Bare Essentials 1991

A couple leaves for a vacation on a tropical island and finds happiness and love... just not with each-other.

Digital Video Essentials: HD Basics 2008

Created by home theater industry legend Joe Kane, HD Basics is the definitive High Definition home theater calibration tool. It promises to help you maximize the capability of your set with the user controls, and give you an understanding of the concepts that are vital to getting the most out of your HDTV.

Video Essentials

Video Essentials on DVD was assembled by the early part of 1997 as a tool to help measure and adjust your audio/video system. The program was released at the beginning of the DVD format in order to help the industry in the development of DVD. It is a source of signals for system calibration, including Dolby Digital, test tones, and anamorphic video test patterns.

Digital Video Essentials 2003

Fine-tune your home theater setup with this instructional program geared toward state-of-the-art high definition plasma systems. This DVD tells you everything you need to know to set up and enhance a high-end system, explaining and demonstrating advanced calibration, and providing invaluable test patterns and instructions. Topics include progressive mastering, high-quality conversion and more.

DCI Essentials Collection Vol. 3

Features: 1973 Troopers, 1980 Bridgemen, 1985 Suncoast Sound, 1987 Santa Clara Vanguard, 1988 Blue Devils, 1989 Phantom Regiment, 1990 Cavaliers, 1990 Star of Indiana, 1992 Cadets of Bergen County, 1992 Crossmen, 1995 Madison Scouts, 2000 Boston Crusaders, 2007 Carolina Crown

DCI Essentials Collection Vol. 1

Featuring: 1973 Santa Clara Vanguard (previously unavailable performance from historic Warhawk Stadium in Whitewater, Wisconsin.) 1975 Madison Scouts 1984 Garfield Cadets 1986 Blue Devils 1989 Santa Clara Vanguard 1991 Star of Indiana 1994 Blue Devils 1996 Phantom Regiment 1999 Blue Devils 2000 The Cavaliers 2005 The Cadets

Essentials of Dog Behavior: The Language of Dogs 2015

In the second installment of the “Essentials of Dog Behavior” series, Cesar Millan builds on the foundation laid down by our understanding of dog socialization, and plunges deeper into how most unwanted behaviors can be corrected by understanding what our dogs are communicating. Do we really understand what dogs are “saying,” and if not, how can we bridge the gap between humans and dogs? Only by truly understanding how dogs communicate will we be able to fulfill our roles as Pack Leaders.

Off Road Essentials 2013

Visually stunning and equally entertaining, Red Tide Pictures brings you the best, explaining what they do the best: Ride. Technical endurocross, deep sand, high speed desert, and deep wooded trails: no problem. This is not your father’s “instructional,” Heck, it’s not even your older brother’s. We have redefined the term through new age cinema technology that truly displays the dynamic form of each individual’s unique skill set.

Essentials of Dog Behavior: Socialization 2014

World-renowned dog behavior expert Cesar Millan takes us through four different scenarios - the home, the walk, the office, and the dog park - to learn how to properly address and correct unwanted behavior. Learn what dog socialization is, and why it is an important component to achieving balance and harmony with your dog.

Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee 2014

In this open-letter style documentary, Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis' rich lives guide their grandson on his personal quest to master lasting love, conscious art, and undying activism.

Hill Walking Essentials 2008

It shows the essential skills and techniques for hill walking, and follows two walkers, Fredelina and Ben, on days out in the British mountains. See how they prepare for their walks, the challenges they face and the decisions they make. Filmed in the Lake District and the Scottish Highlands, the skills and techniques shown are relevant to all Britain’s mountain areas. The film and accompanying technical chapters provide over two hours of expert information and advice, which is applicable to all hill walkers, whatever their level of experience.

Alpine Essentials 2006

Alpine Essentials is a training film which shows the essential skills and techniques necessary for Alpine mountaineering and climbing. It follows two mountaineers on a multi day trip in the Swiss Alps. See how they cope with their environment and what steps they take to both enjoy the experience and return safely. The dvd contains a range of separate chapters which expand upon the topics covered in the film, including: glacier travel; crevasse rescue; moving together; abseiling; ice axes; crampons; via ferrata; using huts; clothing and equipment. Filmed in Switzerland in the summer of 2006 the skills covered are appropriate to all glaciated terrain. This instructional climbing film is produced jointly by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland and the British Mountaineering Council.

Winter Essentials 2005

The film follows a group of three winter mountaineers and a pair of winter climbers on a typical day out in the Scottish mountains. See how they cope with this potentially hazardous environment and what measures they take to ensure that they both enjoy the experience and return safely. Following on from the film are 11 chapters that expand upon the good practice message, providing information on navigation, self arrest, clothing and equipment, use of ice axe and crampons, avalanche awareness and emergency procedures.

DCI Essentials Collection Vol. 2

Featuring: 1972 Kingsmen (previously unavailable performance) 1976 Blue Devils 1982 Blue Devils 1983 Garfield Cadets 1987 Garfield Cadets 1988 Madison Scouts 1995 The Cavaliers 1996 Blue Devils 1999 Santa Clara 2000 The Cadets 2002 The Cavaliers 2003 Blue Devils 2008 Phantom Regiment

Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials

Based on the Groove Essentials poster created by Tommy Igoe and Vic Firth, this DVD presents 47 essential grooves from Rock, Jazz and R&B, Funk to World Ethnic music.Drum artist, teacher and author Tommy Igoe, demonstrates each pattern at the drums and also with a rhythm track, featuring some of New York’s top musicians. Mastering these patterns will greatly expand your knowledge while allowing you to become a more well-rounded player with the confidence to perform invirtually, any musical situation. Styles include 8th-note, 16th-note and half-time Rock; Jazz waltz, shuffle and swing; R&B, Hip-Hop and Funk as well as Worldmusic styles, including Second Line, Reggae, Bossa Nova, Samba, Mambo, Cha-Cha, Bolero, and Tango.Tommy thoroughly explains each groove breaking each down to it’s basic elements and performing each one with and without a live band rhythm track at two different tempos.

Tommy Igoe: Groove Essentials 2.0

The 2nd edition of the best-selling original Groove Essentials features 53 brand new grooves and over 100 variations for intermediate to advanced players. Students will learn the difference between ghost and grace notes as well as important "go-to" grooves, like the Train and Bo-Diddley beats. For more advanced players and professionals, GE 2.0 introduces the concepts of groove construction, interpretation and manipulation- training drummers to think like musicians in order to maximize their full potential. The DVD features more than 70 new songs covering 4/4, 2/2, 6/8 and 3/4 time signatures, with three levels of difficulty for 5/4, 7/8 and 9/8 meters. Igoe discusses and demonstrates each groove in multiple tempos, alone and with a band, with many patterns shown on both acoustic and on Roland HD-1 and TD-9 electronic drumkits. The grooves span rock, funk, RandB/hip-hop, jazz (sticks and brushes), world/specialty, extreme tempos, all-purpose, hybrid, rideless, classic and odd-meters.

The Essentials

The Essentials is a weekly film showcase on Turner Classic Movies airing Saturdays at 8pm EST, spotlighting a specific movie and containing a special introduction and post-movie discussion. The spotlight movie is often replayed the following Sunday at 6 pm EST.