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New Arrivals - Feature Films on DVD for the week of April 15

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


Amazon Says: Widely hailed as one of the best films of 2009, the latest from the renowned director of Beau Travail, Claire Denis' sublime 35 Shots of Rum is the moving story of a father an more...
Amazon Says: Widely hailed as one of the best films of 2009, the latest from the renowned director of Beau Travail, Claire Denis' sublime 35 Shots of Rum is the moving story of a father and daughter whose close-knit, tender relationship is disrupted by a handsome young suitor. Sumptuously filmed and featuring an evocative score by the Tindersticks, 35 Shots of Rum casts a lovely spell unlike any other movie you've seen. SPECIAL FEATURES - Transfer from original HD source material - Interview with Claire Denis (2009, 20 min.) - Claire Denis in conversation with Judith Mayne at the Wexner Center for the Arts (2004, 71 min.) - Production Stills Gallery - Official Theatrical Trailer - Essay by Rob White, Editor of Film Quarterly less...
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Amazon Says: A vicious psychopath murders your fiance?, then rapes you. Do you call the cops, fight back, run like hell? Or do you bond with your tormentor? Events that plunge emotionally more...
Amazon Says: A vicious psychopath murders your fiance?, then rapes you. Do you call the cops, fight back, run like hell? Or do you bond with your tormentor? Events that plunge emotionally fragile Hope Masters (Cheryl Ladd of TV's Charlie's Angels) into a living nightmare become more monstrous when, frightened into believing the twisted, self-serving tale her attacker (Sam Elliott) weaves, she comes to view him as a hero. She trusts him, depends on him, lets him become part of her life. And Hope lies for him - a lie that leads to her arrest and trial for her fiance?'s murder. The fact-based A Death in California locks a heartbreakingly vulnerable woman, a manipulative killer and viewers in a bizarre dance of crime, punishment and death.This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply. less...
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Amazon Says: This charming, Academy Award winner (1979, Screenplay) cycles high on comedy as four friends come to terms with life after high school. When top-notch cyclist Dave (Dennis Ch more...
Amazon Says: This charming, Academy Award winner (1979, Screenplay) cycles high on comedy as four friends come to terms with life after high school. When top-notch cyclist Dave (Dennis Christopher) learns that the world's bicycling champions are always Italian, he attempts to turn himself into an Italian, driving his parents (Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley) crazy. But everything changes after he meets the Italian racing team-an encounter that ultimately leads him and his friends (Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley) to challenge the local college boys in the town's annual bike race. less...
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Amazon Says: Set in the Song Dynasty, when the men of the Yang Clan are massacred in battle, their women, from elderly grandmother to little sisters, put on armor, take up swords, and lead more...
Amazon Says: Set in the Song Dynasty, when the men of the Yang Clan are massacred in battle, their women, from elderly grandmother to little sisters, put on armor, take up swords, and lead the army to victory seeking vengeance against the armies, as well as the corrupt official who allowed it to happen. Produced by Jackie Chan, this action-packed war epic of the real-life story of the Yang family s women generals stars Cecilia Chung as Mu Guiying, the celebrated woman warrior and Yang family daughter-in-law, as well as veteran wuxia actress Cheng Pei Pei as the 100-year-old Yang matriarch. '90s action sweetheart She Taijun, Yukari Oshima and Taiwanese actor/singer Richie Ren also star in this epic and legendary martial arts spectacular.ExtrasBehind the Scenes Trailers less...
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Amazon Says: Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in this thrilling, action-packed adventure that picks up where Casino Royale left off. Betrayed by the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge t more...
Amazon Says: Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in this thrilling, action-packed adventure that picks up where Casino Royale left off. Betrayed by the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. On a nonstop quest for justice that crisscrosses the globe, Bond meets the beautiful but feisty Camille (Olga Kurylenko), who leads him to Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), a ruthless businessman and major force within the mysterious Quantum organization. When Bond uncovers a conspiracy to take control of one of the world’s most important natural resources, he must navigate a minefield of treachery, deception and murder to neutralize Greene before it’s too late! Audio: English: 5.1 DTS, 5.1 Dolby Digital, SDH / Spanish & French: 5.1 Dolby Digital Language: Dubbed: English, French & Spanish / Subtitled: English & Spanish Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1 less...
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Amazon Says: Longtime partners Detectives David Fisk and Thomas Cowan investigate a series of vigilante killings in a gritty and sophisticated New York City crime thriller. From acclaimed more...
Amazon Says: Longtime partners Detectives David Fisk and Thomas Cowan investigate a series of vigilante killings in a gritty and sophisticated New York City crime thriller. From acclaimed director Jon Avnet (Up Close & Personal, th War) less...
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Amazon Says: Tequila Sunrise (DVD)Academy Award-winning superstar Mel Gibson ("Maverick," "Lethal Weapon" series), Kurt Russell ("Tombstone," "Tango and Cash") and Academy Award-nominee Mi more...
Amazon Says: Tequila Sunrise (DVD)Academy Award-winning superstar Mel Gibson ("Maverick," "Lethal Weapon" series), Kurt Russell ("Tombstone," "Tango and Cash") and Academy Award-nominee Michelle Pfeiffer ("Dangerous Minds," "Batman Returns") star in this steamy, romantic thriller which explores the relationship between two longtime friends -- one a drug dealer looking for a way out, and the other, a cop assigned to trap his friend. Caught between them -- and powerfully drawn to both -- is the beautiful Michelle Pfeiffer. Written and directed by Academy Award-winner Robert Towne ("The Firm," "Chinatown") and co-starring Golden Globe-winner Raul Julia ("Addams Family Values," "Kiss of the Spider Woman").]]> less...
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Amazon Says: Striving for the ultimate inner beauty can be deadly. Six gorgeous women from different walks of life decide to check into a high end YOGA studio with extremely strict rules. more...
Amazon Says: Striving for the ultimate inner beauty can be deadly. Six gorgeous women from different walks of life decide to check into a high end YOGA studio with extremely strict rules. They follow the extreme rules as best they can to eventually gain the ultimate beauty. Strange and scary events begin to happen in this unusual place and the women begin to wonder why some of the other students go missing. Did they simply drop out of the class because of the rigid rules or is there some other evil presence killing the YOGA class one by one. Who will ultimately survive this horrific adventure to become the world's most perfectly beautiful woman? less...
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Amazon Says: Nora had a plan. It would bring her ex-husband, Jose, and the rest of their family together for a magnificent Passover feast. But there is a flaw in her plan- a mysterious pho more...
Amazon Says: Nora had a plan. It would bring her ex-husband, Jose, and the rest of their family together for a magnificent Passover feast. But there is a flaw in her plan- a mysterious photograph from the past, hidden under the bed, which leads Jose to reexamine their relationship and rediscover their undying love for each other. less...
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Amazon Says: From the director of the multi-award-winning A Prophet comes a gripping tale of two souls finding strength in each other after tragedy reunites them. Marion Cotillard (Academy more...
Amazon Says: From the director of the multi-award-winning A Prophet comes a gripping tale of two souls finding strength in each other after tragedy reunites them. Marion Cotillard (Academy Award® winner, 2007, Best Actress, La Vie En Rose) gives a tour-de force performance as Stephanie, an orca trainer whose life is transformed when tragedy strikes during a show. Faced with unbearable circumstances she turns to Ali (Matthias Schoenaerts, Bullhead), a street boxer fighting his own battle of life-changing events. As their stories intersect, they navigate a gritty relationship in a world where love and courage appear in many forms. less...
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Amazon Says: Based on a true story, THE IMPOSSIBLE is the unforgettable account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrop more...
Amazon Says: Based on a true story, THE IMPOSSIBLE is the unforgettable account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. But the true-life terror is tempered by the unexpected displays of compassion, courage and simple kindness that Maria and her family encounter during the darkest hours of their lives. Both epic and intimate, devastating and uplifting, THE IMPOSSIBLE is a journey to the core of the human heart. less...
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