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HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,040 works in 1,439 publications in 1 language and 105,502 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television series  Fantasy television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Horror television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by HBO Home Entertainment (Firm)
True blood by Anna Paquin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
Temple Grandin by Temple Grandin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories
True detective by Matthew McConaughey( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California
Game of thrones by David Benioff( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This season begins with a power vacuum that protagonists across Westeros and Essos look to fill. At Castle Black, Jon Snow struggles to balance the demands of the Night's Watch with those of the newly-arrived Stannis Baratheon, who styles himself as the rightful king of Westeros. Meanwhile, Cersei scrambles to hold on to power in King's Landing amidst the Tyrells and the rise of a religious group led by the enigmatic High Sparrow, while Jamie embarks on a secret mission. Across the Narrow Sea, Arya seeks an old friend while a fugitive Tyrion finds a new cause. And as danger mounts in Meereen, Daenerys Targaryen finds that her tenuous hold on the city requires some hard sacrifices. This season features some of the most explosive scenes yet, as the promise that "winter is coming" becomes more ominous than ever before."--Container
Game of thrones by George R. R Martin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die."
The Pacific by Jeremy Podeswa( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day
Game of thrones( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lannisters barely hold on to the throne after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the north threaten to alter the overall balance of power. Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen--reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons--attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne. In Season 3 of this original series based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling books, the battling families of Westeros continue to clash as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met
4 Little Girls by Spike Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
True blood by Alan Ball( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maenadian reign of terror may be over, but Sookie Stackhouse and the townspeople of Bon Temps face a new calamity that makes the bacchanalian evils of Maryanne Forrester seem tame by comparison. Sookie desperately tries to locate her fiance, ending up in a netherworld of human and undead interlopers, among them the powerful Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington
Grey Gardens by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives
True blood by Anna Paquin( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps - witchcraft - and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie finds herself entangled in a love triangle - torn between a vengeful Bill, the new Vampire King of Mississippi, and Eric, who's not the former viking he once was
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson
Behind the Candelabra by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time
You don't know Jack by Barry Levinson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock Society activist Janet Good and the wrath of the county prosecutor's office. Repeatedly arrested, it was thanks to talented attorney Geoffrey Fieger that Kevorkian was repeatedly exonerated. But as the national news media catapulted him to notoriety, Kevorkian continued his work, risking everything in his fervor to change the prevailing laws and challenge society's attitude towards the right to die
True blood by Alan Ball( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As "Billith" comes to terms with his newfound powers after emerging from a pool of blood at the end of Season 5, Louisiana Governor Truman Burrell declares open season on vampires, replete with anti-vamp weapons and a high-tech internment camp. Meanwhile, Sookie and Jason steel themselves for an encounter with the killer of their parents, the mysterious and ancient Warlow
Game of thrones by Peter Dinklage( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the season begins, Daenerys Targaryen accompanied by her Unsullied army and emboldened by Dothraki/Ironborn allies and her lethal trio of dragons, has finally set sail for Westeros with Tyrion Lannister, her newly appointed Hand. Jon Snow has apparently consolidated power in the North after his spectacular conquest of Ramsay Bolton and the return of Winterfell to Stark control. In King's Landing, Cersei Lannister, bereft of any surviving heirs, has successfully seized the Iron Throne. But as these and other factions drive towards new alliances or (more likely) violent conflicts, the cold specter of another, apocalyptic threat-in the form of an army of undead White Walkers-threatens to undermine the status quo and obliterate the outcome of these smaller, all-too-human rivalries"--Container
Big little lies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder
 
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