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Friday, February 26, 2016

DVDs available Tuesday, March 2nd...

All Roads Lead to Rome

All Roads Lead To Rome  - Maggie is a single mother who  takes her troubled teen
 daughter to the Tuscan village where she used to visit in her youth. There Maggie runs into her former lover Luca and his mother, Carmen. When Summer and Carmen impulsively steal Luca's car and race off to Rome, Maggie and Luca follow in close pursuit. starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Rosie Day, Claudia Cardinale Directed by Emma Lemhagen

Big Stone Gap

Big Stone Gap   -  In a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, self-proclaimed spinster Ave Maria Mulligan finds her life shaken up and forever changed after learning a long-buried family secret. Starring Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson, Whoopie Goldberg, Judith Ivey. Directed by the author: Adriana Trigiani


Creed  - The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed. Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson. Directed by Ryan Coogler

The Night Before

The Night Before  - Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen), and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they’re entering adulthood the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball – the Holy Grail of Christmas parties. Also stars Minday Kaling, Jillian Bell and Michael Shannon. Directed by Jonathan Levine

Room [DVD + Digital]

Room -  After five-year-old Jack and his mother escape from the
 enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery. Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridges. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson


Suffragette   - 
The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal state.  


Carey MulliganAnne-Marie DuffHelena Bonham Carter.  
Directed by Sarah Gavron

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

DVDs available today, February 24th...

Fargo: Season 2

Fargo: Year Two (TV Series) -  returns for a critically acclaimed 2nd season! Set in 
1979, this all-new true crime saga kicks off with violent foul play at a South Dakota Waffle Hut. In a flash, the case ensnares a small-town beautician, a Minnesota state trooper and a local sheriff all set against the backdrop of an explosive Midwestern mob war. Chock full of riveting suspense and darkly hilarious humor. You betcha.

The Leftovers: Season 2

The Leftovers: The Complete Second Season  (TV Series)  - Season 2 of The Leftovers We begin in Jarden, TX – renamed "Miracle" after it was discovered no one departed. The town has since become a magnet for tourists and people who are convinced it is special and can keep them safe. It is there we meet the Murphy family: John, Erika, and their twins Evie and Michael. Event there will change their lives forever.

The Look of Silence
The Look of Silence (Documentary) - Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. Through Oppenheimer's footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered, as well as the identities of the killers. The documentary focuses on the youngest son, an optometrist named Adi, who decides to break the suffocating spell of submission and terror by doing something unimaginable in a society where the murderers remain in power: he confronts the men who killed his brother and, while testing their eyesight, asks them to accept responsibility for their actions. This unprecedented film initiates and bears witness to the collapse of fifty years of silence.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

DVDs available Tuesday, February 23rd...

Rock the Kasbah (DVD)

Rock The Kasbah - A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star.   


Barry Levinson


Bill MurrayLeem LubanyZooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Bruce Willis

Victor Frankenstein

Victor Frankenstein - Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today. Directed by Paul McGuigan. Starring: James McEvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay

Friday, February 19, 2016

RIP Harper Lee...

Harper Lee on the left; 
Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch and Mary Badham as Scout in a scene from the classic movie, "To Kill A Mockingbird".

Harper Lee and Truman Capote

Thursday, February 11, 2016

DVDs available Tuesday, February 17th...

THE 33 (DVD)33 - Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Directed by Patricia Riggen. Starring: Antonio Banderas, Juliet Binoche, Rodrigo Santoro


Black Mass - The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. Directed by Scott Cooper. Starring: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Joel Edgerton

Everest - A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm. Directed by Baltasar Kormakur. Starring: Josh Brolin, Kiera Knightley, Jake Gyllenhaal, Robin Wright

Straight Outta Compton(DVD)

 Straight Outta Compton - The musical group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. Directed by F. Gary Gray. Starring:  O'Shea JacksonCorey HawkinsJason MitchellJr. Neil BrownAldis Hodge  

Thursday, February 4, 2016

DVDs available Tuesday, February 9th...

99 Homes 

99 Homes - A recently unemployed single father struggles to get back his foreclosed home by working for the real estate broker who is the source of his frustration. Director: Ramin Bahrani   


Andrew GarfieldMichael ShannonLaura Dern 

Badge of Honor

Badge of Honor - Two Narcotics Detectives find themselves in an intense investigation lead by a determined Internal Affairs Detective after a child is wrongfully shot dead in a violent drug bust.  Director: Agustin Stars:  Martin SheenMena SuvariJesse Bradford

Grandma - A teenager facing an unplanned pregnancy seeks help from her acerbic grandmother, a woman who is long estranged from her daughter.  Director: Paul Weitz   Stars:
Lily TomlinJulia GarnerMarcia Gay Harden

Love the Coopers [DVD + Digital]

Love the Coopers - When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.   Director: Jesse Nelson  Stars: Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and John Goodman
MI-5 [DVD + Digital]

MI-5 - When a terrorist escapes custody during a routine handover, Will Holloway must team with disgraced MI5 Intelligence Chief Harry Pearce to track him down before an imminent terrorist attack on London. Director: Bharat Nalluri Stars:  Kit HaringtonPeter FirthJennifer Ehle

Sinister 2 (DVD)

Sinister 2 - A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.   Director: Ciarán Foy  Stars:  James RansoneShannyn SossamonRobert Daniel Sloan 

Spectre - A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.  Director:  Sam Mendes  Stars:  Daniel CraigChristoph WaltzLéa Seydoux

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