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"The Fault in Our Stars" - Augustus and Hazel are teenagers in love - How did they meet? Through a cancer support group - based on the monumental best seller by John Green - winner of five Teen Choice Awards - stars Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort ("Divergent," "Carrie"), Nat Wolff, Laura Dern and Willem Dafoe
"Godzilla" - Brace yourself! The world's most famous monster lizard may be wreaking havoc on behalf of humanity this time! - stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson ("Kick-Ass 2"), Bryan Cranston (TV's "Breaking Bad") and Elizabeth Olsen ("In Secret")
"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" - as seen on PBS - Ken Burns tells how Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin not only changed American politics but the world around them - features the voices of Paul Giamatti, Meryl Streep and Edward Herrmann (Mr Herrmann portrayed FDR in the 1976-77 TV miniseries "Eleanor and Franklin" and the 1982 movie musical "Annie")
"Petals on the Wind" - it has been ten years since the Dollanganger siblings escaped the attic of their deranged grandparents - now the emotional fallout of that imprisonment needs to be dealt with finally - based on the shocking best seller by V.C, Andrews and starring Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn and Rose McIver (TV's "Masters of Sex")
"Prisoners of War: Season Two" - from Israel - the adjustment of three prisoners of war returned after seventeen years continues amidst their families but also concerning national security