J. Todd Harris
1) Bottle shock
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
1 DVD (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Napa Valley, 1976. For connoisseur Steven Spurrier, there is no finer art than French wine. But rumors bandy about of a new California wine country that holds the future of the vine. Positive the small Napa wineries are no match for established French vintages, Spurrier challenges the Americans to a blind taste test. He finds the valley full of ambitious, and talented, novice vinters like Jim Barrett and his son Bo. He realizes his publicity stunt...
2) So B. It
1 DVD (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Based on the New York Times Best-selling novel, a young prodigy named Heidi has a lucky streak that has a way of pointing her in the right direction. When a mysterious word in her mother's vocabulary begins to haunt her, Heidi's thirst for the truth leads her on a cross-country journey in search of the secrets of her past. Some thematic elements.