New on DVD: Kingsman

Posted on July 10, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , |

kingsmanKingsman is an action packed spy thriller with a few laughs thrown in for good measure. This film stars Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Caine. A spy organization recruits a street kid into its ultra elite training program while a tech genius threatens the world.

The film is based on the comic book written by Marc Millar and Dave Gibbons.

Place a hold on the DVD today!

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New on DVD: Still Alice

Posted on May 22, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , |

still aliceStill Alice tells the incredibly emotional story of Alice Howland, a linguistics professor who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at a young age. The film stars Julianne Moore, whose moving performance was awarded with an Oscar for Best Actress. The film also stars Alec Baldwin and Kirsten Stewart.

This movie is rated 14A for mature themes and brief language.

Place a copy of the DVD on hold today.

You can also read the book before seeing the movie. Place a hold on Lisa Genova’s book Still Alice or download an ebook version from OverDrive.

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New on DVD: Gone Girl

Posted on January 23, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , |

gone girlIf the book Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn had you talking, you have to see the movie! Directed by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry. This movie follows the story of a newly married coupled after the wife goes missing. The story weaves together the present and past to create a truly engaging and fascinating look at relationships.

This movie is rated 14A and not for the faint of heart. It includes violence, coarse language and nudity.

Put a hold on the DVD today!

If you liked the film Gone Girl, check out our list of similar movies!

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New on DVD: The Hundred-Foot Journey

Posted on December 12, 2014. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The hundred-foot journeyThe Hundred-Foot Journey is the perfect film choice for all the foodies out there. The film stars Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon.

It tells the story of a family from India who opens a restaurant directly across from a traditional Michelin-starred restaurant in the French countryside.

The film is laugh out loud funny and incredibly picturesque. If you’re interested in taking this delightful culinary journey put a hold on a copy today!

Did you know this movie is based on the book The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais? Put a hold on the book!

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In Theatres Now: The Best of Me

Posted on October 17, 2014. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

the best of meThe Best of Me is the newest Nicholas Sparks book to get made into a movie. The movie follows Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden, former high school sweethearts, who reunite after being separated for years.

Place a hold on the book today!

If you like reading Nicholas Sparks check out these other movies that are based on his books…

Message in a Bottle (1999)

message in a bottle

A Walk to Remember (2002)

a walk to remember

The Notebook (2004)

the notebook

Nights in Rodanthe (2008)

nights in rodanthe

Dear John (2010)

dear john

The Last Song (2010)

the last song

The Lucky One (2012)

the lucky one

Safe Haven (2013)

safe haven

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In Theatres Now: Gone Girl

Posted on October 10, 2014. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

gone girlGone Girl is a film adaptation of the highly successful best-selling novel by Gillian Flynn. The film follows Nick Dunne in the aftermath of his wife’s disappearance. The film is directed by David Fincher and includes astounding performaces by Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.

Haven’t read the book yet? Place a hold on it today!

Here are some other titles we have at OCL that are similar to Gone Girl…

Gone Baby Gone (2007)

gone baby gone

The Town (2010)

the town

Mystic River (2003)

mystic river

Eastern Promises (2007)

eastern promises

War of the Roses (1989)

war of the roses

Prisoners (2013)

prisoners

Changeling (2008)

changeling

Kiss the Girls (1997)

kiss the girls

Winter’s Bone (2010)

winter's bone

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

girl with the dragon tattoo

Shutter Island (2010)

shutter island

Basic Instinct (1992)

basic instinct

Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

sleeping with the enemy

Double Jeopardy (1999)

double jeopardy

Broadchurch (2014)

broadchurch

Top of the Lake (2013)

top of the lake

True Detective (2014)

true detective

Social Network (2010)

social network

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New on DVD: The Fault in Our Stars

Posted on September 19, 2014. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Fault in our starsThe Fault in Our Stars is based on the best-selling phenomenon written by John Greene. It stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as Hazel and Gus. The two meet at a cancer support group and are immediately drawn to each other. The film is sharp, witty and heartbreaking. OCL now has a copy of the DVD. Put a hold on it today!

You can also put a hold on the book The Fault in Our Stars.

If you liked The Fault in Our Stars check out these other movies we have at Oxford County Library…

 

 

Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

perks

Juno (2007)

juno

500 Days of Summer (2009)

500 days of summer

50/50 (2011)

50/50

Now is Good (2012)

now is good

A Walk to Remember (2002)

a walk to remember

Sweet November (2001)

sweet november

About Time (2013)

about time

The Notebook (2004)

the notebook

My Sister’s Keeper (2009)

my sisters keeper

Never Let Me Go (2010)

never let me go

One Day (2010)

one day

An Education (2009)

an education

Atonement (2007)

atonement

P.S. I Love You (2007)

ps i love you

Love & Other Drugs

love & other drugs

Remember Me (2010)

remember me

Cruel Intentions (1999)

cruel intentions

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In Theatres Now: The Giver

Posted on August 22, 2014. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

giverThe Giver takes place in a world without pain, war or suffering. A seemingly utopian paradise soon turns to dystopia for one young boy as he learns about the secrets of this “perfect” society. This film stars Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift and new comers Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush.

Did you know this movie is based on the book The Giver by Lois Lowry? Put a hold on a copy today!

If you liked The Giver here are some other titles we have in the Oxford County Library system that you may like…

Hunger Games (2012)hungergames

Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

catchingfire

Divergent (2014)

divergent

Ender’s Game (2013)

ender

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001

Brazil (1985)

brazil

Truman Show (1998)

truman

Matrix (1999)

matrix

Minority Report (2002)

minority

V for Vendetta (2005)vendetta

Blade Runner (1982)

bladerunner

Children of Men (2006)

childrenmen

Book of Eli (2010)

eli

Cloud Atlas (2013)

cloudatlas

Looper (2012)

looper

Sin City (2005)

Sin City

Robocop (2014)

robocop

Never Let me Go (2010)

Never Let Me Go

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