In Theatres Now: This is Where I Leave You

Posted on September 26, 2014. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

this is where i leave youThis is Where I Leave You follows the various lives of a dysfunctional family immediately after their father passes away. The film has an all-star cast including: Jane Fonda, Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Connie Britton, Rose Byrne, Adam Driver and Dax Sheppard.

Did you know this movie is based on the book This is Where I leave You by Timothy Tropper? Put a hold on a copy today!

If you liked This is Where I leave you here are some other titles about dysfunctional families in the Oxford County Library system that you may like…

The Family Stone (2005)

family stone

Steel Magnolias (1989)

steel magnolias

Stepmom (1998)


The Godfather (1972)


Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

royal tenenbaums

Ordinary People (1980)

ordinary people

Rachel Getting Married (2008)

rachel getting married

Magnolia (1999)


Grey Gardens (2009)

grey gardens

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

the squid & the whale

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

little miss sunshine

Death at a Funeral (2007)

death at a funeral

Six Feet Under (2001)

six feet under

This is 40 (2012)

this is 40

Crazy Stupid Love (2011)

crazy stupid love

The Brady Bunch (1969)

brady bunch

Nebraska (2013)


August: Osage County

august osage county

Garden State (2004)

garden state

Labor Day (2013)

labor day

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1991)

what's eating gilbert grape








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Spotlight on… The Toronto International Film Festival!

Posted on September 5, 2014. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

tiffThe Toronto International Film Festival is an exciting event in Toronto where a number of films from around the world are premiered. Cast and crew of the film are in attendance to discuss the film and answer audience Q&As. You might even bump into your favourite star walking the streets of Toronto. The festival highlights both Hollywood and foreign films. It is a great time to catch some interesting films that may never make it to your local theatre. This year’s festival runs from September 4th – 14th.

Do you want to experience a taste of TIFF? Like Oxford County Library on Facebook and Twitter and throughout the month of September comment, like and share our film blog posts to be entered to win a pair of tickets to see a regular movie screening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox (Note: this does not include access to the festival).

Oxford County has a number of past TIFF choices for you to take home and enjoy. Put a hold on a copy today!

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave

Silver Linings Playbook (2013)

silver linings playbook

August: Osage County (2013)

August: Osage County

Fifth Estate (2013)

fifth estate

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)


Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

dallas buyers club

Devil’s Knot (2013)

devil's knot

Don Jon (2013)

don jon

Prisoners (2013)


Gravity (2013)


Labor Day (2013)

labor day

Argo (2012)


Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

hyde park on hudson

Looper (2012)


Midnight’s Children (2012)

midnight's children

What Maisie Knew (2012)

what maisie knew

Anna Karenina (2012)

anna karenina

Cloud Atlas (2012)

cloud atlas

End of Watch (2012)

end of watch

Frances Ha (2012)

Frances Ha

The Impossible (2012)

the impossible

The Master (2012)

The master

The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)

place beyond the pines

Quartet (2012)


Rust and Bone (2012)

rust and bone

Stories we Tell (2012)

stories we tell

To the Wonder (2012).

to the wonder

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