New DVD List: The JT LeRoy Story, Zero Days, & More

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by Dewey Decimal Diver

JT Leory Story film still

Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection.

Author DVD coverAuthor: The JT LeRoy Story

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Presented at the True/False Film Fest in 2016, this film tells the story behind literary persona JT LeRoy, the fictional writer created by American author Laura Albert. This epic and entertaining account plunges us into a glittery world of rock shows, fashion events, and the Cannes red carpet where LeRoy becomes a sensation. As she recounts her odyssey, Albert also reveals the intricate web spun by her irrepressible creative forces.

Zero Days dvd coverZero Days
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A black ops cyber attack launched by the U.S. and Israel on an Iranian nuclear facility unleashed malware with unforeseen consequences. The Stuxnet virus infiltrated its pre-determined target only to spread its infection outward, ultimately exposing systemic vulnerabilities that threatened the very safety of the planet. Delve deep into the burgeoning world of digital warfare in this documentary thriller.

Victoria dvd coverVictoria
Season 1
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In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world. “Victoria” follows the drama of the candid, spirited monarch, who was perhaps the first woman to have it all.

Off the Rails dvd coverOff the Rails
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The remarkable true story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger’s syndrome, whose overwhelming love of transit has landed him in jail 32 times for impersonating New York City bus drivers and subway conductors by driving their routes. Over three decades, Darius commandeered hundreds of trains and buses, staying en route and on schedule, without ever getting paid.

Mr Robot dvd coverMr. Robot
Season 2
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Winner of the Golden Globe for Best TV Drama, “Mr. Robot” follows Elliot Alderson, a young cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety. Following the events of fsociety’s 5/9 hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season explores the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control.

Command and Control dvd coverCommand and Control
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Based on The New York Times Best Seller by Eric Schlosser, the film tells the story of the 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas. In minute-by-minute detail, through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers and first responders, this film reveals the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster.

Other notable releases:

Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely All of ItWebsite / Reviews
Among the Believers – Website / Reviews / Trailer
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective AgencySeason 1 – Website / Reviews
Dying of the Light – Website / Reviews / Trailer
GirlsSeason 5 – Website / Reviews
GreenleafSeason 1 – Website / Reviews
Hairspray Live! – Website / Reviews / Trailer
Harley and the Davidsons – Website / Reviews / Trailer
HomelandSeason 5 – Website / Reviews
Homo sapiens – Website / Reviews / Trailer
Indian Point – Website / Reviews / Trailer
The Librarians” – Season 2 – Website / Reviews
PortlandiaSeason 6 – Website / Reviews
Rizzoli & IslesSeason 7 – Website / Reviews
SherlockSeason 4 – Website / Reviews
Suited – Website / Reviews / Trailer
12 MonkeysSeason 2 – Website / Reviews
UndercoverSeason 1 – Website / Reviews
Wizard Mode – Website / Reviews / Trailer

Author: Dewey Decimal Diver

Organizer, list maker, shelf watcher. Constantly diving into the library collection in search of new items to share.