In Theatres Now: Gone Girl

Posted on October 10, 2014. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

gone girlGone Girl is a film adaptation of the highly successful best-selling novel by Gillian Flynn. The film follows Nick Dunne in the aftermath of his wife’s disappearance. The film is directed by David Fincher and includes astounding performaces by Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.

Haven’t read the book yet? Place a hold on it today!

Here are some other titles we have at OCL that are similar to Gone Girl…

Gone Baby Gone (2007)

gone baby gone

The Town (2010)

the town

Mystic River (2003)

mystic river

Eastern Promises (2007)

eastern promises

War of the Roses (1989)

war of the roses

Prisoners (2013)


Changeling (2008)


Kiss the Girls (1997)

kiss the girls

Winter’s Bone (2010)

winter's bone

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

girl with the dragon tattoo

Shutter Island (2010)

shutter island

Basic Instinct (1992)

basic instinct

Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

sleeping with the enemy

Double Jeopardy (1999)

double jeopardy

Broadchurch (2014)


Top of the Lake (2013)

top of the lake

True Detective (2014)

true detective

Social Network (2010)

social network

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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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