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Downstream at the Library: 10 Great Films You Can't Stream on Netflix

Having a Netflix streaming account gives you access to thousands of movies, but not these!


Allison Says: Pocket Money is my favorite in this collection
Amazon Says: Paul Newman Collection, The (DVD) more...
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Amazon Says: Badlands announced the arrival of a major talent: Terrence Malick (Days of Heaven). His impressionistic take on the notorious Charles Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate killing more...
Amazon Says: Badlands announced the arrival of a major talent: Terrence Malick (Days of Heaven). His impressionistic take on the notorious Charles Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate killing spree of the late 1950s uses a serial-killer narrative as a springboard for an oblique teenage romance, lovingly and idiosyncratically enacted by Martin Sheen (Apocalypse Now) and Sissy Spacek (Carrie). The film also introduced many of the elements that would earn Malick his passionate following: the enigmatic approach to narrative and character, the unusual use of voice-over, the juxtaposition of human violence with natural beauty, the poetic investigation of American dreams and nightmares. This debut has spawned countless imitations, but none have equaled its strange sublimity. less...
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Amazon Says: Manny Ballestero is an honest hardworking musician at New York's Stork Club. When his wife needs money for dental treatment, Manny goes to the local insurance office to borrow more...
Amazon Says: Manny Ballestero is an honest hardworking musician at New York's Stork Club. When his wife needs money for dental treatment, Manny goes to the local insurance office to borrow on her policy. Employees at the office mistake him for a hold-up man who robbed them the year before and the police are called. The film tells the true story of what happened to Manny and his family. less...
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Amazon Says: Released in 1971 to critical acclaim and public controversy, THE LAST PICTURE SHOW garnered eight Academy Award(r) nominations (including Best Picture) and was hailed as the m more...
Amazon Says: Released in 1971 to critical acclaim and public controversy, THE LAST PICTURE SHOW garnered eight Academy Award(r) nominations (including Best Picture) and was hailed as the most important work by a young American director since Citizen Kane. A surprisingly frank, bittersweet drama of social and sexual mores in small-town Texas, the film features a talent-laden cast led by Jeff Bridges (The Mirror Has Two Faces), Cybill Shepherd (TV's "Cybill") and Timothy Bottoms (The Man in the Iron Mask). Cloris Leachman (TV's "The Mary Tyler Moore Show") and Ben Johnson (Rio Grande) each won Oscars(r) for their work in supporting roles. This modern classic is a must-have for every movie lover. less...
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Amazon Says: Night of the Iguana starring Richard Burton more...
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