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New Arrivals - Feature Films on DVD for the week of August 26

Check out the feature films on DVD recently added to the library's collection.


Amazon Says: In this pre-civil War saga, Walter Pigeon, as Confederate renegade William Cantrell, along with his raiders, clashes with the new marshal of Kansas City, Bob Seton (John Wayne more...
Amazon Says: In this pre-civil War saga, Walter Pigeon, as Confederate renegade William Cantrell, along with his raiders, clashes with the new marshal of Kansas City, Bob Seton (John Wayne). Their long-standing rivalry of love and power reaches dangerous proportions when Seton exposes Cantrell and his guerillas, who have been raiding both Union and Confederate lines. Roy Rogers co-stars in one of his earliest film roles. less...
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Amazon Says: Original Yashraj Films DVD more...
Amazon Says: Original Yashraj Films DVD less...
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Amazon Says: Ellie, a 12-year-old immigrant girl from Israel, is lonely and homesick. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. Trust slowly builds as the two teach more...
Amazon Says: Ellie, a 12-year-old immigrant girl from Israel, is lonely and homesick. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. Trust slowly builds as the two teach each other about life in America. As Ellie and Thuy become inseparable, they eventually hurt and betray each other. Ellie must give up her most prized possession, in order to save their friendship. Based on the filmmaker's own experience, Foreign Letters is a story about prejudice, poverty, shame, and the power of friendship to heal us. The film features the music of iconic Israeli musician Chava Alberstein, who was the director's favorite musician when her family immigrated to the US in 1982. less...
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Amazon Says: I hate luv storys is the maxim Jay lives by. But as an assistant director to Veer, the most famous romantic filmmaker of Indian Film Industry, Jay has little option but to liv more...
Amazon Says: I hate luv storys is the maxim Jay lives by. But as an assistant director to Veer, the most famous romantic filmmaker of Indian Film Industry, Jay has little option but to live with larger than life, glossy, cinematic love on an everyday basis. Things only get worse when he is made to work under the new production designer on the film... Simran, with whom he shares the strangest first encounter! Simran loves luv storys; So much so that even her life has begun to resemble one. With her ideal job and the perfect boyfriend, Raj, she lives a blissful, dreamy life; One that is rudely interrupted by Jay s cynicism. The turmoil s of Jay and Simran s life, is ironically interweaved with the Luv Story that they are working on.... But will Jay and Simran ever find their own Luv Story ???? less...
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Amazon Says: Hailed as an uncompromising look at life on the dark side, Last Exit to Brooklyn follows a gang of young hoodlums, a down and out call girl, an alcoholic father, and a low lev more...
Amazon Says: Hailed as an uncompromising look at life on the dark side, Last Exit to Brooklyn follows a gang of young hoodlums, a down and out call girl, an alcoholic father, and a low level union official as they attempt to survive in the harsh underbelly of lower class 1950s Brooklyn. Adapted from the cult classic best-selling novel by Hubert Selby Jr., the New York Times calls Last Exit "harrowing" yet "savagely beautiful." less...
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Amazon Says: From the masters of horror who brought you The Blair Witch Project comes a terrifying new vision of evil that will redefine horror once again. A mysterious evil is waiting for more...
Amazon Says: From the masters of horror who brought you The Blair Witch Project comes a terrifying new vision of evil that will redefine horror once again. A mysterious evil is waiting for Molly (Gretchen Lodge), who moves with her new husband into her late father’s empty country house. Haunted by dark demons, she is soon left alone to confront a lurking presence inside the house – one that could drive her beyond the edge of pure fear. Hailed as “guaranteed to haunt you” (Dread Central), Lovely Molly breaks new ground in raw, cutting-edge horror, delivering scares that slice to your very soul. You will never want to turn off the lights again! less...
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Amazon Says: Bishop Luther Lance Love Jones (Lavell Crawford) and his wife, Beulah Mae (Patrice Lovely) have made a business of saving relationships on the brink of disaster. But when thre more...
Amazon Says: Bishop Luther Lance Love Jones (Lavell Crawford) and his wife, Beulah Mae (Patrice Lovely) have made a business of saving relationships on the brink of disaster. But when three couples show up for their latest marriage retreat, the issues destroying their relationships may be more than even they can fix. It s up to Bishop Luther and Beaulah Mae to teach these couples that a having a little faith in yourself and each other goes a long way in making a couple marriage material. Bonus Feature: Making of Featurette. less...
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Amazon Says: 1357. Half of the Eastern world is controlled by the savage Golden Horde. While the West waits in fear, a bloody battle erupts inside the Khan dynasty, threatening the existen more...
Amazon Says: 1357. Half of the Eastern world is controlled by the savage Golden Horde. While the West waits in fear, a bloody battle erupts inside the Khan dynasty, threatening the existence of the most powerful empire on earth. less...
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Amazon Says: Considered as Hollywood's first "western noir". Pursued written by Niven Busch (Duel in the Sun) co-stars Robert Mitchum (Out of the Past) as Jeb, a man emotionally scarred by more...
Amazon Says: Considered as Hollywood's first "western noir". Pursued written by Niven Busch (Duel in the Sun) co-stars Robert Mitchum (Out of the Past) as Jeb, a man emotionally scarred by his tragic past and inner demons. Judith Anderson (Rebecca) plays Mrs. Callum, a widow who rescues Jeb when he was a child and raises him as her own with her two biological children. Making Jeb's life even more complicated is the fact that he and his adopted sister, Thorley (Teresa Wright, Shadow of a Doubt) fall in love with each other, while his adopted brother, Adam (John Rodney) has come to hate him. Dean Jagger plays Grant, a one-armed stranger who seems bent on tormenting Jeb, Alan Hale plays Jake Dingle, a casino owner who becomes Jeb's business partner and Harry Carey, Jr. plays Prentice, a young man in love with Thorley. Pursued features gorgeous black-and-white cinematography by James Wong Howe (Hud), rousing musical score by Max Steiner (Casablanca) and great direction by legendary director Raoul Walsh (White Heat). less...
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Amazon Says: Driven by a clever script and fine performances, Smart People is set in the land of academia, a place where both Lawrence and Vanessa have taken refuge and plunged themselves more...
Amazon Says: Driven by a clever script and fine performances, Smart People is set in the land of academia, a place where both Lawrence and Vanessa have taken refuge and plunged themselves into as escape from the external world. In spite of their high IQs, both father and daughter are equally clueless when it comes to navigating relationships. This becomes obvious as Vanessa develops a line-blurring relationship with her uncle, and Lawrence stumbles in romancing his doctor. If Vanessa wants a shot at happiness and Lawrence wants to make things work in his love life, both will have to adopt new attitudes or risk further alienation. Starring Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page, and Thomas Hayden Church. less...
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Amazon Says: Sisters Sheila (Terri J. Vaughn, Meet the Browns) and Lynn (Vanessa Williams, Soul Food) have lived very different lives, but they’re both at a crossroads and need a change. more...
Amazon Says: Sisters Sheila (Terri J. Vaughn, Meet the Browns) and Lynn (Vanessa Williams, Soul Food) have lived very different lives, but they’re both at a crossroads and need a change. With little in common except their love for sweets, they partner with their close friend Tommi (Rachel True, Half & Half) to open a bakery. It seems their recipe for success is complete, but these three strong, independent women are as distinct as the cupcake flavors they invent. New challenges, old rivalries and even a chance at love lead these ladies on a journey of self-awareness, affirmation and hope as they begin the next chapter in their lives. Inspiring, heart-warming and hilarious, SUGAR MOMMAS is the perfect treat. less...
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Amazon Says: Inspired by actual events, The Iceman follows notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski (Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon) from his early days in the mob until his ar more...
Amazon Says: Inspired by actual events, The Iceman follows notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski (Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon) from his early days in the mob until his arrest for the murder of more than 100 men. Appearing to be living the American dream as a devoted husband and father; in reality Kuklinski was a ruthless killer-for-hire. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters had any clue about his real profession. less...
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Amazon Says: A peerless chronicler of the soul who specialized in supremely emotional, visually exquisite films about the circumstances of women in Japanese society throughout its history, more...
Amazon Says: A peerless chronicler of the soul who specialized in supremely emotional, visually exquisite films about the circumstances of women in Japanese society throughout its history, Kenji Mizoguchi (Ugetsu) had already been directing movies for decades when he made THE LIFE OF OHARU in 1952. But this epic portrait of an inexorable fall from grace, starring the incredibly talented Kinuyo Tanaka (The Ballad of Narayama) as an imperial lady-in-waiting who gradually descends to street prostitution, was the movie that gained its director international attention, ushering in a new golden period for him. less...
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Amazon Says: As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch (Trouble in Paradise) stars Jack Benny (The Jack Benny Program) and, in her final screen appearance more...
Amazon Says: As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch (Trouble in Paradise) stars Jack Benny (The Jack Benny Program) and, in her final screen appearance, Carole Lombard (My Man Godfrey) as husband-and-wife thespians in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who become caught up in a dangerous spy plot. TO BE OR NOT TO BE is a Hollywood film of the boldest black humor, which went into production soon after the U.S. entered World War II. Lubitsch manages to brilliantly balance political satire, romance, slapstick, and urgent wartime suspense in a comic high-wire act that has never been equaled. less...
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Amazon Says: The backwoods of West Virginia are deeper, darker and deadlier than ever in this all-new, unrated chapter of WRONG TURN! The cutting-edge terror continues when a small mining more...
Amazon Says: The backwoods of West Virginia are deeper, darker and deadlier than ever in this all-new, unrated chapter of WRONG TURN! The cutting-edge terror continues when a small mining town hosts the legendary Mountain Man Festival on Halloween, where crowds of costumed partygoers gather for a wild night of music and mischief. But a killer celebration soon gives way to a blood-soaked feeding frenzy when an inbred family of hillbilly cannibals trick and treat themselves to a group of visiting college students who are just dying for a good time less...
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