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Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Description: One of the longest running and most popular of all television programs, Bonanza has become a part of American mythology. For fourteen seasons, audiences enthusiastically tuned in to see the High-Sierra adventures of the Cartwright clan. Nestled amongst the pines above the shores of Lake Tahoe is the Ponderosa, the thousand-square mile home of Ben Cartwright and his sons, Adam, Hoss, and Little Joe. Guest players were a veritable Who's Who of classic Hollywood and upcoming superstars.
Call Number: Western
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina, Matthew (Screenwriter) Aldrich, Jeff Katz, Darla K. Anderson
Description: Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
Call Number: Children
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Adam Brooks, Ryan Reynolds, Abigail Breslin
Description: Will Hayes is a 30-something Manhattan dad who is in the midst of a divorce. His 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins years earlier when, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician, he moves to New York in order to work on the Clinton campaign. Will attempts a "PG" version of his romantic relationships with three very different women for his daughter and changes the names of the women so Maya has to guess who he finally married. Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle and begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. As Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back, and just maybe, find a happy ending.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Marvel Productions, Dungeons & Dragons Entertainment Corp, Mill Creek Entertainment, Inc TSR
Description: An enchanted roller coaster delivers six youth into the magical realm of 'Dungeons & dragons' in this animated series. There, each of them gains magical talents and abilities, all the better to survive their time in the realm. The bow-shooting ranger, the acrobat, the thief, the cavalier, the boy wizard, and the barbarian are soon joined by a baby unicorn, and tutored by the mysterious and inscrutable Dungeon Master. Opposing them is the evil sorcerer Venger, as well as various ogres, demons, bounty hunters, dragons, lizard men, skeleton warriors and more--all intent on keeping the kids from getting back home.
Call Number: Children
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Doug Liman, Christopher McQuarrie, Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Tom Cruise
Description: In a near future, an alien race has hit the Earth in an unbeatable assault. Major William Cage has never seen a day of combat, but is dropped into a suicide mission and killed within minutes. Cage now finds himself thrown into a time loop-forcing him to live out the same day over and over, fighting and dying each time. With each life, Cage learns more fighting skills, so that when he and warrior Rita Vrataski take the fight to the aliens, they are one step closer to defeating the enemy.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Orson Welles, Peter Bogdanovich, Oja Kodar, Elmyr de Hory, Clifford Irving
Description: Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In this free-form documentary, the legendary filmmaker gleefully engages the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous line between truth and illusion, art and lies.
Call Number: 001.95 F
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Tim Roth, Alicia Witt, Bruce Willis, Ione Skye, Jennifer Beals
Description: Four stories set in the same L.A. hotel on New Year's Eve are tied together by a bellboy. "It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job...and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments." -- Container.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan, Lenny Abrahamson, Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson
Description: An offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon, who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank, a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying band mate Clara.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Warner Home Video (Firm)
Description: Lorelai and Rory are a mother and daughter who are sharing life's ups and downs in a small town in Connecticut. They move in with Lorelai's parents, resurrecting painful issues from Lorelai's growing-up years.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Tomoyuki Tanaka, Anna Nakagawa, Kōsuke Toyohara, Megumi Odaka, Tetsuya Bessho
Description: Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (ca. 103 min.): A time travel device carrying representatives from the 23rd century lands in present-day Tokyo with the message that Godzilla is about to destroy the nation. The time travellers return to the past to stop the birth of Godzilla and are confronted by King Ghidorah, a three-headed reptile with breath of fire.Godzilla and Mothra : the battle for Earth (ca. 102 min.): Island explorers discover the egg of Mothra and attempt to take it to the mainland. Godzilla awakens and attacks the party, causing the egg to hatch and forcing its newborn larvae to fend off the gigantic reptile.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Bruno Heller, Benjamin McKenzie, David Mazouz, Donal Logue, Jada Pinkett Smith
Description: The good. The evil. The beginning. When rookie Gotham City detective James Gordon, dedicated to restoring his crime-ridden metropolis back to its decent and illustrious past, catches the case of a murdered socialite couple, he promises their shattered, surviving son Bruce Wayne he'll find their killer. It is an obligation and an obsession that will cost him dearly, and set the stage for the gritty and exciting world of Gotham.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ), Inc Mattel, Warner Home Video (Firm), Cartoon Network (Television network)
Description: Make tracks with Battle Force 5 - Vert, Agura, Stanford, Zoom, Sherman, and Spinner - in a fast-paced race to save the world from destruction. This elite team of drivers racks up the miles, zipping through interdimensional Battle Zones in spectacular chases, pursued by the Vandals and the Sark, all seeking the powerful BattleKeys that unlock the portal to Earth.
Call Number: Children
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Jason Dittmer, Todd Makurath, Luke Ricci, Dameon Clarke, Matthew Gray Gubler
Description: The story of Mike Wilson, a charismatic, educated, and articulate young man who has found his life's purpose in exterminating-- people. Determined to spread his message about the joy of serial killing, Mike recruits a lost soul and leads him through his 10-step program, which includes such quintessential lessons as: theories on corpse disposal, balancing work and play, and more.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Lawrence Bender, Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz
Description: During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazis at the theater's movie premier, including Adolph Hitler.
Call Number: Action
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Stephen. 1942-2018 Hawking, Inc Gaiam Americas, Darlow Smithson Productions, Discovery Channel (Firm)
Description: British physicist Stephen Hawking explores the mysteries of the universe, discussing the possibility of aliens, time travel, and how the universe began.
Call Number: 523.1 Int
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Mari Okaka, Manaka Iwami, Miyu Irino, Yōko Hikasa, Hiroaki Hirata
Description: Though only fifteen, Maquia knows she will live for centuries without aging past adolescence. She belongs to the Iorph, a clan of ageless beings just like her. Maquia's elders warn her not to fall in love with anyone outside their realm, lest she wish to encounter true loneliness in the end. But fate pushes Maquia out into the mortal world one night, when an invading territory separates her from the clan. There she discovers an orphaned baby, Ariel, and takes him in as her own child.
Call Number: 895.63 Maq
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Joe Wright, Keira Knightley, Talulah Riley, Rosamund Pike, Jena Malone
Description: Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependant on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love is soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Ray Newman, Prince, publisher Azure Entertainment (Firm)
Description: Viewers will see the true story behind one of the great musical performers of all time, focusing on the musician's life and work, from his troubled childhood in Minneapolis to becoming one of the most popular and innovative artists in contemporary music.
Call Number: B Pri
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Jeremy Brett, Arthur Conan Doyle, Granada Media (Firm), Granada Television, MPI Home Video (Firm)
Description: Sherlock Holmes is known as the greatest detective who never lived. All the classic tales are here, as the great detective and his faithful companion, Dr. Watson, tangle with the terrifying hound of the Baskervilles, the beautiful adventuress Irene Adler, and the dastardly villains Colonel Sebastian Moran, Charles Augustus Milverton, and the Napoleon of crime himself, Professor James Moriarty.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Toby Whithouse, Niall MacCormick, Daniel O'Hara, Jonathan Aris, Shaun actor Dooley
Description: The Cold War heats up when a KGB defector exposes Operation Glass, a potentially devastating Soviet plot to activate sleeper agents across the UK. The charismatic but paranoid head of MI-5, known simply as 'Daddy', assembles a secret committee of spies and intelligence officers to investigate. They're the only colleagues he trusts in a world of double agents and lies, but has he chosen well?
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks
Description: Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.
Call Number: Children
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird, Jeff Jensen, George Clooney, Brittany Robertson
Description: Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank, jaded by disillusionment, and Casey, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as "Tomorrowland". What they must do there changes the world--and them--forever.
Call Number: SciFi/Fantasy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
Bruce Timm, Michael Jelenic, Lauren Montgomery, Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion
Description: When the god of war escapes and decides to start a world war, Princess Diana of Themyscira uses her gifts to become Wonder Woman and save her people.
Call Number: Action
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 6, 2019
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Bonanza. The Official Third Season, Volume 2, Discs 3 & 4 [DVD].
Michael Landon, Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Western
How To Be A Serial Killer [DVD]
Jason Dittmer, Todd Makurath, Luke Ricci, Dameon Clarke, Matthew Gray Gubler
Comedy
Coco [DVD]
Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina, Matthew (Screenwriter) Aldrich, Jeff Katz, Darla K. Anderson
Children
Inglourious Basterds [DVD]
Lawrence Bender, Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz
Action
Definitely, Maybe [DVD]
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Adam Brooks, Ryan Reynolds, Abigail Breslin
Comedy
Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking [DVD]
Stephen. 1942-2018 Hawking, Inc Gaiam Americas, Darlow Smithson Productions, Discovery Channel (Firm)
523.1 Int
Dungeons & Dragons [DVD] : The Animated Series
Marvel Productions, Dungeons & Dragons Entertainment Corp, Mill Creek Entertainment, Inc TSR
Children
Maquia [DVD] : When The Promised Flower Blooms
Mari Okaka, Manaka Iwami, Miyu Irino, Yōko Hikasa, Hiroaki Hirata
895.63 Maq
Edge Of Tomorrow [DVD]
Doug Liman, Christopher McQuarrie, Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Tom Cruise
SciFi/Fantasy
Pride & Prejudice [DVD]
Joe Wright, Keira Knightley, Talulah Riley, Rosamund Pike, Jena Malone
Drama
F For Fake [DVD]
Orson Welles, Peter Bogdanovich, Oja Kodar, Elmyr de Hory, Clifford Irving
001.95 F
Prince [DVD] : Reign Of The Prince Of Ages
Ray Newman, Prince, publisher Azure Entertainment (Firm)
B Pri
Four Rooms [DVD]
Tim Roth, Alicia Witt, Bruce Willis, Ione Skye, Jennifer Beals
Comedy
Sherlock Holmes. The Complete Granada Television Series, Discs 11 & 12 [DVD]
Jeremy Brett, Arthur Conan Doyle, Granada Media (Firm), Granada Television, MPI Home Video (Firm)
Drama
Frank [DVD]
Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan, Lenny Abrahamson, Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson
Comedy
The Game [DVD]
Toby Whithouse, Niall MacCormick, Daniel O'Hara, Jonathan Aris, Shaun actor Dooley
Drama
Gilmore Girls. The Complete First Season [DVD].
Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Warner Home Video (Firm)
Comedy
The Lego Movie [DVD]
Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks
Children
Godzilla Vs. King Ghidorah [DVD] ; Godzilla And Mothra : The Battle For Earth
Tomoyuki Tanaka, Anna Nakagawa, Kōsuke Toyohara, Megumi Odaka, Tetsuya Bessho
SciFi/Fantasy
Tomorrowland [DVD]
Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird, Jeff Jensen, George Clooney, Brittany Robertson
SciFi/Fantasy
Gotham. The Complete First Season, Discs 1 & 2 [DVD]
Bruno Heller, Benjamin McKenzie, David Mazouz, Donal Logue, Jada Pinkett Smith
Drama
Wonder Woman [DVD]
Bruce Timm, Michael Jelenic, Lauren Montgomery, Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion
Action
Hot Wheels Battle Force 5. Season One, Volume Two [DVD]
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ), Inc Mattel, Warner Home Video (Firm), Cartoon Network (Television network)
Children