New on DVD: Based on the Book

Posted on October 16, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , |

Check out these two new series on DVD that are based on recently published books.

Place one on hold today!

olivekitteridgeOlive Kitteridge

Based on the novel by Elizabeth Stout. The series follows the adult life of Olive Kitteridge (played by Frances McDormand) . It is a deep and personal character study with superb performances.


casualvacancyThe Casual Vacancy

Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling. The series follows a number of interwoven storylines following the death of a local political figure.

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New on DVD: Boychoir

Posted on September 18, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , |

boychoirThe film Boychoir follows the story of Stet, an angry young boy who is forced to attend a Boy Choir school after the death of his mother leaves him an orphan. He is challenged by the school’s choir master who recognizes the boy’s talent. The film stars Dustin Hoffman and new comer Garrett Wareing. This film premiered at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

Place a hold on the DVD today!

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New on DVD: House of Cards Season 3

Posted on September 4, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , |

houseofcardsseason3Kevin Spacey leads this award winning Netflix series as Frank Underwood, a ruthless congressman desperate to become to next President. Robin Wright stars as Spacey’s equally conniving wife. This is a perfect show to binge watch as we enter both the Canadian and American political race.

Make sure to watch Season 1 and Season 2 before catching up with Season 3.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New on DVD: Still Alice

Posted on May 22, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , |

still aliceStill Alice tells the incredibly emotional story of Alice Howland, a linguistics professor who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at a young age. The film stars Julianne Moore, whose moving performance was awarded with an Oscar for Best Actress. The film also stars Alec Baldwin and Kirsten Stewart.

This movie is rated 14A for mature themes and brief language.

Place a copy of the DVD on hold today.

You can also read the book before seeing the movie. Place a hold on Lisa Genova’s book Still Alice or download an ebook version from OverDrive.

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New on DVD: Cake

Posted on May 15, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , |

cakeCake tells the story of a woman dealing with chronic pain after suffering a devastating accident. The film stars Jennifer Anniston in her most challenging and emotional role yet. She was nominated for a Golden Globe and SAG award for her performance. The film also stars Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington and William H. Macy. This film is rated 14A for language, sexuality and drug abuse.

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New on DVD: Taken 3

Posted on May 1, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , |

taken3Taken 3 is the latest installment in the successful Taken franchise. Liam Neeson stars as a retired CIA operative who is accused of a crime he didn’t commit. He must utilize his unique brand skills to find the real murderer. The film also stars Forest Whitaker, Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace. This film guarantees another action packed ride.

Catch up with the first two movies; Taken and Taken 2.

Put a hold on any of these DVDs today!

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