Comedians Turned Actors

Posted on July 17, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Comedian Amy Schumer’s highly anticipated film Trainwreck is in theatres today. Check out some other work by comedians turned actor.

Place a hold on one today…

Jamie Foxx


Billy Crystal

analyze that

Steve Coogan


Emma Thompson


Steve Martin

father of the bride

Larry David

curb your enthusiasm

Ed Helms


Robin Williams

what dreams may come

John Candy

john candy

Steve Carrell

dan in real life

Dan Aykroyd

blues brothers

Tim Allen

toy story

Tina Fey

this is where I leave you

John Cleese

fawlty towers

Russell Brand

forgetting sarah marshall

Simon Pegg

hot fuzz

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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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