Time Travel Movies

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

Check out these mind bending movies about time travel!

Back to the Future

back to the future

The Terminator

terminator

12 Monkeys

12 monkeys

Looper

looper

Time Traveler’s Wife

time travelers wife

The Lake House

lake house

About Time

about time

X-men First Class

xmen

Midnight in Paris

midnight in paris

Source Code

source code

Superman

superman

Star Trek

star trek

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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)

mandela

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

dallas buyers club

Devil’s Knot (2013)

devil's knot

Don Jon (2013)

don jon

Prisoners (2013)

prisoners

Gravity (2013)

gravity

Labor Day (2013)

labor day

Argo (2012)

argo

Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

hyde park on hudson

Looper (2012)

looper

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)

quartet

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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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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