New on Video 4/8/03

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New on Video 4/8/03
Tue, 04-08-2003 - 9:35am
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This drama is based on true stories of drug dealers in 1980s Harlem. The central character is Ace (Wood Harris), an ordinary guy who delivers dry cleaning. But Ace sees how well drug dealers are living, particularly his friend Mitch (Mekhi Pfifer). Then Ace happens to come into possession of some cocaine, which he sells easily, marking his entry into a lucrative business. From this modest beginning, Ace gradually becomes a rich, big-time dealer by taking over the territories of dealers who die or go to prison. While Ace's friend Mitch is doing jail time, he meets an ambitious inmate named Rico (Cam'ron). After Mitch and Rico are released, they return to drug dealing in Harlem, and the money keeps pouring in. But Ace has chosen to live dangerously, leading to tragic consequences.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 4/11/03

This is the second in what is now planned to be a series of Harry Potter movies, and actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, and Robbie Coltrane reprise their roles from the first film, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (2001). In "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," Harry (Radcliffe) and his friends Ron Weasley (Grint) and Hermione (Watson) are in their second year at Hogwarts, a school for wizards and witches run by Professors Dumbledore (Harris) and McGonagall (Smith). This time around, petrified human bodies start turning up around the school, and Harry and his friends set out to investigate. Soon they hear the legend of the mysterious Chamber of Secrets, and as they get closer to figuring out what's going on, they find themselves in danger.



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