Friday, August 25, 2017

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Movie DVD

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Movie DVD
Are you a big fan of Oprah Winfrey? If so, you might want to check out this upcoming new movie DVD release called: THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS. It's available on Blu-ray™ and DVD September 5th, 2017. Here's some information about the upcoming release. Mark your calendars now!!!

An African-American woman becomes the unwitting pioneer for multiple medical developments, such as the Polio vaccine, when her cells are harvested to create the first immortal human cell line. Her story, previously lost in history, is brought to life in HBO® Films’ The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Led by Oscar® nominee and TV icon Oprah Winfrey and Emmy® nominee Rose Byrne, the “Intriguing and thought provoking” (The New York Times) HBO® Film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, is available to own on Blu-RayTM and DVD September 5, 2017.

In this adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks’ daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey). The film chronicles her search, along with journalist Rebecca Skloot (Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks’ cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever. With a supporting cast that includes Renée Elise Goldsberry, Reg E. Cathey, Courtney B. Vance, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Rocky Carroll and John Douglas Thompson, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a story of medical arrogance and triumph, race, poverty, and deep friendship between the unlikeliest of people.

The A-list, ensemble cast includes Tony Award-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry, Reg E. Cathey from HBO's The Wire and Oz, and Emmy® winner Courtney B. Vance. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is directed by George C. Wolfe, and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball, the creator, writer, and executive producer of the HBO hit series, True Blood and Six Feet Under.

HBO Home Entertainment® - HBO Home Entertainment develops, distributes and markets an extensive array of critically-acclaimed and groundbreaking programs in three formats—Blu-rayTM, DVD, and Digital HD—throughout the world. Releases include the global hit Game of Thrones®, the #1 selling TV on DVD/Blu-rayTM title in major territories throughout the world over the past four years, in addition to current hits and classic favorites including True Detective®, Girls®, The Sopranos®, Sex and the City® True Blood®, The Wire® and Entourage®. The company’s catalog contains hundreds of titles including multiple Emmy® Award-winning mini-series The Pacific® and Band of Brothers®, which holds the record through 2014 as the all-time best selling TV on DVD/Blu-ray

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Peachy Keen Cocktail Recipe

Peachy Keen Cocktail Recipe
Now that summer is officially here, we've been doing more entertaining outdoors. During the summertime, I like to whip up easy-to-prepare cocktails and mocktails to serve to my adult guests. One hit with all of my guests have been peach-flavored cocktails, so today...we're sharing this delicious recipe with all of you. It's courtesy of Prosecco.

Peachy Keen Cocktail Recipe

1 bottle prosecco, preferably Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG
3 fresh peaches, pitted and halved
1/2 Ounce fresh ginger, chopped
3 Tablespoons sugar
2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
3 Cups crushed ice

Place peaches, sugar, lime juice, ginger, and prosecco in blender. Blend at medium speed until smooth. Add ice to the blender and process. You'll want to serve these cocktails immediately.