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Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett
Description: A string of grisly murders is traced back to the sinister, sensuous Countess, an infamous resident of the stylish Hotel Cortez in downtown Los Angeles. It is a visually stunning, visceral feast. Come explore the hidden corridors of this fiendishly entertaining show with accommodating extras.
Call Number: Horror
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Tyler Alvarez, Griffin Gluck, Jimmy Tatro, production company CBS Studios Inc., broadcaster Netflix (Firm)
Description: A true crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images. Over the course of the eight-episode season, an aspiring sophomore documentarian Peter Maldanaldo investigates the controversial and potentially unjust expulsion of Dylan Maxwell, the troubled senior accused of the phallic vandalization. A parody done in a mocumentary style.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Levan Akin, Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakishvili, Giorgi Tsereteli
Description: A passionate coming-of-age tale set amidst the conservative confines of modern Tbilisi, the film follows Merab, a competitive dancer who is thrown off balance by the arrival of Irakli, a fellow male dancer with a rebellious streak.
Call Number: 892.4 And
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Gary Dauberman, Peter Safran, James Wan, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga
Description: Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her 'safely' behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest's holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target, the Warrens' ten-year-old daughter, Judy, and her friends.
Call Number: Horror
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Elizabeth Banks, Evan Spiliotopoulos, David Auburn, Doug Belgrad, Elizabeth Cantillon
Description: The Angels are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internationally. With the world's smartest, bravest, and most highly trained women all over the globe, there are now teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs everywhere.
Call Number: Action
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Les Mayfield, Shawn Schepps, Pauly Shore, Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser
Description: A prehistoric man, preserved through the centuries, is unearthed and comes to life in the San Fernando Valley, and soon fits right in at high school.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Allison Abbate, Wes Anderson, Jeremy (Producer), Dawson, Scott Rudin, Noah Baumbach
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a happy home life underground with their eccentric son Ash. Mr. Fox works as a journalist, but against the advice of Badger, his attorney, he moves his family into a larger and finer home inside a tree on a hill. The treehouse has an excellent view of the nearby farms of Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Ash becomes hostile when his cousin, Kristofferson, joins the family for an extended stay. Mr. Fox decides to raid the farms, but this leads the farmers to stakeout the treehouse. The farmers try to dig the Fox family out, but they dig even faster. Mr. Fox organizes a tunneling project to burrow under all three farms and steal all the chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Todd Phillips, Scott Silver, Bradley Cooper, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Joaquin Phoenix
Description: Most days, Arthur Fleck is bullied in public as he works as a clown-for-hire, but his slow descent into madness is hurried along by his mother's failing health, their strained connection with the rich Wayne family, and his failed comedy career.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew (Screenwriter) Lanham, Brie Larson, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall
Description: A powerful and thought-provoking true story follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or who were not afforded proper representation, with the support of local advocate Eva Ansley. One of his first and most incendiary cases is that of Walter McMillian.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Marvin Worth, Spike Lee, Arnold Perl, Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett
Description: Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Cy Howard, William Daniels, Jack Donohue, Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr
Description: Dan and Valerie plan a romantic second honeymoon to put the spark back in their relationship. While in Mexico, they find themselves accidentally divorced. Then, Valerie gets marries her husband's bachelor best friend in order to make him jealous.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Max (Maximilian) Karli, Pauline Gygax, Armelle Glorennec, Marc Bonny, Kate film producer Merkt
Description: After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Kōnosuke Uda, Eiichirō Oda, Tōei Animēshon Kabushiki Kaisha, Ltd FUNimation Productions
Description: A young man named Monkey D. Luffy dreams of becoming King of the Pirates.
Call Number: 895.63 One Season 1 Disc 1
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Jeremy Thomas, Reinhard Brundig, Jim Jarmusch, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska
Description: Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Paul Thomas Anderson, Joanne Sellar, Megan Ellison, Daniel Lupi, Daniel Day-Lewis
Description: Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of the British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by the scariest curse of all...love.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Josh Johnson, Carolee Mitchell, Christopher Palmer, Lloyd Kaufman, Atom Egoyan
Description: In the 1980s, videotape changed the world and laid the foundation for modern media culture. This film traces the rise and fall of VHS from its heyday as the mainstream home video format to its current status as a nostalgic relic and prize to collectors who still cherish it. Featuring interviews with both filmmakers and enthusiasts from the VHS era.
Call Number: 621.38833 Rew
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson, Aron Warner, John H Williams, Jeffrey Katzenberg
Description: A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord.
Call Number: Children
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Michael Chapman, Paul Schrader, Michael Phillips, Julia Phillips, Martin Scorsese
Description: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Hal Needham, Albert S. Ruddy, Brock Yates, Burt Reynolds, Farrah Fawcett
Description: A mad-cap, illegal cross country race is the focus of this car chase comedy.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Sacha Baron Cohen, Scott Rudin, Larry Charles, Alec Berg, David Mandel
Description: The creators and star of Borat bring you the hilarious comedy about what happens when the world's worst dictator comes to America. Stuck in New York and stripped of his power, Aladeen is finally forced to live his ultimate nightmare, the American dream. Featuring never-before-seen footage, that's outrageous and shamefully funny!
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
David Shore, Freddie Highmore, Nicholas Gonzalez, Antonia Thomas, Beau Garrett
Description: Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.
Call Number: Drama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Etienne Kallos, Sophie Erbs, Brent Vermeulen, Alex Van Dyk, Juliana Venter
Description: South Africa, Free State region, isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is different, secretive, and emotionally frail. One day his mother, fiercely religious, brings home Pieter, a hardened street orphan she wants to save, and asks Janno to make this stranger into his brother. The two boys start a fight for power, heritage, and parental love. The film explores teenage angst and family dynamics set against a harsh yet stunning South African backdrop.
Call Number: 839.36 Har
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
David Kirschner, Paul Gertz, Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Ed. Jr Begley
Description: A tale of adventure and fantasy, which sends a young boy into the pages of the world's greatest stories. Seeking refuge from a storm, timid Richard Tyler enters an empty library only to be swept away into the magical animated world of The Pagemaster, where legendary characters from literary classics come alive. Guided by a trio of talking books--Adventure, Fantasy and Horror--Richard must conquer his greatest fears before he can find his way home.
Call Number: Children
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Marc Bienstock, Jason Blum, M. Night Shyamalan, Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould
Description: When Becca and Tyler are sent to their grandparents' secluded Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong stay, they quickly discover something is not right with the elderly couple. Faced with strange rules and increasingly frightening behavior, the children soon realize it will take all their wits to make it home alive.
Call Number: Horror
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby
Description: Will sex ruin a perfect relationship between a man and a woman? That's what Harry and Sally debate during their first meeting and for the next eleven years.
Call Number: Comedy
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
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American Horror Story. The Complete Fifth Season, Hotel. Discs 1 & 2 [DVD]
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett
Horror
Only Lovers Left Alive [DVD]
Jeremy Thomas, Reinhard Brundig, Jim Jarmusch, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska
Drama
American Vandal. Season One [DVD]
Tyler Alvarez, Griffin Gluck, Jimmy Tatro, production company CBS Studios Inc., broadcaster Netflix (Firm)
Comedy
Phantom Thread [DVD]
Paul Thomas Anderson, Joanne Sellar, Megan Ellison, Daniel Lupi, Daniel Day-Lewis
Drama
And Then We Danced [DVD]
Levan Akin, Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakishvili, Giorgi Tsereteli
892.4 And
Rewind This! [DVD]
Josh Johnson, Carolee Mitchell, Christopher Palmer, Lloyd Kaufman, Atom Egoyan
621.38833 Rew
Annabelle Comes Home [DVD]
Gary Dauberman, Peter Safran, James Wan, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga
Horror
Shrek [DVD]
Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson, Aron Warner, John H Williams, Jeffrey Katzenberg
Children
Charlie's Angels [DVD]
Elizabeth Banks, Evan Spiliotopoulos, David Auburn, Doug Belgrad, Elizabeth Cantillon
Action
Taxi Driver [DVD]
Michael Chapman, Paul Schrader, Michael Phillips, Julia Phillips, Martin Scorsese
Drama
Encino Man [DVD]
Les Mayfield, Shawn Schepps, Pauly Shore, Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser
Comedy
The Cannonball Run [DVD]
Hal Needham, Albert S. Ruddy, Brock Yates, Burt Reynolds, Farrah Fawcett
Comedy
Fantastic Mr. Fox [DVD]
Allison Abbate, Wes Anderson, Jeremy (Producer), Dawson, Scott Rudin, Noah Baumbach
Comedy
The Dictator [DVD]
Sacha Baron Cohen, Scott Rudin, Larry Charles, Alec Berg, David Mandel
Comedy
Joker [Dvd Videorecoring]
Todd Phillips, Scott Silver, Bradley Cooper, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Joaquin Phoenix
Drama
The Good Doctor. Season One, Disc 1 & 2 [DVD]
David Shore, Freddie Highmore, Nicholas Gonzalez, Antonia Thomas, Beau Garrett
Drama
Just Mercy [DVD]
Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew (Screenwriter) Lanham, Brie Larson, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall
Drama
The Harvesters [DVD]
Etienne Kallos, Sophie Erbs, Brent Vermeulen, Alex Van Dyk, Juliana Venter
839.36 Har
Malcolm X [DVD]
Marvin Worth, Spike Lee, Arnold Perl, Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett
Drama
The Pagemaster [DVD]
David Kirschner, Paul Gertz, Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Ed. Jr Begley
Children
Marriage On The Rocks [DVD]
Cy Howard, William Daniels, Jack Donohue, Frank Sinatra, Deborah Kerr
Drama
The Visit [DVD]
Marc Bienstock, Jason Blum, M. Night Shyamalan, Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould
Horror
My Life As A Zucchini [DVD]
Max (Maximilian) Karli, Pauline Gygax, Armelle Glorennec, Marc Bonny, Kate film producer Merkt
Comedy
When Harry Met Sally [DVD]
Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby
Comedy
One Piece. Season 1, Disc 1, First Voyage [DVD]
Kōnosuke Uda, Eiichirō Oda, Tōei Animēshon Kabushiki Kaisha, Ltd FUNimation Productions
895.63 One Season 1 Disc 1