Remembering Alan Rickman

Posted on January 15, 2016. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

alanrickmanAlan Rickman (1946-2016) is probably best known from his role as Professor Snape in the Harry Potter series. However, this London based actor was truly a chameleon and shone in a number of diverse roles. Take a moment to remember his work and revisit one of his titles Oxford County Library has in our collection.

 


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Live in Concert

Posted on November 20, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Adele’s new CD releases today and it got us thinking about some of the great live musicians. Check out OCL’s list of Live in Concert DVDs you can take home today!

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Classic Film Spotlight: Bicycle Thieves

Posted on August 21, 2015. Filed under: Classic Film Spotlight | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Bicycle ThievesThe film Bicycle Thieves follows a father and a young son as they search for a stolen bicycle. The film is set in post-WW2 Rome and is considered to be one of the greatest films ever made. It is listed as one of TCM’s top 15 most influential films. It was also awarded an honorary Academy Award.

The film highlights the emotional relationship between father and son.

If you haven’t seen this incredible film, place a hold on it today.

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Summer Movies

Posted on August 14, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Grease

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Vicky Christina Barcelona

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The Parent Trap

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The Great Outdoors

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Almost Famous

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Dirty Dancing

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Before Sunrise

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Stand by Me

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Streetcar Named Desire

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Seven Year Itch

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National Lampoon’s Vacation

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Jaws

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Rear Window

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Do the Right Thing

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New on DVD: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Posted on July 31, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , |

second best Exotic Marigold HotelThe gang is back for another hilarious adventure. The sequel to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel welcomes back all of the familiar faces including Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy and Dev Patel. In this film, Sonny decides to expand his dream and open a second hotel.

Did you know The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is based on the book by Deborah Moggach?
 
 
 
 

Place a hold on The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel today.

OR

Place a hold on the original, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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New on DVD: The Duff

Posted on July 24, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , |

theduffIf you like Clueless, Mean Girls or Easy A you’ll love The Duff. When high school senior Bianca, played by Mae Whitman from Parenthood, discovers that her friends may only be keeping her around to make themselves feel better, she decides to investigate the social pecking order at her high school. The film also stars Robbie Arnell, Bella Thorne and Allison Janey. It’s a high school comedy with a lot of heart.

Place a hold on the DVD today!

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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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Celebrate Canadian Directors

Posted on July 3, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Atom Egoyan

The Sweet Hereafter

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The Devil’s Knot

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Chloe

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David Cronenburg

Existenz

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A History of Violence

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Cosmopolis

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A Dangerous Method

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Sarah Polley

Away From Her

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Take this Waltz

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Stories We Tell

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James Cameron

Terminator

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True Lies

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Titanic

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Avatar

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Deepa Mehta

Bollywood Hollywood

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Heaven on Earth

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Earth

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Midnight’s Children

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Jean-Marc Vallee

Young Victoria

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Dallas Buyers Club

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Wild

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Jason Reitman

Thank you for Smoking

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Up In The Air

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Juno

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Men Women and Children

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In Theatres Now: Ted 2

Posted on June 26, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , |

ted 2Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, is back at it with Ted 2. In the follow-up to Ted, the loveable and hilarious bear navigates the world of parenthood. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman and Seth MacFarlane as the voice of Ted.

Check out some of Seth MacFarlane’s other work.

Place a hold on one today!

 

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A Million Ways to Die in the West

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New on DVD: Paddington

Posted on June 19, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , |

paddingtonIf you’re looking for a family fun adventure, look no further than Paddington! This film follows an adventurous and curious bear around the city of London, England. This film stars Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins and Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington.

Place a hold on the DVD today.

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