In Theatres Now: Mad Max

Posted on May 29, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

mad max fury road

In theatres now is the thrilling, action-paced flick Mad Max: Fury Road. The film stars Charlize Theron as Furiosa and Tom Hardy as Max. This film has been receiving a lot of critical praise for its depiction of a strong female lead.

Here are some other films with strong female lead characters.

Put a hold on a copy today!

Alien

alien

Terminator

terminator

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

buffy the vampire slayer

Thelma and Louise

thelma and louise

Erin Brokovich

erin brokovich

9 to 5

9 to 5

Fried Green Tomatoes

fried green tomatoes

G.I. Jane

GI jane

Little Women

little women

The Hours the hours

Wendy and Lucy

wendy and lucy

Trouble with Angels

trouble with angels

Elizabeth

elizabeth

The Heat

the heat

Lucy

lucy

Hanna

hanna

Wanted

wanted

Brave

brave

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Staff Favourites: TV Shows

Posted on January 30, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here are some of Oxford County Library’s favourite TV Shows. Put a hold on one today and let us know what you think!

Fawlty Towers

fawlty towers

Chosen by: Lisa M.

The Thornbirds

thorn birds

Chosen by: Cheryll H.

 Criminal Minds

criminal minds

Chosen by: Gail K.

 Leverage

leverage

Chosen by: Melanie L.

 True Detective

true detective

Chosen by: Lynn S.

 Downton Abbey

Chosen by: Kathy H.

Chosen by: Kathy H.

Glee

glee

Chosen by: Katie H.

 One Tree Hill

one tree hill

Chosen by: Jessica B.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

buffy the vampire slayer

Chosen by: Sarah M.

House M.D.

house

Chosen by: Dianne H.

 Father Ted

father ted

Chosen by: Louise R.

 Mad Men

madmen

Chosen by: Meagan B.

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Full Moon Movies

Posted on October 3, 2014. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Werewolves, vampires and monsters! Oh My! Here’s a list of our favourite movies about spooky creatures.

Note: Best to watch during a full moon.

Twilight (2008)

twilight

Teen Wolf (1985)

teen wolf

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

an american werewolf in london

Red Riding Hood (2011)

red riding hood

The Wolfman (2010)

the wolfman

Van Helsing (2004)

van helsing

Let the Right One In (2008)

let the right one in

The Lost Boys (1987)

the lost boys

Dark Shadows (2012)

dark shadows

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003)

buffy the vampire slayer

Blade Trinity (2004)

blade trinity

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

sleepy hollow

Sweeney Todd (2007)

sweeney todd

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

dracula

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

hotel transylvania

Interview with the Vampire (1994)

interview with the vampire

The Mummy (1996)

the mummy

Young Frankenstein (1974)

young frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

frankenstein

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1920)

Dr jekyll and mr hyde

Day of the Dead (2007)

day of the dead

World War Z (2013)

world war z

Warm Bodies (2013)

warm bodies

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

shaun of the dead

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