THINGS 'jlg! !!S,.,morethanmdetstheeye ofshoesandshipsa.ndsealingwaxofcabbagesandkings • • .... . ..................... by Sal Oiarratani i, FRANKENSTEIN (Blu-ray 3D + 2D)' Lionsgate Home Ent. Two hundred years after his shocking creation, which Celestial forces named Adam, the creature is armed with weapons to defeat the demons that "are constantly seeking• his destruction. Adam finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity and he also holds the key that could de- stroy humankind. JLA ADVENTURES: TRAPPED IN TIME '(DVD) • Warner Bros. Home Ent. Get ready for a battle of the ages when the Justice League faces off against its arch-er~emies, the Legion of Doom, in thiF new movie from DC Comics. A mysteri-" ous being known as the Time Trapper arises, and a sinister .plan led by Lex Luthor sends the Legion back in time to eliminate Super- man, Wonder Woman and Batman before they become super heroes• For Aquaman, Flash and Cyborg, along with teen super heroes Karate Kid and Dawnstar, the stakes have never been higher, the rescue mission never deadlier. Join the fight for the future as the Jus- tice League confronts its .ultimate challenge! AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME (3-DVD) BBC Home Ent. November 23, 1963 is .when a television legend began when the very first episode of 'Doctor Who' was broadcast on BBc. Now, fifty years later, the genesis story of this remarkable series is retold in Mark Gatiss's extraordinary film. It's an incredible story of triumph against all odds sure to inspire television iovers of all ages! IN SECRET {DVD) Lionsgate Home Ent. Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, 'In Secret' tells the story of Th6rese Raquin (Elizabeth Olsen), a beautiful young woman trapped in a loveless mar- riage to her sickly cousin Camille (Tom Felton)by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin (Jessica Lange). When she meets her husband's alluring friend, Laurent (Oscar Isaac), it sparks an illicit afffiir leading to tragic consequences. WAKING THE DEAD: SEASON NINE (DVD) BBC Home Ent. In the final episodes of cold-case detective drama 'Waking the Dead,' Detective Superintendent Boyd and his team tackle their most chal- lenging and personal cases to date. Inspector Sarah Cavendish joins the team, as the top brass of the Police Force foisted her upon Boyd. A brilliant counter-terrorism officer who matches Boyd in rank, her symptoms of post- traumatic stress, lead to re- peated challenges to Boyd's unorthodox take on police procedure. She warns, this is something he will pay for one day ... THE RIGHT KIND OF WRONG (Blu-ray) Magnolia Home Ent. Leo Palamino is a failed- writer-turned-dishwasher made famous for his many flaws and shortcomings in a blog called "Why You Suck," a huge internet success written by his ex-wife. Then Leo meets Colette, the girl of his dreams ... on the day she is marrying the perfect man. And so, the ultimate underdog story begins as Leo, a fearless dreamer, risks all to show Colette and the whole world all that is 'right' with a man famous for being 'wrong.' THE MONUMENTS MEN (DVD) Sony Pictures Home EnL Based on the true story of the greatest, treasure hunt in history, ~rhe Monuments Men' centers around an un- likely World War II platoon, tasked with going into Ger- many to rescue artistic mas- terpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. In a seem- ingly impossible mission, the Monuments Men, as they were called, find themselves risking their lives in a race against time to ayoid the destruction of one thousand years of culture. The cast includes Director George Cloo~ey, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, and Cate Blanchett. HAPPY DAYS: SEASON FIVE (DVD) CBS DVD + Paramount Relive the original moment that °Fonzie (Henry Winkler) rises to the challenge and "jumps the shark," leather jacket, swimming trunks and all! Space creature Mork from Ork (Robin WilDams) visits the peaceful Cunning- ham household and new- comers Chachi (Scott Baio) and Leather Tuscadero (Suzi Quatro) take the stage for the first time. These 26 unforgettable episodes fea- ture the whole gang, Richie (Ron Howard), Potsie (Anson Williams), :Ralph (Donny Most) and all the good times that made 'Happy Days' an iconic part of TV history! WHOOPI GOLDBERG PRESENTS MOMS MABLEY (DVD) IIBO Home Ent. Whoopi Goldberg pays homage to Jackie "Moms" Mabley, a stand-up comic who emerged from African-. American vaudeville to be= come a showbiz pioneer. In her directorial film debut, Goldberg shows how Mabley broke racial and genders boundaries over the course of five decades• Featuring photographs, footage, and in- terviews with entertainers, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers, Kathy Griffin, and Bill Cosby, the film shows Mabley's profound influence as a per- former vastly ahead of her time.. Gigi Reppucci relaxes in his garden at Nazzaro Center. NEAA HONORS DOM CAMPOCHIARO The NEAA will be honoring Coach Dom "DiMaggio" at the NEAA All-Star Game. on Friday, June 27th at 6:.30 pm at Campochiaro Field at Langone Park. Dom has been volunteering for many years, 50, count them, 50 years as both a coach and mentor• John Romano says, "Dom was my•coach in Babe Ruth ... he is a great man and Poured his heart and soul iiito baseball over the years and also truly cares deeply for all the kids he taught ... it would be great if people could stop by to say hello and share in this honor for such a great person." "DISCO AT THE DON" Put your boogie shoes on and get on the party train for a night of disco. On Thurs- day, July 22nd, the Don Orione Home will be transformed into Funkytown, 'USA and "Their Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" says Andrea. So come on out and shake your booh.'e and tell Smokin' doe to play the music until the "Last Dance." For additional information, go to acali@donorionehome, org. CAMPAIGN OFFICE OPENING PARTY Rep. Carlo Basile will be hosting a campaign office opening party on .Saturday, July 12th from 2:00--4:00 pm. Carlo says drop in and check out the Campaign HQs. STATE STREET BETS ON SEAPORT SITE State Street Corporation's new South Boston h.eadquarters will help blend areas of two neighborhoods still separated by empty lots and parking •facilities. The 11-story building will connect the Seaport with SOuth Boston, said Mayor Marty Walsh at the ribbon-cutting at 1 Channel Center. Some 3,000 employees will be moving into the building when opened. MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE BAND The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band will be .playing at Lynn Auditorium on November 8th. Check it out because this is the closest you'll ever get to see Michael Jackson again. SUMMER HALF-BALL TOURNEY SUNDAY, JUNE 29th The Kiwanis Club of East Boston invites one and.all to their SUMMER HALF-BALL TOURNAMENT which will be held this Register of Probate candidate Marty Keogh got a great reception in Bunker Hill Day Parade. weekend on Sunday, June 29u~ starting at I I:00 am in the Donald McKay Schoolyard. For further details call Clark at 617-699- 7121 or email MASS EBT CARDHOLDERS SPENT $50 MILLION OUT OF STATE Bay State EBT cardholders spent nearly $50 million in welfare cash out of state in places like the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Another sad statement of'abuse in income transfers. I thought EBT cards are for needed food and expenses and not to travel ori vacations? The abuse is madden- ing to most of the working crowd out there struggling and seeing their tax dollars wasted like this. Good country America if you are a loafer• Bad ff you decide to work for a living. Uncle Sam is still Uncle Sucker for far too many addicted to waiting for their govern- ment checks-in the "mailbox or direct deposit. BELLOTTI THE BEST A.G. The last good attomey general was Frank • Bellotti and like Tom Harshbargdr and Tom.Reilly after him, getting to the Corner Office isn't an easy task for an A.G. In 1990, Bellotti tried and failed to John Silber in the state primary. Harshbarger and Reilly met the same losing fate in. their attempts of moving tip in office. I met up with A.G. Martha Coakley at the start of the Bunker Hill Day Parade in Charlestown. I must say whenever I meet her one-on-one, she is very personable, quite likable. However, I have seen her on the campaign trail implode with attorney generalitis. It is difficult for the common- wealth's chief law enforcement person to become a likable poll on the stump• People still see them in their role as attorney general• Same thing happens to district attorneys who run for higher office. I would confess that I am not a Coakl.ey fan, but if she would loosen up a bit on the campain trail, she could be a strong primary foe of my choice Steve Grossman. • .Thinking Out Loud (Continued from Page 4) intended con'sequences of Garrity's Court order set the city back, ruined the lives of a whole generation of young Bostonians, split the city ra- cially and nearly destroyed the entire Boston public school system• Today, the Boston public school system is overwhelm- ingly non-white and any middle class presence is located in few public schools in o.ur city. If this was what Garrity had in mind in 1974, he'got what he wished• The City of Boston would have progressed much bet- ter without Morgan versus Hennigan 40 years ago. it takes courage to stand up for what you believe and to be ready for the name call- ing surely follows. Linehan, LaMattina and Murphy were not "way out of line" and nor should they be ashamed. These two court cases separated by 20 years showed government both at its best and sadly at its worse. Yancey apparently doesn't get why raw nerves are never healed. HowEver, the liberal com- munity doesn't want to see the facts nor the result of makin˘ p,~r~nts feel impo- te.~::: :~: