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Entries Tagged as 'Movies'

Action, Romance, Sci Fi, Oh My!

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Action and Adventure, Movies

Looking for a movie that has action, romance, and science fiction elements?  The Adjustment Bureau is for you!  Based on a short story by Philip K. Dick, the movie explores the age-old concept of fate vs. free will.  Set in present-day New York, the movie features Matt Damon as David and Emily Blunt as Elise.  [...]

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Non-fiction Blu-Rays

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Nonfiction, Television Shows

Did you know that we have non-fiction blu-rays?  These TV shows were filmed in HD and deserve to be seen on a big screen with blu-ray quality discs.  Check out our collection, it’s growing every month!

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Upstairs Downstairs

May 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Television Shows

Are you a fan of the 1970’s British TV show Upstairs Downstairs?  You are in for a treat!  The show has been remade in three hour-long episodes.  With amazing costumes, beautiful sets, and fun characters, this series is sure to please anglophiles.  If you are a purist and want to revisit the original series, we [...]

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Rabbit Hole

April 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Movies

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Rabbit Hole is a raw, emotional film about a couple who are dealing with the loss of their young son.  The film stars Aaron Eckhart  and Nicole Kidman, who was nominated for both a Golden Globe and Academy Award for her performance in this film.  Careful to not [...]

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Fair Game

March 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Drama, Movies

Hey, remember Scooter Libby?  Remember when Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson became household names?  If you are wondering about the events that led up to these people becoming daily headlines, watch Fair Game.  Starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, this is the story based on true events that led to the invasion of Iraq and [...]

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The Fighter

March 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Drama, Movies

Yes, it’s a boxing movie.  Let’s just get that out of the way.  There are several scenes in the boxing ring with two guys making each other bleed.  However, it is also a movie about how one can overcome challenges like a very dysfunctional family and achieve hopes and dreams.
The Fighter is based on the [...]

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While You Are Waiting…

March 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Foreign Films, Movies

While you are waiting for the new crop of Oscar-nominated foreign language films to come out on DVD, I suggest another foreign film to fill the gap, Hula Girls!  Best Picture winner of the Japanese Academy Awards in 2007, Hula Girls is a wonderful film.  Based on the true story of a town in Japan [...]

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Love the Oscars?

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Movies

The Academy Award nominations are out and we are getting Oscar fever!  Once again we are holding our annual Oscar Pic Contest.  Visit the Circulation Desk and fill out a ballot for your favorites to win.  Whoever pics the correct winner in the 10 categories on our ballot wins 3 free DVD rentals!

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Retired Extremely Dangerous

January 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Action and Adventure, Movies

Looking for a fun action movie?  Want to see Helen Mirren wielding a large gun?  Looking for a star-studded cast having a great time?  Look no futher…Red is the movie for you!
Starring Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Morgan Freeman, Mary Louise Parker, and Helen Mirren, Red is a galloping action-packed movie.  Frank Moses, apparently an ordinary [...]

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The Billion Dollar Idea

January 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Drama, Movies

How does one socially inept college kid create the world’s largest and most popular social network?  A complicated question to answer, but one that Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher explain with ease in the film The Social Network.    According to Roger Ebert, “‘The Social Network’ is a great film not because of its dazzling style [...]

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