New on DVD: Into the Woods

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

into the woodsInto the Woods is a musical mashup of all your favourite fairytales. Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Bean Stalk and Rapunzel are just some of the tales that are woven into this hilarious tale. The film has an all-star cast including: Meryll Streep, Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine and James Cordon.

Into the Woods is based on a Broadway musical and includes a ton of great musical numbers. If you loved the movie, you can place a hold on the original Broadway production.

This movie is rated PG and a great choice for the whole family.

Put a hold on the DVD today!

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In Theatres Now… Maleficent

Posted on July 10, 2014. Filed under: Film Review | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

maleficentMaleficent is the story of Sleeping Beauty with a twist! Instead of the typical villain we are familiar with, Maleficent was born as a goodhearted fairy. Her troubles began when she fell in love with a human boy who eventually betrayed her. This is what propels Maleficent to curse Sleeping Beauty. This film is visually stunning and really interesting for those who enjoy retellings of classic stories.

If you liked Maleficent here are some other titles we have in the Oxford County Library system that you may like. Click the title to put a hold on OCL’s copy today!

 

Sleeping Beauty (1959)

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Oz the Great and Powerful (2012)

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Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

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Mirror Mirror (2011)

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Alice in Wonderland (2010)

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Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

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